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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…

Santorum: Dead foreign scientists a ‘wonderful thing’

In Rick Santorum’s world, the culture of life apparently doesn’t extend to the scientific community. The Republican presidential candidate told supporters in Greenville, South Carolina that it was a “wonderful thing” when scientists in Iran lose their lives. “On occasion, scientists working on the nuclear program in Iran turn up…

Carville: Smoking Cain aide was ‘drunk or stoned’

Democratic strategist James Carville is sure that Herman Cain’s campaign manager was on something besides nicotine when he decided to smoke in a campaign ad. “If that guy wasn’t drunk, I hadn’t taken a drink in my life,” Carville said of Cain chief of staff Mark Block. “He was high…

Romney atop Republican field in key states: poll

WASHINGTON — The race for the Republican presidential nod looked Wednesday to be Mitt Romney’s to lose, with a new public opinion poll showing the former Massachusetts governor ahead in four key early voting states. But the CNN/Time survey found the race for the party’s nomination to take on President…

Perry swears he’s not a birther after all

After several days of quotes that suggesting President Barack Obama might not be a U.S. citizen, Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry is finally denying that he’s a birther. In an interview published in PARADE magazine Sunday, Perry explained he “[didn't] know” if Obama’s birth certificate was real. “I had dinner…

Romney: ’110% behind’ Ohio anti-union bill

A day after refusing to comment on an Ohio bill that would limit the collective bargain rights of public employees, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Wednesday that he supports the measure “110 percent.” Romney was working at Ohio Republican Party phone bank Tuesday when he was asked about Issue…

Georgia served Cain with lien for failing to pay 2006 income taxes

There may be a reason Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain objects to the current tax code. The state of Georgia served the multimillionaire with a tax lien in 2008 because he failed to pay his 2006 state income taxes, according to documents obtained by The Daily Beast. Spokesman J.D. Gordon…

Michael Moore: Obama first term ‘heartbreaking’

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore told BBC’s Richard Bacon that most of President Barack Obama’s first term had been “heartbreaking” and a “disappointment.” “He did not come into office like I hoped that he would,” Moore admitted. “To to do what Franklin Roosevelt did in his first few months, where he…

Jay Smooth parodies new Herman Cain ad

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain strange new campaign ad, which features his chief of staff talking about the candidate and blowing smoke into the camera, quickly became an online sensation after it was discovered on Monday. Radio personality Jay Smooth decided to make his own Herman Cain ad in the…

Ron Paul: I want to repeal Roe v. Wade

Republican Rep. Ron Paul of Texas told CBN’s David Brody that he wants to repeal the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which upheld a woman’s right to an abortion until the fetus is viable outside the womb. Paul, a presidential candidate and libertarian, has gained an enthusiastic following…

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