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Romney beats Obama in swing state fundraising

Romney beats Obama in swing state fundraising

Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is raking in far more campaign cash than President Barack Obama in key swing states. While Obama’s political cash machine is bringing in three times more funds than Romney overall the President is having trouble raising cash in the so-called “battleground states” that gave him much needed electoral college victories […]

Was Rick Perry drunk during New Hampshire speech?

Was Rick Perry drunk during New Hampshire speech?

Sources within the GOP confirm to Capitol Hill Blue that Texas governor Rick Perry was “blasted” when he delivered a rambling, sometimes incoherent speech in Manchester, New Hampshire Friday night. “He was wasted,” says one GOP political operative present at the event. “I’ve never seen anything like it.” Manchester Mayor Ted Getsas called the speech […]

Cain avoids direct denial of sexual harassment reports

Cain avoids direct denial of sexual harassment reports

GOP presidential contender Herman Cain refused Sunday to directly deny reports that he was sexually harassed two female employees of the National Restaurant Association while he served as the association’s chief executive officer in the 1990s. Cornered outside the CBS Washington studios after an appearance on “Face the Nation, Cain first refused comment on the […]

Cain’s campaign boss has questionable, criminal past

Cain’s campaign boss has questionable, criminal past

GOP presidential contender Herman Cain is basing his campaign hopes on a chain-smoking, rule-breaking political operative once banned from running campaigns and who has a history of stiffing creditors and not paying his taxes. Mark Block, twice busted for drunk driving, faced a tax warrant from the Internal Revenue Service, narrowly avoided foreclosure on his […]

Obama turns to ‘executive orders’ to bypass Congress

Obama turns to ‘executive orders’ to bypass Congress

President Barack Obama is turning to executive orders to do a political end run around Congress to try and jumpstart his stalled jobs program and promote other economic initiatives. And political insiders say the moves are more political theater than economic reality. “Any economic policy benefits are, at best, small but there are political bonuses […]