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Bachmann And Santorum 2016? Dusting Off The GOP Nomination Clown Car

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It’s beginning to look like the 2016 race for the Republican nomination will have its own collection of oddballs.

Nobody Remembers Herman Cain

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At least that’s what seemed to be the case on Jeopardy last night: While the political world might think Herman Cain was the GOP’s most memorable candidate from the clown show known as the “2012 Republican presidential primaries,” apparently last night’s Jeopardy! contestants remember otherwise. The clue: “This pizza magnate and 2012 presidential candidate was […]

Republicans Could Have Done A Lot Worse Than Mitt Romney

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Mitt Romney wasn’t a perfect candidate, but he was much better than most of the 2012 Republican field.

Herman Cain: Time For A Third Party

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Herman Cain has an idea: Herman Cain, the former presidential candidate who still has a robust following via his popular talk radio program and speaking tours, today suggested the most clear step to open civil war: Secession. Appearing on Bryan Fischer’s radio program this afternoon, Cain called for a large faction of Republican Party leaders to desert the […]

Herman Cain Is As Delusional As Ever

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He claims he’d be leading in the polls if he were the GOP nominee: The Herminator put on a show Thursday at the University of Florida Former Republican presidential contender Herman Cain gave a rousing speech before a crowd of more than 300 at UF as part of his “College Truth Tour.” A rock band […]

Herman Cain Makes The Move (Back) To Radio

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Former Presidential candidate Herman Cain will be returning to a former career, albeit in a different forum: After more than four decades on the airwaves in Atlanta, Neal Boortz this morning announced that he is ending his syndicated talk show on January 21, 2013, replaced by former presidential candidate Herman Cain. Cain will take over […]

New Herman Cain Video Features Killer Chickens

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First it was goldfish, then it was rabbits, now it’s apparently homicidal chickens (and oh yea, the creepy kid is back too): Seriously Herman, this is all some massive practical joke, right?

Herman Cain Releases Bizarre New Video Involving Apparent Goldfish Murder

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Herman Cain says no animals were harmed in the making of this video, but that still doesn’t explain this thing:

Herman Cain On ‘Dancing With The Stars’? Sadly, No

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Apparently, the producers of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars  tried to get Herman Cain as one of the “celebrities” for the upcoming season: A spokeswoman for Herman Cain confirmed this morning that the former GOP presidential candidate was approached by ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” to appear on this season’s competition. But Cain nixed the […]

Herman Cain Thinks He’d Make A Great Secretary Of Defense

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Last night’s Barbara Walters “Most Fascinating People” special included an interview with Herman Cain, where he said this: Herman Cain says if he could be a Cabinet secretary, he would want to be head of the Department of Defense. In an interview with Barbara Walters, who chose Cain as one of the “10 Most Fascinating […]

Shocking: Herman Cain “Considering” A Media Gig

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Less than a week after dropping out of the Presidential race supposedly for the good of his family, Herman Cain was in New York City appearing on Sean Hannity’s show last night: Former presidential candidate Herman Cain told Sean Hannity that he ended his campaign out of concern for his wife, who let him make […]

Herman Cain: No Endorsements Today Or Anytime Soon

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It looks like the rumors circulating this morning aren’t true, since Herman Cain himself said today that he’s not making any endorsement any time soon: On a conference call this morning with more than 100 staffers and supporters, Herman Cain said that he will not endorse another Republican presidential candidate today, and that he has […]

Tom Coburn: Gingrich’s Leadership Was “Lacking” As Speaker

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Senator Tom Coburn, who came into the House as part of the 1994 Republican Revolution, isn’t exactly a fan of the guy who is credited with bringing that revolution about: Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) said Sunday that he cannot support GOP presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich because the former House speaker lacks leadership skills. “I am […]

Herman Cain Suspends Presidential Campaign

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We won’t have Herman Cain to kick around anymore.

Will He Or Won’t He? The Fate Of The Herman Cain Campaign Hangs In The Balance

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Herman Cain will announce his future campaign plans this afternoon but, in some sense, it doesn’t matter what he decides to do.

Cain Sinking Like A Stone In Iowa

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The Des Moines Register is out with some of the results of its latest Iowa Caucus poll, and it appears to confirm that the Herman Cain campaign is in fact dying: Herman Cain’s once-surging popularity in Iowa has plummeted in the wake of an allegation of a 13-year extramarital affair, leaving him at single-digit support […]

Herman Cain: Wife Didn’t Know I Was Giving Another Woman Money

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Herman Cain is apparently heading back to Atlanta tomorrow where he’ll be able to talk to his wife face to face for the first time since this latest scandal broke. Let’s just say it’s likely to be an uncomfortable conversation: MANCHESTER – Herman Cain acknowledged Thursday that he repeatedly gave Ginger White money to help […]

Herman Cain Campaign On The Verge Of Collapse?

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Is the Cain Train finally running out of steam?

Obama’s Job Approval Numbers Now Worse Than Jimmy Carter’s

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Paul Bedard takes a look at the President’s job approval numbers and find historical analogies that are likely to make them uncomfortable at the White House: President Obama’s slow ride down Gallup’s daily presidential job approval index has finally passed below Jimmy Carter, earning Obama the worst job approval rating of any president at this […]

Extra Bonus Quote Of The Day: Virgins, Hookers, And Herman Cain Edition

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Lori Klein, an Arizona state Senator and Cain’s Arizona state chairman, told CBS News she stands by Cain. She says she has known him for 12 years and he’s “never been anything but a gentlemen – and I am not an unattractive woman.” Klein suggested that if Cain is innocent he should sue White for […]

Report: Cain “Reassessing” Whether To Stay In Race

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In the wake of last night’s revelations of a woman alleging a 13 year affair, National Review’s Robert Costa reports this: In a conference call this morning, Herman Cain told his senior staff that he is “reassessing” whether to remain in the race. He told them he will make his final decision “over the next […]

Woman Claims 13-Year Affair With Herman Cain

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Another allegation of sexual wrongdoing for Herman Cain.

Herman Cain Relieved His “Foreign” Doctor Was A Christian

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This story from the campaign trail has to be read to be believed: Cain speaks for nearly a half an hour and despite a couple fleeting “999” mentions, keeps his speech to topics of faith and his recent battle with cancer. He begins with a story about how he knew he would survive when he […]

The GOP’s Bizarre Iowa Debate/Forum/Church Revival Meeting

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Did you know there was another GOP debate last night? Well, you didn’t miss much.

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YouGov’s Brand Index finds that Herman Cain’s candidacy has had an impact on how people of different political stripes view Godfather’s Pizza: Although Cain has not been the CEO for Godfather’s Pizza for 15 years, his prominent association to the brand, which has been replayed in the media since he began his campaign for the […]

Herman Cain Won’t Be President and That’s a Very Good Thing

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The former pizza executive is a smart guy. But he’s not fit to run the country.

Herman Cain Gets Secret Service Protection

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It’s not typical for Presidential candidates to get Secret Service protection before becoming a party nominee, but it has happened before. Barack Obama got a Secret Service detail beginning in May 2007, and now Herman Cain is getting a detail as well: Presidential candidate Herman Cain will receive protection from the United States Secret Service, […]

Herman Cain: “We Need A Leader, Not A Reader”

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At the risk of posting two Herman Cain posts in a row, this one is simply too good to pass up: Meanwhile in the Tweetosphere, AP reporter Steve Peoples tweeted that “Cain defended his foreign policy stumbles. Says knowing every detail isn’t important: “We need a leader, not a reader”. Over at Talking Points Memo, […]

Herman Cain Decides To Blow Off The Biggest Newspaper In New Hampshire

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Herman Cain was supposed to sit down with the Editorial Board of the Manchester Union-Leader, the largest newspaper in New Hampshire and also a paper that’s highly respected among conservatives nationwide. I said supposed to because, well, this happened: MANCHESTER, N.H. — Herman Cain blew off his Union Leader interview here Thursday, snubbing a newspaper […]

Herman Cain: “I’m Not Supposed To Know Anything About Foreign Policy”

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Herman Cain is not only proud of his foreign policy ignorance, he thinks it actually would make him a better President: “I’m not supposed to know anything about foreign policy. Just thought I’d throw that out,” he said, a dig at his critics. He defended his view that presidents and presidential candidates don’t need to […]

Jon Stewart Skewers Herman Cain

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Last night’s opening segment on The Daily Show was brutal for Herman Cain, but hilarious for the rest of us: Part One: The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Part Two: The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor […]

Herman Cain Becomes Even More Absurd

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Here’s how Herman Cain responded Monday night when a reporter asked him about the now-famous Libya gaffe: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Seriously, why is this man even on the stage?

Cain, Paul, Gingrich, And Romney In Four-Way Tie In Iowa

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A new Bloomberg poll of likely Iowa caucus-goers has four candidates bunched at the top, but also shows the potential for a lot of fluidity over the next six weeks: Herman Cain, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich are in a dead heat as the top choices for Iowans likely to attend the Jan. […]

Herman Cain Supports Collective Bargaining For Public Employees, Or Something

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As much as the incoherent response he gave to a rather simple  question about Libya, Herman Cain is also raising questions for his response to a Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel editor’s question about what has been the biggest issue in Wisconsin this year: Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain, during an interview in Wisconsin, supported the principle of […]

Herman Cain Tries To Explain What He Thinks About Foreign Policy, And Fails

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This interview between Herman Cain and the editors of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel is even more painful to watch than Rick Perry’s 53 second “Ooops”: No debate formats, no moderators, no time limits. And this is what Herman Cain gives us. Pathetic. Update: NBC’s Chuck Todd posted this on Twitter: Campaig[n] says Cain was on 4 […]

Republicans For Waterboarding

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The most disturbing part of Saturday’s debate came when most of the GOP candidates endorsed torture.

Herman Cain Is Back To Hating Muslims

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Ever since his rise in the polls, Herman Cain has backed away from the anti-Muslim rhetoric that earned him headline, and no small degree of support, over the summer. In a new interview, though, he seems to be back to where he left off: Herman Cain said that he believes a majority of American Muslims […]

Ignore The MSNBC “Re-Survey”

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MSNBC is out with what they are touting as evidence that Rick Perry and Herman Cain have been hurt by their respective stumbles last week, but there’s some serious problems with their proof: After his flub at a Republican debate on Wednesday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has seen his support plummet among GOP primary voters, […]

Herman Cain Flunks The Commander In Chief Test

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Last night, Herman Cain established that he simply isn’t prepared to be Commander in Chief.

Herman Cain: Conspiracy Theorist

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Herman Cain is blaming the sexual harassment allegations against him on some kind of unstated conspiracy: The latest chapter of the Cain leak blame game came Friday when the Georgia businessman was interviewed by FOX Business Network’s Neil Cavuto. Asked whether he believes Perry released the information, he responded: “There are too many coincidences but […]

Another Poll Shows Cain Falling, Newt Rising

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Following on the heels of the CBS Poll I noted this morning, a new McClatchy-Marist Poll shows Newt Gingrich rising, and Herman Cain falling: The Republican presidential race is being shaken up again, with Mitt Romney retaking the lead, Newt Gingrich surging into second place, and Herman Cain dropping to third place, according to a […]

Cain, Romney, Gingrich Nearly Tied In New National Poll

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A three-way tie?

Cain Starting To Sink In Iowa?

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There are some signs that Herman Cain’s support in Iowa may be slipping in the wake of the ongoing sexual harassment controversy: Even so, there are signs that the accusations that he sexually harassed women when he led a Washington trade group more than a decade ago could be causing Cain’s luster to dim. Uneasiness […]

Republican Candidates To Europe: Drop Dead

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Last night, most of the leading Republican candidates for President acted as if Europe was on another planet.

Herman Cain Campaign: Mark Block Won’t Be Fired

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Herman Cain’s bizarre loyalty to his Campaign Director is one of the reasons he is unfit to be President.

CNBC Republican Debate Winners And, Well, Loser

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Last night’s debate was about more than Rick Perry’s gaffe.

To Repeat: Herman Cain Is Ignorant About Foreign Policy

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The latest example of Herman Cain’s absolute ignorance when it comes to foreign policy is found in an interview yesterday with ABC News: On foreign policy, asked about Iran having nuclear weapons and how he would respond, Cain says he’d go for … energy independence. But what if it’s your first day in office, asks […]

Herman Cain’s Supporters Are Not Helping Him

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From a group calling itself Herman Cain PAC. I don’t believe any comment is necessary. Update: Please see the update.

Five Things No Presidential Candidate Should Say

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Yesterday, Herman Cain said them all: 1. “Of course I would be willing to do a lie detector test.” 2. “I don’t even know who this woman is.” 3. “After watching that press conference yesterday, I called [my wife]. I said, ‘Sweetheart, did you see it?’ She said, ‘Yes … I have known you for […]

Accusations Starting To Hurt Cain In The Polls

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Polls are starting to show signs that the sexual harassment allegations are starting to hurt Herman Cain.

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