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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Daily Political Wire

George Wenschhof

Perry Going... Going... Gone? -
his performance in the Republican presidential debate last night further ensured he will not win the party nomination.

Chris Cillizza of The Washington Post has his take on the winners and losers here. has their take here.

Romney was once again the clear winner of the debate last night, but the one to watch now is former House Speaker Newt Gingrich who continues to give solid performances. Look to see Gingrich emerge as the alternative to Romney. The continuing saga of the sexual harassment story will eventually cause Cain to drop and Perry will remain in single digits until he drops out.


Obama on Top in Swing States - Cain Leads Republicans -
in a Quinnipiac poll released today, President Obama leads all Republican candidates in the swings states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Cain remains on top with Romney in second and Gingrich a strong third. Perry is in single digits and his performance last night will not help him. Quinnipiac has more here.

Keep an eye on Newt Gingrich. he is the most likely beneficiary of poor debate performances by Texas Governor Rick Perry and the continued sexual harassment story surrounding Herman Cain.


Unemployment Claims Drop -
to the lowest level in seven months. has more here.


Partisan Rhetoric Divides Super Committee -
not a surprise as the November 23 deadline to reach agreement on 1.2 Trillion in cuts nears. has more here.


President and Paterno Dismissed at Penn State -
the Board of Trustees had little choice as details were made public of sexual abuse charges against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The NY Times has more here.


Maryland 4th District Democratic Primary One To Watch -
redistricting has created changes leading former Prince Georges county states attorney Glen Ivey to challenge incumbent Donna Edwards. Both candidates are prominent African Americans who will put members of the Black Congressional Caucus in a difficult position as the campaign unfolds. has more here.


Lucas Papademos Named Interim Prime Minister - the former European central bank vice president will lead the interim government in Greece as Papandreou steps down. has more here.


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