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U.S. to welcome Yemen dictator for medical treatment

Yemen’s embattled dictator said in a televised address this week that he was on his way to the United States for medical treatment, adding that he would not be returning to the country as its leader, but as the president of the General People’s Congress party as part of a…

Fox News host: Gingrich will ‘take the head off’ Obama

Fox News host Steve Doocy used some violent imagery on Monday to describe how President Barack Obama would fair in a debate against Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. “Newt was really able to make hay, and some analyst say, you know, it was his performance in the first and second…

Scarborough: GOP ‘base is revolting’ against Romney

Conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough said on Sunday that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s thumping of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in South Carolina Saturday showed that the Republican base was “revolting” against the party establishment. During a round table discussion on NBC’s Meet the Press, Chuck Todd explained that…

Gabby Giffords announces she will step down from Congress

More than a year after surviving a gunshot to her head, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) will step down from office to focus on her continued recovery. In a video released from her Youtube page, Giffords expressed her gratitude for the all the support she has received. “I have more work…

Clyburn: Gingrich using coded language ‘perfectly’

Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) believed Sunday morning that Newt Gingrich is using racially tinged language on the campaign trail. The congressman was asked by CNN’s Candy Crowley about Gingrich repeatedly calling President Obama a “food stamp president” and other comments that have drawn criticism as being racist. “It’s appealing to…

Boehner ‘may’ hold payroll tax cut hostage over Keystone pipeline

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said on Sunday that he may block an extension of the payroll tax holiday if President Barack Obama does not approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline. “We’re going to do everything we can to make sure that this Keystone pipeline is in fact approved,” the…

Chris Christie: ‘Newt Gingrich has embarrassed the party’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) says that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has “embarrassed” the Republican Party, but former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney never has. Following Romney’s devastating loss to Gingrich in the South Carolina Republican presidential primary, Christie told NBC’s David Gregory that the former speaker just didn’t…

Rick Santorum gets glitter bombed again

Glitter has certainly found a way towards Rick Santorum’s face on the campaign trail. While greeting supporters after a third place finish in the South Carolina Primary, the former Pennsylvania Senator was approached by ‘Occupy’ protesters not pleased over his anti-gay views. “Hate, gay rights!” a woman shouted before throwing…

Romney admits ‘mistake,’ will release tax return

After being soundly beaten by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in South Carolina’s Republican presidential primary, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is pledging to release tax returns for at least one year. On Sunday, Romney admitted to Fox News host Chris Wallace that he had made a “mistake” by not…

WATCH LIVE: The 2012 GOP candidates react in South Carolina

Watch live video of the candidates’ speeches in the wake of the South Carolina primaries, courtesy of MSNBC: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

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