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Super Donors

03/21/12 05:44PM

Recently-released campaign finance filings show that Restore our Future, the pro-Romney super PAC, raised $6.4 million in February. Nearly half of it came from one man: Texas home builder Bob Perry.This year, a relatively small number of super-wealthy donors are taking advantage of new rules that permit them to make unlimited contributions to... read more

NOW Today: Is this thing over?

03/21/12 06:53AM

The big question this morning - does Mitt Romney's decisive double digit win in Illinois mean the fight for the nomination is effectively over?  Several NOWists have written posts this morning.  Some believe that Romney has secured his place, others say that unless one of the three other candidates drop out, there could be shenanigans... read more

Trending NOW

03/21/12 06:47AM

If you haven't seen the slick YouTube video produced in conjunction with Paul Ryan's budget plan - it's worth a look.  #PrecursorToSomethingMore?Magid CPI: Cops Admit Missing Possible Racial Slur in Trayvon Martin 911 Call; GOP Race: Romney cruises to Illinois primary win; French police in standoff with suspect in Toulouse... read more

Romney wins Illinois, picks up Jeb Bush...

Romney wins Illinois, picks up Jeb Bush endorsement

03/20/12 08:00PM

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's win in the Illinois primary on Tuesday led to newspaper headlines saying 'so what?' - but with an endorsement from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, has Romney become the de facto nominee?  Salon’s Steve Kornacki,... watch

Ron Paul debunks 'bromance' rumors

Ron Paul debunks 'bromance' rumors

03/20/12 08:00PM

Texas Rep. Ron Paul and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich are still in the GOP presidential race - but for how much longer? Paul debunked rumors of a "bromance" between his campaign and that of his Republican race opponent Mitt Romney, but does Paul... watch

NOW Today: Alex Wagner is back!

03/20/12 06:52AM

Here's the most important news of the day: Alex Wagner is back! Together, with the panel below, we'll do some pre-game analysis of tonight's big race in Illinois (how close will it be?); deconstruct the Santorum machine; have a look at the Ryan budget (why now?); and look at the donor base for President Obama - where are all these... read more

Trending NOW

03/20/12 06:43AM

Welcome to the first day of Spring - and the latest critical 2012 primary contest!Magid CPI: Trayvon Martin Death: Friend on Phone with Teen Before Death Recounts Events; Tebow's time in Denver looks set to expire; US 'war game' sees perils of Israeli strike against IranGoogle: spring equinox; illinois primary; denver... read more

Will Santorum stick around?

Will Santorum stick around?

03/19/12 08:00PM

The NOW panel discusses Rick Santorum’s campaign and the rhetoric he’s been using to paint himself as the “anti-Romney.” But is his passion enough to win him the nomination? watch

Romney and Santorum exchange attacks

Romney and Santorum exchange attacks

03/19/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney outspent Rick Santorum in Illinois 7 to 1, and 21 to 1 in Chicago, in campaign ads, but would a win in Illinois boost the GOP’s confidence in him? The NOW panel previews Tuesday night’s Illinois primary and the fight between the two leading... watch

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