Rick Santorum went straight at Mitt Romney in tonight’s Republican Presidential debate in Manchester, New Hampshire standing behind comments he made earlier today that Americans don’t want a businessman like Mr. Romney in the White House.
“Of course I was talking about Governor Romney,” Mr. Santorum said. “He says, I’m going to be, I– you know I’ve got business experience.’ Well, business experience doesn’t necessarily match up with being the Commander in Chief of this country.”
NASHUA, NH Newt Gingrich made an appearance at the Hillborough County Republican Gala in New Hampshire on the eve of the primary election here and said that winning the White House will be just the beginning of the fight for the GOP.
“We are a country where the incumbent president is going to have a billion dollars to attack and smear the Republicans. We are a country where every institution of the left is going to fight every day, so even if we win the presidency, that is only the beginning. But the struggle is going to go on. If you look at what is happening with Scott Walker in Madison, you have a pretty good idea of what this is going to be like.”
In the final day of campaigning before the Iowa Caucus tomorrow, Mitt Romney compared President Barack Obama to the Kardashians, Michele Bachmann invoked Margaret Thatcher, Newt Gingrich lamented his fall from the front of the pack and Ron Paul plotted a path to the White House. Mr. Romney is currently leading in the latest Iowa polls followed by Mr. Paul. Mr. Santorum is ever so slightly ahead of Mr. Gingrich in third place.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver dropped his longtime opposition to a New York City casino.
Governor Cuomo’s spokesman won’t say why they parked a fleet of vintage gubernatorial limos in front of the Capitol.
Democratic Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson will retire next year, putting the Democrats’ Senate majority in peril.
Now that Herman Cain gave up the ghost after a string of sex scandals and suspended his campaign, Ron Paul is moving into the number two spot in Iowa polls. Mr. Paul celebrated his status with a boastful interview and a new ad comparing his opponents to whimpering little toy dogs.
Protesters attempted to occupy President Obama’s speech in New Hampshire.
Sandra Lee said her boyfriend, Governor Andrew Cuomo, enjoys hardboiled eggs.
Congressman Peter King said Mitt Romney is the “most competent” Republican presidential candidate.
Mitt Romney released his first television ad for the upcoming New Hampshire primary last night and it’s a one minute attack on President Obama’s economic policies. In the ad, Mr. Romney promises to “make sure that that American is a job-creating machine” by getting rid of federal government programs.
The latest accusation against Herman Cain has nothing to do with sexual harassment. A conservative newspaper in New Hampshire, the Union Leader, is up in arms after Mr. Cain allegedly cancelled an interview with them. According to the Union Leader, Mr. Cain backed out of his hour-and-a-half talk with the paper’s editorial board “a few hours” after footage of him stumbling his way through a similar interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel went viral. Mr. Cain’s campaign says the paper cancelled the interview on them.
Rudy Giuliani will return to Manchester, New Hampshire next month for a house party at the home of local macher Ovide Lamontagne.
The news was reported this morning by the New Hampshire Union Leader.
Last month, Giuliani spoke to the local G.O.P.’s Lincoln-Reagan Dinner, but aides were careful to characterize that visit as Read More