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Christina Wilkie

Top Democrat: 'Not All' Republicans Are Racist

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Not all" Republicans are racist, said Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) on Sunday, but "to a significant extent, the Republican base has eleme...

Lee Atwater and the GOP's Race Problem

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

In too many ways, the GOP of 2012 could not plausibly deny that which has become too plain to ignore -- that it is the part of antipathy to difference and social change.

Herman Cain: I Would Have A 'Substantial Lead' Over President Obama

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

Herman Cain took a shot at Mitt Romney on Friday, stating that if he were the Republican presidential nominee, he would have a "substantial lead" over...

The Funniest Rick Santorum Headlines

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.10.2012 | Comedy

Rick Santorum dominated the headlines on Tuesday after announcing that he was officially dropping out of the race for the Republican presidential nomi...

WATCH: Fallon's Thank You Notes For Parents, The GOP Race & Tiger Woods

Posted 04.02.2012 | Comedy

Another Friday, another round of Jimmy Fallon's thank you notes. These are always a treat, and this time around we especially enjoyed Fallon's thank y...

GOP Brace For Possibility Of Brokered Convention

www.nytimes.com | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO — For the first time in a generation, Republicans are preparing for the possibility that their presidential nomination could be decided at t...

WATCH: Colbert Makes Transvaginal Ultrasound Margaritas For Super Tuesday

Posted 03.07.2012 | Comedy

As is often the case with election days, "The Colbert Report" taped on Super Tuesday well before any results began to come in. But that didn't stop Co...

Santorum Endorsed By Megadeth Frontman

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has picked up a campaign endorsement from Megadeth's Dave Mustaine. The heavy metal band's leader t...

Palin Talks GOP Contest, Remains Coy About Endorsement

New York Times | By JEFF ZELENY | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin said Saturday that Republicans should be in no hurry to wrap up the presidential nominating contest, declaring that a competitive campaign...

Appealing to the Right on Anti-Immigration May Not Produce Victory

Judith Browne Dianis | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Judith Browne Dianis

States will likely be the primary, if not exclusive, site for immigrant rights fights. Moreover, with presidential candidates brazenly using racist rhetoric, it is not hard to see how election politics will contribute to support state anti-immigrant legislation.

WATCH: Colbert Slams Ugly GOP Campaign, Creates Awesome New Hashtag

Posted 02.02.2012 | Comedy

Ugly campaigns are nothing new, yet it seems like every four years we're told that the latest round of nasty attack ads has the potential to damage on...

GOP Race Far From Over

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT and LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The race for the GOP presidential nomination probably is far from over. Front-runner Mitt Romney's rivals – chief among them Ne...

Carol Hartsell

EXCLUSIVE: Comedy Endorses Sarah Palin For President

HuffingtonPost.com | Carol Hartsell | Posted 01.31.2012 | Comedy

Sarah Palin may be encouraging voters to rally behind Newt Gingrich, but if we had our way, she would reconsider her own run for the presidency. A...

WATCH: Colbert Super PAC Gets Even Dirtier

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 01.18.2012 | Comedy

Colbert Super PAC is refusing to lose steam as the South Carolina primary grows ever closer. In a new ad released late Wednesday night, the organizat...

THE MOLOTOV PARTY: For Today's GOP, Conservative Just Isn't Enough

NY Mag | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

Even those who loathe Karl Rove’s every word may be hardpressed to dispute his pre-Christmas summation of the Republican circus so far: “the mos...

Perry Defends Oops Moment

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

Rick Perry defended his most recent "oops" moment on Fox News Sunday. "[Voters] aren't looking for a robot...or someone who's gonna be perfect in e...

Rick Perry's Mom: 'I Don't Think He's Perfect'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Rick Perry's parents opened up about their son in a rare interview with the Dallas Morning News. "I don’t think he’s perfect and I don’t al...

WATCH: Arianna On How 'Herman Cain Is The Latest Balloon Boy'

Huff TV | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on 'This Week With Christiane Amanpour' to discuss how Herman Cain's sexual harassment allegations scandal will effect his chances fo...

WATCH: Arianna On How 'Herman Cain Is The Latest Balloon Boy'

Huff TV | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on 'This Week With Christiane Amanpour' to discuss how Herman Cain's sexual harassment allegations scandal will effect his chances fo...

Newt Gingrich Steals The Spotlight

Urbandale, IA Patch | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

In a night that had been chugging along predictably at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition’s presidential candidate forum, suddenly a surprise was bo...

WATCH: Man In Coma Enters, Leads GOP Race

Posted 12.18.2011 | Comedy

With the 2012 presidential election just about a year away, it's hard to believe how many GOP candidates have entered the race without there being a c...

The GOP's New "Two-Man" Race?

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

The next few weeks are likely to be critical for determining whether Cain and Gingrich can continue their extraordinary surge, or whether Perry, especially, can recover from a possible flame-out.

Sam Stein

Steele Challengers Begin Piling Up, Creating Opening For Steele

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The campaign for the next chair of the Republican National Committee is heating up in the wake of the committee's political director pen...

Ryan Grim

GOP Base Driven By Bizarre Ideology, Not Racism, Report Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Stan Greenberg and fellow Democratic researchers launched a study of the conservative Republican world's reaction to President Obama, he figured ...

Michael Steele: Some White Republicans Are 'Scared Of Me'

David Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The following article was produced by the Raw Story and written by David Edwards. Since being elected the first African-American RNC chairman, Michae...