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Romney Wins Illinois But the Nomination Is His to Lose

POLITICO Arena asks: Mitt Romney has won the Illinois primary by a considerable margin.   Does this win make the path to the Republican nomination any clearer?  And does it provide a more obvious signal for either Rick Santorum or Newt Gingrich … Continue reading

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Is Rick Perry’s abortion stance dangerous?

The Politico Arena:  Rick Perry has announced that he no longer supports abortion in any case, including rape and incest, CBS News reports. http://bit.ly/t68Ta7 Perry said he was moved by a woman who appeared in former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s … Continue reading

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POLITICO Arena – Can Ron Paul take a punch?

Politico Arena: Now that Rep. Ron Paul is a top-tier candidate in Iowa (http://ti.me/uqMhTR) his rivals are likely to gang up on him. They may target the Texan’s associations with unsavory characters (http://bit.ly/8yF964), or a sometimes less-than-pure libertarian stance on congressional … Continue reading

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Open Mike, Nov. 24 – 27 – The Arena | POLITICO.COM

Top political books of 2011; Open Mike, Nov. 24 – 27 – The Arena | POLITICO.COM. The Arena asks: What political issues are on your mind this weekend? BENJAMIN: “OWS, the Tea Party, Guy Fawkes, and the call of John … Continue reading

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Caine mutiny: Will new disclosure sink his ship?

Politico reported this afternoon that Sharon Bialek, a woman who worked at a foundation connected to the National Restaurant Association in 1996 and 1997, told reporters at a press conference in New York that Herman Cain had inappropriately touched her when … Continue reading

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The Arena: Can Herman Cain Survive?

The Arena: – Ex-Assemb. Michael Benjamin Bio. Can Herman Cain survive? It’s a privately settled matter. Herman Cain should address it as a settled personal matter. He should state that sexual harassment in the workplace should not be tolerated and … Continue reading

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POLITICO Arena: Is Cain climbing to the top?

Herman Cain performed admirably in the spotlight. He showed intelligence, wit and a firm grasp of his platform. He disappointed me by running away from his honorable service as a board member and chairman of the Kansas City Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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“Poisonous language doesn’t advance our cause.”

At the Values Voter Summit in D.C. over the weekend Baptist minister Robert Jeffress called Mormonism a “cult,” causing the biggest explosion of questions about Mitt Romney‘s faith so far this presidential cycle. Jeffress supports Rick Perry for the Republican nomination, and … Continue reading

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Run, Sarah, Run!

THE ARENA: On Wednesday evening, Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee announced in a radio interview that she will not seek the Republican nomination in 2012. Politico asks, “did Palin make the right call? Will her … Continue reading

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The Gang of Three Targets Michelle Obama … Again!

Politico reports that an Associated Press photographer’s shots of First Lady Michelle Obama strolling away from the checkout counter at a Target store in Alexandria, Va., circled the globe Friday. While many found the photos endearing, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity … Continue reading

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