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Banking the Early Voters

While the other candidates stay almost exclusively focused on the various Election Days this primary season, Mitt Romney consistently eyes another big prize: the votes cast beforehand.
In the primary states that offer absentee ballots and/or early voti…

Rick Rising in Michigan

Kalamazoo, Michigan — On the eve of the Michigan primary, the road to Rick Santorum’s rally is littered with disappointed people trekking back to their cars.
There are cars lining every stretch of this road of suburban homes winding up to t…

Romney in Michigan

Traverse City, Michigan — This may be the last state Mitt Romney ever thought he could lose. After all, his father, George Romney, was Michigan’s governor, and Mitt spent his childhood in the state, a fact he weaves into his speeches while …

Santorum in Arizona

For Rick Santorum, the “big mo” in Arizona has probably come too late.
The former Pennsylvania senator has made little effort to woo the Grand Canyon State, where delegates are awarded on a winner-take-all basis. Instead, Santorum has focus…

Ron Paul’s Delegate Strategy

According to the media narrative, Ron Paul lost in Iowa, Minnesota, Colorado, and Maine.
According to the Paul campaign, the contests in those states have only begun.Keep reading this post . . .

Romney: Flip-Flopping on Contraception?

Mitt Romney has recently been under fire from his GOP rivals over a 2005 Massachusetts law mandating that all hospitals, including Catholic ones, offer the morning-after pill to rape victims.
“In December 2005, Governor Mitt Romney required all M…

Mitt in Minnesota

Last cycle, Mitt Romney didn’t just win Minnesota. He dominated, beating second-place finisher John McCain by 19 points.
This time around, Romney is fighting a surging Rick Santorum. A Public Policy Polling survey released today shows Santorum at…

Santorum’s Last Stand

For Rick Santorum, Missouri’s primary is likely his last opportunity to regain momentum.
Newt Gingrich isn’t on the ballot, thanks to his campaign’s decision not to file. (Missouri’s caucuses, held beginning in mid-March, will d…