Tales from the Trail

Cain in the spotlight

October 18, 2011

The spotlight burns a lot brighter when you’re the one leading the field (or tied for the lead).

Palin’s 2012 plan: help others defeat Obama

October 6, 2011

“I apologize to those whom are disappointed in this decision…  But I believe that they, when they take a step back, will understand why the decision was made and understand that really you don’t need a title to make a difference in this country,”  Sarah Palin said on Fox New after closing the door to a 2012 presidential campaign.

Team Bachmann lays out “Path to Victory”

September 28, 2011

From victory in the Iowa straw poll to lesser rival in the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, Michele Bachmann may be down but don’t count her out.

Perry still leads Republican pack – CNN/ORC poll

September 27, 2011

Rick Perry is still the front-runner in the field of 2012 Republican presidential hopefuls, according to a new CNN/ORC International Poll released on Monday.

Netanyahu on Obama ties: Under the bus? What bus?

September 25, 2011

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused to take the bait on Sunday when asked if he agreed with Republican presidential candidates that President Barack Obama is not pro-Israel enough.

Perry video brands Obama “President Zero”

September 22, 2011

“Rick Perry – Proven Leadership,” a new campaign video for the Texas governor and Republican frontrunner opens with the voice of President Barack Obama — and footage of dreary, gray scenes.

Ron Paul vs. the “pretty boys” – Corrected

September 20, 2011

The race for the 2012 presidential nomination comes down to this: Ron Paul against the “pretty boys” — at least that’s what some of the most ardent supporters of the Texas congressman think.

Obama campaign goes on the attack against “attacks”

September 15, 2011

The website is dark and ominous-looking.

Pictures of conservative commentator Glenn Beck and leading Republican presidential candidates fade in and out.

Tea Party flavors Republican debate in Tampa

September 13, 2011

Maybe it was the Tea Party Express influence or maybe it was just being in Tampa where Republicans hold their presidential nominating convention next year.