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Cain: ‘I didn’t do some of the things that I’ve been accused of’

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain admitted Thursday that he has “made mistakes,” but maintained that a there is a conspiracy working against him, and his female accusers are motivated by money. The former Godfather’s Pizza CEO told Fox News host Sean Hannity that the women accusing him of sexual impropriety…

Gingrich: Children of poor families are lazy, should be put to work

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA), now seemingly the Republican party’s new frontrunner for their presidential nomination, took rhetorical aim on Thursday at an all new threat to America’s economy, one that’s been with us all along: lazy children of poor families. Speaking to a crowd in Iowa yesterday, Gingrich…

Ginger White: My heart ‘bleeds’ for Herman Cain’s wife

In an interview with MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell on Thursday night, the woman who accused presidential hopeful Herman Cain of having a long-term affair described their relationship and apologized to Cain’s family. Ginger White on Monday claimed she had a 13-year affair with Cain, whose campaign has already been hurt by…

Gingrich gallops to huge lead over Romney: poll

WASHINGTON — White House hopeful Newt Gingrich has widened his lead over his rivals, a survey released Thursday showed, as the candidate once left for dead brashly proclaimed he will be next year’s Republican nominee. The former speaker of the US House of Representatives has surged in the polls in…

Warren could recapture Ted Kennedy seat: poll

Elizabeth Warren, a popular figure on the left of the Democratic Party, is tied in a race to recapture the late Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat from Republican Scott Brown next year, according to a poll Thursday. The poll by the University of Massachusetts puts Warren four points ahead of Brown…

Bachmann: Gays ‘can marry a woman if they’re a man’

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachman says it’s fine for a gay man to get married — as long as it’s to a woman. During a town hall event in Iowa Wednesday, Jane Schmidt, president of Waverly High School Gay-Straign Alliance, asked the candidate why same sex couples couldn’t get married.…

Bachmann claims she would close non-existent U.S. embassy in Iran

Speaking to an audience in Iowa on Wednesday, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) claimed that if she were president, the U.S. would not have an embassy in Iran. She was responding to news of the British embassy in Iran being overrun by hardline students, who trashed the place and set it…

Cain to decide in next week on White House bid

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain pressed on in the White House race Wednesday charging Democrats were out to torpedo him, but saying he would decide whether to quit in the coming days. Cain, a former pizza company executive, is fending off allegations that he had a 13-year affair,…

Bachmann suggests intelligent design is a ‘scientific fact’

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says schools should teach children about evolution and intelligent design because “the best thing to do is to allow all scientific facts on the table.” During a question-and-answer session at the University of Northern Iowa Wednesday, Bachmann was asked if intelligent design should be taught…

Ron Paul blasts Gingrich with new ad

Ron Paul’s presidential campaign accused his rival former House Speaker Newt Gingrich of “serial hypocrisy” in an ad released on Wednesday. The 150-second online advertisement notes Gingrich has flip-flopped on climate change and has bashed Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget plan as “right-wing social engineering.” It also highlights his work for the…

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