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Axelrod: Romney is only an ‘economic heavyweight’ in a fun house mirror

David Axelrod, President Barack Obama’s top campaign advisor, fired back at Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney Sunday morning for criticizing Obama’s cabinet over the rise in gas prices. Axelrod was asked by Face The Nation host Bob Schieffer about Romney advocating for the firing of Energy Secretary David Chu, Environmental Protection…

Santorum: Obama ‘exposing children’ to risk from porn

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday defended his promise to “vigorously” fight a war on pornography by accusing President Barack Obama’s administration of “exposing children” to risk by not enforcing existing laws. In an undated statement on his official website, the former Pennsylvania senator asserted that “America is suffering…

Santorum: Romney’s dog an ‘issue of character’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says it’s fair to criticize former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for putting his dog on top of his car because because it speaks to his character. According to a 2007 Boston Globe profile of the Massachusetts Republican, Romney’s oldest son, Tagg, yelled, “Gross!” as he…

Romney: ‘No question’ Obama wanted higher gas prices

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Sunday said that there was “no question” President Barack Obama had a plan to raise gas prices when he took office. “When he ran for office, he said he wanted to see gas prices go up,” the candidate told Fox News host Bret Baier.…

Obama celebrates St. Patrick’s Day by drinking Guinness at local pub

Making sure he gets the most out of St. Patrick’s Day, President Barack Obama decided to drink a glass of Guinness beer at a local Irish pub in Washington D.C. Video from Associated Press, from March 17, 2012.…

Michael Steele: Romney can’t clinch the nomination before the convention

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign has taken to proclaiming that the math is on his side, and that even if he loses some primaries by narrow margins his count of delegates will continue growing. A Romney victory is not a sure thing, however. Even former Republican National Committee Chair…

Westboro releases ‘You Might Be a Slut’ ad for Limbaugh’s show

Note: This report has been updated with remarks from the Westboro Baptist Church. A church in Topeka, Kansas famous for its “God Hates Fags” protests is hoping to take their message to millions of dittoheads across the U.S. The Westboro Baptist Church on Friday released two advertisements that they hope…

Obama campaign film contains $25 billion error on auto bailouts

The Obama 2012 campaign has released a short film called “The Road We’ve Traveled,” detailing the challenges faced by President Barack Obama’s administration from day one through the start of the campaign. But it’s not all roses for team Obama: part of the film contains a gross inaccuracy. Specifically, it…

Daily Show blasts U.S. decision to cut UNESCO funding

In a special two-part segment on Thursday night’s The Daily Show, correspondent John Oliver took an in-depth look at the U.S. government’s decision to block funding to the relief group UNESCO. First, Oliver meets with former Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL), who informs him that under 1990′s Public Law 103-236, the…

Sen. Inhofe tells Maddow: Environmentalists have more money than the energy industry

Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) said Thursday night that environmentalists spent far more money lobbying than the energy industry. While he was debating his latest book, The Greatest Hoax, with MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, she confronted him about the fact that the energy companies were his top campaign donors. Inhofe replied…

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