By Dave Andrusko After Super Tuesday, one burning question was whether retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson would continue his bid to be the Republican presidential nominee. Yesterday, without formally dropping out, Dr. Carson said, “I do not see a political path forward in light of last evening’s Super Tuesday primary results.” He also said he would …Continue reading "Carson on brink of formally dropping out, Romney to blast Trump"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. If you are not currently receiving NRL News Today in your inbox, you can sign up at www.nrlc.org/join_our_mailing_list.htm “[I]t’s nearly impossible to spend time in Ohio this election year without noticing a surge of activity from Mitt Romney supporters and canvassers who say that values and abortion issues are paramount. …Continue reading "However belatedly, a story recognizes the power of pro-life voters to carry Mitt Romney to victory"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. If you are not currently receiving NRL News Today in your inbox, you can sign up at www.nrlc.org/join_our_mailing_list.htm Good afternoon! Are you excited about tomorrow? I know you are both because of the magnitude of the stakes and the closing rush for Gov. Romney which the “mainstream media” is determined …Continue reading "Forget what the “mainstream media” is telling you: Romney is in good shape one day out"
By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha It’s Friday, November 2—four days from Election Day. I suppose that some folks may have thought the presidential election would be a blow-out, but most anticipated exactly what we have: a nail-bitter. What can we say, based on polling data, what we know about how hard our folks are working, and …Continue reading "Four days to go and what do the polls tell us?"
By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha “Put simply: Ohio today has much more in common with Iowa, Florida, New Hampshire and Virginia (all ‘tossups’ in the Fix rankings) than it does with New Mexico and Minnesota (‘lean Obama’ states in the Fix rankings).” — From “Ohio moves back into the ‘tossup’ category on Fix electoral map,” by …Continue reading "Under-reported stories mean support for Romney under-estimated"
By Dave Andrusko I am only vaguely familiar with womensenews.org, but even a cursory glance tells you this is not the kind of blog that ordinarily would be the least bit friendly to Mitt Romney. So when a friend passed along “Romney’s Mention of Binders Should Have Won Points,” written by Wendy Murphy, I read …Continue reading "A non-partisan explanation of Romney’s comments that reveals his history of a deep commitment to women’s equality"
Editor’s note. This editorial appears in the fall issue of National Right to Life News. This edition of NRL News is important, which is why much of the NRLC staff has contributed prodigious amounts of time, insights, suggestions, and stories to make this special Election Issue an outstanding edition. My most fervent hope is not …Continue reading "Why Mitt Romney Must Be Elected"
By Dave Andrusko New York Times columnist David Brooks is not the only “conservative” to have fallen in love with candidate Barack Obama, nor the only one to hold fast while every platitude that flowed from his word processor fell flat. Although none of the qualities they imagined they’d found in Barack Obama ever made …Continue reading "Damning with faint, faint praise"
By Carol Tobias, NRLC President One week left in this presidential campaign. It doesn’t matter what you hear–and you will hear a lot– keep on keeping on. We take nothing for granted. Keep on keeping on Think about what we have heard over the past few weeks, how it has kept changing, and will likely …Continue reading "7 Days to go: Keep on Keeping On"
By Dave Andrusko I come from Minnesota and once interviewed the editor of the largest and most influential local newspaper—the [Minneapolis] Star & Tribune–about how in the world their poll could have found the eventual winner of a senatorial race hopelessly behind the weekend before the election. That interview was an exercise in evasion. But …Continue reading "More encouraging polling news on Monday"
By Dave Andrusko Like so many of you, my family has battened down the hatches as ‘Sandy’ comes roaring in. But as long as the power works, NRL News Today will be cranking out stories, including about the latest polling data. Quick summary of some major polls: Pro-life Mitt Romney continues to lead pro-abortion President …Continue reading "Eight days to go, presidential contest as tight as ever"
By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha “After spending the summer defining and discrediting Romney in key states and nationally, the Obama campaign now finds itself facing an opponent who, in just 90 minutes, erased much of the image that David Axelrod and David Plouffe created in a series of negative ads over the summer.” — Stuart …Continue reading "Romney increases advantage among Independent voters in new Washington Post/ABC News tracking poll"