Buddy Roemer Articles


Americans Elect Gives Up

8:19 AM, May 15, 2012

Americans Elect, the independent organization seeking a credible third-party presidential candidate in 2012, has decided to call it quits, according to a statement from the group's CEO, Khalil Byrd.

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Americans Elect Hits a Roadblock

10:01 AM, May 02, 2012

Americans Elect, the centrist group searching for an alternative presidential candidate to run against the two major parties, has hit a snag in their nomination process. The Associated Press reports that Americans Elect, which will have ballot access in every state, has canceled its preliminary nominating round:

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Roemer Drops Out of GOP Race

11:11 AM, Feb 22, 2012

Former Louisiana governor Buddy Roemer is dropping out of the Republican presidential primary race, but will continue to run for president by seeking a third-party nomination.

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Ex-Aide's Prediction: No Roemer Romp in N.H.

4:01 PM, Jan 10, 2012

In an email, a former aide to Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer predicted there would not be a Roemer romp in today's New Hampshire primary. "I think that Gov. Roemer will do better than expected, but I don't see a statewide shift to his corner," former spokesman Aaron Walker told me. "The governor has a number of interesting ideas in fair trade and the affect of money in politics... I think that people are interested and appreciative, but will ultimately vote for the top tier candidates."

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Roemermentum!

Buddy Roemer surges ahead of Rick Perry in New Hampshire.
10:47 AM, Jan 09, 2012

Just how fluid and crazy has this GOP primary been? Well, the latest poll from Public Policy Polling contains a startling development:

Mitt Romney continues to be headed for a comfortable win in New Hampshire.  PPP's final poll there finds him with 35% to 18% for Ron Paul, 16% for Jon Huntsman, 12% for Newt Gingrich, 11% for Rick Santorum, 3% for Buddy Roemer, and 1% for Rick Perry.

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Game Changer: Roemer-Lieberman!?

Buddy offers Lieberman VP. But Joe says no.
8:14 AM, Nov 28, 2011

Last night, the tail end of Thanksgiving weekend, Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer made a major announcement. “Senator Joe Lieberman’s reputation as a reformer and a man of integrity is unrivaled in American politics,” Roemer said in a press release sent out by his campaign. “He is unequivocally my first choice for a Vice Presidential running mate.”

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Here's Buddy

4:33 PM, Oct 31, 2011

For those looking for Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer, here he is:

It's an effective spot, I think, with useful reminders. "I'm Buddy Roemer, I'm running for president," the ad begins, "president of the United States of America."

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Roemer Supports Occupy Wall Street

5:11 PM, Oct 05, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer has issued a statement of support for the Occupy Wall Street movement: 

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Where's Buddy?

8:09 PM, Sep 12, 2011

Jon Huntsman, Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann, Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich, and Rick Santorum have taken the stage in Tampa, Florida for the Tea Party Express/CNN debate. Moderator Wolf Blitzer announced that all 8 GOP presidential candidates were on stage. But they aren't . . . where's Buddy?

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Roemer Responds to Obama

6:54 PM, Sep 08, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer has just issued a sharp statement in response to President Obama's jobs speech.

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Roemer's Run

8:00 AM, Aug 31, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Buddy Roemer believes he's gaining momentum. "My best fundraising week was last week," the former governor and congressman from Louisiana tells Slate's Dave Weigel. "I raised enough money to buy a ticket to one of Obama's fundraisers."

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Roemer's In

4:02 PM, Jul 18, 2011

Politico reports that Buddy Roemer will officially announce that he's running for president on Thursday in New Hampshire:

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