Independents

GOP spotlight turns to Mississippi, Alabama.

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Republican front-runner Mitt Romney declared himself a bit of an outsider Thursday in the upcoming GOP primaries in Mississippi and Alabama, while Rick Santorum battled to emerge from the heart of Dixie as the surviving conservative challenger.

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Intense Focus on Ohio Before Super Tuesday Contests.

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Rick Santorum barnstormed through Ohio on Monday as he sought a much-needed victory over Mitt Romney in a state that polls suggested was a dead heat going into Super Tuesday’s voting.

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Will this guy split the GOP vote? ‘Independent’ party is mysteriously funded, tied to Obama

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by Aaron Klein

Former Louisiana governor Charles “Buddy” Roemer has said he hopes to become the independent candidate to run for president as part of a group calling itself Americans Elect.

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Top Dem Steve Israel backed by Big Labor, Big Business.

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Do you ever wonder where a self-proclaimed corporate raider and Occupy Wall Street supporter such as Congressman Steve Israel gets his campaign donations from?

According to Open Secrets, Israel has raised $1,581,081 for this election cycle (2011-2012), of which $15,790 comes from small donors, the “average Joe” like you and me.

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After 3-state sweep, Santorum ready for Romney.

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Fresh from his three-state sweep, a confident Rick Santorum said he is prepared for an onslaught from Mitt Romney as he tries to make his case that he’s the best conservative to take on President Obama.

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POLITICO: Obama needs to worry about reelection

To hear Democrats (and much of the media) tell it, President Barack Obama is a man on the rebound. The president turned in a strong State of the Union speech, picked a smart political fight over taxing the rich and authorized another heroic Navy SEAL mission in terrorist territory. Sounds like a recipe for reelection, they say.

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Rush: ‘Asinine’ to think media won’t destroy GOP nominee

PALM BEACH, Fla. – When it comes to media attacks on the eventual Republican presidential nominee, radio giant Rush Limbaugh thinks it doesn’t matter who the GOP standard-bearer will be, because the onslaught will be tremendous.

“Anybody who thinks that we can nominate somebody who is not going to be the focus of a media-destruction campaign is asinine,” Limbaugh said today, as he analyzed Mitt Romney’s strong victory over Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul in the Florida Republican Primary.

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What Would a Brokered GOP Convention Mean for Libertarians?

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If libertarians don’t want the Republican establishment to choose this year’s GOP nominee, a brokered convention is the last thing they should want.

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Donald Trump Staff in Talks With Financiers, Campaign Managers to Explore Third Party Bid.

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Donald Trump’s top political adviser told ABC News he’s speaking to “high-level political operatives” to explore a third-party presidential bid on behalf of the real estate mogul, in a sign that Trump may not quite be done with the 2012 presidential race just yet.

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Colbert’s super PAC nets 1 million Dollars — who’s laughing now?

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Stephen Colbert’s satirical super PAC is raking in serious cash from supporters who apparently prefer to see faux political attack ads instead of real ones.

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