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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.

Elise Foley

Rick Perry Calls Obama A Socialist | Elise Foley | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry doubled down on his claim that President Barack Obama is a socialist during Sunday morning's GOP debate in New Hampshire. "I ...

Amanda Terkel

Mitt Romney: I'm Happy Ted Kennedy Suffered In Senate Race | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney responded to attacks that he is a career politician with long-standing political ambitions ...

Sam Stein

Newt Gingrich Slams Mitt Romney For 'Pious Baloney' | Sam Stein | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney spent the first part of Sunday's GOP debate arguing -- rather unbelievably -- that he's a reluctant politician who never really planned a ...

Michael Calderone

GOP Debate Producer: 'This Is Do Or Die' | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.07.2012 | Media

CONCORD, N.H. -- Rick Kaplan, producer for Saturday's ABC News/Yahoo/WMUR debate, says he doesn't "remember a debate that has as much on the line as t...

Rubbernecking's Year in Television 2011

Holly Cara Price | Posted 02.29.2012 | TV
Holly Cara Price

As you may know I have a fondness for the ticky-tacky known as reality television, I so love the term because it's so not anyone's reality I've ever known. So this recap will examine first the ridiculous... then the sublime.

GOP Cocktails: Newt Gingrich Waffles 'N Pork Subsidy, Stiff Romney And More

Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

Watching the GOP debates can get exasperating. It may be advisable to have a cocktail in hand for such times. Nathan DeWitt, professional mixologist a...

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

Since the start of the GOP presidential campaign, stalwart candidates have fallen away like hair from worn and weary follicles. Gone are Thad McCotter...

Seasoned Greetings: It's Another Ho-Ho-Horowitz Christmas!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 02.15.2012 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

Tough times? Try some tunes! We've got political carols! Financial carols! Scandal carols! Carols from the world of sports! Yes indeedy, friends -- it's a holiday miracle!