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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…

Catholic newspaper scrubs interview after priest says children are ‘seducers’

A Catholic newspaper has removed an interview from their website in which a priest said that pedophiles are seduced by children in “a lot of the cases” and the abusers should not go to jail. During an interview with National Catholic Register, 78-year-old Father Benedict Groeschel was asked about his…

Schultz and Maddow pound Scott Walker on Paul Ryan’s auto-plant lie

In this slow-burner of a clip from Wednesday night’s MSNBC coverage of the Republican National Convention, Wisconsin’s Gov. Scott Walker (R) found himself caught in the crossfire between two of the sharpest political commentators on television, “Ed Show” host Ed Schultz and Rachel Maddow, host of “The Rachel Maddow Show.”…

Chuck Todd: ‘Democrats wish they had the diversity’ of Republicans

NBC Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd on Thursday suggested that Democrats “wish they had the diversity” that the GOP was showcasing at this year’s Republican National Convention. During a discussion on MSNBC about vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan’s Wednesday night speech, host Joe Scarborough noted that far fewer Republicans…

Romney adviser: Ryan ‘didn’t talk about Obama closing the plant’

Eric Fehrnstrom, Mitt Romney’s senior campaign adviser, is denying that Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan suggested that President Barack Obama was to blame for a GM plant that was shut down while President George W. Bush was still in office. Ryan’s Wednesday night convention speech has been blasted by…

Bachmann: Vote for Romney because Obama is ‘extremely wealthy’

Former Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is encouraging voters to support Mitt Romney because President Barack Obama is “extremely wealthy” and can’t relate to the “common man.” USA Today caught up with Bachmann at the Republican National Convention earlier this week and asked her how someone with “vast wealth” like…

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