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Elise Foley

Newt Gingrich Vies For Latino Vote But Calls For English-Only

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich criticized his party for failing to reach out to Latino voters in an article published Sun...

Former Staffers Question Bachmann's Commitment To New Hampshire

Amherst Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

The five paid members of Michele Bachmann's New Hampshire staff issued a statement this morning saying they decided to leave the campaign because they...

Debate Fans: Let's You and Him Fight!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.21.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

Are you willing to listen to a few suggestions for making your terrific show even more terrific, whenever it comes back? Maybe you're already thinking about some of these, or maybe not.

Jon Ward

Herman Cain's Abortion Comments Roil Iowa Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The first signs of real damage to Herman Cain's campaign emerged Thursday as his position on abortion -- that he is personally anti-abor...

9 Halloween Costume Suggestions For GOP Candidates

Posted 12.20.2011 | Comedy

With the presidential race heating up quickly, the GOP hopefuls probably don't have time to take care of what's really important: Choosing a Halloween...

Jon Ward

Tea Party Group Tastes Tepid Support Among Conservatives For Overhauling Medicare And Social Security

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Liberals and conservatives disagree vehemently over what to do with Medicare and Social Security, but among conservative think-tankers...

New Hampshire Republicans Want Nevada To Delay Primary Three Days

Concord Patch | Tony Schinella | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

A number of Republican leaders, led by former Congressional candidate Jennifer Horn, held a press conference on Oct. 19, calling on the state of Nevad...

The Bubble Genius Bob & Chez Show, 10/18/11

Bob Cesca | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

On this week's show we discuss the CNN Republican debate, competitive patriotism, lapel pins and bumper magnets; right-wing talk radio; Occupy Wall Street, and other issues.

GOP Candidates Oppose Dumping Nuclear Waste at Yucca Mountain Site

AP | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home

LAS VEGAS -- Republican presidential hopefuls say they oppose the controversial Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada. The Obama administration ...

Sam Stein

WATCH: Perry, Romney Spar Over Hiring Of Undocumented Immigrants

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

After failing to engage former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in various GOP debates, Texas Gov. Rick Perry took off the gloves Tuesday night, calling...

Jon Ward

Election 2012: Mitt Romney Booby Traps Rick Perry's Jobs Record

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hours before Tuesday’s Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s campaign threw another i...

Iowans Give Holiday Campaign Tips To Republican Hopefuls

West Des Moines Patch | Beth Dalbey | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

Iowans love retail politics and prize their influential role in choosing the next president, but they cherish and guard holiday family time more. So, ...

Iowa Sets Caucus Date

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iowa Republicans are holding their state's presidential nominating caucuses on Jan. 3, even though New Hampshire is threatening to move ...

Jon Huntsman Raises $1,000 in New Hampshire

Salem Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

Jon Huntsman is pinning his chances of winning the GOP nomination on the Granite State, even going so far as to boycott Nevada for its attempt to mess...

Both Sides Now: Are 99%'ers More Popular Than Romney?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpg Matalin & Reagan debate why Romney is the perennial boy-next-door. Will Teavangelicans ever say "I do"? And how did Occupy Wall Street make the Mayor of Wall Street blink?

The Rise of the Regressive Right and the Reawakening of America

Robert Reich | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics
Robert Reich

Eric Cantor, Paul Ryan, Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann and the other tribunes of today's Republican right aren't really conservatives. Their goal isn't to conserve what we have. It's to take us backwards.

Herman Cain Has Extensive Ties To Powerful Koch Group

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain has cast himself as the outsider, the pizza magnate with real-world experience who...

Michele Bachmann Pledges Border Fence With Mexico

AP | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

By MIKE GLOVER, Associated Press PERRY, Iowa -- Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann on Saturday signed a pledge to push for construction of a fence alo...

GOP Candidate: 'There Are Just Some Things That I Will Not Do'

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

GREENLAND, N.H. — Jon Huntsman is defiant, even as his presidential campaign limps along. "I don't care whether you're Republican, whether you'...

Herman Cain Sings 'Impossible Dream'

AP | By SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Herman Cain is firing up the crowd at a tea party rally in this West Tennessee town when the generator powering his sound system shu...

GOP Debaters: Too Simple? Too Bad!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

It's not simple, this governing stuff. If it were all that simple, don't you think somebody would have stumbled across the answers long before Herman Cain or Rick Santorum arrived on the scene?

Michele Bachmann Booed During New Hampshire Legislature Speech

Portsmouth Patch | Dan Tuohy | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann won cheers and jeers today when she addressed the New Hampshire House of Representatives. Some Republican lawmakers in the ...

John Celock

Another State Proposes District-Based Electoral College

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

A Wisconsin Republican lawmaker is proposing that the state switch its distribution of electoral votes to district-based awards. State Rep. Dan LeM...

With Giuliani Out, New Yorker Needed for GOP Presidential Race

Dan Collins | Posted 12.11.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Maybe there's still time to get a New Yorker into the GOP race. How could a state with so many politicians, political junkies and political hangers-on fail to field even an 11th hour vanity candidate?

How Social Networks 'Friended' The 2012 Election

AP | By BETH FOUHY | Posted 12.11.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Social media companies have "friended" the 2012 presidential contest at a level almost unimaginable just four years ago, hosting debates a...