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Entries by Elise Foley from 03/2012

White House Easter Egg Roll: Bo Obama Wears Bunny Ears To Announce 2012 Event

Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

"First Dog" Bo Obama wore bunny ears and appeared to lay an egg in a video released by the White House on Wednesday about the upcoming White House Eas...

Eric Cantor Endorses Mitt Romney For President

Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) endorsed Mitt Romney for president on Sunday, saying the former Massachusetts governor has the best plan for...

Newt Gingrich Results Super Tuesday 2012: 'I'm The Tortoise'

Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich won the Republican presidential primary in Georgia on Tuesday. He isn't likely to win any of the night's other states, but...

Senate Democrats: Latinos Will Gain More From Our Economic Policies

Posted 03.07.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- Ahead of the 2012 election, Senate Democrats on Wednesday pushed a reminder of sorts that they see their economic policies as those most...

Immigration Official: 'Draconian' To Suspend Program Over Racial Profiling Investigation

Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director John Morton said Thursday that the agency has no plans to suspend a controversial program t...

Celinda Lake: No Democratic Conspiracy With Sandra Fluke (UPDATE)

Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

Pollster Celinda Lake responded on Friday to the rumblings of conservative commentators who claim the Obama administration planted Georgetown law stud...

Joe Arpaio, Longtime Maricopa County Sheriff, Faces 2 Challengers Who See Opening To Take Him Down

Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio held a press conference earlier this month to announce the results of an investigation far outside the realm of ...

Rick Santorum Leading Slightly In Louisiana Poll

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum holds a small lead in Louisiana, according to a poll released Monday by local station WWL-TV. But ahead of the March 24 primary in t...

Newt Gingrich Chosen As Preferred Dinner Guest, Not Candidate, In Poll

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich is trailing Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum in support from Republicans and right-leaning independents almost across the board, according ...

Mitt Romney, Jeff Foxworthy Joke About Hunting

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney is doing his best to seem like a Southerner, but he joked Monday that his lack of knowledge of at least one topic is lacking. "I am lo...

AFL-CIO Endorses Barack Obama

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama won the endorsement Tuesday of the AFL-CIO, the union federation that has clashed with the president in the past but is poised ...

Newt Gingrich: Liberals Wouldn't Let NASCAR Drivers Go Fast

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Liberals are too weak to run NASCAR, Newt Gingrich said on a radio station dedicated to the sport. "If liberals ran NASCAR, you couldn't go more t...

Newt Gingrich Primary Results: Still Holding On

Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich long touted himself as the candidate who would play strongest in the South. After losses in Alabama and Mississippi to Rick Santorum on ...

Rick Santorum Sees Easy Road Ahead In Pennsylvania Poll

Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich barely eked out wins in their home states on Super Tuesday. Rick Santorum should have an easier time in his, according t...

Tom Ridge Endorses Mitt Romney

Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney announced an endorsement Wednesday from former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, who had previously backed then-candidate Jon Huntsman. Rid...

Mitt Romney: 'I Made A Lot Of Money' But Appeal To All Income Levels

Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney became testy on Wednesday when discussing his appeal to lower-income voters, quibbling with Fox News' Megyn Kelly after she said he is str...

Mitt Romney's Thursday, Courtesy Of His Body Man

Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

Want to know what it's like to spend all day with Mitt Romney? Garrett Jackson, Romney's personal aide and the man at the candidate's side 24/7, l...

Alabama Immigration Law Fight Moves To South Korea

Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai, which has large plants in Alabama, hasn't responded publicly to the state's extreme immigration law -- yet. Civ...

Rick Santorum: Odds Of Brokered Convention 'Increasing'

Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum said Monday that the odds for a brokered convention are "increasing," but remained evasive over whether he would get out of the race sho...

Mitt Romney Leading In Illinois

Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney looks set to win in Tuesday's primary in Illinois, according to a Public Policy Polling report out on Monday morning. The poll shows Ro...

Rick Santorum Calls Joe Paterno Question 'Insulting'

Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum had a testy exchange Sunday when asked by a Chicago radio host whether his statements about the president and child pornography could be...

Mitt Romney: Obama Killed The Thomas Edison Light Bulb

Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney went after President Barack Obama on Monday for supposedly banning incandescent light bulbs. But the legislation in question was passe...

RNC Ad: Health Care 'Another Broken Promise'

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

The Republican National Committee came out Tuesday with a new ad attacking President Barack Obama for his health care reform law, saying it increases ...

Russell Pearce Announces Run For State Senate After Recall

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Several months after an embarrassing recall and defeat by another Republican, former Arizona state Senate President Russell Pearce is giving elected o...

Newt Gingrich: Rick Santorum Gaffe Shows Debate Weakness

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich often says he is best equipped among the Republican candidates to debate President Barack Obama. His newest reason: Rick Santorum is too...