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2012 Candidates

Joe Biden: It's Santorum Vs. America

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.01.2012 | College

Vice-president Joe Biden doesn't think there's anyone who agrees with presidential hopeful Rick Santorum when it comes to higher education. Biden, ...

Romney Hits Gingrich's Jewels

Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney escalated his attacks against rival Newt Gingrich on Wednesday, taking a shot at the former House Speake...

Bachmann Campaign Accused Of Stealing

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is the hot seat for allegedly stealing a coveted email list in order to target Iowa ...

Rick Perry: Obama's Delay On Keystone Pipeline Puts 'Soliders' Lives In Jeopardy'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday that President Barack Obama's move to delay a decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline puts American live...

GOP Candidates Eye Slashing Court Power

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Most of the Republican presidential candidates want to wipe away lifetime tenure for federal judges, cut the budgets of courts that...

What the Republicans Won't Say

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Tonight, the candidates on stage will not discuss the bill passed just last week by the House that would make it legal for hospitals to allow a woman to die rather than perform an abortion if it would save her life.

Spouses Of 2012 Candidates Begin To Enter The Spotlight

AP | By BETH FOUHY | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Ann Romney is a smiling presence at her husband's side. Gloria Cain doesn't campaign at all. And Anita Perry raised eyebrows with her clai...

Herman Cain Talks Immigration With Controversial Arizona Sheriff

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio appeared on CNN's "American Morning" Monday ahead of a press conference with Republican presidential candidate Herm...

Romney Campaign Releases Perry 'Jobs Plan'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney's presidential campaign took a swipe at Rick Perry on the economy Thursday, releasing a 114-page document called "Rick Perry's Plan To Get...

Welcome To The Big Tease: Non-Candidates Keeping Buzz Alive

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Chris Christie isn't running for president but says he's listening to those who want him to. Donald Trump opted out of a bid for the ...

Tyler Kingkade

CHART: Poverty Is Up, But The Poor Are Paying The Most Taxes | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newly released U.S. Census data reveal that poverty levels have skyrocketed, but in most states, the tax systems disproportionally burde...

Jon Huntsman Inches Toward White House Bid

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- It's been a busy first week back in the United States for Republican Jon Huntsman. President Barack Obama's former ambassador to Ch...

WATCH: HuffPost's Alex Wagner Talks Trump

Huff TV | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost's Alex Wagner appeared on "The Last Word" with Lawrence O'Donnell Wednesday to discuss Donald Trump's recent surge in polls ranking potential...

George Will: Huckabee, Gingrich Delusional For 2012, Diminishing GOP

The Washington Post | George F. Will | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If pessimism is not creeping on little cat's feet into Republicans' thinking about their 2012 presidential prospects, that is another reason for pessi...