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Trump Backers File 'Birther' Lawsuit Against Ted Cruz

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.12.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the eligibility of Texas S...

Could Kasich Win By Following In Lincoln's Footsteps?

John A. Tures | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

Sure Ohio Governor John Kasich seems like a longshot for the Republican nomination, despite his impressive second place showing in New Hampshire. But his strategy for winning the GOP contest is not that different from another longshot presidential hopeful from the Midwest.

Old RNC Pamphlet Shows GOP Has Been Belittling Political Women Long Before Excluding Carly Fiorina From Debate

The Huffington Post | Scott Conroy | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Seven candidates -- all of them men -- will square off here on Saturday night in the final Republican presidential debate before ...

Ben Carson Defends Flying Home From Iowa On Caucus Night For Clean Clothes

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics

Ben Carson on Friday defended his decision to leave Iowa on the night of its caucus and fly to Florida to get clean clothes. "I had been ...

The 15 Stupidest Lies From The Last Republican Debate

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.02.2016 | Comedy

You thought a Trump-less Republican debate was going to be boring, and indeed it was. But it still somehow managed to meet the lies and half-truths qu...

A Reminder To Ted Cruz: Iowa Often Gets It Wrong

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics

Iowa may be the first in the nation to vote in the presidential primaries, but first doesn't always mean right. In the months b...

The Biggest Winners And Losers From The Iowa Caucuses

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

Tensions soared across the Hawkeye State during Monday's Iowa Caucuses. Polls were thwarted, two candidates ended their run for the presidency and an...

Charlie Rangel Calls GOP Primary A 'Terrible Political Joke' On America

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

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How Revising The GOP Debates Could Solve Our Nation's Energy Needs

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.14.2016 | Comedy

Thursday night is the first Republican presidential debate of 2016. Only about 137 to go.  In analyzing the format of these debates, something oc...

GOP Establishment Considers Holding Its Nose For Cruz

The New York Times | Chloe Angyal | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS — Striding up the sidewalk of one of this city’s most affluent neighborhoods on Monday evening, S. Scott Sewell seemed an unli...

Ted Cruz Wants To Review Refugees Already In The U.S. After Terrorism-Related Arrests

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics

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Christie Campaign Spending Raises Eyebrows In New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.06.2016 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) may have cost his state’s taxpayers more than $1 million for travel mostly done to campaign for president,&n...

Sarah Palin Puts Arizona Mansion On Sale For An Eye-Popping Sum

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.02.2016 | Politics

Sarah Palin’s mansion in Scottsdale, Arizona, is on the market. The former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate is seekin...

Jeb Bush Says 'My Bad' After Flubbing Answer About Tamir Rice

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 12.31.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush can't seem to keep up with cases of police violence in communities of color. Asked on Wednesday about the ...

Here's What The First 100 Days Of A GOP Presidency Could Look Like

The Huffington Post | Mariam Baksh | Posted 12.22.2015 | Politics

The various GOP presidential hopefuls, like all politicians since time immemorial, have made a lot of promises this campaign season. Here are some of...

Carly Fiorina Quips To Dog: 'President Obama Ate One Of Your Cousins'

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics

In a very, very awkward video posted by the Independent Journal Review, Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina plays with a group of ...

Nonsense 2016 Scenarios That Will (Probably) Never Happen: GOP Edition

The Huffington Post | LaurenWeber | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics

The Great Wheel of American Political Punditry takes four agonizing years to complete its cycle. We've just entered one of its most amusing and rivet...

Marco Rubio Slams Ted Cruz As 'Isolationist'

The Huffington Post | Kelly Chen | Posted 12.14.2015 | Politics

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Pens Scathing Column Comparing Trump To ISIS

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.10.2015 | Sports

In the wake of Donald Trump’s Islamophobic cries and condemnations, NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar penned a column Wednesday comparing the presi...

Donald Trump In September: 'I Love The Muslims'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics

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Ben Carson Sends Voters 'Very Special, Very Personal Portrait'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics

Most candidates neglect Washington, D.C., when sending out mailers for the Republican presidential primary. So one of the joys of going out of town is...

2016 Republican Contenders Silent On Planned Parenthood Shooting

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.28.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential hopefuls were noticeably silent about a fatal shooting that took place at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs. All three ...

Ben Carson Will Reportedly Visit Refugee Camp In Jordan

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics

  WASHINGTON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is traveling to Jordan on Friday to visit Syrian refugees at a Uni...

2016 Hopefuls Hit Obama On ISIS While Trying To Replicate His Plan

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Americans reeling from the news that the Islamic State group killed 129 people and wounded 352 in Paris on Friday, presidential ca...

Mitt Romney Tells GOP Leaders He 'Can't Go Back To That Life'

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.13.2015 | Comedy

Given the current undesired field of Republican presidential candidates, GOP leaders are rumored to be pushing Mitt Romney to run for president ...