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McConnell Met With Romney

by admin on May 23, 2012

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., met with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in Washington on Wednesday, but sources are keeping the discussion quiet.

From National Journal:

A Senate Republican leadership aide confirmed the meeting, the first announced meeting this year between the two leading Republicans, but declined to comment further. Romney’s camp also declined to comment beyond confirming the meeting.

Romney met in March with Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., who is often at odds with McConnell, and House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis. Publicly, Romney has mostly steered clear of top Hill Republicans including McConnell and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, but GOP aides say GOP congressional leaders have coordinated with Romney’s campaign behind the scenes for months, and the public cooperation between the former Massachusetts governor and Hill Republicans has increased since Romney’s rivals for the GOP nomination exited the contest.

McConnell endorsed Romney in mid-April.

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Political Observers Expect No Surprises in Kentucky’s Presidential Primaries

by Kenny Colston May 21, 2012

Even though the presidential nomination process is effectively over, Kentuckians can still vote for candidates other than Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama in tomorrow’s primary. Republicans can cast ballots for Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, even though they’re no longer in the running. And Democrats will be able to choose ‘uncommitted’ instead […]

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Yarmuth Disses Christie Ahead of Kentucky Visit

by admin May 18, 2012

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Yarmuth: Obama Has Right to Politicize bin Laden Death

by admin May 3, 2012

For most of the week Republicans have been critical of an attack ad by President Obama’s re-election campaign highlighting the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. But Democratic Congress John Yarmuth believes its proper for the president to politicize the issue. The ad released earlier this month features former President Bill Clinton, who says […]

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RNC Jabs Obama Over Jimmy Fallon Appearance

by admin April 25, 2012

The Republican National Committee doesn’t think Slow Jams The News is funny. The GOP has released a web ad contrasting Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney’s victory speech with President Barack Obama’s sketch on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” Tuesday night. Check it out:

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TIME Analyzes Daniels for Possible VP Pick

by admin April 22, 2012

In an ongoing series, TIME Magazine is reviewing the pros and cons of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney selecting potential running mates with a focus on Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels for this installment. According to TIME, the best quality Daniels brings to the table is that he’s a impressively credentialed fiscal wonk who has some […]

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Daniels Reprimands Romney for Negative Campaigning

by admin April 20, 2012

In an interview with the Indianapolis Star, Governor Mitch Daniels admonished Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for running a negative campaign during the GOP primary and advised the presumptive nominee against using the tactic in the general election. Earlier this week, Daniels endorsed Romney for president in the race against President Barack Obama. Republican opponents […]

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Yarmuth Rips Romney Before Louisville Visit

by admin April 19, 2012

Democratic Congressman John Yarmuth has harsh words for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who is scheduled to visit Louisville on Thursday for a fundraiser. On a conference call organized by the Democratic National Committee, Yarmuth highlighted a Romney campaign event at a shut down factory in Ohio. The presumptive GOP nominee tried to tie the […]

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Gov. Mitch Daniels Endorses Romney

by Rick Howlett April 18, 2012

From the Associated Press Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is endorsing presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Daniels, once thought to be considering a presidential run of his own, says he’ll do whatever he’s asked to help the former Massachusetts governor defeat President Barack Obama. Daniels consistently declined to endorse Romney before his lock on the […]

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McConnell Endorses Romney for President

by admin April 17, 2012

Joining other top Republican officials, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., endorsed former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney for president on Tuesday, saying the GOP is united behind the presumptive nominee. Earlier this month, McConnell avoided giving Romney the nod because the Kentucky primary was approaching. But with former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum dropping out of […]

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