Pressure is mounting on Mitt Romney to 'go bold' with his VP pick, even if the assumption is that he'll play it safe. A three-day bus tour at week's end is being eyed as a good time to make an announcement.
Haley Barbour, the former Mississippi governor and longtime Republican power player, dispels the notion that the Republican Party is too orthodox, pointing to its support for Mitt Romney.
While arguing that Romney was not as hard on immigrants as is claimed, former Mississippi Governor Barbour said at a Monitor breakfast that 'I would have a different policy' on immigration.
States, eager to save money and adopt alternatives to incarceration, release inmates in record numbers. Is society ready for the surge?
Families like the Kennedys, Bushes, and Romneys will likely ever seek political power – and the public may well respond with a certain star-struck awe. But hereditary ambition and home-grown royalty run counter to the American Revolution premise ‘that all men are created equal.