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Gingrich: I will tell NAACP to demand paychecks instead of food stamps

Speaking to a crowd at New Hampshire on Thursday, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich suggested that African Americans would rather collect food stamps than find employment. “I will go to the NAACP convention, and tell the African-American community why they should demand paychecks instead of food stamps,” he said, according…

The 5 most bizarre GOP 2012 campaign song choices (so far)

From the apocryphal story of the time Ronald Reagan supposedly used “Born in the USA” at a campaign stop to the time John McCain attempted to use ABBA’s “Take A Chance On Me” to entice disaffected Hillary Clinton supporters, stories about candidates who choose songs based on their titles or…

‘Bunny Ranch’ sex workers endorse Ron Paul

Employees at Nevada’s most famous legal brothel say they are “pimpin for Paul.” Workers at the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel told KRNV that they are endorsing Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul because he’s for state’s rights. “If a client comes into the Bunny Ranch and says, ‘I’m pimpin for Paul,’…

McCain: Republicans ‘have to fix our problems with the Hispanics’

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s newest high-profile supporter says it’s time for Republicans to “fix our problems with the Hispanics.” MSNBC’s Chuck Todd on Wednesday asked Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) if Arizona would be a swing state during the 2012 presidential election. “I think that if not this election cycle,…

Fox News analyst: Obama a ‘vigilante’ for making recess appointments

A Fox News legal analyst asserted on Thursday that President Barack Obama became a “vigilante” by making recess appointments this week. The White House announced on Wednesday that the president would be appointing former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and three others to the…

Santorum: I never said ‘black people’ shouldn’t get welfare

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is denying that he ever said he didn’t want to give welfare to “black people.” In fact, he says he doesn’t even use the term “black.” Earlier this week, the former Pennsylvania senator was caught on video telling a crowd in Iowa that he didn’t…

Perry calls Iowa a ‘quirky place’ after finishing fifth

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Wednesday that he was staying in the presidential race, blaming his poor showing in the Iowa caucuses on the “loosey goosey process,” which allowed Democrats to vote. “This wasn’t a hard decision,” Perry told reporters, according to CBS News. “[Iowa] is a quirky place, a…

Gingrich blasts Romney in New Hampshire

LACONIA, New Hampshire — Former House speaker Newt Gingrich hammered Mitt Romney Wednesday, saying only a “Reagan conservative” like himself can unite Republicans to beat President Barack Obama in November. One day after a lackluster performance in the Iowa caucuses, won narrowly by Romney, Gingrich placed a full-page ad in…

Obama team: Romney is ’25 percent man’

WASHINGTON — The Obama reelection machine mocked Mitt Romney as “the 25 percent man” Wednesday, seizing on the Republican favorite’s inconclusive win in the Iowa caucuses to relish a prolonged nominating race. President Barack Obama’s Chicago-based campaign team seemed delighted that Romney failed to pull off the kind of big…

Gingrich: Founding fathers would have ‘violent’ reaction to pot growers

Newt Gingrich said Wednesday that the founders of the United States would have dealt violently with marijuana growers, despite the fact that they grew the plant for commercial purposes themselves. He said at an town hall event in New Hampshire that decriminalizing drugs like marijuana would increase the rate of…

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