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CBS News/NJ GOP debate: Winners and losers

That's very obvious in the way Romney conducts himself in GOP debates – including Saturday night's debate focusing on national security and foreign policy. And as David Lightman of McClatchy Newspapers points out, “The Obama re-election campaign has Rick...

CBS/NJ GOP debate tonight: 5 things to watch

After the debate, CBS News political analyst John Dickerson will host a post-debate webcast analysis of the candidates on CBSNews.com. The debates are closely watched among Republican primary voters, 61 percent of whom said they have seen at least...

GOP debate fact check: Errant claims on bailout, taxes

The Republican presidential candidates are trying to avoid a debate on contraception and instead are looking to keep the focus of their criticism on President Barack Obama. CNN anchor John King asked the candidates to address their views of...

Arizona Republican debate: What to watch for

With the Republican presidential candidates set to debate in Mesa, Arizona at 8 p.m. tonight, Indian Country Today Media Network is interested in what questions you would ask the candidates. CNN will be broadcasting a Republican debate Wednesday night...

'Welcome Back, Kotter': Robert Hegyes' 'Epstein' helped alter TV

It's not clear if Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman have already completed filming Moore's part in the movie or if they will even move forward with using her, but it seems as though the two directors can replace the...

Saul Alinsky: A GOP Bogeyman Who Influences Many On The Left And Right

He can blame Saul Alinsky. On my first day in my first job as a conservative activist, I was handed a copy of Alinsky's “Rules for Radicals.” It was given in part as a how-to manual for organizing political...

Republican Debate Focuses on Latinos and Immigration

Never mind Mitt Romney's acid dismissal of the idea in last night's GOP debate — the last showdown between the candidates before the Florida primary on Jan. 31 — when he said he'd fire any business executive who came...

President John Tyler's grandson no 2012 fan

“John Tyler is a good team. We played really well. We had two freshmen starting and a sophomore in our back four. We were the better team, I thought, today. It was windy and the conditions were difficult.” The...

Republican debate slugfest: Did Romney hit hard enough?

The hits keep coming from the contentious race for the 2012 Republican nomination but, tonight, the candidates will get their last chance to square off against each other before the Florida primary mere days away. Romney won on points,...

Arizona governor gives her side of Obama encounter

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is making headlines after she used some aggressive body language in a heated exchange with President Obama on a tarmac in Phoenix on Wednesday. A photo of the tense conversation has President Obama was met...

GOP debate: Five things to watch for

192 Responses to “GOP Debate – Jacksonville, FL” ( jump to bottom ). Speranza. 1 | January 26, 2012 8:02 pm. Debate number 173 coming up. reply | quote. buzzsawmonkey. 2 | January 26, 2012 8:02 pm. Dammit, Santorum...

Obama: Spat with Arizona governor not a big deal

Chandler, Arizona (CNN) — When the president arrives in any city, he is usually welcomed by state and local officials at the bottom of the stairs to Air Force One with normal pleasantries and handshakes. But in Phoenix WASHINGTON...

Arizona Gov. Brewer, Obama Add to Their Strained Relations

After presidential campaign belly-flopped, Rick Perry's job approval in Texas lower than Obama's. http://t.co/RfYlMQFT Obama tangles with Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer over immigration book By David Nakamura PHOENIX — President Obama and Arizona Gov. Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly...

Obama bookends SOTU speech with foreign policy

We've heard it all before, except now the message has been repackaged to deal with the evolving reality in the Energy Sector. In fossil fuels, we have two big. watching Obama deliver the SOTU reminds me what an excruciating,...

What You Missed While Not Watching The NBC GOP Debate In Florida

Ron Fournier: "Somebody must have awakened the cool-and-nonchalant Romney out of his debate slumber and told him the GOP nomination was slipping away. Gingrich stunned the political world — and frightened much of Ron Fournier: "Somebody must have awakened...

Gingrich's former firm releases Freddie Mac contract

National Journal: Under fierce attack by primary rival Mitt Romney for his work for the mortgage giant Freddie Mac, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will release his contract with the quasi-governmental There is plenty of blame to go around...

FACT CHECK: Gingrich flubs history in GOP debate

If you didn't get enough Monday night, not to worry: The next GOP debate – the 19th in the cycle, for those keeping track – comes on Thursday. It'll be Gingrich's last chance to use the debates to counteract...

Romney rips Gingrich in Florida GOP debate

Republican presidential candidates Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum joined moderator Brian Williams for a debate in Florida on Monday night. (Jan. 23) (/Courtesy of NBC) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan badge holders The debate will take place...

Gingrich's former firm releases Freddie Mac contract

TAMPA, Fla. — Under pressure, Newt Gingrich arranged the release of a contract Monday night showing the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. paid his consulting firm a $25000 monthly retainer fee in 2006, for a total of The hits...

Florida Republican debate keeps strong Florida focus

What's the point of watching a presidential debate without hilarious Twitter commentary by the best comedians online? Witstream does all the hard work for you and compiles the funniest tweets with the hashtag If Barack Obama wants to get...

Florida Republican debate keeps strong Florida focus

With Florida's primary election around the corner, four candidates running for the Republican presidential nomination are taking part in a primary debate on Monday night. The Sunshine State event comes just days after South Tonight at 9PM ET Republicans...

Republican debate: Three keys to watch

Who could have thought a week ago that the Republican presidential landscape would have changed so dramatically from then to now? As we inch nearer and nearer to Florida, each previous state has chosen a difference (Tampa Bay, FL)...

Obama: 'Big Ideas' in Economy-Focused State of the Union Address

By State of the Union CANDY CROWLEY, HOST: Good morning from the campus of the University of South Carolina, a state which gave Gingrich a huge boost, Romney a southern smackdown, and Santorum and Paul reason enough to stay...

Obama to Draw an Economic Line in State of the Union

By BEN FELLER AP White House Correspondent Vilified by the Republicans who want his job, President Barack Obama will stand before the nation Tuesday night determined to frame the election-year debate on his terms, using his State of the...

South Carolina GOP primary races to dramatic close

COLUMBIA, SC (AP) – Primary day at hand, fast-climbing Newt Gingrich told South Carolinians on Saturday that he was "the only practical conservative vote" able to stop front-runner Mitt Romney in the GOP presidential race. Despite the politicians jawing...

Department of Justice site hacked after Megaupload shutdown, Anonymous claims …

Now, thanks to a recent legal opinion from the Justice Department, many states may soon move to capitalize on the industry's momentum. According to the American Gaming Association, global online gambling revenue in 2010 was nearly $30 billion, TORONTO...

Newt Gingrich's lambasting of John King follows a popular line among Republicans

Newt Gingrich's fiery exchange with John King at the GOP debate Thursday night may have proven an old bit of political wisdom: It's never a bad idea to run against the press, particularly if you happen to be a...

CNN, John King, ABC, Brian Ross have nothing to apologize for with Gingrich

Ariel Levy in The New Yorker on Gingrich's marriages When John King opened Thursday night's debate by asking Newt Gingrich about his ex-wife Marianne's assertion that he'd asked her for an open marriage, Gingrich made what's sure to be...

The Breakfast Meeting: At GOP Debate, News Media in the Crosshairs

The candidate lashes out after host John King opens a Republican presidential debate with a question about his ex-wife, and the audience loves it. If the opening moments of Thursday night's CNN debate is any indication, bashing the mainstream...

Fact check: GOP debate's history flubs

And, then, there were 4. Perry's sudden departure from the race mixes up the dynamic for tonight's debate. Expect nasty exchanges between Romney and Gingrich. The wild card is Santorum, who is quickly fading in the polls. 4:44PM When...

Fact check: GOP debate's history flubs

CNN examines statements by Republican presidential candidates during Monday night's CNN Southern Republican Debate in Charleston, South Carolina. The statement: "We have the president of the United States who said he is going to cut veterans benefits, It was...

Fact check: GOP debate's history flubs

We've had like a million debates this year. But it's no hyperbole to say that we haven't had one so far with anything like the amount of news that's happened over the last 48 hours. For a handful of...

South Carolina GOP debate: Winners and Losers

With less than 48 hours to go before Republican voters in South Carolina decide who they want to nominate, the four remaining candidates hit the current president, the news media — and each other. The debate sponsored by CNN...

American Heart Association Responds to 'Nightline's' Bill Weir's Heart Disease …

She decided to go public in an interview with ABC investigative reporter Brian Ross on “Nightline.” ABC News began releasing excerpts of the interview Thursday morning, with the the full interview on “Nightline.” Newt Gingrich asked Marianne to be...

Newt Gingrich's Ex-Wife Tells Nightline: He Wanted An 'Open Marriage'

Sarah does? So do I. Cain backlash against the RATs. You know, there are more black Republicans in SC than any other state. We all know Allen West. The other black GOP congressman is Tim Scott from SC. Thumb...

South Carolina debate: Can 'janitor' comments spark Newt Gingrich comeback?

Tonight's South Carolina Debate. By W. James Antle, III on 1.16.12 @ 11:23PM. Mitt Romney was off his game tonight, more awkward and unprepared than I've seen him during this campaign. But I'm not sure the most effective attacks...

Romney defends record at South Carolina debate, as GOP rivals fight for edge …

WASHINGTON — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he thinks his performance in debate against fellow Republicans shows he's best qualified to take on President Barack Obama in the fall. Gingrich tells "CBS This At last Saturday's debate in...

Republican Debate: Romney faces attacks in South Carolina debate

The network will gather data from the social Web site on whether viewers think the Republican presidential candidates are answering or dodging questions on Monday night. (David Goldman / Associated Press) A Ron Paul supporter pickets before the Republican...

Sharper jabs at this GOP debate

Sunday morning's Republican debate took a turn for the sentimental and pointless when the topic turned to the candidates' stances on gay rights. Moderator Andy Hiller asked Mitt Romney how he's stood up for gay rights and Do you...

New Hampshire GOP debate best yet, but who won?

Do you like Republican debates but lament that they are always so late at night? Well get ready for Sunday morning's Meet the Press/Union Leader/Facebook debate As was the case at last night's debate, all the top Republican candidates...