Walker Hires Top Iowa Strategist The team that is building Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s political organization for a possible presidential campaign has brought on a GOP strategist with Iowa ties, the Des Moines Register reports. David Polyansky, “a Texan who …Share on Facebook
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Christie, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, acknowledged that there have been multiple bipartisan attempts to get the city on firm financial footing, but said they had failed. All of those plans required significant state resources.
“We haven’t gotten there, and I can’t wait any longer, Christie said.Share on Facebook
The 2016 presidential election could cost as much as $5 billion, according to top fundraisers and bundlers who are already predicting it will more than double the 2012 campaign’s price tag.
Behind-the-scenes jockeying to raise big bucks from bundlers connected to super-PACs and third-party groups is well underway, even with no top-tier candidates officially in the race……Share on Facebook
FL-Sen, 21: Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is still considering whether to run for president or seek another term in the Senate (he says he won’t try to do both at once). Roll Call recently provided a long list of Democratic and Republican pols who might run to succeed Rubio if the senator decides to take an extended vacation to New Hampshire, and the National Journal also names Democratic Rep. Ted Deutch as a possible contender…..Share on Facebook
To critics like filmmaker Michael Moore, the project glorifies random violence in service of a lost and reckless cause in Iraq.
To supporters of the film, including GOP figures like Sarah Palin, the controversy illustrates a shameful lack of support for the military and the Iraq War among “Hollywood leftists.”Share on Facebook
“He would arrive on the 22nd (of September) and he would leave the evening of the 27th. It’s really a full six days, plus the travel, so it’s really one week,” Archbishop Bernardito Auza, a Philippines native and the Holy See’s permanent observer to the UN, told the Catholic News Agency on Sunday…..Share on Facebook
“That’s what middle-class economics is — the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same set of rules,” Obama said in a reprise of one of the key themes that animated his reelection campaign in 2012……Share on Facebook