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Romney: ‘Big Bird is going to have advertisements’

If Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has his way then toddlers could be getting a dose of fast food advertising with their Bert and Ernie. During a campaign event in Clinton, Iowa Wednesday, the former Massachusetts governor told supporters that there were a number of things he would do to…

After promising no teleprompters, Bachmann reads speech from iPad instead

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has found a loophole in her pledge not to use teleprompters. At a campaign stop in Creston, Iowa Wednesday, the candidate read her campaign speech directly from an iPad tablet computer. “I have a statement I would like to read before I open up and…

Independent group tells Iowans to ‘vote rogue’ for Palin

One group in Iowa is keeping their dream of a Sarah Palin presidency alive. An independent group released a radio ad on Wednesday morning encouraging the state’s Republicans to “vote rogue” for the former governor of Alaska during the January 3rd caucus. “Are you unhappy with the current GOP field?” the…

Fox analyst: Occupy protesters like ‘hobos, tramps and bums’

One Fox News analyst says that he may one day nostalgically look back on the Occupy protest movement, comparing them to hobos, tramps, bums and yippies. On Tuesday, activists declared their intention to ‘Occupy the Caucus’ in Iowa by protesting at the campaign offices of Democratic President Barack Obama and…

Perry’s abortion ‘transformation’: No exceptions for rape or incest

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry on Tuesday declared that had undergone a “transformation” and no longer supported abortion in cases of rape or incest. During a campaign event in Iowa, Full Faith Christian Center pastor Joshua Verwers noted that Perry used to believe that abortion was acceptable for victims of…

Gingrich responds to Romney attack: ‘Say it to my face’

Newt Gingrich appeared today on CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer to discuss his campaign’s mishandling of the Virginia primary as well as to discuss disparaging remarks that Mitt Romney made about Gingrich earlier today. Romney was at a campaign stop when he was questioned about the Gingrich campaign’s…

Romney claims that ‘you can get a photo ID free’ for voting

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney asserted Tuesday that photo IDs were free to all voters and that Attorney General Eric Holder had made a “very serious error” by blocking a South Carolina law that requires an ID to vote. In blocking the South Carolina law Friday, the Justice Department said…

Santorum: ‘Send a message to the man’ by voting for me

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is advising Iowans that by giving him their vote, they can “stick it” to the man. Speaking to a crowd of supporters in Iowa Tuesday, the former Pennsylvania senator accused President Barack Obama of “nasty, personal, divisive, unfair accusations.” “That’s why I’m asking for your…

Perry bills Texas taxpayers over $1 million while touring country

Running for president can be expensive. Thankfully, the taxpayers are here to foot the bill. Okay, that’s not exactly true, especially for private citizens hoping to land a new job in public office. But it does seem to be at least partially true for Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), who…

Perry pushes for part-time Congress in new ad

Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s latest campaign advertisement in Iowa calls for a part-time Congress and knocks four fellow GOP presidential hopefuls who’ve served there. “If Washington’s the problem, why trust a congressman to fix it? Among them, they’ve spent 63 years in Congress, leaving us with debt, earmarks, and bailouts.…

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