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The Daily Szep: The Thoughts of Chairman Bernanke

Paul Szep | Posted 10.28.2011 | Politics
Paul Szep

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Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, Texas Governor Rick Perry blustered his way into the thick of the GOP presidential race, racking up national exposure and controversial statements with equal swiftness. He referred to evolution as "a theory that is out there"; knocked Social Security as little more than a "Ponzi Scheme"; and derided worries about climate change, saying climates have "been changing ever since the earth was formed" (when pressed on when, exactly, that occurred, he would only say that the planet is "pretty old"). But the Perry quote of the week had to be his warning that should Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke come down to the governor's home state, Texans "would treat him pretty ugly." Pretty old, pretty ugly... pretty scary. And on the pretty geeky side of the news ledger, it was announced that "retweet" and "sexting" have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary. No word on whether @RepWeiner feels validated.

Rick Perry Looks to Leave Mitt Romney and Karl Rove in the Dust

David Paul | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics
David Paul

There is a reason Karl Rove and the Bush family have fought this guy. Perry just either says what he wants with no regard for outcomes, or says what he wants with full regard for outcomes. I suspect it's the latter.

Rick Perry: 'I Got In Trouble'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In the words of Gov. Rick Perry, secession was one scenario on the table for frustrated Texans. The BP oil spill? Might have been...

White House Reacts To Controversial Perry Remarks

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics

GUTTENBERG, Iowa (AP/The Huffington Post) — The White House is firing back at Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry's comments about Federal Re...