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Romney still haunted by secret tape

Romney still haunted by secret tape

10/02/12 08:00PM

The fallout from Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” comment continues, two weeks after the secretly recorded tape went public. A new NBC poll shows 45 percent see Romney more negatively after hearing the tape. Former governor Ed Rendell and Alicia Menendez of... watch

Which Romney will appear at the debates?

Which Romney will appear at the debates?

10/02/12 08:00PM

Mitt Romney continues to rally his far right supporters, while giving more moderate responses to the press on issues like health care an immigration. Which version of Mr. Romney will debate President Obama? Democratic strategist Tad Devine and retired... watch

Judge blocks Pennsylvania voter I.D. law

Judge blocks Pennsylvania voter I.D. law

10/02/12 08:00PM

Pennsylvania’s controversial voter I.D. law has been blocked from going into effect before the November election. The block is the latest pushback against restriction of voter rights. Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., reacts to the ruling. Rep. Elijah Cummings... watch

Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings has called on Congress to bring consulatant Nathan Sproul to justice on voter registration fraud allegations.

Dem Rep. calls for hearings on RNC firm accused of voter fraud

10/02/12 07:07AM

As Republicans scramble to cut ties to Nathan Sproul, the consultant with a long and colorful history of alleged voter registration fraud, Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) has called for Sproul to be brought to Washington so Congress can "bring him to justice." "What we're trying to do, Reverend," Cummings told host Rev. Al Sharpton on Tuesday's PoliticsNation, "is get to the bottom of why the national Republican party hired this man, who they know has a history with cheating with regard to voter registration." read more

Paul Ryan told Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace he doesn't have time to explain his tax plan, which has been called mathematically impossible.

Paul Ryan: 'I don't have the time' to explain tax plan

10/01/12 07:21AM

On Fox News Sunday, Vice Presidential Nominee Paul Ryan said he didn’t have time to explain his vague—and by many accounts mathematically impossible—tax plan. Ryan insisted to host Chris Wallace that the GOP plan is "revenue neutral." But Wallace persisted, saying he was asking only about the tax cuts, not about the unspecified tax deductions and loopholes that Romney-Ryan have said they want to eliminate. Ultimately, Ryan threw up his hands. “I don’t have the time. It would take me too long to go through all of the math,” he said. read more

Early voting underway in Iowa

Early voting underway in Iowa

09/27/12 08:00PM

Early in-person voting started in Iowa Thursday, with lines stretching down the block in some places. Rev. Al Sharpton explains what the long lines say about Americans’ desire to be heard and get out the vote. watch

Bush to speak at Cayman Islands Investment...

Bush to speak at Cayman Islands Investment conference

09/27/12 08:00PM

Former president George W. Bush is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at an investment conference in the Cayman Islands just a week before the election. Will this hurt the Romney campaign at the end of the race? Wayne Slater of the Dallas Morning News... watch

GOP tries to paint Obama as a liar

GOP tries to paint Obama as a liar

09/27/12 08:00PM

Karl Rove has written an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal and accused Obama of campaigning on falsehoods. Radio host Joe Madison and Alicia Menendez of HuffPost Live talk with Rev. Al Sharpton about the latest Republican tactics. watch

Bill Clinton, president of France?

Bill Clinton, president of France?

09/27/12 08:00PM

Former president Bill Clinton seems to be looking for a way to lead again. He joked that he would be able to run for president in France if he spoke the language and lived there for 6 months. Rev. Al Sharpton explains. watch

Mother Jones magazine has uncovered yet another secret tape of Mitt Romney - this one is from 1985.

Uncovered Romney video: Bain's goal is to 'harvest' companies for profit

09/27/12 07:21AM

Another video has come to haunt Mitt Romney. Liberal magazine Mother Jones—which dropped the now-infamous 47 percent video—posted footage from 1985, showing the then-CEO of Bain Capital describing his business strategy. It includes buying undervalued companies and planning, within five to eight years, to "harvest them at a significant profit." read more

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