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Friday, November 25, 2011

Daily Political Wire

George Wenschhof

Will Third Party Candidate Emerge in 2012? -
one will if "Americans Elect" is successful in producing a moderate to run for president - you can check out their website at

The bipartisan group of political strategists believe the voters who fall in the middle are out there for a candidate to reach. Especially, with the current bitter partisan divide. The Washington Post has more here.


Romney Accused of Flip-Flopping on Immigration -
the Gingrich campaign pointed out in a tweet that Romney had stated he was open to a pathway to citizenship when appearing on NBC "Meet The Press" in 2007. has more here.

I pointed out after the last Republican presidential candidate debate that the position Newt Gingrich presented on immigration was not a great deal different than the the Economic Opportunity and Immigration Reform Act of 2007, he co-sponsored with the late Senator Edward Kennedy.


Obama Urges Turnover By Egyptian Military -
as protesters fill Tahrir Square in Cairo for the fifth day. This comes as the military announced the appointment of Kamel el-Ganzoury as interim Prime Minister. The NY Times has more here.


Will Republican Party Primary Rules Impact Presidential Nominee? -
a good question as Mitt Romney has been unable to pull away from the pack of eight Republican candidates. has more here.

In 2008, it was the convoluted and questionable Democratic Party rules on nominating their presidential candidate that was on display as Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama battled until the end.

It's not beyond possibility, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, could be nominated at the Republican National Convention next summer. Stay tuned...


Money Pours in for Montana Senate Race -
Democratic Senator Jon Tester versus Republican Denny Rehberg is shaping up to be an expensive contest. has more here.


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