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Dan Savage ‘freaked out’ by Santorum surge

Gay activist and sex columnist Dan Savage told Mother Jones in a recent interview that he was “freaked out” by the rise of former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum. National polls have found the staunch social conservative surging ahead of longtime frontrunner Mitt Romney. In early February, he came in first…

Romney reverses course, praises ‘important role’ of labor unions

Hoping to make up lost ground in Michigan, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday reversed course and praised labor unions. At a town hall campaign event in Shelby Township, the candidate told supporters that “labor unions play an important role in our society.” “There are some like the carpenters…

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine denies endorsing Santorum

In a statement sent to CNN, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine on Thursday denied endorsing former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum for President of the United States. “Contrary to how some people have interpreted my words, I have not endorsed any presidential candidate,” he said. “I hope to see a Republican in…

Trump rips Santorum after he wins in three states

Real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump said Wednesday that he had nothing against former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, but needed someone to explain why he was running for president. “How can somebody who is a sitting senator run for the Senate as an incumbent and lose by…

Santorum supporter: Obama ‘not president’ and an ‘avowed Muslim’

At a town hall meeting in Florida, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum failed to repudiate a woman who claimed that President Obama was a Muslim and not legally the President of the United States. Many of the so-called “birthers” believe there is persuasive evidence that Obama was born in Kenya…

After Internet blackout, all GOP candidates agree SOPA sucks

Following the protests Wednesday that saw dozens of websites go dark in opposition to federal anti-piracy legislation, the four remaining Republican presidential candidate said the U.S. House’s bill would be a disaster for freedom on the Internet. During a debate in South Carolina Thursday, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, former…

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…

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