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Howard Fineman

'I Can't Do Modern Politics'

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- "I can't do modern politics," Newt Gingrich told a Rotary Club breakfast early Friday morning here at a country club near downtown...

Jon Ward

Romney: 'I Am Not A Wall Street Guy, Classically Defined'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said in an interview Thursday that none of the money that flowed into Bain Capital d...

Perry Brings In Texas Army To Help In Key Primary State

Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

By Mary Wisniewski DES MOINES, Iowa--Texas Governor Rick Perry, down in the polls and failing to find a winning campaign strategy, is relying on fo...

Howard Fineman

Iowa Already In Rear View Mirror For Some

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Newt Gingrich is fading faster than a winter sunset in a plowed-down cornfield. So why did a pro-Mitt Romney super PAC just go up ...

Sam Stein

DNC: Romney Charge 'Laughable' From 'Quarter-Billion-Dollar Man'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's reelection campaign and the allied Democratic National Committee swiftly responded to Mitt Romney's latest personal attack on the presi...

Jason Cherkis

More Ron Paul Writings, Speeches Reveal Wacky Conspiracy Theories Concerning Slaves, Christmas, and Diet Supplements

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Rep. Ron Paul's old newsletters continue to dog the Republican presidential contender, even though he's disavowed the racist and h...

Schock Slams 'Chicago-Style' Politicians In Iowa

Posted 12.30.2011 | Chicago

While speaking at a Mitt Romney campaign event in Iowa, "hottie" Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock took jabs at key figures in President Obama's campa...

Elise Foley

Ron Paul Supporters: What Newsletters?

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

PERRY, Iowa -- Ron Paul is still catching heat for the newsletters published under his name in the 1980s and '90s, which had harsh words for wide swat...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney: President Obama Out Of Touch Like Marie Antoinette

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

MASON CITY, Iowa -- Mitt Romney on Thursday sought to portray President Barack Obama as out of touch with the struggles of everyday Americans -- a cha...

Santorum Surges In Key Poll

Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

By Jeff Mason MASON CITY, Iowa--Rick Santorum may be getting his shot at the spotlight -- in the nick of time. Struggling for months to gain tra...

Perry Attacks Santorum As He Rises In The Polls

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Iowa -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry is questioning former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum's conservative credentials. Perry said Thursday tha...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Plans More Iowa Events Ahead Of Caucus

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

MASON CITY, Iowa -- It's official. Mitt Romney is all in in Iowa. The Romney campaign announced the former Massachusetts governor's schedule throug...

Perry's Abortion Shift Puts Him Further From Wife's Work

Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON--Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry's new opposition to abortion in almost any situation may appease conser...

Jason Cherkis

Rick Perry, 'Washington Outsider,' Spent Huge Sums At D.C. Hotspots

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent much of his struggling presidential campaign running against one particular place -- Washington, D.C. He...

Santorum Attacks Bachmann For 'Speed Dating'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) attacked his GOP presidential rival, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), over her last-minute bus tour of Iowa's 99 cou...

Bachmann Says She's 'America’s Iron Lady'

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann reached across the pond and back a few decades at a campaign stop Wednesday, comparing herself to f...

Santorum Suggests Obama Administration 'At War' With Key Groups

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

CORALVILLE, Iowa -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said the party needs to offer a sharp, clear contrast with President Barack Obama if...

Mark Blumenthal

Who's On First? Iowa Polls Disagree

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At first glance, two new polls of likely Republican caucus-goers released on Wednesday appear to tell very different stories: One shows ...

Ron Paul Fights Back On Critical Issue

Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, battling allegations he is anti-Israel, praised it as one of the United States's most importan...

Jon Ward

WATCH: Ad Defends Ron Paul Against Racist Charges

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

The super PAC supporting Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) in his presidential campaign released a powerful 2-minute web ad this morning designed to hit back at...

Howard Fineman

Iowa Conservatives' Search For Purist Boosts Non-Purist Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- This time, Wade Duncan is going hardcore, which says everything you need to know about the Iowa Republican caucuses. This is a rac...

Ron Paul Endorser Has Shocking Views

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: The endorsement no longer appears on Paul's website, according to TPM. Here is a screenshot of the endorsement via blogger Doug Mataconis. ...

Republicans Require No Photo ID To Vote In Republican Iowa Caucus

Brad Friedman | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Brad Friedman

For all of their years of claims that massive voter fraud is going on at the polling place, you'd think that when Republicans have a chance to run their own elections, they'd be sure to want it to be as "fraud"-free as possible.

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Takes Iowa Lead In New CNN Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

CLINTON, Iowa -- A new poll of Iowa voters shows former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney surging to the lead in the Hawkeye State as former House Speake...

Perry Tells Dubious Anecdote About 'Obamacare'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry told an anecdote Wednesday in Urbandale, Iowa of a cancer patient who came up to him claiming that the health care law signed by...