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Author: The Gazette Staff | July 7, 2011 | No comments

The Iowa Electronic Markets' 2012 presidential election prediction market has opened, and early trading gives President Barack Obama an edge in his re-election bid. As of 9 a.m. July 7, the Democratic contract was trading for 57.2 cents on the IEM's Winner Take All market, which ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | July 7, 2011 | No comments

On the heels of President Obama’s Twitter news conference, TheTeaParty.net has announced plans for a Presidential Twitter debate July 20. The debate, which will moderated by political analyst and pollster Dick Morris, will feature 2012 Republican presidential nomination hopefuls Rep. Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, former Speaker Newt ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | July 5, 2011 | No comments

MARION – For conservatives, 2010 was a goal-line stand. By and large, Rick Santorum said, conservatives, with a majority of the U.S. House, have been successful in stopping the Barack Obama agenda from becoming reality. “But we haven’t moved off the one-yard line,” Santorum told a houseful ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | June 29, 2011 | No comments

Washington, D.C. – Priorities USA is up on the air in Iowa and other battleground states with ads attempting to rebut conservative attacks on President Obama’s economic record. Priorities USA Action has begun a multi-state advertising campaign to inform voters about ads sponsored by groups with ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | June 21, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES – Rick Santorum is not surprised he hasn’t been anointed him “The Guy” in the field of 2012 Republican hopefuls. However, on his 19th visit to Iowa, the former Pennsylvania senator said the more often he comes back and Iowans have an opportunity see ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | June 7, 2011 | 1 comment

A day after officially entering the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Rick Santorum waded into a controversy that threatens to further delay the Iowa Legislature’s adjournment. Prior to a meeting with Iowa Right to Life, Santorum offered his support for legislation being considered by the ...

Author: Rod Boshart | May 27, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES – Likely GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney said Friday he would make a better president because the pressing need for economic turnaround is an issue “in my wheelhouse” as a business leader in contrast to President Barack Obama’s “misguided” policies that are impeding ...

Author: Rod Boshart | May 23, 2011 | No comments

  DES MOINES – Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty officially opened his 2012 GOP presidential bid Monday by taking aim at Democratic rival Barack Obama and his policies, promising to tell Americans the truth about tough challenges they must face and offering change that will mean ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 8, 2011 | 1 comment

WASHINGTON — To run, or not to run, for president. That's the question facing a horde of Republicans who are weighing whether to seek their party's 2012 presidential nomination and the chance to take on President Barack Obama in the general ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 3, 2011 | No comments

URBANDALE — Every other week for the past two years, the Westside Conservative Club has met over breakfast at the Machine Shed restaurant to do what Tea Party groups do: share worries about President Barack Obama, federal spending and government overreach. Unlike many of those other ...

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