The Fox News debate is underway and Ron Paul is nowhere to be found.
The broadcast began without an explanation for his exclusion and comes after a week of stonewalling by Fox, which refused to answer questions from the news media, the Paul campaign and even the New Hampshire Republican Party, which withdrew its sponsorship Read More
After playing his usual punching bag role in last night’s Republican debate, Ron Paul found himself surrounded by his most devoted and fervent friends on Sunday afternoon.
The occasion was Paul’s keynote address at the annual convention of the Free State Project, a group of libertarians who are essentially trying to colonize New Hampshire. Read More
Twenty years ago, Bob Dole slipped up in a debate on the Saturday night before the New Hampshire primary — he refused to sign a “no new taxes” pledge — and saw the momentum from his Iowa triumph promptly fizzle out, handing a campaign-saving come-from-behind victory to George H.W. Bush.
Mitt Romney, whose once overwhelming Read More
This morning, Rudy Giuliani addressed a conference of robotics enthusiasts at a competition called “For Inspiration & Recognition of Science and Technology.” ("A unique varsity sport of the mind,” reads the competition literature. “Designing and building a robot is a fascination real-world professional experience.”)
While Giuliani did receive a warm response, the attendees were ultimately Read More
Fox News is projecting Mike Huckabee as the Republican winner.
UPDATE: So does CNN.
UPDATE: Mitt Romney tells Chris Wallace he’s "determined to keep battling forward.
UPDATE: Here’s the AP story.
A new Zogby poll seems to provide evidence of Barack Obama’s electability advantage over Hillary Clinton and John Edwards.
In head-to-head match-ups, Hillary loses to three Republicans: Rudy Giuliani beats her by four points, Mike Huckabee by five, and John McCain by Read More
A round of brokered convention talk seems to have broken out, with pundits mulling the possibilities of a formless G.O.P. race – four candidates are bunched within six points of the lead in the newest national poll – in which a clear front-runner stubbornly refuses to emerge.
Could John McCain pull it off in New Hampshire once again? The newest numbers suggest he at least has a shot at it – which is more than anyone expected a few months ago.
Right now, Mitt Romney still leads the G.O.P. pack Read More
Oops! NBC reported this morning that Rep. Steve King, a key Iowa GOP congressman, had endorsed Mitt Romney. Then a little while later, the network took it back, saying on its Web site that in fact Rep. King is backing Fred Thompson.
To NBC’s credit, it didn’t try to hide its error. Its site explains: Read More
Here’s an interesting, insiderish theory from MediaBistro.com as to why Fox News may have turned on Fred Thompson, after appearing favorable toward the Law and Order star earlier this year.
Of course, this could have something to do with it, too.