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Tony Bennett apologizes for 9/11 comments

The next time Tony Bennett performs his song “This is All I Ask,” requesting that an apology be accepted for his comments on 9/11 maybe included. The 85-year-old singer apologized for his comments made on Howard Stern’s Sirius XM radio show Monday evening after the host asked him how he…

Ron Paul wins 2012 California straw poll

Presidential candidate and Texas Congressman Ron Paul won a California straw poll by a large margin, the state Republican Party announced Saturday night. Paul won with 44.9 percent of the votes, Texas Gov. Rick Perry came in second with 29.3 percent, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney came in third with…

‘Let him die’ incident used for pro-health care ad campaign

A Democrat-affiliated group has turned the “let him die” incident during the CNN/Tea Party debate into an online ad campaign targeting eight Republican presidential candidates. During the debate on Monday night, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) if society should just let a man die if he was…

Ron Paul’s latest ad slams Rick Perry as ‘Al Gore’s Texas cheerleader’

Congressman Ron Paul’s presidential campaign released a new advertisement on Tuesday that attacks his rival Texas Gov. Rick Perry for his involvement in Al Gore’s 1988 presidential bid. The ad also highlights Paul’s early support for former President Ronald Reagan The 60-second spot will be aired in New Hampshire and…

Ron Paul’s new ad: ‘The one who can beat Obama’

Texas Congressman Ron Paul’s latest television advertisement lumps his Republicans rivals together with Democrats and claims he is the only GOP presidential candidate that can defeat President Barack Obama in 2012. The 1-minuted ad, called “The One,” will air in Iowa and New Hampshire. A campaign spokesman said the ad…

Ron Paul got ‘shafted’ by the media: Politico’s Roger Simons

Politico’s chief columnist, Roger Simon, on Monday accused the media of under-reporting Congressman Ron Paul’s significant achievement in the Ames Straw Poll. Paul came in second place in the Ames Straw Poll, with 4,671 votes, barely falling below Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s 4,823 votes. But the media has almost exclusively focused…

Poll: Ron Paul within ‘hailing’ distance of Obama

Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) is within “hailing” distance of President Obama, according to a poll released Friday. The latest telephone survey by the conservative-leaning Rasmussen Reports puts Paul only 4 points behind Obama at 37 percent to the president’s 41 percent, doing better than a majority of the other Republican…

Texas Rep. Ron Paul wins another presidential straw poll

Republican Congressman Ron Paul won the latest straw poll to gauge popularity ahead of the 2012 presidential race in a key South Carolina county. The libertarian-leaning Texas congressman won the Lexington county Republican Party presidential straw poll on Saturday, with 16 percent of the 139 ballots cast. Former Massachusetts governor…

Congressman Ron Paul slams Obama: ‘He’s a warmonger’

Republican Congressman Ron Paul said Monday his unwavering opposition to war could help him defeat President Barack Obama in a national election. “The reality is it would be very, very difficult,” Rep Paul (R-TX) said on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. “But if you look at the polls, and there aren’t that…

Congressman Ron Paul booted from conservative group for anti-war views

The conservative group Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) announced Saturday that Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) would be expelled from the group’s National Advisory Board because of his “delusional and disturbing alliance with the fringe Anti-War movement.” “It is a sad day in American history when a one-time conservative-libertarian stalwart has…

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