Buddy Roemer 2012

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Buddy Roemer Drops Out of 2012 Race

Wasn't able to get on ballot in all 50 states

(Newser) - The man you may not have known was in the 2012 race is officially out: Buddy Roemer suspended his presidential campaign today, per an announcement on his website. "After 17 months of a wonderful campaign, the lack of ballot access in all 50 states makes the quest impossible for... More »

Worst Idea of the 2012 Election Is ...

Gail Collins: Americans Elect is deeply 'delusional'

(Newser) - If the worst new political trend isn't super PACs or Donald Trump robo-calls, what could it possibly be? "Since I still have some space here, let me throw in a plug for the terribleness of the idea of Americans Elect ," writes Gail Collins in the New York ... More »

Buddy Roemer to Join GOP Field

Former Louisiana governor to launch his campaign on Thursday

(Newser) - Another contender is set to shake up the GOP field, and we won’t blame you if your reaction is "Who?" Former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer will formally announce his candidacy on Thursday, Politico reports. "We’re ready to move forward," Roemer’s campaign director confirms. "... More »

Gingrich: On Day 1 as President I'll...

GOP hopeful outlines first day in Oval Office

(Newser) - Newt Gingrich is still testing the waters for a 2012 White House run but he's already got a plan for his first day in the Oval Office. Gingrich—one of five GOP hopefuls who met voters in Iowa last night—issued a leaflet listing four executive orders that "whoever... More »

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