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That Wacky GOP Delegate Math

3:42 pm Mar. 25, 2012

The Louisiana Primary gave Rick Santorum an overwhelming victory on Saturday over Mitt Romney, as Santorum won all but one parish in the Bayou State – but his advantage in the delegate math was small – depending on how you read the Louisiana GOP rules. The one thing everyone agreed …

Gingrich Keeps Going

3:21 pm Mar. 25, 2012

Even after being shutout for delegates in Louisiana – where Newt Gingrich spent over seven days campaigning – there was no hint from Newt Gingrich that he is looking to get out of the Republican race for the White House. Gingrich’s schedule for the next week featured multiple days of …

Supreme Court – Day One Preview

11:51 am Mar. 25, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court begins on Monday a historic three day series of arguments on the Obama health reform law by examining one way the Justices might avoid making a decision on the merits of the law, courtesy of a rather obscure statute from the 19th century. The question on …

Supreme Court Schedule

5:14 pm Mar. 24, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear six hours of arguments spread over three days on the Obama health law, the most amount of time spent on one case in almost fifty years. Here is the rundown of each day’s arguments, with the names of those who will be making the …

Order in the Court

4:06 pm Mar. 24, 2012

As a reporter, covering a case at the U.S. Supreme is one of the cooler assignments you can have in Washington, D.C., but it is certainly a throwback to the past. In other words, no Tweeting, no live blogging, no internet, no Facebook status updates, just a reporter and his or …

Supreme Court Ticket

10:00 pm Mar. 22, 2012

Christmas came early for this reporter when the email arrived from the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday confirming that I have a seat with my name on it for the three days of arguments on the Obama health reform law. “This note is to confirm a press seat for the …

Santorum Looks for Bayou Win

9:28 pm Mar. 22, 2012

After losing ground to Mitt Romney this week in Puerto Rico and Illinois, Rick Santorum has the chance to win back some delegates and momentum, as voters in Louisiana go to the polls on Saturday. While Santorum leads in all of the recent polls, which show him gaining momentum, only …

Romney Takes Charge

10:40 pm Mar. 21, 2012

It was a different Mitt Romney on Wednesday afternoon in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, a day after an easy victory in the Illinois Primary, as the GOP frontrunner seemed to be connecting with his audience and actually took questions from the crowd. Romney had several reasons to be happy …

Romney Wins Illinois

11:57 pm Mar. 20, 2012

It was an easy night for Mitt Romney, who finally got to enjoy a Tuesday primary night for the first time in weeks, as he cruised to victory in Illinois over Rick Santorum, wining by over 11 percent. Romney built a big lead in Chicago and the rest of Cook …

GOP Delegate Math

8:29 am Mar. 20, 2012

Who says every delegate doesn’t matter? While the focus today is on the 54 delegates in Illinois, Mitt Romney gained in the race for the GOP nomination after Republicans in Wyoming awarded Romney an extra delegate and stripped one from Rick Santorum. The maneuvering came after a dispute during the …