January 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Republican Jon Huntsman has dropped out of the GOP presidential race and has endorsed Mitt Romney.
January 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman have all failed to qualify for the ballot in at least one upcoming GOP primary. In other states, they have failed to file full slates of delegates with state or party officials, raising questions about whether these candidates have the resources to wage effective national campaigns. Continue Reading
January 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Jon Huntsman said Wednesday it’s time for Republicans to stop attacking presidential front-runner Mitt Romney’s role in a corporate-takeover firm, but he said there are plenty of government-related issues on which to criticize Romney. Continue Reading
January 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Mitt Romney jumped ahead in early returns from the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, eager to add to the previous week’s first-place finish in the Iowa caucuses and cement himself as the man to beat for the Republican presidential nomination. Returns from the first three precincts showed the former Massachusetts governor with 38 percent of the vote, followed by Texas Rep. Ron Paul with 23 percent and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman with 16 percent. Continue Reading
January 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Mitt Romney tried to float above the fray, as if already picked to take on President Barack Obama. But the front-runner stirred up a tempest that was already brewing over his private-sector record when he declared “I like being able to fire people who provide services to me.”
January 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Mitt Romney brushed aside rivals’ criticism Saturday night in the opening round of a weekend debate doubleheader that left his Republican presidential campaign challengers squabbling among themselves and unable to knock the front-runner off stride. Continue Reading
December 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Republican Jon Huntsman’s presidential fortunes may have little to do with his party’s conservatives. If there is a path to success for the former Utah governor, it probably rests with independents. They’re a critical group in New Hampshire and other early voting states that allow unaffiliated voters to help select the GOP nominee. Continue Reading
October 20, 2011 in The Daily Republic
MANCHESTER, N.H. As Republican presidential aspirants assembled Tuesday night in Nevada for their umpteenth debate, it was clearer than ever that Republicans have gotten exactly what they had coming.