STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER Daschle says no to chief of staff
Four years ago, Tom Daschle was very interested in formally joining the Obama administration.
Today? The thought of Daschle taking a key role in the White House is being floated, but early Friday, he... Posted on 1/11/13 at 1:32 AM
So what happens now to Chris Christie? Will he campaign for the Republican nominee? Will he settle back into New Jersey politics exclusively? Not since William Howard Taft graced the White House in the early 20th century has there been a national political presence like Christie. Larger than life both physically and emotionally, Christie plays the political game like a blitzing middle linebacker: if he zeroes in on you, you’ll feel it.
WASHINGTON — The political world was shocked and dismayed to discover that Chris Christie is not running for president. Presumably this is because the New Jersey governor dropped so many hints about joining the race for the Republican nomination.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said Wednesday she will not run for president, leaving little doubt that the eventual Republican nominee will come from the current field of contenders.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is working to convince Republicans that he is the strongest contender for the GOP nomination despite a shaky debate performance last week that has sparked jitters about his bid.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — The biggest rumblings in the Republican presidential campaign are coming from Austin, Texas — 1,000 miles from the leadoff caucus state where front-runner Mitt Romney and seven opponents squared off ahead of an important test vote this weekend.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney faced a rowdy crowd at the Iowa State Fair Thursday, with people interrupting his answers to chant "Wall Street greed" and him snapping "corporations are people, my friend."
ATLANTA (AP) — More states than ever before have considered school vouchers this year, driven by resurgent Republicans who see the lagging economy as an opportunity for a fresh push on one of their most contentious education policies.
Tim Pawlenty is casting himself as the Republican candidate willing to tell the country hard truths as he seeks the presidency, announcing in corn-dependent Iowa that its prized federal subsidies for ethanol should be phased out.
PIERRE — State Sen. Bob Gray said Monday he won’t seek a second two-year term as chairman for the South Dakota Republican Party.
The Pierre legislator was at the helm during one of the Republican Party’s strongest election performances in decades.
Republicans swept every contest for state office, gained seats in both chambers of the Legislature and won back South Dakota’s only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives as state Rep. Kristi Noem of Castlewood upset Democratic incumbent Stephanie Herseth Sandlin.
Prosecution is unlikely for Republican campaign workers who allegedly broke the law by placing campaign material in mailboxes across Madison, according to a postal official contacted by The Daily Republic.
The South Dakota Democratic Party announced Sunday that it had lodged a formal complaint with the U.S. Postal Service’s Office of Inspector General. The party claims that Republican political operatives illegally placed campaign flyers from Kristi Noem, Rich Sattgast and other Republican candidates directly in voters’ mailboxes.
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