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Entries by Melanie Batley from 01/2012

Iowa Wasn't Close. Consider It a Romney Landslide, and New Hampshire Will Be Too

| Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

Contrary to the media commentary following the Iowa caucus, Romney's narrow victory among the country's most conservative voters is a sign of the massive strength of his candidacy and campaign.

Mitt's the One, But Could a Credible Contender Emerge in South Carolina?

| Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney is the only candidate that doesn't have to run on a whim and a prayer. He looks presidential, he acts presidential, and he's the only one that has even the slightest hope of defeating Obama.

Newt's Angry Ex-Wife May Be Trying to Nail Him, But a Politician's Character Matters

| Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

A national political campaign inevitably drags out the skeletons. The question is whether this is fair game. In other words, is it right for people to care about a politician's conduct in his personal life?

Here Comes Florida: Time for Republicans to Serve the Tea Party Some Strong Coffee

| Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

It's been a hard few weeks for Mitt Romney, and perhaps worse for his supporters who had to digest the reality that their seemingly invincible candidate could be stalled in South Carolina. Could the same fate await him in Florida?