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A Teleprompter Can't Save Trump

Michael Duga | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics
Michael Duga

Donald Trump has attacked President Obama and his rival former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- prompter or not -- utilizing the same bullying tactics that he used against each of his Republican rivals.

Can GOP Modernize? 'Yes' Since Boomers Economically Insecure, 'No' Due to Rush/FOX Poison

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio


Frum-Alter disagree on two big topics: is Obama's ISIS strategy of "containment" capable of driving the group back? Can Republicans come back by developing economic solutions for anxious middle-class boomers and by being culturally tolerant? How do either when right-wing media dumbs base down?

Michael Calderone

For 2012 Presidential Debates, Campaigns Speed Up The Spin | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.01.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- When President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney leave the debate stage at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, many of the 3,000 journalists churning out sto...

The Struggle for the Soul of the Republican Party: Michele Bachmann, the Extreme Right and the Politics of Fear

Haris Tarin | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics
Haris Tarin

In school, I was taught it was Lincoln and the GOP whose policies led to the abolishment of slavery and paved the way for the civil rights movement. So what happened?

I'm a "Taxer"

Andy Ostroy | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

So what exactly is Mitt hiding? Is he a flat-out tax cheat or simply paying embarrassingly low rates which would further cast him as a privileged elitist who's even more out-of-touch with the average voter than previously believed?

Republican Issues Warning To Romney On Tax Returns

The Hill | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney needs to release more years of tax returns top GOP strategist Ed Rollins said on Fox News on Sunday morning....

Beyond Bachmann: A Challenge for the GOP

James Zogby | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics
James Zogby

As important as it is it is to defend Huma Abedin or to rebuke Michele Bachmann, this is not enough. We must commit to changing the way we talk about Islam and the Arab World.

Patrick Svitek

Michele Bachmann Won't Answer Critics | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) on Thursday declined to answer Republican critics of her allegations about the Muslim Brotherhood infiltrating America...

GOP Strategist: Party Needs To Be Less Old, White And Fat

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

In the words of GOP strategist Ed Rollins, the Republican Party can still be summed up as "a bunch of old white guys." Appearing on Fox News Tuesd...

Bachmann Faces Calls To Quit Race After Iowa Caucus

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.) former campaign manager, Ed Rollins, said she should quit the race Tuesday night o...

Michael McAuliff

In 'Abnormal' GOP Race, Some Think Newt Could Win | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt could prove to be a more satisfying flavor to Republican voters than conventional wisdom would suggest, say lawmakers who arrived o...

Former Campaign Manager Lobs Harsh Criticism At Bachmann

Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

Ed Rollins, GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann's former campaign manager, had some harsh words on Monday for the Minnesota congresswoman. ...

Jason Linkins

Michele Bachmann, Ed Rollins Say They Would Have Saved Themselves Pain If They'd Googled One Another | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann, whose once promising campaign has basically hit the skids, is looking to "reboot" herself. Step one, apparently, is co-hosting a "te...

Bachmann's Media Pendulum

Jerry Weissman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media
Jerry Weissman

Michele Bachmann just released a new campaign video with extremely low production values: standing in front of a cheesy plastic plant, she speaks directly into the camera but her voice sounds thin and distant by an evidently misplaced microphone.

Ex-Bachmann Campaign Manager Says Candidate 'Stumbled' With Questionable Remarks

Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

Ed Rollins, who stepped down as Michele Bachmann's presidential campaign manager earlier this month, discussed the Republican hopeful's chances during...

Bachmann Clashes With Ex-Campaign Manager

Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann signaled she disagrees with an assessment of her political operation made by her former campaign ma...

'She's Tough To Work For': Ex-Bachmann Staffers Talk About Former Boss

The Star Tribune | Kevin Diaz | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

As her presidential campaign enters a decisive phase this fall, Michele Bachmann is facing new questions about her propensity for gaffes and the recur...

Jon Ward

Bachmann's Ex-Campaign Manager Calls 'Retardation' Comment A Mistake | Jon Ward | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ed Rollins, the former campaign manager for Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), strongly criticized the presidential candidate's comments e...

September Shakeup For Bachmann's Campaign

Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics

GOP candidate Michele Bachmann spent her Labor Day out on the trail, voicing opinions on hot-button issues. While the Minnesota Congresswoman took ...

Why the GOP Has Only Themselves to Blame

The Relentless Conservative | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics
The Relentless Conservative

Like lemmings rushing headlong off the cliff into the sea, Republicans seem to inexorably pick substandard candidates for the most important office in the land.

Jason Linkins

Palin, Bachmann Camps Feud Over Who Gets To Be Defined As A 'Serious' Candidate | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

Surrogates from the camps of Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin have been a-feudin' this week, because newly-minted Bachmann consigliere Ed Rollins went on the radio and said that Palin "has not been serious over the last couple of years."

Michele Bachmann Taps High-Profile Strategist To Run Prospective Presidential Campaign

CBS News | Jan Crawford | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

As she prepares to enter the race in Iowa later this month, Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has signed on high-profile political strategist E...

GOP Strategist To Palin: 'You're No Reagan'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN contributor and former Reagan campaign director Ed Rollins has a clear message to Sarah Palin: "You're no Reagan." Rollins wrote in a Wednesday o...

Sam Stein

Steele Already Targeted For Blame Should GOP Stumble In 2010 | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

News that the Republican National Committee had just over $5 million cash on hand for the stretch run of the 2010 elections has sparked operatives in ...

Ed Rollins, GOP Strategist, Calls Michael Steele 'A Disaster' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GOP strategist Ed Rollins says Michael Steele has "failed miserably" in his responsibilities as chairman of the Republican National Committee. Rollin...