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Mitch McConnell & Ted Cruz: How Do We Defund Obamacare?
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The Washington Examiner reported on Monday that Kentucky Senator and Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said that he would not support Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee in their efforts to filibuster a resolution that would defund Obamacare. Consequently, because …

Government Shutdown: Its Marco Rubio vs Rand Paul
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With their eyes on 2016 GOP presidential nomination, Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Rand Paul are staking out carefully crafted positions on the looming government shutdown in an effort to defund Obamacare. From the outset it appears that Rand Paul …

Mitt Romney: GOP Hopefuls Fish for the Money Machine
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An AP story out of Boston yesterday morning is getting some traction: apparently, some of the 2016 Republican potentials with their sights on the White House are trying to quietly take advantage of Mitt Romney’s political operatives, in particular his …

Paul Ryan Contemplates New Band Names in the Latest Bad Lip Reading
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About every couple of weeks, YouTube users can expect another installment of Bad Lip Reading, the hilarious series that redubs popular videos with nonsensical, oftentimes irreverent words – of course, based on the target’s lip reading. Well, it’s that time …

GOP Platform Touches on Protecting Internet Freedom GOP Platform Touches on Protecting Internet Freedom
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The 2012 Republican platform may have continued to demonstrate that party’s slide to the far right, but the GOP seems to be taking a mostly hands-off policy when it comes to the internet. The platform, which was finalized at the …

Paul Ryan Thanks His Nearly 2 Million Facebook Fans [VIDEO] Paul Ryan Thanks His Nearly 2 Million Facebook Fans [VIDEO]
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When presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney tapped Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate, Ryan had to start up a new Facebook page tailored to his VP campaign. His old page that he’d been running as a …

The 2012 GOP Convention Has Already Generated More Tweets Than the 2008 Convention The 2012 GOP Convention Has Already Generated More Tweets Than the 2008 Convention

More evidence today that the 2012 election really is the first true social media election: Twitter has announced that this year’s Republican National convention has already generated more tweets than the entire 2008 Convention. And this year’s party hasn’t even …

Republican National Convention Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder] Republican National Convention Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder]

After weather delays, the 2012 Republican National Convention will really get underway today with speeches from the likes of Chris Christie, Rick Santorum, and Ann Romney. This morning, YouTube is reminding us that we can watch all of the speeches …

James Lipton, On The Topic Of Mitt Romney’s Humanity

“I love being in Michigan,” said soon-to-be GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a stump speech in the Great Lakes state. “Everything seems right here. You know, I come back to Michigan; the trees are the right height. The grass …

Obama’s ‘Life Of Julia’ Keeps Democrats At Social Media Forefront Obama’s ‘Life Of Julia’ Keeps Democrats At Social Media Forefront
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Last week the Republican party launched a Social Victory app to try to get a foothold onto what has been a one sided battle: The fight for social media dominance. This fight was utterly dominated by Barack Obama in the …

GOP Unveils Social Victory App For Facebook To Combat Obama GOP Unveils Social Victory App For Facebook To Combat Obama

Obama did not just win the Presidential election in 2008, he dominated it. One of the biggest factors as to how he was able to do that, was that he is the first President in history to really nail down …

Newt Gingrich Drops Out Via YouTube Video

Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee for President – everybody knows it. After sweeping five primaries last Tuesday, it’s pretty much a done deal. But Newt Gingrich is taking his time exiting the 2012 GOP Presidential Primary race. At …

Ann Romney: Our Dog Loved Riding On The Car Roof

In the past few years, now former Presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s last name became something else. You’ve probably read dozens of pieces on Santorum’s “Google problem,” so I’ll spare you most of the sticky details. In short, anti-Santorum activists were …

The Republican Candidates’ Email Strategies Get A Breakdown [INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you been getting campaign emails from anyone this primary season? Or, to put it more bluntly, who here made the mistake of signing up for an email list? Okay, not all campaign emails are bad. If you are (or …

Obama Trounces GOP Candidates In Site Visitors

Everyone’s talking about how this election is the first true “social media” election, and it’s true that 2012 will probably see the most attempts at these types of connections from candidates to voters than ever before (way more the 2008). …

Newt Gingrich Turns To Social Media For Donations Newt Gingrich Turns To Social Media For Donations

One of the hardest things for a presidential candidate in the United States is the amount of money needed to compete. It was the downfall of Bachmann, Huntsman, and Perry. Those candidates had enough money to stay in the first …

Twitter Has The Presidential Campaign Covered

Since the inception of Twitter, it has quickly become the fastest way to transmit news. I for one found out that they got Bin Laden because I only watch stuff on my DVR, so my live broadcasts can’t be interrupted. …

Gingrich Sued For Playing Eye Of The Tiger At Rallies Gingrich Sued For Playing Eye Of The Tiger At Rallies

Newt Gingrich has been sued for playing the Grammy-award winning Eye of the Tiger at his political rallies. Rude Music Inc, which is owned by Frank Sullivan, who co-wrote the song, filed suit against Gingrich, his campaign, Newt 2012 Inc, …

Romney Has Drudge Report In “Back Pocket”, Says Thompson Romney Has Drudge Report In “Back Pocket”, Says Thompson

Former Senator Fred Thompson, an also-ran in the 2008 GOP presidential race, has made his support of Newt Gingrich well-known. On NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, Fred Thompson and Senator John McCain, who endorses Mitt Romney, sat side-by-side. Each extolled …

GOP Florida Debate: Twitter Responds GOP Florida Debate: Twitter Responds

Last night’s GOP debate in Florida will be the last debate for almost month. With a win apiece for 3 of the 4 candidates (Santorum in Iowa, Romney in New Hampshire, Gingrich in South Carolina), it was gloves-off time heading …

Twitter Revs Up for GOP Debate in FL Twitter Revs Up for GOP Debate in FL

Tonight at 8:00 PM on CNN, the remaining Republican presidential primary candidates go at it. Again. The debates and speeches get live-tweeted, and there’s a lot of fun to be had from that. But, some folks are hitting the Tweet …