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A moment ago, I Googled "Ron Paul ignored by media" and came up with 9,222 links. That's a lot of stories about someone being ignored. Here's what happened. In last weekend's Iowa Straw Poll of GOP presidential candidates, the Texas congressman had an...
About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She...
St. Paul Pioneer PressMinnesota Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann approved payments to her 2012 presidential campaign manager in Iowa but did not know the arrangement might have violated the state's Senate ethics rules, her former chief of staff says in an affidavit....
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The 33 NewsIn the wake of a bottom-feeder finish in the Iowa GOP caucuses, Michele Bachmann ended a presidential bid Wednesday that once held so much promise in this state. “Last night, the people of Iowa spoke with a very clear voice, and so I have decided...
Tribune News ServicesTexas Gov. Rick Perry abandoned his presidential bid and endorsed Newt Gingrich, a move coming just two days before the pivotal South Carolina primary as Republican front-runner Mitt Romney struggles to fend off a challenge from the former House speaker....
If coverage of the Iowa caucuses unfolded leisurely, over a period of months beginning with the State Fair and Ames Straw Poll in August, New Hampshire in the 2012 cycle has been a faster-paced, hit-the-ground-running affair. Reporter Maeve Reston has...
With the rise of Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) in the presidential primary polls, America may be ready to crush crony capitalists by embracing "libertarianism." As the founding philosophy that once unified our nation, today libertarianism represents the true...
Staff reporterChristian Evagelicals basically run the Republican party in Iowa. And a powerful Christian Evangelical is Bob Vander Plaats of the Iowa FAMiLY Leader. Today he endorsed Rick Santorum for president yesterday, destroying any perception that the religious...
Michele Bachmann slashed at Newt Gingrich on Sunday, calling on him to return the $1.6 million he was paid by Freddie Mac, and castigated him for his past positions on immigration and his willingness to support Republican candidates who did not oppose...
Michele Bachmann captured the famed Iowa Straw Poll in Ames Saturday, reaching a high-profile benchmark in her meteoric rise to a top-tier presidential candidate. Bachmann made history, as well, becoming the first woman to win the event. She received 4,...
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The Texas TribuneAn early look at Gov. Rick Perry's presidential announcement speech reveals that the governor may have found a familiar campaign message: change. In this morning's Politico Playbook, Mike Allen has a quote from a late draft of the governor's speech,...
Yesterday was a big day in the political world. It was the 2011 Iowa Straw Poll. “With 16,892 Iowans voting, the winner of the 2011 Iowa Straw Poll is Congresswoman Michele Bachmann. Thank you, everyone and have a good night”, said Matt...
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