Eric Florack on August 11th, 2007

—AMES, Iowa —AP— Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won an easy and expected victory in a high-profile Iowa Republican Party Straw Poll on Saturday, claiming nearly twice as many votes as his nearest rival. Is this the same Straw poll that gave us Pat Robertson? As a matter of fact, since it started running in […]

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Eric Florack on August 11th, 2007

CNN political ticker is reporting: DES MOINES, Iowa —CNN— Rep. Ron Paul’s wife was hospitalized Saturday morning, the Texas Republican’s presidential campaign announced shortly before voting was to begin in the Ames GOP straw poll. The campaign did not say why Carol Paul was taken to the hospital, but emphasized she is out of danger. […]

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Eric Florack on August 11th, 2007

I pray I’m wrong, but it doesn’t look good. Word on the live wire is that they’ve gotten into the area of the mine where they think the men are, and the conditions that are being reported do not appear survivable.  Further, I gather that the owner of the mine has mat in a hurry-up […]

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Eric Florack on August 11th, 2007

There is an old adage, which states that it is impossible to get ahead, if you spend all your time getting even. James at OTB notes McQ’s rehashing of his take on the purposes, and utilities of ‘divided government, by way of Bruce Bartlett on Sullivan’s column. Bruce Bartlett and Bruce McQuain argue that the […]

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davidl on August 11th, 2007

If Eliot Spiter were a republican in Washington,  the democrats would be talking impeachment.   As it is, Spitzer iis democrat in Albany.  But for how long?   Erick, Red State, has a laundry list of charges. They should start yelling against about the President spying on Americans and covering up the firings of US Attorneys. Then […]

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