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Mitt Romney Fights Back On Two Fronts

Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign scrambled on Monday to fight challenges on two fronts: fellow Republican Newt Gingrich’s momentum and new Democratic accusations of Romney’s frequent flip flopping on policies. The former Massachusetts governor launched a media assault against President Barack … Continued




Ford O’Connell At Politico’s Arena: Can The Newt Boomlet Last?

Back from the dead, Newt Gingrich has landed a leading role in the James Bond-inspired political thriller “You Only Live Twice!” Gingrich’s remarkable rebirth is a direct result of his superior debate performances, the fact that his name is not … Continued



Romney’s Play For Iowa

Re-Posted From The Daily Caller In seven weeks, the game of musical chairs in the guise of debates will take a back seat to real voters in the Iowa caucuses. Although traditionally the Iowa caucuses have not determined the eventual Republican … Continued


Romney Still Trying To Seal Nomination

Mitt Romney is the Republican Party’s best bet against President Barack Obama. Polls show he does best in head-to-head matchups against Obama, he has the most organized campaign team among Republican candidates, and he is easily winning the money primary … Continued


Perry’s Not Done Yet

Rick Perry’s “oops” moment will go down in history as one of the worst debate gaffes in presidential political history. But, it doesn’t kill Perry’s campaign. “Rick Perry still has a chance,” former presidential campaign advisor Ford O’Connell, a Republican, … Continued


After Debate Gaffe, A Rattled Perry Focuses On Iowa

Gov. Rick Perry spent Thursday putting the best face he could on one of the worst TV debate moments in U.S. presidential campaign history. But his supporters and donors alike are deeply rattled, and they are treating first-test Iowa, with its caucus … Continued