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Video: Harassment Claims May Ruin Herman Cain's Airtight 2012 Campaignvideo

Video: Harassment Claims May Ruin Herman Cain's Airtight 2012 Campaign

Before he began advocating for higher taxes for the poor and middle class, 2012 GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain headed up the National Restaurant Association. Sure, that group may have worked hand in hand to further...

Koran-Burning Pastor Terry Jones Wants To Run For President Of The United States Of Pleasepayattentiontome

Koran-Burning Pastor Terry Jones Wants To Run For President Of The United States Of Pleasepayattentiontome

We've come to terms with the fact that extremist mustache enthusiast Pastor Terry Jones just will not go away, no matter how many times we say farewell to him. The Koran-burning rabble rouser, who is even...

Surprise: Rick Perry's Flat-Tax Benefits The Richest Americans

Surprise: Rick Perry's Flat-Tax Benefits The Richest Americans

Since his GOP debate dust-up with Mitt Romney, Rick Perry has found the need to distinguish himself from the rest of the candidates with a bold, zesty platform for his campaign. He thinks he's found it...

[UPDATE] Ron Paul Wants To Eliminate Federal Student Loan Programs

[UPDATE] Ron Paul Wants To Eliminate Federal Student Loan Programs

[UPDATE BELOW] Student loans will account for more than $1 trillion worth of debt this year, amazingly set to surpass credit card debt. But there is a presidential candidate who is brave enough to free you...

Ron Paul Will

Ron Paul Will "Restore America" By Depriving It Of $1 Trillion

Ron Paul, fierce defender of liberty (there are exceptions!) is having a tough time distinguishing himself from the rest of the GOP field before tonight's debate in Las Vegas. So yesterday, Paul released his "bold, ambitious,...

Herman Cain Still Figuring Out This Whole

Herman Cain Still Figuring Out This Whole "Foreign Policy" Thing

Thanks to a pair of straw poll wins and an ingenious "9-9-9 Plan" that is akin to punching the poor and middle class in their faces nine times every nine seconds for the next nine decades,...

Chris Christie Will Endorse Mitt Romney For President

Chris Christie Will Endorse Mitt Romney For President

Christie during last night's speech at the Reagan Library (AP) Things are looking up for the Stormin' Mormon: according to various reports, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will endorse Mitt Romney's presidential bid at 3 p.m....

Chris Christie Performing

Chris Christie Performing "Due Diligence" On 2012 Run

Ten out of ten GOP billionaires agree: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie should run for president. But with just weeks to go before the filing deadlines, and so many "no" answers to mitigate, the governor who...

Peter Vallone: Wall Street Occupiers Need To Get A Jobgallery

Peter Vallone: Wall Street Occupiers Need To Get A Job

After nearly a week of muted coverage, it seems that the violent arrest of 80 protestors this weekend has finally forced major news organizations to spill ink for the ongoing occupation of Wall Street. NY1's coverage reveals...

Chris Christie Considering 2012 Presidential Run (AGAIN)

Chris Christie Considering 2012 Presidential Run (AGAIN)

The hunter, and the hunted. (AP) Thursday's Republican debate was ugly. Even the The Weekly Standard's official reaction was "yikes." So with only a month left until the filing deadline, the GOP establishment is breaking out...

Video: Rick Perry Stars In <em>President Zero</em>, In Theaters November 2012 video

Video: Rick Perry Stars In President Zero, In Theaters November 2012

Just in time for Oscar season comes what appears to be a trailer for a terrifying post-apocalyptic film called President Zero. Just kidding! It's only a super scary campaign ad from Texas governor Rick Perry. It...

Justice Department Really Wants NY State To Move Primary Up

Justice Department Really Wants NY State To Move Primary Up

Since state lawmakers have been dragging their feet, the Justice Department is asking a federal judge to make New York State move up its primary schedule. Metropolis reports, "In court papers filed late Monday night, government...

Rick Perry To Meet Inwood's Hispanic Businesses, Raise Cash Today

Rick Perry To Meet Inwood's Hispanic Businesses, Raise Cash Today

Wednesday's Hair Summit with Donald Trump behind him, GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry is back in New York City today to meet with 100 Hispanic business leaders in Inwood, including the head of the New York...

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President Obama's "Buffett Rule" Would Cruelly Force Rich People To Pay More Taxes

Warren Buffett shows Obama how high he wants millionaires' taxes to be (Pete Souza / White House Flickr) As poll after poll shows his support eroding among independents and his base, perhaps President Obama has finally...

Photos: Anonymous's Occupation Of Wall Street

Photos: Anonymous's Occupation Of Wall Streetgallery

Yesterday marked the beginning of the "occupation of Wall Street," a mass protest organized by left-leaning groups like Anonymous and Adbusters aimed at corporate greed and designed to force President Obama to "capitulate" to their demands. While...

Video: Michele Bachmann Says Irene, Earthquake Are God's Wrath

Video: Michele Bachmann Says Irene, Earthquake Are God's Wrath

Whenever we try to think about the problems the country faces our head starts to hurt and we crave chili fries. This is why corn-dog scarfing cyborg Michele Bachmann is sure to win the presidency in...

BREAKING: GOP Candidate Believes In

BREAKING: GOP Candidate Believes In "Science," Thinks Bachmann Is Nuts

Following his earth-shattering tweet on Thursday stating that he believes in the principle of evolution and trusts the scientific community on global warming, GOP presidential candidate and Mormon motorcycle enthusiast Jon Huntsman continued to embrace reality...

Video: Rep. Charlie Rangel Calls Laura Ingraham

Video: Rep. Charlie Rangel Calls Laura Ingraham "Pretty Girl"

With its namesake on vacation, the O'Reilly Factor has some big, shouty shoes to fill. Who better than Laura Ingraham? And for maximum ratings, Bill's bookers found a nice, corrupt, Congressional barrelfish for yesterday's show. Note...

Rumor: Chris Christie Running Focus Groups For 2012 Presidential Run

Rumor: Chris Christie Running Focus Groups For 2012 Presidential Run

Photograph of Christie and his soccer game transportation from Patch.com Has someone talked Chris Christie down from the ledge at 30 Rock? Jonathan Alter, a political reporter for Bloomberg, just tweeted: "BREAKING: My sources say NJ...

3 Reasons Why Ron Paul Will Never, Ever Be President

3 Reasons Why Ron Paul Will Never, Ever Be President

Sure he may have charmed a few of us by forcefully opposing the Iraq war and the bogus premise behind it, but is there any other reason to pay even the slightest bit of attention to...

Bill Clinton Thinks Rick Perry Is A

Bill Clinton Thinks Rick Perry Is A "Good Looking Rascal"

Clinton speaking this morning in Manhattan (via Courtesy of Azi Paybarah at NYPoliticker ) Slick Willie has some thoughts on Governor Goodhair. At a gathering of the International Association of Fire Fighters this morning in Manhattan,...

Michele Bachmann Enjoys Leading Iowa Pack, Foot-Long Corn Dog

Michele Bachmann Enjoys Leading Iowa Pack, Foot-Long Corn Dog

Today, Iowa is (kind of) important. At the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Republican presidential hopefuls are jockeying for a momentum boost in the Ames Straw Poll, which is an early test of organizational mettle...

Michele Bachmann's Newsweek Cover:

Michele Bachmann's Newsweek Cover: "Sexist" Or "Cyborg"?

We weren't joking when we repeated the fact that Michele Bachmann is a futuristic automaton bent on enslaving mankind in the Lipton mines. But Newsweek seems to have taken a different tact by calling her "The...

Debt-Ceiling Deal Close As Foreign Markets Warn Of Pants-Crapping

Debt-Ceiling Deal Close As Foreign Markets Warn Of Pants-Crapping

As expected, Majority Leader Harry Reid failed to keep his debt-ceiling bill alive in the Senate earlier today, but now the Times reports that Reid has approved an agreement signaled earlier today by Minority Leader Mitch...

Mitt Romney Teases Chris Christie With VP Nod, Shiny Helicopters

Mitt Romney Teases Chris Christie With VP Nod, Shiny Helicopters

Corporate Cannibal, Savior of The Olympics That Happened 9 Years Ago and GOP Presidential front-runner Mitt Romney was in Virginia Beach yesterday at a $1,200/plate fundraiser, when he announced his short list for VP candidates. New Jersey...

Weinergate: Does Weiner Have Staying (In Office) Power?

Weinergate: Does Weiner Have Staying (In Office) Power?

Anthony Weiner has said he's going to stay firm in his decision not to resign—but do his constituents even want him? On the heels of Weiner's teary press conference yesterday, reporters rushed to the seven-term Congressman's...

Bumping Biden: Obama-Cuomo In 2012?

Bumping Biden: Obama-Cuomo In 2012?

Well here's an interesting twist on the game of "movable Biden" that's been engaging the Beltway pretty much since Obama was inaugurated. Since last October when Bob Woodward mentioned it, the scuttlebutt had been that the...

Chris Christie Is Nation's

Chris Christie Is Nation's "Hottest" Politician

Chris Christie may now hold the answer to his "do or die" dilemma on whether to run for president in 2012. A Quinnipiac poll asked respondents to rate leaders from 0 to 100 degrees on a...

Cindy Adams Saw A Lot Of Sarah Palin's Legs

Cindy Adams Saw A Lot Of Sarah Palin's Legs

Photograph of Palin speaking to the Long Island Association by Craig Ruttle/AP; inset of her shoes from Business Insider Nearly a week after former Alaska Governor and possible 2012 contender Sarah Palin's Q&A with the Long...

Twitter-Bashing Bloomberg Says to Tweet Election Problems

Twitter-Bashing Bloomberg Says to Tweet Election Problems

Last month, Mayor Bloomberg told radio show host John Gambling that he just doesn't get the Twitter machine. His aides maintain his Twitter account for him, and in his opinion it's all just a bunch of...

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