Waukesha, Wisconsin (CNN) - Wisconsin's elections spokesman pushed back against rumors a ballot snafu could make for a long primary night Tuesday.
"If there's a long night, it's not because it's ballot issues," said Reid Magney, public information officer at the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board.
(CNN) – Nancy Pelosi would like Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016, the Democratic leader said in an interview that aired Monday.
"That would be so exciting. And isn't she a magnificent secretary of state?" Pelosi said on Charlie Rose's PBS show.
(CNN) – Former Vice President Dick Cheney was released Tuesday from the Virginia hospital where he received a heart transplant last month, his spokeswoman said in a statement.
(CNN) – George Romney was the butt of the jokes Sunday, but it was his son Mitt who took the "Mad Men" heat Tuesday from President Barack Obama's top campaign adviser.
Speaking on "CBS This Morning," David Axelrod derided Romney for espousing policies he said were from another era, using the AMC series set in 1966 to slam the Republican presidential hopeful.
Washington (CNN) - Some new fundraising figures bolster the notion that this year's battle in Virginia for an open Senate seat could be one of the most expensive Senate races this cycle.
Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine's Senate campaign announced Tuesday that they raised more than $2.2 million in the past three months, and that they have $4.4 million cash on hand. The first quarter haul is a jump from the $1.65 million the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee raised in the fourth quarter of last year.
(CNN) – Sarah Palin channeled her history as a television reporter, politician, mother and cultural phenomenon into a new role on Tuesday morning when she became a temporary member of the self-dubbed "lamestream media" through a guest hosting gig on NBC's "Today."
The former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee talked politics with host Matt Lauer, defended Jessica Simpson's recent weight gain and dubbed Tori Spelling an "inspiration."
Washington (CNN) - The Republican Governors Association reported Tuesday that it raised $12.2 million over the past three months. That's $5 million more than the RGA raised during the first quarter of 2008, the last comparable fundraising period.
The RGA's fundraising haul was larger than what they brought in during the first quarter of 2010, when 37 governorships were up for grabs. Twelve contests for governor are taking place this year.
(CNN) – Rick Santorum held the edge in his home state of Pennsylvania three weeks before the state's primary, according to a new poll, but his advantage fell within the survey's sampling error.
According to the Quinnipiac University Poll released Tuesday, the former Pennsylvania senator led Mitt Romney, his chief rival for the Republican presidential nomination, 41% to 35% among likely GOP primary voters. Long shot candidates Rep. Ron Paul of Texas and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich followed with 10% and 7% support respectively.
(CNN) – Your guide to where the race stands for the Republican presidential nomination:
GOP delegate estimate (as of 4/03/2012):
- Mitt Romney: 571
- Rick Santorum: 264
- Newt Gingrich: 137
- Ron Paul: 71
Needed to clinch GOP nomination: 1,144
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