Tag Archives: Mitch Daniels

The Smoke-Filled Back Room; Inside a Brokered Convention

What happens if nobody wins the requisite number of delegates to wrap up the Republican nomination for President? The result would be a brokered convention. The scenario isn’t entirely out of the realm of possibility. For example, if Newt Gingrich … Continue reading

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The Smart Ones Stayed Out of the Clown Car

Think about it. Mitch Daniels, Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee, Haley Barbour; all politically smart cookies. They knew better than to get engaged in the 2012 presidential race. Oh…well, of course there’s Sarah Palin and Donald Trump. Not so smart but … Continue reading

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In This Corner…Rick Perry

2012 Contender Series: Rick Perry (Update: After coming in dead last in New Hampshire, Rick Perry withdrew from the Repblican Primary) (Update: Perry officially announced his candidacy on Satuday, August 13th on the day of the Iowa Straw Poll) Yes, … Continue reading

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Mitch Daniels Not Running

Just after midnight on May 22nd, 2011 Mitch Daniels released a memo to his constituents informing them he will not run for President in 2012. The GOP had hoped the Indiana Governor would get in the race as a serious … Continue reading

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Weak Tea

The exit of Mike Huckabee and Donald Trump from the Republican candidacy race for President has left the Republican field in a state of disarray. Newt Gingrich has had several hard days since throwing his hat in the ring. He stuck … Continue reading

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In This Corner…Mitch Daniels

2012 Contender Series: Mitch Daniels In this corner… is an ongoing series looking into the viability of potential candidates for the 2012 Presidential race. (Updated, May 22nd, 2011. Daniels declared he would not run in an e-mail late Saturday evening) … Continue reading

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Hot Fudge Sunday February 27

Sundays bring us the political talk shows. If you see something interesting on one of them, jump on the comment board and talk about it. This week, coinciding with the National Governors Association‘s annual winter meeting, everyone’s got a governor … Continue reading

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