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GOP Undercard Debate Recap

This is a recap of the GOP undercard debate on August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. The moderators were Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum. Debate participants were Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal, Carly Fiorina, Jim Gilmore, and … Continue reading

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Can A Social Conservative Win The Swing States In 2016?

Conventional wisdom holds that in order for a Republican presidential candidate to do well in the swing states, he/she must be soft on social issues. But is this true? In fact, there is some evidence that the opposite is the … Continue reading

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Santorum Leaves the Presidential Race

Rick Santorum has suspended his presidential campaign, conceding the race to Mitt Romney. Realistically, he did not have a chance to get the nomination. However, there were reasons–often spelled out in this blog–for continuing to fight all the way to … Continue reading

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North Dakota GOP Screws Over Santorum

(H/t The Other McCain) In short, Rick Santorum won the North Dakota caucuses and Mitt Romney came in third place. However, the delegates being sent to the Republican National Convention will overwhelmingly be Romney supporters, because the state convention rigged … Continue reading

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Is Romney Inevitable?

A wrote a long response to one of the comments of my last post, and since I did so many back-of-the-envelope calculations and so much research for it, I thought I should repost and expand upon my response here. The … Continue reading

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The Fat Lady Has Not Sung: Latest Official RNC Delegate Count Shows Romney Only Halfway There

The latest official delegate count from the Republican National Committee gives Mitt Romney 573 delegates and Rick Santorum 202 delegates, out of the 1,034 delegates which have been at stake. A candidate needs 1,144 delegates to win the nomination in … Continue reading

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Why Conservatives Should Support Santorum

This is the headline on the Drudge Report today: Yes, things look grim for Rick Santorum’s campaign. There is little or no hope that he could win the nomination on the first ballot. Of course, there are still 21 primaries … Continue reading

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