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Media Snubs Herman Cain's SOTU Speech

CNN, MSNBC, and Fox say they won't air his response

(Newser) - If you're hoping to watch Herman Cain deliver the Tea Party response to President Obama's State of the Union Address tonight, you're going to have to do it online , because none of the three major cable news networks tell the Atlantic Wire they plan to carry it....

Stephen Colbert, Herman Cain Hold Rally Together in South Carolina
 Colbert, Cain Rally in SC 

Colbert, Cain Rally in SC

Vote for my proxy Herman, implores Stephen

(Newser) - Stephen Colbert brought his campaign to South Carolina today, along with the man whose name he is borrowing for the primary: Herman Cain. They sang, they danced, and they had the best rally name of all: the "Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally." Among...

Herman Cain to Deliver Tea Party SOTU Response

Rebuttal planned for Tuesday

(Newser) - Herman Cain: the new face of the Tea Party? The former presidential candidate will deliver this year's Tea Party response to President Obama's State of the Union address, the Tea Party Express announced yesterday. Cain will offer the rebuttal Tuesday, CNN reports. The official response from the Republican...

Colbert Super PAC Ad Attacks... Colbert

And Samuel L. Jackson narrates

(Newser) - The Definitely Not Coordinating With Stephen Colbert Super PAC is certainly spending a lot of time and money urging people not to vote for Stephen Colbert . The latest ad released by the super PAC is an all-out attack on Colbert, an "East Coast Hollywood elite" who is "turning...

Tomorrow in SC: Colbert-Cain Primary Rally

Cain 'the only former candidate who shares my values,' says Colbert

(Newser) - Before he decided to get in the race himself, Stephen Colbert endorsed Herman Cain ; later, the Definitely Not Coordinating With Stephen Colbert Super PAC put out an ad urging South Carolina to vote for Cain in Saturday's primary. So is it any surprise that now Colbert will hold a...

Could Colbert&#39;s &#39;Run&#39; Hurt Ron Paul?
Could Colbert's 'Run'
Hurt Ron Paul?

Could Colbert's 'Run' Hurt Ron Paul?

The demographics are awfully similar

(Newser) - On his show Monday, Stephen Colbert urged his supporters to take to the polls in South Carolina thusly: "Independents, Democrats, college kids, viewers of my show … my good friends on Reddit, young people of the Internet—stand up and shout!" Hmm. Does that list of people sound...

Joe the Plumber Is Endorsing ...

...no one, though he wishes Herman Cain was still in the race

(Newser) - Joe the Plumber is running for Congress as a Republican in Ohio, but he's not endorsing any of the GOP candidates for president because his favorite is no longer in the race—Herman Cain. Just like Cain, Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher (aka "Joe the Plumber"), says he supports...

Herman Cain Returns, With 9-9-9 Bus Tour

He launches 'Solutions Revolution' movement

(Newser) - He’s baaaaack. Ripping a page directly out of Sarah Palin’s playbook, Herman Cain is launching a quasi-campaign tour in a bus with a giant picture of his face on the side, he announced yesterday in an interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News . Cain says the road trip...

Quote of the Year Is Occupy Wall Street's 'We Are the 99%'
 And the Quote of the Year Is... 

And the Quote of the Year Is...

'We are the 99%' ... plus 9 more memorable utterances

(Newser) - It's been a good year for quotes inspiring, inept, and inscrutable. A Yale librarian has compiled his annual list of the year's 10 key quotations, and topping this year's selection is Occupy Wall Street's rallying cry: "We are the 99%." The runners-up:
  1. Lines from

Barbara Walters Names Jobs 'Most Fascinating'

Herman Cain also finds a spot on the list

(Newser) - For the first time ever, Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating Person of the Year is no longer alive: She chose Steve Jobs. Walters had already selected the Apple founder when he announced his retirement from the company, but never got the chance to sit down with him for the interview. It...

The Sad Saga of Ginger White
 The Sad Saga of Ginger White 
Gail Collins

The Sad Saga of Ginger White

Gail Collins can't figure out why Herman Cain's mistress came forward

(Newser) - Gail Collins can't figure something out: Why the heck did Ginger White come forward to reveal her extramarital affair with Herman Cain? At this point, Collins fully believes White's story, simply "because nobody would want to make up something so bleak," she writes in the New ...

'Daily Show' Video: Jon Stewart Is Going to Miss Herman Cain
 Stewart Is Really 
 Going to Miss Cain 

Stewart Is Really Going to Miss Cain

They were a match made in heaven, 'Daily Show' host explains

(Newser) - Herman Cain is "a man who believes it's appropriate to refer to a former Soviet satellite as ' Uz-beki-beki-stan-stan ,' and has never met a question he couldn't answer with '9-9-9,'" Jon Stewart reminisced last night. "I host a comedy program and don'...

Herman Cain to Endorse Newt Gingrich
 Cain to Endorse Gingrich 

Cain to Endorse Gingrich

But can soaring Newt beat Mitt Romney's ground game?

(Newser) - Newt Gingrich’s rise from the ashes continues: Just after suspending his own campaign, Herman Cain is set to endorse Gingrich today, My Fox Atlanta reports. A press conference is scheduled for 2pm. While the expected move could be another boon for the former speaker, he faces a big challenge...

So What Did the Cain Campaign Mean?
 So What Did the Cain 
 Campaign Mean? 

So What Did the Cain Campaign Mean?

The economy, simplicity, limits of outsiders, say pundits

(Newser) - So, after a fleeting moment at the top of the polls , Herman Cain's run for the Oval Office is over. Now comes the political dissection, as analysts ask what his unconventional campaign meant:
  • The root of Cain's popularity was his campaign's "simplicity and unconventionality," says

Herman Cain Is Suspending His Campaign
 Herman Cain Drops Out of Race 

Herman Cain Drops Out of Race

Tells supporters that he will keep pushing for change, but not as candidate

(Newser) - He's out: Herman Cain told supporters today that he is dropping out of the race for president, reports MSNBC . Though he used the word "suspending," Cain made clear he is done as a candidate. He again forcefully denied the "false allegations" of sexual impropriety against him...

Cain Supporters Gather on Decision Day

He's keeping decision on whether he's in or out close to the vest

(Newser) - Herman Cain's big decision is apparently just hours (or less) away, and nobody's still quite sure what's going to happen. In the meantime, supporters are gathering in a festive atmosphere for the opening of his new state headquarters in Atlanta. The New York Times points out it...

Herman Cain Decides Tomorrow

He has invited top supporters to Atlanta

(Newser) - In or out? Herman Cain will apparently let us know very soon. "Tomorrow in Atlanta, I will be making an announcement," he said today. "But no one is gonna get me to make that prematurely." A press secretary tells NBC only that it will be "...

Herman Cain: I'll Decide Whether to Stay in Presidential Race by Monday
 Cain: I'll Decide by Monday 

Cain: I'll Decide by Monday

Sets first actual deadline for deciding whether to stay in race

(Newser) - Herman Cain has been vague about when exactly he'll decide whether to stay in the presidential race, but last night on Fox News he set a firm deadline for the first time, Politico reports. "I’m going to make a decision before Monday," he told Sean Hannity....

Cain: My Wife Didn't Know About Money to Woman

... until Ginger White came forward to allege affair: Union Leader

(Newser) - Herman Cain told the Union Leader of New Hampshire that he frequently gave money to the woman who has alleged having an affair with him, but he never told his wife about it. In fact, he never told her about Ginger White, period. His wife, Gloria, "did not know...

Cain to Talk With Wife About Campaign's Future

He still hasn't talked with her about it

(Newser) - Herman Cain still hasn’t talked with wife Gloria Cain about the allegations that he had a 13-year affair with Ginger White , and he says he’ll have to do that before deciding whether to stay in the race for the GOP nomination. “Since I’ve been campaigning all...

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