44: Eye on 2012


Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 06/18/2011

Obama impersonator pulled offstage after making racial, gay jokes at GOP gathering

The impersonator told a string of racial jokes, poking fun at President Obama’s biracial heritage and a gay member of Congress before being pulled offstage by organizers.

By Aaron Blake and Amy Gardner  |  05:35 PM ET, 06/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Eye on 2012

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Sarah Palin film set for release in June

The film, by Stephen K. Bannon, paints a flattering picture of the former Alaska governor according to RealClearPolitics’ Scott Conroy.

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:17 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Eye on 2012

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 05/15/2011

Gingrich: Ryan budget plan ‘right-wing social engineering’ (Sunday talk shows)

Gingrich had some harsh words for Ryan’s proposed budget plan.

By Emi Kolawole and Rachel Weiner  |  11:57 AM ET, 05/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sunday Talkies, Newt Gingrich, Mitch Daniels, Eye on 2012

Posted at 06:04 AM ET, 04/04/2011

Obama announces 2012 reelection bid (video)

The president launched his reelection bid with a YouTube video featuring individuals talking about getting ready for the next campaign

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:04 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Eye on 2012

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 03/29/2011

Donald Trump defends ‘birther’ claims

In a radio interview on Fox & Friends, Trump defended earlier claims that the president’s citizenship documentation was in doubt (it isn’t).

By Emi Kolawole  |  09:26 AM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Eye on 2012

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 03/01/2011

Huckabee claims inaccurately that Obama was raised in Kenya

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee is not a birther but he got his facts wrong when he claimed president Obama was born in Kenya during an interview Monday.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:17 PM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency, Eye on 2012

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/27/2011

Gingrich to announce 2012 intentions within two weeks

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he will form an exploratory committee for a potential 2012 bid and could make his intentions known in as few as two weeks, according to reports.

By Emi Kolawole  |  11:40 AM ET, 02/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency, Eye on 2012

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 11/30/2010

Republicans hedge on Palin bid (video)

In a Politico op-ed on Tuesday, former lawmaker and current MSNBC host Joe Scarborough called on his fellow Republicans to "man up" and come out against a Sarah Palin presidential bid.

By Rachel Weiner  |  05:07 PM ET, 11/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Eye on 2012, Eye on 2012, Eye on 2012

Posted at 07:49 PM ET, 10/05/2010

Obama-Clinton ticket in 2012 is 'on the table,' Woodward says

Hillary Clinton supporters may have a reason to hope for a change. "Obama's Wars" author and Washington Post associate editor Bob Woodward appeared on CNN's "John King USA," and said that the idea of having current Secretary of State Hillary Clinton swap places with now Vice President Joe Biden had been tossed around by political observers.

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:49 PM ET, 10/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Eye on 2012, Eye on 2012