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November 28, 2011 1:15 pm ET filed under Video

Herman Cain Puts A Positive Spin On "Targeted Identification" — His New Term For Profiling

From the November 27, 2011, appearance by Herman Cain on CNN's State of the Union:

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November 28, 2011 9:24 am ET filed under Blog

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - November 27, 2011

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November 28, 2011 9:19 am ET filed under Fact Check

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - November 27, 2011

On the last Sunday of November, Republicans had a lot of airtime — and lots of lies. On Meet the Press, anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform regurgitated the false Republican talking point that Obama's stimulus plan "killed jobs." Freshman Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) made an appearance on This Week to claim the deficit is not a revenue problem, a statement disputed by historically low revenue intake. Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) appeared on Fox News Sunday to hype the "Toomey Plan", claiming that it would have raised revenues while paying down the debt, leaving out that the plan trades regressive tax cuts for only small revenue increases. Lastly, Herman Cain appeared on State of the Union to claim that unemployment benefits shouldn't be extended because they are a 'distraction' from the real problem of a lack of economic growth. But the Congressional Budget Office has found that unemployment benefits are a "timely and cost-effective" way to spur on the economy.

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November 22, 2011 8:41 pm ET filed under Video

Herman Cain Rebrands Profiling As "Targeted Identification"

From the November 22, 2011, CNN Republican National Security Debate:

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November 22, 2011 3:45 pm ET filed under Blog

How Lying About The Financial Crisis Enables The GOP's Misunderstanding Of The Occupy Movement

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November 18, 2011 5:42 pm ET filed under Video

Herman Cain Warns About "Taliban" In Libya

From a press conference with Herman Cain broadcast during the November 18, 2011, edition of CNN's The Situation Room:

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November 14, 2011 4:52 pm ET filed under Blog

Cain Forgets His Talking Points On Libya: "I Got All This Stuff Twirling Around In My Head"

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November 10, 2011 4:20 pm ET filed under Blog

Cain Issues Absurd Non-Apology For "Princess Nancy"

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November 04, 2011 11:45 am ET filed under Blog

House Oversights - Week of October 30

A weekly roundup of what House Republicans are and aren't doing with their committees.

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November 02, 2011 9:45 am ET filed under Blog

Sen. Lee Baselessly Suggests Cain Scandal Is An "Anonymous," "Racially-Motivated Attack"

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October 31, 2011 10:49 am ET filed under Blog

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - October 30, 2011

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October 31, 2011 10:24 am ET filed under Fact Check

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - October 30, 2011

This week's Sunday talk shows included several GOP presidential contenders who have figured out that ignoring facts is a winning formula among their party's voters. While all the candidates who appeared on the shows parroted the same points they've been making for the past several months, there were also several new allegations. On Face the Nation, GOP frontrunner Herman Cain, after having adjusted his 9-9-9 tax plan to avoid tax hikes on those living in poverty, claimed that the exemption was there all along and that his critics simply misreported his plan. That's unlikely given that Cain has been on record defending taxing the income of those living in poverty. On This Week, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) was called out for misrepresenting immigration statistics. Rather than acknowledge her mistake and move on, Bachmann claimed that she did not say what the video clearly showed her saying. And on Fox News Sunday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) repeated a slew of easily debunked economic talking points, including that President Obama had overseen the creation of "practically no jobs."

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October 28, 2011 12:07 pm ET filed under Foreign Policy Matters

Herman Cain Says Obama Emboldened “The So-Called Palestinian People”

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October 21, 2011 3:26 pm ET filed under Blog

Cain: Abortion Should Be Illegal, But It's The "Family's Decision" To "Break The Law"

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October 20, 2011 12:19 pm ET filed under Blog

Herman Cain's (Accidentally?) Pro-Choice Interview

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October 20, 2011 11:36 am ET filed under Blog

Cain Is Not Alone: Blaming The Unemployed Is GOP Policy

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October 20, 2011 10:40 am ET filed under Video

GOP Whip McCarthy Suggests Cain Is Qualified For The Primary But Not The White House

From the October 20, 2011, edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe:

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October 19, 2011 3:56 pm ET filed under Video

Arpaio On Cain's Electric Border Fence: "Can't You Even Make Jokes Around Here Anymore?"

From an October 20, 2011, appearance by Sheriff Joe Arpaio on MSNBC's Martin Bashir

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October 19, 2011 9:49 am ET filed under Blog

What Happened In Vegas: Candidates Feel The Heat In GOP Debate

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October 18, 2011 9:14 pm ET filed under Video

Cain Stands By "Blame Yourself" Statement

From the October 18, 2011, CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate:

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October 18, 2011 8:28 pm ET filed under Video

Cain Accuses Critics Of Comparing "Apples And Oranges"

From the October 18, 2011, CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate:

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October 18, 2011 8:26 pm ET filed under Video

Cain: My Plan "Does Not Raise Taxes On Those Making The Least"

From the October 18, 2011, CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate:

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October 17, 2011 5:59 pm ET filed under Foreign Policy Matters

Herman Cain: "There Have Been A Lot Of Benefits That Have Come Out Of Iraq"

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October 17, 2011 12:17 pm ET filed under Blog

VIDEO: Herman Cain Disagrees With Himself On The Regressive Nature Of "9-9-9"

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October 17, 2011 9:46 am ET filed under Blog

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - October 16, 2011

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October 17, 2011 9:37 am ET filed under Fact Check

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - October 16, 2011

Republicans spent their Sunday morning TV appearances blaming Democrats for the economy and trying to convince Wall Street protesters to join them in their scapegoating. Contrary to what Herman Cain and Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) claimed, the facts show that private firms, not government entities, inflated the subprime mortgage bubble, and Wall Street, not Democrats, turned those loans into an elaborate casino game that left the entire country on the hook for their bad bets. Similarly, Cantor and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) were wrong to suggest that Democratic policies on taxes and regulations are hurting the economy, and that Republican proposals will do more to create jobs than President Obama's proposed American Jobs Act. In addition, Cain claimed that his "9-9-9" tax plan won't hurt the poor and implied that Obama has cut defense spending, Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) blamed the credit downgrade on the president, and Sen. McCain said that Obama never spoke up on behalf of Iranian protesters in 2009. In each case, the facts disagree.

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October 15, 2011 12:53 pm ET filed under Blog

Herman Cain: “I’m Not Foreign Policy Dumb”

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October 14, 2011 6:03 pm ET filed under Blog

Cain: "Wall Street Didn't Drive Up The Unemployment Rate To 9.1 Percent"

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October 14, 2011 12:17 pm ET filed under Blog

Herman Cain: Proud Supporter Of America’s Most Powerful Anti-Gay Hate Groups

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October 13, 2011 4:49 pm ET filed under Video

Santorum: "9-9-9" Would Give "Children Like Harry Reid And Nancy Pelosi Guns" To Use On America

From an October 13, 2011, appearance by Rick Santorum on Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto:

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