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Ed Rendell begs Romney to pick Bachmann for VP

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D) on Sunday advised presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to pick tea party favorite Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) as his running mate. During a panel discussion about Romney’s selection for the Republican ticket, CBS host Bob Schieffer asked Rendell if he had a prediction.…

Coulter: Obama running D.C. like Michael Jackson’s ‘Neverland Ranch’

Conservative columnist Ann Coulter says that President Barack Obama has run Washington D.C. like the ranch where African-American pop star Michael Jackson was accused of molesting children. During a Sunday panel on ABC’s This Week, former Obama administration official Van Jones suggested that the middle class would pay more taxes…

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus: Harry Reid is a ‘dirty liar’

The chairman of the Republican National Committee on Sunday blasted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) as a “dirty liar” for suggesting that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had not paid taxes for a decade. In a recent interview with The Huffington Post, Reid claimed that someone who had…

Ted Cruz: ‘I have never seen a Hispanic panhandler’

Fresh off his Republican primary win this past week, Texas senatorial candidate Ted Cruz went on Fox News Sunday to state his case that President Barack Obama’s policies are hurting the traditionally conservative Latino community. “I’ll tell you, in my life, I have never once seen an Hispanic panhandler,” Cruz…

Latest Romney ad insists capital of Israel is Jerusalem

In his latest ad, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney doubled-down on his controversial statement that Jerusalem was the capital of Israel. “As President, Barack Obama has never visited Israel and refuses to recognize Jerusalem as its capital,” the 30-second ad says. “Mitt Romney will be a different kind of president,…

Lindsey Graham: ‘Stupid’ to let tax cuts for wealthy expire

South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday said President Barack Obama’s plan to let tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans expire was “stupid.” During an interview on CNN, host Candy Crowley asked Graham if he would be willing to raise taxes on the middle class if Democrats refused to…

Axelrod calls out Wallace over false claim about blocking military voters

Top Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod on Sunday called out Fox News host Chris Wallace after he repeated a claim made by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney that President Barack Obama was trying to block military voters in Ohio. In a statement last week, Romney accused Obama of launching…

New Obama ad hits Romney on reproductive rights

The campaign to re-elect President Barack Obama released a new ad this morning attacking presumptive Republican presidential nominee Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA)’s record on issues pertaining to women’s reproductive health. The 30 second TV and web ad features women discussing their concern that Romney, a devout Mormon who has firmly…

Maddow: Romney demanded opponents’ tax returns and lied about residency in 2002

On Friday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow waded in to the escalating political battle between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and presumptive Republican nominee for president, former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA). On Thursday, Romney did something which he rarely does, which is to take…

Voter ID critics: Politicians are manipulating the system for their own benefit

It is becoming clear that the wave of new voter ID laws set to take effect in this year’s elections will disproportionately disenfranchise the old and the young, the poor and minorities. It has also been widely alleged that these laws are intended to do precisely that in order to…

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