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Entries by Jason Cherkis from 06/2011

Huntsman Signed Bill Requiring Utah To Study Mandate

Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ever since former Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. began his public deliberations on whether he would seek the GOP nomination for president, he has...

Obama Administration Seeks To Address Homeless Crisis Among Gay Teens

Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jonathan had spent nearly a decade in Louisiana's child welfare system. The safest places, the gay teen discovered, were the moldy homes...

Rick Santorum Sums Up Campaign In One Word

Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

In his second run at the Republican nomination for president, Mitt Romney has appropriated the "Believe in America" slogan which at one time belonged ...

Rick Santorum And Universal Health Services: Presidential Hopeful Serves On Board of Hospital Chain Being Sued By DOJ

Posted 06.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, who announced his bid for president Monday, has spent the past four years serving on the board o...

Who Really Killed Utah's Healthcare Mandate?

Posted 06.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Utah Governor and GOP presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman Jr. wants you to know he hates mandates. In fact, he claims at the very l...

Ex-Gingrich Aide Received Fishy Payments, Quit Campaign To Fix House

Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

ABC News reported on Tuesday that Renewing American Leadership, a tax-exempt nonprofit founded by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, had funneled mor...

Jon Huntsman's Support For Children's Health Insurance Program Could Prove Next Campaign Stumbling Block

Posted 06.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Jon Huntsman announces his candidacy for the presidency next week, it's unlikely that he'll mention what Utah officials say is one ...

Jon Huntsman Expressed Support For Individual Mandate In 2007 Interview

Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON--For weeks, The Huffington Post has chronicled the various ways in which GOP presidential contender Jon Huntsman once supported an individu...

Despite Online Bio, Demeanor, Gingrich Ain't No Professor

Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON--Not many Republicans play up their academic credentials. Count former House Speaker and struggling presidential candidate Newt Gingrich as...

Inside Rick Santorum-Linked Universal Health Services Facility: Herpes, Porn and Drug Dealing

Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- T. entered The Pines Residential Treatment Center, located in Portsmouth, Va., needing help for his emotional disorders, gender identity...