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America Newtered

Jim Worth | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Jim Worth

One party has lost its way and has no clue how to get out of the nightmare it's in or which path will take them out of it. What's at stake is control of the most powerful nation in the world.

Dave Jamieson

Romney: 'It's Not Worth Getting Angry About' | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.26.2012 | Politics

During the GOP debate in Florida on Thursday, an unemployed Floridian in the audience named Lynn asked the candidates what their policies could do to ...

Romneycare: A Road Not Taken

Eli Lehrer | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

While I had some hopes for President Romney's healthcare reform proposals, the plan that eventually emerged in the spring of 2009 failed to satisfy a single progressive goal. The plan goes by the ridiculous title of the "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."

Does Mitt Romney Need a Sistah Souljah Moment?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Twenty years ago, Bill Clinton demonstrated his centrist credentials by criticizing controversial rapper Sistah Souljah. Expressing a similar statement about the Tea Party, Rush Limbaugh or some other visible right wing figure would help Romney accomplish the same thing.

He'd Call the Whole Thing Off

Carolita Johnson | Posted 03.18.2012 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson

Obamacare, Romneycare, whatever, right? Whatever it takes to get elected. (for a larger version click on the cartoon )...

How "RomneyCare" Will Screw You

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

Romney's approach may sound appealing, but the proverbial devil is in the details.

Romney's Cynical, Dishonest Speech

Dan Kennedy | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
Dan Kennedy

Soon Mitt Romney's only opponent will be Barack Obama. His dispiriting campaign to date, embodied in his New Hampshire speech, does not portend an uplifting spectacle of democracy this summer and fall.

GOP Hearts Big Government

Michael Sigman | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Leave it to Rush Limbaugh to tell the Right how to pontificate about the virtues of small government while pushing for its opposite. The question isn't whether government should be big, but whom big government is for.

Romney Gives Awkward Response When Pressed On Key Issue

Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney got caught up in an uncomfortable confrontation Monday, when a woman pressed him on his position on health care...

Why Republicans Support Government Mandates

David C. Wilson | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics
David C. Wilson

Romney's argument keeps most Republicans at bay because it taps into their principled beliefs about states' rights, and is simple. Yet, it also implies he is either duplicitous or that he is against any and all federal legislation.

Gingrich Praised Rival For Plan He Now Attacks

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich praised the health care law that his rival for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, Mitt Romney, sign...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's Medicare, Medicaid Claim Backfires | Sam Stein | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney told voters on the campaign trail in Iowa today that before he entered the world of politics, he n...

Jon Ward

Gingrich Prepares Romney Critique, Says Mandate Leads To 'Socialized Medicine' | Jon Ward | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich took a subtle shot at primary frontrunner Mitt Romney on Monday, arguing that health care...

Newt Gingrich Will Be the GOP Nominee in 2012 - Bet on It

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

The Tea Partiers have found their candidate. And in these times, where the Tea Party goes, as the debate ceiling debacle showed showed the world, so goes the Republican Party. Republicans, say hello to your nominee: Newt Gingrich.

Things Aren't Going Well For Mitt Romney

Michael J.W. Stickings | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Michael J.W. Stickings

Mitt Romney's rivals know that attacking him will only weaken him for the general election, assuming he wins the nomination. But at least a couple of his rivals are actually trying to win the nomination.

Gingrich Firm Promotes Health Care Plan With Individual Mandate

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

In CNN's Republican presidential debate last month, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney tangled after the former Massachusetts governor declared that the id...

Who Invented The Word 'Obamacare'?

Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

It is used in rallying cries by Republicans nationwide, but who is responsible for crafting the now omnipresent term "Obamacare?" The Atlantic has ...

Obama Adviser: Mitt Romney Has 'No Core'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's chief campaign strategist, David Axelrod, continued to attack Republican frontrunner and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romne...

Sam Stein

Will The Second Time Be The Charm For Romney? | Sam Stein | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While he may be capped at roughly 25 percent support in national polls, it's become accepted theory that Mitt Romney is a smoother presi...

Rick Perry's Harsh Attack Appears To Walk Fine Line With The Rules

Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

A new, slickly produced campaign ad from Texas governor and GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry appears to run afoul with the rules with its use of ...

WATCH: Rick Perry Hammers GOP Rival With Harsh Attack

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is out with a new scathing attack ad linking former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to President Barack Obama on the issue of hea...

The "Shovel-Ready" Debate

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Even though it is clearly a two-man race for the Republican nomination, many Republicans still haven't decided who to support. In other words, neither candidate is yet shovel-ready.

Perrycare Health Reform: Cowboy Social Darwinism Culls the Herd

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

If Romney had guts and conviction, and the Republican Party wasn't so crazy, he should be proud of the success of his 2006 health reform in Massachusetts.

Is Mitt Romney in Trouble in Michigan?

Susan J. Demas | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

There are signs of trouble in Romneyland, starting right here in his home state of Michigan -- a state critical to both his primary and general election strategies.

Repealing Romneyscare

Sunil Adam | Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy
Sunil Adam