2012 Candidates Weekly Update 9/21/10
Your update on the potential 2012 Presidential candidates for 9/14-9/21:
2012: Newt Gingrich says Daniels should run for President (Courier & Press, 9/21).
Economy: Attends Chamber of Commerce event in Indianapolis (WIBC, 9/20).
PAC: Leadership PAC runs ads encouraging IN voters to support Republicans (Politico, 9/19).
Religious Right: Demands ban on Sharia Law’s use in US Courts (TPM, 9/18).
Health Care: Calls for HHS Sec. Kathleen Sebelius’ resignation, compares her service to “Soviet tyranny” (Politico, 9/18).
GOP: Headlines fundraiser for the Minnesota GOP (Star Tribune, 9/17).
Obama: Gingrich attacked by critics for pushing over the top anti-Obama rhetoric (NY Daily News, 9/20).
Obama: Criticizes President’s treatment of Christians (Newsmax, 9/17).
GOP: “Thrilled” about the defeat of “establishment” candidate in primaries (Huffington Post, 9/20).
2010: Expects a Republican wave in home state of Arkansas (Arkansas Democrat Gazette, 9/20).
Iowa: Speaks at Iowa’s Ronald Reagan Dinner, tells Fox News she may “give it a shot” to Presidential run (NY Daily News, 9/18).
2012: Wins straw poll of presidential prospects at RightNation convention (Chicago Sun-Times, 9/20).
2010: Tweets to Delaware’s Christine O’Donnell with a warning against “appeasing nat'l media” that’s “seeking ur destruction” (The Hill, 9/19).
Religious Right: FRC head Tony Perkins suggests that Palin is a “cheerleader” rather than a presidential candidate (Politico, 9/18).
Media: Claims that journalists disrespect fallen troops when they “tell lies” about her (Des Moines Register, 9/17).
Poll: Rasmussen survey says slight majority of Americans identify more with Palin’s views than Obama’s (Rasmussen Reports, 9/20).
2010: Fundraising for GOP gubernatorial nominee Scott Walker in Wisconsin (AP, 9/20).
Economy: WSJ profiles Governors like Pawlenty and others who visited China (WSJ, 9/20).
Religious Right: Indiana Congressman wins a plurality of votes at Values Voter Summit’s 2012 straw poll (MSNBC, 9/18).
2012: Speaks to conservative Hillsdale College about the Presidency (EducationNews, 9/21).
2010: Defends Christine O’Donnell in Delaware from attacks (CNN, 9/20).
New Hampshire: Romney’s Leadership PAC endorses and donates to victors of GOP primaries (Politics Daily, 9/18).
Religious Right: Lashes out at Obama’s economic and social policies, “counterfeit” values at Values Voter Summit (Religion Dispatches, 9/20).
Poll: Leads 2012 pack with 22% support from Republicans (Public Policy Polling, 9/12).
2010: Going to Florida to stump for Gov hopeful Rick Scott (Daily Sun, 9/20).
South Carolina: Tests message in early primary state (Daily Caller, 9/16).
Religious Right: Says that families don’t exist in poor neighborhoods (CBS News, 9/17).
People:Mike Huckabee , Mike Pence , Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich , Rick Santorum , Sarah Palin , Tony Perkins , Kathleen Sebelius, Scott Walker, Mitch Daniels, Rick Scott, Ronald Reagan
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