What is to stop a foreign country from funneling money through US businesses or political donors into Super PACs to buy US elections?
Mitt Romney continues to widen his lead over Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul in the nomination race for the 1,144 delegates.
Quinnipiac University poll director Maurice Carroll says that Romney thumps Santorum 54 to 21 in the primary, and neither Newt Gingrich nor Rep. Ron Paul are even in it.
At the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan on Wednesday afternoon, several hundred Occupy Wall Street protesters greeted Romney harshly, walking around the hotel behind a black urn they said represented “job cremation.”
At $3.53 a gallon, prices are already up 25 cents since Jan. 1. And experts say they could reach a record $4.25 a gallon by late April.
Many New Yorkers aren’t happy with Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich after a comment he made about residents of the Big Apple earlier this week while stumping in Nevada.
Romney gladly accepted the endorsement from the business magnate and star of the “The Apprentice” reality show.
“Thank you FL!” an exuberant Romney tweeted minutes after the race was called. “While we celebrate this victory, we must not forget what this election is really about: defeating Barack Obama.”
The race for the Republican Presidential Candidacy continues in Florida; with the state’s primary two days away Rick Santorum has had to cancel campaign events to be with his ill daughter in Pennsylvania.
The Connecticut GOP announced Mitt Romney received 28 percent of the vote in the presidential straw poll, followed by Newt Gingrich with 28 percent and Ron Paul with 26 percent.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced he is suspending his campaign and dropping out of the race just days before the South Carolina primary and is endorsing Newt Gingrich.
It’s the end of the road for John Huntsman. The former Utah Governor has halted his bid for the Republican candidacy.
Mitt Romney followed up his win in Iowa with a convincing win in New Hampshire’s Republican primary. The former Massachusetts governor easily outdistanced Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman and now it’s on to South Carolina.
What a relief for Mitt Romney. Last week’s squeaker in Iowa turned into a decisive victory in New Hampshire on Tuesday night. But as that old song goes, we’ve only just begun.
Monday marked the last full day of campaigning in New Hampshire. Mitt Romney is still ahead in the polls, but the other Republican presidential candidates were not ready to concede anything in advance of the nation’s first primary.