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  • Palin cancels Wyoming visit (will attend UN General Assembly in New York instead)

    09/18/2008 4:49:59 AM PDT · by Libloather · 25 replies · 480+ views
    Palin cancels Wyoming visitBy The Associated Press Thursday, September 18, 2008 2:06 AM MDT JACKSON -- Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will not visit Wyoming next week, deciding instead to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Taking her place at a fundraiser in Jackson Hole will be Cindy McCain, wife of Republican presidential nominee John McCain. **SNIP** "The people in Wyoming are so excited to have the future first lady in the state," said Amy Larimer, executive director of the state party. "The buzz is just general excitement. It's an honor for us, as well." Palin on Monday...
  • Breaking Rassmussen : (yuk)Michigan 51/46 Obama,Wyoming 58/39 McCain

    09/11/2008 2:04:44 PM PDT · by sunmars · 61 replies · 128+ views
    New polls Michigan Wyoming

    09/02/2008 11:21:53 AM PDT · by An Old Man · 15 replies · 302+ views
    Greg Smith ^ | August 26, 2008 | Greg Smith
    MCCAIN WELL AHEAD OF OBAMA IN IDAHO, RANKING THIRD IN SUPPORT ONLY BEHIND UTAH AND WYOMING McCain leads by a 52%-29% margin ďif the election was held todayĒ. Further, a sizable McCain lead remains regardless of region of residence within Idaho, age, gender, and years having lived in Idaho. Even among Democrats, 35% say they would vote for McCain. Idahoís 23% lead lags only behind Utah (39%) and Wyoming (37%) in McCain support. Greg Smith & Associates will reveal the results of polling work done on Idahoís U.S. Senate race between Jim Risch (R), Larry LaRocco (D), and Rex Rammell...
  • This woman is the Democrats' worst nightmare

    08/26/2008 4:03:08 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 13 replies · 129+ views
    NPR ^ | 8/26/08 | Bob Collins
    Minnesota's delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Denver will support Barack Obama for president and say the right words of unity even if it kills them. For several of the ones I've chatted with over the last few weeks, it will. On Tuesday, the Democrats sent a former national chair of the Clinton campaign to the Minnesota delegation's breakfast meeting to urge the Clinton delegates to get behind Obama. "When someone puts a mic in our face and asks, 'What about the Hillary supporter, or the person who supported Bill Richardson or Dennis Kucinich?' We will say 'We are...
  • Wyoming Governor Backs Obama [Barf Alert]

    04/02/2008 9:51:48 AM PDT · by kiriath_jearim · 21 replies · 97+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 4/2/08 | MEAD GRUVER
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal, a former Clinton administration appointee, announced Wednesday that he will support Illinois Sen. Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination. Freudenthal said he was impressed by the large, enthusiastic crowds that turned out to see Obama when he visited Wyoming ahead of last month's caucuses. "They paid attention and were riveted and reactivated, and trying to be part of an America that's bigger than just their own self- interest," Freudenthal told The Associated Press. "And you hope that can work. Because something has got to dig us out of this morass that...
  • Hillary Comes in Second in Wyoming

    03/09/2008 12:17:18 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 15 replies · 688+ views
    ABC ^ | March 08, 2008 | Jake Tapper
    Hillary Clinton's campaign is casting her not-entirely-disastrous showing in the Wyoming caucuses as a victory. Clinton's campaign manager Maggie Williams said, "We are thrilled with this near split in delegates and are grateful to the people of Wyoming for their support. Although the Obama campaign predicted victory in Wyoming weeks ago, we worked hard to present Senator Clintonís vision to the caucus-goers and we thank them for turning out today." Waitasec... I thought victories in red states, small-population states and caucus states were irrelevant...? I guess losses there somehow rock the house?
  • After Wyoming, here is the latest DemocRAT delegate count

    03/08/2008 7:26:56 PM PST · by doug from upland · 37 replies · 1,503+ views
    THREE CLINTONISTAS CONTROL THE CONVENTION CREDENTIALS COMMITTEE, WHICH DECIDES ON THE SEATING OF DELEGATES - Credentials Committee Elected to chair the Credentials Committee are Alexis Herman, James Roosevelt, Jr. and Eliseo Roques-Arroyo. Alexis Herman served as U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1997 to 2001. She served as DNC Chief of Staff for Chairman Ron Brown and later was named CEO of the 1992 Democratic National Convention. Since 2005, she has served as a Co-Chair of the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee and also served as a Co-Chair of the Commission on Presidential Nomination Timing and Scheduling. James Roosevelt, Jr. is...
  • Obama declared projected winner in Wyoming

    03/08/2008 3:47:49 PM PST · by Westlander · 21 replies · 770+ views
    NBC News and news services ^ | 3-8-2008 | NBC News and news services
    CASPER, Wyo. - Barack Obama was the projected winner in Wyoming's Democratic caucuses on Saturday, clenching a majority of the 12 delegates, NBC News declared.
  • Obama wins Wyoming Caucuses by double digits

    03/08/2008 3:50:56 PM PST · by omega4179 · 132 replies · 5,853+ views ^ | 03/08/2008 |
    <p>With 96 percent of precincts reporting, Obama had 59 percent to Clintonís 40 percent. Both candidates campaigned in the state ahead of the caucuses, but the onus was on Obama to regain his momentum after Clinton disrupted his winning streak Tuesday, scoring wins in Texas, Ohio and Rhode Island.</p>
  • Obama Says He Will Not Accept VP Spot

    03/08/2008 1:13:09 PM PST · by Anti-Hillary · 69 replies · 2,608+ views
    LA Times ^ | 3-8-08 | Andrew Malcom
    Campaigning in Casper, Wyo., Friday night for the 12 delegates to come out of Saturday's Democratic county caucuses, Sen. Barack Obama refused the notion of becoming the vice presidential candidate on this fall's party ticket. Obama was asked by a television reporter, "Can you ever see yourself on the same ticket as Sen. Clinton?" And the freshman Illinois senator replied: "Well, you know, I think itís premature. You wonít see me as a vice presidential candidate -- you know, Iím running for president. We have won twice as many states as Senator Clinton, and have a higher popular vote, and...
  • Obama Leads Clinton in Wyoming Caucuses

    03/08/2008 11:38:53 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 19 replies · 909+ views
    Breitbart ^ | Mar. 8, 2008 | MEAD GRUVER
    CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Barack Obama took the lead over rival Hillary Rodham Clinton in early returns Saturday as Democrats crowded caucuses in Wyoming, the latest contest in the candidates' close, hard-fought race for the party's presidential nomination. Obama led Clinton 61 percent to 38 percent with 11 of 23 counties reporting. Obama generally has outperformed Clinton in caucuses, which reward organization and voter passion more than do primaries. The Illinois senator has won 12 caucuses to Clinton's three. But Clinton threw some effort into Wyoming, perhaps hoping for an upset that would yield few delegates but considerable buzz and...
  • Obama: "You Won't See Me as a VP Candidate"

    03/08/2008 9:41:20 AM PST · by jdm · 83 replies · 1,834+ views
    ABC News ^ | March 07, 2008 | Staff
    ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports: While in Casper, Wyo., today Sen. Barack Obama ruled out the possibility being a vice presidential candidate during an interview with CBS' Montana affiliate KTVQ. Here is a transcript of what he said. Q: Youíve raised $55 million in February and in your speech today you said "I was against the war in í03, í04, í05 -- all the way on through 2010, and you specifically mentioned Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Could you ever see yourself on the same ticket as Senator Clinton? A: Well, you know, I think itís premature. You wonít see...
  • Wyoming, land of firsts for women, tough on Clinton

    03/08/2008 2:03:26 AM PST · by kingattax · 7 replies · 520+ views
    Reuters ^ | Mar 7, 2008 | Ellen Wulfhorst
    CHEYENNE, Wyoming (Reuters) - With a long history of firsts in women's rights, Wyoming would seem to be a state primed to put its stamp on the presidential aims of Sen. Hillary Clinton, but experts say that doesn't seem likely. They are predicting the western state of just 59,000 registered Democrats will back Clinton's rival, Sen. Barack Obama, in Saturday's presidential nominating caucuses. It has backed Republicans in the past 10 presidential elections. "While Wyoming has had some remarkable 'firsts' including the right to vote for women and some of the first elected female officials in the nation, our status...
  • Some question Romney 'victory' (Wyoming)

    01/08/2008 8:49:31 AM PST · by AuntB · 109 replies · 181+ views
    Jackson Hole Star Tribune ^ | Jan. 8, 2008 | JOAN BARRON
    CHEYENNE -- The results of Republican nonbinding straw polls in some Wyoming counties Saturday don't jibe with the statewide delegate selection results in favor of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. In Johnson County, for example, former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson of Tennessee came in first in the straw poll, while Romney was in fourth place. Johnson County Republican precinct voters chose as an alternate delegate Bob Snowdon, who is uncommitted and was the only person nominated to attend the national GOP convention, said Jerry Eastwood, chairman of the Johnson County Republican Party. Johnson County Republicans who contacted the Star-Tribune Monday,...
  • Duncan Hunter Wins 3rd in Wyoming; Endorsed by Nevada Republican Assembly!

    01/07/2008 4:11:49 AM PST · by Man50D · 59 replies · 27+ views
    Fellow Duncaneers, we told you of the Hunter campaign's "below the radar" strategy of targeting Wyoming, Nevada, and Michigan. Now see the results! Duncan Hunter just came in a close third place behind Fred Thompson and Mitt Romney in the second national primary in Wyoming! He beat Huckabee . . . He beat Giuliani . . . He beat McCain . . . He beat Paul . . . With only two primaries finished, there's plenty of time left to pick up steam! This is huge! Fellow Patriots, do you know what this means? Huckabee won in Iowa . ....
  • Fred explains immigration amnesty; Wyoming results (He's in 2nd place in Nat'l GOP delegate count!!)

    01/06/2008 5:09:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies · 189+ views
    Batesline ^ | January 6, 2008 | Michael Bates
    Sorry, Rudy: If an immigration reform bill allows illegal aliens to stay in the country and become citizens, it's amnesty, even if they have to pay a financial penalty. Fred Thompson spells it out in last night's WMUR-Facebook-ABC debate: (Here's a transcript of the ABC Democrat debate. Here's a transcript of the ABC Republican debate.) Earlier today on NBC's Today Show, Thompson responded to yet another stupid "when ya gonna drop out" question by refocusing on his key issues -- addressing the threat of terrorism and the looming entitlement crisis. When reporter Lester Holt pressed, Thompson took a shot at...
  • Romney Wins Wyoming Caucuses

    01/05/2008 9:17:20 PM PST · by americanophile · 40 replies · 293+ views
    AP ^ | January 5, 2008 | MEAD GRUVER
    Romney Wins Wyoming Caucuses By MEAD GRUVER Ė 7 hours ago CASPER, Wyo. (AP) ó Mitt Romney captured his first win of the Republican presidential race, gaining most of Wyoming's delegates at stake in GOP caucuses on Saturday. The former Massachusetts governor won seven delegates, former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson got two and California Rep. Duncan Hunter won one, meaning no other candidate could beat Romney. Caucuses were still being held to decide all 12 delegates at stake. The win was a boost for Romney, coming two days after his loss to Mike Huckabee in the Iowa caucuses and three...
  • Romney wins Wyoming Republican caucus

    01/05/2008 3:37:56 PM PST · by Romneyfor President2008 · 53 replies · 102+ views
    Reuters ^ | January 5, 2008 | Ruffin Prevost
    CODY, Wyoming (Reuters) - Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the Wyoming Republican presidential caucus on Saturday, taking seven of the state's 12 delegates with nearly all precincts reporting, according to a state party official. Former Sen. Fred Thompson of Tennessee won two delegates and Rep. Duncan Hunter of California won one, said Amy Larimer, executive director of the Wyoming Republican Party. Larimer said two delegates remained undecided while officials counted all the votes. A final tally was expected later in the day. The victory gives Romney supporters something to tout as the focus of the U.S. presidential election shifts...
  • Duncan Hunter Points to Wyoming Showing as Debate Credential. ABC FOX

    01/05/2008 5:38:12 PM PST · by VU4G10 · 99 replies · 161+ views ^ | January 05, 2008 7:19 PM | abc
    ABC News' Z. Byron Wolf Reports: Congressman Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., arguing that since he won delegates in Wyoming with his 10 percent third place finish in the caucus there today, is crying foul of his exclusion from the ABC News/Facebook and Fox News Debates. Some of Hunter's Republican rivals, who were invited to join both debates, havenít won any delegates in any state thus far. In order to encourage supporters to protest his exclusion, the Hunter campaign has distributed the e-mail address of ABC News Political Director, David Chalian. For Fox News, the campaign just circulates the e-mail address available...
  • Romney wins Wyoming GOP caucuses, CNN projects

    01/05/2008 3:15:33 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 48 replies · 161+ views
    CNN ^ | Saturday, January 5, 2008
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will win the Wyoming Republican caucuses, CNN projects. Mitt Romney will win the Wyoming Republican caucuses, CNN projects. With 91 percent of precincts reporting, Romney has won eight of Wyoming's 12 delegates. Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson has won two, and California Rep. Duncan Hunter has won one. Wyoming's Republican contest comes two days after the Iowa caucuses and three days before the New Hampshire primary. The early date of the Wyoming GOP county conventions was intended to draw candidates' attention to the state, but has had only modest results. Republican hopefuls Romney, Hunter, Fred...