Posts Tagged ‘2012 Caucuses’
 

 

Santorum Endorses Clovis, Blasts Ernst’s Record of Raising Taxes

The last time Rick Santorum was in Iowa, political reporters suspected that an endorsement in the Republican U.S. Senate contests was eminent. Santorum endorsed his longtime friend Secretary of State Matt Schultz, who is runnin...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Book Review: Blue Collar Conservative: Recommitting to an America that Works

Blue Collar Conservative: Recommitting to an America that Works Rick Santorum Regnery Publishing, 216 pages; Amazon $16.79, Kindle $14.99 Books by presidential candidates are one of the harbingers that campaign season is just a...
by Polly Twocents

 
 

Herman Cain Only Has Himself to Blame

Two weeks ago, I wrote an article that asked whether we really knew who Herman Cain was.  The focus of that article was Cain’s confusing answers on the abortion issue.  It also pointed out that it’s not just the question ...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

The Five That Could Win The Iowa Caucuses

With the straw poll in Ames now in the rear view mirror, the presidential campaign in Iowa is entering a new stage. Looking back, Ames seems like it was the first round of the NFL playoffs. A few candidates, Rick Perry and Mitt...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

August Surprise? Can Ron Paul Win the Iowa Straw Poll?

Accurately predicting what will happen at the Ames Straw Poll is much more difficult than predicting the outcome of a traditional primary or general election contest.  My opinions on how each candidate will perform change all ...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

Perry’s South Carolina Announcement Is A Slap In the Face to Iowa Republicans

Texas Governor Rick Perry’s decision to announce his candidacy in South Carolina at the same time the Iowa Straw Poll is taking place in Ames is not only a slap in the face to Republican voters in Iowa, but it also is disresp...
by Craig Robinson