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Gingrich group marshals hatred of Wall Street for new anti-Romney film

A pro-Gingrich Super PAC released a trailer late last night for a project former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney cannot be pleased about: a half-hour documentary about Romney’s time running Bain Capital, a venture company that bankrupted nearly a quarter of the businesses it bought-up. Produced by a former top Romney…

RuPaul: ‘I’m a one-issue candidate — love, baby!’

RuPaul loves his fans, but he has a message for them: he is not running for President. And to underscore that point, he headed up to New Hampshire this weekend to talk to voters at the Red Arrow Diner in Manchester, a perennial Presidential campaign stop. Confused? According to Yahoo…

Chris Christie to Occupy protester: You’re going down, sweetheart

At a rally for GOP hopeful Mitt Romney Sunday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) called an Occupy Wall Street protester “sweetheart” and told her she was going to “go down.” Romney was first to be interrupted by the chant “Mitt kills jobs!” “You know, it’s wonderful to live in…

Will Obama face blowback for not closing Gitmo?

US President Barack Obama’s unfulfilled promise to close Guantanamo Bay is a lesson in how soaring campaign vows can wilt in the partisan stew and entrenched obstructionism of Washington politics. Stalled efforts to close the war on terror camp also reflect the intricate, and often immovable homeland security state built…

‘Political junkies’ flock to New Hampshire for their ‘fix’

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Every four years out-of-state “political junkies” descend on New Hampshire aiming to glimpse US candidates for president, snap up campaign collectibles, and become smarter voters. See that older man with the Mitt Romney For President baseball cap, the Mitt Romney For President sticker on his jacket,…

Pelosi: Obama ‘should run against this do-nothing Congress’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Sunday advised President Barack Obama to make his re-election campaign a referendum on how little Republicans have accomplished since taking control of the House of Representatives. Last week, Obama responded to Republicans who had criticized him for appointing former Ohio Attorney General Richard…

Santorum says he would love gay son equally

CONCORD, New Hampshire — US Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum, a Christian conservative who fiercely opposes same-sex marriage, said Sunday he would love his son just as much if he were gay. Santorum, who has been strongly criticized for anti-gay remarks in the past, came under pressure to flesh out…

Ron Paul: ‘Entitlements are not rights’

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul claimed on Sunday that Americans don’t have a right to entitlements like Social Security and Medicare. During a debate hosted by NBC, WHDH’s Andy Hiller asked Paul: “In your opinion, what services are Americans entitled to expect to get from government?” “Entitlements are not rights,”…

Huntsman accused of video conspiracy to smear Ron Paul

A web consulting firm claims that a party close to Jon Huntsman’s campaign uploaded an offensive YouTube video to smear rival Ron Paul, according to Politico. The amateur-looking video, titled “Jon Huntsman’s Values,” suggests the candidate lacks American values based on his time spent abroad and adoption of children from…

Huntsman to Romney: While you were campaigning, I was serving my country

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman on Sunday lashed out at Mitt Romney for having the nerve to criticize him for serving his country as the ambassador to China while the former Massachusetts governor was busy raising money to run for the Republican nomination for president. “Governor, you were, the last…

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