Ron Paul finished just behind Michele Bachmann in Saturday’s Ames Straw Poll, yet the mainstream media chose to downright ignore this impressive achievement. And while it is extremely unlikely that Rep. Paul will win the GOP presidential nomination in 2012, … Continued
Probably not a wise move for the first-term New Jersey governor, but The New York Times’ Ross Douthat makes a compelling case for Chris Christie’s entrance into the race. Of course it would be an epic gamble on his part, … Continued
Winning the GOP presidential nomination is all about capturing lightening in a bottle, and it is never wise to publicly downplay the importance of a nominating contest, particularly the first one out of the chute (Iowa). But Mitt Romney’s strategy … Continued
We have the utmost confidence that Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell will build on the success of the past two RGA chairs (Haley Barbour and Rick Perry), and maybe even parley his new role into a possible 2012 vice presidential bid. … Continued
Ford O’Connell and Democratic strategist Christy Setzer discuss Rick Perry’s impact on the 2012 Republican primary field and the race for the White House.
If the eventual GOP presidential nominee is unable to win the White House in 2012, the best way to check President Obama’s power is to control the U.S. Senate. The Republican Party currently needs to net four seats in 2012 … Continued
Ford O’Connell and Democratic strategist Christopher Hahn discusses Rick Perry’s entrance into the 2012 presidential race and the upcoming Ames Straw Poll.
Sarah Palin may not be officially seeking the Republican nomination for president, but she is making sure stays within the party’s public eye. Whether visiting the Iowa State Fair the day before the closely watched Iowa “straw poll” or roaring … Continued
Ford O’Connell Appeared On Fox News Live On 8/11/11 to discuss the upcoming Iowa GOP presidential debate and the Ames Straw Poll with Democratic strategist Jehmu Greene. Video available at:Â http://video.foxnews.com/v/1105530428001/what-to-expect-in-iowa/
This is not a good sign for the eventual Republican presidential nominee. If the GOP is to unseat Obama in 2012, Colorado could be a pivotal state. Democratic polling firm PPP reports that Obama maintains a healthy lead in The … Continued