President Obama’s bus tour through the Heartland is meant to get him back in the game, but will it be enough to win over voters? Obama says he’ll unveil a jobs plan in September…but what is he waiting for? Sean Smith served as Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the Department of Homeland Security in the Obama administration. Read his... read more
Let me finish tonight with the joy of watching a cake get baked. This weekend the Republican Party baked its cake; that cake is now out there on display in the national window for all to see.It's got two layers - Bachman and Romney - and a Perry on top.All the fixings are off the table - Santorum's not going to be the nominee. Nor is... read more
Leaders of the pack! In just a weekend, the GOP 2012 field has gelled around three major candidates: Mitt Romney, who’s been the frontrunner all along; Michele Bachmann, who made splash by coming in first in the Ames straw poll; and Rick Perry, who stole the spotlight from both when he announced his candidacy on Saturday. Missing from the lineup... read more
A very busy Monday morning...Pres. Obama is off on his bus tour of the Midwest. He's greeted by his lowest ever approval rating in the Gallup daily tracking poll -- 39%. There's one way he can turn that around: a real jobs plan. Chris has been saying it for weeks, and this morning it's the lead editorial in the New York Times. But... read more
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