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Romney plans to quadruple the size of his California home

3:16 PM 08/21/2011

Mitt Romney’s $12 million, 3,009-square-foot home is apparently just not big or expensive enough for the former Massachusetts governor and his wife. He’s filed an application with the city of La Jolla to bulldoze the puny house and start all over again.

McCain: ‘I do not know’ if Palin will run

1:10 PM 08/21/2011

In a Sunday interview on CBS's "Face the Nation," Arizona senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain said his former running mate Sarah Palin had not asked for his advice on running for president, and that he didn’t know whether she was planning on entering the 2012 race, reports Roll Call.

Rove on Palin: ‘I think she gets in’

2:01 PM 08/20/2011

Karl Rove, former deputy chief of staff in the George W. Bush White House, said Saturday morning on Fox News that he thinks former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin will enter the 2012 presidential race around Labor Day.

Suddenly, everyone wants to be Tim Pawlenty’s friend

4:11 PM 08/14/2011

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is all of a sudden the most popular guy in America. Pawlenty, who dropped out of the race Sunday morning after a disappointing finish in the Ames Straw Poll, is apparently now every other candidate’s best friend. Funny how that works.