Jeb Bush To Skip Pointless Iowa Straw Poll

Jeb Bush will not participate in this year’s version of the Iowa Straw Poll.

Today’s Counterfactual: Tea Party Incumbent Loses to Establishment Republican in House Primary

David Trott’s victory in Michigan’s District 11 Republican House primary marks the first time this year a Republican Establishment candidate has upset a Tea Party Incumbent.

Former Michigan Congressman Thad McCotter Kept In Office By Serial Fraud

The weird tale of Thad McCotter’s nominating petitions just got a heck of a lot weirder.

The End Of The Ames Straw Poll? Don’t Count On It

The Ames Straw Poll isn’t going away any time soon.

The Ridiculous “Who Lost Egypt?” Argument

There’s a little historical revisionism going on on the right.

New Candidate Window Closing Fast

Pundits love to speculate about new candidates entering the race and spicing things up. This will all be academic quite soon because filing dates in key states are fast approaching.

This Just In: Michele Bachmann Is A Complete Nutbar

Shocking news, I know.

Michele Bachmann Wins Ames Straw Poll, Ron Paul A Close Second

A good day for Michele Bachmann, Ron Paul, and Rick Perry. A bad day for everyone else.

Perry Pushes Bachmann Into Fourth Place In New Poll

Rick Perry’s entry into the race could quickly turn the 2012 GOP fight into a two man race.

Rick Perry On The Rise Before He Even Enters The Race

He’s not in the race (yet), but Rick Perry is already a top-tier 2012 candidate.

Casey Anthony Trial Got More News Coverage Than GOP Candidates

The biggest news story of the past six weeks was something completely trivial.

In Wake Of Weiner, Fewer Congressional Tweets

Perhaps understandably, the Anthony Weiner incident seems to have caused some politicians to rethink their Twitter strategy.