Tagged with Mitt Romney

Thom Tillis Takes NC GOP Senate Primary, Avoids Runoff

Thom Tillis Takes NC GOP Senate Primary, Avoids Runoff

Follow @Ryan_Kantor Tuesday, May 6th Thom Tillis the Speaker of the North Carolina House won the GOP U.S. senate primary and hit the crucial 40% mark to avoid a runoff election. Tillis won while fending off both Republican contenders and attack ads from Senator Reid’s PAC (Senate Majority PAC) that claimed he called Obamacare “a great … Continue reading

Chris Christie Extinguishes Chances to Become GOP Leader

It wasn’t but a year ago that Republicans across the nation were singing the praises of NJ Governor, Chris Christie. He had just fought entrenched NJ government employees in a liberal state to fix their pension system. He fought the NJ Teacher’s Union and others in the state to bring the state’s finances back within reason. He said: … Continue reading

The Next New Tax May Just Be The ‘Spite Tax’

Back in 2008, candidate Obama was debating Hillary Clinton on the subject of increasing the capital gains tax rate. Barack Obama was for increasing the tax rate. Hillary wasn’t so sure. The moderator succinctly explained that increases in the capital gains rate (due to its inverse relationship with economic activity) actually lead to decreases in … Continue reading

Rick Santorum Concedes to Mitt Romney, Allows Party to Unite

Rick Santorum, largely for family reasons, has suspended his campaign. It comes just at the moment when it became clear that continuing on would be fruitless. Romney has the money, organization, and delegates to make a Santorum comeback unrealistic. Kudos to Santorum for fighting so valiantly for so long despite being outgunned by candidates with more money and … Continue reading

Santorum Sweeps Three States, Reframes Race

Last night (Tuesday, Feb 7th) was another game changer in a wild race for the GOP nomination. Newt Gingrich had his big night back in South Carolina, then lost momentum as Romney won Florida and Nevada back-to-back. Santorum though, never really had his time. His win in Iowa wasn’t known until after the votes were … Continue reading