Tales from the Trail

Perry camp tries to spin “oops” moment into campaign gold

November 10, 2011


Texas Governor Rick Perry’s camp has found a new way to take advantage of his latest poor debate performance, while adding to his mailing list and, hopefully, donor rolls.

Perry freezes – normal guy or doomed presidential candidate?

November 10, 2011

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry drew a blank at the Michigan debate while trying to make a point about cutting government waste.

Obama says biggest task left for him is to fix U.S. politics

November 8, 2011

President Barack Obama has lots of reasons he wants to hold on to the White House in 2012.

Cain backers reprise ‘high-tech lynching’ theme

November 4, 2011

A group of Herman Cain supporters has pulled out the heavy artillery in defense of the Republican presidential hopeful against sexual harassment allegations.

Rick Perry’s animated speech

November 1, 2011

A video of Texas Governor Rick Perry’s speech Friday in New Hampshire became a popular online and cable television attraction, with viewers drawn in by the Republican presidential candidate’s animated performance.

Perry is on for next debate… but after that?

October 27, 2011

Texas Governor Rick Perry is definitely on for the next  Republican debate  in Michigan  on Nov. 9th.  But after that — we’ll see.

Cain takes the lead in GOP race – poll

October 26, 2011

Businessman Herman Cain has pulled ahead of Mitt Romney and now leads the field of 2012 Republican candidates, according to a new New York Times/ CBS News poll.

“Birther” talk bubbles up again

October 24, 2011

The “birther” question rises again in a wide-ranging interview with Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry in  “Parade.”

Romney, Perry heat up stage at Las Vegas debate

October 19, 2011

In an earlier Republican presidential debate, Mitt Romney delivered a composed, “nice try” when he and Rick Perry locked horns over their respective records.

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).