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2011-11-21 09:55:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The candidates may be spending Thanksgiving in Iowa or New Hampshire instead of at home this year as the primary calendar quickly comes to an end with just six weeks until the first votes are cast. As noted last month, each month the story line seems to take a new shift, and yet again this month we have another new story with the rise of Newt Gingrich. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO) Among Republicans,...

2011-11-16 07:35:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Top GOP candidates Rick Perry and Herman Cain are experiencing brain freezes and it could cost them the election. Perry couldn't remember the third agency he would eliminate and Cain's brain seemed to lock up when asked about Libya. Two-time USA Memory Champion and memory expert Ron White (http://www.politicalbraincoaching.com) says, "These brain freezes are understandable because of the pressure and potential lack of sleep, but most...

2011-11-10 12:55:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HighBeam Research today announced that they have been using their online research tool to measure media mentions of the top three Republic presidential candidates, Mitt Romney, Rick Perry and Herman Cain and publishing results in their blog Backstories each Monday. HighBeam Research, which adds over 50,000 new articles from newspapers, magazines and journals to its database each day, has data from May 2011 to present and will continue to publish...

2011-10-25 16:24:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ProCon.org has researched the U.S. presidential candidates and their pro, con, or not clearly pro or con views on 25 controversial issues ranging from abortion to global warming to medical marijuana to waterboarding, with dozens more topics in the works. The results appear on the nonprofit organization's 43rd website, 2012 Election ProCon.org (http://2012election.procon.org). ProCon.org gives the public simple, nonpartisan,...

2011-10-25 15:53:00

Cain Seen As Strongest Leader; Romney As Most Intelligent But: Who Would GOP Voters Rather Have Dinner With? WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Clarus Research Group: A new nationwide Clarus Poll finds that Republican voters rate Herman Cain as the strongest leader, the most consistent conservative, and the best on the economy and jobs of the top three polling contenders. Mitt Romney is seen as the most intelligent, experienced and...

2011-10-24 16:49:00

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saturday Gov. Rick Perry signed the Strong America Now pledge which binds him to tackling wasteful spending in Washington by implementing the waste elimination process Lean Six Sigma. The pledge was signed at the fourth annual Kaufmann Family Barbecue where Perry was the special guest. Perry is the eighth presidential candidate to sign the pledge, but the first who has also signed Lean Six Sigma legislation. Perry signed a Texas...

2011-10-21 09:49:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The debates continue and the calendar is quickly moving towards January when the first voting of the 2012 primary will take place. Each month, the story line seems to take a new shift and this month is no exception. Among Republicans, one in five (20%) would vote for Godfather Pizza CEO Herman Cain in the GOP primary while 18% would vote for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and 11% would vote for Texas Governor Rick Perry. Other candidates...

2011-10-07 14:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "I'd like to thank Governor Perry for his trust in me to continue TxDOT down a path of responsiveness, change and modernization. I look forward to leading the department as it becomes a better TxDOT, living up to the expectations of the Governor, the Legislature and our stakeholders. "Texas is a national leader in infrastructure and transportation system development, and I intend to reaffirm our place among the best, strongest and...

2011-10-07 10:56:00

Jeffress to Draw Sharp Contrast Between Perry and Romney DALLAS, Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Robert Jeffress, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church Dallas will introduce Texas Governor and 2012 Presidential GOP Candidate Rick Perry today at the 2011 Values Voter Summit in Washington, DC. The summit is held annually by Tony Perkins and Family Research Council. Jeffress' introduction will serve as his official endorsement of his fellow Texan, and is a first for the Pastor...

2011-09-27 05:04:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Republicans are continuing their marathon to the finish line that is the first caucus with debates and straw polls. And, as might be expected in such a marathon, the leaders will change as the race moves towards that line. Among Republicans, over one in five (22%) say they would vote for Texas Governor Rick Perry while just under one in five (18%) would vote for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. The nearest challengers are all under 10%...