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Inside Politics Archive: January 2012


  • Paul calls Gingrich 'chicken hawk'

    Rep. Ron Paul of Texas called one of his Republican presidential-primary rivals a "chicken hawk" Wednesday and taunted his lack of military service. Published January 4 2012

  • GOP chairman: Iowa turnout spells trouble for Obama

    Iowa Republican Party Chairman Matt Strawn said Wednesday the result of the previous day's GOP caucus in his state should concern Democrats and President Obama. Published January 4 2012

  • Romney's, Santorum's odds improve after Iowa

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's narrow victory Tuesday in Iowa's caucuses and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum's stunning second-place showing have reset the bookmakers' views of the presidential election. Published January 4 2012

  • Anti-tax group slams trio of GOP moderates

    The Club for Growth's political arms on Tuesday launched a media attack against three moderate Republican congressional candidates in battleground states, accusing them of failing to live up to the influential group's conservative fiscal principles. Published January 3 2012

  • Santorum clarifies comment singling out 'black people'

    After singling out "black people" when talking about government handouts, former Sen. Rick Santorum on Monday clarified the comment after it garnered some negative attention. Published January 2 2012

  • New poll has Romney holding commanding lead in N.H.

    Another poll shows Mitt Romney with a solid lead in New Hampshire while three of his GOP presidential rivals are battling for second place. Published January 2 2012