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Wither Hispanic voters?

Posted: March 14, 2012 at 4:53 pm   /   Elections, Politics

There has been a lot of talk lately about the changing demographics of America and how that might impact political races. Some, especially some on the left, note the tendency for Hispanic voters to prefer Democrats, and suggest (with some glee) that the GOP is fated to a diminishing future as a result of that […]

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Romney wins most delegates Tuesday

Posted: March 14, 2012 at 7:45 am   /   Elections, Politics

Though he came in a close third in Alabama and Mississippi, and though his commanding win in the Hawaii caucuses produced no allocated delegates, Mitt Romney still won more delegates last night because of three things: Proportional allocation, American Samoa, and unpledged delegates. When Michael Steele was chairman of the RNC, he helped push through […]

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Santorum, Gingrich primary speeches

Posted: March 14, 2012 at 3:08 am   /   Elections, Politics

Last night ended up comparatively close between Santorum, Romney, and Gingrich in the two southern primaries, with Romney coming in a close third to Gingrich’s second. Santorum’s victories in the South help fuel his dark horse campaign and increase calls for Gingrich to drop out.  In terms of delegates, Santorum gains no clear advantage because […]

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12-step plan to economic recovery

Posted: March 8, 2012 at 10:55 am   /   Politics

This morning, we posted on a new book by John Lott and Grover Norquist, and specifically on their point that this recovery is the worst in history—including even the Great Depression: Subsequently, we discovered an extended version of their press release that includes a plan for getting us out of the mess we’re in. It is compelling, […]

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Worst recovery EVER

Posted: March 8, 2012 at 7:45 am   /   Elections, Politics

According to a new book by John Lott and Grover Norquist, this so-called recovery, in terms of jobs at least, is the worst in history—including even the Great Depression: The Worst Recovery Ever. While this recession no doubt has been one of the worst since the Great Depression, the “recovery” that followed the recent recession […]

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Super Tuesday results

Posted: March 7, 2012 at 12:16 pm   /   Elections, Politics

Unofficial totals: Delegate totals Mitt Romney: 415 Rick Santorum: 176 Newt Gingrich: 105 Ron Paul: 47 1144 delegates needed to win nomination 1541 delegates remaining For state totals, visit RealClearPolitics

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Gerson: Romney can beat Obama

Posted: March 7, 2012 at 9:20 am   /   Politics

Mitt Romney’s electability argument has seen its ups and downs. There is no doubt that a cohort of the conservative movement, writ large, has sought to find an alternative to Romney in the primary process, and this has driven Romney’s electability argument up and down with his primary fortunes. That being said, Romney’s fortunes in […]

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Hewitt: Romney inevitable

Posted: March 7, 2012 at 7:45 am   /   Elections, Politics

Hugh Hewitt makes that argument on his blog early this morning: Mitt Romney won six of ten contests last night, including a big come-from-behind win in the key state of Ohio, but it won’t be enough to kill off the MSM’s favorite “zombie narrative”: That some how, some way, someone other than Romney just could, […]

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Gingrich Super Tuesday Speech

Posted: March 7, 2012 at 4:30 am   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

Having won his home state of Georgia, a defiant Newt Gingrich speaks to supporters. [FeaturedVideo]   Unofficial election numbers

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