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New DNC ad hits Romney for $10,000 bet

Wasting no time capitalizing on Mitt Romney’s $10,000 bet gaffe, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has released a video Sunday afternoon highlighting the negative reaction the move has received. The new DNC ad includes post debate analysis and Sunday talk show footage that doesn’t portray the former Massachusetts governor in…

Bachmann: ‘It didn’t make sense’ to attend Trump’s debate

Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) appeared on CBS’ Face The Nation Sunday morning, explaining why exactly she wouldn’t attend the December 27th Newsmax debate moderated by Donald Trump. Host Bob Schieffer asked Bachmann if she hurt The Apprentice host feelings for declining to attend. “Donald Trump is a big boy, these…

Frum: Fox News creates an ‘alternative knowledge system’

Conservative columnist David Frum, who was speechwriter for former President George W. Bush, blasted Fox News on Sunday for creating an “alternative knowledge system.” In an article published by New York Magazine in late November, Frum had argued that conservative media like Fox News and talk radio “immerse their audience…

Paul: Gingrich ‘immoral’ for taking taxpayer money from Freddie Mac

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul ripped fellow candidate Newt Gingrich Sunday for taking $1.6 million from the government-sponsored Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, otherwise known as Freddie Mac. During Saturday night’s GOP debate in Iowa, Paul scored one of the cleanest attacks on Gingrich for raking in big bucks in…

Huntsman accepts Romney’s $10,000 bet

Multimillionaire White House hopeful Mitt Romney owes rival Rick Perry some money, according to Jon Huntsman. Romney offered Perry a $10,000 bet during the Iowa Republican debate on Saturday over whether he said in his book that the health insurance mandate he signed into law as the governor of Massachusetts…

Perry: ‘I don’t have memorized all of the Supreme Court judges’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry admitted Sunday that he didn’t know the names of all of the Supreme Court justices, who he calls “judges.” In an interview with the Des Moines Register Friday, Perry struggled for six seconds to remember the name of Justice Sonia Sotomayor. He called her “Montemayor,”…

Bachmann: I’ve been a ‘private business woman’ since 5-years-old

There’s at least one thing about Michele Bachmann (R-MN) that Newt Gingrich (R-GA) can appreciate: She says she’s been a “private business woman” since she was 5-years-old. For the past few weeks, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich — who Bachmann referred to as “Newt Romney” — has been calling to…

Former Gov. Granholm predicts surge for Ron Paul

Speaking to a Current TV panel after the Republican presidential debate on Saturday, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) suggested that Texas Rep. Ron Paul may see a new influx of support. The post-debate panel included Former Vice President Al Gore, Current TV Anchor Cenk Uygur, and The Young Turks…

Santorum asks for ‘any help’ from Palin

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Sunday that he appreciated any help failed Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin can give his struggling campaign. Speaking on Fox News earlier this month, Palin applauded Santorum’s “ideological consistency.” “I reached out to her just to thank her for her kind comments and…

Fred Karger mocks Perry for having ‘most disliked’ ad

Long-shot Republican presidential candidate Fred Karger released a video on Saturday mocking Texas Gov. Rick Perry for having the most disliked video on YouTube. Karger was the first official entrant in the GOP 2012 race, as well as the first openly gay presidential candidate of a major political party. He…

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