Get PJ Media on your Apple

Rich Baehr

Richard A. Baehr is the co-founder and chief political correspondent for the American Thinker. For his day job, he has been a health care consultant for many years doing planning and financial analyses for providers.
Follow Rich:

Arizona: Romney’s Insurance State

Saturday, February 25th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

Even if he loses Michigan, a win in Arizona could give Romney momentum going into Super Tuesday.

Read bullet |

PJ Media Poll: Obama Losing Some Minorities, Independents

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

The numbers show both positives and negatives for Republican candidates.

Read bullet |

GOP Race Is Now a Tossup

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

And the race will not end quickly.

Read bullet |

Romney with Solid Lead in New Hampshire

Sunday, January 8th, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

Gingrich's presence in the race is helping Romney stay in the lead.

Read bullet |

Santorum Appears to Have Momentum Going into Tuesday Night

Sunday, January 1st, 2012 - by Rich Baehr

The final Des Moines Register poll shows the former Pennsylvania senator rising in Iowa. Also, PJ Media Is Going to Iowa.

Read bullet |

The Iowa Lead: Ron Paul Today, Who Tomorrow?

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

What effects will come from his rise and the accompanying targeting?

Read bullet |

Will Ron Paul Be the Next GOP Frontrunner?

Thursday, December 15th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

The Texas congressman is surging in Iowa and closing in on Romney in New Hampshire.

Read bullet |

Iowa Polls Suggest Race Is Newt’s to Lose

Thursday, December 8th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

But it's still not too late for Romney to salvage his recently struggling campaign.

Read bullet |

The Fourth Act of the Un-Romney Circus

Monday, November 14th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

The turn of Newt Gingrich.

Read bullet |

Can Cain Sustain the Big Mo?

Sunday, October 16th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

The challenges ahead facing the new GOP front-runner are daunting.

Read bullet |

In 2012, GOP Could Carry Largest Percentage of Jewish Vote Since Eisenhower

Sunday, September 18th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

Why Republicans are optimistic and Democrats are worried.

Read bullet |

Obama Versus the Strawmen

Thursday, September 8th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

During his jobs speech, the president offered as the alternative to his approach a collection of absurd positions suggesting the Republicans want the end of government. (Also Read: "Is Our President a Plagiarist? Here are the Facts: You Decide")

Read bullet |

Much Ado About a Straw Poll

Sunday, August 14th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

The result of the Iowa straw poll doesn't mean much, but it will hasten the departure from the race of some of the long-shot candidates. UPDATE: Pawlenty Ends White House Bid

Read bullet |

Losers All Around in Debt Limit Debate

Saturday, July 30th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

Ultimately, the political dysfunction on display in Washington doesn't make either party look very good.

Read bullet |

Is Either Side Winning the Debt Ceiling Debate?

Monday, July 25th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

Polls are giving a slight edge to the GOP, but neither party is covering itself in glory.

Read bullet |

Has Michele Bachmann Become Mitt Romney’s Main Rival?

Sunday, June 19th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

A recent poll shows a surge for the congresswoman, but her ultimate fate will be determined by whether Sarah Palin decides to run.

Read bullet |

The Death of Bin Laden and Obama’s Re-Election Prospects

Saturday, May 14th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

What effect will the killing of Osama bin Laden have on the 2012 presidential election?

Read bullet |

WHO Study Used to Justify ObamaCare a Scientific Fraud

Monday, April 4th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

Findings were skewed to show better performance from countries with socialized health care systems.

Read bullet |

Health Care Reform: Death by a Thousand Cuts or Repeal and Replace?

Friday, January 14th, 2011 - by Rich Baehr

Repealing ObamaCare will be a larger undertaking than most realize, and it would help if the GOP had an alternative ready to replace it.

Read bullet |

Senate Dems Walking the Plank on Taxes

Saturday, December 11th, 2010 - by Rich Baehr

There are 21 Democrats who could face primary challenges from the left if they support the president’s tax compromise with the Republicans.

Read bullet |

Huge Losses for Dems in the South; GOP Surges in Midwest

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 - by Rich Baehr

Massive gains by the GOP from top to bottom augur well for redistricting and the 2012 presidential race.

Read bullet |

The Battle for America 2010: What Are GOP Prospects for a Senate Takeover One Week Out?

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 - by Rich Baehr

It looks like an uphill climb for Republicans to take the necessary 10 seats to gain control of the Senate, but the probability of significant gains is still high.

Read bullet |

The Battle for America 2010: How Big a Wave for the GOP in November?

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 - by Rich Baehr

The list of vulnerable House Democrats is growing while GOP chances for a takeover brighten on the Senate side.

Read bullet |

Past Week’s Primaries Strongly Reflect ‘Enthusiasm Gap’ between Parties

Saturday, August 7th, 2010 - by Rich Baehr

Republican primary turnout was two or three times that of the Democrats, and the much maligned tea party movement is one big reason why.

Read bullet |

Another Super Tuesday in the Books

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010 - by Rich Baehr

The takeaway from yesterday is that the GOP looks like a far more diverse party this year than in prior years.

Read bullet |