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Two years and 471,239 words after first weighing in on politics for PD, a blogger exits, stage right.
Yes, the former House speaker has some baggage that might weigh him down, but he has in abundance what none of the other potential GOP candidates can match: ideas, energy and a proven track record for success.
The book, "Citizen Newt," is being authored by the respected Reagan biographer Craig Shirley (who has been interviewing Gingrich one day a week) and is set to land on bookshelves just one month before the Iowa caucuses next January.
Though both governors have become heroes to national conservatives, that both were arguably the more "moderate" candidate in their respective GOP primaries. What explains their boldness now?
Thune said that "at this time, I feel that I am best positioned to fight for America's future here in the trenches of the United States Senate."
Cardenas has proven a calming force in the controversy of GOProud, and presented a strong argument for why CPAC should be open to anyone who wants to attend, provided they are true to conservative policy positions.
Mitt Romney declined to endorse 2010 Senate contender Ovide Lamontagne, who narrowly lost the GOP primary in New Hampshire to Kelly Ayotte. Now, it is Romney, a likely presidential candidate, who needs support in the Granite State. But it appears Lamontagne -- or at least some Lamontagne supporters -- still feel betrayed.
In just 24 hours, the fiscally conservative group raised more than $100,000 for Flake's campaign to succeed Jon Kyl in the Senate.
The focus of much criticism for his comments about Lara Logan, Rosen has been all but ignored in the past when making fiery remarks about Israel.
While a license plate controversy in Mississippi is certainly an interesting local story, I can't help thinking the national media narrative -- which has cast Gov. Haley Barbour front and center in the debate -- is a bit forced.
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