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Gop 2012 Presidential Candidates

Sam Stein

WATCH: Ron Paul Promotes Newsletters In '80s Interview

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

It is hardly a new revelation that newsletters sent under Rep. Ron Paul's name often contained provocative and occasionally racist material. When the ...

Jon Ward

Rick Perry Says Mitt Romney Is 'Part Of Wall Street'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry took a shot at former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's previous career in private equity, saying his rival i...

Christina Wilkie

GOP Candidate's Slogan Has Very Controversial Past

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: Initial reports that a Romney campaign slogan was also once used by the KKK were incorrect. Romney's "keep America America" line is different,...

Mark Blumenthal

Gingrich Leads, But For How Long?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A slew of new polls shows Newt Gingrich leading the race for the Republican nomination, both nationally in three of the first four prima...

Christina Wilkie

WATCH: GOP Candidate's Wild Night In DC

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Occupy Wall Street protesters chanted and cheered in driving rain outside the Willard Hotel Wednesday night, Newt Gingrich served his...

Is Ron Paul Absolutely Right, or Is He Absolutely Wrong About Terrorism?

Paul Heroux | Posted 02.06.2012 | World
Paul Heroux

What causes terrorism? This is more than just an academic question. It has become an important part of GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul's foreign policy position.

Sam Stein

Bachmann: Deport All The Undocumented

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) insisted on Saturday night that as president she would see to it that every undocumented immigrant in the country be d...

Paul Blumenthal

What Can Cain Do With Leftover Campaign Funds?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Saturday afternoon embattled presidential candidate Herman Cain announced the suspension of his campaign amid allegations of sexual h...

Sam Stein

Cain: 'Where Do We Stop?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

Setting markers for the legislative debate ahead, presidential candidate Herman Cain said he opposed reauthorizing extended unemployment benefits that...

Christina Wilkie

Gingrich: 'It's Not Fair'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

Newt Gingrich said over the weekend that "lies" had been told about his wife, Callista Gingrich, that were "to her disadvantage" during the campaign, ...

Rahm Emanuel Blasts GOP Candidate

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel had some harsh words for Mitt Romney Sunday, saying the Republican presidential candidate "turns a blind eye" to the middle...

Condoleezza Rice: GOP Hopefuls Must Brush Up On Key Issue

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice insisted Sunday that the Republican presidential candidates must learn more about foreign policy in the tim...

After Gaffe, Cain Shocks Again On Subject Of Libya

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

After stumbling on a question about the situation in Libya just days ago, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain suggested on Friday that he be...

Bachmann: Scandal 'Makes Watergate Look Like Child's Play'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann shared her thoughts on the Solyndra issue today, saying the loan scandal "makes Watergate look like...

Perry Tackles Obama On Big Issue

AP | BETH FOUHY and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK — Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry assailed President Barack Obama anew Friday – this time on an arms-trafficking probe...

Jon Ward

New Poll: Gingrich Suddenly Closing On Romney In Key State

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's gargantuan lead over the Republican primary field in his strongest state, New Hampshire, has vanished in the blink of an e...

Paul Blumenthal

Romney Buddies Broke The Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Mitt Romney first ran for governor in Massachusetts, his friends pulled out all the stops, including going so far as to break campa...

Team Cain: GOP Hopeful Needed Protection From Journalists

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

Herman Cain is the first 2012 Republican presidential candidate to receive Secret Service protection, and now his campaign is saying it made the secur...

Bachmann Gets Into Heated Exchange With College Students

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

After speaking about her conservative views, Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) was drilled by students at Drake University du...

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...

Santorum Debates Gay Marriage With Lesbian Filmmaker

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum talked gay marriage with a lesbian filmmaker during a campaign stop in New Hampshire Thursday, telling t...

Newt Gingrich Reportedly Received At Least $1.6 Million From Freddie Mac

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

In recent months, GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has strongly criticized Freddie Mac and sister company Fannie Mae, as well as Democrats in ...

Jon Ward

Gingrich Denies Freddie Mac Accusations, Says "Random Strange Person" Attacking His Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

MASON CITY, IOWA -- Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Tuesday denied reports that his $300,000 contract with Freddie Mac in 2006 was ...

Glenn Beck: GOP Hopeful 'Is The Next George Washington'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

Glenn Beck on his Monday radio show suggested Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum could be "the next George Washington." "If there is o...

GOP Hopeful: Luxury Vacation Led To Understanding Of Greek Debt Crisis

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich said his luxury cruise vacation through the Greek Isles in June gave him a better understanding of Greec...