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GOP presidential candidates Herman Cain, Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich have all introduced proposals for flat taxes. Most of the countries that have adopted flat taxes in recent years are from the former Soviet bloc. Economists caution that you can’t necessarily translate their experiences into an American context. Read more»

In Arizona for fundraisers, GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain held a news conference to deny a former employee’s allegation that he sexually harassed her.

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain on Tuesday categorically denied an allegation that he sexually harassed a former co-worker during an encounter in the 1990s. Read more» 2

Poor old Herman Cain ... learning the hard way that being a presidential campaign front-runner (black or white) means having your deepest, darkest crevices thoroughly illuminated. Read more»

Sharon Bialek discusses what she says was her encounter with Herman Cain.

A fourth woman, Sharon Bialek, came forward Monday and accused Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment. She accused him of reaching his hand up her skirt and trying to touch her. Read more»

Herman Cain during Saturday night's debate near Houston.

Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich went to Rick Perry's home turf to debate Saturday night. But in an event hosted by the Texas Patriots PAC that was far more dialogue than debate, the two had little to say about their Texas rivals, Perry and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul. Read more»

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain responded, finally, to accusations that he sexually harassed several women while he headed the National Restaurant Association (the other NRA). Read more»

What we have here is a prime example of what I have called “on the one-handism,” what Paul Krugman calls “the cult of balance” and what James Fallows calls the problem of “false equivalence.” The phenomenon derives from a multiplicity of causes but rests on two essential insights. Read more»

Herman Cain’s strategy to buy books from himself sure looks like money laundering. It’s time for an investigation. Read more»

During the Republican presidential candidates' debate Tuesday night in Las Vegas, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (right) accused former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney of hiring illegal immigrants.

Republican candidates hammered each other for two hours in a lively Nevada confrontation — and often strayed from the facts. Read more»

Herman Cain

Herman Cain, the latest Republican candidate to join the front runners for the 2012 election, doesn’t just have the support of some GOP voters; he has the Koch brothers on his side, the Associated Press reports. Read more»

The Republican candidates for president sat down for a roundtable-style discussion Tuesday night at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.

At the latest debate, the Republican presidential candidates repeated several claims they’ve made before. The candidates reiterated false and misleading lines about the federal health care law, the debt ceiling debate, job creation and more. Read more»

Who's it gonna be, GOP? Someone who lives and breathes "conservative values"? Or someone electable? Read more»

Tuesday, when a certain Republican candidate started moving up in the polls, we knew just how unknown he was to many Americans. Suddenly the name "Herman Cain" — as in "who is Herman Cain? Let me Google him" — was a trending search term on Google. Read more»

Nine Republican presidential candidates debated for two hours in Orlando, Fla., and they served up more exaggerations and falsehoods — about Obama, each other, and even Thomas Jefferson. Read more» 2

Herman Cain

Former Godfather's Pizza executive Herman Cain beat Texas Gov. Rick Perry, the GOP presidential frontrunner, in the Florida Republican straw poll Saturday. Read more» 1

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