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Gop Debates

Huckabee Creates Another Chance To See The Candidates Face Off

Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee (R) will hold another GOP presidential forum on Saturday in anticipation of next week's Super Tuesday primary c...

GOP Debate Instructions: "Open Mouths, Insert Feet"

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Have we seen the last debate of the primary season? Probably. Have we been impressed? You're kidding, right?

GOP Yoga Poses of Strong Resolve

Paul Greenberg | Posted 04.28.2012 | Comedy
Paul Greenberg

C.O.B.R.A. Expiration Pose: Ignoring your liberal partner's pleas that his health insurance has been cancelled, firmly grasp his left arm and wrench it from its socket.

Fox News Debate Moderators Vs. CNN Counterparts: Study

Posted 02.24.2012 | Media

Fox News moderators spoke 65% more during GOP debates than their CNN counterparts, according to a new study by the University of Minnesota. Smart ...

Final Four: The GOP Arizona Debate

Alan Schroeder | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

Of the four contenders, Rick Santorum had the best night. It has taken him twenty debates, but Santorum finally ended up with the primo onstage real estate, right next to Mitt Romney at the heart of the action.

Ryan Grim

Rick Santorum Compares Mitt Romney To Michael Dukakis | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

Tired of hearing Mitt Romney crow about his record of balancing the budget while governor of Massachusetts, Rick Santorum delivered what may have been...

Michael Calderone

Will The 20th GOP Debate Be The Last? | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.23.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Republican candidates saw a lot of each other in January, with six debates crammed into a frenetic 19-day stretch. But after leaving t...

CNN Cancels Debate After Romney And Paul Pull Out

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.17.2012 | Media

CNN announced Thursday that it has canceled an upcoming debate after Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and Rick Santorum all said they would either not attend or ...

The GOP Has Never Before Seen Liars Like Gingrich and Romney

Andy Ostroy | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

While most politicians tell the truth most of the time and toss in a bit of truth-stretching, with a few lies here and there, these two lie all the time. Their entire candidacies are built on the re-writing of history.

The Republicans' 19th Nervous Breakdown

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

It is only a slight overstatement to say that the Republican presidential candidates have debated 19 times and the winner of almost all of those debates has been Barack Obama.

Fox News Host Calls GOP Debates 'Stupid'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.30.2012 | Media

Chris Wallace on Saturday said what many journalists, television viewers and probably the GOP candidates are thinking. "It is ridiculous how many d...

Jason Linkins

Romney, Gingrich Face Off: 'I'm Not Anti-Immigrant' | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Earlier this week, Newt Gingrich caught criticism from Florida's Sen. Marco Rubio over an Spanish-language radio ad, in which Mitt Romney was referred...

John McCain Slams 'Damaging' GOP Debates

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is not a fan of the extensive number of GOP debates that have shaped the race for the Republican presidential nomination to...

Ryan Grim

Lobbyist Sheds New Light On Gingrich Career | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The consultant Newt Gingrich hired to advise his health policy company on how to avoid registering its employees and executives as lobby...

Michael Calderone

How CNN Is Going To Handle Its Debate Crowd | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.25.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Newt Gingrich won't have to worry about the audience being completely quiet during Thursday's debate in Jacksonville, the final primetime ...

WATCH: Gingrich Rips Brian Williams Over GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.25.2012 | Media

Newt Gingrich hit out at NBC's Brian Williams on Tuesday morning, criticizing the moderator of Monday night's debate for keeping the forum's audience ...

WATCH: Bob Schieffer's Bold Request

Posted 01.23.2012 | Media

CBS "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer had a bold request for GOP candidate Newt Gingrich on Sunday: will he participate in a one-on-one debate with...

S.C. Voters Waited Until Very End To Choose A Candidate

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was named the projected winner of the South Carolina primary within moments of polls closing in the state Sat...

Jon Ward

Newt Gingrich Releases His Tax Returns | Jon Ward | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- In the opening moments of the Republican debate here Thursday night, Newt Gingrich's campaign released his 2010 tax return. The...

Amanda Terkel

Gingrich Responds To Ex-Wife's Claims, Slams CNN | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

Sparks flew on the stage of the CNN debate in Charleston, S.C., Thursday during the very first question. The charges, however, were not directed betwe...

Howard Fineman

GOP Debates Let Loose The Roar Of The Crowd | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Candidates' attacks, gaffes and memory lapses have dominated coverage of the 21 Republican debates so far, but reporters are...

Jason Linkins

Gingrich Defends Controversial Claim, Gets Standing Ovation | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

During Monday night's Republican debate in South Carolina, moderator Juan Williams asked former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to respond to criticism he...

Ryan Grim

Rick Santorum Blasts Mitt Romney Over Voting Rights | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum schooled Mitt Romney in classic Santorum fashion during the GOP debate in South Carolina Monday night, drawing him in and pouncing. A su...

Perry Names A New Government Agency He Would Cut, Leaving Out One

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry named a different government agency he would cut as president in an interview on a Savannah, Georgia radio station Friday mornin...

I Am Tired of All the Political Candidates

Kate Fridkis | Posted 03.13.2012 | Media
Kate Fridkis

It's that time of year. It's that part of our four-year news cycle. And it's just getting started. Already, I am tired.