Tag Archives: 2012 Presidential Election

Election “D’oh” of the Week: Insensitive comments may not help your cause

by Anna Cabe  Managing Editor, Online  After the Oct. 22 presidential debate, there was not just one but three incidents involving prominent public figures criticized for controversial statements about Pres. Barack Obama. During the debate, conservative pundit Ann Coulter tweeted, “I highly approve of Romney’s decision to be kind and gentle to the retard,” prompting […]

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Arizona Republican Debate Showcases Front-Runners

by Amelia Kovacevich Online Content Editor Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum fought it out on CNN’s Arizona Republican debate Wednesday night, but Romney came out victorious at what will probably be the last debate in the primary season. Romney, Santorum, Texas congressman Ron Paul and former House speaker Newt Gingrich answered questions from host John King […]

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Bachmann and Perry face off on healthcare in GOP debate

by Maddye Mitchell Staff Writer  The Republican Party’s presidential candidates have met for debates 5 times so far in 2011, and twice this Sept. The most recent debate was held on Sept. 12 in Tampa, FL and included all eight candidates:  Mitt Romney, Rick Perry, Michele Bachmann, Jon Huntsman, Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, Herman Cain […]

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Lowdown on Herman Cain

by Anahita Sotoohi Staff Writer  Why you know him: The Georgia-raised Morehouse graduate and former host of the Atlanta radio show “The Herman Cain Show” recently announced his bid for the 2012 presidency. What he brings to the race: Although Cain has never held political office (he ran for Senate in Georgia in 2004 but […]

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A dark horse from the West: Gary Johnson and the presidency

  by Sydney Tonsfeldt Content Editor Our next commander-in-chief might just be someone you’ve never heard of.  Uninvited to party debates, left off of candidate lists, and otherwise blatantly ignored by the media, Republican and former governor of New Mexico Gary Johnson is a classic underdog in the race for President.  Rolling Stone even called […]

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