By: Chris Neill Rep. Paul Broun’s status as the only candidate to have formally entered the 2014 Senate race came to an end with Rep. Phil Gingrey’s official announcement. But while others have spent time contemplating whether or not to put their names in the hat, Broun has hit the campaign trail hard. He gave a number of speeches and [...]
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By: Nathan Williams Republicans from across the country gathered March 13-16 in National Harbor, Maryland for the 40th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference. Unlike the conference in 2012 where the focus was ousting President Barack Obama from office, this year’s theme reflected a party in pursuit of recalibration. The conference featured professional panelists who debated splintering issues like abortion rights, [...]
By: Nathan Williams In the political world, few things are finite. American politics are pervasively unpredictable, and as history consistently suggests, political victories – and failures – are usually only temporary. The only overwhelming certainty is the perpetual vice of change. The Republican Party is a prime example. Republicans have already begun to show signs of resilience after suffering a [...]
By: Alexander Sileo Mitt Romney has just clinched the Republican nomination after a primary win in Texas. The result has been obvious for weeks, but now that it is official the general election can begin, and both sides are eager to start campaigning for votes in key swing states. Each campaign will have numerous ways to attack its opponents, and [...]
By: Ronnie Kurtz Finally, it’s Super Tuesday! Anyone happen to know the delegate count? It’s Romney—207, Santorum—86, Paul—46 and Gingrich—39, right? Or is it Romney—180, Santorum—90, Gingrich—29 and Paul—23? Wait, it’s Romney—203, Santorum—92, Gingrich—33, Paul—25, isn’t it? As these conflicting accounts—all from reputable news sources with their own stable of followers and subscribers—indicate, determining the delegate count following primary voting [...]
By: Sam Kinsman Mitt Romney has been the steady presidential candidate during the GOP primary season, leaving his opponents seeking sources of criticism for the Massachusetts governor. In the absence of more major points of attack (such as past DUIs, secret second families, or notorious divorces and marriages), Romney remains a relatively squeaky-clean candidate for the Republican nomination. As his [...]
By: Wes Robinson Well, things just got a lot more interesting in the GOP nomination race. The South Carolina primary on January 21st was supposed to have been the walk-off home run for Mitt Romney’s nomination chances. It was supposed to have been the day Gingrich, Santorum, and (then) Perry handed Romney the Nomination Crown in a media circus, surrounding [...]