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Romney and Gingrich Are Pro-What? And Who Is On RightOn’s Short List?

Filling in a BallotJulie Rovner of NPR blogged that Mitt Romney never really was pro-choice. Here’s the quote:

“In Massachusetts, when he was running for governor…a very liberal state, a state that was pro-choice, he was playing to the audience,” says Nancy Keenan, President of NARAL Pro-Choice America. “And he made promises to the pro-choice community at that time that he did not keep,” she said, including vetoing a bill that would have provided emergency contraceptives to victims of rape. “So the fact of the matter is he was not authentic in his position at that time.”

Rovner then points out Continue reading

30th November 2011 8:54 AM Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Huckabee Says Romney Is Better Than Obama Every Day of the Week

Former Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee

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On Sunday, Mike Huckabee is reported to have espoused the acceptability of Romney. Frankly, I am surprised at what Huckabee said Continue reading

26th November 2011 8:15 AM Posted by | Qualifications for Office, Republican Primary | , , , , | 2 Comments

Pro-Life Michele Bachmann Challenges GOP Frontrunners: Life Remains Central Issue

Michele BachmannRealClearPolitics reports that

Michele Bachmann on Monday appeared to challenge more vigorously the conservative credentials of Herman Cain and Mitt Romney, although she mentioned neither by name.

The report quotes Bachmann asserting that she is pro-life and implying that some Republican primary opponents (read: Romney and Cain) were less so.

“Some Republican candidates seem confused by what it means to be 100 percent pro-life,” Bachmann said. “I am both personally and publicly pro-life, and our candidate has to do more than just check the box on the issue of life.

It’s hard to find any criticism that Bachmann is not consistently pro-life. But she is more than just pro-life; Continue reading

8th November 2011 4:29 AM Posted by | Republican Primary | , , , , , | 2 Comments

Cain Takes Lead in CBS/NYT Poll

Image of Herman Cain

The latest CBS New/New York Times poll on the Republican candidates was released yesterday. It shows Herman Cain leading the pack with 25% support among Republican primary voters and 32% among Tea Party supporters.

The top four candidates in this poll, Cain, Romney, Gingrich, and Paul, all show a steady upward trend in the three CBS/NYT polls (9/16, 10/3, and 10/25) with Cain having the strongest upward trend. The polls show steady erosion of support for Perry and Bachmann with Perry having the sharpest down trend. Indecision also decreased from 22%-14% (from 18% to 8% in the Tea Party subset). Santorum and Huntsman have held steady at around 1%-2%.

Observations:      Continue reading

26th October 2011 2:27 AM Posted by | Poll, Republican Primary | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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