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Michigan Delegates

Santorum Refuses To Accept Michigan GOP Decision

AP | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

LANSING, Mich. — Rick Santorum's presidential campaign asked Friday that the Republican National Committee's legal counsel investigate the Michi...

Santorum's Lawyer Protests Michigan Delegate Allocation In Letter To RNC

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

The chief counsel to Rick Santorum's presidential campaign formally submitted a letter of protest to the Republican National Committee on Friday over ...

Santorum Camp Goes After Romney On Michigan Delegates

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

The Santorum campaign intends to seek an investigation from the Republican National Committee into the Michigan GOP's decision to award the state's tw...

Romney, Santorum Spar For Delegates

AP | BY STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Despite winning the popular vote in Michigan's primary, Mitt Romney will split his home state's convention delegates with second-pl...

Suddenly Obama's Auto-Policies Matter: Michigan Is The New Florida

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

Any sort of cash incentive to get manufacturers to build more efficient vehicles -- and to get people to buy more of them -- is an admirable thing. But let's not forget that if people just make smarter choices, this nation's energy usage will go down dramatically.

Michigan: The Key To Election 2008

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

"Michigan has suffered this economy in its worst form. Voters blame the Democratic governor and the Democratic Party, and the Republican president and the Republican Party."

"PUMAMAs" - And How the Clintons Can Channel the Power of Positive Resentment

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

While conventional wisdom says that Obama needs to reach out to disaffected Hillary supporters, another school of thought says nothing he can do will win them over. Only the Clintons can.

Memo to the Obama Campaign: Why Fight Over 4 Delegates?

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

The difference between a happy vs. an angry outcome at the DNC meeting was -- I am not making this up -- just four Michigan delegates, forced to switch from Clinton's to Obama's total.

Bill Clinton At Private Fundraiser In April: Seat Half The Delegates (Audio)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Saturday a video surfaced on YouTube containing an audio recording of Bill Clinton from a private fundraiser said to have been held on Tuesday, Apr...

Watch The DNC Meeting Live

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The DNC is meeting today to determine the fate of the contested Florida and Michigan delegates. You can watch the events live here. Watch live vide...

Thomas B. Edsall

Clinton's Choice: Scorch The Earth Or Prepare To Fold | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Clinton campaign operatives face a crucial decision Saturday morning. Their first alternative is to go into the Rules and Bylaws Committee (RBC) meet...

Mich. DNC member: Plan to split delegates flawed

AP | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LANSING, Mich. — A top Clinton supporter in Michigan said Thursday the state Democratic Party's plan to split the convention delegates between H...

Seth Colter Walls

Clinton Rally Organizers: We'll Back Obama If He's Nominee | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"You're not going to write that we're a bunch of hysterical women trying to create havoc, are you?" The tone is part weary, part sarcastic, and a lit...

The Trap: Clinton's "Briarpatch" Strategy For The DNC Rules Committee Meeting

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

A compromise Democratic Party decision tomorrow on how to allocate the Mich. and Fl. delegates will not be a setback for Clinton. On the contrary, it will give her the fodder she needs to continue her campaign.

What Game is Hillary Playing?

Guy T. Saperstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Guy T. Saperstein

There is not an ounce of principle in the Clinton position. When they thought they were ahead in the presidential race, they supported DNC rules, but now that they are behind, they don't like them.

Florida, Michigan cannot save Clinton

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Michigan and Florida alone can't save Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign. Interviews with those considering how to handle the two s...

Jimmy Carter: Florida, Michigan Shouldn't Count

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ormer President Jimmy Carter says delegates from Florida and Michigan should not be counted at the Democratic National Convention because they "disqua...

The Five Stages Of Political Grieving: Acceptance Comes to Camp Clinton

Nathaniel Bach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathaniel Bach

Psychology may be too "elite" for the new Clintons, but it seems clear they're more than midway through the five classic stages of grieving: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance.

Clinton Camp Stoops To Language Games And Overt Race Strategizing

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

The press conference was marked by sad Clintonian parsing. The primary is close, depending on how you define "close." Gas prices are a white issue. African-Americans, as a mass, are Obama's "passionate supporters."

Clinton Camp Tries To Redefine Delegate Math

Washington Times | Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Washington Times noticed that Sen. Clinton's website has changed the 'magic number' of delegates -- the number needed to secure the nomination. T...

Michigan Democrats: Split Delegates 69-59

AP | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Democrats working to get the state's delegates seated at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday suggested split...

Party Leaders To Hear Florida, Michigan Delegate Challenges

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A plan to award half-delegates for the disputed Michigan and Florida Democratic presidential primaries will get a hearing before pa...

Jason Linkins

Carville, Richardson Continue Catfight On Larry King Live | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even better than that staged WWE wrestling match between "Hillary Clinton" and "Barack Obama" was last night's hullabalunacy on Larry King between Jam...

DNC Picketed Over Florida, Michigan Resolution

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

My colleague John Bresnahan emails that there are 50-60 union members from Florida and Michigan picketing outside DNC heaquarters right now. They...

Jason Linkins

Rove Offers Obama Some Dubious Advice | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On last night's On The Record with Great Van Susteren, Fox News commentator Karl Rove stopped by to weigh in on all things Democratic Primary, includi...