Reader: Cain camp denies sexual harassment charges, U.S. prefers Reagan over FDR, KC paper refuses ad defending bishop

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Two women had accused Herman Cain of inappropriate behavior when he was head of the National Restaurant Association. http://cvote.to/6y The Cain campaign denies any allegations of sexual harassment. http://cvote.to/74 Not all unwanted advances are “sufficiently severe or pervasive” to automatically con... More

Time reporter says GOP presidential candidates are ignoring the Catholic vote

The Catholic vote is very much in play in the Republican presidential primaries. And hardly anyone seems to get that, says Time magazine reporter Amy Sullivan. She notes that “Catholics make up about a quarter of the GOP primary electorate” but only Rick Santorum, himself Catholic, has actively tried to court Catholic voters. Sullivan states: “[I]f you’re a purist conservative ... More

Reader: WSJ bemoans drop in consumer debt, Vile sex-ed planned in NYC, Jindal reelected, Santorum slams the pill

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Since the financial crisis, millions of families have stopped using credit cards, have accelerated mortgage payments and have delayed purchased until they have the cash. Total household debt has dropped by $1.1 trillion or 8.6% since mid-2008. To this glorious news, leave it to the Wall Street Journal to wa... More

Reader: Tea Party infuses GOP with minorities, Bachmann’s NH staff quits, Obama signs free trade deals

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. The National Journal, a political news magazine that is not conservative, noted that the Tea Party has infused the Grand Old Party with lots of minority candidates like Marco Rubio, Allen West, and Herman Cain. But the Journal noted: “The biggest roadblocks to these challengers often were within their own... More

Cain attempts to clarify abortion position but leaves questions unanswered

Cain’s comments on abortion are causing real damage in Iowa, according to family activist Bob Vander Plaats. He cited what Cain said in response to a question over abortion in the case of rape on Piers Morgan’s CNN show that it’s “not the government’s role … to make that decision.” Vander Plaats told the Huffington Post, “That is a pro-choice position. It’s not where we’re at o... More
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Cain now favors abortion in the case of rape as well

Just days after telling Meet the Press he did not favor legal abortion in the case of rape, Herman Cain has now flip-flopped. Appearing last night on CNN’s Piers Morgan show, Herman Cain said: “I believe that life begins at conception and abortion under no circumstances, and here’s why…” Morgan interrupted him, “No circumstances?” Morgan noted that some of the other candidates quali... More
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Reader: Perry attacks Romney for hiring illegals, Candidates slam 9-9-9 plan, Cain says no exceptions for abortion

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. The Republican presidential candidates had another debate last night. ABC reporter Rick Klein summed it up well: “Perry gets personal. Romney gets angry. Cain gets … confusing. http://cvote.to/5u Rick Perry attacked Mitt Romney for having illegal immigrants mowing his yard. (I think this was a cheap... More

Reader: Santorum rips Cain on marriage, Sen. Casey gets another challenger, 40 Days for Life saves 229 babies

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Rick Santorum goes after Herman Cain for not supporting a federal marriage amendment. On Meet the Press, Cain was asked if he supported amending the constitution in favor of defining marriage as a union of one man and one woman. “I wouldn’t seek a constitutional ban for same sex marriage, but I am p... More

Reader: Obama admin cuts grant to Bishops, Gov. Christie endorses Romney, Christians killed in Cairo

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Payback? The Obama administration has failed to renew a $19 million grant awarded to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to assist victims of human trafficking. The grant was first awarded in 2006 by the Migration and Refugee Services and has helped 2,700 victims of human trafficking. Sister Mary Ann Wal... More

Reader: Perry has ‘most at stake’ in debate, Establishment pick usually wins, Cain vs. Clinton, Nuke apology?

Welcome to the Lunchtime Reader, where we assemble important stories to keep your eyes on. Texas Gov. Rick Perry has the most at stake in tonight’s GOP debate. Perry has slipped for three straight weeks in the polls and Herman Cain’s support has skyrocketed. Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker noted that Perry was not on the campaign trail at all yesterday. “But the candidate with perhaps... More

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