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Romney: ‘Take our message to the women of America’

Following a recent poll that showed President Barack Obama with a 2-1 lead among female voters in swing states, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Sunday said that his campaign would “take our message to the women of America.” A USA Today/Gallup survey of 12 of the top battleground states…

Paul Ryan helps pull April Fool’s Day prank on Romney

President Barack Obama’s chief political opponent got pranked on April Fool’s Day this year, and not just pranked by anyone. Appearing in Milwaukee on Sunday afternoon, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (R) was prepared to address an affluent group of Republicans for a campaign brunch, but his staff warned that…

Dem Rep: ‘Stand your ground’ is ‘kill at will’

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) showed no signs of holding back her sentiments on Florida’s “Stand our Ground” laws Sunday morning, slamming the legislation in the midst of the Trayvon Martin shooting. Maloney appeared on MSNBC’s Up with Chris Hayes and expressed her fears over the law. “I would call these…

Santorum: GOP thinks voters ‘need Mitt Romney shoved down their throat’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says that GOP leaders are making a mistake by “trying to convince the Republicans across this country that they need Mitt Romney shoved down their throat.” In an interview on Sunday, the former Pennsylvania senator told NBC host Savannah Guthrie that he wasn’t getting out…

Coulter: Martin’s killing ‘does not implicate Stand Your Ground law’

Ann Coulter on Sunday was anxious to defend Florida’s so-called “Stand Your Ground” law, arguing that it should not be a part of the debate in the killing of an unarmed African-American teen. The conservative firebrand told an ABC News panel that no matter which side of the story you…

Ron Paul: I’m trying to save the GOP from itself

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul said Sunday that he was intent on bringing the Republican Party back to its founding principles of limited government. “I think Republicans have dug a hole for themselves because they’re trying to out-militarize the President, saying we should do more,” he said on CBS News’…

Biden: Reconsider gun laws after Trayvon Martin killing

Vice President Joe Biden says that he expects a fresh debate over Florida’s “State Your Ground” law, which is being used to defend neighborhood watchmen George Zimmerman after he killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. “I think the governor of Florida was correct and the president was correct in saying we should…

Paul Ryan: ‘I totally misspoke’ by calling generals liars

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Sunday said he had made a mistake by suggesting America’s top military brass were being dishonest when they said they supported President Barack Obama’s budget cuts. “I totally misspoke,” Ryan admitted to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. “It was not the impression I meant…

Howard Dean: Striking down individual mandate will help Obama

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (D) on Sunday predicted that if the United States Supreme Court strikes down a key part of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law, it could actually benefit him in the 2012 general election. Dean told Fox News host Chris Wallace that the Affordable Care…

Obama urges Congress to pass ‘Buffett rule’

President Barack Obama on Saturday called on Congress to pass the “Buffett rule” tax, which would require those earning more than $1 million per year to pay at least a 30 percent effective tax rate on their income. The Paying a Fair Share Act would establish the so-called “Buffett rule,”…

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