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Politicians Speak Foreign Languages, Sometimes Find Success Amid Cringeworthy Attempts

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics

When Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) attempted to put her Spanish skills to use at a recent Boston immigration reform rally, she admitted her bilingua...

Is Gay Marriage Really a Conservative Cause?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics
Nathaniel Frank

It's true that conservatives ought to embrace same-sex marriage, and their recent support has been hugely helpful. But it's one thing to say same-sex marriage is consistent with conservative values, and quite another to claim it as a conservative cause.

The Donald Trump Endorsement: What Was Mitt Romney Thinking?

Dan Collins | Posted 04.03.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

If you're making a list of the ten most uncomfortable-looking Americans of 2012, you may want to take a look at the clip of Mitt Romney being endorsed by Donald Trump.

Mitt Gets a Bit of Comeuppance

Michael Sigman | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Why does our species take delight in seeing our gods tumble? When it comes to Romney -- or Gingrich who, let's not forget, is a multimillionaire thanks to influence peddling with Freddie Mac et al -- it's the shameless hypocrisy.

Jon Huntsman Ends Campaign, Makes Endorsement

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman delivered a speech on his decision to terminate his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination and endorse Mitt...

Sam Stein

Huntsman Dropping Out Of Primary Race | Sam Stein | Posted 01.15.2012 | Politics

Jon Huntsman is dropping out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination, according to campaign officials. An aide to Huntsman confirmed...

Why Do Republicans Like Toaster Strudel?

D.R. Burgess | Posted 03.13.2012 | Comedy
D.R. Burgess

Stuff Republicans Like is a gentle reminder that, however much we disparage them, our red state cousins are people too. Just like us, except perhaps a bit... well... processed.

No 'Colbert Bump' For Huntsman?

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman vowed to continue his campaign after placing third in New Hampshire's primary election on Tuesday night. The preside...

Occupy Wall Street Overwhelms the Republicans: Newt Enrolls in OWS

Richard Brodsky | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

Are you with the 99% or with the 1%? Leave it to the very smart Newt Gingrich to find the hole in the Mitt Romney facade and drive a truck through it.

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...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Jon Huntsman Modifies Message On The Science Of Global Warming | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

Jon Huntsman, the former Utah governor and current Republican presidential candidate, earned accolades from environmental advocates earlier this year ...

GOP Candidates, As Cartoon Characters

Posted 12.06.2011 | Entertainment

There's no doubt that this year's Republican presidential primary has been dominated by characters. But in the last few days, the race has begun to ge...

In Presidential Politics, Is Ignorance Really Bliss?

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Romney and his fellow GOP hopefuls can take comfort in new research indicating that on the pressing issues of the day, their coveted conservative cohort seeks nothing more than to know nothing.

Bloomberg Calls GOP Candidates Views On Science 'Mind-Boggling'

Posted 01.04.2012 | New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg took a shot at the current field of GOP candidates for president Thursday, denouncing their stances on evolution and climate c...

The Huntsman Girls: A New Kind of Political Daughter

Yelena Shuster | Posted 01.02.2012 | Women
Yelena Shuster

From Meghan Mccain to the Huntsman sisters, this generation's edgier, funnier, and savvier daughters are rebelling against the formality of the typical White House campaign.

Three-Way Dance: Romney, Perry, Bachmann

Robert Brenner | Posted 11.12.2011 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

Good evening, fight fans! We've got a real slobberknocker for you tonight! The Mighty Mitt Romney versus Rowdy Rick Perry versus Beautiful Michele Bachmann. The winner gets a title shot at Barack "Bam Bam" Obama.

GOP Debate Style: What To Look For Tonight

Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.07.2011 | Style
Christina Wilkie

Much has been made of women's clothing on the campaign trail, but men face just as many potential style hazards. During Wednesday night's GOP debate a...

PREDICT: The Republican Nominee's Faith

Posted 09.14.2011 | Religion

Religion has always been a contentious issue in American politics, but can it be a faithful indicator of which candidates will triumph, come election ...

Sam Stein

Jon Huntsman's Authentic Authenticity Dilemma | Sam Stein | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK -- As he stood among a throng of reporters toward the end of a Continental aircraft in mid-flight from New Hampshire to New Jersey, Jon Hunts...

Sam Stein

Huntsman Explains His Relationship With Health Care Reform's 'Individual Mandate' | Sam Stein | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

EXETER, N.H. -- There has been much reporting of the fact that as Governor of Utah, Jon Huntsman held a favorable view of the individual mandate, the ...

Republicans: Announce Already! You Can't Beat Somebody with Nobody!

Robert Guttman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Guttman

Every day that passes without an announced GOP presidential candidate debating the issues with the president makes Barack Obama look like a two term president. You can't beat somebody with nobody!

Obama Expects His Own Ambassador To Resign, Explore 2012 Run

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration anticipates Jon Huntsman, who the president appointed to serve as U.S. Ambassador to China, will leave his post to pursue a p...

Obama Appointee Reportedly Leaning Toward GOP Presidential Bid

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speculation that U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman could mount a Republican run for president in 2012 is heating up Thursday, with news that he's ...

Obama Makes Light Of Administration Ambassador Potentially Running In 2012

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama is making light of speculation that his ambassador to China could run against him as a Republican in the 2012 presidential elec...

Obama Ambassador Hints At Run Against Him For President In 2012

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jon Huntsman, the former GOP Utah governor who President Obama convinced to serve as U.S. ambassador to China, has hinted to Newsweek that he is consi...