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Iowa Gop Debate

GOP Candidates Make Questionable Claims

AP | By CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich overlooked a couple of years of red ink when he asserted Thursday night that he balanced the budget for four years as Hous...

Sara Kenigsberg

Debate Moderators Put GOP Candidates On Defense | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

The seven remaining candidates didn't get off easy in the last Republican presidential primary debate before the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses. The Fox News...

Jason Linkins

Romney: 'I Changed My Mind' On Gay Marriage, Abortion | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

During Thursday night's GOP presidential debate, moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News questioned former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on his history o...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Hopeful On Immigration: 'There's Not A Problem Anymore' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Jon Huntsman went after his former boss, President Obama, tying his "failure" on the economy to lower levels of undocumented immigration. Essentially,...

Paul, Bachmann Spar Over Nuclear Iran

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Amid a lengthy back and forth over the proper way to handle a potential nuclear threat from Iran, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) drew the ire of offi...

Amanda Terkel

Gingrich Makes Extreme Anti-Secular Claim | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich went off on the American judicial system during Thursday night's GOP debate, saying courts have become "grotesquely...

Amanda Terkel

Bachmann Busted By PolitiFact On Claim About PolitiFact | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich engaged in a heated exchange on the issue of Gingrich's consulting work for mor...

Jason Linkins

Gingrich: 'I Can Beat Barack Obama' | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

The first question during Thursday night's GOP presidential debate went to former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Moderator Bret Baier of Fox News, citin...

Amanda Terkel

Perry: I Hope I Am The Tim Tebow Of Iowa | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry came out swinging at the final debate before the Iowa caucuses Thursday, attempting to counter the perception that he is a weak ...

WATCH: 'The Daily Show' Takes On Mitt Romney's $10,000 Bet

Posted 12.17.2011 | Comedy

The never-ending circus that is the 2012 GOP primary race continued this weekend with yet another live debate, this time in Iowa. On Monday night's "D...

Shiny Happy Corporate People

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.13.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Mitt Romney's questioner wasn't asking him about corporate personhood. He was asking why Romney wants to cut Social Security while preserving corporate tax breaks.

For Some Contenders, An Issue Of Flopping On Facts

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Michele Bachmann cast her opinion as a settled fact when she told the Republican presidential debate Thursday that a key element of Pres...

WATCH: Scarborough GOES OFF On Michele Bachmann

Posted 10.12.2011 | Media

Joe Scarborough let loose on Friday, going on a wild tear about his loathing of Michele Bachmann and the fringe politics he thinks she represents. ...

Jon Ward

Iowa GOP Presidential Debate: Michele Bachmann And Tim Pawlenty Go Head-To-Head | Jon Ward | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

Video produced by Sara Kenigsberg. AMES, Iowa –- Well, that was lively. The Republican presidential primary debate provided plenty of firework...

WATCH: Chris Wallace And Newt Gingrich Go After Each Other During Debate

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.11.2011 | Media

Fox News' Chris Wallace and Newt Gingrich (a former Fox News contributor) had a very hostile exchange during Thursday's GOP presidential debate in Iow...

Live Updates Ahead Of Hawkeye State Debate

Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

Eight Republican candidates are facing off in Iowa's first presidential debate of the 2012 election season on Thursday night. The list of names ta...