Herman Cain Articles


What They Were Thinking

A Parody.
11:46 AM, Nov 07, 2011

Happy Hour: Cain/Kissinger 2012!

6:00 PM, Nov 04, 2011

New York Times: "As Regulators Pressed Changes, Corzine Pushed Back, and Won"

Robert Samuelson: "The World Economy Adrift"

Debra J. Saunders: Oakland Mayor slowly realizing protesters aren't good for the city

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Romney Addresses the Organized Tea Party

Making government "simpler, smaller, and smarter."
4:07 PM, Nov 04, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told a crowd of conservative activists Friday afternoon at the Americans for Prosperity’s Defending the American Dream summit in Washington that his goal is to “make government simpler, smaller, and smarter.”

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Gingrich Gains 10 Points on Romney

8:01 AM, Nov 04, 2011

During the past three weeks, the Republican presidential candidates have been involved in their most contentious debate — which included their most substantial exchange on health care

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Happy Hour: Danger in Iowa

6:00 PM, Nov 03, 2011

Pajamas Media reports on the Herman Cain scandal and then makes retractions.

Washington Post: "As governor, Romney worked to reassure liberals"

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Rasmussen: Cain 26, Romney 23, Gingrich 14

3:10 PM, Nov 03, 2011

A new national poll of 1,000 likely GOP primary voters from Rasmussen gives Herman Cain a slight lead at 26 percent, with Romney close behind at 23 percent and Gingrich in third at 14 percent.

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Perry Pollster Worked for Restaurant Association at Time of Cain Allegations

Pollster Tony Fabrizio says he never heard of sexual harassment allegations.
3:56 PM, Nov 02, 2011

Chris Wilson, a former pollster for the National Restaurant Association, told an Oklahoma radio station today that he witnessed incidents in which Herman Cain sexually harassed an employee at a restaurant.

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Rasmussen: Cain 33, Romney 23, Gingrich 15 in South Carolina

12:15 PM, Nov 02, 2011

A new poll from Rasmussen shows Herman Cain with a 10-point lead over Mitt Romney among 770 likely South Carolina Republican primary voters. Thirty-three percent of respondents prefer Cain, as opposed to 23 percent for Romney. Newt Gingrich polled third at 15 percent.

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Herman Cain in the Center Seat

7:14 AM, Nov 02, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain sat down last night with Steve Hayes, Bret Baier, Charles Krauthammer, and A. B. Stoddard for a roundtable interview:

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Morning Jay: Herman Cain and the Great Game of Politics

5:00 AM, Nov 02, 2011

What to make of this whole Politico-Cain dustup?

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Happy Hour: November Cain

6:00 PM, Nov 01, 2011

Herman Cain reports a big online fundraising day yesterday.

So does Newt Gingrich!

The solution?

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Cain Denies Harassment Allegations in TV Interviews

7:53 PM, Oct 31, 2011

In two television interviews taped for Monday evening, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain denied any wrongdoing as he tried to clarify his story about the allegations he was accused of sexual harassment while serving as president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association in the late 1990s. In these interviews, Cain was more forthcoming yet still vague about the details surrounding the allegations than he and his campaign had previously been since the story broke Sunday evening.

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Romney Up 2, Cain Even, Perry Down 18, Among Independents

12:44 PM, Oct 31, 2011

The latest Rasmussen poll shows Mitt Romney and Herman Cain running more or less even with President Obama among likely independent voters, while Rick Perry trails by double-digits.

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Cain's Former Secretary: This Is Not the Herman Cain I Know

Former staffers call sexual harassment allegations unbelievable.
11:56 AM, Oct 31, 2011

Presidential candidate Herman Cain's campaign has been rocked by a Politico report that revealed Cain was accused of sexual harassment by two female employees during his stint at the National Restaurant Association.

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A Man with a Plan

Whatever its merits, Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 proposal is receiving an odd critique.
Oct 31, 2011

Politics being what it is, I suppose it is no surprise that Herman Cain’s rivals for the Republican nomination should heap scorn on his 9-9-9 tax reform plan. I have no massive computer model that can tell me whether Cain’s proposal would generate enough revenue to be part of any plan to bring the deficit under control. But I do know this: The objections so far raised are more than a little odd for candidates vying for the support of conservatives.

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MSNBC Analyst: GOP Sees Herman Cain as a 'Black Man Who Knows His Place'

4:01 PM, Oct 28, 2011

On Martin Bashir's television program this afternoon, Democratic strategist and MSNBC analyst Karen Finney said that Republicans are supporting Herman Cain because of his race:

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CNN Polls: Romney Leading or Tied for Lead in Early States

Front-runner?
4:11 PM, Oct 26, 2011

The latest polls from CNN/Time show that Mitt Romney is leading or tied for the lead in all four of the first states to vote in the Republican primary next year.

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Happy Hour: Life Sounds Good at OWS

6:00 PM, Oct 25, 2011

Have you heard about this? Obama's on Leno tonight.

Elizabeth Warren says she's the intellectual leader of Occupy Wall Street.

Behold her intellectual progeny.

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Obama 44%, Cain 38%

1:22 PM, Oct 25, 2011

The latest Rasmussen poll of likely voters shows that, over the past week, the gap between President Obama and Herman Cain has swung 8 points in Obama’s favor. In a poll released shortly before the last Republican presidential debate, Rasmussen showed Cain leading Obama by 2 percentage points in a head-to-head matchup (43 to 41 percent). This week’s poll, taken after th

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Herman Cain's Latest Web Ad

11:16 AM, Oct 25, 2011

Herman Cain's campaign released this web ad last night, featuring chief of staff Mark Block, a cigarette, a smiling presidential candidate, two pairs of glasses, a catchy patriotic song, and a strong dose of reality : 

 

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81 Percent of GOP Primary Voters in Play

9:21 AM, Oct 25, 2011

The latest CBS/New York Times GOP presidential preference poll has Herman Cain at 25 percent, Mitt Romney 21, Newt Gingrich 10, Ron Paul 8, Rick Perry 6, Michele Bachmann 2, Jon Huntsman 1, and Rick Santorum 1. A quarter of respondents failed to choose any of the announced candidates.

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Is the Curtain Falling on Herman Cain’s One-Man Show?

7:16 AM, Oct 25, 2011

Herman Cain is coming off perhaps his worst week as a presidential candidate. Last Tuesday, he said that he could see himself potentially negotiating with terrorists and releasing several hundred prisoners at Guantanamo Bay in exchange for the release of one American soldier. That same night, in the most recent Republican presidential debate, he didn’t defend his 9-9-9 plan very effectively, failing to highlight the taxes that Americans would no longer have to pay under his plan.

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Happy Hour: All in the President's Family

6:00 PM, Oct 24, 2011

The president has announced a new program to let people refinance their mortgages.

This may be like The West Wing with a laugh track.

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Perry Ramps Up Iowa Campaign

3:41 PM, Oct 24, 2011

ABC News reports:

In an attempt to boost his campaign in the Hawkeye State, Gov. Rick Perry is set to launch a major ad buy in Iowa as early as Wednesday, according to sources familiar with the purchase.

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