2012 presidential election
There was more fallout Thursday from President Barack Obama’s fundraising visit to Connecticut this week. The debate revolves around whether taxpayers should foot the security bill when a candidate comes to raise money.
President Barack Obama will attend two fundraisers Monday in Connecticut, where he holds a comfortable lead over Republican Mitt Romney in public opinion polls.
The retail and transportation industries, plus the government, all cut jobs last month. Manufacturing jobs were up and so were jobs in health care and financial services.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker has since backed away from his objection to the Bain ad. Political observers suspect the Obama administration pressured him to see the error of his ways.
It wasn’t a card; it was a poll. But it was a great Valentine’s Day presents for Santorum – an ‘I love you’ from Republican voters that sent him to the top of the GOP presidential race.
Newt Gingrich, stumping in Mason City, Iowa with less than a week before the caucuses, blamed his slippage in the polls on negative campaigning by his competitors. But that didn’t stop him from going negative against a non-candidate.
Mitt Romney takes Manhattan. The Republican presidential candidate was in New York on Wednesday, tapping Wall Street for campaign cash. But he didn’t exactly get the red carpet treatment from everyone.
Herman Cain’s decision on whether to fold his political tent will depend on whether his wife of 43 years, Gloria, decides to stand by her man.
The appearance comes after his stunning gaffe at last night’s Republican debate.
The frenzy over a possible Chris Christie presidential run has reached a fever pitch, but there is still no word from the new hamlet on the Hudson. There’s been a lot of flirting but no official “I’m in” or “I’m out.”
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hasn’t changed his mind: He reaffirmed in a speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Tuesday that he’s not running for president.
Sarah Palin made a stop in Manhattan on Tuesday during her “One Nation” bus tour. The 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee met with Donald Trump at his Trump Tower condominium before grabbing a slice of pizza in Times Square.