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CBS accused of liberal bias over email sent accidentally to Bachmann campaign

By | 11.14.11 | 10:12 am | More from The Minnesota Independent

Michele Bachmann’s campaign and CBS News clashed over the weekend when her campaign was accidentally included on an email chain with CBS News’ John Dickerson explaining that Bachmann would not get as much attention during and after Saturday’s presidential debate.

Conservatives continue mocking sexual harassment charges as Cain cashes in

By | 11.11.11 | 9:30 am | More from The Colorado Independent

Herman Cain’s presidential campaign is weathering mounting allegations of sexual harassment linked so far only to his tenure as the head of the National Restaurant Association, allegations tied to tens of thousands of dollars in payouts to his accusers. Republican voters, however, are mostly dismissing the story.

Live tweet of GOP presidential debate Tuesday

By | 10.18.11 | 4:56 pm | More from The Minnesota Independent

Please join Minnesota Independent reporters at 7 p.m. this evening for a live tweet of the Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas, Nev.

Moderate Republicans condemn debate crowd booing of Iraq-stationed soldier

By | 09.23.11 | 5:10 pm | More from The Minnesota Independent

At Thursday night’s Republican presidential debate in Florida, a gay soldier serving in Iraq was booed by the audience because he asked a question about Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

Gary Johnson invited to join Fox News Republican presidential debate

By | 09.20.11 | 6:58 pm | More from The New Mexico Independent

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson will be allowed to participate in Thursday’s Fox News debate in Orlando, Fla., among Republican presidential candidates, The Daily Beast’s Howard Kurtz reports:

Channeling Silicon Valley supporters, Romney endorses green cards for foreign grads

By | 08.12.11 | 5:56 pm

Much was said about walls, borders and welfare during the immigration section of the Republican presidential debate in Ames, Iowa, on Thursday. But the most exceptional comment of the night on immigration came from former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney — the only mainstream candidate to endorse a specific immigration policy idea More…

VIDEO: Bachmann, Pawlenty campaigns spin Minnesota feud

By | 08.12.11 | 3:03 pm | More from The Minnesota Independent

Fox News’ Iowa debate of Republican presidential hopefuls brought frequent clashes between Minnesota’s two candidates. Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty both took turns attacking each others’ records — with the moderator’s prodding. Pawlenty took Bachmann to task for not having enough executive experience while Bachmann compared Pawlenty to President More…

High-schooler challenges Bachmann to Constitution debate

By | 05.13.11 | 9:49 am | More from The Minnesota Independent

A high school sophomore from New Jersey is challenging Rep. Michele Bachmann to a debate on civics and the U.S. Constitution. In an open letter to to Bachmann, Amy Myers of Cherry Hill, N.J., said, “I have found quite a few of your statements regarding The Constitution of the More…

Fox GOP presidential debate to show snapshot of a struggling party

By | 05.05.11 | 4:11 pm | More from The Colorado Independent

Image by Matt MahurinRepublicans won an historic number of Congressional seats in the midterm election just six months ago. Tonight Fox News is hosting the first 2012 GOP presidential primary election debate and it will feature something like the weakest early lineup of candidates in modern memory. Serious Republican strategists will be watching More…

Iowa GOP, Fox News set presidential debate for week before Iowa Caucuses

The Republican Party of Iowa and Fox News Channel announced details Tuesday for a presidential debate scheduled for the week before the Iowa Caucuses. While no specific date is given, the caucuses are scheduled for Feb. 6, 2012.

The debate will be held in the Orpheum Theater in Sioux City. More…