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Christina Wilkie

Bachmann Plays The Gender Card

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four of Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.) five biological children joined the candidate and her husband, Marcus Bachmann, in Iowa on Tue...

Super PAC Ad Says Michele Bachmann Is Like Tim Tebow

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

A Super PAC supporting Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is running a TV ad in Iowa comparing the Minnesota congresswoman to beloved ...

Jason Linkins

Rick Santorum's Sweaters Are Now A Thing, Because Reporters In Iowa Are Bored

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

In the clearest sign that all of the reporters in Iowa have run out of local Iowa culinary fare to take Instagrams of and are now just bored in the wa...

WATCH: 'Iowa Nice'? Not Exactly

Posted 03.04.2012 | Comedy

(Warning, some NSFW language.) The great state of Iowa has been getting plenty of attention lately, culminating in the first GOP caucus in the stat...

Obama's Iowa Promises, 4 Years Later

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Four years after sitting in front of a camera and encouraging Iowa Democrats to caucus for him, President Barack Obama's campaign is sending out a 200...

Bachmann Evades Question On Gays, Calling It 'Bizarre'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) dodged questions Tuesday morning from CNN's Soledad O'Brien on a past statement of h...

Jason Linkins

Iowa Caucus: It's Actually Totally Okay If You Haven't The Faintest Clue About What Is Going To Happen

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

The Iowa caucuses will be getting underway in just a few hours, and normally, as events speed themselves toward the conclusion of a thing, one expects bewilderment to fade and for a certain amount of well ... certainty to start to congeal.

Romney Backpedals From Bold Claim

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Looking past Iowa, Mitt Romney defended his conservative credentials Tuesday as he anticipated escalated attacks in New Hamps...

Perry Struggles To Rebound After Big 'Oops'

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

After surging in the polls on the heels of announcing his candidacy last August, Texas Gov. Rick Perry's campaign took a turn for the worse. A series ...

Mark Blumenthal

Final Polls Put Romney Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Iowa's Republican presidential caucuses just hours away, the final polling snapshot shows a close race, but the surveys are also re...

Rick Santorum Iowa Caucus 2012 Outlook

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum has repeatedly described himself as a "tortoise" in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. After struggling to break o...

Newt Gingrich Caught In The Crossfire Of 'Modern Politics'

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich admitted one day before Tuesday's Iowa Caucus, "I don't think I'm going to win." Gingrich's campaign has experie...

WATCH: GOP Candidates Suck Up To Iowa

Posted 01.03.2012 | Comedy

The day of the 2012 Iowa Caucuses is finally here. After what feels like years since this crop of Republicans started campaigning, the nation will ...

Bachmann Hopes For Divine Intervention

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

After emerging victorious in the Ames Straw Poll last August, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann has traversed a rocky road in her pursuit of the White House....

Perry Trying To Avoid Embarrassing Showing

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Shrugging off a disappointing showing in Iowa's caucuses, Rick Perry said Tuesday he would compete in South Carolina reg...

Ron Paul Looks To Score In Iowa

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Ahead of Tuesday's Iowa Caucus, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) told supporters in the Hawkeye State that he's "optimistic" about his chances of winning ...

Romney Looks To Avert 2008 History From Repeating Itself

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is heading into Tuesday's Iowa Caucus confident about his chances of coming out on top in the Republican contest...

Newt Levels Shocking Charge Against Rival

Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

By SHANNON McCAFFREY, Associated Press DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Onetime Republican presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich called on campaign rival Mitt R...

Iowa Caucus 2012: Live Updates From The Hawkeye State

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

The 2012 Iowa caucuses are finally here as candidates vying for the Republican presidential nomination compete against one another in the leadoff vote...

Bachmann Predicts Surprise In Caucuses

Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

By BRIAN BAKST, Associated Press URBANDALE, Iowa -- Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann faces low expectations in Iowa's caucuses, w...

Ryan Grim

Party Divided In Final Stretch

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- On the day before the Iowa caucuses, Republican voters here remain fractured. Instead of rallying around a consensus candidate, vo...

Paul Looks To Supporters For Big Win

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Texas Rep. Ron Paul rode a current of youthful discontent to third place in Iowa's Republican presidential caucuses Tues...

Santorum Courts Youth Vote Before Caucuses

AP | MIKE GLOVER | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum told young voters, many set to cast their first votes Tuesday night, that they ...

Murdoch Tweets Support For Santorum

Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

Rupert Murdoch made waves Monday evening when he tweeted his support of Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, just a day before the Iowa ca...

Top 10 Reasons to Ignore Iowa

Craig Crawford | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics
Craig Crawford

Why Iowa shouldn't matter: 1. Caucuses don't even pick binding convention delegates. 2. The winner's raw vote total would fill one fourth of an NFL ...