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Iowa Straw Poll Losing Support Of GOP Establishment
By THOMAS BEAUMONT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The straw poll "forces them to deal with extremists and you can't help but have
Why the Iowa Straw Poll Is Like a High School Election
Chief Whaler - WholeWhale.com
"Rep. Michele Bachmann won the Iowa Straw Poll Saturday, affirming her status as a top-tier candidate in the Republican race
Ron Paul Talks Economy, 2012 Campaign In Exclusive Patch Interview
Doctor No wants you to say, “Yes,” and join him on the road to the White House. Emerging from Cotton, a Manchester restaurant
Animation: Rick Perry's In
Yes, Texas governor Rick "The Refrigerator" Perry has joined the race to see who can pander to the Tea Party the most. I've animated some of the actual audio from his announcement in South Carolina on Saturday.
Ron Paul Has Not Been 'Shafted' by the Media
The exclusion of Ron Paul from discussions of Republican front-runners is not a sign of the mainstream media's blindness, but rather of their competence in serving, finally, as an adequate filtering mechanism.
Iowa: Small Jobless Problem, Big Political Power
"Early states have up to five times the influence of late states, and candidates respond to these differences by funneling
Rachel Maddow Trashes Ames Straw Poll (VIDEO)
Rachel Maddow trashed the Iowa Straw poll on Monday show, calling it a "racket" and a "paid-to-vote rigged bingo game." The
Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann Avoid Each Other At Iowa Event Ahead Of 2012
"We're going to spend a lot of time in Iowa," Perry told reporters. WATERLOO, Iowa — They're competing with each other and
Reading the Pictures:
Really, Bachmann Sex Act With Corn Dog?
Publisher of the visual politics and media literacy site, Read...
Editor Toby Harnden posted this Michele Bachmann pornographic fantasy he shot himself in a two-fer piece on the Ames Straw Poll and the Iowa State Fair.
Michelle Bachmann or the Media: Who Is Crazier?
Novelist, writer, author of The Locator novels, basis of the F...
You don't still think CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, plus all the others with less familiar initials, are in the News Business, do you? They -- and all of commercial television -- are in the Advertising Business.
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Herman Cain 2012: Presidential Candidate Encouraged By Iowa Straw Poll Results
After the results of the straw poll were announced, Cain issued a call for campaign cash to supporters in an email. Cain
Iowa Straw Poll Takes a Dive
Washington Editor at Large of The Atlantic and founder and sen...
No one in the top 5 of the Ames Straw Poll has any real chance of leading a 2012 GOP ticket. Iowa is making itself irrelevant in the hard political choice department.
Ames Win Positions Michele Bachmann As Rick Perry's Top Obstacle To Be Anti-Romney (VIDEO)
"Romney better strap it on and get on the field," Henry Barbour, an influential Republican consultant and national committee
GOP Presidential Primary: New Rules Of The Race Emerge
And here it is: Based on what we heard here in the debate and on the straw poll stage, the GOP has committed itself to a
Michele Bachmann Wins GOP Primary Test: Iowa Straw Poll Results (VIDEO)
The outcome is the first indication of what Iowans think of the field of Republicans competing for the chance to challenge
Mike Huckabee Encourages Tim Pawlenty To Stay In Race No Matter What
"It may be that some people are a little more positioned and are going to stay in and some who decide that their donor base
Herman Cain, Mike Huckabee Sing And Hug It Out At Ames (VIDEO)
The lyrics include lines such as, “Hold on just a little while longer/Everything’s going to be all right.” Huckabee is a
Michele Bachmann's Husband, Marcus Bachmann, Calls 'Submissive' Wife Question 'Unfortunate'
I asked him again. "The answer was brilliant," he said. "They need to focus on what's important in this country," Marcus
GOP Presidential Candidates Spurn Press -- And Gain Popularity For It
Melanie Schwartz, political director of the Texas College Republicans, is an example of that kind of Perry acolyte. AMES
Rand Paul Rallies Ron Paul Supporters In Ames Ahead Of 2012
After he finished, Paul's senior campaign adviser Doug Wead, who previously worked as an adviser to both Presidents Bush
Rick Perry For President: Governor Announces Candidacy, Says It's 'Time To Get America Working Again'
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) officially jumped into the 2012 presidential race on Saturday, framing a promise
Iowa Straw Poll News: Live Updates From The Hawkeye State
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Utah governor Jon Huntsman and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney will
Ames Straw Poll History Shows It Has Little Effect On Candidates' Iowa Caucus Performance
One need look no further than to Mitt Romney's Ames Straw Poll victory just two years ago for evidence that winning the poll
Michele Bachmann Feels The Heat On Eve Of Ames Straw Poll
"It's a fact that Iowa has made some presidents, at least two or three," Grassley said. "When you're in a position that you've
The Death of Minnesota Nice
Editor-at-Large, The Hill
Minnesota Nice, a much admired tradition of civilized debate and discourse that characterized the North Star State's political system for much of the 20th century, died this week.
Get Ready for a GOP Roller-Coaster Ride
Walking amid the good folk and food booths and rides at the Iowa State Fair, it's hard to get a sense people are fixated on politics in the aftermath of the Republican debate and before the important straw vote in Ames.
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