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Watch: Asked About Libya, Cain Stays on Message

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Presidential hopeful Herman Cain isn't going to be tricked into any more embarrassing Libya flubs.

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The Country Meets The Woman Behind Herman Cain

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

The public got its first introduction to Gloria Cain, wife of Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain, on Monday night in an exclusive interview with Fox News. The wife of the embattled candidate took to the airwaves to defend her husband against complaints of inappropriate behavior during his time at the National Restaurant Association.

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NY Republican Women Critical of Herman Cain Over Scandal

Monday, November 14, 2011

As Herman Cain's campaign rolls on, we see a candidate backing and filling about a possible mess. His supporters are ignoring a very real question of character in trying to prevent discussion his handling of recent accusations.

-Former Rep. Sue Kelly, on the Herman Cain sexual harassment scandal.

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China Becomes Target at GOP Debate

Monday, November 14, 2011

President Obama begun a tour of the Pacific Rim with a stop in his home state of Hawaii over the weekend, where he met with leaders from the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation. There are 21 countries in APEC, and the president is using this opportunity to stress the importance of America's relationship with countries in Eastern Asian — most importantly, China. But while President Obama is shaking hands with Chinese President Hu Jintao, GOP candidates here at home having been calling China the bad guy.

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GOP Foreign Policy Debate: A Live Tweet Recap

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Perry is working on his statesmanlike gestures. And he seems to have reduced the dosage on his nerve tonic.

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Look | A Bad Week for Politicians and Penn State

Friday, November 11, 2011

It's been a tough week for GOP presidential candidates, European prime ministers, sports legends, media moguls and Hollywood stars.

Take a look at some of the folks for whom things didn't quite go quite according to plan.

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Of Pauses and Princesses: Primary Debate Number Nine Recap

Thursday, November 10, 2011

We have seen a circling of the wagons, certainly among conservative pundits. One thing that they’re doing... is attacking the women.

—  Lisa Lerer, political reporter for Bloomberg News, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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Opinion: GOP Debate Showed Breathtaking Lack of Solutions

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Frustratingly for the Republicans - and for the American people - while they know the economy is the problem, they just don't know a solution.

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Watch: Perry's "Oops" Highlight of GOP Debate

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

"I will tell you, it is three agencies of government when I get there that are gone. Commerce, Education, and the—what's the third one there? Let's see."

-Texas Gov. Rick Perry, struggling to name the three cabinets he's vowed to eliminate from the U.S. government during Wednesday night's GOP debate.

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Cain Blames 'Democratic Machine' for New Harassment Allegations

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain responded to multiple allegations of sexual harassment at a press conference in Phoenix on Tuesday. "These anonymous allegations are false and now the Democrat machine has brought forth a troubled woman to make accusations," Cain said. "Many of which exceed common sense, and they certainly exceed the standards of decency in America." He made this statement same day that Karen Kraushaar's decades old sexual harassment claim against the Republican front runner was made public.

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Cain Denies Harassment Claim, Says Withdrawing From Race 'Ain't Gonna Happen'

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Herman Cain said he has no memory of Sharon Bialek, the woman who he allegedly groped while head of the National Restaurant Association.

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Ed Rollins: Herman Cain Won't Survive Harassment Scandal

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

“Pretend I’m your priest,” says Ed Rollins, when he starts to work with prospective candidates.  Rollins encourages his clients to tell him everything – even still, he tells Alec, “they always lie.”

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Fourth Woman Accuses Herman Cain of Sexual Harassment

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Accusations are mounting against Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain. In a press conference on Monday, a woman from Chicago, Sharon Bialek, openly accused Cain of groping her inappropriately when she was seeking a job over a decade ago. She is the first to publicly accuse Mr. Cain. Bialek was accompanied by superstar lawyer Gloria Allred. The Cain campaign issued a statement moments after the news conference started saying, "Activist celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred is bringing forth more false accusations against the character of Republican front-runner Herman Cain."

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Herman Cain and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Sharon Bialek has become the fourth woman to accuse Republican presidential candidate of sexual harassment. In 1997, Bialek said Cain made unwelcome advances while she was meeting with him about a potential job. The Cain campaign has released a statement yesterday saying that "all allegations of harassment against Mr. Cain are completely false."

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Herman Cain Publicly Accused of Unwanted Sexual Advances

Monday, November 07, 2011

Another woman colleague has accused Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of making unwanted sexual advances. Sharon Bialek is the first to publicly come forward and describe an incident in detail.

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Another Woman Accuses Cain of Making Advances

Monday, November 07, 2011

Speaking in a halting voice, a Chicago-area woman accused Republican presidential contender Herman Cain of making an unwanted sexual advance against her more than a decade ago, saying she wanted to provide "a face and a voice" to support other accusers who have so far remained anonymous.

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The Empire

The Bloomberg approach could help GOP Prez contender Herman Cain

Monday, November 07, 2011

On today's Brian Lehrer Show Joyce Purnick recalled Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2001 campaign issues with sexual harassment charges. As Purnick notes, Bloomberg's handling of the issue is something GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain--in the midst of his own scandal--should take note of. The conversation starts at 22:15.

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Opposition Research 101: From Andrew Jackson to Herman Cain

Friday, November 04, 2011

These days, it wouldn’t be a political primary without some serious skeletons emerging from candidate’s closets.

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Weekly Wrap-Up: The Economy and Herman Cain

Friday, November 04, 2011

Herman Cain's sexual harassment woes. Greece's unstable government buckling under pressure from its debt crisis. The renewed focus on the striking disparity between rich and poor in America. And, well, Kim Kardashian's divorce. These were, for better or worse, the stories that dominated the headlines for the last week. The Takeaway has assembled a panel of analysts to rundown, dissect, and wrap-up all the major stories of the week.

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Cain and Thomas: Confidentiality and Sexual Harrassment Settlements

Thursday, November 03, 2011

It comes down to credibility issues, and without the full airing of the complaint it would be unfair to Mister Cain if only part of the story comes out.

—  CUNY Law Professor Rick Rossein, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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