Monthly Archives: August 2011

Rasmussen: Iowa Caucus Up In The Air

A lot can happen between now and next year, but at this juncture it appears that Bachmann and Romney are in good standing in the Hawkeye State, according to Rasmussen. In the Iowa caucus race for the Republican presidential nomination, … Continued


S&P Could Downgrade U.S. Credit Rating Again

Now that S&P has downgraded U.S. credit rating by one notch to “AA-plus,” the blame game on Capitol Hill has begun. Let’s remember it took more than 30 years of irresponsible spending habits by the federal government to get to … Continued


Iowa Straw Poll Wrinkle: Photo ID Required

Safeguards to protect against voter fraud have now been extended to next week’s Iowa Straw Poll. It will be interesting to see if other GOP presidential straw polls will implement similar measures. To ensure only Iowans participate in the 2011 … Continued



Tim Pawlenty Goes Long On Ames Straw Poll

Let’s be honest, if Tim Pawlenty does not secure a first or second place finish in the Ames straw poll next week his campaign for president may never takeoff. Of course Michele Bachmann is a big hurdle to overcome, as … Continued



Is Jon Huntsman’s Presidential Campaign Imploding?

Anyone who has spent any amount of time on a presidential campaign knows that there will be disagreements among staffers and a certain amount of infighting as folks jockey for position and influence within the campaign. Given self-inflicted the slew of … Continued


Poll: Romney Tied With Obama, Leads GOP Field In Florida

The latest Quinnipiac University survey (published Aug, 4) for the all important battleground state of Florida shows former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney tied with President Obama. Romney has a significant lead among the GOP field in the Sunshine State. Texas Governor … Continued