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Gingrich: Running for president is ‘much harder than I thought it would be’

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, lagging far behind his rivals and his campaign mired in debt, acknowledged Sunday that Mitt Romney was his party’s “most likely” nominee. But the former House speaker insisted he was staying in the race despite being far outpaced by frontrunner Romney and fellow…

Florida law requires GOP to allow concealed weapons at convention

Be advised if you plan on attending the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida this summer. You can’t bring your water gun to the designated protest zones, but your concealed pistol? That’s just fine, according to an article in the Tampa Bay Times. Under Florida Statute 790.33, local municipalities are…

RNC doctors audio of Verrilli for anti-Obamacare ad

The Republican National Convention edited an audio clip of Solicitor General Donald Verrilli to make it sound like he was at a loss of words to defend the Affordable Care Act during his oral arguments to the U.S. Supreme Court. In a 30-second ad released by the RNC late Tuesday,…

Three signs the Gingrich campaign may be the walking dead

Facing losses in the primaries in Alabama and Mississippi, Newt Gingrich gave a speech on Tuesday night in Birmingham, Alabama, in which he vowed to fight on. Saying that he intends to run “a people’s campaign,” the former Speaker of the House declared himself the “visionary leader” that the times…

The blizzard in St. Paul – diversity is MIA

In the WaPo today, there is a piece “In a More Diverse America, A Mostly White Convention,” that illustrates a serious problem on display at the Republican National Convention. This year the GOP hit a record low in black attendees (despite “outreach” by the RNC under Ken Mehlman), and the…

The program of the Republican National Convention

Please, please, put any drinks down on the table, stop munching on breakfast and keep the keyboard safe as you peruse the program of the Republican National Convention. The press release just hit my inbox and it's a laugh-fest. For Immediate ReleaseTuesday, August 26, 2008 Contact: Joanna Burgos(651) 467-2728 UPDATED:…

My Singular Friend

Between shoving Bush into speaking on Labor Day, Cheney not showing up, indicted Senators not showing up, and several sitting Senators not showing up, who exactly is going to be at the Republican National Convention to nominate McCain? It does strike me as a particularly useful way to separate McCain…

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