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Santorum: Obama’s college reforms part of ‘indoctrination’ plot

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Wednesday suggested that President Barack Obama wanted to every kid to go to college so they could be brainwashed into being a liberal. Speaking to a crowd of Floridians at the First Baptist Church of Naples, Santorum said that churches and families were under…

Romney: Obama will ‘divide our nation’ with State of the Union speech

President Barack Obama hasn’t even given his State of the Union address yet, but Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is already accusing the president of using the speech to “divide our nation.” Speaking to supporters at a factory in Tampa, Florida Tuesday morning, Romney stood underneath a sign that read…

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…

Maddow: Is the Romney campaign ‘collapsing’?

In a wide-ranging segment on Friday night’s The Rachel Maddow Show, Rachel took a revealing look at the current state of Mitt Romney’s campaign. She questioned whether the campaign’s central ideological underpinnings are still valid and went on to ask whether Romney’s candidacy itself is currently in jeopardy. She pointed…

Obama rejects contested Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama on Wednesday rejected the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada, saying he could not vouch for its safety by a deadline despite intense election-year pressure. The rival Republican Party had forced Obama to make a decision on whether to approve the 1,700-mile (2,700-kilometer) route…

Carney dodges questions about indefinite detention

ABC News reporter Jake Tapper questioned White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Tuesday about controversial provisions in the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. The $662 billion defense spending bill contained controversial sections that required terrorism suspects to be detained by the military without trial, regardless of where they were…

Gingrich on Obama: ‘I want to knock him out,’ not just ‘bloody his nose’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich used a violent metaphor on Tuesday to refer to the nation’s first black president. During a town hall event in Florence, South Carolina, a supporter complimented the former House Speaker for having “fire in the belly.” “We’ve got to bloody Obama’s nose,” the man said.…

Murdoch blasts Obama, Google over Stop Online Piracy Act

Conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch, whose News Corporation includes Fox News, took aim at Google and President Barack Obama on Saturday for their opposition to controversial online piracy legislation. Obama administration officials responded on Saturday to two petitions calling for President Obama to veto the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)…

Romney team hits back at Obama’s ‘job destroyer’ attack

Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney’s team hit back Saturday atPresident Barack Obama’s campaign for portraying him as a jobs destroyer, ahead of a pivotal US election primary in South Carolina. Romney, favorite to take on Democrat Obama in the November 6 vote, sought to turn the tables on the president, with a campaign aide comparing…

White House expresses concern over SOPA, anti-piracy bills

The Obama administration has joined in on the concern over the Internet anti-piracy bills being discussed in Congress. On the White House blog Saturday morning, administration officials responded to two petitions calling for President Obama to veto the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and any similar bills. “While we believe…

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