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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Daily Political Wire

George Wenschhof

Romney Pulls Ahead in Florida -
The Miami Herald/Tampa Bay News poll shows Mitt Romney in the lead with 42%, Newt Gingrich 31%, Rick Santorum 14% and Rep. Ron Paul (Tex.) 6%. You can read more here.


Cain Endorses Gingrich -
not an endorsement the other candidates were hoping for and not clear whether this will help Newt Gingrich much at point - has many saying "birds of a feather, ....". Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, beset with womanizing accusations before suspending his campaign, formally endorsed Newt Gingrich yesterday. You can read more here.


Santorum's Daughter Hospitalized -
Just days before the Florida primary, Rick Santorum has returned to Pennsylvania to be with his daughter and family. The three year old suffers from a genetic disorder which over half of those born with the disorder do not survive longer than one week following birth. has more here.


Maryland Governor O'Malley Budget Under Scrutiny -
a new Washington Post poll shows Democratic Governor Martin O'Malley has slipped to an overall 55% approval rating in a state dominated with democratic voters. Not surprisingly, his proposals to increase the gas tax and sales tax are not viewed favorably. The Washington Post has more here.


IAEA Inspectors In Iran -
for a three day visit to attempt to resolve whether Iran is advancing efforts to obtain nuclear weapons. The International Atomic Energy Agency visit comes as tensions have risen between Iran and the West with Iran threatening to close the Straight of Hormuz. has more here.


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