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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…

Evangelical leader compares Gingrich to Italian cruise ship captain

One evangelical leader says that Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is like the Italian captain whose cruise ship sank — because the former House Speaker was sailing on his own personal love boat when he cheated on his first and second wives. Tony Perkins, head of the Family Research Council…

WATCH LIVE: Huntsman expected to endorse Romney

Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman is expected to drop out of the race and endorse former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. The event is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. ET. Watch live video from CNN, broadcast Jan. 16, 2012.  …

Ron Paul bills taxpayers $50,000 for first class flights

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has campaigned on cutting the size and cost of government, but it turns out the Texas Republican is a big spender when it comes to air fare. An Associated Press report published Monday found that since May 2009, Paul had billed taxpayers for 31 round-trip…

Gingrich warns of a ‘speech dictatorship in this country against Christianity’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Wednesday doubled down on his assertion that “anti-Christian bigotry” was on the rise in the United States. During a debate in New Hampshire on Saturday, the former House Speaker had blasted debate moderators for being unfair to Christians after they asked several questions about…

Gingrich complains gays rights questions are ‘anti-Christian bigotry’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich blasted moderators at a debate in New Hampshire Saturday for “anti-Christian bigotry” after they asked several of the GOP hopefuls about gay rights. “I just want to raise a point about the news media bias,” the former House Speaker complained to ABC’s Diane Sawyer. “You…

Buddy Roemer: Special interests own our government

Former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer, a Republican presidential candidate, blasted the influence of money on American politics during an appearance Thursday on MSNBC. As part of his presidential campaign, Roemer has stressed the need for campaign finance reform. He has vowed to only accept campaign contributions under $100. “I’m the…

WATCH LIVE: Bachmann announces campaign plans, may drop out

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann will speak about the future of her campaign after a poor finish in the Iowa caucuses. The event was scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. ET. Watch this live video from CNN, broadcast Jan 4, 2012.  …

Bachmann claims she is not a politician

Minnesota Congresswoman and Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann claimed she was not a politician Tuesday night after the Iowa caucuses. “I am a very real person, I am not a politician,” she said during a speech to her supporters. “Nor do I ever hope or aspire to be a politician.”…

Paul senior adviser: ‘He’s not against war’

Many supporters of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul may be surprised to learn that the Texas Republican is not as anti-war as they think. Paul senior adviser Doug Wead on Wednesday dismissed the idea that the candidate was to the left of President Barack Obama when it comes to war.…

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