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Romney Attacks Gingrich II

  • 3:43 pm Thursday, December 8th, 2011 by Jamie Dupree

For political reporters, the conference call involving surrogates attacking another candidate are old hat – but maybe for some of you, it is something new.  So, with Mitt Romney going after Newt Gingrich on Thursday, here is the transcript of a call with reporters to give you the flavor of …

Romney Attacks Gingrich

  • 10:02 am Thursday, December 8th, 2011 by Jamie Dupree

Trailing in a number of new polls in key primary and caucus states, Mitt Romney sent out two surrogates to attack new frontrunner Newt Gingrich, basically making the argument that Gingrich is too controversial to be the Republican nominee for President. “If Mitt Romney is the nominee, we have a …

Behind the Scenes in Congress

  • 9:57 pm Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 by Jamie Dupree

Behind the scenes in the Congress, a lot of work is getting done on some of the “must-pass” legislation which lawmakers must address before going home for the holidays. But when that’s going to be finished is anyone’s guess at this point. And when you strip things down to the …

Tale of Two Newts

  • 8:53 pm Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 by Jamie Dupree

The state of the Republican race for the White House came into focus in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, as a Republican crowd gave Newt Gingrich thunderous ovations while GOP lawmakers in Congress squirmed at questions about Gingrich’s candidacy. “This will be a fifty state campaign,” Gingrich said to loud applause …

Newt Gingrich History

  • 12:35 pm Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 by Jamie Dupree

While it seems unlikely that the past ethics troubles of Newt Gingrich during his time in Congress will matter much in his bid for the White House, for Republicans who served with him in the House, Gingrich’s time as Speaker is getting a second look. There is one person who …

Congress Limps to Christmas

  • 8:29 pm Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 by Jamie Dupree

After many years of watching the Congress operate between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I’ve come to the conclusion that it would be better for lawmakers to arrive back on Capitol Hill about eight days before Christmas, and then try to cram all of their work into that short time frame. That’s …

Wary Eye on Gingrich

  • 4:13 pm Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 by Jamie Dupree

While three new polls from Iowa released on Tuesday showed Newt Gingrich as the new frontrunner in that important state, Republicans in the Congress continued to send mixed signals about the idea of the former U.S. House Speaker being their party’s standard bearer next November. “That’s the way Newt has …

Obama Speech in Kansas

  • 2:32 pm Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 by Jamie Dupree

Here is the transcript of prepared remarks by President Obama during a visit to Kansas on Tuesday.  The text was provided by the White House. EMBARGOED UNTIL DELIVERY December 6, 2011   Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery Tuesday, December 6, 2011 Osawatomie, Kansas As Prepared …

Paul Goes After Gingrich

  • 12:43 pm Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 by Jamie Dupree

Ron Paul is making it clear that he is going to go after Newt Gingirch, as the Paul campaign has released a hard-hitting ad against the former House Speaker. Paul’s ad comes as two new polls out today show Gingrich leading the field in Iowa – four weeks before the …

Four Weeks to Iowa

  • 10:21 pm Monday, December 5th, 2011 by Jamie Dupree

Four weeks from today, the voters in the Hawkeye State will caucus and cast the first meaningful votes in the 2012 Presidential Election; but if you look at the schedule of the GOP candidates, it’s hard to figure out that’s the case. Instead of campaign itinerary that feature nothing but …