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GOP Senate Candidate Says He Fired Staffers Who Resigned

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Senate candidate and North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) responded Thursday to Democratic attacks, saying he had fired staffers who had...

GOP Senate Candidate Gets A Call From Obama In New Ad

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican running in Georgia's seven-way Senate primary released Friday an ad featuring a fake phone call from President Barack...

GOP Senate Candidate Criticizes Primary Challenger For Being Just A High School Grad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

GOP Senate candidate and former Dollar General and Reebok CEO David Perdue (R) doesn't think much of his competition for the Republican nomination to ...

Tea Party Group Switches Endorsement In Competitive GOP Primary

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

FreedomWorks PAC, a conservative political group affiliated with the tea party, switched its endorsement in the Nebraska Republican primary to succeed...

GOP Senate Candidate's Women's Campaign Coalition Includes Planned Parenthood Founder

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R), who is running to unseat Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.), announced a "Women for Tillis" coalition Monday ...

GOP Senate Candidate Brags About 'Castrating Hogs,' Wants To Make Washington 'Squeal'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

In a new campaign ad, Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst (R) threatens to make Washington, D.C. squeal like a pig. "I grew up castrating hogs on an Iowa fa...

Tea Party-Backed Candidate Drops Out Of Colorado Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

Colorado state Sen. Owen Hill (R) announced Monday that he is dropping his Senate bid, Colorado Peak Politics reports, leaving Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Co...

NRA Takes On The Tea Party In Competitive GOP Primary

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

The National Rifle Association will endorse Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) Monday, wading into a competitive Republican primary in which Simpson faces a ...

Lindsey Graham Challenger Calls The Senator 'Ambiguously Gay'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

Police officer and political novice Dave Feliciano, who is contesting the Republican primary to unseat Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), said on the steps...

Sarah Palin Ups Her 2014 Game, Endorses In Competitive GOP Senate Primary

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) announced her fourth endorsement of the 2014 election cycle, backing Senate candidate and former Oklahoma House Spe...

Udall's Path To Reelection Gets More Challenging As GOP Candidates Swap Races

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

The Colorado Senate race just got a lot more interesting. Rep. Cory Gardner, a rising Republican star, will jump into the race to challenge Sen. M...

McConnell Challenger: Marriage Equality Slippery Slope, Could Lead To Parent-Child Marriage

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

Kentucky Republican Senate candidate and businessman Matt Bevin suggested in an interview that legalizing same-sex marriage is a slippery slope, and c...

Tea Party Candidate Compares Primary To War: 'This Is Going To Be Bloody'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

Tea party-backed candidate Greg Brannon threw down some fighting words last Saturday in North Carolina's GOP Senate primary contest. At a Feb. 15 ...

GOP Senate Candidate Calls Mitch McConnell 'Beltway Turtle' In Anti-Cornyn Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics

U.S. Senate candidate Dwayne Stovall stole some attention Thursday from Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) in the Republican primary against Sen. John Corn...

David Perdue Portrays GOP Primary Opponents As Crying Babies In Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

If Georgia Senate candidate and former Dollar General and Reebok CEO David Perdue (R) was aiming to set himself apart from a crowded field running for...

How Democrats Are Helping Chris Christie Become the Next George W. Bush

Jason Sattler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jason Sattler

Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) is trudging down the George W. Bush path to the presidency -- and no one seems to be noticing.

Iowa Gov Floats Alternative To Outdated GOP Primary Spectacle

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) suggested on Monday that the state GOP should scrap its quadrennial presidential straw poll in favor of a broader system ...

Romney, Bachmann Duped

New York Times | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

During the Jan. 3 broadcast of ABC’s “World News Tonight” Diane Sawyer introduced a heartbreaking segment from the Iowa caucus, featuring a dist...

Ron Paul Explains Why He's Not Giving Up

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul on Wednesday explained the "precise" reasons driving him to continue his campaign despite the fact that, by almost...

Primarily, the Primaries Work

Robert Guttman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Robert Guttman

And at this time in 2016 we will be recalling names of candidates who thought they would be the GOP nominee but whose names will be lost to history, just as we can now hardly remember Jon, Michele, Rick, Rick, Herman and now Newt.

AFL-CIO Rolls Out New Romney Video, 'Meet Mr. 1 Percent'

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

Revealing some of its messaging strategies for the election, the AFL-CIO released a video Monday painting GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney as "Mr....

Santorum Eases Closer To Romney Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum stopped short formally endorsing former GOP presidential rival Mitt Romney on Tuesday, saying instead that he will support the eventual ...

WATCH: Stewart Takes Down Pundits

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 04.20.2012 | Comedy

Mitt Romney is probably the candidate most accused of flip-flopping in this election, so it's sort of fitting that the media circuit who spent so much...

'Sex,' 'Ethics,' 'Church' Edits Tell Story Of GOP Primary Candidates

Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

The long, winding road of the GOP primary has given birth to a number of stories that have crafted the image and public records of the various candida...

Mitt Romney Is the New Al Gore

Death Race | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics
Death Race

2012-04-11-Screenshot20120411at11.35.00AM.jpgMitt Romney's not the person you want to invite over for a beer. But if your house was on fire you'd probably be happy to have him as a neighbor.