Republican Primary on Townhall

Rich Galen - Tue Jan 17

When political professionals get together to discuss things like ads, campaign tactics, and debates they know the only thing that matters in the end is: "Did it move votes?" ... more

Suzanne Fields - Fri Jan 13

Mitt Romney is learning what candidates before him learned. Small mistakes count, but usually not for much. But big ones can put a man down for the count. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Thu Jan 12

There were no surprises in the New Hampshire presidential primary. The voting results followed expectations and the polls. ... more

Rich Galen - Wed Jan 11

Winning, in our culture, means coming in first. You don't win by coming in second or fifth. You win by coming in first. ... more

Jeff Jacoby - Wed Jan 11

For anyone gauging the Republican presidential contest, this week's most significant poll results weren't the ones tabulated in New Hampshire last night. They were the ones released by Gallup yesterday morning. ... more

Jonah Goldberg - Wed Jan 11

Mitt Romney is the most improbable of presidential candidates: a weak juggernaut. ... more

John Hawkins - Tue Jan 10

Conservatism is more relevant than ever to American life, but much of the conservative movement has grown complacent, lazy, rigid, and out-of-touch. Too many conservatives went to D.C. to make a difference and hung around to make a few bucks. ... more Staff - Sun Jan 8

Everyone’s a pundit in a year like this one, and those who’ve long been talking about the upcoming election have heavily debated whether 2012 will be similar to 1980. ... more

Matt Towery - Fri Jan 6

It will become conventional wisdom over the next few weeks that the Republican Party and its candidates for the nomination have been damaged by the close and surprise finish in Iowa. They will suggest the field is weak and that the failure of a candidate to win a mandate in Iowa would suggest a weak nominee in November. That's nonsense and wishful thinking by some pundits and media. ... more Staff - Thu Jan 5 Staff - Thu Jan 5 Staff - Thu Jan 5 Staff - Tue Jan 3 Staff - Tue Jan 3 Staff - Tue Jan 3

Steve Deace - Mon Jan 2

Sadly, there are only two candidates offering a real means by which to actually undo that which the Left has done to this country for the past 50 years, and not just conservative platitudes. ... more

America - Mon Jan 2

Allegations otherwise are possibly "more propaganda than anything else." ... more

Rich Galen - Fri Dec 30

We know the Iowa Caucuses will be held next Tuesday. A week after that, New Hampshire will hold its primary. What's the difference? ... more

Donald Lambro - Fri Dec 30

Voters go to the polls next month to begin choosing a candidate who can put America back to work and that means preventing Barack Obama from winning a second term. ... more