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Fellow Eighth Graders, We Need Your Vote

Greg Schwem | Posted 09.23.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

I sat on the couch as my daughter nervously glanced at a single sheet of notebook paper while struggling to maintain eye contact with me. A tiny bead of sweat danced across her brow, refusing to disappear.

On the Minimum Wage, Santorum Has It Right

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics
Jeffrey Buchanan

Some commentators were surprised to hear this coming from the Republican debate stage. And that's too bad. The media continues to falsely paint the minimum wage as a strictly partisan issue--and it's a gross misrepresentation.

GOP's New Climate Talking Point

William S. Becker | Posted 09.22.2015 | Green
William S. Becker

When the leading Republican candidates for president gathered in the Reagan Library for the CNN debate last week, they should have taken time to look up what President Reagan said about environmental issues like global warming.

What Would Reagan Do About CO2?

William S. Becker | Posted 09.20.2015 | Politics
William S. Becker

Shultz is correct. The mistake is being made by the field of Republican presidential candidates pandering to those in their base who deny that climate change even exists and that even if it did, the United States cannot do anything about it.

The Results of Being the Dumb Down Party

Harlan Green | Posted 09.19.2015 | Business
Harlan Green

What is the reason Republicans have become the party of anti-intellectuals? The danger is that it may drown out any intelligent discourse about the most important issues of our day. It's driving at least one of our political parties into insanely ridiculous positions, at the moment.

Jeb Actually Said That About George?!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 09.19.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The burdens of brotherly love...

The Choice in This Election -- Forward or Backward

Kathleen Schafer | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics
Kathleen Schafer

Do we move forward together or do we guard our treasures from those we fear will take them? This is the ultimate question that will be answered in the 2016 Presidential election. And the first indication will come in the party's nominees.

Will the Media Call Out Donald Trump on His Anti-Vaxxer Nonsense?

Dan Kennedy | Posted 09.18.2015 | Media
Dan Kennedy

By any reasonable standard of what constitutes acceptable public discourse, Donald Trump's presidential campaign should have ended on Wednesday at about 10:50 p.m. That's when he set his extravagantly sprayed hair on fire by indulging in some truly dangerous myths about vaccines.

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Our CNN Republican Debate Recap, Plus Trump Goes Full Anti-Vaxxer

Bob Cesca | Posted 09.18.2015 | Media
Bob Cesca

Jeb Bush on keeping us safe; Trump's most ridiculous moments; Fetus fetishes; Fetuses versus immigrant children; The truth about Rosa Parks; Trump and Carson on vaccines; Effing that 911 chicken; Bad dudes are here; Rand Paul comparatively sounded reasonable; and much more.

CNN Breaks Network Record With GOP Debate Viewers

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 09.17.2015 | Media

It looks like CNN has outdone itself.  The Republican presidential debate Wednesday drew an estimated average of 22.6 million viewers, according...

Black Lives Matter Was Absent From The GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics

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Here Are The Best Pundit Reactions To The Second GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 09.17.2015 | Media

When it comes to presidential debates, everyone knows that after the show, it's the after-party, and after the party it's the avalanche of commen...

CNN President Says Wall-To-Wall Debate Coverage Fits Network's Strategy

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.17.2015 | Media

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. -- CNN went wall-to-wall with Republican debate coverage in the days leading up to Wednesday night's big event, complete wit...

Missing From The GOP Debate: Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 09.17.2015 | Politics

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Jeb Bush Sheepishly Talks About Smoking Weed 40 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

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Journalists Flock To CNN Debate They Could Better Watch From Home

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.16.2015 | Media

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. -- Journalists traveling thousands of miles to cover Wednesday night’s Republican debate have the same view of the action a...

CNN Gears Up For GOP Debate Night And The Big Ratings (They Hope) Come With It

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.15.2015 | Media

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. -- Jake Tapper has recently interviewed all 11 Republicans hitting CNN’s primetime debate stage. He won’t be doi...

CNN Defends Its Donald Trump Coverage As GOP Debate Nears

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.14.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- As the “Summer of Trump” leads into the second Republican debate Wednesday night, the real estate developer will remain front...

Carly Fiorina Makes The Cut For CNN's GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.11.2015 | Politics

Carly Fiorina will join 10 of her fellow GOP presidential candidates during next week's CNN debate, the cable network announced Thursday. Donald...

Salem Media Group Approaching GOP Debate ‘Like A Super Bowl’

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.09.2015 | Media

NEW YORK – As millions of Americans watch 16 Republican presidential candidates battle it out next week on CNN, executives at Salem Media Group...

CNN To Stream GOP Debate For Free

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 09.09.2015 | Media

Say you're a cord-cutter without a cable subscription. Where can you get your live political theater? CNN has you covered. CNN has announced that it ...

Trump Urges CNN To Give Debate Profits To Veterans Groups

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.10.2015 | Media

NEW YORK — Donald Trump has called on CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker to give profits from the network's Sept. 16 Republican debat...

Only One Republican Hasn't Been Invited To The Next GOP Debate Yet

Reuters | Sam Levine | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - All but one of the 17 Republicans vying for the party's presidential nomination have made the cut so far for the next d...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Even Republicans Aren't Happy With The New GOP-Led Congress | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics

Democrats and Republicans alike are unhappy with the GOP-led Congress. Fox looks to the polls to narrow down contenders in the GOP debate, which coul...

GOP's Lame Ban Is Doomed To Fail

Salon | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

During the last Democratic presidential primary, now over half a decade behind us, the leading candidates heeded the wishes of party activists, boxed ...