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Huntsman: ‘Not running’ from support of in-state tuition for immigrants

Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman said Sunday that he was “not running” his past support for in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants. Both former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Texas Gov. Rick Perry have recently been hit with criticism for policies that could benefit immigrants. During a September debate for the…

Schecter: Reagan and the Right made Iran what it is today

RT America is the U.S. bureau of RT, formerly Russia Today. From its Washington, DC studio comes this clip of Peter Levelle’s show “Crosstalk” in which disgraced Tea Party Express leader Mark Williams goes head-to-head against The Real McCain author Cliff Schecter. Sparks fly as Williams criticizes President Obama on…

Obama thanks military members and volunteers on Thanksgiving

President Obama wished the American people a happy Thanksgiving on Thursday, saying he was especially thankful for military service members and soup kitchen volunteers. “We’re especially grateful for the Americans who defend our country overseas. To all the service members eating Thanksgiving dinner far from your families, the American people…

Abusive Texas judge claims child abuse victims are ‘fantasizers’

An Aransas County judge, who was caught on tape brutally beating his daughter, has been suspended by the Texas Supreme Court. Judge William Adams (R) agreed to a suspension without pay while the State Commission on Judicial Conduct investigates the allegations against him, according to The Associated Press. The clerk…

Bachmann may have leaked classified information during GOP debate

Americans probably had no idea that six of Pakistan’s nuclear sites had come under jihadist attack. That is, until Republican presidential candidate spilled the beans on national television Tuesday. During the CNN-hosted Republican presidential debate on national security, Bachmann, who serves on the House Intelligence Committee, revealed that 15 nuclear…

Ron Paul: War on drugs undermines civil liberties

Texas Rep. Ron Paul said during Tuesday night’s Republican presidential debate that the war on drugs should end. After saying the border between Mexico and the U.S. needed to be secured and the welfare state needed to be rolled back, Paul described the war on drugs as “a total failure”…

At GOP debate, Santorum claims Africa is a ‘country’

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum became the latest Republican presidential candidate to misspeak about Africa Tuesday. During CNN’s debate on foreign policy, Santorum said that “Africa was a country,” instead of a continent. Former Bush Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz, who now serves as a scholar for the American Enterprise Institute,…

Santorum: ‘Absolutely’ Muslims should be profiled

At least two Republican presidential candidates at Tuesday night’s foreign policy debate agreed that the Transportation Security Administration could do a better job if they began profiling Muslims. CNN’s Wolf Blitzer noted that former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum had advocated profiling in the past. “Just to be precise, is it…

Bachmann aide frets over people marrying the Eiffel Tower

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann’s new Iowa campaign co-chair recently claimed that marriage equality would lead to people marrying objects like the Eiffel Tower. In a statement on the campaign’s website last week, Bachmann’s Iowa Campaign Manager Eric Woolson said that he was “proud” to welcome Tamara Scott as the…

Bachmann tells Fallon: Trump is ‘everybody’s best friend’

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Monday where she told a few jokes, talked about Donald Trump and even got a few boos from the audience. The candidate said she was in New York for her fourth meeting with billionaire mogul Donald Trump. “He’s…

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