Rick Santorum

By Joy-Ann Reid Responding to criticism over his statement that he doesn’t “want to make black people’s lives better with other people’s money,” Rick Santorum said that far from holding negative views about African-Americans, he worked closely with black former congressman J.C. Watts and former RNC chairman Michael Steele, and was a champion of black […]

What is up with Republicans and welfare? SEE ALSO: Crazy Celebrity Gifts GOP Candidates Go To NH First, it was Rick Santorum who said he didn’t want to help blacks with welfare. Now it’s Newt Gingrich‘s turn to alienate African Americans, TheGrio reports. Slate journalist Dave Weigel tweeted that Gingrich told an audience in New […]

Rick Santorum must think we’re stuck on stupid. SEE ALSO: Obama To Slash Thousands Of Troops Crazy Celebrity Gifts The GOP presidential candidate clearly said, “I don’t want to make black people’s lives better by giving them somebody else’s money,” during a recent campaign stop in Iowa. But Santorum denied ever making the comment during […]

The top GOP candidates who emerged from yesterday’s Iowa Caucus have a few things in common: They’re all white. They’re all men. And they’ve all been accused of racism. Some of these claims proved baseless, but others — we think — are  legitimate. RELATED: Obama Team Reassured By Iowa Santorum Says “Game On” After Iowa […]

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Mitt Romney eked out a minuscule 8-vote victory over Rick Santorum in Iowa’s Republican presidential caucuses, the state party chairman said early Wednesday, ringing down the curtain on an improbable first act in the campaign to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama in the fall. SEE ALSO: Understanding The […]

GOP Presidential candidate, Rick Santorum spoke to republicans in Iowa before the Iowa caucuses. Santorum told his audience that he would eliminate welfare. Santorum told the GOP crowd, ”I don’t want to make Black people’s lives better by giving them other people’s money, I want to give them the opportunity to go out and earn […]

Audience members booed  an openly gay soldier when a question he asked was posed to former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum through a video stream during Thursday’s Republican presidential debate. Stephen Hill, a soldier serving in Iraq, spoke on having to lie about who he was in order to serve in the army. Santorum approached the controversial topic, […]

New York — Former GOP Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, a pro-life champion, locked horns with civil rights leader Al Sharpton over the issue of abortion in a heated debate Monday night. The primary matter at hand was a racially-charged volley lobbed by Santorum at Obama over the president’s belief that women should be given a […]

Former GOP Senator from Pennsylvania, Rick Santorum defended his controversial comments about President Barack Obama and his views on abortion in which Santorum said “I find it almost remarkable for a black man to say ‘now we are going to decide who are people and who are not people.” To defend his comments, Santorum compared […]