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Poll: Ron Paul only 1 point behind Gingrich in Iowa

WASHINGTON — Former House speaker Newt Gingrich’s commanding lead among Republican presidential hopefuls in Iowa has eroded dramatically in the past week, a poll in the key state out Tuesday shows. Gingrich tops the survey with 22 percent support, just slightly ahead of Congressman Ron Paul who has 21 percent,…

Ron Paul accuses Gingrich of ‘selling access’ to D.C. in new ad

The presidential campaign of Texas Rep. Ron Paul (R) released a new web ad on Monday that accuses rival Newt Gingrich of enriching himself with lobbyist money as a member of Congress. The nearly two-minute ad, which will be promoted on conservative web sites, highlights the fact that Gingrich faced…

Paul: Gingrich ‘immoral’ for taking taxpayer money from Freddie Mac

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul ripped fellow candidate Newt Gingrich Sunday for taking $1.6 million from the government-sponsored Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, otherwise known as Freddie Mac. During Saturday night’s GOP debate in Iowa, Paul scored one of the cleanest attacks on Gingrich for raking in big bucks in…

Former Gov. Granholm predicts surge for Ron Paul

Speaking to a Current TV panel after the Republican presidential debate on Saturday, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) suggested that Texas Rep. Ron Paul may see a new influx of support. The post-debate panel included Former Vice President Al Gore, Current TV Anchor Cenk Uygur, and The Young Turks…

Ron Paul: Bush administration reacted with ‘glee’ after 9/11

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul said Thursday that President George W. Bush’s administration was actually happy after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2011. Speaking to about 1,000 students on the Iowa State Campus in Ames, Iowa, Paul explained that the Bush administration was eager to capitalize on the attacks.…

Ron Paul promises ‘big cuts’ in new ad

The Ron Paul presidential campaign released an energetic new TV advertisement on Monday, which touts the Texas congressman as the only Republican candidate serious about cutting the federal debt. “What’s up with these sorry politicians?” the 30-second ad says. “Lots of bark, but when it’s show time, whimpering like little…

Trump calls Paul, Huntsman ‘joke candidates’

Angered by Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) and former Utah governor Jon Huntsman slamming his December 27 debate, billionaire Donald Trump lashed back at the two GOP presidential candidates on NBC’s Today show Monday morning. “I think most candidates are going to join, and I think those two candidates have zero…

Iowa poll finds Ron Paul in second, edging past Mitt Romney

Libertarian-leaning Texas Rep. Ron Paul (R) is outperforming the odd-on Republican frontrunner, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R), in the key GOP primary state of Iowa, according to a new poll out on Sunday. It’s the third poll so far to confirm Paul’s emergence as a leading candidate for the…

Ron Paul: I’m the ‘flavor of the decade’

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul on Sunday continued the trend of presidential candidates comparing themselves and others to ice cream. A recent poll of likely Iowa caucus-goers by The Des Moines Register has Paul in second place behind former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. “We’ve had the flavor up the month…

Paul campaign calls Trump debate ‘beneath the office of the Presidency’, declines invite

2012 Presidential hopeful Rep. Ron Paul has declined an invitation to appear in the Donald Trump-moderated Republican primary debate scheduled for December 27, according to Chris Moody’s The Ticket blog. Jesse Benton, a spokesman for the Congressman Paul said that the debate, sponsored by the conservative website Newsmax, is “beneath…

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