Posts Tagged ‘Mitt Romney’

Immigration strategy proposed at CPAC: ‘Let’s put a wall around the welfare state’

Posted on: February 13th, 2012 by The American Independent 4 Comments
Panelists at the Conservative Political Action Conference spoke Saturday about immigration measures that would uphold conservative values and attacked federal action against immigration-enforcement state laws.

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Romney: Welfare drug testing is ‘an excellent idea’

Posted on: February 12th, 2012 by The American Independent 6 Comments

In a recent interview with a news station in Georgia, presidential candidate Mitt Romney said he supports laws requiring welfare beneficiaries to take drug tests. (more…)

National Right to Life president to speak about advancing anti-abortion-rights movement at CPAC

Posted on: February 9th, 2012 by The American Independent 3 Comments
Carol Tobias, the president of National Right to Life, will be speaking at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, as part of a panel on “Advancing the Pro-Life Movement through Media.”

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Santorum’s Tuesday primary victory closes with a win in Colorado caucuses

Posted on: February 8th, 2012 by The American Independent No Comments

Rick Santorum won the Colorado Republican caucuses Tuesday, garnering roughly 40 percent support and defeating runner-up Mitt Romney by nearly 4,000 votes. As see-sawing caucus tallies trickled in after 11 p.m., it became clear Santorum would sweep the three primary contests held Tuesday and revive his flagging candidacy to become the latest “anti-Romney” in the race. (more…)

Ahead of Colorado caucuses, influential tea party group endorses Ron Paul

Posted on: February 7th, 2012 by The American Independent No Comments

In advance of the Colorado Republican caucuses tonight, the Northern Colorado Tea Party– perhaps the most influential of the state’s many tea party groups– isn’t backing away from its constitutional conservative mission. Far from recommending members warm up to presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney, the group has unofficially thrown its support behind Libertarian Congressman Ron Paul. (more…)

Colorado Democrats rail against Romney on eve of caucuses

Posted on: February 7th, 2012 by The American Independent No Comments

While Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum campaigned in Colorado Monday, in advance of Tuesday’s caucuses, National Democratic Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., participated in conference calls with Colorado reporters, as she had on Friday. On both calls, she said that Romney “… has shown time and again on the campaign trail, he has no core values, he’ll say anything to get elected.” Signaling they think Romney will take the nomination, the Democrats fiercely criticized the former Massachusetts’ governor’s policy proposals while praising President Obama’s.  (more…)

Poll: Santorum could take two of three states today

Posted on: February 7th, 2012 by The American Independent 1 Comment

Saying it has the potential to be “the most significant day in the Republican race yet,” Public Policy Polling Director Tom Jensen said late Monday night that former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is poised to win in Minnesota and Missouri tonight, while possibly taking second in Colorado. (more…)

Romney favored to win Colorado GOP caucuses

Posted on: February 6th, 2012 by The American Independent 3 Comments

According to recent polling by Public Policy Polling, Mitt Romney looks primed for a big win in Colorado. He leads Republican voters in the state with 40% — compared with  26 % for Rick Santorum, 18% for Newt Gingrich, and 12% for Ron Paul. (more…)