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Guest Blog: Herman Cain a different kind of candidate

By Lee Gleiser Herman Cain is not a politician, he is a successful businessman. He wants to bring common sense to Washington. His upset victory in Saturday’s Florida straw poll…

Dallas Dirt: Redistricting, evolution, Parkland, Plano, trash and cash

Welcome to my newest regular weekly post. Every Sunday night, probably in a caffeine induced haze, I’ll be bringing you a roundup of the week’s Dallas politics and suggestions for…

Guest Blog: Obama’s chances are slipping

By EJ Wall As Americans watch, follow, argue about (or laugh at), the 2012 presidential candidates on their computer and T.V. screens, they might find themselves wondering what Texas Governor…

Guest Blog: Ron Paul still has a chance

By Amie Kromis U.S. Representative Ron Paul (TX-D) has all the makings of a standout presidential nominee: Military experience (flight surgeon in the Air Force), seasoned politician (over 30 years…

More Winners, More Losers: The Google/Fox GOP Debate

Six hundred and seventy two word clouds later, the Fox News/Google GOP debate is over. I really didn’t think it was going to end. Two hours of these people is…

Guest Blog: Jon Huntsman, the most electable candidate?

By Essete Workneh Jon Huntsman is the most electable candidate in the presidential bid, a refreshing change from the current climate of polarizing politics –well, at least that’s what the…

Guest Blog: Ever heard of Thaddeus McCotter?

By Brooks Powell It’s a safe bet U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, the five-term Republican congressman from Michigan, won’t win his bid for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination. But the lanky,…

Guest Blog: Newt Gingrich not new to the game

By Caroline Foster Newt Gingrich is not new on the political scene, or new to controversy for that matter. Gingrich’s name is extremely recognizable for many reasons. Supporters of the…

Winners and losers of the GOP debate

Tonight’s debate was pretty entertaining. But then, how can you get a more entertaining crowd than the Tea Party – the group of people who have literally done nothing but…

Guest Blog: Buddy Roemer’s message unlikely to fly with GOP

By Brooks Powell Charles “Buddy” Roemer, former governor and congressman from Louisiana, wants to be the next Republican president of the United States. But the former Democrat’s messages may not…

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