2012 Republican National Convention Day 3 Live Stream & Open Thread

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  Schedule starting 6:00p (CST) House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio Rep. Connie Mack, R-Fla. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., and wife, Callista Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush Sean Duffy Frantz Placide Craig Romney (video) Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. Grant Bennett Ted & Pat Oparowsky The Finlayson Family Bob White, Romney-Ryan campaign chairman Bain […]

Gingrich Bows Out, Santorum to Meet Romney

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Newt Gingrich in a video sent to supporters said that he would be officially suspending his campaign on Wednesday.  Different sources within the campaign state that it is expected to endorse Romney.  Last week in a speech in North Carolina he conceded that Romney is the nominee.  Gingrich said, “It’s clear Romney is the nominee […]

What to Do With Mitt Romney Now That Rick Santorum Is Out?

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That is a question that I have been pondering and one that will likely be hotly debated among conservatives.  I’ve been accused by a certain media personality that I will now move on to explain to my readers why they should vote for Mitt Romney.  I will do no such thing because frankly I’ve not […]

Romney Pulls Early April Trifecta Winning Maryland, DC and Wisconsin

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Mitt Romney had a good night as he won the District of Columbia primary winning 16 delegates there as expected.  He is projected to win the Maryland Primary which has 37 delegates up for grabs.  In the state where Rick Santorum had hoped for an upset Romney is also projected to win in Wisconsin which […]

Rick Santorum’s Polling in Pennsylvania

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The Pennsylvania Primary is on April 24th and the release of a new poll by Franklin & Marshall has the chattering class saying Rick Santorum’s lead has vanished in his own state!  He’s losing steam!  It disappeared!  The poll which was taken on 3/20 through 3/25 has Santorum with just a two point lead over […]

Santorum Wins Big in Louisiana

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Rick Santorum emerged the convincing winner of the Louisiana Primary winning every parish (county) in Louisiana except Orleans Parish where New Orleans is located.  Mitt Romney won that parish where he continues to demonstrate he can win in urban areas, but that not where the Republican base is located. (Results updated) With 100% of the […]

Mitt Romney: the Etch A Sketch Candidate

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In an interview with CNN, Eric Fehrnstrom, senior advisor to Mitt Romney, said better that I could why conservatives like myself are concerned about Mitt Romney as the nominee: John Fugelsang: Is there a concern that Santorum and Gingrich might force the governor to tack so far to the right it would hurt him with […]

Mitt Romney Wins Illinois Primary

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As expected.  Fox News and other news outlets were able to project Mitt Romney the winner of the Illinois Primary early. Early returns show Romney leading with 56 percent in Illinois, followed by Santorum with 27 percent. Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul are battling for third place. It is still unclear how the candidates will […]

Ron Paul: Is He Running a Campaign or a Coup?

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At the risk of receiving the wrath of the Paulbots yet again, and yes you are a Paulbot if you come over here only to comment on negative Paul posts.  I have several friends and readers (and a contributor) who back Congressman Ron Paul, and at least they take the time to read all of […]

Gingrich Can Only Play Spoiler Against Santorum

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We were told by Newt Gingrich’s campaign spokesperson, R.C. Hammond, that Mississippi and Alabama were must wins for Gingrich to be considered a credible candidate.  Newt Gingrich is no longer a credible candidate after last night’s losses.  Now he says the goal is to keep Mitt Romney from securing the 1144 delegates needed to win […]

Rick Santorum Sweeps Deep South; Wins Alabama and Mississippi Primaries

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After a victory on Saturday in Kansas Rick Santorum sweeps both the Alabama and Mississippi GOP primaries.  In Alabama, Santorum had a good turnout from evangelicals in that state to help give him the boost.  In Mississippi, it was a close three-way race with Santorum edging out Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney.  Ron Paul finished […]

Gingrich Needs to Exit as Santorum Leads in Alabama

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How Newt Gingrich still claims relevancy in this campaign is beyond me since he couldn’t even surpass the 50% threshold in his own home state of Georgia on Tuesday.  As he’s taking it easy in Alabama perhaps he’ll finally have to deal with political reality – this is a two person race between Mitt Romney […]

Super Tuesday Split Decision

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Mitt Romney had a good night, but it wasn’t a deal closing night.  He won five states: his home state of Massachusetts, Idaho, Vermont and Virginia.  He then eked out a win in Ohio beating Rick Santorum by one percentage point.  38% to 37%.  Santorum won three states: North Dakota, Oklahoma and Tennessee.  Newt Gingrich […]

Mitt Romney Really Does Like Earmarks and Individual Mandates

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I’ve been out of the loop since Thursday dealing with the revelation that my son has cancer and all that it will mean for my family over the next few months.  So if you’re wondering why I haven’t posted since Thursday and you don’t follow me on Facebook or Twitter to hear the news that’s […]

Reaction Over Andrew Breitbart’s Death

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There has been numerous statements made about the news of Andrew Breitbart’s sudden death today.  Here are a few of them: Rick Santorum: I am stunned by the news of Andrew’s passing.  Andrew was a revolutionary voice and energetic advocate for conservatism across the country.  What separated Andrew from most was his courage to stand […]