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Mitch Daniels doubles down on social issues 'truce'

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R) was recently interviewed by the Hoover Institution's Peter Robinson. The full interview airs Monday, but the released clips are already causing a stir: Daniels's remarks are troubling for two reasons. First, he has made our...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 11, 2011; 4:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
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Is Romney really going to risk it all in Iowa?

A reader e-mailed me last night with two excellent questions: If neither Mike Huckabee nor Sarah Palin runs, does Mitt Romney make a real effort in Iowa? And if he does and loses, is he "toast"? For quite some time...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 11, 2011; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Presidential candidates staffing up in Iowa

Eric Woolson, Mike Huckabee's key organizer in Iowa in 2008, has joined Tim Pawlenty's team. The Des Moines Register reports: The top Iowa adviser to former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Wednesday he will support former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 10, 2011; 3:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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What do GOP presidential candidates need to do to win Iowa?

Steve Scheffler is a RNC committeeman from Iowa and heads Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition, which hosted a forum for presidential candidates on Monday. Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty, Herman Cain and former Louisiana governor Buddy...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 9, 2011; 8:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Romney addresses his RomneyCare problem

Mitt Romney spoke on Saturday in New Hampshire about the Massachusetts health-care program.

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 7, 2011; 8:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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What GOP field?

Not a day goes by without a new poll on the prospective presidential primary race. Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal/NBC poll told us that Mike Huckabee "leads" with 25%, followed by Mitt Romney (21%), Newt Gingrich (13%), and Sarah Palin...

By Jennifer Rubin  | March 3, 2011; 8:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
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Run baby, run!, Jennifer Rubin , March 2, 2011
Newt flakes? Memories of 1995. . ., Jennifer Rubin , March 2, 2011
Tim Pawlenty: Nice guy with a tough record?, Jennifer Rubin , March 1, 2011
Hence, Mitt Romney's problem, Jennifer Rubin , February 28, 2011
What is it about Chris Christie?, Jennifer Rubin , February 28, 2011
Two more leftwing front groups, Jennifer Rubin , February 25, 2011
Daniels's damage control, Jennifer Rubin , February 23, 2011
How to deal with liabilities, Jennifer Rubin , February 23, 2011
Thune out, Pawlenty's gain?, Jennifer Rubin , February 22, 2011
Daniels's problems not limited to "social truce", Jennifer Rubin , February 18, 2011
What would a Newt run mean?, Jennifer Rubin , February 17, 2011
Chris Christie takes D.C. by storm (part 2), Jennifer Rubin , February 16, 2011
Is Haley Barbour done yet?, Jennifer Rubin , February 16, 2011
Gary Bauer not pleased with Mitch Daniels, Jennifer Rubin , February 15, 2011
Mitch Daniels and the austerity trap, Jennifer Rubin , February 15, 2011
Romney was big CPAC loser, Jennifer Rubin , February 14, 2011
What did we learn from CPAC?, Jennifer Rubin , February 13, 2011
And what about the rest of the world?, Jennifer Rubin , February 13, 2011
Does Mitch Daniels want to be president?, Jennifer Rubin , February 13, 2011
Tim Pawlenty at CPAC, Jennifer Rubin , February 11, 2011
John Thune at CPAC, Jennifer Rubin , February 11, 2011
Mitt Romney at CPAC, Jennifer Rubin , February 11, 2011
Worried Republicans = opportunity for non-candidates, Jennifer Rubin , February 11, 2011
Haley Barbour in Israel, Jennifer Rubin , February 10, 2011
Haley Barbour's run, Jennifer Rubin , February 8, 2011
How to make a splash at CPAC, Jennifer Rubin , February 7, 2011
The GOP field jockeys for position, Jennifer Rubin , February 3, 2011
John Huntsman: Liberal media's' pet candidate, Jennifer Rubin , February 2, 2011
Mitt Romney needs a better defense for RomneyCare, Jennifer Rubin , February 1, 2011
Imperfect candidates win elections, Jennifer Rubin , January 31, 2011
Mike Pence passes on a presidential run, Jennifer Rubin , January 28, 2011
Republican 2012 contenders line up, Jennifer Rubin , January 27, 2011
New Hampshire's Tea Party and tea leaves, Jennifer Rubin , January 23, 2011
Mike Pence -- will he or won't he?, Jennifer Rubin , January 21, 2011
The peril of early presidential primary polls, Jennifer Rubin , January 20, 2011
Why we can't discount Iowa, Jennifer Rubin , January 18, 2011
The path for each GOP 2012 contender, Jennifer Rubin , January 17, 2011
Mitch Daniels's error, Jennifer Rubin , January 14, 2011
Romney staffs up, Jennifer Rubin , January 13, 2011
Thune boycotts CPAC boycotters, Jennifer Rubin , January 13, 2011
Tim Pawlenty interview (Part 1), Jennifer Rubin , January 11, 2011
Mitch Daniels's (boys and) girls?, Jennifer Rubin , January 4, 2011
Boycotting as a political strategy, Jennifer Rubin , December 30, 2010
More on imperfect candidates, Jennifer Rubin , December 30, 2010
Things the chattering class got wrong, Jennifer Rubin , December 27, 2010
What do conservatives think about Haley Barbour?, Jennifer Rubin , December 22, 2010
Is America still 'ungovernable'?, Jennifer Rubin , December 21, 2010
Beware of conservative magazines bearing cover stories, Jennifer Rubin , December 21, 2010
Republicans adore Chris Christie -- on YouTube and off, Jennifer Rubin , December 20, 2010
What a week, Jennifer Rubin , December 19, 2010
Mitt Romney opposes tax deal, Jennifer Rubin , December 14, 2010
Liberal disappointments = Obama moderation?, Jennifer Rubin , December 13, 2010
Why Mike Pence will run in 2012, Jennifer Rubin , December 9, 2010
Rep. Peter King interview (Part 2), Jennifer Rubin , December 9, 2010
Fantasy primary games, Jennifer Rubin , December 9, 2010
Sarah Palin tweets on tax deal, Jennifer Rubin , December 8, 2010
Why doesn't Mike Huckabee get any respect?, Jennifer Rubin , December 6, 2010
Bob McDonnell interview, Jennifer Rubin , December 2, 2010
The deficit dance and the 2012 election, Jennifer Rubin , December 2, 2010
No rush on 2012, Jennifer Rubin , December 1, 2010
The myth of Palin's frontrunner status, Jennifer Rubin , December 1, 2010
John Bolton interview: Obama's in over his head , Jennifer Rubin , December 1, 2010
 
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