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  • Cain suspends campaign

    December 5, 2011 | 10:12 am

    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain suspended his campaign following allegations of sexual misconduct.

    Cain, 65, announced Saturday that he would halt his drive toward the presidency, one month before the Iowa caucuses. He said he would revert to Plan B, a grass-roots...

  • Kissinger nixed spot in a Cain administration, candidate says

    November 15, 2011 | 2:20 pm

    Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said that Henry Kissinger turned down an offer to serve in his administration.

    “Dr. Kissinger turned my offer down to be secretary of state. He said he’s perfectly happy doing what he’s doing,” Cain said in a video interview with the...

  • Opinion: Keeping up with the Kandidates

    By Marty Kaplan

    November 14, 2011 | 10:08 am

    “Are you not entertained?”

    That was Jon Stewart’s response to Rick Perry’s brain freeze.  He said it twice, maniacally.  “Are you not entertained?”  Stewart’s right about what’s happening.  America is on track for the most amusing apocalypse ever.  Things may be going to...

  • Opinion: The case for Newt (and against Herman)

    November 11, 2011 | 4:10 pm

    By now it is abundantly clear that Newt Gingrich is the best debater among the Republican Presidential Candidates. Some of Newt’s critics will grudgingly acquiesce to this fact, but still brush the legitimacy of the Gingrich candidacy aside, noting that he is an unserious candidate....

  • After stumble, Herman Cain stresses pro-Israel bona fides

    November 1, 2011 | 6:13 pm

    Call Herman Cain the crash-course pro-Israel candidate.

    Since stumbling in May on a question about Palestinians and the right of return, the one-time pizza executive who recently rocketed to the top of GOP presidential polls has visited Israel and read up about the Jewish state.

  • Opinion: Obama-Romney 2012

    By Marty Kaplan

    October 17, 2011 | 1:36 pm

    Forget the fantasy of Hillary Clinton taking Joe Biden’s place on the 2012 ballot.  Not only because it is not going to happen.  The theory that having Hillary on the ticket would galvanize the base and that coveted independent voters, especially women, would break toward...

  • Romney’s Jewish backers enjoying front-runner status, even as challenges continue from his right

    October 11, 2011 | 3:31 pm

    Mitt Romney is the whack-a-mole front-runner: He consistently leads the Republican pack, but only by beating back one conservative challenger after another.

    First it was Michele Bachmann, then Rick Perry, and now a surging Herman Cain.

    His contradictory status—as a front-runner...