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Latest Eric Fehrnstrom Items
It's not the wasps, bees and mosquitos, though stingers all, that bedevil presidential candidates. It's the fruit flies. Insignificant in their own right, they nevertheless have the ability to damage and even sink a campaign. That's the lesson for Mitt Romney, as taught by Eric Fehrnstrom, his once-anonymous "top aide," who confided to a CNN interviewer that Mr. Romney is not really a born-again conservative, that he's only pandering to the unwashed crazies on the right.
Not many headlines, it seems, are inspired by the Creator these days: Just 19 percent of Americans say reporters and the news media are "friendly" toward religion.
After three big primaries that seemed to write, rewrite and then re-rewrite the 2012 GOP campaign storyline, the candidates now begin a stretch run where four of the next five contests are caucuses.
As the Republican presidential hopefuls wrapped up their final weekend of campaigning before the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, the top three challengers of front-runner Mitt Romney attacked his conservative credentials and portrayed him as a political loser.
LANCASTER, N.H. | Standing atop a makeshift soapbox in the parking lot of a farm supply store, Mitt Romney made sure to highlight the members of his traveling army, starting with Sen. Kelly Ayotte and former Gov. John H. Sununu - two of this state's most well-known and well-liked political figures.
Twice this year, Mitt Romney has turned to illegal immigration to try to blunt the rise of opponents in the Republican presidential field, including most recently on Tuesday, when he accused Newt Gingrich of supporting "amnesty."
A bill requiring 500,000 public workers in New Jersey to shoulder a significantly larger share of the costs for their health care and pension benefits and take the issue off the bargaining table has advanced in the Legislature over staunch objections from organized labor.
Popular Massachusetts Republican Sen. Scott P. Brown appears rattled for the first time since grabbing the late Democrat Edward M. Kennedy's seat 16 months ago.
The field of Democrats angling to challenge Sen. Scott Brown in Massachusetts next year got a little more crowded Monday when Newton Mayor Setti Warren announced his intent to seek his party's nomination.