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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…

Rep. Barney Frank: Democrats have gained inertia

Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank (D) said that Democrats in Congess had stolen inertia from Republicans thanks to the failure of the deficit “super committee.” The 12-member committee failed to reach an agreement on how to reduce the deficit, triggering automatic cuts to defense spending and other programs. “For those of…

Sen. Bernie Sanders: GOP lost in ‘super committee’ failure

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said Monday that the American people were the winners and the Republicans were the losers in the failure of the “super committee.” The 12-member congressional panel announced Monday that they were unable to create a federal budget to cut U.S. deficits by at least $1.2 trillion…

Sen. Kerry: Grover Norquist was 13th member of ‘super committee’

Sen. John Kerry on Monday said Republicans prevented the debt “super committee” from reaching a deal in time because of their unwillingness to raise taxes. The 12-member congressional panel announced Monday that they were unable to create a federal budget to cut U.S. deficits by at least $1.2 trillion over…

Ron Paul gets ‘mic checked’ by New Hampshire protesters

Texas Rep. Ron Paul (R) received a “mic check” from protesters affiliated with the “Occupy Wall Street” movement at town hall event in Keene, New Hampshire on Monday. “We are the 99 percent,” they shouted. “We will be heard. There are criminals on Wall Street who walk free. There are…

Romney admits destroying government records to thwart ‘opposition research team’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney admitted Monday that he and his team had destroyed official government records for purely political reasons. WCVB-TV reported Friday that as Romney’s term as governor Massachusetts was ending, all of his administration’s emails were wiped from the servers. At the same time, eleven of his…

Romney: Cut health care for the poor, not defense spending

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday suggested using drastic cuts to health care for the poorest Americans to fund the Department of Defense. Speaking to employees of BAE Systems, one of the nation’s largest defense contractors, the candidate said that President Barack Obama and members of the “super committee”…

Norquist: GOP won’t be ‘fooled’ into raising taxes

As a Congressional “super committee” tasked with cutting the deficit on the verge of failure, anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist insisted in a series of interviews Monday that it wasn’t his fault. Norquist told CNN’s Carol Costello that Republicans were willing to “compromise” with Democrats as long as additional tax revenues…

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