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After promising no teleprompters, Bachmann reads speech from iPad instead

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has found a loophole in her pledge not to use teleprompters. At a campaign stop in Creston, Iowa Wednesday, the candidate read her campaign speech directly from an iPad tablet computer. “I have a statement I would like to read before I open up and…

Gay robot confronts Bachmann: ‘You’re a robo-phobe!’

The gay robot “RoboProfessor” did his best to meet Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann as she exited her campaign bus in Iowa City Thursday. “Michele Bachmann, I am a gay robot,” the robot told the smiling but confused candidate. “Do you support equal rights for gay robots?” “Not only are…

Ron Paul quits CNN interview after being asked about racist newsletters

Texas congressman and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul ended an interview with CNN after he was questioned about a hate-filled newsletter that was published under his name. The newsletters were published about 20 years ago and contained a number of incendiary comments about African-Americans, such as referring to Martin Luther…

Iowa man to Gingrich: ‘You’re a f*cking a**hole’

A man clad in camouflage gave Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich some unconstructive criticism on Tuesday. While shaking Gingrich’s hand at a grocery store in Iowa, the man told Gingrich he was “a fucking asshole.” The former House Speaker responded by saying, “luckily it is a free country.” Watch video,…

Gingrich: 9 million immigrants will ‘go home’ voluntarily

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich explained on Sunday that his policies would require up to 9 million undocumented immigrants to return to their home nations — and he predicted that they would do it voluntarily. “What I’ve proposed is very standard things,” the former House speaker told CBS host Bob…

Gingrich: I’ll ‘ignore’ any Supreme Court ruling I disagree with

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is doubling down from Thursday’s Fox News debate on his vow to abolish federal courts if he disagreed with their decision. According to The Hill, in a conference call with reporters, Gingrich indicated that it was in the president’s power as commander-in-chief to deem any…

Protesters ‘mic check’ Gingrich in Iowa

Protesters affiliated with the “Occupy Wall Street” movement on Wednesday interrupted Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich during a speech at the University of Iowa. “Mic check,” the protesters shouted. “We are here to protest your speech today. We object to your callous and arrogant attitude toward poverty and poor people.”…

Santorum asks for ‘any help’ from Palin

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Sunday that he appreciated any help failed Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin can give his struggling campaign. Speaking on Fox News earlier this month, Palin applauded Santorum’s “ideological consistency.” “I reached out to her just to thank her for her kind comments and…

Santorum calls rivals hypocrites for declining Trump debate

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum lashed out at his rivals on Thursday for turning down an invitation to the Donald Trump-moderated debate on December 27. It now appears the debate will only be between Santorum and the latest frontrunner, Newt Gingrich. “Many of my opponents jockeyed to be the first…

Gingrich: 5-year-olds working is an ‘education in life’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said Thursday that it was good life experience for children as young as five or six to have a job. For more than a week, the candidate has been talking about the virtues of child labor, calling current restrictions “truly stupid.” “I got a little…

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