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What Was Seamus Thinking?

Salon | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

If Seamus could only know he’d influence a presidential election by voiding his bowels during that 12-hour, 1983 trip to Canada in a crate strapped ...

The End Of Seamus?

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gail Collins, The New York Times columnist who has done more to advance the story of Mitt Romney's dog than anyone in journalism, sugges...

Jennifer Bendery

Jay Carney Knocks Press For Focusing On Obama's 'One-Line Joke About A Dog' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Thursday that the press is too focused on "a joke" that President Barack Obama made Tuesday ...

Obama Rehashes Romney Dog Joke

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign said Tuesday that President Barack Obama embarrassed himself by continuing to joke about Romney putting his dog on the roof of ...

Oregon Judge 'Probably' Would Have Found Mitt Romney Guilty Of Animal Abuse

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

An Oregon judge said he "probably" would have found Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney guilty of animal abuse had Romney's dog transport an...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Link Tax Fight To Romney's Dog | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats signaled their tax vote was as much about politics as policy Wednesday by saying it sets them up for November, and even...

Romney Dog-On-Roof Story Inspires New Game

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

A digital game publisher is working on a mobile app that mocks Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney for the way he treated his dog almost thirt...

Seamus Romney Makes Cameo Appearance In Gas Mileage TV Ad

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's former dog makes a cameo appearance in a TV advertisement supporting the Obama administration's proposed regulations for f...

Alan Grayson Raises Money Off The Suffering Of Seamus Romney

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

Former Florida Rep. Alan Grayson wants voters to know that if they don't send him back to Congress this year, Mitt Romney's dog will suffer. "Unles...

TV Host Re-Enacts Seamus Romney's Roof Ride

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

Seattle TV host Nancy Guppy arrived on Thursday at a red carpet soiree, stuffed into a dog kennel attached to the roof of a car. The stunt commemorate...

Political Dog Tales: Fala, Checkers, Freckles, and Seamus

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The Romney-Seamus story is pretty disturbing because it represents what we might call the "anti-Checkers." Unlike Fala, Checkers, and Freckles, the Seamus incident can be interpreted as a glimpse into Romney's character.

Romney Heckled Over Dog-On-Roof Story

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney can't even grab some pizzas without being reminded of how he treated his dog nearly 30 years ago. As ...

Obama Ate Dog, And He'd Do It Again To Remind You Of Seamus Romney

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney and Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When conservatives discovered that President Obama admitted to having eaten dog meat as a child when he lived in Indonesia, they vowed t...

A Brief History of Pet Transportation Makes Romney's Dog-on-Roof Method Seem Almost Humane

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics
Anna Jane Grossman

I love my dog. I've never put my dog on the roof of a car. But I'm not sure he'd totally mind it. Have you ever seen a dog stick his head out of the side of a car?

Why Seamus Matters

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

It is probably true that Romney's treatment of Seamus would not make him a bad president -- his economic views and fear of his own party's right wing would do that. Despite this, Romney's treatment of Seamus may prove damaging in the election.

Mitt Romney: I Wouldn't Put Dog On The Roof Again

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney, in his sit-down interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, addressed the Seamus controversy once more, this time conceding that he wouldn't strap...

'Dogs Against Romney' Brings Up Romney Supporter's 1959 Dog Incident

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Dogs Against Romney, the online protest group upset with how Mitt Romney treated his dog in 1983, wants the world to know the Mitt Romney campaign wil...

Animal Lovers Against Romney Super PAC Set To Launch

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

A longtime Democratic donor is launching a million-dollar super PAC devoted to telling the story about Mitt Romney's act almost three decades ago of p...

Santorum Spokeswoman: 'If You Can't Be Nice To Your Dog, Who Are You Going To Be Nice To?'

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Journalists keep asking Rick Santorum's campaign if it's really fair to bring up how Mitt Romney treated his Irish Setter 30 years ago, ...

Santorum Campaign Continues To Discuss Romney's Dog

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum campaign honcho John Brabender said Thursday that Mitt Romney's mistreatment of the family dog 30 years ago shouldn't be the focus of th...

Jason Linkins

Gail Collins Is Apparently Not Allowed To Write About Seamus The Dog Anymore | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.09.2012 | Media

Over at BuzzFeed, McKay Coppins rounds up a bunch of reactions to Gail Collins' most recent New York Times column, and how much people hate her for writing it. Why are they dogging out Collins?

WATCH: HuffPost Super Tuesday Video Stream Features Seamus Romney

Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

HuffPost ran a nearly six-hour live video stream covering the Republican Super Tuesday presidential primaries, and the results were . . . fun! Armed w...

'Dogs Against Romney' Reenacts Roof Ride

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

A member of the emergent "Dogs Against Romney" protest movement has filmed a reenactment of the infamous 1983 incident in which Mitt Romney drove from...

I'm With Stupid: A Steaming Pile of Dog Doo With a Side of Romney

Todd Hartley | Posted 04.22.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

A group calling itself Dogs Against Romney has recently ramped up its efforts to derail the Republican presidential candidate's campaign. Let's examine the charges against candidate Mitt, shall we?