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450 Election Miles

  • 10:28 pm Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 by Jamie Dupree

From Atlanta, Georgia – Wednesday was another lengthy day on the campaign trail, as I drove 450 miles to get from Atlanta to the Knoxville, Tennessee area for an event with Rick Santorum. It was a much different drive for me than in some other states. Unlike in Iowa, New …

Super Tuesday Santorum

  • 2:19 pm Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 by Jamie Dupree

From Powell, Tennessee –  A day after losing in both Arizona and Michigan, a smiling Rick Santorum was greeted by hundreds of supporters at a Baptist bible college in Tennessee, as the former Senator predicted he would do very well overall on Super Tuesday next week. “We’re out here heading …

Romney Wins Michigan

  • 1:09 am Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 by Jamie Dupree

It wasn’t pretty, but the bottom line was that Mitt Romney won a hard fought win in Michigan to along with an easy victory in Arizona’s primary, as Romney’s family ties to the Wolverine State proved to be too much for Rick Santorum in the Michigan GOP Primary. “We didn’t …

GOP Delegate Math

  • 1:31 pm Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 by Jamie Dupree

With voting tonight in Arizona and Michigan, there are just a few simple words to remember about the way delegates are handed out in these two states – “winner take all.” But instead of saying there are two primaries, you might say there are fifteen in Michigan alone. Arizona will …

Michigan Memory Tour

  • 12:26 am Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 by Jamie Dupree

From Royal Oak, Michigan –  The final days of the Republican Primary campaign in Michigan have taken on a different kind of air, as Mitt Romney and his wife have repeatedly emphasized their Michigan roots, hoping that will spark Romney’s campaign to victory on Tuesday night. “We’re Michiganders through and …

Romney Struggles in Michigan

  • 2:00 am Monday, February 27th, 2012 by Jamie Dupree

From Flint, Michigan – At every rally for Mitt Romney that I have covered in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Florida, the main music that plays at the end of the event is “Born Free” by Kid Rock. But over the weekend, the music of that Michigan native was …

Ron Paul as Michigan Spoiler

  • 11:15 pm Sunday, February 26th, 2012 by Jamie Dupree

From Hudsonville, Michigan – If you believe the polls in Michigan, Ron Paul has no chance in the primary here in the Wolverine State on Tuesday. But that hasn’t stopped the Texas Congressman from spending three days here before Tuesday’s primary. But when you dig down into Paul’s message, you …

Stopping Mitt Romney

  • 1:46 pm Friday, February 24th, 2012 by Jamie Dupree

A conservative group has issued a plea via email today for funds to help drum up support for Rick Santorum in Michigan, arguing that supporters of both Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich should help Santorum stop Romney’s quest for the Republican nomination. “We need to fund Rick Santorum’s get-out-the vote …

Romney’s Southern Scenario

  • 8:56 pm Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 by Jamie Dupree

With Super Tuesday in just a week and a half, we need to talk more about the Republican delegate selection rules, and how those could work against Mitt Romney in several southern states. As of now, Romney is clearly the underdog in Tennessee, Georgia and Oklahoma on Super Tuesday. Rick …

Obama on Gas Prices

  • 2:35 pm Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 by Jamie Dupree

President Obama gave the following speech in Miami, Florida about energy and high gas prices.  The prepared text was provided by the White House press office. – Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery Energy Event University of Miami Thursday, February 23, 2012 Miami, Florida  As Prepared …