Occupy Wall Street
With confusing agendas but an overall dissatisfaction in the way our government is being run, are there any two groups more alike than Tea Party conservatives and the Occupy Wall Street protesters? Probably. There probably are, actually.
ALBANY—Here’s Doug Hoffman’s latest campaign ad, featuring an endorsement from Fred Thompson.
“America’s in trouble. So when your grandchildren ask you why you didn’t do something, be able to tell them you voted for Doug Hoffman,” Thompson, an actor, former Tennessee senator and presidential candidate tells voters in the race Read More
ALBANY—Bill Owens, the Democratic Party's candidate to replace John McHugh in Congress, just released his second ad. It shows him driving around, talking to a cameraman.
(His principal opponent, Republican Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava, has not released an ad.)
"I'll vote to cut waste and invest the savings in growth Read More
Fred Thompson, Alan Keyes and Duncan Hunter’s names will not be removed from the Republican primary ballot in New York City, despite an effort by some Board of Elections commissioners in Albany on Friday, and despite the fact that the county boards may take them off.
As I reported then, the state Republican Board Read More
From the AP:
Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson quit the Republican presidential race on Tuesday, after a string of poor finishes in early primary and caucus states. "Today, I have withdrawn my candidacy for president of the United States. I hope that my country and my party have benefited from our having made Read More
It’s true that Rudy Giuliani hasn’t seriously contested any of the first five primary and caucus states (at least not since he dropped $2 million on television ads in New Hampshire) and that he has long touted Florida, which will vote on January 29, as his campaign’s first true test.
Still, it’s noteworthy just how Read More
Fred Thompson toyed with the media and won himself about 10 minutes of free and unfiltered national television airtime. The former Tennessee senator is on pace to finish a distant third or fourth place in South Carolina and his campaign hinted to the media that he might drop out on the spot (and possibly Read More
On Jan. 3, the night of the Iowa caucuses, ABC political reporter Jake Tapper appeared on Nightline from Des Moines, where he reported live on Mike Huckabee’s surprise victory.
Afterward, he caught an overnight flight on the Hucka-plane to New Hampshire, where, around dawn, he filed a story for Good Morning America.
That Read More
Officially, victory in Michigan belongs to Mitt Romney. But for all practical purposes, tonight’s result is a win for every candidate in the race not named John McCain.
McCain came into Michigan in the same position Romney was two weeks ago. Back then, Romney was poised to score lead-off victories in both Iowa and New Read More
It’s true that this year’s Republican presidential race is the most fluid on record. At varying points, John McCain, Rudy Giuliani, Fred Thompson, Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee have all seemed to be plausible front-runners.
But by Tuesday night, after the results from what is only the third major contest of the nominating season Read More