Monthly Archives: January 2011

Rubio Casts Doubt On Tea Party Caucus

Freshman Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) was elected with strong Tea Party support, but he is not sure that forming a Senate Tea Party Caucus is a good idea. Rubio is not expected to attend the group’s first meeting on Jan. … Continued

N.H. Tea Party Win A Sign For 2012?

If anyone thought the tea party movement would fade away after the November elections, content to have played a key role in ousting the ruling Democratic class and splintered by internal divisions, they were mistaken. Saturday’s victory by tea party … Continued

Romney Wins New Hampshire Straw Poll

Former Bay State Gov. Mitt Romney cleaned house in a hyped New Hampshire straw poll yesterday, even as his national poll numbers show signs of trouble. Romney received 35 percent of votes in the first-ever straw poll of the Republican Party … Continued

Poll: Gov. Mike Huckabee Leader In GOP Field

Is Huckabee strong enough to beat Obama in 2012? Former Gov. Mike Huckabee is the clear frontrunner for the GOP presidential nomination, according to a national poll of Republican voters released Friday. The former Arkansas governor and Fox News host … Continued

12 Reasons Obama Wins in 2012

What does everyone think? 1. Power of Incumbency In the last 56 U.S. presidential elections, 31 have involved incumbents; 21 of those candidates have won more than one term. Based on these historical odds, Obama has a better-than-67-percent chance of … Continued

Conservatives Urge Mike Pence To Fill GOP ‘Void’

To understand the dissatisfaction on the right with the current crop of Republican presidential hopefuls, look no further than Mike Pence. An Indiana congressman with just five terms in public office, Pence is currently the subject of a draft movement — but … Continued

WaPo poll: Huckabee 21, Palin 19, Romney 17

Does anyone think that either of these three can beat Obama in 2012? I certainly don’t. Former Govs. Mike Huckabee (Ark.), Sarah Palin (Alaska) and Mitt Romney (Mass.) make up the top tier of the 2012 Republican presidential field, according to a new … Continued

With a Nudge, Obama Kicks Off His Reelection Campaign

President Obama‘s reelection campaign has kicked off: Virtually all White House political functions will be transferred to the Democratic National Committee and to the campaign itself, which will be run by Jim Messina, the president’s deputy chief of staff, and operate out … Continued