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Tebow: Politics ‘could be something in my future’

In Denver, they call Tim Tebow the “Mile High Messiah,” but could Americans one day also be calling him president? Speaking to the Golf Channel’s David Feherty on Saturday, the Denver Broncos starting quarterback said that running for office was not out of the question. “You know for me, it…

McCain: Romney’s ‘self-deportation’ scheme is inhumane

While former Republican presidential nominee John McCain may be a big supporter of Mitt Romney, the Arizona senator isn’t a fan when it comes to the GOP frontrunner’s policy of “self-deportation” for undocumented immigrants. During a recent NBC Republican presidential debate in Florida, Romney explained that he would make life…

Romney: Obama trying to ‘bribe the voters’ with benefits

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Saturday accused President Barack Obama of trying to “bribe the voters” with benefits and “checks from government.” During his victory speech following the Nevada caucuses, the candidate told a crowd of supporters that voters shouldn’t expect a “free ticket” when he is president. “I…

Santorum suggests abortion causes breast cancer

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday suggested that Susan G. Komen for the Cure shouldn’t provide grants to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings because abortions cause breast cancer, a false claim that has been repeatedly debunked. The candidate told Fox News host Chris Wallace that he didn’t agree…

Ron Paul tells Piers Morgan only ‘honest rape’ merits abortion

In an interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan, Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul was asked whether or not victims of rape should have access to abortion services. He said that while he believes that life begins at the moment of conception, the issue is too complex for him to give an…

Maddow: ‘Mr. Romney, you do not always make sense’

The economy appears to be sputtering back to life, showing surprisingly good jobs numbers in January. On Friday, the Dow Jones closed at its highest point since May of 2008. This leaves the Republican candidates — who have largely been building their platform on President Obama’s supposedly disastrous handling of…

Santorum: Iranian nukes would threaten Missouri

During a campaign speech delivered in Missouri on Friday, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum did his best to make his audience shake in their boots with the specter of an Iranian nuclear attack. “Once they have a nuclear weapon, let me assure you, you will not be safe, even here…

Orrin Hatch: Obama thinks he’s Jesus Christ

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) is offended that President Barack Obama quoted scripture to make the case for a fairer tax policy. Speaking to a group of mostly-conservative politicians at the annual National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, the president proved that conservatives do not have a monopoly on using religion to…

Romney: I ‘misspoke’ about the poor

A day after insisting that the media had taken his comments about not being concerned for the poor out of context, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney shifted positions on Thursday, claiming he simply “misspoke.” On Monday, Romney had told CNN’s Soledad O’Brien that he wasn’t running for president to help…

‘Gasland’ filmmaker accuses House panel of ‘thuggery’

Josh Fox, the director of the Oscar nominated film Gasland, blasted the House Science Committee on Thursday after being arrested for trying to film a hearing. He had tried to record a subcommittee hearing regarding groundwater contamination in Wyoming caused by fracking. “This access used to be granted quite regularly…

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