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  • Perry-Pawlenty 2012

    08/30/2011 2:56:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | August 30, 2011 | Guy Benson
    While the presidential horserace will consume much of the political media’s attention over the next year, muted Running Mate Match Game speculation is already underway. One figure that generates a disproportionate amount of discussion on this front is Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). Despite a series of public demurrals, Rubio-for-VP buzz is unlikely to dissipate any time soon. In Rubio, Republicans have a gifted politician, a very effective communicator, and someone who has earned near-universal admiration among conservatives. He also hails from a critical swing state, and could almost single-handedly put a coveted and growing demographic into play, virtually overnight. Rubio...
  • Boehner: 'I should be' considered a member of the Tea Party

    02/08/2011 3:21:00 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | Feb. 8, 2011 | Michael O'Brien
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Tuesday that he "should be" considered a member of the Tea Party movement. Boehner, speaking on a Cincinnati radio affiliate, said he is a "big believer" in what the Tea Party stands for, and is in touch often with leaders of the grassroots, conservative movement. "I should be," Boehner said on WLW radio when asked if he were a member of the Tea Party. "I don't know if I actually pay dues, but I'm a big believer in the Tea Party," he added. "I talk to Tea Party activists all over my district and...
  • New York Shocker Poll - McCain/Rice Would Defeat Any Obama/Clinton Combination!

    04/10/2008 7:39:00 AM PDT · by · 45 replies · 50+ views
    Blogs for John McCain ^ | April 10, 2008 | brianinmo
    Shocking results from a WNBC/Marist Poll of New York voters out today - John McCain would defeat Barack Obama in a General Election matchup, and he only trails New York Senator Hillary Clinton by 2 points! Here are the numbers: 48% John McCain 46% Barack Obama 48% Hillary Clinton 46% John McCain There's more! In a total "kick-in-the-teeth" to the Dems notion of Obama/Clinton or Clinton/Obama being a "dream" ticket, it appears a John McCain/Condi Rice ticket would be even "dreamier," at least in New York! A McCain/Rice Ticket would defeat either an Obama/Clinton or a Clinton/Obama ticket in New...
  • Is Schwarzenegger a Closet Democrat? (NO)

    09/03/2006 8:54:11 AM PDT · by FairOpinion · 32 replies · 518+ views
    LAT ^ | Sept. 3, 2006 | Joe Mathews
    But is California's governor really a closet Democrat? The question has been raised by journalists and conservative critics, who never tire of taking note of Schwarzenegger's politically assertive wife, his hiring of Democratic aides, his liberal social values, his championing of public works projects and, of late, his compromises with the Legislature's Democratic leadership on a minimum-wage hike, mandatory prescription drug discounts and a measure to fight global warming. To attempt to answer that question is not to end a conversation but to begin it. Schwarzenegger routinely sides with business and asserts quasi-libertarian views on individual freedom. When the governor...