Election 2012

PEGGY NOONAN’S Opinion Blog: Where Was The Tea Party

By at June 21, 2013 | 5:44 pm

PEGGY NOONAN’S Opinion Blog: Where Was The Tea Party

Peggy Noonan's Blog, Daily declarations from the Wall Street Journal columnist. Jun 21, 2013, 5:14 PM One of the great questions about the 2012 campaign has been “Where was the tea party?” They were not the fierce force they’d been in the 2010 cycle, when Republicans took back the House. Some of us think the answer to the question is: “Targeted by the IRS, ... Go To Article

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KATIE GLUECK: Report details how GOP lost young voters – POLITICO

By at June 3, 2013 | 12:42 am

KATIE GLUECK: Report details how GOP lost young voters – POLITICO

By KATIE GLUECK | 6/2/13 A new postmortem on the November elections from the nation’s leading voice for college Republicans offers a searing indictment of the GOP “brand” and the major challenges the party faces in wooing young voters, according to a copy given exclusively to POLITICO. The College Republican National Committee on Monday will make public a ... Go To Article

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BYRON YORK:: Winning Hispanic vote would not be enough for GOP | WashEx

By at May 4, 2013 | 5:45 pm

BYRON YORK:: Winning Hispanic vote would not be enough for GOP | WashEx

After six months of mulling over November's election results, many Republicans remain convinced that the party's only path to future victory is to improve the GOP's appeal to Hispanic voters. But how many Hispanic voters do Republicans need to attract before the party can again win the White House? A lot. Start with the 2012 exit polls. The New York Times' Nate Silver ... Go To Article

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LIZ CHENEY: Republicans, Get Over the 2012 Loss—and Start to Fight Back – WSJ

By at March 29, 2013 | 12:40 am

LIZ CHENEY: Republicans, Get Over the 2012 Loss—and Start to Fight Back – WSJ

By LIZ CHENEY, OPINIONMarch 28, 2013, "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. The only way they can inherit the freedom we have known is if we fight for it, protect it, defend it and then hand it to them with the well-taught lessons of how they in their lifetime must do the same. And if ... Go To Article

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JOHN HINDERAKER: Where the Money Is | PowerLine

By at February 3, 2013 | 12:35 am

JOHN HINDERAKER: Where the Money Is | PowerLine

FEBRUARY 2, 2013 BY JOHN HINDERAKER -- In the 2012 election, Minnesota was a microcosm of the nation: the Democrats re-took both houses of the state’s legislature, and ballot propositions on gay marriage and voter ID went down to defeat. Today the Star Tribune highlighted the fact that record amounts of money were spent on the election: “Huge sums tossed at ballot ... Go To Article

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PATRICK CALDWELL: How to Vote Down Voter ID

By at January 30, 2013 | 4:02 pm

PATRICK CALDWELL: How to Vote Down Voter ID

PATRICK CALDWELL,  JANUARY 30, 2013 Minnesotans defeat the GOP’s plan to restrict the franchise. In late October, two weeks before the election, amid the glut of attack ads, a TV commercial appeared in Minnesota that grabbed everyone’s attention. It opens on former Governor Arne Carlson, a Republican, who is a familiar and beloved figure in the state, looking ... Go To Article

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DANIEL GREENFIELD: The Great Power of Washington

By at January 22, 2013 | 12:59 am

DANIEL GREENFIELD: The Great Power of Washington

January 22, 2013 By Daniel Greenfield The sun has set, the shadows crawling up and down the grid of America’s first truly planned city. There was a time when it was thought that the Potomac extended across the continent and the city of government would lie at the intersection of an interstate aquatic highway. That was not to be. And like so many other dreams of ... Go To Article

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‘INSIDE THE CAVE’ Documents Obama Campaign Tech Superiority over GOP

By at January 8, 2013 | 12:50 am

‘INSIDE THE CAVE’ Documents Obama Campaign Tech Superiority over GOP

by MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY 7 Jan 2013 A few days before Christmas, Engage DC, a well respected new media consulting firm, released '"Inside the Cave," a detailed account of how the Obama campaign thoroughly dominated the GOP in the 2012 digital arena through superior management, innovative analytics, and the deployment of cutting edge technologies. Three world class ... Go To Article

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JOEL POLLAK:: The Tea Party Has Not Yet Begun to Fight

By at December 27, 2012 | 10:40 am

JOEL POLLAK:: The Tea Party Has Not Yet Begun to Fight

by JOEL B. POLLAK -- If the Tea Party has been weakened by the November election, why are the mainstream media expending so much effort attacking it? The latest attempt is today’s front-page article by the New York Times, which alleges that the Tea Party is turning to “narrower” issues and suggests, none too subtly, that Congress should stop paying attention ... Go To Article

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BARONE: Obama’s Numbers Went Down, but Romney Never Inspired Voters to Vote | RealClearPolitics

By at December 27, 2012 | 12:10 am

BARONE: Obama’s Numbers Went Down, but Romney Never Inspired Voters to Vote | RealClearPolitics

By Michael Barone - December 27, 2012 In combing through the results of the 2012 election -- apparently finally complete, nearly two months after the fact -- I continue to find many similarities between 2012 and 2004, and one enormous difference. Both of the elections involved incumbent presidents with approval ratings hovering around or just under 50 percent facing ... Go To Article

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