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It just don’t pay

The only thing worse than taxes is tax breaks.
Politics + Other Mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  May 11, 2012
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Getting the Ron-around

While fellow Republican hopefuls Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and Rick Santorum fight it out in Florida, Ron Paul, dark-horse candidate and Constitutional fundamentalist, sallied forth along his unorthodox campaign trail, hitting states with upcoming cauc
Checking in with presidential hopeful Paul
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  February 03, 2012
Heavy Hitters: The Phoenix's Peter Kadzis on Gingrich's surge and Tim Thomas's White House protest

Heavy Hitters: The Phoenix's Peter Kadzis on Gingrich's surge and Tim Thomas's White House protest


The Boston Phoenix's PETER KADZIS made his weekly appearance on FOX25's "Heavy Hitters" segment this morning, going mano a mano with Cosmo Macero on Newt...
By Carly Carioli  |  January 24, 2012
Everything you always wanted to know about Mitt Romney's taxes but were afraid to ask

Everything you always wanted to know about Mitt Romney's taxes but were afraid to ask


Look, he's not releasing his taxes. OK? We all know that's just a Democratic ploy to make us hate rich people. Well, on second thought:...
By Carly Carioli  |  January 24, 2012

Will Ron Paul try for a win in Maine?

Maine Republicans are gearing up for this state's presidential caucuses, scheduled for February 4-11 this year.
Primary School
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 20, 2012
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Going undercover in Gingrich's GOP primary operation

The best way to comprehend the nuts and bolts of the American political machine is to work for it. And so I did. For Newt Gingrich.
Newt Hampshire
By DAN MCCARTHY  |  January 13, 2012


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Photos: New Hampshire Primaries: Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Occupy the Primaries continues, Gringrich speaks, and Supreme supporters look on.
Occupy the Primaries continues, Gringrich speaks, and Supreme supporters look on
By JEREMIAH ROBINSON AND ARIEL SHEARER  |  January 13, 2012

Election Night Live-Tweet Blog: New Hampshire GOP Primary 2012 #FITN


Follow along as David Bernstein @dbernstein and Chris Faraone @fara1 follow the #FITN primary results live.  <a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php?option=com_mobile&task=viewaltcast&altcast_code=ed6a5f
By Carly Carioli  |  January 10, 2012
Gingrich wins NH Primary Day internet wars with Stop Romney's Pious Baloney -- The Website

Gingrich wins NH Primary Day internet wars with Stop Romney's Pious Baloney -- The Website


 Everyone's favorite Sunday-morning NBC debate zinger got its own website -- albeit a Z-grade, 12-year-old-with-a-geocities-account type website. But there's plenty to love about StopRomeysPiousBaloney.com --...
By Carly Carioli  |  January 10, 2012

PHOTOS: Scenes from the NH primaries, starring Romney, Santorum, Occupy, Vermin Supreme, and Callista Gingrich's hair


This weekend, while the entire Granite State was gripped with #FITN fever, our operatives leapt into the fray -- even infiltrating the Newt Gingrich phone...
By webteam  |  January 09, 2012
GinGrinch Contest Finalists!

GinGrinch Contest Finalists!


A couple of weeks ago I asked readers to send in their best Newt Gingrich-style answer to the journalistic question: "We must stop Christmas from...
By David S. Bernstein  |  January 09, 2012


In Hell: On "Mexicans," Kiddie Beds, and Phone-Banking for Newt

In Hell: On "Mexicans," Kiddie Beds, and Phone-Banking for Newt


The best way to comprehend the nuts and bolts of the American political machine is to work for it. And so I did. For Newt...
By Daniel McCarthy  |  January 09, 2012
Video: Mitt Romney tells New Hampshire "I like being able to fire people" (and three more clips about Mittens and greed)

Video: Mitt Romney tells New Hampshire "I like being able to fire people" (and three more clips about Mittens and greed)


Mitt Romney: Ready . . . aim . . . (Photo by Jeremiah Robinson for the Boston Phoenix)About half our crew is still staggering around...
By Carly Carioli  |  January 09, 2012
I'm Here. I'm Drunk. Get Over It: Sunday dispatch from the NH primaries

I'm Here. I'm Drunk. Get Over It: Sunday dispatch from the NH primaries


Sometimes the only way to really dive into an early morning presidential debate is with a little cough syrup. Or actually a lot of cough...
By Chris Faraone  |  January 08, 2012

Rick Santorum: Back in Blah (and three other dumb-ass GOP blunders)


Oh, Rick Santorum. We're so going to enjoy your all-too-brief sojourn as a serious presidential candidate.  RICK SANTORUM: I DIDN'T SAY BLACK PEOPLE, I SAID...
By Carly Carioli  |  January 06, 2012

The GOP’s pride is showing; Chafee’s new chief; blame Iran!

Professional white man Mittens Romney edged out Rick Santorum by only eight votes in Iowa this week, with America's most prominent homophobe falling just short after a busload of his supporters got lost in a corn maze they visited en route to their farm
A degrading scenario
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 06, 2012


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QUIZ: Candidate or Criminal?

Of the 16 passages printed below, half were written or spoken by a 2012 Republican candidate for president. The other half were written by incarcerated criminals. Can you tell the difference?
Telling politicians from those in the pen isn't easy — just take their words for it
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 23, 2011
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How the Gingrich Stole Christmas!

A holiday hit on the Hallmark channel.
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By DAVID KISH  |  December 16, 2011
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Night of the Living Newt

Newt Gingrich held court earlier this week at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics (NHIOP) at Saint Anselm College, as a throng of local and national media swarmed to watch him participate in an event of his own creation.
Mitt Romney has money, organization, and great hair — but Newt Gingrich has the nastiness Republicans have come to expect from top conservatives
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 16, 2011

Newt's Place In The Market


With Newt Gingrich surging in the polls, I thought I'd reach back to something I wrote in June 2009. With Sarah Palin resigning as Alaska...
By David S. Bernstein  |  December 06, 2011

Oh No, Tannenbaum

P&J used to think that when it came time to cull the herd in America, those folks who waited two days outside Walmart or Best Buy to take advantage of discounted shopping on Thanksgiving night or early Black Friday morning should be at the top of t
Ho-ho . . . No; adios, Ken McKay; talking baseball; remembering a guitar giant
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Mitt's best week ever

The quadrennial farce known as the Ames Straw Poll has once again made its mark on the race for the Republican presidential nomination — by rewarding the candidate smart enough to avoid it.
Romney's presidential quest is looking better than ever - no thanks to his own campaign
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  August 19, 2011
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Pledge class

Whether it's to flags, fraternities, or charities, privileged douchebags love pledging allegiance.
This campaign season, you’re not really committed to defending the GOP agenda unless you sign on the dotted line
By CHRIS FARAONE AND DAVID EISENBERG  |  July 29, 2011
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From Morons to Assholes

A pyramid of political insults.
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By KARL STEVENS  |  July 15, 2011

Romney Leaves A Lot On The Table


According to reports, Mitt Romney will report raising $18.25 million since officially launching his Presidential campaign in early April. This is way ahead of the...
By David S. Bernstein  |  July 06, 2011

Q&A #4 -- Intrade Odds


"Joey" asks: On the InTrade exchange for the 2012 Republican Nomination for President, whose shares are currently undervalued/overvalued in your mind? Ecellent question. Rounding off, here...
By David S. Bernstein  |  June 01, 2011


Klout-less Romney


This afternoon, to stir up some online enthusiasm over Thursday's big Presidential campaign launch event, Mitt Romney launched a little Twitter hashtag fun. It didn't...
By David S. Bernstein  |  May 31, 2011
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The politics of killing Granny

All politicians love gimmicks. But Republicans seem to be especially fond of them.  
And why it matters to Scott Brown
By EDITORIAL  |  May 27, 2011
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Anyone but Mitt

Political leaders don't always rally around the front-runner for their party's presidential nomination, but they normally at least offer deference and respect. That doesn't, however, seem to be the case with Mitt Romney.
Romney vs. the GOP
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  May 27, 2011
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Republican whisper campaigns

Republican would-be candidates have some unusual secrets.
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By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  May 06, 2011