Articles Tagged 'Iowa Caucuses'
Iowa caucuses only 13 months away…
Happy New Year to the more than a dozen people thinking about running for president. Now, get busy. It’s 2015 and time for prospective 2016 candidates to get serious about what they need to do to position themselves to have a chance at a successful campaign.
While the next election may seem distant, it really isn’t. The Iowa caucuses, the… READ MORE
Iowa officials brace for Occupy protests
ByÂ EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE, Politico
Republicans acrossÂ IowaÂ are bracing for trouble on Tuesday, concerned that caucus sites will be the next stop for theÂ Occupy protestersÂ who’veÂ staged demonstrations and disruptionsÂ at election events across the state.
Occupy leaders say they’re not planning to interfere with the voting, though they expect actions leading up the vote at candidates’ headquarters and… READ MORE
Romney says he expects to win Iowa’s caucuses
By Kasie Hunt, Associated Press
MARION, Iowaâ€”A confident Mitt Romney said Monday that he’s going to win Iowa and become the Republican nominee for president.… READ MORE
In Iowa, Romney Tests His Ability to Take the Lead
ByÂ JIM RUTENBERGÂ andÂ JEFF ZELENY, The New York Times
DES MOINES â€”Â Mitt RomneyÂ sought to convert his tentative standing atop the polls into a first-place finish in the caucuses here, telling Iowans on Sunday that he had the â€œcapability to go the full distanceâ€ against President Obama, as his rivals beseeched voters not to settle on a candidate … READ MORE
Romney leads Paul in new Des Moines Register Iowa Poll; Santorum surges
From Des Moines Register
Mitt Romney tops the latest Des Moines Register Iowa Poll in the closing days before the Iowa caucuses, but Ron Paul and Rick Santorum are poised within striking distance.
The poll, conducted Tuesday through Friday, shows support at 24 percent for Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts; 22 percent for Paul, a Texas congressman; and 15… READ MORE
Santorum: Willing to â€˜throw the bombs that are needing to be thrownâ€™
By Stephen Dinan-The Washington Times
MUSCATINE, Iowa â€” Fighting back against the charge that heâ€™s too conservative to be the Republican presidential nominee, former Sen.… READ MORE
CNN Poll: Romney on top, Gingrich fading & Santorum rising in Iowa
CNN Political Editor Paul Steinhauser
Des Moines, Iowa (CNN)Â – Did Newt Gingrich peak too early?
AÂ new surveyÂ of people likely to attend Iowa’s Republican caucuses indicates that the former House speaker’s support in the Hawkeye State is plunging. And according to a CNN/Time/ORC International Poll, one-time long shot candidate Rick Santorum has more than tripled his support … READ MORE
GOP candidates sharpen their tongues before caucuses
By Susan Page and Jackie Kucinich, USA TODAY
DES MOINES â€“ It may be December, but the heat is rising in Iowa.
One week before the opening presidential caucuses, former House speakerÂ Newt GingrichÂ declared Tuesday that he wouldn’t vote for rivalÂ Ron PaulÂ if the Texas congressman won the Republican nomination, calling him “out of the mainstream” and suggesting… READ MORE
Candidates Return to Campaign Trail With Just A Week to Iowa Caucuses
DES MOINES, Iowa â€“ Â Mitt Romney returned to the airwaves in Iowa Monday with a new ad that takes a more positive tone than the Republican presidential candidate’s supporters had been going with before the Christmas break, talking about makingÂ government
Â “simpler and smaller and smarter.”
“It is a moral imperative for America to stop spending more money… READ MORE
Huckabee: It all comes down to weather
If the weather is nice on Jan. 3 in Iowa, expectÂ MittÂ Romney
Â to be the victor in the Republican presidential caucuses, but… READ MORE