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Ron Paul denies knowing of tweet mocking Huntsman

Texas Rep. Ron Paul (R) said he was not aware that the official Twitter account of his 2012 campaign sent out a sarcastic message that mocked his rival Jon Huntsman on Tuesday night. “@JonHuntsan we found your one Iowa voter, he’s in Linn precinct 5 you might want to call…

Gingrich: Founding fathers would have ‘violent’ reaction to pot growers

Newt Gingrich said Wednesday that the founders of the United States would have dealt violently with marijuana growers, despite the fact that they grew the plant for commercial purposes themselves. He said at an town hall event in New Hampshire that decriminalizing drugs like marijuana would increase the rate of…

Romney’s lawyer insists candidate ‘is never wrong’

The lawyer for Mitt Romney’s campaign may be leery on appearing on MSNBC in the future after an uncomfortable interview Tuesday evening. Pressured by Chris Matthews to explain if his candidate had any conversations on ads with the Super PACs endorsing him, attorney Ben Ginsberg provided a strong, yet dubious,…

Fox News blames ‘left-wing blog Politico’ for weak GOP field

Fox News revealed on Wednesday what they believe could be a conspiracy between the “liberal-leaning press” and the “left-wing blog Politico” to make Republican presidential candidates appear weak. “Is the mainstream media trying to spin the election?” Fox News host Gretchen Carlson asked legal analyst Peter Johnson Jr. “There was…

Paul: Gingrich ‘chickened out’ of military service

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul on Wednesday said that a draft dodger like former House Speaker Newt Gingrich had no business sending kids to war. In his speech following finishing fourth in the Iowa caucuses Tuesday night, Gingrich had said that Paul’s “views on foreign policy I think are stunningly…

Perry unsure of ‘path forward’ for campaign

After coming in nearly last in the Iowa caucuses last night, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) said he would return home to reassess his campaign for the presidency, implying that the end might be near for the candidate. “With the voters’ decision tonight in Iowa, I’ve decided to return to…

Gore: Iowa caucuses ‘a good night for Barack Obama’

Hours before the election was called for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, former Vice President Al Gore called the race … For President Barack Obama. “It’s kind of a cliche, I guess, but the bottom line for me was that this was a good night for Barack Obama. I think…

Ron Paul: Third in Iowa ‘nothing to be ashamed of’

At the Courtyard Marriott hotel in Ankeny, Texas Rep. Ron Paul (R) praised his supporters on Tuesday night after finishing third in the Iowa caucuses. “Tonight we are coming out of an election with essentially three winners, three top vote-getters,” he said in reference to Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and…

Maddow: Ron Paul supporters are human beings

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow on Tuesday noted that no Republican president candidate had tried to compete with Ron Paul’s loyal base, even though they were voters just like any others. “It’s like he doesn’t have corporeal form,” she said. “There is never a discussion of whether or not any other…

MSNBC contributor: ‘Rick Santorum is a homophobe and a bigot’

A regular MSNBC contributor says people should stop beating around the bush and just call Rick Santorum what he is. In a discussion on Tuesday about who would win the Iowa caucuses, United Republic senior strategist Jimmy Williams lashed out at the Republican presidential candidate for being “a homophobe and…

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