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SC GOP chair blasts ‘rogue state’ Florida for trying to move primary

South Carolina GOP Chairman Chad Connelly promised Thursday to do whatever was necessary to make sure his state continued to have the first primary in the South. In a vote Friday, a Florida state commission is expected to move their primary to January 31, 2011, which would be earlier than…

Coburn: I would not support Gingrich for president

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) is set to take steps this week towards exploring a possible presidential run, but he hasn’t convinced conservative Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) to support him. In an interview with C-SPAN Wednesday, Coburn was clear that the former speaker wouldn’t be getting his vote in…

Murkowski concedes Alaska primary race

US Sen. Lisa Murkowski concedes Alaska primary race to Joe Miller. Sen. Lisa Murkowski was booted from office in the Republican primary Tuesday by a little-known conservative lawyer in arguably the biggest political upset of the year. Joe Miller, backed by Sarah Palin and the Tea Party Express, became the…

Lieberman won’t rule out running as a Republican in 2012

In 2006, Sen. Joe Lieberman fled the Democratic party to run as an Independent after losing the Democratic primary. In 2012, he may abandon the independent label altogether. The feisty Connecticut senator, who joined former Vice President Al Gore on his 2000 presidential ticket, said late Tuesday that he may…

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