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‘Bain Capital’ offers Romney endorsement

Not long before Mitt Romney accepted the Republican party presidential nomination, he received one more endorsement in New York – from his old “partner in crime.” A 13-foot liquid latex puppet calling itself “Bain Capital,” after Romney’s former company, but modeled on the DC Comics supervillain Bane, spoke up on…

Biden blasts Romney’s Bain bailout

The day after the close of the 2012 Republican National Convention, Vice President Joe Biden came out swinging at inaccuracies in a speech given by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and calling Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to account for pressuring the government to bail out help his former private equity…

Human wall stops journalist from interviewing David Koch

Democracy Now reporter Amy Goodman found herself up against a human wall when she tried to ask millionaire Republican booster David Koch one question: Does concentration of wealth undermine democracy? In an encounter she aired Friday morning, Goodman recounted her experience trying to speak to Koch Thursday evening, who she…

Coulter: I ‘laugh and laugh and laugh’ at unemployed youths

Appearing on a Fox News broadcast just after the final speech of the 2012 Republican National Convention wrapped up, Republican author Ann Coulter said the high unemployment rate for American youths “makes me laugh and laugh and laugh” because so many young people supported President Barack Obama. “It’s the one…

Ann Romney: Mitt is ‘used to passing up’ $30 million job offers

Ann Romney says that her husband is “used to” passing up multi-million job offers and that the “poor guy” didn’t even get paid for running the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. During an interview on Friday, Fox News host Brian Kilmeade noted that the former Massachusetts governor had…

Republican candidate assumes women at Ryan event are ‘talking about shoes’

A Republican Senate candidate from Pennsylvania who said that out-of-wedlock pregnancy was similar to rape is being accused of a second sexist comment after video emerged of him telling women at a Paul Ryan campaign event that he assumed they were “talking about shoes.” Pennsylvania Democrats released video on Thursday…

Ann Romney: Clint Eastwood ‘did a unique thing’

Ann Romney says she appreciates the support of actor Clint Eastwood and the “unique thing” he did during his Thursday speech at the Republican National Convention, but she would have rather seen a video praising her husband, Mitt Romney. During surprise, rambling speech in which Eastwood interviewed an invisible Barack…

WATCH: Clint Eastwood gives rambling speech to empty chair at RNC

Clint Eastwood, the secret guest at Thursday’s closing night of the Republican convention, surprised everyone with a head-scratching, ad libbed speech in which he pretended to talk to and make fun of an invisible President Obama on the stage. In an eleven-minute speech, Eastwood bashed Obama for everything from failing…

Michael Moore predicts Romney will win in November

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore on Thursday predicted that Mitt Romney would defeat President Barack Obama in the upcoming election. “I think people should start to practice the words ‘President Romney,’” he said on HuffPost Live. “To assume that the other side are just a bunch of ignoramuses who are supported…

Condoleezza Rice: Chances of strike on Iran ‘increasing’

Chances are increasing that Israel will conduct a military strike on Iran over its nuclear program, according to former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. “I think the chances are increasing,” she told Bloomberg Television anchor Trish Regan on Thursday, adding that a recent IAEA report found Iran was continuing to…

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