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Gop Primary 2012

Santorum Claims Cutting Welfare Is a Catholic Value (VIDEO)

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Matthew Filipowicz

On Saturday in New Hampshire, Rick Santorum was asked by a young Catholic, who (full disclosure) happens to be my fiancee, about whether, as a Catholic, he agrees with the Church's teaching that Government has a large role in providing for the poor.

New Hampshire: Home of the Comeback Kid. Will It Be Huntsman in 2012?

Robert Guttman | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Robert Guttman

Huntsman seems to be appealing to Granite State voters by his level-headed answers to economic and foreign policy issues of the day. He is not pandering to the base but speaking to the country.

More GOP Hopefuls Join Primary Lawsuit

AP | By LARRY O'DELL | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. -- Three other Republican presidential hopefuls have joined Texas Gov. Rick Perry's lawsuit challenging Virginia's ballot access law. A...

Closest Iowa Caucus Ever?

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

The 2012 Iowa caucus will go down in history as the closest competition since the state claimed its first-in-the-nation status in 1972. GOP presidenti...

CNN's Epic Live Phone Call Interview

Posted 01.04.2012 | Media

Two new stars grew out of CNN's coverage of the 2012 Iowa caucuses. CNN's Wolf Blitzer and John King interviewed Edith Pfeffer, the chairwoman of C...

Anderson Cooper, CNN Team Become Delirious

Posted 01.04.2012 | Media

So this is what happens when cable news anchors are on air for hours longer than they originally expected. Results from the Iowa caucuses lasted t...

Iowa Caucus 2012 Reactions: Twitter Reacts To The First Presidential Contest

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

After a long and heated Republican pre-primary season, the results of the Iowa caucus, the first contest of the 2012 presidential election season, are...

Jason Linkins

Ron Paul Supporter Violates Military Protocol In Iowa

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday night, during Ron Paul's address to his supporters, the Texas congressman invited "Jesse Thorsen on stage to say a few words." CNN viewers ...

Ron Paul Mocks Jon Huntsman Over Twitter, Huntsman Fires Back

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

As results of the Iowa caucuses began to roll in Tuesday night, Rep. Ron Paul's (R-Texas) campaign mocked Republican rival Jon Huntsman over Twitter. ...

LOOK: Real-Time Google Map Of Iowa Caucus Results

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

As the votes from Tuesday's Iowa caucus begin rolling in, we have real-time results. The map below, provided by Google, breaks down the results by ...

Does Iowa Really Predict The Next Presidential Candidate?

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

What do Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan have in common? These former presidents all lost in the Iowa caucuses, but won their party...

Ron Paul Gets In Last-Minute Jab Against Mitt Romney

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul dealt a blow to rival Mitt Romney Tuesday, launching a radio attack ad against his fellow frontrunner just ...

MSNBC Host Rips Political News Media For Living In 'Denial'

Posted 03.04.2012 | Media

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell tore into the political news media on his show Monday night for what he referred to as "living in denial" during presidenti...

Pat Robertson: God Told Me Who The Next President Will Be

Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

Christian conservative leader Pat Robertson says he has a secret straight from God: He knows who the next president of the United States will be. ...

Are Iowa's Republican Frontrunners Taking Cues from Sharia Law?

Keli Goff | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics
Keli Goff

I'm at a loss to see any real difference between the manner in which Sharia law penalizes women who are raped and the efforts of Perry and his Personhood cohorts to penalize American rape survivors with a nonconsensual pregnancy.

Romney vs. Obama: Who Is More Kardashian-Like?

Posted 03.03.2012 | Entertainment

Feeling confident and looking to show off his pop culture bonafides, Mitt Romney, in a speech in Iowa on Sunday, compared President Obama with reality...

Luke Johnson

VIDEO: GOP Candidates Play Up Their Poor Backgrounds

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

It is a staple of modern political campaigning to play up your humble roots to connect with voters. Perhaps seeking to draw a contrast with President ...

PHOTO: Mitt Romney's Big Bird Dream Come True

Huffington Post | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment

Mitt Romney on Wednesday made a pledge to spare the life of the beloved children's television icon Big Bird, but as he told a crowd while campaigning ...

Elise Foley

Ron Paul Makes Appeal To Iowa Moderates And Undecided Voters

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- As Ron Paul falls behind Mitt Romney in the polls, he is attempting to win over moderates and undecided voters, telling them ...

GOP Candidate Compares Newt To 'I Love Lucy'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney compared former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to Lucille Ball Tuesday over his failure to qualify for the Virginia...

Bachmann Picks Up Tea Party 'Support,' Not Endorsement

Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

Tea Party Express will "support" Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's campaign for president, the group announced Monday. But that's not a full-fledged e...

OOPS: The Biggest Gaffes Of 2011

Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

2011 had its fair share of political gaffes, which ranged from hilarious to frightening. Remember Sarah Palin's version of Paul Revere's historic ride...

Can Game Theory Tell Us Something About the GOP Primary?

Matt Dabrowski | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics
Matt Dabrowski

Can game theory predict the outcome of the Republican presidential primary? The answer is yes.

Gingrich Gets Profanity Thrown In His Face

Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich got a piece of one voter's mind Tuesday at a grocery store campaign stop in Iowa. "You know something?" T...

Bachmann Wrong On Some Big Claims

Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Michele Bachmann argued that "my facts are accurate" at the Dec. 15 debate, but a few days ...