2012 Elections

Herman Cain has another soundbite bomb-dropper for us: He can bring African American voters to the Republican Party in 2012. The Washington Post reports that the self-described “Chocolate Walnut” sent out a mailer to Iowa voters saying that he can grab a large share of the black vote, “something that has not been done since […]

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is defending a TV ad that quotes President Barack Obama out of context, signaling he’s ready for bare-knuckled campaigning despite sharp complaints from Democrats and some neutral observers. Romney said while campaigning in Iowa Wednesday that the ad is fair game, and underscores how the […]

As the 2012 election approaches, many young voters and volunteers say they have lost the zeal to campaign for President Obama like they did in 2008. See also: Glenn Beck: Rick Santorum ‘Is The Next George Washington See also: A girl and her dog in South Africa Interviews around the country suggest that while college students are […]

Despite economic woes, President Barack Obama leads all potential Republican rivals for the upcoming 2012 election, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released on Monday. Despite a 44% approval rating and negative ratings on the economy, Obama is leading all potential GOP rivals including front-runner, Mitt Romney. See Also: Duggar Family Expecting 20th […]

DES MOINES, Iowa — Republicans in Iowa and other early voting states seem to be giving presidential candidate Herman Cain the benefit of the doubt for now. But they say they need to know more about accusations that he sexually harassed women who worked for him in the 1990s. See also: Herman Cain Campaigns As […]

ATLANTA (AP) — Gloria Cain is hardly the traditional presidential campaign wife. She has been virtually absent from the campaign trail as her husband, Herman, runs for the Republican presidential nomination. And she’s been silent this week as the businessman fights to overcome allegations that he sexually harassed women while he led the National Restaurant Association […]

With President Obama one year away from either being re-elected or voted out of office, he’s decided to appoint one of his star organizers to head up his “Operation Vote” campaign targeted towards rallying minority voting. Michael Blake, who became a star in Obama’s 2008 campaign, landed a job with the White House as their […]

The National Restaurant Association paid $35,000 in severance pay in the late 1990s to one of the women who accused then chief executive, Herman Cain, of sexually inappropriate behavior, sources said on Tuesday. See also: Rush Limbaugh: Herman Cain Harassment Story ‘Unconscionable, Racially Stereotypical Attack’ The details of the incident are still murky, but according […]

HOUSTON — An African American conservative who runs the site, Ragingelephants.com, recently attacked several Democrats at a rally for GOP candidate, Herman Cain. Apostle Claver Kamau-Imani called the Democrats the “Party of KKK” at a rally in Houston before a Herman Cain speech. Cain has not condoned or criticized Kamu-Imani’s remarks. Herman Cain Better Get Serious […]

Susan Page of USA Today is reporting that President Obama’s re-election campaign launches an initiative this week aimed at rekindling the connection with younger voters that helped fuel his 2008 campaign. The outreach effort, called “Greater Together,” will tap Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites and target students on college campuses in key states, […]