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Snag for Jindal: Landmark school voucher program declared unconstitutional

It was supposed to be Bobby Jindal’s flagship achievement that, along with being the chairman of the Republican Governors Association, would give the nation’s first Indian-American governor the credentials and clout to sail through his final term on his way to the 2016 presidential election. But Jindal’s plan may have just hit a major snag. […]

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Obama Campaign Manager: Jon Huntsman Would Have Been Tougher Candidate

In an interview with Politico‘s Mike Allen, Jim Messina, the 2012 Obama campaign’s manager, revealed that his team believed that former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman, who also served as President Obama’s Ambassador to China, would likely have been a tougher general election opponent than Mitt Romney. “Um, hmm, that’s a good question,” Messina said when Allen […]

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Gallup editor-in-chief lashes out at Nate Silver

In a post-election statement whose purpose seemed to be to explain why Gallup was wrong about the election outcome, Gallup editor-in-chief Frank Newport included what can only be interpreted as a dig at the New York Times‘ Nate Silver and predicted analyses like Silver’s could result in less polling in future cycles: It’s not easy nor […]

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Rand Paul: “I’m interested” in 2016 presidential run; GOP should lay off marijuana

In an interview with ABC News’ Jonathan Karl, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) admits he’s open to running for president in 2016. Asked directly whether he was going to run for president in 2016, Paul responded, “You know, I want to be part of the national debate. I think it’s a little too soon to talk […]

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Trevor & Calvin Forecast [Incorrectly] That Mitt Romney Should Win Ohio

by Trevor Antley and Calvin Roberts. [Update: The election has been called, and the winner of Ohio was President Barack Obama. Our forecast, as we noted was very possible, turned out to be incorrect. While the problem with the model can’t be verified until after full election results come in, it is most likely that […]

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PHOTO: “Bears for Romney-Ryan 2012”

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“Mormons for Ron Paul,” Libertarians Protest Outside of Paul Ryan’s Provo Fundraiser

As Wisconsin Congressman and Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan had dinner with wealthy donors and spoke to local students in the new Utah Valley Convention Center in Provo, Utah, a small group of Libertarian protesters had their say on the sidewalk outside the event. One man wore a dollar bill taped over his mouth and […]

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PHOTOS: Press Gets Excited Because Mitt Romney Made a Joke

After getting a new campaign bus, several of the press who follow Romney as he campaigns made sure to tweet this morning about a joke the former governor made. A lot of them seemed pretty surprised that the former Massachussetts governor could be semi-funny. Source: dgjackson Source: Juana Summers

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The Man Who Challenged Orrin Hatch: A Look at a Dan Liljenquist Town Hall Meeting

After not having a serious challenger for his entire 36-year tenure as Utah’s U.S. Senator, Orrin Hatch is now facing his first primary battle since he won office in 1976. Hatch is the longest serving senator in Utah state history, but after failing to get the super-majority of votes needed at this year’s state Republican […]

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Weird Things You Learn about NJ Mayor Cory Booker on Twitter

Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark, New Jersey, is a rockstar in the Democratic party, and political pundits are practically united in their speculation that Booker is likely to take a run at the White House in 2016. Booker is also a rockstar in the Twitterverse where he has over 1,000,000 followers, which is over […]

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