Florida Rep. Alan Grayson tore into GOP presidential candidate and fellow Florida lawmaker, Sen. Marco Rubio, calling his stance on Syrian refugees “pathetic” in an interview with the Huffington Post. “He is doing what Marco Rubio always does,” Grayson said, when asked by...
GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz considers it a boasting point that a convicted stalker religious fanatic has endorsed him, according to Right Wing Watch. Cruz published a list of Christian leaders who endorse his bid for the White House, and among them is Philip “Flip” Benham, a man...
Just when it seemed the highly anticipated "God's Not Dead 2" cast couldn't get any bigger, GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee revealed that he has a cameo appearance in the star-studded film.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused Republican front-runner Donald Trump of demagoguery on immigration Tuesday, and she added that most of the rest of the GOP field shares his views. "To Donald Trump, I have one thing to say: Enough. It's enough," Clinton said during a Facebook chat sponsored by the Spanish-language television network Telemundo. "He […]
After the Paris terror attacks, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is on the short list of GOP presidential candidates who believe they stand to benefit from an anxious primary electorate's desire for leadership on foreign policy issues. In a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington on Tuesday, Christie attempted to grab his […]
GOP candidates got their due from NBC Monday, after the network agreed to give them the same amount of airtime as Donald Trump during his hosting gig on Saturday Night Live. The campaigns of John Kasich, Mike Huckabee, Lindsey Graham, and Jim Gilmore will each receive 12 minutes and 5... More »
The political opportunism over Syrian refugees – from Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and other GOP presidential candidates – is one of the uglier features of the growing hysteria over terrorism. It also reflects a recurring strain of nativism that has infected the U.S. public at times of stress, as ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar recalls.…
With COP21, the United Nations Climate Conference in Paris, rapidly approaching, it’s worth reviewing some recent polling and news about climate change. First, the latest Fox News poll shows that when given a list of the most important issues facing the country today, climate change was seventh on the list, with only 3 percent of […]
Torture wasn't much of a campaign issue in 2012. Don't be surprised if it's a much higher-profile issue in 2016.
Donald Trump is on top in the GOP race for a presidential candidate, and many are wondering how, after so many controversial statements, he has retained that place. Now, one must ask if it’s the power of prayer keeping the billionaire in the lead. Show More Summary
The “Daily Show” host recently discovered that GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee seems to have a bit of an obsession with bizarre food metaphors.
From the November 24 edition of CNN's New Day: CHRIS CUOMO (HOST): I submit to you that this is an example of why Trump is popping with people. That we like to hide, we like to protect the Muslims. And he saw them and now we're playing political correctness and he will not. Show More Summary
Petraeus said the U.S. should not send ground troops into Syria, defying a proposal being offered by several GOP president candidates.
THERE YOU GO WITH THAT RACIST ANGRY BLACK MAN STEREOTYPE, YOU RACISTS: Poll: Carson beloved by ‘angry’ Republicans. GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson is resonating most with Republican and Republican-leaning voters who are “angry” at the government, a new poll says. Approximately 71 percent of GOP voters “angry” at government view Carson favorably, according to […]
Live from New York, it's... Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, Jim Gilmore, and Lindsey Graham? The four struggling GOP candidates requested equal air time after Donald Trump's Saturday Night Live appearance earlier this month and NBC has agreed to provide it, although they won't be actually hosting the show, Variety reports....
On Monday's The Situation Room on CNN, host Wolf Blitzer described Republican presidential candidates as putting out a "steady drumbeat" of "harsh anti-Muslim sentiments" because of their expressed concerns about ISIS terrorists exploiting...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — The Republican presidential candidates and the far-right echo chamber have made “politically correct” an all-purpose dismissal for facts and opinions they don’t want to hear. Take Donald Trump’s claim that when the World Trade Center towers collapsed on 9/11, “I watched in Jersey City, New Jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were [...]Show More Summary
When AP reporter/climate activist Seth Borenstein assembles a “fact check” on global warming, you be sure the “deniers” are going to take some licks. The headline was “Most GOP candidates flunk climate science.” Borenstein assembledShow More Summary
Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton beats all of the GOP candidates on terrorism in a new national poll. Howard Dean, Phyllis Bennis, and EJ Dionne...
Looks like John Kasich, Lindsey Graham and other Republican candidates will be getting their equal time on NBC. NBC has made an agreement with Kasich, Graham, Mike Huckabee and James Gilmore for time on 18 NBC affiliate stations in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, Deadline reports. Show More Summary