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Watch: Cain randomly breaks out into song during press conference

Mere hours after Politico’s story broke about the sexual harassment allegations against GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain, the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO appeared at The National Press Club to confront questions about the scandal. Instead of putting the questions to rest, Cain seemed to make the problem worse by giving…

WATCH LIVE: Cain takes questions at conservative think tank

Herman Cain was scheduled to discuss his tax plan with conservative think tank AEI Monday. He is also expected to take questions from the audience. Watch this live video from CNN, broadcast Oct. 31, 2011.…

…But Is He Conservative?

Politico's running a little story about Herman Cain – he allegedly sexually harassed two women while running the National Restaurant Association. Will this hurt Cain?  Almost certainly not.  The reason?  The GOP base doesn't give a damn who they nominate as long as the person is as conservative as humanly…

Politico: Herman Cain accused of sexual harassment

Politico reported on Sunday that when Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain was head of the National Restaurant Association, a post he held from 1996 to 1999, “at least two female employees complained to colleagues and senior association officials about inappropriate behavior.” According to Politico’s sources, the women left the lobbying…

Roberts: Cain is just the latest ‘Not Romney’

Despite his emergence in the polls over the last two weeks, Cokie Roberts still isn’t coming close to considering Herman Cain a legitimate candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. During ABC’s This Week panel discussion Sunday morning, the NPR figure labeled Cain as just another “flash in the pan.” “Herman…

Cain: Smoking ‘dangerous’ and ‘not a cool thing’

CBS host Bob Schieffer scolded Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain Sunday for an online ad that prominently features his top advisor smoking a cigarette. Cain explained that while he doesn’t personally smoke, he didn’t have a problem with Mark Block’s smoking hadbit: “I don’t have a problem if that’s his…

Herman Cain adviser: Campaign ‘resonating’ with smokers

Herman Cain’s senior adviser says that a new campaign ad isn’t encouraging anyone to take up smoking, but the campaign is “resonating” with nicotine fans. The image of chief of staff Mark Block smoking in a recent campaign ad has quickly overshadowed any other message the campaign intended to send.…

Next ad will show Cain putting on his battered leather jacket

Herman Cain's temporary surge in popularity baffles much of the press, but it honestly doesn't surprise me that much. There's always been a strain of conservatives—the ones who say, "I'm really more libertarian"—who missed out on the 60s and so want to reimagine themselves and dangerous rebels who are out…

Cain: ‘The war in Iraq wasn’t a mistake’

In his interview with David Gregory on Meet The Press Sunday, Herman Cain revealed some interesting foreign policy thoughts. When asked about his perspective on the war in Iraq, Cain believed the decision by the Bush administration to go there was justified. “I don’t think the war in Iraq was…

Cain on abortion: No ‘exceptions for rape and incest’

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said Sunday that he didn’t agree with abortion “under any circumstance.” The candidate, who has promised to work to overturn Roe v. Wade, told NBC’s David Gregory that he believes in “life from conception.” “I do not agree with abortion under any circumstance,” he insisted.…

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