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Cain defends accusing Planned Parenthood of ‘planned genocide’

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is standing by his assertion that reproductive health care provider Planned Parenthood is carrying out the “planned genocide” of African Americans. In a March speech to the conservative Heritage Foundation, Cain said the organization’s mission was to “help kill black babies before they came into…

Roberts: Cain is just the latest ‘Not Romney’

Despite his emergence in the polls over the last two weeks, Cokie Roberts still isn’t coming close to considering Herman Cain a legitimate candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. During ABC’s This Week panel discussion Sunday morning, the NPR figure labeled Cain as just another “flash in the pan.” “Herman…

Cain: Smoking ‘dangerous’ and ‘not a cool thing’

CBS host Bob Schieffer scolded Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain Sunday for an online ad that prominently features his top advisor smoking a cigarette. Cain explained that while he doesn’t personally smoke, he didn’t have a problem with Mark Block’s smoking hadbit: “I don’t have a problem if that’s his…

Chris Wallace to Rick Perry: Your jobs plan is ‘terrible’

Fox News’ Chris Wallace told Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry that his goal of creating 2.5 million jobs in his first term was “terrible.” In Perry’s first campaign TV ad last week, the candidate promised to create at least 2.5 million jobs over four years. “Governor, here’s what I don’t…

Cain, Romney in tight Republican race in Iowa: poll

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – Republican White House hopefuls Herman Cain and Mitt Romney are in a tight race in Iowa, which kicks off next year’s presidential nominating contests, according to a closely watched opinion poll published on Saturday. The poll conducted for The Des Moines Register showed Cain, a…

Huntsman’s daughters spoof Cain’s ‘smoking man’ ad

Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman may be trailing in the polls, but he has become the first of the candidates to put up a parody of former tobacco lobbyist Herman Cain’s already-notorious “smoking man” ad. Huntman’s ad features his three daughters in horn-rimmed glasses and false mustaches “Tomorrow is Friday,…

Bachmann: Solve teen bullying by ending Dept. of Education

At a campaign event in Davenport, Iowa Friday, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann used a question about teen bullying as an opportunity to call to abolish the Department of Education. “I think that is an issue that needs to be handled at the local level,” the Minnesota congresswoman explained. “I…

Cigarette-smoking Cain aide dogged by voter suppression claims

Following the release of an ad showing him puffing on a cigarette, an adviser for Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is facing some extra scrutiny — and it isn’t just about his nicotine habit. An Associated Press report released Friday found that Cain chief of staff Mark Block not only…

Romney suddenly morphs into a climate change skeptic

Speaking to a crowd in Philadelphia yesterday, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (R) suddenly changed his position on whether humans contribute to climate change, insisting that “we don’t know what’s causing climate change on this planet.” He added that “the idea of spending trillions and trillions of dollars to try…

Santorum campaign: Aborted babies ‘think’ Cain is wrong

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says “aborted babies” would not support fellow candidate Herman Cain. In a new online campaign ad, Santorum hits Cain for his shifting position on whether abortions should be legal in cases of rape and incest. Earlier this month, Cain told NBC’s David Gregory that there…

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