Ron takes the Strafford County, NH, GOP straw poll today by another landslide:
A staunch supporter of lower taxes, a dramatically smaller government, and long-term conservative monetary policy, a Ron Paul presidency could mean big changes for the US Dollar and its relationship to other currencies. We investigate the specific af
I’ve noticed a number of people on the Internet complaining about Ron Paul supporters recently. Many of them have the same complaint, that Ron Paul supporters are too pervasive. They call them Ron Paul spammers. They claim that a very few people are
Illinois head of GOP tears Ron Paul sign out of hands of a supporter and hands it to a colleague who stands on it about half way through the video. Chicago Tribune reported this, video just shows man standing on sign.
A weekly roundup of the buzz from the Sunday talk shows. He confided that it was not even his idea to come on the shows. "Somebody else made the decision for me," he said, "and I'm just doing what I was instructed to do."
As a presidential candidate, Democrat John Edwards has regularly attacked subprime lenders, particularly those that have filed foreclosure suits against victims of Hurricane Katrina. But as an investor, Mr. Edwards has ties to lenders foreclosing on
Gov. Bill Richardson ordered the state Health Department on Friday to resume planning of a medical marijuana program despite the agency's worries about possible federal prosecution.
Just about every Republican and Democrat has flubbed an answer to a question or made a borderline inappropriate comment — some so uncomfortable they make you cringe — only to take back the remarks or seek to clarify them later when under fire.
Chalk a surprising victory up to Ron Paul in the early days of the presidential race. There was a low-profile straw poll in Alabama, and he won in a landslide. I'm sure critics will laugh this one off, and the mainstream media is ignoring it. But
[Another message to the supporters of Ron Paul, and his campaign.] The problem for Paul is that a lot of his supporters take things too far; touting online polls or sparsely attended straw polls as evidence of far wider support. That’s not the case
On Saturday, the Alabama Republican Assembly tried to get a sense of which conservative candidate Alabamians are supporting most by holding an informal straw poll at the Bryant Conference Center. Out of 266 ballots cast, it was
Here's what Giuliani said in a 1996 speech at Harvard: "We're never, ever going to be able to totally control immigration to a country that is as large as ours, that has borders that are as diverse as the borders of the US, and as a soc
On the verge of joining the presidential race, Republican Fred Thompson unapologetically defended his career as a Washington lobbyist paid to influence the government on behalf of an abortion-rights group, a leftist Haitian leader and other special i
(You gotta love this) The Republican National Committee chairman, Mel Martinez, has come out criticizing the GOP's 2 top candidates for president, Rudy Giuliani and Milt Romney for their positions on resolving illegal immigratioin.
Gastonia is not a country in Eastern Europe. It’s actually a North Carolina town just west of Charlotte, and tonight they had a county GOP meeting featuring barbecue at Alfred & Charlie’s BBQ House as well as a presidential straw poll.
"You felt the enthusiasm in that room -- here it is, it was pouring rain at the time, and people were literally standing in the rain waiting to vote,” said Illinois State Republican Party Chairman Andy McKenna. [results at bottom]
Unusual Ron Paul vid on YouTube -- should appeal to those who like word play. Great music, too!
Democratic presidential hopefuls have seized on the deepening U.S. mortgage crisis and gyrating financial markets as signs they would be better stewards of the economy, but Republicans argue the outlook is strong.
Hear ye! Hear ye! The Ron Paul Campaign has confirmed to callers what was repeated at the event itself -- that the campaign bought and gave away 800 tickets. The “Adopt an Iowan group” (an independent effort) has published that they had collected $22
Despite his “pro-life” campaign pitch, former Gov. Mitt Romney owns stock in two companies involved in embryonic stem cell research, a controversial field of study he previously cited as the reason for his rightward shift on abortion.
What's the #1 most viewed, top rated, most discussed, and top favorite News and Politics video on YouTube? This one: Ron Paul's Speech at Iowa Straw Poll
When Fred Thompson was a lobbyist, he advocated for his home state’s biggest government-funded boondoggles. He made some important connections, a nice chunk of change, and for the spending of a whole lot of taxpayer money.
A day after Rudy Giuliani promised in South Carolina that "we can end illegal immigration," an aide to one of his rivals sends along a video of the former mayor taking a much more pragmatic line on the issue. "We're never ever goin
Tommy Thompson - former governor of Wisconsin - just dropped out of the GOP presidential campaign, and now his big brother Ed Thompson is said to have endorsed GOP candidate Ron Paul. “Ed’s endorsement will certainly help them in Wisconsin,”
Detractors of the exit poll claim this difference was caused by the exit pollsters being obvious Paul supporters—driving away supporters of other candidates.... But here is a representative shirt worn by an Iowa Straw Poll exit pollster:
The bulk of what many observers see as “obnoxious” about Ron Paul supporters is simply the joy of total political commitment. And I will never, ever apologize for that, or seek to alter it, no matter who it offends. The Republican party needs MORE of
Tonight I stumbled across an article on washingtonpost.com detailing the extensive expenditures of the Mitt Romney campaign in the months and weeks leading up to his victory the Iowa Straw Poll. I’ve always thought that math is fun, so let’s see if
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton cites her experience as a compelling reason voters should make her president, but nearly 2 million pages of documents covering her White House years are locked up in a building here, obscuring a large swath of her record a
"Ron Paul jumped two full points on Intrade today to reach 6.0% to get the Republican nomination, by far a new high for him. Guess that means Iowa musta been a success, eh? McCain is at 6.2%, which means that if Paul goes up a little tomorrow an
Mike Huckabee’s coalition included the FairTax, and they turned out bodies for him. Here’s some corroborating evidence.