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Gop Presidential Race

95 Percent Of GOP Ad Dollars Comes From Outside Groups

NBC News | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.04.2015 | Media

A whopping 95 percent of the TV ad spending in the Republican presidential race has come from outside groups and Super PACs, while just 5 percent com...

What to Make of Carson's Surge

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.28.2015 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The very first issue on Ben Carson's campaign website states, "I am unabashedly and entirely pro-life." This coming from an African-American, the line sounds even more appealing to conservatives since it seems to buck the standard political equation -- black, liberal, and Democrat.

A Black Woman's Case for Atheism

Sikivu Hutchinson | Posted 09.16.2015 | Black Voices
Sikivu Hutchinson

When it comes to women's bodies, science education and climate change, Christian Americana's God is still in the big house, still a flat earther and still a raging sexist.

Bush Name May Not Sink Jeb Bush

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Jeb has frontally acknowledged the family name problem by loudly declaring that he's not his brother or father. One is the very thing that appears to be his political ball and chain: his name, Bush. In politics, as in life, name identification is everything -- both good and bad.

It's Happening: Mitt Romney Considering Another Run For President

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.09.2015 | Politics

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) told donors in New York City that he is actively weighing another run for president in 2016, The Wall Street...

Romney's Case for Bain

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

GOP presidential contenders Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich, GOP strategist Karl Rove, and a few other GOP stalwarts loudly claim that the Bain issue is a potential presidential game loser for presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

Lucia Graves

Rick Santorum Unclear On Medical Marijuana Laws | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

At a campaign stop in Concord, N.H. on Thursday, GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum spent more than an hour sparring with college students over ...

The Iowa Caucuses, What Do They Prove? Shakespeare Was Right About The Masses

Michael Russnow | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Michael Russnow

In reviewing the Iowa Caucuses, wherein former Governor Mitt Romney achieved his desired victory, I can only conclude that the votes demonstrate conclusively Shakespeare was right about the masses and their follow-the-pack mentality.

Jason Cherkis

Perry Administration's HPV Emails Raise Questions Of 'Under The Table' Input, Merck Involvement | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON--The day before Texas Governor Rick Perry issued his now-controversial executive order mandating the administration of the HPV vaccine, an ...

Jason Cherkis

Under Rick Perry, Former Staffers Raked In Millions As Lobbyists | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has been good for the Austin lobbying business. Forty Perry aides have e...

Tea Party Protesters Rail Against Romney

Patch | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics

About 25 members and activists of assorted Tea Party organizations in New Hampshire held a counter-demonstration on Sunday, before the appearance of f...

Rick Perry's "Texas Miracle" Con Job

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Texas governor and reported GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry is the nation's greatest political con artist. His so called "Texas Miracle" does not stand up to even cursory fact-finding.

Sarah Palin-Donald Trump Pizza Party Another Low for New York

Dan Collins | Posted 08.01.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Anyone who thought New York's role in the GOP presidential race ended with the termination of Trump's phony-baloney candidacy was obviously wrong.

Romney's Survival Depends On California, Georgia, Missouri

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

With recent polls showing Romney tying McCain in California and Huckabee and him still having a shot in major battlegrounds like Missouri, Georgia, McCain has not been coronated just yet.