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Gloria Allred has an “October surprise” for Mitt Romney. Her latest client, the ex-wife of Staples founder Tom Stemberg, is ready and willing to reveal to the public a testimony Mitt Romney gave on behalf of her husband during their 1990s divorce trial.
Utah Republican fundraiser Greg Peterson escaped 25 charges of assault, rape, and kidnapping by committing suicide Tuesday in the same cabin he once used both to host political events and allegedly rape some of his victims. He’d been released from jail on Friday on a $2 million bond, but faced life in prison if convicted of all the charges.
Richard Mourdock recently had an epiphany. During a debate Tuesday, the Indiana Republican running for Senate explained, “I came to realize life is that gift from God. And I think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape, that is something that God intended to happen.
A severe-looking young man, sitting in the front row of a grand ballroom in the Chicago Hilton, turns to his equally severe-looking comrades and blithely says, “Virgil Goode is kind of a false prophet.” Goode, a Virginian who looks to have had all the fat burned away from his bones and speaks with a drawl that cannot be reproduced phonetically, would make a great pro-wrestling manager, but is instead running, hopelessly, for president, on the Constitution Party line.
After winning the underage vote, President Obama is hitting MTV Tuesday to court youngsters who actually can cast a ballot. The president will be filmed taking questions from young voters for a segment called “MTV’s Ask Obama Live” that will air Friday.
The Mitt Romney who has been selling himself to America in the three presidential debates seems like a reasonable, common-sense fellow.On foreign policy, as we saw Monday night in Boca Raton, Romney essentially agrees with President Obama on Afghanistan, Syria, and Libya.
Less than two weeks ahead of Election Day, only one thing seems clear amongst the constant noise about Big Bird, a nuclear Iran, and bayonets and horses: the presidency will hinge on how Ohio votes.Ohioans seem to be taking their task seriously: 7.
How snarky was President Obama in his final debate with Mitt Romney? He was scornful enough that, during the midst of the matchup, Hillaryland insiders were circulating amongst themselves a twit pic featuring that kick-ass photo of Hillary in her shades, captioned by Obama’s infamous put-down from one of their ’08 debates: “You’re likable enough, Hillary.
Don’t mess with us girls.And if you don’t already know that, all you had to do was turn on the tube—or the computer—when moderators Candy Crowley or Martha Raddatz took to the debate stages to tame the roaring male lions fighting to rule the kingdom.
Susie Madrak started blogging in 2001, just after Sept. 11, back when the country was hurtling head-first into war and the blogosphere was a mysterious frontier on the far edges of the Internet.“It was infuriating,” Madrak recalled of the political moment that spurred her to start throwing her own commentary online.
Supporters attending Obama rallies this election season have been tapping their toes to songs like Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” and Aretha Franklin’s cover of “The Weight” as the president sashays his way across stages to podiums across the country.
How do they feel about horses and bayonets? The third-party presidential candidate debate was Tuesday night in Chicago, with Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson, Green Party nominee Jill Stein, Constitution Party nominee Virgil Goode, and Justice Party nominee Rocky Anderson participating.
Todd Akin and Joe Walsh, here’s a third member for your posse. Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock said Tuesday that pregnancy resulting from rape can be “something that God intended to happen.” The comments came during a debate.
Is a performance a comeback if it doesn’t yield results? A new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows that President Obama handily won Monday’s foreign policy debate, with 47 percent of registered voters saying that he beat Mitt Romney, and just 31 percent said the Republican challenger had the better night.
Just wait till there’s a pill for this. Mental health experts say devout supporters of a particular political candidate can experience the same feelings of loss and even depression as dedicated sports fans when their team does poorly.
Obama to Russia: Reduce Nukes
We will if you will.More
House to Consider Sweeping Abortion Bill
Ban on abortions after 20 weeks likely to pass.More
NOT EVEN CLOSE
Obama: I’m No Dick Cheney
And Syria isn’t Iraq.More
DON'T FORGET ABOUT SARAH
Palin on Syria: ‘Let Allah Sort It Out’
“Until we know what we’re doing.”More
Texas Says ‘No’ to Equal Pay
Gov. Rick Perry vetoes law for state.More
On 'The Daily Show's first post-election episode, Jon Stewart questioned the Sunshine State's relevance. Sorry, Florida, we elected a president without you.
The Daily Beast’s map of the Electoral College results—updated live as they come in.
From Obama’s win to Akin’s defeat, Sullivan’s celebration to Rove’s meltdown, watch the most memorable moments.
Losing sucks—and healing is hard. Paul Begala offers advice to hurting Republicans.
Three of the most dramatic races ended in wins for Dems Elizabeth Warren and Maggie Hassan, and a loss for the GOP’s Linda McMahon.
It’s finally over! Mark McKinnon looks back on two years of big moments that changed the 2012 race.
Obama’s reelection is a victory for intelligence, reason—and, yes, hope.
As the candidates face off in the election, the books they’ve read recently and their professed favorites also go head to head. Who wins?