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  • McManus: Campaign 2012's lessons so far

    McManus: Campaign 2012's lessons so far
    It sometimes feels as if the struggle for the Republican presidential nomination has been going on forever, but if you measure the campaign by the number of delegates chosen so far, we're only about 10% done. Much has been made about how the outcome is...
  • Getting to know them

    Getting to know them
    That catchy little tune from "The King and I" that trumpets the virtues of "getting to know you, getting to know all about you" hasn't seemed to work out too well for the Republican Partythis year. Even after 20 or more televised debates among its...
  • Best entertainment value: GOP nomination contest

    Best entertainment value: GOP nomination contest
    Las Vegas is one of my favorite places, but there's a tinge of sadness on the Strip these days. It's not a lack of crowds or dearth of attractions. The streets, shows, restaurants and casinos are packed as always. No, what's made the people of Las...
  • Mailbag: Does the dog define the candidate?

    Four years ago, six Democrats were vying for their party's presidential nomination. Back then, the pundits griped there was very little light between the candidates. Not surprisingly, that's virtually the same thing I have been hearing since the...
  • Presidential candidates race to raise cash

    Though the first Republican voting is six months away, and the general election further still, the presidential campaigns were faced this week with one imperative: to raise the most cash possible before the financial quarter draws to a close Thursday....
  • Presidential candidates off to slower fundraising start

    Presidential candidates off to slower fundraising start
    The deadline for filing presidential fundraising reports closed Thursday, with officials from nearly every campaign predicting a relatively low dollar total compared with the historic highs at this time in the 2008 cycle. Campaign aides engaged in the...
  • Debunking the New Republican Mythology

    Herman Cain, the ex-CEO of Godfather's Pizza who is running for president for some reason, recently unveiled an economic "plan," the crux of which is the elimination of taxes on capital gains (money made from the return on investments like stocks, bonds...
  • Pawlenty aide sorry about Bachmann 'sex appeal' comment

    Pawlenty aide sorry about Bachmann 'sex appeal' comment
    If there's one thing Tim Pawlenty's campaign will not tolerate, it's talking about how sexy GOP frontrunner Michele Bachmann is.  I mean, think about it from the former Minnesota governor's perspective: It's bad enough to lose to his state's...
  • Tim Pawlenty awkwardly praises Lady Gaga

    Tim Pawlenty awkwardly praises Lady Gaga
    Struggling GOP presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty apparently thought he could rev up his campaign by ... wait for it ... tepidly praising the music of Lady Gaga.   Ask yourself a simple question: Is it possible to look less presidential than this? ...
  • Money speaks for 2012 hopefuls

    Money speaks for 2012 hopefuls
    By one measure, the 2012 presidential campaign is off to a slow start. No major candidate has officially jumped in, unlike four years ago, when nine White House hopefuls had declared their bids by the end of January 2007. Mindful that the first...
  • Pawlenty's fiscal claims questioned

    Pawlenty's fiscal claims questioned
    In every speech Republican presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty gives these days, he touts his fiscal record during his eight years as governor of Minnesota. "I drew a line in the sand," he likes to say, bragging that he vetoed every tax increase and...