Articles in Category: 'Ron Paul'

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: January 10, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Another name has emerged in the already crowded field of potential Republican candidates and the new hopeful has served as governor of Louisiana. No, not Gov. Bobby Jindall who looks increasingly unlikely to launch a bid. It’s former Gov. Buddy Roemer who currently serves as the president and CEO of Business First Bank.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 6, 2011 3:55 AM

As the Republicans took over the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday, prominent politicians looking to be the GOP’s standard bearer in 2012 weighed in on what the new majority should focus on -- and not surprisingly, pointed toward the nation’s sluggish economy.

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

With 2012 in sight, a dark horse looking at running for the Republican presidential nomination will be heading to New Hampshire for an extended stay next week. Former Gov. Gary Johnson, who served two terms in New Mexico, will travel to the Granite State, site of the first presidential primary, to talk about federal spending and how Congress can reduce it.

 
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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: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 28, 2010 11:00 AM

A poll from Public Policy Polling (PPP), a firm with connections to national Democrats, shows that Florida Republicans can expect close primary battles in the presidential race as well as the contest to take on Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson.

 
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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 14, 2010 4:05 AM
 

With a host of much-better-known Republicans considering running for president in 2012, Gov. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota has been raising his profile in recent days as he reflects on launching his own bid for the White House.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: November 24, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Veteran Republican political operative Fred Karger took a large step toward announcing a presidential campaign on Tuesday, unveiling a television commercial and hiring staff in Iowa for a possible longshot bid at the White House. If he runs, Karger will be the first openly gay candidate for a major party’s nomination in American history.

 
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By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: November 19, 2010 4:05 AM
 

With buzz increasing that he will launch a bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson showed up in Tallahassee Thursday night still touting the trademark libertarian social issues -- legalization of marijuana, for one -- that put him in the minority of the GOP.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 21, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Through October, former New York Gov. George Pataki has taken to the airwaves and headed out on the campaign trail -- leading to more speculation that he intends to launch a bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 20, 2010 4:05 AM
 
With buzz growing that he intends to run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, Gov. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota headed to the Sunshine State Tuesday to back GOP candidates in November’s elections.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 18, 2010 4:05 AM
 
While most of the potential Republican presidential candidates aiming at their party’s nomination in 2012 have campaigned in Florida for U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio, Herman Cain has taken something of a slightly different tack with his PAC backing three congressional candidates in the Sunshine State.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 9, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Websites and organizations of every description are looking to draft former Gov. Jeb Bush and former U.S. Rep. Joe Scarborough, who now hosts a morning news show on MSNBC, into what probably will be a crowded field gunning for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: September 30, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Alan Grayson rode into Congress in 2008 with searing, vitriolic attacks on the Bush administration and Capitol Hill Republicans.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 28, 2010 4:05 AM
 

While Florida Republican George LeMieux is in the final months of his appointed stint to the U.S. Senate, he continues to play a prominent role in Washington.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 23, 2010 4:05 AM

Tampa will be hosting the 2012 Republican National Convention, and that fact hasn't escaped a bevy of potential presidential candidates who are eyeing the Sunshine State two years ahead of time.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 20, 2010 10:00 AM
 

The Values Voters Summit closed Saturday with an upset in a straw poll for 2012 presidential hopefuls.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 17, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Religious conservatives will assemble in Washington this weekend to take part in the Value Voters Summit -- and to take part in a straw poll which will serve as an early test of strength to see which Republican hopefuls will appeal to this pivotal group of primary voters.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 14, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Florida-based politicians will be keeping an eye on the Family Research Council’s presidential straw poll at the Value Voters Summit coming up this weekend in Washington. There’s a whopping 17 Republicans whose name will be featured in contention.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 7, 2010 4:05 AM
 

An unexpected figure has recently emerged as a possible candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: June 28, 2010 12:01 AM
 
Speculation continues that former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich is planning a run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012 -- and his increasingly active profile in Florida politics only increases the buzz.
 
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