Monthly Archives: June 2011

Can Jon Huntsman Win The GOP Presidential Nomination?

We know former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman was able to make a compelling pitch to GOP insiders to land some high-end bundlers and to ink top-flight political talent. Huntsman now has a narrow window to make an equally compelling pitch to rank-and-file … Continued



2011 Governors Races – June 2011 Update

Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and West Virginia are electing governors in 2011, but the contests look to be competitive in only two states.  In Louisiana and Mississippi, no strong Democratic candidate has emerged and there is no sign that the Democratic … Continued



Will GOP Primary Voters Pick A Winner in 2012?

Ford O’Connell comments on the key litmus test for the eventual Republican nominee to challenge President Barack Obama in 2012 (originally published in The Daily Caller): Thirty years ago, Ronald Reagan framed the question as, “Are you better off than … Continued



2012 Is All About Florida

We have been stressing the importance of the Sunshine State for the eventual 2012 GOP nominee from the outset. “Florida is by far and away the single most important state for the GOP and its presidential contenders, both in the … Continued


Michele Bachmann: Underestimated By The Media

Of course Michele Bachmann has been underestimated. But then again, the media has underestimated most of the 2012 GOP field (except for Donald Trump) since the process began. Bachmann is a strong personality who knows how to connect with an … Continued



Bachmann In For 2012…For Now

On Monday night in New Hampshire, Michele Bachmann declared that she is running for president in 2012 and showed why she belongs in the GOP conversation. But is Mrs. Bachmann in for the long haul? Only time will tell. Now … Continued