Politics-govt (2012)



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  • January 02, 2012
    OneNewsNow.com Staff

    Romney holds slim lead on eve of Iowa vote

    DAVENPORT, Iowa - On the last full day of campaigning before Iowa's GOP caucuses, Mitt Romney is working to hold on to his narrow advantage as he faces a surging Rick Santorum, an unpredictable Ron Paul factor and the still-difficult task of winning over many undecided conservative voters in a state that spurned him four years ago.  
  • January 03, 2012
    Russ Jones

    In Iowa: Santorum's surge, Bachmann's hope

    Today's long-awaited Iowa Caucuses came with a flurry of stump speeches and millions spent on advertising attempting to sway voters in The Hawkeye State. Which Republican candidate comes out on top tonight is anybody's guess.
  • January 04, 2012
    Russ Jones

    8 votes carry Romney to victory

    Mitt Romney eked out a minuscule 8-vote victory over Rick Santorum in Iowa's Republican presidential caucuses, the state party chairman said early Wednesday, ringing down the curtain on an improbable first act in the campaign to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama in the fall.   x-Mitt Romney, 30,015 - 25% Rick Santorum, 30,007 - 25% Ron Paul, 26,219 - 21% Newt Gingrich, 16,251 - 13% Rick Perry, 12,604 - 10% Michele Bachmann, 6,073 - 5% (1,766 of 1,774 precincts - 99 percent)    Gingrich will fight on
  • January 05, 2012
    Chad Groening

    The problem with Paul's foreign policy

    A U.S.-born Israeli author and expert on the Middle East believes presidential hopeful Ron Paul's foreign policy is worse than Barack Obama's.
  • January 06, 2012
    Charlie Butts

    At issue: Marriage in NC

    North Carolina residents have a chance to defend marriage at the polls in May, but one pastor reports that a number of church leaders have denounced the proposal.
  • January 08, 2012
    Fred Jackson

    Gary Bauer endorses Santorum

    High profile pro-family leader Gary Bauer is endorsing Rick Santorum for the GOP presidential nomination.
  • January 09, 2012
    Russ Jones

    NH debate wrap

    Six presidential hopefuls went head-to-head in Saturday night's ABC Republican debate in New Hampshire. Each is trying gain momentum going into the conservative primary state of South Carolina.
  • January 10, 2012
    Becky Yeh - California correspondent

    Is Nancy Pelosi above the law?

    A California attorney says the former speaker of the House of Representatives is encouraging the breaking of federal law by intervening in a case involving a homosexual couple.
  • January 11, 2012
    Fred Jackson

    Christian researcher endorses Gingrich

    George Barna has added his name to the list of Christian leaders who are backing Newt Gingrich's bid for the GOP presidential nomination.
  • January 12, 2012
    Chris Woodward

    Republican appointment may not matter

    Analysts agree that the lone Republican recently appointed to the National Labor Relations Board was a good choice. But because the Democrats still hold the majority, it may not matter.
  • January 13, 2012
    Russ Jones

    Calling Romney out = 'anti capitalism'?

    Just days before the South Carolina primary, a pro-Gingrich super PAC has released a 27-minute film to fight Mitt Romney's negative attacks against his fellow presidential hopeful -- a film that Gingrich today says contains "inaccuracies" that should be edited out.
  • January 14, 2012
    OneNewsNow.com Staff

    Barbour: Pardons represent a belief in redemption

    Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Friday he's "very comfortable" with his final-days decisions to grant pardons or other clemency to more than 200 people, including convicted killers - decisions that outraged victims' families and dismayed even some of his most devoted supporters.

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