'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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A former Democratic Party of Virginia chairman is teaming up with a conservative group to challenge the certifications of Mitt Romney and Texas Rep. Ron Paul for the March 6 presidential primary ballot after a long weekend of hand wringing over the Republican Party of Virginia's stringent qualification requirements.
Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is more like Ronald Reagan than any of his rivals, according to a new survey of Republican voters in Iowa, South Carolina and New Hampshire - an indicator that could reveal the power of nostalgia, not to mention the emotionally charged leanings of skittish conservatives.
Polished, agile Mitt Romney is a pollster's darling.
Sen. Bernard Sanders' impassioned eight-hour speech Friday, slamming President Obama's tentative tax-cut deal with Republicans, directed some of his sharpest attacks at the plan's provisions to tax dead people's estates.
"Election officials in the Old Dominion have decided that not every Republican will be on the ballot and instead have chosen to offer a 'choice' between Mitt Romney and Ron Paul," said Executive Vice President Bill Pascoe.
"The problem is not that it's hard to get on the ballot," said Bill Pascoe, executive vice president of Citizens for the Republic, "it's that they're not following the statute and checking the signatures."