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Top 5 places Herman Cain dined on contributors’ dimes

Former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and current GOP presidential contender Herman Cain has taken a lot of criticism for the middling quality of the pizza served up by the company he once ran. But recently filed expenditure reports reveal that not even Cain will deign to dine at Godfather’s. So when…

Cain: ‘I’m very proud of the relationship I have with the Koch brothers’

Far from being the folksy outsider candidate, Republican businessman and newly minted “frontrunner” Herman Cain has held a longstanding relationship with an organization funded by the American left’s favorite Republican billionaires: the Koch brothers. So it shouldn’t be surprising that, when confronted about his ties to the activist billionaires who…

Cain: Electrocuting immigrants quip was just a joke — but not really

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said Monday that while he was joking about an electric border fence, he’s not ruling it out as a possibility. Over the weekend, Cain told NBC’s David Gregory that America needed to get a sense a humor about his suggestion that immigrants trying to cross…

Stewart gets evangelicals and Mormons to agree Judaism is a cult

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart Monday helped evangelical Christians and Mormons to come together and agree that Jews belong to a cult. Last week, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney had called on fellow candidate Rick Perry to renounce an anti-Mormon Dallas pastor who he had chosen to introduce him at last…

High stakes for Republicans in struggling Vegas

Minutes from the glittering pleasure domes on Las Vegas’s world-famous Strip, the US gambling mecca’s urban underbelly remains blighted by record unemployment and home foreclosures. And despite the best attempts of Republicans – in town for a TV debate Tuesday — to woo the swing state of Nevada as election season nears, many…

Hard-hit Nevada will be key battleground in 2012

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – A Republican debate will play out in one of this city’s glittering casinos, but the real battleground for next year’s U.S. presidential election lies in the foreclosure-racked neighborhoods that sprawl beyond the Las Vegas Strip’s bright lights. Few U.S. cities have been hit harder by the…

Trump plays birther card at Bachmann campaign event

Business mogul Donald Trump used the opportunity of speaking at Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s “tele-townhall” event Monday to say “someone should analyze” President Barack Obama’s birth certificate. During an answer to a question about China, Trump noted that he had been at the top of the polls when he…

Romney adviser: Women ‘aren’t discriminated against anymore’

A legal adviser to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign recently told Newsweek that women are no longer discriminated against in the United States. Romney announced the formation of his “Justice Advisory Committee” in August. The group is co-chaired by former District of Columbia federal appeals judge Robert Bork. Bork was nominated…

Fox Business reporter: Zuccotti Park is the ‘Marxist epicenter’

Appearing on Fox News Monday, Fox Business Network senior correspondent Charles Gasparino explained why he sees “Zuccotti Park as New York’s Marxist epicenter.” “I did some reporting,” Gasparino told Fox News anchor Jenna Lee. “All you have to do is walk through there to see that there is an underlying…

Cain sings ‘Amazing Grace’ at Tennessee campaign event

At a campaign event in Waverly, Tennessee Friday Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain rewarded members of the tea party with “something special” by singing gospel music. “I’ve got to get back on that bus because we’ve got to go to another event,” Cain told a crowd of about 1,500 supporters.…

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