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CNN cancels Eliot Spitzer’s show

CNN announced Wednesday that it will cancel former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s 8 p.m. talk show, “In the Arena,” and instead move Anderson Cooper’s newscast from 10 p.m. EST into Spitzer’s former slot, the New York Times reported. Cooper’s newscast will be rebroadcast at 10 p.m. as well. “I’m…

Texas Gov. Rick Perry stays coy about GOP presidential run

The Republican governor of Texas, Rick Perry, continued this weekend to play coy about whether he will throw his ten-gallon hat in the ring for the GOP nomination for the presidency. At the Republican Leadership Conference, he delivered a speech that brought the gathered crowd of conservatives to its feet,…

Texas Gov. Rick Perry considering presidential run in 2012

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry changed his stance on Friday and said he will consider making a run for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. “I’m going to think about it,” Perry told reporters after he signed a bill requiring Texans to show photo identification to vote. Perry had insisted repeatedly…

Congressional Republicans not happy with 2012 slate: report

Congressional Republicans are grumbling that they don’t see a frontrunner for their party’s 2012 nomination, nor do they particularly like any of the current candidates. “Everybody’s looking for a Ronald Reagan, and they don’t see one,” Rep. David Dreier (R-Calif.) told Politico. Few Republicans have voiced their intention to run,…

Penn. Gov calls Americans ‘wusses’ after Eagles NFL game postponed

The Philadelphia Eagles had to cancel their football game Sunday because of snow and Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell isn’t happy. “I think it’s a joke,” Rendell told the local Fox affiliate. “We cancel the game and there’s less than 3 inches of snow … I think the fans can make…

Ala. governor faults Coast Guard boom plan

Alabama Gov. Bob Riley is angry about U.S. Coast Guard decisions he says have left parts of the Gulf Coast vulnerable to pollution from the oil spill. Riley told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the Coast Guard wrongly decided to remove oil barriers from the Alabama and Mississippi coasts…

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