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Author: Associated Press | September 23, 2011 | No comments

Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann refuses to accept that the 2012 Republican presidential sweepstakes has come down to a choice between Mitt Romney and Rick Perry. Bachmann says "I'm in it for the long haul." Bachmann tells CBS's "The Early Show" she is a viable candidate, noting she ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | August 13, 2011 | No comments

Texas U.S. Rep. Ron Paul has won the first-ever online Iowa straw poll, capturing a commanding 44 percent of the over 6,000 votes cast in an online poll sponsored by Iowa U.S. Rep. Tom Latham's campaign. The results of the two-week online poll were announced one ...

Author: Rod Boshart | August 12, 2011 | No comments

  AMES — Iowa Republicans got a taste of some aggressive interplay from their field of presidential candidates in a televised debate Thursday night. Now the intrigue will be how that translates into support when they cast ballots on Saturday, the state’s GOP leader said.   “I’d like ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | August 11, 2011 | No comments

It could be worse. Republican presidential hopefuls could be trying to sell their small government, lower taxes, less regulation and social conservative agendas in, oh say, Hawaii where Democrats have a 24-point advantage over the GOP, according to a new Gallup Poll of the most Democratic ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | July 13, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – While other 2012 Republican hopefuls are counting down the days to the Iowa GOP Straw Poll, Newt Gingrich is looking farther down the road. Gingrich, whose campaign has been hit with a series of setback including the mass resignation of senior ...