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[7 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will be one of the speakers at the party’s convention in Tampa later this month, the newest speaker to be announced along with former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
A former senior adviser for the former Pennsylvania senator, who was one of presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney’s most bitter rivals in the party’s primary, confirms to Fox News Santorum has accepted the invitation to speak.
“He is certainly looking forward to sharing with America the reasons President Obama must be defeated, and inspiring conservatives all across the …

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[7 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has President Barack Obama beat when it comes to fundraising in Connecticut – at least for now.
Polls show that Obama maintains a lead in Connecticut, and a fundraiser could push Obama ahead when it comes to money raised in the state.
Romney raised $4.8 million from Connecticut residents so far compared to Obama’s $2.8 million, according to the Associated Press. A fundraiser in Westport, on Monday was expected to net Obama $2 million when the president meets with Hollywood celebrities and donors willing to shell …

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[5 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

It was a rare reflection by Mitt Romney on his life as a young Mormon, offered as proof to struggling Americans that despite being born into privilege and amassing a $250 million fortune, he too had known hard times.
A day after being labelled “out of touch” for casually offering a $10,000 bet to a rival candidate, Mr Romney told supporters he had experienced austerity as a missionary in France, using a bucket for a lavatory and a hose for a shower. “You’re not living high on the hog at that …

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[4 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

Clint Eastwood decided he would make Mitt Romney’s day recently. He endorsed the Republican in his bid for the highest office in the nation.
Eastwood’s endorsement might come as no surprise to most people given that the actor previously endorsed John McCain’s presidential bid against then Democratic candidate, Barack Obama. The actor leans toward a more conservative stance in most instances. Unfortunately, that’s the direct opposite from most of his Tinsel Town cronies. Most of them lean far left of center.
Eastwood, however, believes “the country needs a boost somewhere” and apparently …

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[4 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

President Barack Obama hasn’t talked about waffle fries.
Mitt Romney won’t get into chicken sandwiches.
It’s the culture war no one wants — except the base.
Obama’s reelection prospects are bound up in the hope that he can convince people he actually is digging the country out of a hole, which means keeping the attention on those efforts and how deep the hole was. For Romney, with polls that consistently show him climbing when the focus is on the election but dipping when it goes elsewhere, the political path through November is clear. …