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The Right Wing Resurrects Saul Alinsky

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The Republican Party and its right-wing echo chamber are trying to make Alinsky, who died at 63 in 1972, famous all over again, by linking him to Barack Obama and demonizing the president as a dangerous radical.

GOP Hopes USA Fails

Brent Budowsky | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Never in the history of the nation has any great party dreaded good news for America the way Republicans do today.

Long Ago, When Politicians Put Governance First

Jim DiPeso | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Jim DiPeso

Yet every time voters throw the bums out -- firing Republicans in 2006, firing Democrats in 2010 -- the dynamic remains the same. Congress watchers fear matters will only get worse, regardless of who wields the gavels when the 113th Congress convenes next January.

Mike Sacks

John Boehner: Americans 'Do Not Want To Vote For A Loser' | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's privileged background and personal wealth will not prevent Americans from voting for him in November's presidential electi...

Governor Defends His 'Polygamy Commune' Romney Reference

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer defended his remarks on Mitt Romney's Mormon heritage, saying his comment that Romney's father had grown up on a "polyga...

Romney Responds To Obama's 'Silver Spoon' Comment

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney rejected a comment President Barack Obama made on Wednesday, telling Fox News Thursday morning that it was indicative of how the president...

See The Resemblance?

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.13.2012 | Entertainment

The Obama campaign is consistently painting Mitt Romney as a man more suited to living in a "Mad Men" world than in today's reality, Politico reports....

Mitt Romney Newest Target For Birthers? | Posted 06.11.2012 | Weird News

As it turns out, the Birther "movement" is an equal opportunity annoyer, willing to cross party lines in their efforts to further a conspiracy. Th...

Insulting a Romney

Roger Stone | Posted 06.04.2012 | Miami
Roger Stone

AMC's Mad Men taking a swipe at Mitt Romney's father, Governor George Romney of Michigan was a historically inaccurate cheap shot.

Mad Men: Whose Side Is Time On, Anyway?

William Bradley | Posted 06.03.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The roar of generational change got ever louder in this week's Mad Men, so much so that Roger Sterling plaintively wondered when things will go back to normal.

Tagg Romney Mad At 'Mad Men'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

Tagg Romney isn't happy with the portrayal of his grandfather, former Michigan Gov. George Romney (R), on "Mad Men." "Seriously, lib media mocking ...

WATCH: 'Mad Men' Takes A Jab At Romney

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.02.2012 | Entertainment

In last night's episode, Henry Francis calls GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's father a "clown." CAUTION: This article contains plot details o...

Romney Versus Romney

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

George Romney stood up to the GOP's right-wing extremists, including his party's presidential candidate, while his son trembles before the loutish Limbaugh. Though Mitt Romney may carry his father's DNA, he failed to inherit his father's spine.

Ann Romney Fires Back At Bill Clinton

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

Ann Romney struck back at former President Bill Clinton's contention that George Romney must be "turning over in his grave" over Mitt Romney's opposit...

Bill Clinton: Romney's Father Must Be 'Turning Over In His Grave'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

Former President Bill Clinton chastised Mitt Romney for opposing the U.S. auto bailout on Thursday, saying the Republican presidential hopeful's late ...

WATCH: Santorum Has Big Plans For Key State

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

Riding a wave of momentum from Tuesday's sweep of victories in Minnesota, Colorado and Missouri, GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) has hi...

A Tale of Two Romneys

Brent Budowsky | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

My Dickensian title is not about a tale of the three Mitt Romneys of left, right and center who have emerged as pretenders when convenient over the years. Rather, this is a tale of two Romneys named George and Mitt.

Romney's Sad Identity Crisis

Trooper Sanders | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics
Trooper Sanders

For his character's sake, Mitt Romney should aim high and hold himself to his father's standard of public service. For our country's sake, Republican primary and, possibly, general election voters should as well.

Romney's Mexican Roots Have Polygamist Twist

The Boston Globe | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney, who rarely discusses his ancestry, has repeated a striking comment in Florida in recent days to soften his rhetoric about immigration and...

Mr. Mittbot, You and Me

James Moore | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
James Moore

America has only two types of citizens: millionaires and those who shortly expect to be millionaires. The result is we admire money and project onto the wealthy characteristics they don't possess. And putting those people into the White House is a grave mistake.

David Brooks' 'Aristocratic' Presidency: A Tale of Two Romneys

Paul Kleyman | Posted 03.17.2012 | Media
Paul Kleyman

Heading Brooks' list of the prime presidential attributes successful presidents have shared are that they tend to be "emotionally secure" and "often raised in an aristocratic family."

Mitt Romney's Test of Moral Fiber

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Will Romney lead the GOP with the brand of decency that is his heritage, or will he choose instead to outsource indecency and mudslinging to surrogates and Super PACs?

Gabriel Lerner

Mitt Romney Could Choose To Be A Mexican Citizen | Gabriel Lerner | Posted 01.09.2012 | Latino Voices

Four years after electing its first black president, the U.S. could soon have its first presidential nominee whose father was born in Mexico. It's...

GOP Hopeful Has 'Nothing To Be Ashamed Of'

Merrimack Patch | Robert Michaelson | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

The man was referring to an event in Iowa earlier Friday morning where Newt Gingrich began to tear up when speaking about his deceased mother. Romn...

Lou Gordon and the Original Romney Flip-flop

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 01.21.2012 | Detroit
Thomas Gladysz

Long before hard-hitting, news-making political talk shows cluttered television, and long before Occupy Wall Street challenged corporate greed, there was Lou Gordon. Today, I wish he were still around.