Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, flanked by female supporters from across his home state of Kentucky, predicted that Democrats would rely on gender politics in their bid to unseat him in next year’s election.
When I heard that Alec Baldwin might be hosting a weekly show on MSNBC, I was delighted: Maybe I wouldn’t have to catch reruns of “30 Rock” to get my Baldwin fix. Let’s hope he doesn’t take any anger-management classes before he starts.
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee , whom polls have shown would be a top contender for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, will announce whether he will take the first steps to enter the race on his program on the Fox News cable television channel today.
A bill that critics say would force most Texas abortion clinics to close moved to Governor Rick Perry after Democrats failed to block a Senate vote and in spite of the biggest political protests at the capitol in decades.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul opposes a national law banning same-sex marriage and federal penalties for drug offenders. He’s said there could be “thousands of exceptions” to any abortion ban. And the Kentucky Republican questions the costs of federal farm subsidies.
Mitt Romney shrugged off an interruption from a building’s fire alarm as he made his first presidential campaign appearances of the year in Iowa today, exploring a more robust presence in the state after Mike Huckabee said he won’t seek the 2012 Republican nomination.