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Top 10 GOP Campaign Moments

Politico looks back, and Rick Perry's 'oops' leads the list

(Newser) - Politico rounds up what it views as the top 10 moments of the Republican primary campaign so far. Some highlights:
  • Perry's 'Oops': Any doubt that Rick Perry's brain freeze during a debate in November would make the list? It may well have killed his campaign. See
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Cain Contradicted by Accuser's Former Boyfriend

Candidate spent evening with woman he 'never met,' says Victor Jay Zuckerman

(Newser) - Herman Cain spent an entire evening with Sharon Bialek, the woman the candidate claimed he never met , says her former beau. "Sharon indeed did meet and spend time with Mr. Cain," Victor Jay Zuckerman said at a press conference yesterday. Zuckerman, a Louisiana pediatrician, said he and Bialek... More »

Cain Accuser Won't Share More Details Unless...

...The two other anonymous women come forward

(Newser) - It looks like Herman Cain might be able to end the week without any fresh sexual harassment headlines. One of his accusers, former National Restaurant Association employee Karen Kraushaar, hoped to hold a joint press conference with the other three accusers , but two of them haven't responded to her... More »

Cain PAC Site Calls Female Accusers 'Bitch,' 'Bimbo'

Also, his attorney warns other women to 'think twice' before coming forward

(Newser) - The Herman Cain PAC site is carrying blog posts that refer to women who have accused the candidate of sex harassment as a "bitch" and a "bimbo." Cain's attorney, meanwhile, is warning any new sex harassment accusers to "think twice" before they go public, reports... More »

Herman Cain: Sharon Bialek Is Lying

He says he doesn't even recall meeting her

(Newser) - Herman Cain will be speaking shortly about the very specific accusations leveled against him yesterday by Sharon Bialek, but an interview he gave earlier today offers a sneak peak at his line of defense: “I can categorically say I have never acted inappropriately with anyone. Period,” he told... More »

No One Looks Good in 'Seedy' Cain Scandal

Dana Milbank suddenly finds the 2012 race distasteful

(Newser) - It’s kind of fitting that Sharon Bialek delivered her risqué account of her sexual encounter with Herman Cain at New York’s Friars Club. After all, the Club touts itself as a "ribald comedy" destination, and ribaldry is exactly what we got, writes Dana Milbank of the Washington ... More »

Bialek: Son Pushed Me to 'Tell On' Herman Cain

Sharon Bialek also recalls Tea Party encounter with Cain

(Newser) - It was Sharon Bialek’s 13-year-old son who convinced her to go public with her sexual harassment allegations against Herman Cain, she told CNN this morning. "He said, 'Mom, you have to do the right thing. I think you need to tell on him.'" As for... More »

Cain: My Wife Is 200% Behind Me

Campaign attacks latest accuser Sharon Bialek's credibility

(Newser) - Herman Cain's wife is supporting him and she is "disgusted" by how the media has twisted stories about him, the candidate told Fox's Bill O'Reilly hours after fresh sexual harassment allegations surfaced . "She is still 200% supportive of me and she is still 200% my... More »

Limbaugh on Cain Accuser: Her Name Is 'Buy-a-Lick'

Apparently, he doesn't believe her

(Newser) - Rush Limbaugh can be a master of efficient character assassination. The most recent example: his take on the latest woman accusing Herman Cain of sex harassment. Limbaugh explained on his radio show that he had been mispronouncing the name of single mom Sharon Bialik, whom he referred to as a... More »

Accuser No. 4: Herman Cain 'Reached for My Genitals'

Sharon Bialek says she's coming forward to put a face on the accusations

(Newser) - A fourth woman came forward to accuse Herman Cain of sexual harassment today, and it was a sordid tale, reports Politico . Speaking alongside attorney Gloria Allred at a press conference today, Sharon Bialek said she met with Cain for help finding a job after being dismissed from the National Restaurant... More »

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