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Tea party abandons presidential race to focus on Senate

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – With their favored candidates for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination lagging or out of the race, many U.S. Tea Party activists are shifting focus to the struggle for control of the U.S. Senate. The fizz has gone out of the presidential contest for some supporters of the…

Ron Paul wins 2012 California straw poll

Presidential candidate and Texas Congressman Ron Paul won a California straw poll by a large margin, the state Republican Party announced Saturday night. Paul won with 44.9 percent of the votes, Texas Gov. Rick Perry came in second with 29.3 percent, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney came in third with…

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has large lead among Iowa GOP

Texas Governor Rick Perry is the favorite pick among Republican voters in Iowa, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports poll. Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa had taken issue with Perry’s “strategic” decision to “step on” the Ames Straw Poll by announcing his presidency on the same day. Fox News…

Newt Gingrich: Glitter bombing is clearly assault

Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R) is no fan of a tactic that has come to be known as “glitter bombing.” In May, he became the first 2012 presidential candidate to be doused with sparkly rainbow confetti for his opposition to same sex marriage. At the time, he brushed…

Herman Cain barely edges out Ron Paul in Georgia straw poll

Georgia businessman and Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain won the statewide straw poll held by the Georgia Republican Party on Saturday with 26 percent of the vote, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He beat Texas Congressman Ron Paul by only three votes. Cain was unable to appear at the poll…

Donald Trump’s candidacy received three times more coverage than Ron Paul’s candidacy

Donald Trump received over three times as much news coverage than Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) this year, according to a report by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism. The report found that Trump was featured in 94 campaign stories by 52 major news outlets…

Bachmann campaign staffer imprisoned for suspected ‘terrorism’ in Uganda in 2006

A campaign staffer for Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) was arrested and imprisoned by the Uganda government’s secret police for alleged terrorism-related activities in 2006, according to The Atlantic. Peter E. Waldron of Wyoming told The Atlantic he was responsible for Bachmann’s faith-based organizing in Iowa and South Carolina. He was…

Ron Paul’s new ad: ‘The one who can beat Obama’

Texas Congressman Ron Paul’s latest television advertisement lumps his Republicans rivals together with Democrats and claims he is the only GOP presidential candidate that can defeat President Barack Obama in 2012. The 1-minuted ad, called “The One,” will air in Iowa and New Hampshire. A campaign spokesman said the ad…

Ron Paul got ‘shafted’ by the media: Politico’s Roger Simons

Politico’s chief columnist, Roger Simon, on Monday accused the media of under-reporting Congressman Ron Paul’s significant achievement in the Ames Straw Poll. Paul came in second place in the Ames Straw Poll, with 4,671 votes, barely falling below Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s 4,823 votes. But the media has almost exclusively focused…

Republican race tightens into three-way brawl

WASHINGTON — The Republican White House race has sharpened into a three-way brawl, pitting a moderate businessman and a Tea Party firebrand against a Texas governor promising the best of both worlds. For months, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has led the polls despite conservative misgivings about his history of…

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