Archive for August 25, 2011


Exeter, New Hampshire (CNN) — Top GOP officials in New Hampshire are ratcheting up the pressure on defiant state Republican Party Chairman Jack Kimball after he refused to step down from his post Thursday. Hours after Kimball announced during a press conference he would not resign, members of the congressional delegation joined leaders in the state house in publicly calling on Kimball to step aside, implying in a statement they have the votes ne … Read More

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(CNN) — Karl Rove accused Sarah Palin of "thin skin" over a message from her political action committee criticizing the speculation surrounding her presidential intentions. "It is a sign of enormous thin skin if we speculate about her, she gets upset, and I suspect if we didn't speculate about her, she'd be upset and trying to find a way to get us to speculate about her," Rove said Wednesday night of Fox News. The statement from SarahPAC, releas … Read More

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(CNN) — Forbes' Most Powerful Women list of 2011 included six American political figures, with Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann holding the highest spot of any current elected official in the U.S. Rep. Bachmann of Minnesota was ranked 22nd, ahead of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin at No. 34 and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi at No. 52. Three cabinet secretaries fared even better, according to the list released by the magaz … Read More

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