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  • In GOP debate, Rubio reiterates pledge to revoke Iran nuclear deal

    1 week ago

    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., reiterated his pledge to revoke the nuclear deal struck last year with Iran and defended his proposal to shut down mosques where radical speech is reported.

    “When I am president of the United States, if there is some place in this country where radical...

  • Republican debaters snipe at one another, Obama’s Iran policy

    3 weeks ago

    Republican candidates continued to slam President Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton on Iran policy.

    The debate Thursday night in Charleston, S.C., broadcast by the Fox Business Channel, was, as anticipated, a lively bout between 10 candidates eager to survive the primaries...

  • Rubio and Paul clash over defense budget, Syria

    November 11, 2015 | 9:28 am

    Senators Marco Rubio and Rand Paul clashed over the necessity of increasing the defense budget while arguing for a smaller government during the 4th Republican presidential debate on Tuesday.

    During a discussion over tax reform, Paul attacked Rubio over his childcare tax credit...

  • Ann Coulter is not an anti-Semite

    September 28, 2015 | 9:36 am

    During the course of the second Republican presidential debate, Ann Coulter, the well-known commentator, writer, speaker and provocateur, tweeted:

    “How many f—ing Jews do these people think there are in the United States?”

    Her explanation was that she had grown frustrated with...

  • Cartoon: The Reagan Library debate

    By Steve Greenberg

    September 25, 2015 | 10:30 am

  • The Republican debate’s $10 question

    By Rob Eshman

    September 24, 2015 | 11:46 am

    The easiest question of the second Republican presidential debate turned out to be the hardest: “Which woman would you put on the $10 bill?”

    All of the candidates immediately got that deer-in-the-headlights look, except that a deer would have probably come up with better answer...

  • Ann Coulter slammed for profane tweet on Jews in GOP debate commentary

    September 17, 2015 | 9:43 am

    Conservative columnist Ann Coulter used an epithet to describe Jews in expressing frustration with pledges by candidates to support Israel during a Republican debate.

  • Candidates in GOP debate divided on whether to honor Iran deal

    September 17, 2015 | 8:51 am

    Candidates in a Republican presidential debate were divided over whether to honor the Iran nuclear deal.

    The question of whether or not to abandon the deal drew unusually sharp divisions in the CNN debate on Wednesday evening at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum...

  • To repeal or not to repeal: 10 notes about the GOP debate

    September 17, 2015 | 3:51 am

    If you want winners and losers, a full transcript and a general analysis of the state of the race – this isn’t it. I only want to write about the second GOP Presidential debate as it relates to Israel and the Middle East.


    If Israel hopes (and some in Israel’s government do...

  • At least 3 GOP candidates say war with Iran is an option

    November 13, 2011 | 1:08 am

    Three Republican candidates for president said they would go to war if Iran obtained a nuclear weapon.

    Mitt Romney, one of the frontrunners and the former Massachusetts governor, Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Rick Santorum, a former...