Ford O’Connell joined CNN’s Joe Johns to discuss Sarah Palin’s impact on the Republican presidential nominating process now that she has decided not to run for president.
Ford O’Connell discusses former Alaska governor Sarah Palin’s decision not to run for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, and who her potential endorsement might benefit at Al Jazeera English.
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
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
Ford O’Connell and Roll Call’s Shira Toeplitz join Chris Stirewalt on Fox News Live’s Power Play to discuss New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s no-go presidential bid prior to Christie’s formal annoucement, and the state of the 2012 GOP presidential field. … Continued
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
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
CivicForumPAC-backed candidate Bill Maloney could win this Tuesday’s (9/4/11) special election for the Mountain State’s governor’s mansion, according to Martin Gould at NewsMax. Bill Maloney, a Republican running on an anti-establishment ticket, has enough momentum to become the next governor … Continued
Aside from winning the White House, the best way for the GOP to weaken President Obama’s power is for Republicans to win control of the U.S. Senate. In 2012, 33 Senate seats will be up (23 Democratic-held seats will be … Continued
The Political Quarterback’s 2012 Electoral College scorecard remains relatively unchanged from July 2011. At the end of September, President Obama’s approval rating continues to sag and polls show strong showings by candidates Romney, Perry and even Cain against the increasingly … Continued