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Pro-Paul super PAC operated by 9/11 truther

The founder of a political action committee (PAC) supporting Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is a member of the 9/11 Truth Movement, which suspects that the U.S. government was involved in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. In Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings released last week, the Revolution PAC,…

New Hampshire Republican proposes end to lunch break law

A Republican State Representative in New Hampshire has found a way to create a new front in the war on workers, proposing a bill that would repeal the state’s law requiring that workers get a 30-minute lunch break after five hours of labor. State Rep. J.R. Hoell (R), a supporter…

Santorum comes in first in Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado GOP primary races

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) won the Missouri GOP primary and the Minnesota and Colorado causes on Tuesday. He maintained a tremendous margin over front-runner former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) in Missouri, with Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) taking up the lead in Missouri. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) didn’t…

‘Charlie McAwesome’ glitter bombs Ron Paul

A man going by the name “Charlie McAwesome” made it official Monday night: every remaining Republican presidential frontrunner has been glitter bombed. At a campaign event in Minneapolis, “McAwesome” doused Texas Congressman Ron Paul with sparkly particles as he was leaving the stage, according to City Pages. “Housing and healthcare…

Ron Paul took double reimbursements on air travel: report

Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) has been reimbursed twice for air travel repeatedly over the last 10 years, according to an examination of his financial records by Washington, D.C. publication Roll Call. Reporter Jonathan Strong claimed to have identified eight separate instances from 1999-2009 where Paul took reimbursement for his travel…

NOM sees correlation between its pledge and Ron Paul’s failures

After former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won the Nevada caucuses Saturday, the National Organization for Marriage noted that Texas Rep. Ron Paul was the only Republican candidate that hadn’t signed its pledge and was also the only one who failed to win a single primary or caucus. The group is…

Mitt Romney wins the Nevada caucus by a wide margin

Former governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) scored his most decisive win to date in the Nevada Republican caucus tonight, winning the race by more than 15 percent and leaving former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) and Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) to battle for second place again with former Sen. Rick Santorum…

Ron Paul tells Piers Morgan only ‘honest rape’ merits abortion

In an interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan, Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul was asked whether or not victims of rape should have access to abortion services. He said that while he believes that life begins at the moment of conception, the issue is too complex for him to give an…

Mitt Romney declared the winner of the Florida GOP primary

Former governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) was declared the winner of the Florida primary shortly after the voting polls in the Central time zone closed on Tuesday night, after retaking the lead in opinion polls and surviving two bruising debates in the state. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) came in…

Ron Paul doubts tea party’s influence: They are ‘all over the place’

Texas Rep. Ron Paul, a Republican presidential candidate, told CNN’s Candy Crowley on Monday that the tea party movement would probably not be a decisive factor in the Republican presidential nomination process. “We were identified with the beginning of the tea party, and yet the tea party is not a…

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