2012 Candidates Weekly Update 4/19/11
Book: Considering a proposal to write her memoirs (AP, 4/18).
South Carolina: Rally in South Carolina a bust (CBS News, 4/18).
Birther: Continues to float birther conspiracy on Fox News (The Atlantic, 4/18).
Budget: Falsely claims that the top 1% pay 40% of taxes (PolitiFact, 4/13).
South Carolina: Wins Charleston County GOP straw poll (The State Column, 4/18).
New Hampshire: Takes two-day swing in New Hampshire (Boston Globe, 4/15).
South Carolina: Meets with supporters from the 2008 campaign (RCP, 4/18).
Iowa: Volunteers from 2008 bid work to build new campaign (The Ticket, 4/15).
South Carolina: Organizes campaign in the Palmetto State (CNN, 4/18).
Obama: Conservative website features laudatory letters from Huntsman to Obama (Daily Caller, 4/15).
2012: Forms presidential exploratory committee (AP, 4/18).
Religious Right: Travels around Iowa with staffer from the far-right The Family Leader (Des Moines Register, 4/18).
PAC: Launches new website for leadership pac (The Caucus, 4/18).
Tea Party: Addresses small rally for Koch front group in Wisconsin (TPM, 4/16).
South Carolina: Tops the field in the Lexington County straw poll (CNN, 4/16).
2012: Opens fundraising account for potential presidential bid (Politico, 4/14).
Tea Party: Keynotes tea party rally in Boston, slams health care reform (Boston Globe, 4/16).
Budget: Criticizes compromise budget deal (The Fix, 4/13).
Florida: Leads in early poll of Sunshine State Republicans (Taunton Daily Gazette, 4/17).
Fundraising: Benefits from network of state leadership PACs (Boston Globe, 4/15).
GOP: Presidential campaign gains increasing interest among Republican activists (AP, 4/19).
Tea Party: Addresses Tea Party rally with Florida Congressman Allen West (The State Column, 4/17).
Poll: Leads other likely candidates in poll of Republicans nationwide (WSJ, 4/15).
Campaign: Rejects pro-union line of Langston Hughes he used as a campaign motto (The Guardian, 4/18).
Equality: Supports reinstating Don't Ask Don't Tell policy (Think Progress, 4/18).
Religious Right: Plans to join The Family Leader's Iowa presidential lecture tour (RWW, 4/18).
New Hampshire: Plays in mini golf tournament in Granite State tour (Foster's Daily Democrat, 4/17).
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