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Still undeclared candidate, Republican Mitt Romney

Smart v. Stupid: Republican presidential candidates don't want Dick Armey's Tea Party to ruin their future electability. So they wait... Read more»

Former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels

While Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels coyly dodges questions about his presidential intentions, he quietly raised more money for his state political action committee than any other potential 2012 Republican candidate. Read more»

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels served a decade with pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly.

In Daniels' decade at Eli Lilly, the company was illegally marketing its osteoporosis drug, Evista, as well as the antipsychotic Zyprexa, putting tens of thousands of patients in harm’s way. Read more»

A reinactor who adored being adored.

CPAC was a circus. When they weren't blaming liberals, Democrats, and public servants, they were all too happy to fight amongst themselves. Read more»

Sen.-elect Rand Paul (R-KY), above on election night, believes the government should intervene when it comes to pregnant women—forcing them to continue their pregnancy, even in cases of incest or rape. In fact, by the latest count, the midterm elections brought 44 more antiabortion votes to the House and six more votes to Senate.

Now that the midterm elections are over and a sizable number of conservatives have won office based on promises to shrink the government, you might think that economic issues have trumped social-cultural issues in the public mind. Not so fast. Read more»

Arizona State Sen. Russell Pearce

Huge budget shortfalls are prompting a handful of states to begin discussing a once-unthinkable scenario: dropping out of the Medicaid insurance program for the poor. Read more»