James Richard Perry wants to hang his cowboy hat in the White House. The Texas governor announced Saturday at a campaign stop in South Carolina that he was running for president. He was also traveling later in the day to New Hampshire, and planned a trip to Iowa on Sunday. Governor Perry is a shrewd politician who oozes Texas swagger. His rock-solid record is buttressed by his state’s impressive jobs record. But is America ready for another cowboy president?
The Stephen Colbert ad seems to have several targets, among them Texas Gov. Rick Perry, political ads in general, and voters who are influenced by them. In any event, it's entertaining.
Newsweek is coming under fire for a wild-eyed cover photo of Michele Bachmann. The headline calls her the 'Queen of Rage.' But was the rough treatment actually a compliment of sorts?
Charles “Buddy” Roemer is trying to stage a comeback. After nearly two decades out of office, the four-term congressman and one-time Louisiana governor declared his candidacy for president on Thursday in New Hampshire. An old-fashioned, charismatic Southern pol, the thrice-married, twice-divorced candidate may be hamstrung by his negligible name recognition, constituency, and funds.
Although the media baron has adopted a contrite tone in Britain, his flagship holdings in the US have so far taken different approaches to the Murdoch scandal.
The Sarah Palin documentary 'The Undefeated' was never going to beat 'Harry Potter' at the box office. But at one theater in conservative Orange County, Calif., only the reviewer showed up.