2012 Candidates Weekly Update 2/22/11
South Carolina: Slams Obama's foreign policy and says striking workers should be fired in address to GOP activists (Spartanburg Herald Journal, 2/20).
Health: Criticizes Michele Obama for encouraging breast feeding (WaPo, 2/19).
Veterans: Faces resistance to her plan to dramatically cut funding to veterans (The Daily Beast, 2/18).
Iowa: Tells state's governor that he will campaign in Iowa if he decides to run (Des Moines Register, 2/21).
Huckabee: Wins praise on race-issues and political strategy from Mike Huckabee (CNN, 2/21).
Race: Silent on proposed car tag honoring founder of Ku Klux Klan (Clarion Ledger, 2/18).
Religious Right: Attending screening of Creationist movie "The Genesis Code" in New Hampshire (Roll Call, 2/17).
2012: Knocks Tea Party's purity tests; claims it will be difficult for GOP nominee to beat Obama (WaPo, 2/21).
Book: Says he will weight "reaction to the message" of his book tour when deciding presidential bid (The Hill, 2/21).
Religious Right: Blasts Islam and a church that hosts Muslim worshipers on Fox News (Mediaite, 2/19).
Reproductive Rights: Tells anti-choice groups that if he runs, he will emphasize his opposition to abortion rights (RWW, 2/15).
Book: Leaked manuscript of ex-aide's book shows Palin as vindictive, mistrustful (Anchorage Daily News, 2/19).
Reality TV: Show received $1.2 million in government subsidies (Fairbanks Daily-News Miner, 2/19).
Labor: Chastises labor unions for protesting in Wisconsin (Facebook, 2/18).
Economy: Describes national debt as a “pile of poo” (Star Tribune, 2/21).
Tea Party: Addresses Tea Party Patriots policy summit in Arizona (WSJ, 2/18).
Huckabee: Former rival denies rumor that he will run just to stop Romney (Politico, 2/21).
Economy: Conservative New York Post bashes Romney's record on Wall Street (NYPost, 2/19).
New Hampshire: New Hampshire Journal calls Santorum "Mitt Romney with a soul" (PoliticsPA, 2/21).
Religious Right: Speaks to ultraconservative Ave Maria University, calls Tea Party “a blessing to the country” (Naples News, 2/18).
Internet: Discusses notorious “google problem” (Roll Call, 2/16).
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