August 2012

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Ann Romney Sets the Mark

At 2,330 words, Ann Romney’s speech Tuesday evening was the longest of the 10 prepared remarks delivered by wives of presidential nominees in DNC and RNC history (longest in written form – putting aside delivery/laughter/applause etc.). That eclipses Laura Bush’s…






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Vote R & R in 2012?

With the selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney’s presidential ticket is now just the third in U.S. history in which the last name of a major party’s presidential and vice-presidential nominees begins with the same letter….





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Rick Nolan, Meet Ernest Lundeen

Rick Nolan’s plurality victory in the Minnesota’s 8th CD DFL U.S. House primary on Tuesday brings him one step closer to a return to Congress after a 32-year absence. If he wins his general election matchup against one-term incumbent GOP…