Stories by Brian Bakst

Saturday, Aug 11, 2012

Ryan seen as Romney's bridge across GOP spectrum

Even before Wisconsin sent Paul Ryan to Congress, he was meticulously carving a path that seemed to point only upward.
By Brian Bakst

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012

Campaign heads to SC

Rick Perry -- who comes to Aiken today --  is pouring on the down-home charm as he seeks a campaign revival in South Carolina.
By Brian Bakst

Monday, Jan. 2, 2012

Perry, Bachman coming to SC after Iowa vote

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Rick Perry and Michelle Bachmann plan to make their next -- and possibly last -- stands in South Carolina.
By Brian Bakst

Sunday, Aug 14, 2011

Pawlenty ends White House bid

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty dropped out of the race for the GOP presidential nomination on Sunday, hours after finishing a disappointing third in the Iowa straw poll.
By Brian Bakst

Monday, June 13, 2011

Bachmann enters presidential race

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, an outspoken Republican with close ties to the tea party, announced Monday that she is running for president, a candidacy that could ...
By Brian Bakst
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Hyde Park activist not pleased with city buyout offer
Charles Utley, who fought to get Augusta to address contamination concerns in the Hyde Park community, now is questioning the city's offer of $90,500 for his four rental properties there.