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Santorum campaign denies equating ‘sworn enemy’ Ahmadenijad with Obama

A spokesman for Rick Santorum’s presidential campaign has denied that a recent dystopian advertisement subtly equates President Barack Obama and Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The ominous 60-second ad, “Obamaville,” shows boarded-up buildings and empty playgrounds, suggesting that Obama is destroying the United States. “Small businesses are struggling and families are…

Rick Santorum wins Louisiana Primary

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum won the Louisiana Primary Saturday evening, keeping his campaign with an argument to continue going on in the GOP presidential race against frontrunner Mitt Romney. The large victory in Louisiana was expected for Santorum, who led all polls throughout the run up to Saturday’s vote.…

Etch A Sketch sales up over 1,500% after Romney campaign gaffe

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney may not be president yet but his campaign is already helping to improve the economic outlook for one company. Ohio Art told Raw Story on Thursday that the company welcomed a spike in share prices and toy sales after a Romney staffer’s gaffe that compared…

Kevin Smith: Santorum lost when he went after pornography

Producer and actor Kevin Smith told CNN’s Piers Morgan that Rick Santorum lost any chances of being elected when he declared he would fight against pornography. “GOP candidates usually go to morals and stuff like that,” Smith said. “They have to be smart enough to know that there are some…

Rick Santorum eliminates vast majority of Catholics from the faith

Now that the media has finally figured out that there’s no “Catholic vote” and therefore Santorum isn’t winning it by virtue of his Catholicism, Santorum himself is being questioned about this supposedly puzzling phenomenon. His response? One of my favorite logical fallacies: No True Scotsman.  I think the bottom line…

Adviser: Romney will change positions ‘like an Etch A Sketch’ after primary

A senior adviser to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday insisted the former Massachusetts governor wasn’t being hurt by adopting more conservative positions during the primary because he could “start over again” for the general election. During an interview on CNN, John Fugelsang asked Romney Communications Director Eric Fehrnstrom…

Santorum: Obama daughter’s Mexico trip ‘sets a very bad precedent’

The children of politicians are normally off limits during campaigns but Rick Santorum is lashing out at President Barack Obama for allowing his daughter to go to Mexico, claiming it could endanger Americans. Speaking to GBTV’s Glenn Beck on Tuesday, the Republican presidential candidate reacted to the news that the…

Romney looks to win big in Illinois Republican primary

White House hopeful Mitt Romney is looking for a big win in President Barack Obama’s home state Tuesday as he fights to clinch the Republican nomination and focus on November’s general election. Underdog Rick Santorum was pushing for an upset as he rallied conservatives to stay true to their principles…

Scrambling Santorum lashes out at Romney in pivotal state of Illinois

Rick Santorum, facing a blow to his momentum in Tuesday’s primary, blasts Mitt Romney as a candidate ‘without a core.’ The fierce in-fighting among Republican presidential challengers intensified ahead of Tuesday’s Illinois primary with Rick Santorum unleashing one of his most personal attacks yet on frontrunner Mitt Romney. Santorum, scrambling…

Romney takes large early lead in Puerto Rico primary

Mitt Romney got off to a big early lead Sunday in the US territory of Puerto Rico’s Republican primary, a usually overlooked race with newfound significance in the White House race. Romney snatched 85 percent of the vote, while his closest challenger Rick Santorum stood a distant second at eight…

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