Articles in Category: 'Jim DeMint'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 3, 2011 3:55 AM
 

While tea party favorite Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina continues to ponder making a run at the Republican presidential nomination, his competitors are keeping tabs on what he does. His home state will be a crucial primary battle.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 31, 2011 3:55 AM
 

While U.S. Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., has said he has no intention of running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, other candidates seem more than willing to take his place as one of the conservative favorites in the field.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 27, 2011 3:10 PM
 

Newly inaugurated Republican Sen. Marco Rubio announced his committee assignments in Washington Thursday, setting the stage for the issues he will focus on in his first years on the national stage.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 14, 2011 3:55 AM
 

While some social conservatives continue to grumble about the gay rights group GOProud, it will be included at the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) event due to be held in Washington, D.C., from Feb. 10-12, which will be packed with potential Republican presidential candidates.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 12, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Public Policy Polling (PPP), a firm with connections to national Democrats, released a new poll Tuesday that showed former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who moved to the Sunshine State last year, is the favorite to win the Iowa caucus if he decides to run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 30, 2010 4:05 AM
 

While his name has generated a good deal of buzz, especially since the November elections, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said before Christmas he is more focused on running the Lone Star State and the Republican Governors Association rather than launching a bid for the Republican presidential nomination.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: December 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Apparently, Bill Nelson didn't get the memo. Or maybe he just forgot.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 
President Barack Obama may be an excellent communicator but he faces a serious challenge in that department from incoming U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, argued a prominent communications expert on Wednesday.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 6, 2010 4:05 AM
 

While international affairs has not been one of the chief hallmarks of either his presidential bid in 2008 or the efforts he has been making to run for the Republican presidential nomination again in 2012, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney took aim at one of President Barack Obama’s major foreign initiatives.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 10, 2010 4:05 AM
 
While some Republican governors have hinted that they would reject federal funds for transportation projects, Rick Scott has not stated that he would turn down more than $2 billion to help with high-speed rail projects.
 
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