Posts Tagged ‘Mitt Romney’
DAILY GRINDER: Santorum Almost Pulls Super Tuesday Upset

DAILY GRINDER: Santorum Almost Pulls Super Tuesday Upset

So, last night was Super Tuesday (night). And likely probable eventual Republican nominee Mitt Romney won Virginia, Massachusetts, Idaho, Vermont and Ohio. But he almost lost Ohio. Rick Santorum won Tennessee, Oklahoma and North Dakota. He sent out a campaign email, asking for more money (which means he’s staying in) and calling his victories “stunning.”...

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DAILY GRINDER: Rick Santorum Lowering ‘Super Tuesday’ Expectations?

Rick Santorum says America’s “equality” comes from our devotion to Judeo-Christian values, because sure. Today’s Super Tuesday and Santorum seems to be ticking down in Ohio, the state it all comes down to, according to the late American Hero Richard Nixon. His campaign sent out an email yesterday saying, “Despite being outspent 12-to-1 by the Romney...

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DAILY GRINDER: Santorum Falls to Willard

DAILY GRINDER: Santorum Falls to Willard

Hey, a boring white guy won both the Michigan and Arizona primaries last night! This time, it was former Massachusetts governor and noted Wigpiece Mitt Romney, who some say is now all but the nominee. He beat former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum 41-38 in Michigan and destroyed him in Arizona, 47-26. There is now, officially, a Republican candidate who can...

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DAILY GRINDER: PLCB App Tells You How to Get Drunk Faster, Cheaper

Who says alcoholism and technology don’t mix? (Answer: no one. Everyone knows you’re not really drinking alone if you’re also playing online X-Box against some dude in Sweden.) The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board recently rolled out a new iPhone application “meant to make it easier to find your favorite wines and liquors.” It’ll allow users to search...

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New Poll: Obama OVER Santorum, Romney in Pennsylvania

According to a new Muhlenberg College/Morning Call poll of 625 Pennsylvania voters, Keystone voters are increasingly viewing the GOP field with disgust and considering the possibility of four more years of Barack Obama as the president of the United States. The poll, which was conducted between February 15 and February 21, had a 4 percent margin of error and...

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Election 2012: Rick Santorum vs. Arlen Specter

Election 2012: Rick Santorum vs. Arlen Specter

The gloves are off, and former Sens. Arlen Specter and Rick Santorum, former colleagues in Pennsylvania’s delegation of the U.S. Senate, are trading some overdue hits. This morning, Specter spoke with Chuck Todd on MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown about Santorum. When asked the hypothetical question of whether or not he’d support the Pennsylvania Republican...

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Mayor Nutter, DA Williams, Others Unveil Obama ‘Truth Team’

Mayor Nutter, DA Williams, Others Unveil Obama ‘Truth Team’

Mayor Michael Nutter and several other local politicians met this afternoon in City Hall to unveil the local arm of President Obama’s “Truth Team,” a national effort meant to promote the president’s achievements in office and fight back against what supporters say are right-wing distortions of his record. “We’re here today to…make sure people...

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2012 Election: What’s Happening in Today’s Florida Primary?

2012 Election: What’s Happening in Today’s Florida Primary?

We’ve been reminding you that today’s the Republican primary in Florida, haven’t we? In case you missed it, here’s what’s happening, and expected to happen: Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s been in the lead for a little less than a week, after suffering a pretty dramatic, double-digit loss in South Carolina. He and his affiliated Super...

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2012 Election: Drudge? Palin? Cain? What Killed Newt?

2012 Election: Drudge? Palin? Cain? What Killed Newt?

In a Republican primary that’s become cliché in its weirdness, another candidate has seemingly crashed and burned over the last week. It’s former Speaker Newt Gingrich. And after winning South Carolina by double-digits, it looks like he’s set to lose Florida by a similar margin. It’s hard to tell how, exactly, this happened. But it might come down to...

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DAILY GRINDER: Nutter says Philly ‘Off to Bad Start’ in Violent New Year

Mayor Michael Nutter had some harsh words for city residents who engage in violence at yesterday’s Martin Luther King Day celebrations. “We have to say, as a city, ‘Enough is enough. I can’t take this anymore,’ ” he said in Kensington. “When are we going to start stepping up and ending our silence?” Not sure how I missed...

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