All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Primary’

Mitt Romney Crushes New Hampshire Poll; 2016 Bid?

If someone was to grab you on the street and ask you who you thought the leading candidate for the 2016 Republican nomination for President would be, a plethora of names could tumble from your mouth – Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Rand Paul, etc. etc. The last name many would expect to hear on that list would be …

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Clay Aiken Wins Congressional Primary, Opponent Dead

Clay Aiken made headlines earlier this year when he announced he would be seeking a congressional seat for North Carolina. Aiken and his opponent were deadlocked until the end, but Aiken squeaked out a win in the primary. Even if he hadn’t though, his opponent wouldn’t have made it. KCTV5 News reports that Aiken’s opponent in the primary – Keith …

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Bill Daley Exits Race For Governor In Illinois

Bill Daley, a democratic candidate has decided to back out on the race for governor of Illinois. Daley is a lawyer and former banker. He has previously served as White House Chief of Staff from 2011 to 2012 and also U.S. Secretary of Commerce under Bill Clinton from 1997 to 2000. Daley did not exit quietly and in fact took …

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Marion Barry Insults Asian Community At Victory Rally

Marion Barry, the 76-year old Washington D.C. councilman who was imprisoned in 1990 after a video surfaced of him smoking crack, is making headlines again with disparaging remarks he made on Tuesday about Asian-run businesses. “We got to do something about these Asians coming in and opening up businesses and dirty shops,” he said during his primary election victory rally. …

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Puerto Rico Primary Names Romney Winner

Unofficial results show that Mitt Romney has taken Puerto Rico today in the primary in a sweep, garnering 83% of the total amount of votes. Rick Santorum was the distant second in the race, taking only 8% of the votes, while former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul took just 2% and 1% of the total respectively. Romney says …

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‘Joe the Plumber’ Wins Ohio GOP Primary, Faces Kaptur In Fall

Ohio’s 9th Congressional District now has a GOP candidate in the fray, and his name is – Joe the Plumber, a.k.a Samuel Wurzelbacher. If you’re reaching back into the memories of hot political topics that ended up becoming bigger than they should, you might remember ol’ Joe from the 2008 presidential campaign. Joe the Plumber’s fame reached unseen heights after …

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Can Facebook Predict Election Outcomes?

It’s a fun game to try to predict the outcome of a future event – football games, NCAA tournaments, coin tosses. I can predict the judges’ scores on “Dancing With the Stars” with 90%+ accuracy. After doing it for several seasons in a row, I got bored of that game. I couldn’t find a bookie who would take my money. …

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