After months of travel and living out of a suitcase, after endless days and nights on the exploratory committee trail, there is, for some Republican presidential hopefuls, no place like Good Morning America on ABC-TV
On Monday morning, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum chose the popular morning news and talk show as the venue for his first "formal" announcement of candidacy, as had Ron Paul, Tim Pawlenty and Newt Gingrich before him � though Santorum's "official" campaign kickoff was set for the small Pennsylvania town where his immigrant grandfather once worked.
During an unannounced visit to Rudy’s Hot Dog in Toledo, Ohio, on Friday, June 3, President Obama was caught eating such unhealthy foods as French fries, chili dogs, and an extra bowl of chili. Normally, this would not be newsworthy, except that the President’s diet is the very antithesis of that which First Lady Michelle Obama has attempted to impose on the American people.
Newt Gingrich is a political figure who has been the subject of much controversy. A candidate in the Republican Party presidential primary elections, he is considered to be a GOP heavyweight in a crowded field of candidates. Gingrich, who was Speaker of the House from 1995-1999, and who served as a Republican in the House from 1978 until his retirement, has jumped on the conservative bandwagon, but he is no real conservative, as long known by true constitutionalist conservatives.
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney made his presidential candidacy official June 3 and is the leader in the polls. But despite a lucrative fundraising operation, Romney has a long haul before he can distance himself from his liberal record and convince conservative GOP primary voters that he is heir of Reagan.