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Candidates seek foreign policy edge in 3rd debate

October 22, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON Still neck-and-neck after all these months, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney head into their third and final debate with each man eager to project an aura of personal strength and leadership while raising doubts about the steadiness and foreign policy credentials of the other guy. Continue Reading

FACT CHECK: Romney’s deficit vow lacks specifics

August 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Mitt Romney promised voters Thursday night that he would cut deficits and put America on track to a balanced budget as president, but he left voters to take it on faith that he could deliver. Continue Reading

Presidential candidate Santorum threads his way to Bemidji

February 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Sunday’s stop includes community photo, speechRepublican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will bring his “Made in Bemidji” threads and Main Street America message to town this weekend.
Santorum, a former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, plans an afternoon of public events, including a community photo at the iconic Paul and Babe statues in downtown Bemidji before a speech at the George W. Nielson Convention Center. Continue Reading

Huntsman hosts 100th N.H. event

November 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Jon Huntsman is betting his entire presidential campaign on New Hampshire. And he’s not trying to hide it. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Pawlenty could profit from study of Daniels

June 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty should study what made Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels such a strong presidential prospect even when Daniels was merely considering a run. Continue Reading

Obama faces election challenges in Florida

June 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama has problems in Florida that he didn’t have when he won this pivotal swing state in 2008. The economy here is worse than elsewhere. Foreclosures are high. Property values are low. And, now that he’s the president, Obama could be blamed. Continue Reading

GOP presidential contenders drift to the right

May 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

In the first presidential election since the tea party’s emergence, Republican candidates are drifting rightward on a range of issues, even though more centrist stands might play well in the 2012 general election.
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