January 31, 2012 |
Desperate to blunt the onslaught of Mitt Romney's attack machine and survive a likely loss in the Florida Republican primary, Newt Gingrich is branding Romney as a Massachusetts liberal and proclaiming himself the only true champion of Ronald Reagan conservatism. He's got Sarah Palin rooting - - or should I say “rootin' ” - - for him. B-movie tough guy Chuck Norris is in his camp. Herman Cain, who shares Newt's penchant for quirky ideas and marital elasticity, has endorsed him. And Reagan's elder son, Michael, a right-wing radio host, is campaigning at his side.
November 22, 2011 |
At a packed political forum at Morehouse College — Atlanta's storied and historically black school for men — a moderator posed a question that cut to the sensitive heart of things on a campus that has produced Martin Luther King Jr. (Class of '48) and current GOP darling Herman Cain (Class of '67). The question: "Does Cain represent the modern Renaissance man of Morehouse?" A charged murmur rippled through a crowd of about 100 undergraduates. Traditional African American notions of social justice are part of the very DNA of Morehouse, founded in 1867 to educate recently freed slaves.
February 15, 2013 |
Fox News announced Friday that it has hired Herman Cain, the spirited former presidential candidate and ex-pizza CEO, as a contributor for Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. Cain joins former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown as the latest addition to the network, which has shuffled its supporting cast in the wake of last year's presidential election. Bill Shine, Fox News' executive vice president of programming, said in a statement that Cain “brings an important voice to the nation's debates,” framing him as a “political expert with business savvy.” Cain heralded his own hiring in the same statement.
December 3, 2011 |
Herman Cain, the insurgent populist whose candidacy has been ensnared by allegations of sexual impropriety, said Saturday that he is leaving the race for the Republican presidential nomination, saying that the allegations have cast a "cloud of doubt over me and this campaign. " "As of today, with a lot of prayer and soul searching, I am suspending my presidential campaign," he said at an event in Atlanta. "I am suspending my presidential campaign because of the continued distraction, the continued hurt . . . on me, on my family, not because we are not fighters, not because I am not a fighter.
October 27, 2011 |
Herman Cain has said he was "po'" before he was poor. But he's not anymore. According to recently certified financial disclosure forms, the former pizza chain executive has an estimated net worth of somewhere between $2.9 million and $6.8 million. The disclosure forms, which are required of all presidential candidates, show that Cain has benefited from his business acumen with investments in corporations such as Whirlpool and Coca-Cola. And he's been paid six-figure salaries for sitting on the boards of Whirlpool, Hallmark Cards and agricultural concern Agco.
December 2, 2011 |
As Herman Cain heads home for his first face-to-face meeting with wife Gloria since he was accused earlier this week of a 13-year extramarital affair, his campaign has launched “Women for Herman Cain,” an “online national fellowship of women dedicated to helping elect Herman Cain.” The new Web page, which appears to have been added to Cain's campaign website late last night, offers a forum for people to voice their support for the Republican...