McCain Says Romney Taxes Fine, But He Picked Palin Because She Was a “Better Candidate”

By: Tuesday July 17, 2012 2:30 pm

John McCain wants you to know that there wasn’t something devastating hidden in Mitt Romney’s 20 years of tax returns that stopped McCain from picking Romney over Sarah Palin. The reason McCain didn’t pick Romney, McCain says, is simply because Sarah Palin was a much better candidate. From Politico: “Of course not,” McCain told POLITICO [...]

The Case for an Early VP Pick

By: Tuesday July 17, 2012 12:41 pm

The New York Times is reporting that Mitt Romney may officially select his running mate very soon, possibly as early as this week. If Romney does choose a running mate in July, it will be one of the earliest selections in presidential history. From a strategic perspective it seems announcing a running mate as early [...]

GOP Presidential Primary Calendar Finally Starting to Take Shape

By: Monday October 3, 2011 12:51 pm

After the usual jockeying for position, it looks like the Republican Presidential primary calendar is finally starting to take shape in ways that require still-undeclared candidates to get in or miss the train. Last Friday, in an attempt to be the first large population state with a primary, Florida broke the Republican Party’s primary rules [...]

Quinnipiac: Rick Perry GOP Front Runner with or without Palin

By: Wednesday August 31, 2011 11:58 am

In the short period of time since Texas Governor Rick Perry officially joined the Republican President primary, every major polling operation has found him with a significant lead in their nationwide surveys. Quinnipiac is the latest pollster to confirm Perry’s status with a new poll showing him leading Mitt Romney by six points. From Quinnipiac: [...]

Michele Bachmann Posts Impressive Numbers if Palin Doesn’t Run

By: Tuesday June 28, 2011 1:01 pm

If Sarah Palin chooses not to run for President it would create a big opening for Michele Bachmann to rally the hard right Republican primary voters around her candidacy according to the latest PPP polling.

The Older Republicans Heart Romney

By: Monday June 13, 2011 12:15 pm

Good news for Romney. The latest Gallup polls shows him ahead in a key demographic, older voters. If they come to the polls, that will make it easier for him to clench the Republican nomination.

Romney’s Key Trait: Inoffensiveness

By: Friday June 3, 2011 11:24 am

At this point Mitt Romney has two advantages in the Republican primary. Most people know who he is and they don’t automatically think he would make a terrible president. This puts him in better shape than the rest of the field. From Pew: Of the party‚Äôs best-known possible candidates, only Mitt Romney has broad potential [...]

One is the Lonest Number for Jon Huntsman

By: Wednesday June 1, 2011 1:04 pm

What do you do when your support is not one percent, but one lone voter?

Mitt Sitting Pretty: Romney Leads Latest Poll of GOP Field

By: Thursday May 26, 2011 5:03 pm

The news for Mitt Romney has been pretty good lately; he leads the Republican presidential field in the the latest Gallup poll of the race. Romney also ranks first among potential Republican primary voters who feel business and the economy are the most important issue right now. While polling at only 17 percent is a [...]

Gallup: Huckabee With Small Lead in Crowded Field

By: Friday March 25, 2011 2:47 pm

Mike Huckabee leads among the 2012 Republican presidential hopefuls, but his share of the vote is only 19 percent, according to a new comprehensive Gallup poll of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents. From Gallup: Follow up questions found that if just Huckabee or Huckabee and Sarah Palin decided not to run, Mitt Romney would lead the [...]

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