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Ron Paul’s New Campaign Slogan: BLACK OUT

[credit provider=”Courtesy of CNN”] As a protest to his campaign’s lack of national media attention, three-time presidential candidate and perennial contrarian Ron Paul has launched a new fundraising drive with a catchy, collegiate slogan that riffs off the media’s “all-out BLACKOUT” of Paul’s campaign.The BLACKOUT blitz — which culminates today […]
Ron Paul’s New Campaign Slogan: BLACK OUT
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Here Are The Best Quotes From The GOP’s Fight Night Debate

[credit provider=”Courtesy of CNN”] The Republican presidential candidates met onstage Tuesday night for an energetic Las Vegas showdown that provided more than enough fodder to tide us over until debates resume in November.The seven candidates were in full attack mode, pulling out all the stops to take advantage of their […]
Here Are The Best Quotes From The GOP’s Fight Night Debate
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IT’S ON: Protesters Interrupt John Boehner’s Golf Game

[credit provider=”CourageCampaign via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfMoX8MhuuY”] Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner, a well-known golf lover, was noisily disrupted on the links yesterday when Occupy Wall Street-style protesters infiltrated the Newport Beach country club where he was enjoying a quiet early morning round.The LA Times reports that Boehner’s visit to […]
IT’S ON: Protesters Interrupt John Boehner’s Golf Game
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Herman Cain Is Getting Rich Off His Campaign Donations

[credit provider=”AP”] Increased scrutiny into emergent Republican frontunner Herman Cain shows that the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and motivational speaker has been using campaign donations to buy copies of his own book.According to a report from Talking Points Memo, Cain’s has transferred just over $100,000 in cash to his motivational […]
Herman Cain Is Getting Rich Off His Campaign Donations
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GOP Linking New Jobs Bill To Controversial Spending In 2009 Stimulus

[credit provider=”AP”] Republican lawmakers are highlighting some controversial spending from the 2009 stimulus act in an attempt to paint President Obama’s new jobs bill as a second stimulus that could lead to more wasteful spending rather than job creation.On Monday the Senate Republican Communications centre put out a statement titled, […]
GOP Linking New Jobs Bill To Controversial Spending In 2009 Stimulus
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The GOP Candidates Want To Wage War Against The Poor

While President Barack Obama continues to hammer away at the runaway wealth of the top 1%, his 2012 GOP rivals appear to be more concerned with getting more money from the 47% — that is, the percentage of the population who doesn’t pay federal income tax.
The GOP Candidates Want To Wage War Against The Poor
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New York Times To Democrats: Be More Like Elizabeth Warren

The New York Times editorial board published a glowing endorsement of consumer advocate and Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren’s outspoken defence of liberalism — calling on other Democrats to have the guts to stand beside her against Republicans.
New York Times To Democrats: Be More Like Elizabeth Warren
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Jon Huntsman’s Campaign Is Literally Going For Broke

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Creative Commons”] Jon Huntsman’s presidential campaign is almost completely out of cash and deep in debt, just as the 2012 Republican race is starting to pick up.According to CNN, the campaign burned through the $4 million it raised last quarter, and now has only $327,000 cash on hand. […]
Jon Huntsman’s Campaign Is Literally Going For Broke
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12 Awesome Things You Never Knew About Herman Cain

After months of languishing on the sidelines of the GOP presidential race, Herman Cain has skyrocketed to the top of the national polls and now looks like he might actually be a real contender for the Republican nomination in 2012.
12 Awesome Things You Never Knew About Herman Cain
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Rick Perry Finally Goes On offence With Energy Jobs Plan

[credit provider=”AP”] After a month of fending off attacks on multiple fronts, Rick Perry went on offence for the first time in a month today, unveiling an economic-cum-energy policy plan he promises will create 1.2 million American jobs.Perry emerged from the shadows to blitz the morning shows before delivering his […]
Rick Perry Finally Goes On offence With Energy Jobs Plan
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Mitt Romney Raises $14 Million But Still Has Less Cash Than Rick Perry

[credit provider=”AP”] The Washington Post reports that GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney took in $14.2 million last quarter, beating the campaign’s earlier expectations but still coming in behind last quarter’s $18.2 million total.In the weeks leading up to Saturday’s FEC filing deadline, campaign sources have been telling reporters that Romney took […]
Mitt Romney Raises $14 Million But Still Has Less Cash Than Rick Perry
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Perry’s Wife: ‘We Are Being Brutalized By Our Opponents’

[credit provider=”AP”] Anita Perry, the wife of 2012 presidential hopeful Rick Perry, reflected on her husband’s “rough month” today, telling voters in South Carolina that the campaign has been “brutalized” by the press and by Perry’s Republican rivals.In an emotional speech at North Greenville University, Mrs. Perry emphasised the role […]
Perry’s Wife: ‘We Are Being Brutalized By Our Opponents’
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Rush Limbaugh: Mitt Romney Is Not A Conservative

After another strong debate performance this week, Mitt Romney’s chances for winning the GOP presidential race are looking good. He is back on top of national polls, has a stuffed campaign war chest, and is finally starting to make inroads with Establishment Republicans. So what’s stopping him from locking up […]
Rush Limbaugh: Mitt Romney Is Not A Conservative
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Ignore The Doubters: Here’s Why Rick Perry Could Easily Make A Gigantic Comeback

[credit provider=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/ff/Rick_Perry3.jpg” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/ff/Rick_Perry3.jpg”] Texas Gov. Rick Perry has had a rough few weeks. After a meteoric ascent to the top of the Republican presidential field this summer, the Perry campaign has slowly imploded, plagued by dismal debate performances and accusations that he is a racist who associates with Mormon-hating evangelical […]
Ignore The Doubters: Here’s Why Rick Perry Could Easily Make A Gigantic Comeback
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Here’s The Latest Viral Video Of Elizabeth Warren On ‘Class Warfare’

[credit provider=”MASSSTATEGOP via YouTube”] Clearly looking to duplicate the success of their last viral video, Massachusetts GOP is out with a terrifying new attack video against Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren that suggests she is about to launch a violent assault against the rich. The video mashes up clips of Warren saying […]
Here’s The Latest Viral Video Of Elizabeth Warren On ‘Class Warfare’
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SHOCK POLL: Herman Cain Leads GOP Nationally

[credit provider=”FreedomsLighthouse via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZDkacOveF0&feature=player_embedded”] Businessman Herman Cain has risen to the top of a national poll of Republican primary voters, upending the GOP field yet again this cycle.Cain has the support of 30 per cent of Republicans in the Public Policy Polling survey, trailed by Mitt Romney at 22 […]
SHOCK POLL: Herman Cain Leads GOP Nationally
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Axelrod Blasts Romney As Untrustworthy Flip-Flopper

Obama strategist David Axelrod went after Republican front-runner Mitt Romney on a call with reporters Wednesday, saying his record of shifting positions is “appalling,” and that he is “hard after that tea party vote.”
Axelrod Blasts Romney As Untrustworthy Flip-Flopper
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WATCH: The Saddest Flash Mob Ever Protests The GOP Debate

[credit provider=”WeAreSocialSecurity via YouTube”] As Republican presidential candidates sat down for their economic roundtable at Dartmouth last night, a little-noticed flash mob broke it down in front of the debate auditorium to protest Social Security cuts.Rocking New Hampshire Social Security tee-shirts, the rhythmically-challenged voters performed a routine to “Stop In […]
WATCH: The Saddest Flash Mob Ever Protests The GOP Debate
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You Won’t Believe Who Newt Gingrich Wants To Throw In Jail For The Financial Crisis

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Daniel Acker, Pool”] Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich got worked up when asked about the Occupy Wall Street protests at last night’s Bloomberg-Washington Post debate.Gingrich first sought to tie the protests to “left-wing agitators” before calling for the firing of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Treasury […]
You Won’t Believe Who Newt Gingrich Wants To Throw In Jail For The Financial Crisis
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This Is What It Was Like When All Of The Candidates Descended On New Hampshire

[credit provider=”Business Insider”] The 2012 GOP presidential candidates and their surrogates barnstormed Hanover, New Hampshire this evening, putting their campaign spin on tonight’s Bloomberg debate at Dartmouth College.The typically tranquil college town turned into a veritable circus, as campaign teams, the national press corps, and a ragtag group of Occupy […]
This Is What It Was Like When All Of The Candidates Descended On New Hampshire
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Romney Blows Away GOP Field In Economic Debate

[credit provider=”Bloomberg TV” url=”http://www.bloomberg.com/tv/”] The Republican presidential candidates will faced off in the Bloomberg-Washington Post debate in New Hampshire tonight — the first devoted just to the economy.This was the third debate since labour Day, a time in which the primary field has been turned on its end.
Romney Blows Away GOP Field In Economic Debate
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Rick Perry’s Son Says Mitt Romney Is A Christian

[credit provider=”Gov. Rick Perry via Flikr”] Stumping for his father at a Dartmouth fraternity this evening, Griffin Perry, the 28-year-old son of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, responded to the flareup over his dad’s controversial endorsement from anti-Mormon pastor Robert Jeffress.Griffin Perry defended his dad’s refusal to distance himself or repudiate […]
Rick Perry’s Son Says Mitt Romney Is A Christian
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Here’s Why Rick Perry Has A Good Shot At Making A Comeback Tonight

[credit provider=”AP”] Rick Perry has had a rough few weeks. After skyrocketing to the top of the 2012 presidential field two months ago, the Texas Governor’s campaign has imploded, plagued by bad debate performances and accusations that he is a racist and associates with bigoted pastors.Perry has now lost roughly […]
Here’s Why Rick Perry Has A Good Shot At Making A Comeback Tonight
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If Rick Perry Doesn’t Deliver Tonight, His Campaign Is Over

[credit provider=”eschipul via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/eschipul/5047775028/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Texas Gov. Rick Perry has had three chances to introduce himself to GOP voters — and each time he has failed to make a good impression.His campaign has stumbled on issues like Social Security and immigration, and has been forced to fend off accusations of […]
If Rick Perry Doesn’t Deliver Tonight, His Campaign Is Over
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A Centrist Third Party Would Ensure The Election Of Right-Wing Presidents

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/eschipul/5047139291/”] This is the week the showdown starts. The Senate will take up a procedural vote on Barack Obama’s jobs bill on Tuesday. It will fail. Of course it won’t even be voted on in the House, given that John Boehner and Eric Cantor have already declared it […]
A Centrist Third Party Would Ensure The Election Of Right-Wing Presidents
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Rudy Giuliani Confirms What Everyone Already Knew — He’s Not Running For President

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3e/Rudy_Giuliani.jpg”] Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani confirms the obvious — he is not running for president this year.After a failed bid in 2008, that had him embarrassingly putting all of his chips on winning the Florida primary, Giuliani has flirted with another campaign.
Rudy Giuliani Confirms What Everyone Already Knew — He’s Not Running For President
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Here Are The Cute (And Smart) Kids That Will Win Tonight’s GOP Debate

[credit provider=”YouTube”] Move over Mitt Romney. These kids are going to steal the show at tonight’s Bloomberg-Washington Post debate in New Hampshire.The non-partisan Peter G. Peterson Foundation is the official broadcast sponsor of the debate, and is airing ads featuring children explaining the national debt crisis, in order to raise awareness […]
Here Are The Cute (And Smart) Kids That Will Win Tonight’s GOP Debate
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Facebook And Google Are Exploiting The Presidential Race To Advance Their Own Causes

[credit provider=”The White House”] NEW YORK (AP) — Social media companies have “friended” the 2012 presidential contest at a level almost unimaginable just four years ago, hosting debates and sponsoring presidential town halls while remaining indispensable tools for candidates looking to connect with voters in the digital sphere.Giants like Facebook […]
Facebook And Google Are Exploiting The Presidential Race To Advance Their Own Causes
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New Iowa Poll Could Signal The End Of The Republican Race

[credit provider=”Gage Skidmore via Flikr”] Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is leading the field in both early nominating contests going into tonight’s Bloomberg-Washington Post debate, with businessman Herman Cain the nearest opponent in both Iowa and New Hampshire.While he has a 30-point lead over his competitors in New Hampshire, Romney […]
New Iowa Poll Could Signal The End Of The Republican Race
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Mitt Romney, Judd Gregg: Leave Wall Street Alone

[credit provider=”Business Insider”] Mitt Romney wasted no time defending Wall Street today, coming out strongly against the growing Occupy Wall Street movement.Responding to his first question at a town hall in Milford, New Hampshire, Romney slammed the protesters as looking for “scapegoats” for their economic problems.
Mitt Romney, Judd Gregg: Leave Wall Street Alone
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Romney, Cain Lead GOP Field In New Poll, Perry In Third

Herman Cain’s meteoric rise to the top of the Republican field has shown no signs of fading. The businessman and tea party favourite is in a statistical tie with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to lead the GOP candidates, according to a Gallup poll released Monday.
Romney, Cain Lead GOP Field In New Poll, Perry In Third
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Romney Is Far And Away Leader In New Hampshire Poll

[credit provider=”AP”] A new poll released Monday by Harvard University and the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College shows former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney with a massive lead less than three months before the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary.Romney has the support of 38 per cent of likely […]
Romney Is Far And Away Leader In New Hampshire Poll
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12 Huge Presidential Campaign Flip-Flops

Politicians are often accused of pandering to voters, of changing their opinions to fit the current political climate. Accusations of flip-flopping sank John Kerry’s presidential campaign in 2004, and the same problem doomed Mitt Romney in 2008 — and threatens to do it again this cycle.
12 Huge Presidential Campaign Flip-Flops
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BRUTAL: Rick Perry Slams ‘RomneyCare’ In New Ad

Texas governor and struggling GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry is up with a new ad today slamming his leading opponent — former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — over the controversial health care plan he introduced in the Bay State.
BRUTAL: Rick Perry Slams ‘RomneyCare’ In New Ad
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Rick Perry’s Turnaround Strategy: Sleep More

[credit provider=”MSNBC”] Texas Gov. Rick Perry is struggling in the polls and flailing in debates, but his campaign has a strategy to turn it all around — get Perry to sleep more.The New York Times’ Jeff Zeleny writes that after a month of missteps, Perry is “Mr. Perry is re-examining […]
Rick Perry’s Turnaround Strategy: Sleep More
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Here’s The Chart That Will Get Obama Fired

Ezra Klein of the Washington Post has written an excellent treatise on how the American economy collapsed, what the government did about it, and what the government might have done differently that would have actually fixed it.
Here’s The Chart That Will Get Obama Fired
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SNL Blasts Mitt Romney For Not Being Chris Christie

[credit provider=”NBC”] Saturday Night Live devoted its cold open last night to poking fun at the Republican Party’s inability to get behind front-runner Mitt Romney.Jason Sudeikis played a characteristically awkward Romney, and was facing questions from the press asking if he would back another candidate jumping in the race.
SNL Blasts Mitt Romney For Not Being Chris Christie
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If You Liked George Bush, You Will LOVE Mitt Romney’s Foreign Policy

[credit provider=”AP”] Mitt Romney rolled out his foreign policy platform this morning — and it looks remarkably familiar.Addressing cadets at South Carolina’s Citadel military academy, Romney attacked President Obama for forfeiting U.S. military and economic primacy and promised to restore America’s global dominance by increasing defence spending and taking a […]
If You Liked George Bush, You Will LOVE Mitt Romney’s Foreign Policy
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Eric Cantor Calls Occupy Wall Street Protesters A ‘Mob’

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=eric%20cantor&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1317068509&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=df6ec80c670e42e581d03d756bcc2569&dbm=PY2010&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] House Majority Leader Eric Cantor criticised the Occupy Wall Street protesters in a speech to the Values Voters Summit in Washington.Cantor said he is concerned by the “growing mobs occupying wall street and other cities across our country,” and criticised “some in this town have condoned pitting […]
Eric Cantor Calls Occupy Wall Street Protesters A ‘Mob’
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Republicans Respond To The September Jobs Report

[credit provider=”www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/medilldc/5430941803/in/photostream/”] Speaker of the House John poured cold water on the better than expected September jobs report, again repeat his charge that President Barack Obama is campaigning and not working with House Republicans to speed jobs growth.Here’s what he had to say:
Republicans Respond To The September Jobs Report
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OOPS: Obama Fudged The Facts In Presser

WASHINGTON (AP) — In challenging Republicans to get behind his jobs bill Thursday, President Barack Obama argued Republicans have supported his proposals before, demanded that they explain themselves if they oppose him, and challenged others to come up with a plan of their own. The rhetoric in the president’s quick-moving […]
OOPS: Obama Fudged The Facts In Presser
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Steve Jobs, Republican Icon

Never a particularly political figure during his lifetime, Steve Jobs has been rapidly transformed into a paragon of conservative ideals in the 24 hours since his death.
Steve Jobs, Republican Icon
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Herman Cain Open To VP Slot With Anyone Except Rick Perry

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, presidential contender Herman Cain said that he would definitely consider serving as the GOP’s vice presidential candidate in 2012 unless the the party’s presidential nominee turns out to be Rick Perry.
Herman Cain Open To VP Slot With Anyone Except Rick Perry
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Obama Supports Millionaires Tax That’s Bigger Than The Buffett Rule

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/4251318245/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] The White House Press Office announced that President Barack Obama will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. this morning — though no topic was announced.Obama is in the middle of a weeks-long push on his jobs bill, which is certain to take up a significant portion […]
Obama Supports Millionaires Tax That’s Bigger Than The Buffett Rule
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PALIN IS OUT

A day after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie opted out of a run for the White House, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin announced she would also sit out the presidential race.
PALIN IS OUT
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White House Makes Really Flimsy defence Of Obama’s Bank Of America Criticism

[credit provider=”dailycaller.com”] White House Press Secretary Jay Carney walked back President Barack Obama’s unusual criticism of Bank of America for imposing a $5 debit card fee.Obama told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Monday “My hope is that you’re going to see a bunch of the banks say this is not good business practice.”
White House Makes Really Flimsy defence Of Obama’s Bank Of America Criticism
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DEAR RICH: Democrats Want To Hike Your Tax Rate To 44.6%

[credit provider=”Inquisitr” url=”http://www.inquisitr.com/44486/ivanka-trump-marries-jared-kushner/”] The Senate Democratic Leadership announced its plan today to amend President Barack Obama’s jobs plan to include a 5% tax surcharge on the “the richest of the rich,” earning over $1 million a year.The increase would be on top of the tax hike the wealthy will face if […]
DEAR RICH: Democrats Want To Hike Your Tax Rate To 44.6%
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Obama Taps Hillary Clinton’s Popularity To Help Push Jobs Agenda

[credit provider=”ap”] President Barack Obama has drafted Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to help him sell his jobs agenda to a wary Congress and American public. Clinton, the most popular figure in American government, will host Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness on Friday at the State Department to discuss ways […]
Obama Taps Hillary Clinton’s Popularity To Help Push Jobs Agenda
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HERMAN CAIN IS NOW TIED WITH MITT ROMNEY AT TOP OF GOP FIELD

[credit provider=”Gage Skidmore via Flikr”] Pizza magnate Herman Cain, once considered a long-shot candidate in the 2012 Republican presidential race, is in the middle of a major surge.A new CBS News poll, released last night, has Cain at the top of the GOP field, tied with favourite Mitt Romney with […]
HERMAN CAIN IS NOW TIED WITH MITT ROMNEY AT TOP OF GOP FIELD
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CAN HE CLOSE: Will Romney Finally Act Like A Front-Runner?

[credit provider=”AP”] With Chris Christie out of the race and Rick Perry’s candidacy floundering, Romney is once again the incontrovertible front-runner in the race to be the Republican nominee for President — a position he has held, but never embraced.Leading in the polls, Romney spent the better part of the […]
CAN HE CLOSE: Will Romney Finally Act Like A Front-Runner?
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Senate Democrats Want To Pay For Obama’s Jobs Bill With A $400 Billion Millionaires Tax

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/secured_user/Download.aspx?st=dl&id=f8cd0d41c0e64b7382b96fe2cced027d&isgb=false”] Facing opposition in his caucus to the current package of new revenues in President Barack Obama’s jobs bill, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is considering replacing them with a five per cent surtax on those with incomes over $1 million.The move is largely a political stunt, after Reid […]
Senate Democrats Want To Pay For Obama’s Jobs Bill With A $400 Billion Millionaires Tax
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A Heartbreaking Voyage To Find The saviour Of The Republican Party

[credit provider=”AP”] It is official. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie declared — once and for all — today that he is not running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, much to the dismay of media pundits and a bunch of rich New Yorkers.Business Insider made the journey to Trenton […]
A Heartbreaking Voyage To Find The saviour  Of The Republican Party
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White House Accuses GOP Of Pulling A ‘Political Stunt’ With Jobs Bill

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/talkradionews/4012425080/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Senate Minority Leader called Democrats’ bluff on President Barack Obama’s jobs bill today, introducing the bill in full on the Senate floor — only for it to be blocked by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.President Barack Obama has called on Congress to vote on the bill without […]
White House Accuses GOP Of Pulling A ‘Political Stunt’ With Jobs Bill
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New Poll Has Devastating News For Rick Perry

[credit provider=”The Response” url=”http://theresponseusa.com/”] A Quinnipiac University Poll released this afternoon shows Texas Gov. Rick Perry dropping to third place in the GOP nominating contest — a stunning collapse of support after polling in first-place last month.Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney leads with 22 per cent, followed by businessman Herman […]
New Poll Has Devastating News For Rick Perry
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Rick Perry Faces Scrutiny For Defending Display Of Confederate Flag

[credit provider=”eyeliam via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/eyeliam/2751691807/”] Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is facing scrutiny over his family hunting camp bearing a racist name, is now under fire for opposing efforts to remove the Confederate Flag from display at the statehouse.The Associated Press reported today that Perry has consistently fought against efforts […]
Rick Perry Faces Scrutiny For Defending Display Of Confederate Flag
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