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Paul Campaign Reveals His Path Forward

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

* Paul campaign admits Romney likely to be nominee * Focus turns to shoring up support via state conventions * Goal is t...

'New Girl': Jess Helps Guy Jess Propose To Asian Jess

Posted 05.02.2012 | TV

Justin Long was a lot of fun when he guest-starred for a few episodes earlier this season on "New Girl" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Fox). As Paul, the male Je...

Questions for Republicans on Health Care Reform

David Coates | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
David Coates

Healthcare is too important an issue to be discussed in clichés and sound-bites. In truth, it's actually too important an issue to be resolved by nine unelected judges attempting to divine how long-dead eighteen century men would respond to twenty-first century problems.

Whatever Candidates Say, The People Reply Oy Vey

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

The American people are waiting for the primaries to end and for the GOP convention to finally select the Republican presidential Candidate. After such a grueling, stretched out, abrasive campaign, they would like to believe that "dos iz alts" -- "that's all there is."

Rand Paul Made Odd Case For Drug Ban

Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), as part of an ongoing effort to block a federal ban of synthetic drugs, once cited the threat of "radical Islam" as a reason f...

Republicans With Power: Virginia Personhood Laws a Preview of GOP Presidency?

Don C. Reed | Posted 04.17.2012 | DC
Don C. Reed

If personhood laws are put into effect, government would literally have the authority to control the reproductive life of every citizen. Were not Republicans supposed to be in favor of individual liberty? Why then would they want to remove our right to use birth control?

Jesus And Paul: Figurehead And Founder Of Christianity

Robert Orlando | Posted 04.04.2012 | Religion
Robert Orlando

Jesus' ministry was primarily a message to the Jewish people in preparation for a Messianic Kingdom. But it was Paul who targeted a larger community after being forced out of synagogue.

Election 2012, The Series: Bridezillas, Revenge Or The Housewives Of D.C.?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Unlike a 13-episode arc that can be mercifully cancelled when the audience clicks away, we are obligated to suffer through the soap opera plot twists and nefarious characterizations of the characters all the way up to that seemingly ever-distant date in November.

Peter S. Goodman

The Disconnect: In South Carolina, Candidates And Citizens Occupy Separate Realms | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 01.19.2012 | Business

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Inside a cavernous ballroom at a downtown hotel, Newt Gingrich stands beneath crystal chandeliers, addressing a crowd of several hun...

New Hampshire: Ron Paul Beats Expectations, But Not The Press, Romney's Real Victory

Ari Melber | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Ari Melber

While Romney is the first non-incumbent Republican to dominate the first two contests in the modern era, Ron Paul is the only candidate besides Romney to finish strong in both states.

Results and Consequences

Robert Hoopes | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Robert Hoopes

Will Romney be able to conduct a campaign fighting on four fronts, and ultimately take the presidency? I don't think so.

Ryan Grim

Iowa Caucus Results: Ron Paul Vows 'We Will Go On' | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

ANKENY, Iowa -- Rep. Ron Paul is not going away. The Texas Republican who speaks for the party's libertarian wing is projected to finish third, da...

The Non-Romney Race in Iowa

James Moore | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics
James Moore

Mitt Romney has money and the moderate politics to give the president a tough fight in the fall. But he doesn't give his own party those sweaty palms of excitement. He could have a very miserable 2012.

2012's Worst Rose Parade Floats (Doug's Dozen VIDEO)

Doug Molitor | Posted 03.04.2012 | Comedy
Doug Molitor


Ron Paul Looks To Score In Iowa

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Ahead of Tuesday's Iowa Caucus, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) told supporters in the Hawkeye State that he's "optimistic" about his chances of winning ...

Forget Iowa!

Robert Guttman | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Robert Guttman

It is time to turn America's chaotic primary system back into something that makes sense. It is time America produces an election process that brings out the best and most centrist candidates for the nation's highest office.

Memo From a Political Insider

James Moore | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
James Moore

Romney's problem is still that he's Romney. Don't expect better than third out of him in Iowa. The reasons are many and manifest and have been talked about and written about until they are likely carved into tablets of jade somewhere. As for Newt, the polls in Iowa and elsewhere have been friendly to him but the voters in Iowa will be less magnanimous. They aren't likely to be as forgiving as the analysts think. Ron Paul is the guy who could end up as the Mike Huckabee of 2008. He might even do considerably better throughout the spring. Where does this leave us? We could go all the way through Super Tuesday in the first week of March and still not know who will be the nominee of the Republican Party.

Paul Did Not 'Invent' Christianity

Greg Carey | Posted 12.26.2011 | Religion
Greg Carey

How did followers of Jesus move from a religion focused upon Israel's God and God's kingdom to a religion devoted to the person of Jesus? For many, the Apostle Paul fills that gap.

12 Republican Superheroes! (Doug's Dozen VIDEO)

Doug Molitor | Posted 11.08.2011 | Comedy
Doug Molitor

It came at the end of a summer with too many superhero movies and too many Republicans debating each other.

The Search for the Historical Paul: What Paul Thought About Women

John Dominic Crossan | Posted 10.11.2011 | Religion
John Dominic Crossan

The historical Paul is being pulled -- kicking and screaming -- away from Christianity's radical past and into Christianity's Roman future. As with owner and slave so also with male and female.

New on DVD: Paul -- One of the Most Underrated Comedies of the Year

Zorianna Kit | Posted 10.07.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

Paul is a comedy adventure film about two British sci-fi geeks who stumble across an alien. Recently, Paul's star and co-writer Simon Pegg, along with the director Greg Mottola, sat down to talk about the film.

Evangelicals And Masculinity

Greg Carey | Posted 09.27.2011 | Religion
Greg Carey

Joe Nelms' inappropriate use of public prayer is symptomatic of a larger disorder among evangelicals -- masculinity compensation disorder. The movement needs aggressive treatment.

What Does The Bible Actually Say About Gay Marriage?

Lee Jefferson | Posted 11.04.2012 | Religion
Lee Jefferson

The Bible is a complicated collection of documents that was never meant to "speak" to our contemporary situation, but groups often speak through the lens of the Bible on issues like same-sex marriage.

Friday Talking Points [167] -- Happy Friday the Thirteenth, Ron!

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ron Paul, apparently, is not a superstitious kind of guy. Tempting fate, as it were, he announced today that he's running for president once again -- on Friday the thirteenth.

Director Neil Burger Tests His Limits With Limitless

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a couple of days before his movie, Limitless, opens, and director Neil Burger is nibbling at sashimi in a restaurant, pondering a question of whether he's got more at stake with his latest film.