Gallup: Seniors Favorable To Ryan Budget Plan

A new Gallup/USA Today poll contains a counterintuitive finding: the age group most receptive to House Budget Chair Paul Ryan‘s plan to deal with the budget – seniors. The poll finds 48 percent of seniors (those 65 and over) support Ryan’s plan … Continued

Ford O’Connell On Fox News: Trump & The Birther Debate

Ford O’Connell and Josh Block join Jon Scott and Jenna Lee on Fox News’ “Happening Now” to discuss the “Birther” issue, Donald Trump and the credibility of his campaign (video after the intro ad):   Watch the latest video at … Continued

Barbour Endorsement Now A Big Get For GOP Presidential Hopefuls

Republican presidential hopefuls are making a play for Haley Barbour’s endorsement — and the organizational and fundraising prowess that comes along with it. The Mississippi governor is known as one of the savviest and most seasoned operators in the Republican … Continued

2012 Electoral Map Projection – April 2011 Update

CivicForumPAC offers an early analysis of the Electoral College landscape for 2012. Breaking down the numbers state by state, the successes of newly inaugurated Republican governors in several states will be key to the fortunes of the eventual GOP presidential nominee.

Ron Paul To Launch 2012 Presidential Campaign

Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, whose outspoken libertarian views and folksy style made him a cult hero during two previous presidential campaigns, will announce on Tuesday that he’s going to try a third time. Sources close to Paul, who is in his … Continued

Hedge-Fund Titans Switch To GOP

Hedge-fund managers made a big bet on Barack Obama and other Democrats in 2008. Now, with the 2012 contest gearing up, some prominent fund managers have turned their backs on the party and are actively supporting Republicans. Daniel Loeb, founder … Continued

Haley Barbour Decides Not To Run For President In 2012

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Monday he will not run for president in 2012. “I will not be a candidate for president next year,” Barbour, a Republican, said in a statement. “This has been a difficult, personal decision, and I … Continued