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Perry suggests U.S. military role in Mexico drug war

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry said on Saturday he would get the U.S. military involved in Mexico’s war with drug cartels, in comments likely to upset the Mexican government. The remarks appear to be a new misstatement on foreign policy by Perry, the Texas governor…

Perry flies past Romney to become frontrunner for GOP nomination: poll

Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s popularity has risen dramatically enough that he is now the frontrunner for the Republican Party’s 2012 nomination for the presidency, according to recent polling numbers. Perry, who officially announced his candidacy August 13, has put a double-digit margin between himself and Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts…

Obama barely paying attention to 2012 Republican contenders

WASHINGTON — The White House said Thursday that President Barack Obama was barely paying attention to the Republican race to unseat him in 2012, as a possible foe Mitt Romney threw his hat into the ring. But it did mount a detailed defense of Obama’s economic record, as Romney warned…

Trump brags about accepting money from Gaddafi

When American real estate mogul Donald Trump agreed to lease part of his private estate to a group of Libyan investors in late 2009, chances are he wasn’t aware they’d be bringing Libyan dictator Mummar Gaddafi in for a prolonged stay. In fact, at the time he sternly denied any…

Drudge recycles RNC tweet as headline, pushing poll showing little support for GOP

When it comes to hyping polls, the Republican National Committee (RNC) and the conservative news blogger Matt Drudge might want to read past their own headline. In a Monday update via micro-blogging platform Twitter, the RNC boasted about a Gallup survey that highlighted a trend showing some states were moving…

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