9:51 AM, January 8th, 2012

Our live-chatters say Huntsman has the best chance of beating Obama this fall. (Last night they also said they trusted him the most on foreign policy). What do you think? If you’re watching the debate this morning, come join our live-chat!

8:36 PM, November 10th, 2011
As Perry struggled to come up with (as it turned out) “The Department of Energy,” his levels of the stress hormone cortisol undoubtedly went through the roof. Cortisol is bad for your brain, particularly the hippocampus, which encodes memories. Perry’s panic caused his brain to be flooded with the hormone, which impaired his cognitive function and memory even more, which released more cortisol. The guy didn’t stand a chance.
Otherwise known as “choking.”
10:14 AM, November 10th, 2011
3:21 PM, October 18th, 2011

So…we imagined what might happen if the GOP wolfpack hit the Strip tonight after their debate in Vegas, and pretty much figured it would go something like ‘The Hangover.’ Now it’s up to you to write the captions! Tweet using #GOPhangover or submit below?

2:00 PM, October 18th, 2011

This is a football season. You don’t just kick off the ball and win. Someone’s going to come hit you. We got hit. Get up.

Could Newt Gingrich make a comeback at tonight’s GOP CNN Debate? Howard Kurtz looks at a possible resurrection. Also, be sure to join us for a live chat of tonight’s debate at 8 p.m. E.T.

12:10 PM, October 12th, 2011

Herman Cain made quite a splash at last night’s GOP debate. Could he be the new front runner for the nomination? Read our analysis of who won the debate and watch our other choices of best moments in the debate.

8:05 AM, September 9th, 2011
Listening to GOP Presidential candidates talk about science is like listening to children talk about sex: They know it exists, they have strong opinions about what it might mean, but they don’t have a clue what it’s actually about.
Andrew Sullivan on Wednesday night’s GOP debate.
2:19 PM, September 8th, 2011

ICYMI: The MSNBC Republican Debate In 45 Seconds

(Source: BuzzFeed)

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