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  • Chris Wallace to Ron Paul: 'You're being taken more seriously by the media'

    Chris Wallace to Ron Paul: 'You're being taken more seriously by the media'
    Two GOP presidential candidates appeared on the Sunday morning talk shows yesterday: Newt Gingrich was on "Meet the Press" and Ron Paul appeared on "Fox News Sunday."  While NBC's David Gregory basically accused Gingrich of being a racist, Paul...
  • Was it racist when Gingrich called Obama 'the food stamp president'?

    Was it racist when Gingrich called Obama 'the food stamp president'?
    GOP candidate Newt Gingrich announced last week he was running for president and, hours later, he was accused of being a racist -- or at least of using coded racist slurs due to his calling President Barack Obama "the food stamp president."  (See Joan...
  • With Mike Huckabee out, Iowa governor sees 'wide-open' contest in leadoff nominating state

    With Mike Huckabee out, Iowa governor sees 'wide-open' contest in leadoff nominating state
    Calling Mike Huckabee's decision not to run for president a "momentous" development, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad predicted one of the most wide-open races in the history of the state's leadoff presidential caucuses, and urged candidates to step up their game...
  • Newt Gingrich still on defensive after critique of GOP's Medicare plan

    Newt Gingrich still on defensive after critique of GOP's Medicare plan
    Newt Gingrich's presidential candidacy is only days old, and more than a decade after he last campaigned for public office, he's clearly shaking off some rust. On Tuesday, the former House speaker stepped up outreach to conservatives in an attempt to...
  • Fighting mosques in the name of freedom

    Fighting mosques in the name of freedom
    Last year, a Muslim congregation in Murfreesboro, Tenn., a pleasant college town of about 110,000 people southeast of Nashville, decided that the time had come to build a proper mosque. For 20 years or more, the town's roughly 250 Muslim families had met...
  • Sarah Palin: Newt Gingrich fell into 'lamestream media' trap

    Sarah Palin: Newt Gingrich fell into 'lamestream media' trap
    Newt Gingrich’s misstep this week was actually a double fault in Sarah Palin's eyes. Not only did he attack his own party's proposal to reshape Medicare, but he did so while appearing on the oh-so-dreaded "lamestream media." Palin offered her...
  • The most epic political press statement of all-time?

    The most epic political press statement of all-time?
    In case you missed it yesterday, the campaign of Newt Gingrich sent out what's likely the most epic political press statement of all time. Gingrich press secretary Rick Tyler, clearly frustrated with media criticism of his candidate, sent to the...
  • Newt's comical delusions

    If Donald Trump had any real desire to run for president, I suspect it evaporated at the White House Correspondents' dinner, when he found himself not just a target of jokes but THE target of jokes. The tycoon had probably never had the experience of...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Run, Paul Ryan, run

    Jonah Goldberg: Run, Paul Ryan, run
    Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels' announcement that he can't play in the presidential primaries because his wife and daughters say he's not allowed to is terrible news for the GOP and the country. It's terrible not because Daniels was obviously the best...
  • Conan depicts Newt as a bejeweled pimp

    Conan depicts Newt as a bejeweled pimp
    The disastrous start to Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign is serving up plenty of fodder for late night comedians.  After flip-flopping on Paul Ryan's budget proposal (and then claiming anyone who quoted him directly was spreading falsehoods, which...
  • Meghan Daum: Obama's fast brain vs. slow mouth

    Meghan Daum: Obama's fast brain vs. slow mouth
    Apparently, a lot of people consider President Obama to be bumblingly inarticulate. "The guy can't talk his way out of a paper bag!" a reader wrote to me recently. "Sarah Palin is a brilliant speaker. It's the president whose sentences are undiagrammable,...