Baton Rouge, La.—Add $239 more to the budget hole: If things weren’t bleak enough for the state’s fiscal outlook, more bad news came this week in the form of a $239 million federal court judgment against Louisiana.
According to one Tea Party leader, the reason for Mitt Romney’s loss to President Barack Obama is that he was not conservative enough and was “weak-kneed” and a throwback to Bob Dole and John McCain. The President Bush’s were not named, however.
The GOP is slowly releasing the names of speakers for the upcoming convention in Tampa. Today it was announced that former presidential candidate Rick Santorum would address the delegates. Among the other confirmed speakers is former Republican Party presidential candidate U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ).