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Soledad O’Brien grills Romney adviser over ‘completely contradictory’ foreign policy

CNN host Soledad O’Brien on Monday held Romney senior campaign adviser Tara Wall’s feet to the fire on the former Massachusetts governor “completely contradictory” positions about whether Israel and the Palestinians could live in peace. In a secretly recorded video published by Mother Jones last month, Romney had told a…

O’Reilly post-debate: ‘I’m not going to name’ political assassins

Appearing Sunday morning on ABC News, Republican talk show host Bill O’Reilly refused to name people he referred to as “political assassins” during a Saturday night debate with comedian Jon Stewart. RELATED: Watch: Jon Stewart debates ‘mayor of Bullshit Mountain’ Bill O’Reilly “That’s kinda dangerous territory for anyone in political…

Third-party candidates press on with their own debates

Despite being dismissed by at least one of the country’s two major political parties, third-party presidential candidates engaged in their own debates this week. Saturday, the National Public Radio program All Things Considered hosted a discussion between Green Party candidate Jill Stein and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, who…

Gingrich slams Romney’s debate honesty: ‘It’s clear he changed’ on tax cuts

Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Sunday admitted that GOP hopeful Mitt Romney had “changed” positions during last week’s debate when he claimed that he had not proposed a $5 trillion tax cut. “I don’t have a $5 trillion tax cut,” Romney had insisted on Wednesday. “I don’t have…

Matalin rages at Krugman: You ‘lied’ about Ryan proposing vouchers for Medicare

Republican strategist Mary Matalin on Sunday attempted to lecture Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman, saying he had “lied” by claiming Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan’s wanted to turn Medicare into a voucher system. During panel discussion on ABC’s This Week, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan asserted that Republican…

Gibbs: Romney will ‘battle Sesame Street’ and ‘let Wall Street run hog wild’

Obama senior campaign adviser Robert Gibbs says that GOP hopeful Mitt Romney’s debate performance was “theatrical” but only proved that the Republican nominee would take “the battle straight to Sesame Street and let Wall Street run hog wild.” “Gov. Romney had a masterful, theatrical performance just this last week, but…

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus: Gary Johnson is a ‘non-factor’

Although former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson is gaining in the polls and is expected to be on the ballot in all 50 states as third-party presidential candidate, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus insisted on Sunday that the libertarian was a “non-factor.” During an interview with Priebus on CNN,…

Big Bird says Mitt Romney made him famous

Though he’s been a mainstay on Sesame Street for decades, Big Bird said getting name-dropped by Mitt Romney this past week made him feel like he’s famous. “I was walking down the street and I felt like everybody recognized me,” he said during a rare nighttime sojourn, an appearance on…

Chris Wallace falsely claims it’s ‘not true’ Romney proposed $5 trillion tax cut

Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday agreed with GOP hopeful Mitt Romney’s claim during last week’s presidential debate that the Republican nominee had not proposed a $5 trillion tax cut. “I don’t have a $5 trillion tax cut,” Romney had said on Wednesday. “I don’t have a tax cut…

Republican congressman Paul Broun dismisses evolution and other theories

A Republican who sits on the House of Representatives science committee has dismissed evolution and other theories as “lies straight from the pit of hell” A Republican congressman who sits on the science committee of the House of Representatives has dismissed evolution, the Big Bang theory and embryology as “lies…

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