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The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For November 4, 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Look: we're not going to B.S. you today. Unless you've been living under a rock, you know this week has been consumed by the multiple allegations of s...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For October 28, 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

The past two weeks on the campaign trail have been plumped up by goings on at two consecutive debates, and while those were contentious, they seemed o...

Candidate Admits To 'Screwing Up' In New Hampshire

Concord Patch | Tony Schinella | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

Former N.M. Gov. Gary Johnson signed up for the New Hampshire primary on Oct. 28, the last day to file....

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For October 21, 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Herman Cain, as is his wont, loves to talk about how his experience as a guy who ran a pizza delivery business taught him that to be an effective lead...

Republican Presidential Candidate: Politicians Won't 'Speak The Truth' On Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson is baffled that more politicians don't support legalizing marijuana, after a new Gallup poll shows that...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For October 14, 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

This week, the GOP candidates who are recognized by the media once again gathered for another debate -- this one hosted by Bloomberg News and the Wash...

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Excluded GOP Candidates Air Ads, Grievances Ahead Of Tonight's Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

Two of the candidates who have been excluded from the GOP debates so far this season are doing what they can to garner some attention before Tuesday n...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Oct. 7, 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

Running for president: it used to be cool, something young kids and starry-eyed dreamers actually aspired to do. And understandably so. To be the lead...

GOP Candidate Weighs In On Political Power Of 'Pot Smokers'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

Former New Mexico Governor and GOP presidential candidate Gary Johnson told Outside Magazine that legalizing marijuana was a popular political stance....

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Ron Paul Floats Impeachment Over Al-Awlaki Drone Strike

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

The targeted killing of Yemeni-based al-Qaeda "cleric" Anwar Al-Awlaki was guaranteed to be a flashpoint for controversy because it was essentially a ...

Jason Linkins

Jon Huntsman Faces The Possibility Of Debate Exclusion

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.27.2011 | Media

As readers know, we've been trying to keep abreast of the struggles of some of GOP candidates to earn a spot at the many televised debates the media h...

WATCH: GOP Presidential Candidate Condemns Booing Of Gay Soldier

Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson condemned the booing of a gay servicemember that occurred at Thursday night's Fox News/Google GOP debat...

WATCH: GOP Candidate Draws Laughs With 'Shovel-Ready' Line

Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson drew laughs from the audience at Thursday night's Republican presidential debate with a colorful criticism he ...

LIVE UPDATES: GOP Candidates Face Off In Sunshine State Debate

Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Nine candidates vying for the Republican presidential nomination are facing off in a primary debate in Florida on Thursday night. The two-hour eve...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Gary Johnson Offers Contrasting Stance On Capital Punishment

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Recent events have provided ample catalyst for a lengthy discussion on the death penalty tonight. And if it comes up, Alex Pareene notes that former N...

Poll Has Good News For One GOP Presidential Contender

Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

By STEVE PEOPLES, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) EXETER, N.H. -- Mitt Romney may be tightening his grip on New Hampshire voters, despite tremendous buzz sur...

Rhetoric Warfare Ramps Up In Primary Race

Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

By PHILIP ELLIOTT, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) WASHINGTON -- The Republicans seeking the presidency have spent months pitching glossy versions of themsel...

Jason Linkins

Gary Johnson May Get To Participate In Fox News/Google Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 9/21/11, 10:25am: Johnson is now confirming his participation. ------- For a while now, we've been documenting the travails of the Frozen...

Tyler Kingkade

GOP Presidential Candidate Wonders If There's A 'Conspiracy' Against Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson is frustrated that he's not being given more airtime, and he's calling out organizers of ...

GOP Candidates Attend NH Lobster Bake And Straw Poll

Patch.com | Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics

At least five GOP presidential candidates expected to attend the New Hampshire Young Republicans Lobster Bake and Straw Poll. Live coverage and full r...

Jason Linkins

Gary Johnson Outraged By 'Marriage Vow' Pledge

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

That "Family Leader" pledge may have won the enthusiastic endorsement of Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum, but former New Mexico Governor and long-s...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Romney Dreams Of Facing Bachmann, And Vice Versa

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

Jonathan Chait is right that the recent numbers from Public Policy Polling should alert everyone to the fact that Michele Bachmann's campaign could do...

Jason Linkins

GOP Candidates Pledge Allegiance To Kingmakers To Avoid Dealbreakers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics

The young 2012 campaign is starting to get into full swing, with the GOP field mostly set and mounting their campaigns in earnest. Of course, we're still many, many days away from the Ames Straw Poll. So what's a GOP candidate for President to do in the meantime?

Where GOP Presidential Candidates Stand On Raising Debt Ceiling

The Huffington Post | Alex Becker | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

Debate over raising the debt ceiling is proving to be a hot topic for discussion among the pack of Republican candidates vying for their party's nomin...

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Late Returns: New Palin Video Promotes Palin Bus Tour That Was Not Supposed To Be About Promoting Palin

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin's PAC is up today with a three-minute movie promoting Sarah Palin's bus tour, which promoted a longer movie titled "The Undefeated" promot...