Obama: Calls President’s policies “very dangerous” but believes “he loves this country” (CBN News, 11/15).
GOP: Says Republicans can “replace the left” with a ten-year plan (CBS News, 11/12).
Congress: Like Romney, launches petition to support earmark ban (HuckPac, 11/15).
Defense: Open to cutting defense spending to reduce the deficit (Think Progress, 11/15).
Religious Right: Confusion over form of Huckabee’s speech to Iowa Family Policy Center (RWW, 11/11).
Reality TV: Premier of new show draws close to 5 million viewers (WSJ, 11/15).
Alaska: Lisa Murkowski criticizes Palin’s leadership capabilities (CBS News, 11/15).
Language: “Refudiate” declared the year’s best new word by the New Oxford American Dictionary (LA Times, 11/15).
Economy: Reuters analyst explores Palin’s “free-market populism” (Reuters, 11/12).
Book tour: Releases schedule for latest book tour with focus on “the heartland” (LA Times, 11/12).
Health Care: Files amicus brief to support lawsuit calling health care reform unconstitutional (Gov Monitor, 11/15).
Electability: Nate Silver dubs Pawlenty a “league-average politician” (NYT, 11/15).
New Hampshire: Writes anti-spending Op-Ed for state’s foremost conservative newspaper (Union Leader, 11/14).
Congress: Like Huckabee, launches petition to support earmark ban (The Hill, 11/15).
Fundraising: Has edge among early fundraisers (NYT, 11/12).
Tea Party: Tea Party Express leader says conservatives “not going to let go of the health care” law in Massachusetts (ABC News, 11/11).
2012: Building infrastructure in key states for 2012 run (Sunshine State News, 11/12).
Tea Party: Dubs himself the only authentic Tea Party presidential prospect (Politico, 11/10).