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Mitt Romney demands firing of AG Eric Holder

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney flexed his campaign’s organizational muscle in the key early voting state of New Hampshire on Saturday, unleashing hundreds of volunteers to knock on doors and make phone calls on his behalf. The former Massachusetts governor also criticized the attorney general,…

Romney admits destroying government records to thwart ‘opposition research team’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney admitted Monday that he and his team had destroyed official government records for purely political reasons. WCVB-TV reported Friday that as Romney’s term as governor Massachusetts was ending, all of his administration’s emails were wiped from the servers. At the same time, eleven of his…

‘Occupy Philly’ storms Romney fundraising event

As developments with Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Oakland have garnered the most headlines from the 99 percent protests of late, Occupy Philadelphia demonstrators made sure to create their own newsworthy event Friday afternoon. Over 100 people made their voices heard when they arrived to protest a fundraiser for Republican presidential candidate…

Carville: Smoking Cain aide was ‘drunk or stoned’

Democratic strategist James Carville is sure that Herman Cain’s campaign manager was on something besides nicotine when he decided to smoke in a campaign ad. “If that guy wasn’t drunk, I hadn’t taken a drink in my life,” Carville said of Cain chief of staff Mark Block. “He was high…

Romney calls on Perry to ‘repudiate’ extremist pastor

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney Tuesday called on fellow candidate Rick Perry to renounce an anti-Mormon Dallas pastor who he had chosen to introduce him at last week’s Values Voter Summit. In his introduction, Dr. Robert Jeffress hailed Perry as “a genuine follower of Jesus Christ.” Jeffress has said that…

Romney: Protesters ‘trying to find scapegoats to attack’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who recently declared that “corporations are people,” urged the Occupy Wall Street protesters Monday not to “attack a whole class of Americans.” “I’ve been really disappointed and in some respects a little frightened by the president’s rhetoric — this class warfare — trying to find…

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal to endorse Rick Perry

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) will endorse Texas Gov. Rick Perry for president, CNN reported. Jindal will also be Perry’s guest at the Tea Party/CNN Republican presidential debate Monday night. Jindal is currently on his way to the debate site in Tampa, CNN’s sources said. Another Republican presidential candidate, Mitt…

Pols take paid speaking engagements in support of Iranian terror group

An Iranian political group designated by the State Department as a terrorist organization is offering large payments to orators willing to speak at events on their behalf. Among those with connections to the organization, Mujahideen-e Khalq (MEK), are Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s chief foreign policy adviser and liberal politician…

Firm donates $1 million to pro-Romney PAC, then disappears

Big donors have found yet another way to anonymously funnel obscene amounts of money to political candidates. Restore Our Future, a Super PAC supporting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, received $1 million from W Spann LLC, one of the biggest donations of the 2012 campaign season so far. Months later,…

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