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Web Extra: Read an Excerpt of Olympia Snowe's New Book
Former Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe joins us on “This Week” Sunday. In advance of the show, you can read the introduction from her new book below. Excerpted from FIGHTING FOR COMMON GROUND by Olympia Snowe by arrangement with Weinstein Books. Introduction When I announced I would not run for ...
Could The Senate Get Its First African American Republican Tea Party Member?
By AMY WALTER (@amyewalter), Elizabeth Hartfield (@lizhartfield) and Chris Good (@c_good) NOTABLES: UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS TO 7.7%. The economy generated 146,000 new jobs in November and unemployment fell to 7.7 percent, better than economists expected, despite worries that superstorm Sandy and the ...
Jim DeMint to Resign From Senate
Sen. Jim DeMint, the South Carolina Republican and ideological leader of conservatives who identify with the Tea Party on Capitol Hill, is leaving the U.S. Senate to head an influential conservative think tank. DeMint will leave the senate in January to be president of The Heritage Foundation,
Christine O'Donnell to Stage Tea Party vs. Occupy Debate in Tampa
Christine O’Donnell is looking to make some trouble in Tampa, Fla. The former Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Delaware will host a five-day event dubbed Troublemaker Fest at an IMAX theater two blocks from the Tampa Bay Times Forum, where the Republican National Convention will...
Harry Reid's Attack Boxes Mitt Romney In
Harry Reid's campaign to corner Mitt Romney, forcing the Republican presidential candidate to disclose his tax returns or keep on trying to explain why he won't, will carry on another day. The Senate majority leader told reporters in his home state of Nevada Monday that the "whole controversy" --
Romney Backers, Fellow Republicans Help Tim Pawlenty Retire Campaign Debt
With some help, Tim Pawlenty is out of debt. The former Minnesota governor officially closed his 2012 presidential campaign Tuesday, nearly eight months after dropping out of the race in August. Pawlenty reported his campaign being almost $454,000 in debt a month and a half...
Christine O’Donnell Endorses Mitt Romney for President
Christine O’Donnell, the former Republican Senate candidate and a tea party favorite during the 2010 election, has officially endorsed Mitt Romney for president. O’Donnell made her endorsement during an appearance this evening on Fox News’ “Hannity.” “It was not an easy decision because I too...
Tea Party Activist Christine O’Donnell Donates to Romney, Says Movement Isn’t Being Fair to Him
Christine O’Donnell, the former Republican Senate candidate and a Tea Party favorite during the 2010 election, said in an interview with ABC News that she has not only given money to presidential candidate Mitt Romney but also says she doesn’t think he is getting a...
Car Company Gets U.S. Loan, Builds Cars In Finland
In Billion-Dollar Gamble on Tesla and Fisker, Some Worry About A Second Solyndra