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Ann Romney: ‘I know what it’s like to struggle’

Ann Romney said on Thursday that she could sympathize with working women because she knows “what it’s like to struggle.” The wife of likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney appeared on Fox News on Thursday to respond to CNN contributor Hillary Rosen, who recently said that Ann Romney had “actually…

Trayvon’s mother: Zimmerman’s family is hurting, but we lost our son

Trayvon Martin’s mother and father, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton appeared on “The Today Show” on Thursday morning along with their attorney, Benjamin Crump to discuss the arrest and charges filed against the man who shot their son, George Zimmerman, Jr. Zimmerman has been charged with second degree murder, which…

Michelle Obama announces her endorsement of Obama for 2012 on Colbert Report

First Lady Michelle Obama was the featured guest on Wednesday night’s episode of “The Colbert Report.” Host Stephen Colbert asked Obama about her work with Joining Forces, a support group for military families, and the importance of hiring veterans. “These people,” she said of veterans, “are some of the most…

Romney: Santorum ‘on my list’ for VP

It seems like probable Republican nominee Mitt Romney has already forgotten that former rival Rick Santorum recently called him a liar and the “worst Republican in the country.” During a town hall-style event in Warwick, Rhode Island on Wednesday, Romney insisted that he had not ruled out the former Pennsylvania…

Maddow: GOP has repeatedly failed to refute ‘war on women’

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow on Wednesday night explained how Republicans had tried but failed to refute the assertion that they were waging a “war on women.” “The problem with women voters is the problem Republicans have been trying to fix,” she said, noting that a very large percent of women…

Raw Story’s Megan Carpentier on Rep. West ‘communists in Congress’ remark

Megan Carpentier, the executive editor of Raw Story, said on The Young Turks Wednesday that claiming Democrats are members of the Communist Party was not particularly outrageous in today’s political climate, considering how often unsubstantiated smears get thrown around. Rep. Allen West (R-FL), a tea party favorite, said Tuesday that…

Gingrich: Me dropping out just ‘a Washington, New York fixation’

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Wednesday that he would continue to campaign until Mitt Romney obtained all the delegates he needed to win the nomination. “I was in North Carolina yesterday,” he told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “Not a single person asked me to drop out and many, many people…

Romney: Women ‘have gone back 20 years’ under Obama

Likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Wednesday continued to blast President Barack Obama by insisting that women account for 92.3 percent of the job losses in his first term, a claim that fact checking organizations have called false or misleading. Surrounded by a group of women at a business…

RNC chair: ‘I’ll double down’ on comparing women to caterpillars

The chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC) on Wednesday refused to “walk back” claims that the Republican “war on women” was as fictional as a “war on caterpillars.” In a interview that last week, Bloomberg TV’s Al Hunt asked RNC Chairman Reince Priebus how big of a problem it…

Gingrich complains he ‘can’t afford teleprompters’ after bouncing $500 check

Struggling Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Wednesday joked that he couldn’t even buy a teleprompter after his campaign recently bounced a $500 check. Utah Elections Director Mark Thomas told The Salt Lake Tribune that Gingrich gave the state a $500 check in March to cover election filing fees, but…

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