Giuliani’s Base Problems Not As Big As You Think

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A major knock on Rudy Giuliani’s candidacy has been his standing with social conservatives and the religious right, with many surmising that the more religious Republican would never support a thrice-married, pro-choice candidate over more socially conservative options. A new Gallup Poll finds Giuliani’s standing amongst the most religious Republicans is lower than elsewhere, though [&hellip
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In A Hillary Clinton White House, Troops Will Remain In Iraq

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Senator Hillary Clinton has told the New York Times that if she wins the presidency she will keep at least some military presence in Iraq to aid in a "remaining military as well as political mission." Read it here. Whatever the merits, this will not sit well with many of those primary voters Clinton desperately [&hellip
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New Poll: Race, Gender, Creed Might Not Matter In 2008, Age Might

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A new Gallup Poll released this morning asks whether Americans would be comfortable voting for candidates based on specific personal and physical characteristics. If the poll is to be believed, most 2008 front-runners don’t have anything to worry about. Gallup found that 84% of Americans are comfortable voting for a black candidate, 77% for a [&hellip
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Rep. Ron Paul, Your Latest Republican Longshot

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The newest official Republican candidate for president is Texas Rep. Ron Paul (pictured), a former candidate on the Libertarian line and something of a maverick within his own party (he has never supported the Iraq war). "The American people now have a real conservative in the race for president they can support," stated Kent Snyder, [&hellip
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Top O’ The Mornin’, Barack: Obama’s Irish Roots Revealed

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Fresh off their discovery of Rev. Al Sharpton’s slave ancestry and ties to Strom Thurmond, Ancestry.com has just announced that they have found traces of Ireland in Barack Obama’s family tree. According to their research 19-year-old Falmouth Kearney, Obama’s third great grandfather, sailed from Ireland, landing in New York harbor on March 20, 1850. "If [&hellip
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The Tone Of Hillary’s Campaign

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In yesterday’s Sun News of Myrtle Beach, columnist Kathleen Parker wondered aloud of Hillary Clinton’s voice will hold back her campaign, arguing that her distinct pattern of speech lacks any passion and connection with the audience, and could torpedo her presidential ambitions. Quote: "It may not be Hillary’s fault that her voice sounds like it [&hellip
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Brownback’s That Close?

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Maybe it’s a sign of a coming 2008 Republican turnaround, or maybe it’s more evidence that people have already made up their mind about Hillary Clinton, but a new Rasmussen poll finds Kansas Senator and conservative Republican Sam Brownback (pictured) within striking distance of the former first lady. Right now, Clinton would edge out Brownback [&hellip
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Firemen To Rudy: Stay Home

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The International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) will hold a bipartisan candidates forum later this month. All but one candidate is invited. Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the hero of 9/11, has been told by the national firefighters’ union not to pursue their support, because he will never get it. Quote: "The fundamental lack of respect that [&hellip
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