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Porn publisher offers $1m for dirt on White House candidate
# Hustler
From The Daily Edge
# Hustler

Porn publisher offers $1m for dirt on White House candidate

Sep 26th 2011, 12:21 PM 1,818 Views 28 Comments

Larry Flynt, publisher of Hustler, will pay $1m to anyone who can prove an illicit sexual encounter with Texas governor Rick Perry.

Sarah Palin used drugs and had affairs? A new biography says so
# Sarah Palin
From The Daily Edge
# Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin used drugs and had affairs? A new biography says so

Sep 15th 2011, 7:46 PM 1,091 Views 15 Comments

A new biography about the former Alaska governor claims she’s taken cocaine and had an affair with her husband’s former business partner.

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida
# Republicans
# Republicans

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida

Sep 13th 2011, 12:24 PM 274 Views 3 Comments

The latest frontrunner, Texas governor Rick Perry, came under attack from rivals wary of his healthy poll numbers.

In case you were wondering, George Clooney rules out presidential bid
# Not Interested
From The Daily Edge
# Not Interested

In case you were wondering, George Clooney rules out presidential bid

Sep 1st 2011, 11:45 AM 278 Views 6 Comments

The screen heartthrob has ruled out running for the White House as he stars in a new film where he does just that.

Michele Bachmann wants to take 100,000 Irish jobs back to the US
# Michele Bachmann
# Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann wants to take 100,000 Irish jobs back to the US

Aug 29th 2011, 12:10 PM 5,262 Views 79 Comments

The US presidential candidate wants to attract American companies back home. She says there’s over 600 here, in fact there’s over 100 less than that.

Perry accused of murder threats against US Federal Reserve chair
# US Election 2012
# US Election 2012

Perry accused of murder threats against US Federal Reserve chair

Aug 16th 2011, 4:26 PM 407 Views 9 Comments

US presidential candidate Rick Perry reckons that if Ben Bernanke goes for another round of quantitative easing, it would be treasonous.

Obama fires rare attack on Republican presidential hopefuls
# Election 2012
# Election 2012

Obama fires rare attack on Republican presidential hopefuls

Aug 15th 2011, 7:24 PM 271 Views 4 Comments

Barack Obama slams the Republican hopefuls for opposing any measures raising new taxes, even if outweighed by spending cuts.

Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa
# Election 2012
# Election 2012

Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa

Aug 14th 2011, 8:12 AM 474 Views 44 Comments

Michele Bachman has taken the top spot in the Iowa popularity contest, with Ron Paul in second place. Meanwhile Texas Governor Rick Perry has declared his intention to run.

Pawlenty and Bachmann lead sparring in Republicans' Iowa debate
# Republican Party
# Republican Party

Pawlenty and Bachmann lead sparring in Republicans' Iowa debate

Aug 12th 2011, 11:52 AM 116 Views 0 Comments

Eight candidates, all vying to be the candidate who takes on Barack Obama in 2012, face off ahead of a key straw poll.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Aug 11th 2011, 7:58 PM 1,991 Views 0 Comments

Tough jail sentences for looters, Republican election hopefuls gear up for debate in the US, €50,000 on urinals for men caught short in Dublin, and U2 featuring… Jedward?

New US Republican presidential hopeful used to be on Al Gore's team
# Election 2012
# Election 2012

New US Republican presidential hopeful used to be on Al Gore's team

Aug 10th 2011, 5:39 PM 236 Views 4 Comments

Rick Perry has previously campaigned for Democrat Al Gore, but is now the ‘rightwing’ governor of Texas. He’s thought to be an ideal Tea Party candidate.

Irish people quiz Obama on immigration and hurling as he hosts a Twitter askathon
# Ask Obama
# Ask Obama

Irish people quiz Obama on immigration and hurling as he hosts a Twitter askathon

Jul 6th 2011, 2:46 PM 437 Views 0 Comments

The US president is taking questions via Twitter this afternoon…

US presidential hopeful accused of 'pants on fire-esque' falsehoods
# Pants On Fire
# Pants On Fire

US presidential hopeful accused of 'pants on fire-esque' falsehoods

Jun 27th 2011, 10:36 PM 1,077 Views 11 Comments

Hopeful for the 2012 Republican nomination Michelle Bachmann has been dropping untruth bombs quite a lot recently.

Pass the salt please, Mr. President
# More Peas?
From The Daily Edge
# More Peas?

Pass the salt please, Mr. President

Jun 26th 2011, 6:19 PM 376 Views 0 Comments

US President Barack Obama is giving his supporters the chance to join him for an intimate dinner. He’s also asked his Twitter followers what they’d like to discuss over their lasagne.

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani tops poll for Republican presidential candidacy
# US Election 2012
# US Election 2012

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani tops poll for Republican presidential candidacy

May 28th 2011, 4:48 PM 730 Views 0 Comments

The former New York Mayor, who became recognised worldwide following 9/11, has yet to declare his intentions but appears popular amongst Republican voters.

'Epic' Palin film may launch 2012 presidential bid
# Sarah Palin
# Sarah Palin

'Epic' Palin film may launch 2012 presidential bid

May 27th 2011, 12:21 PM 444 Views 10 Comments

US media jumps on house purchase in Arizona and new doc on Sarah Palin to suggest she will take a run at the White House

Republican candidates for US presidential election hold first debate
# US Election 2012
# US Election 2012

Republican candidates for US presidential election hold first debate

May 6th 2011, 4:09 PM 951 Views 0 Comments

The debate was largely notable for its lack of big names who declined to appear on the first debate of what is likely to be a lengthy nomination process ahead of the main election in late 2012.

Barack Obama announces 2012 re-election bid
# Obama
# Obama

Barack Obama announces 2012 re-election bid

Apr 4th 2011, 11:23 AM 708 Views 0 Comments

The US President announced his intention to run in an email, text and video message to supporters.