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Entries by Will Kryder from 01/2012

Mitt's Battle: How Santorum, Gingrich and Paul Are Good for Romney and Hurt Obama

| Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Even viewed through the most favorable lens, Romney's Iowa victory was too close for comfort -- ensuring that the field will remain somewhat competitive at least through South Carolina. Yet there is a strong case that a protracted primary actually helps his chances in November.

Dispatches From The Campaign Trail: Retail Politics in New Hampshire

| Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

Over a 24-hour period in New Hampshire I observed firsthand what modern "retail politics" looks like: a Gingrich sponsored Town Hall in Littleton, a Santorum sporting store walk-through in Jaffrey and a Ron Paul mega-rally in Nashua.

The GOP: A Party On The Edge

| Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

There is a reason Huntsman hasn't yet experienced the surge enjoyed by his counterparts -- he's not seen as conservative enough by the Republican establishment. But in the primary game of musical chairs where anyone can surge, and, indeed, literally everyone has, it's officially become his turn.

Hart's Location, N.H.: 'Rick WHO?'

| Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

In Hart's Location, a town of only 29 registered voters, citizens were faithful to the most recent polls. Governor Mitt Romney garnered the most votes with five, but trailing him closely with four votes was Congressman Ron Paul. Governor Jon Huntsman received two votes, while Governor Rick Perry and Former Speaker Newt Gingrich received just one.