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Gop Candidates 2012

GOP Candidates As Superheroes (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Alex Suskind | Posted 05.06.2012 | Entertainment

Super Tuesday is upon us. Tonight, America gets a few steps closer to finding out who the GOP presidential nominee will be in November. That said, if ...

Where's Education in the Republican Candidates' Slugfest?

Annette Fuentes | Posted 03.27.2012 | Education
Annette Fuentes

Through months of campaigning and 18 debates, the Republican presidential candidates have limned a range of issues. But how about their views on public education?

The GOP's Salvation: A Modest Proposal

Andrew Reinbach | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Andrew Reinbach

The GOP should do something bold. Something unexpected. Something... audacious. It should nominate Goldman Sachs for president.

Anderson Cooper Calls Out Santorum For Changing His Tune

Posted 01.06.2012 | Media

Anderson Cooper discussed controversial comments made by GOP candidate Rick Santorum on his CNN show Thursday night. Cooper ran video clips to highlig...

Obama's Still Missing Ingredient

Trey Ellis | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics
Trey Ellis

If Obama continues to stay on message, forcefully addressing income inequality and positioning himself as the champion of the middle-class, he has a better than decent chance at reelection.

Warning: Political Ads Make You Stupid

Marty Kaplan | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

It'd be a new day for democracy if political ads were required to include a disclaimer: "The scary music, Photoshopped pictures and misleading sound bites in this ad are tricks intended to manipulate you."

GOP's Finest in Fierce Battle to Become 2012 Jester-in-Chief

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

When Tea Partiers warned the Feds to stay away from their Medicare, little did we know they were foreshadowing the all-out battle now raging among Republicans for the role of Jester-In-Chief.

How Lucky Can Obama Get?

Aaron Anson | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics
Aaron Anson

Voters are sick and tired of these candidates' silly quarreling. We've been through enough bruising elections in recent history. We've learned our lessons, and we won't continue the status quo. For once in a lifetime, can we have a civil election that's based on issues that matter?

Flatland USA: Welcome to the Future, Rick Perry-Style

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Poverty-stricken Americans in Rick Perry's Flatland navigate a landscape filled with danger, as crumbling bridges and collapsing buildings threaten their safety and rolling blackouts and water failures leave them thirsty and in the dark more and more of the time.

Republican Presidential Candidates, Obama And Biden React To Occupy Wall Street Protests

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

The Occupy Wall Street protests that began in mid-September as a small group of demonstrators camped out near the New York Stock Exchange has spread a...

Republicans Channel Their Inner David Cronenberg

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

Republicans have shown they don't care if they're hypocrites. Or if they lie. Or about apologizing when they do. Instead, they double-down and tell you it wasn't meant to be a factual statement.

WATCH: GOP Presidential Candidates, Obama React To Shocking Incident

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

At the Fox News/Google GOP presidential debate held on September 22, members of the audience booed after an openly gay soldier serving in Iraq present...

Mitt Romney, the Quiet Extremist

Michael Keegan | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

As he emerges as the GOP frontrunner, it needs to be asked: is Mitt Romney more moderate than his fellow candidates, or is he just better at strategically keeping his extremism quiet?

Benefactors And Cheapskates: How The 2012 GOP Presidential Candidates Give To Charity

Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

HuffPost reporters have completed an extensive project to uncover how the 2012 GOP presidential candidates give to charity. Many of the candidates hav...

Welcome To The Big Tease: Non-Candidates Keeping Buzz Alive

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Chris Christie isn't running for president but says he's listening to those who want him to. Donald Trump opted out of a bid for the ...

How the GOP Became the Anti-Science Party

Leonard Steinhorn | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics
Leonard Steinhorn

Why are so many otherwise rational Republicans so seemingly irrational when matters of science enter the political arena? Four factors might explain.

The New GOP: Anti-Kids, Anti-Jobs, Anti-Business... And Anti-Republican

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 11.09.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Republicans from Taft to Bush have done the right thing for their country. But today's Republicans are a nihilistic pack who would turn against everything their predecessors believed in, in the name of selfishness and greed.

Rudy Giuliani: The Door Is 'Absolutely' Open On 2012 Presidential Run (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani dabbled in 2012 presidential speculation again Thursday evening, saying that he was "absolutely" considering ...

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Falling Like Dominos

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the disappearance of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, it prompted us to take a look at the other potential Republican 2012 candidates. Just how ...