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Gingrich: Still in, Says Romney Likely GOP Nominee

The Associated Press
April 11, 2012
Filed under Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich once led his rivals for the nomination in polls. Today, he’s millions in debt and describing Mitt Romney as "far and away the most likely" GOP nominee. Running for president "turned out to be much harder than I thought it would be," he...

Girl Scouts in Politics?

Veronica Maciel
March 28, 2012
Filed under Global News, Politics

The Girl Scouts recently celebrated their centennial. The organization has been teaching the girls values and a love of nature for 100 years now, but not everyone seems to agree on what the organization is teaching the young girls. Last month, Indiana State Representative Bob Morris declined signing ...

Romney Pulls Ahead in Illinois, Santorum

The Associated Press
March 21, 2012
Filed under Politics

ROCKFORD, Ill.—Rick Santorum is doing a one-day campaign and media blitz Monday in Illinois, but he plans to high-tail it out of the state before Tuesday’s primary night, which could be a positive sign for chief rival Mitt Romney. The former Pennsylvania senator will appear on 15 radio and telev...

GOP Candidates Not a United Front

Ana Abraham
February 15, 2012
Filed under Politics

As the next Presidential Election draws closer, the GOP candidates seem to be fighting more amongst themselves than their opposition. Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney are consistently openly attacking each other’s campaigns, and even candidates Rick Santorum and Ron Paul are expressing their discontent ...

Rep. Giffords to Resign from Congress This Week

The Associated Press
January 25, 2012
Filed under Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona announced Sunday she intends to resign from Congress this week to concentrate on recovering from wounds suffered in an assassination attempt a little more than a year ago that shook the country. "I don't remember much from that horrible d...

Malloy Praises Chargers

Brandon T. Bisceglia
January 19, 2012
Filed under Charger Rec & Campus Sports, Politics, Sports, University of New Haven

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy praised the UNH Chargers’ performance in the fall 2011 football season on Jan. 11 in a radio interview. “I’m very proud of the University of New Haven football team this year. What a season they had,” Malloy said while speaking to WNPR News Director John Dankosky, who ...

Romney Picks Up Important Endorsements

Elizabeth Field
November 30, 2011
Filed under Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has recently secured important endorsements that may popularize his campaign. The former Massachusetts governor has been suffering in the polls, consistently showing a second-place standing behind Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry, Herman Cain, and most recent...

Rick Perry: “The Stumble”

Ana Abraham
November 30, 2011
Filed under Politics

It seems like it would be a Politician’s worst nightmare to lose track of what they were saying in the middle of a debate. But, on November 9, that’s exactly what happened to GOP Presidential Candidate Rick Perry. What has become known as "The Stumble" may have done irreparable damage to Perry’...

Internet Voting

Ana Abraham
November 16, 2011
Filed under Politics

Did you know that some countries, such as Estonia, and even parts of Canada allow their residents to vote online? When is America going to jump onboard with this revolutionary technology? Not anytime soon, according to some experts. Computer science professionals at Johns Hopkins University believe tha...

Herman Cain Spends His Day in the Spotlight, but Can’t Keep His Story Straight

Katherine Lavoie
November 9, 2011
Filed under Politics

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain declared Monday that he was falsely accused of inappropriate sexual behavior in the 1990’s while he was head of the National Restaurant Association, but spent the rest of the day contradicting the details of the story. Cain was responding to the Sunday P...

GOP Candidates Call for Flat Individual Income Tax

Lynn Jenkins, Esq.
November 9, 2011
Filed under Politics

Four of the top Republican candidates for president have called for a flat individual income tax. Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry, and Mitt Romney, the GOP front runners for the 2012 presidential election, have all put forth tax reform plans that include some form of flat income tax. Their ta...

Income Tax Returns on a Postcard?

Lynn Jenkins, Esq.
November 2, 2011
Filed under Politics

After much flourishing, presidential hopeful Rick Perry finally unveiled his vision for tax reform. Called "Cut, Balance, & Grow," Perry emphasized that the plan is long range. He stated, "My plan should not be viewed in a vacuum but in comparison to a continuation of the status quo." He touted i...

A guide to Obama’s student loan plan

Brandon T. Bisceglia
October 28, 2011
Filed under Politics

  By KIMBERLY HEFLING AP Education Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Recognizing that college students and recent graduates are facing rising tuition prices and burdensome student loan debt, President Barack Obama announced a plan that seeks to lessen the burden of paying back student loans....

Presidential Candidate Herman Cain’s 999 Plan Under Scrutiny

Lynn Jenkins, Esq.
October 26, 2011
Filed under Global News, Politics

Since presidential GOP candidate Herman Cain has risen in the polls, his 999 plan for tax reform has come under increasing scrutiny. Now considered a Republican front-runner, he faces the difficult task of proving that his plan — touted as his vision to a return to prosperity — can actually work. It se...

Perry Ad Comes Down Hard on Romneycare

Timmy Farmer
October 19, 2011
Filed under Politics

A minute long video launched by the Rick Perry Campaign on Oct. 9 comes down hard on rival Mitt Romney, bashing the healthcare law which Romney championed as Governor of Massachusetts and comparing Romney’s law to ‘Obamacare’. The dramatic advertisement, which looks more like a movie trai...

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