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Perry Reenergized By Fundraising, But Debates Loom

Reenergized by fundraising numbers that augur a two-man race with Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination, Gov. Rick Perry will spend the weekend connecting with Christian conservatives here and early primary voters in Iowa. But he’s got a dark cloud looming … Continued


Dancing With Bloggers: How To Avoid Tripping

Re-Posted From Campaigns & Elections If your campaign’s earned media strategy is built around emailing press releases to a press list handed down from the local party or from a previous campaign, you shouldn’t be surprised when you don’t get … Continued


Has Sarah Palin Missed Her Chance?

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin can still throw her hat into the presidential ring, but she will not win the Republican nomination in 2012. That said, the book is not necessarily closed on Sarah Palin’s presidential aspirations. Palin is a … Continued


Perry Raises $17 Million In First Campaign Period

Texas Governor Rick Perry raised $17 million in his first quarter in his race for the Republican presidential nomination, solidifying his position as top rival to Mitt Romney. Perry’s campaign on Wednesday also reported an impressive $15 million in cash … Continued


Did Chris Christie Make The Right Choice?

At 49 years of age, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made the right decision. Christie will likely have other opportunities at becoming the GOP presidential nominee, especially if he continues his positive work in the Garden State. There are two … Continued


Obama Campaign Memo: Preview Of A Highly Negative 2012?

The Obama reelection campaign, up against the president’s low job-approval numbers, is on the offensive – and trying to lash the Republican Party to the conservative tea party movement. In a memo released Monday by the Chicago-based campaign, press secretary Ben LaBolt went … Continued


Romney Struggles To Win Republican Enthusiasm

Mitt Romney could be the presidential candidate with it all — money, organization, experience — except the thing he wants most. The love and enthusiasm of his fellow Republicans. Romney, the button-down establishment man, has never inspired the passion that … Continued


Should Chris Christie Run For President?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie would surely make a fine president if elected. But a successful run through the thorny gauntlet of the GOP nominating process requires an unquestioned commitment. It takes serious preparation, buy-in from your family, excellent messaging … Continued


Will President Obama Lose Colorado?

If the eventual GOP presidential nominee wins Colorado in addition to Florida, that individual will be the next president of the United States. But winning the Centennial State will not be easy. It will require an expansive, but efficient Republican … Continued