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Hundreds of political protesters shadow 123rd annual Tournament of Roses

Hundreds of political protesters shadow 123rd annual Tournament of Roses | United States Politics | Scoop.it

The 2012 Tournament of Roses brought its flowery floats and strutting bands to a worldwide audience Monday under clear blue skies, and in its wake came a scruffier parade - hundreds of anti-Wall Street protesters.

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Ron Paul greeted by overflow crowd first day back in Iowa

Ron Paul greeted by overflow crowd first day back in Iowa | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Ron Paul's first public event in Iowa since the release of a Des Moines Register poll putting him within striking distance of Mitt Romney was so packed that workers took down a dividing wall at the downtown Marriott's Salon D ballroom.
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Iran reports nuclear progress as sanctions loom

Iran reports nuclear progress as sanctions loom | United States Politics | Scoop.it

Iran announced a nuclear fuel breakthrough and test-fired a new radar-evading medium-range missile in the Gulf on Sunday, moves that could further antagonize the West at a time when Tehran is trying to avert harsh new sanctions on its oil industry.

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Gingrich: 'I don't think I'm going to win' in Iowa

Gingrich: 'I don't think I'm going to win' in Iowa | United States Politics | Scoop.it

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa -- Newt Gingrich said Monday that he doesn't expect to win tomorrow's Iowa caucuses in a bow to his sinking poll numbers in the state.

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First thoughts: Romney vs. Santorum

First thoughts: Romney vs. Santorum | United States Politics | Scoop.it

With one day to go before the Iowa caucuses, the Republican presidential contest looks increasingly like a battle between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum.

 

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For Santorum, enthusiasm, devotion among the faithful

For Santorum, enthusiasm, devotion among the faithful | United States Politics | Scoop.it

SIOUX CITY and ORANGE CITY, Iowa -- Devotion is key in this part of the state, its most conservative corner.

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Confident Romney draws contrast with surging Santorum

Confident Romney draws contrast with surging Santorum | United States Politics | Scoop.it

With only days to go until the GOP primary contest finally begins in earnest, a new set of polling has brought forth a new anti-Romney candidate in the race, and today for the first time, Mitt Romney was asked by reporters to draw contrast between himself, and the surging former Sen. Rick Santorum.

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NYPD investigates firebomb attacks on Muslims, Hindus

NYPD investigates firebomb attacks on Muslims, Hindus | United States Politics | Scoop.it
New York police are investigating as bias crimes four Molotov cocktail attacks on Sunday night including one against a mosque with 75 people inside and another against a Hindu place of worship.
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With Over 500K Signatures Already Collected, Recall of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Appears Inevitable

With Over 500K Signatures Already Collected, Recall of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Appears Inevitable | United States Politics | Scoop.it
A recall of controversial Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker now appear inevitable. In just 28 days, activists collected 507,533 signatures.
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10 Things Conservatives Don’t Want You To Know About Ronald Reagan

10 Things Conservatives Don’t Want You To Know About Ronald Reagan | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Tomorrow will mark the 100th anniversary of President Reagan’s birth, and all week, conservatives have been trying to outdo each others’ remembrances of the great conservative icon.
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Partisan Trends

The number of Republicans in the country increased by a percentage point in December, while the number of Democrats fell back two points to the lowest level ever recorded by Rasmussen Reports.

 
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On eve of primary super PACs ready to unleash

Look no further than Iowa to understand the impact of a Supreme Court ruling that opened the floodgates to outside money in American politics — and to get a glimpse of what's in store for the race between President Barack Obama and the eventual Republican nominee.

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Critics assail crime laws aimed at people with HIV

A man in Texas is serving a 35-year prison sentence for spitting at a police officer — because he has the virus that causes AIDS and his saliva was deemed a deadly weapon. In Michigan, an HIV-positive man who allegedly bit a neighbor during an argument faced a bioterrorism charge.

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Romney looks to fend off Santorum, Paul; win over skeptical conservatives

Romney looks to fend off Santorum, Paul; win over skeptical conservatives | United States Politics | Scoop.it

Challenging Mitt Romney one day before the lead-off presidential caucuses, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Monday implored legions of undecided voters to "not settle for someone as your nominee who might be able to win the election but it might be a pyrrhic victory" that comes at too great a cost.

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Fickle Iowans and a consistent message give Santorum a chance to win

Fickle Iowans and a consistent message give Santorum a chance to win | United States Politics | Scoop.it
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- In the final hours before Iowans make their choice for the Republican presidential nominee, Rick Santorum has been making some of his final stops here in Iowa's rural, conservative northwest corner.
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Iran's navy tests cruise missile as part of drill

Iran's navy tests cruise missile as part of drill | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Iran test-fired a surface-to-surface cruise missile Monday in a drill its navy chief said proved Tehran was in complete control of the strategic Strait of Hormuz, the passageway for one-sixth of the world's oil supply.
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Gingrich claims he's been 'Romney-boated'

Gingrich claims he's been 'Romney-boated' | United States Politics | Scoop.it

On the first day of the New Year, Newt Gingrich admitted to having been “Romney-boated” with the immense amount of negative ads being run against him, vowing that his campaign will run more contrast ads going forward.

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Fighting Somali pirates with science

Fighting Somali pirates with science | United States Politics | Scoop.it

Piracy is a serious problem in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean.

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Bachmann calls 'Occupy' protesters 'Obama's advance team'

Bachmann calls 'Occupy' protesters 'Obama's advance team' | United States Politics | Scoop.it

During remarks to supporters inside her campaign headquarters Saturday, Michele Bachmann linked President Barack Obama to a large protest that had been unfolding outside the building only minutes before.

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Breaking down the final Iowa poll

Breaking down the final Iowa poll | United States Politics | Scoop.it

The Des Moines Register’s poll last night became the third-straight survey in the past week to show the same storylines in the GOP presidential contest in Iowa -- Mitt Romney in the lead (but not above 25%), Ron Paul a close second, and Rick Santorum surging in third place.

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PhotoBlog - Inside Iowa: Voters describe what they want in a candidate

PhotoBlog - Inside Iowa: Voters describe what they want in a candidate | United States Politics | Scoop.it

There's nothing quite like the political spectacle that gets put on here in Iowa every four years.

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Federal judge rules: Iran behind 9/11 attacks

Federal judge rules: Iran behind 9/11 attacks | United States Politics | Scoop.it

More than 10-years after the September 11, 2001 al-Qaeda attacks, a federal district court judge in Manhattan gave a Christmas present to the families of victims killed in the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history.

 
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Rick Santorum Iowa Campaign

Rick Santorum Iowa Campaign | United States Politics | Scoop.it

Charles P.Pierce finds some class-based populist anger in this odd place.

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How to Pay for America's Infrastructure

How to Pay for America's Infrastructure | United States Politics | Scoop.it
Should infrastructure banks replace our current system of funding roads and transit through grants?
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Dems target Romney in Iowa

Democrats in Iowa are trying to weaken Republican Mitt Romney in advance of Tuesday's lead-off presidential caucuses as polls show the former Massachusetts governor amassing support.

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