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Gingrich: Congress has the power to call federal judges to account

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich believes that Congress has the power to call federal judges to account and that the Constitutional separation of powers does not guarantee judicial independence. During an appearance Sunday on CBS’s Face the Nation, Gingrich was asked by host Bob Schieffer about his recent…

Cain calls Occupy Wall Street protesters ‘anti-American’

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain claimed Sunday that the Occupy Wall Street protests going on in New York City and across the country were a conspiracy designed to help President Barack Obama. “The proof is quite simply the bankers and the people on Wall Street didn’t write these failed policies…

Karl Rove and Rep. Erik Paulsen ‘glitter bombed’ at Minnesota conference

Republican strategist Karl Rove and Minnesota Rep. Erik Paulsen (R) were both separately showered with glitter Friday at the Minnesota Faith and Freedom Coalition strategy session. The group supports an upcoming ballot measure to define marriage as solely between one man and one woman in the state’s constitution. The conference…

Top 5 signs Newt Gingrich is still running for president

While former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was one of the first Republicans to officially announce his candidacy for the White House and was certainly the first-to be glitter-bombed, the leader of the Republican Revolution doesn’t seem to be leading much, lately. He certainly isn’t leading the polls: According to the…

Bachmann meets with S.C. Gov, seeks key endorsement

Republican Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann met with South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Sunday evening, seeking a key endorsement in the nomination race. According to Politico, Bachmann dined and stayed at Haley’s mansion in Columbia, South Carolina, hoping to limit Rick Perry’s growing popularity with the Tea Party and his surge…

Report: Foundations paid $42 million to spread anti-Muslim propaganda

The Center for American Progress has compiled a report in which seven foundations has been paid $42 million dollars to spread fear of Muslims in America. “The report, titled “Fear Inc.: The Roots Of the Islamophobia Network In America,” documents which anti-Muslim organizations have played a part in the rise…

Which GOP superstars are attending Glenn Beck’s Jerusalem rally?

Soon-to-be-former Fox News host Glenn Beck is in the process of planning his upcoming rally in Israel, and according to one report, the guest list will be an unholy mash-up of conservative notables. The August 24 rally “to restore courage” (sequel to last summer’s “rally to restore honor” Beck threw…

Gingrich restarts campaign after staff exodus

BEVERLY HILLS (Reuters) – Republican Newt Gingrich restarted his troubled run for the U.S. presidency with an appeal on Sunday to Jewish voters in California after senior campaign staff abandoned him over differences on strategy. Four days after a staff exodus known as the “Newtiny,” Gingrich told a gathering of…

Gingrich gets 45-day extension on disclosing personal finances

Republican presidential aspirant Newt Gingrich has received a 45-day extension of the Federal Election Commission deadline for filing his personal financial disclosure form. This gives him until July 25 to submit the disclosure, which would normally have been due this Friday, 30 days after Gingrich announced his candidacy. According to…

Dems claim NY special election win a rebuke of GOP Medicare plan

WASHINGTON – It was just moments after the results came in Tuesday night that Democrats began attributing their Rep.-elect Kathy Hochul’s come-from-behind victory in a mostly Republican district as a rebuke to the GOP plan to privatize Medicare. “Today, the Republican plan to end Medicare cost Republicans $3.4 million and…

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