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Herman Cain: Yes, My Wife is a Democrat
TPM ^ | 11/08/2011 | Evan McMorris-Santoro

Posted on 11/12/2011 7:26:52 AM PST by katiedidit1

Here’s what we learned from Herman Cain’s appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night: sexual harassment allegations can be funny and the elusive Mrs. Cain is, in fact, a Democrat.

“My wife is a Democrat, but that doesn’t mean that’s how she votes all the time,” Cain told Kimmel.

Not much is known about Gloria Cain, the Republican presidential frontrunner’s wife of 43 years. We were supposed to meet her recently, but the Cain campaign abruptly canceled a planned appearance on Fox News. Last week, the Atlanta Journal Constitution profiled Gloria Cain and discovered that not only is she a Democrat, but that she “has voted in Democratic primaries and runoffs numerous times since 2000 — including the 2008 presidential primary that Barack Obama won with 66 percent of the vote, according to local voting records.”

(Excerpt) Read more at 2012.talkingpointsmemo.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: cain; cainwife; election; elections; hermancain
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1 posted on 11/12/2011 7:26:52 AM PST by katiedidit1
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To: katiedidit1

Right, she votes for Cain when he’s running otherwise she votes for Democrats.


2 posted on 11/12/2011 7:28:52 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: katiedidit1

Of course Cain himself voted for Clinton.


3 posted on 11/12/2011 7:29:33 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: katiedidit1

So? Want to play hun? Apparently so is Newt at heart.

The Newt who this spring said he thought the Obamacare individual mandate was a good idea?

Really want to play this game?

Newt has a whole lot more to lose here

http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/gingrich-health-care-insurance/2011/05/15/id/396426

Gingrich Backs Obamacare’s Individual Mandate Requiring Health Insurance


4 posted on 11/12/2011 7:30:43 AM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: katiedidit1

Terayza Heinz Kerry was a Republican until her gigolo husband ran for President. Not a biggy.


5 posted on 11/12/2011 7:30:47 AM PST by NautiNurse (Zot! Cut! Slash! --That's the sound of the men workin' on the Cain gang)
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To: katiedidit1

WOW Stop the presses a husband and wife have differing political views........never seen that before.


6 posted on 11/12/2011 7:30:58 AM PST by svcw (God's Grace - thank you!)
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To: katiedidit1

...see if she remains a rat after they drag her through the mud.


7 posted on 11/12/2011 7:31:52 AM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: katiedidit1

Judging by some of her public comments since her husband left office, Laura Bush might be as well.

Big deal.


8 posted on 11/12/2011 7:31:54 AM PST by Colonel_Flagg (Why, yes. I AM in a bad mood.)
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To: normy

Source to back you your accusation?

Cain in 1993 was on of the leaders fighting Hillary Care.

Your boy, Rick Perry was one of the very few Republicans actively campaigning FOR Hillary Care in 1993

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2773254/posts


9 posted on 11/12/2011 7:31:54 AM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: katiedidit1

Wow, and some of us were called liars for saying this. I guess this would make The Great Cain a liar, too, since he’s repeated this “lie”?


10 posted on 11/12/2011 7:32:11 AM PST by MizSterious (Apparently, there's no honor when it comes to someone else's retirement funds.)
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To: katiedidit1

She most likely voted for Obama.


11 posted on 11/12/2011 7:32:27 AM PST by Innovative (Weakness is provocative.)
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To: katiedidit1

Uh, oh. If this is true, this is not good news, and my rino detection antennae are on full alert here. I have been supporting Cain so far, but we all know wives can have incredible impact on politicians, especially if there have been any past transgressions over which they have been hurt. Hell hath no fury...


12 posted on 11/12/2011 7:32:56 AM PST by mtrott
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To: Innovative

So? Want to play hun? Apparently so is Newt at heart.

The Newt who this spring said he thought the Obamacare individual mandate was a good idea?

Really want to play this game?

Newt has a whole lot more to lose here

http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/gingrich-health-care-insurance/2011/05/15/id/396426

Gingrich Backs Obamacare’s Individual Mandate Requiring Health Insuranc


13 posted on 11/12/2011 7:33:13 AM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: katiedidit1

The question is, does she support his run for the Presidency 100%?


14 posted on 11/12/2011 7:33:21 AM PST by I Shall Endure
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To: katiedidit1

On one level, this is a non story.

On another level - it’s a disconnect.

I could not be married to a Democrat. Just couldn’t. It’s more than politics - it’s an entirely different world and national view of everything.


15 posted on 11/12/2011 7:33:59 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright (Moderator of Florida Tea Party Convention Presidential Debate)
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To: normy

Oh boy. Gloria Cain just lost my vote!!! I will NOT vote for Gloria Cain for the Republican Nomination for President. Forget it. She is out! However, Herman Cain gets my vote with enthusiasm. I could care less if he voted for Clinton over the ancient Dole. Anyway, it will be nice to have a wife who will be so against the platform that she will stay out of her husband’s way and let him do his job. I am sick and tired of the “two for one” anyway. It is stupid.


16 posted on 11/12/2011 7:34:10 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: mtrott

Yeah I smell opportunist. IF he can’t even persuade his wife not to be a dim, how is he going to work with the liberal slugs in congress?


17 posted on 11/12/2011 7:34:23 AM PST by catfish1957 (A politican with a heart usually means they have one hand in our pocketbooks!!!)
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To: C. Edmund Wright
I guess I would be more worried about the other candidates situational political morality then I would Cain's wife.

http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/gingrich-health-care-insurance/2011/05/15/id/396426

Gingrich Backs Obamacare’s Individual Mandate Requiring Health Insuranc

Perry on of the few Republicans to campaign for Hillary Care in 1993

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2773254/posts

18 posted on 11/12/2011 7:35:43 AM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: catfish1957

I guess I would be more worried about the other candidates situational political morality then I would Cain’s wife.

http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/gingrich-health-care-insurance/2011/05/15/id/396426

Gingrich Backs Obamacare’s Individual Mandate Requiring Health Insuranc

Perry on of the few Republicans to campaign for Hillary Care in 1993

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2773254/posts


19 posted on 11/12/2011 7:36:02 AM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: katiedidit1

James Cargill’s wife is Mary Matalin, a huge republican. I bet their family diners are fun.


20 posted on 11/12/2011 7:36:15 AM PST by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: katiedidit1
And?......My DIL was a dem until she married my son. It took him pointing out that although she may have called herself a democrat, all her values and thinking were republican.

That, and when he ran for our state's vice chair of Young Republican's this year, she backed him and reregistered.

Do you really think Mrs. Cain won't vote for her husband? Your 'gotcha' has no there, there.

21 posted on 11/12/2011 7:36:30 AM PST by CAluvdubya (I STAND WITH CAIN)
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To: mtrott

She doesn’t even show up on the campaign trail to help her own husband. What does that tell you?

Looks to me like she would rather keep Obama in the White House, than a Republican, even if he is her own husband.


22 posted on 11/12/2011 7:36:44 AM PST by Innovative (Weakness is provocative.)
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To: katiedidit1

http://www.newsmax.com/InsideCover/Cain-Wife-Votes-Democrat/2011/11/04/id/416931


23 posted on 11/12/2011 7:36:54 AM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: katiedidit1

Hey, my wife used to be, too. She ain’t no more.


24 posted on 11/12/2011 7:37:03 AM PST by Past Your Eyes (I'm sticking with Herman. No more second terms!)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

I could not be married to a Democrat. Just couldn’t.

Understand that. But perhaps they both were Democrats but over the year Herman especially saw how awful the Democrats were and changed. It happens all the time. It can happen with Republicans too. Obviously if your wife woke up tomorrow and said she was a Democrat, you would just deal with it. It happens. If my wife woke up tomorrow and said she was a Democrat, I would be very disappointed but would not divorce her over it especially since I am totally against divorce.


25 posted on 11/12/2011 7:37:50 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: MNJohnnie; katiedidit1
"Really want to play this game?"

Gingrich on Obamacare and the Individual Mandate

November 9, 2011

(The Weekly Standard) In his Fox News “Center Seat” interview last night, Newt Gingrich highlighted (from 18:30 to 21:00) that “the first item” on his legislative agenda is “repealing Obamacare,” adding, “I think that’ll be the campaign theme in September and October of next year.”

Gingrich also addressed the individual mandate. He explained that “a mandate doesn’t work in part because it means more and more and more government definition of, 'What are you mandating?'”

In response to a follow-up question from Charles Krauthammer about whether he opposed the mandate as a matter of policy or constitutionality, Gingrich replied, “I believe that it is unconstitutional for the Congress to require you to buy something…because then the Congress could require you to do anything.” Krauthammer asked, “So, you’re saying, in principle, it’s a terrible idea, even if [as a matter of policy] it might work.” Gingrich replied, “Yes.” He added, “A lot of us, in ’93, as opposed to Hillarycare, thought [the individual mandate] was a less destructive alternative. The longer we dealt with it, the more we concluded it was hopeless.”

26 posted on 11/12/2011 7:38:22 AM PST by monkapotamus
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To: MNJohnnie
According to J. D. Gordon, Cain's vice-president of communications, Clinton was the last Democratic candidate for President that Cain supported," the report says. "Gordon tells Nebraska Watchdog that by 1996 Cain — who had joined up with Jack Kemp, the GOP's vice-presidential candidate — had 'changed' to the Republican Party." Washington Times
27 posted on 11/12/2011 7:38:32 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: katiedidit1
A vote for Cain is as good as a vote for Obama.
/tard

(Just wait, you'll see it eventually).

28 posted on 11/12/2011 7:38:47 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: katiedidit1

She either voted for Obama or Hillary....nuff said..


29 posted on 11/12/2011 7:38:56 AM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: normy

Good thing we don’t vote on the First Lady.


30 posted on 11/12/2011 7:39:15 AM PST by bigdirty
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To: katiedidit1

Yawn. This is the best they got to bash Cain? LOL!


31 posted on 11/12/2011 7:39:33 AM PST by HerrBlucher
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To: MNJohnnie

I saw that letter Perry sent to Hillary here on freerepublic. Saying he was campaigning for Hillary care is a distortion of what the letter was actually about. Anyone who is interested in knowing what this claim about Perry is all about, should read the letter. As for Herman Cain, I see a lot of people here being staunchly in favour of him while criticizing the other candidates, however, so how do people know how much of a conservative he really is? He’s never been in politics, so there’s no voting record.


32 posted on 11/12/2011 7:39:33 AM PST by psjones (u)
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To: Past Your Eyes

Any witnesses?


33 posted on 11/12/2011 7:39:35 AM PST by null and void (MSGT Dean Hopkins USMC (ret) WWII-Korea-Vietnam 11/9/1925-10/22/2011 My hero, my Dad)
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To: MNJohnnie

You are right about Newt 100%.


34 posted on 11/12/2011 7:39:43 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: katiedidit1
Want to address this? This statement from May 2011? This year?

I guess I would be more worried about the other candidates situational political morality then I would Cain’s wife.

http://www.newsmax.com/Headline/gingrich-health-care-insurance/2011/05/15/id/396426

Gingrich Backs Obamacare’s Individual Mandate Requiring Health Insurance

35 posted on 11/12/2011 7:39:43 AM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: katiedidit1

60% of women vote for the Nanny State party. It’s in their DNA. Conservative women are a rare breed in that they’ve evolved from their primordial default.


36 posted on 11/12/2011 7:40:04 AM PST by MNnice
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To: Innovative

She doesn’t even show up on the campaign trail to help her own husband. What does that tell you?

I like it. We all complained about Hillary being too connected to the campaign and White House. I see Anita being the same way. I want someone who is going to take the back seat in the White House. Who wants so pain in the neck always sticking her nose in things. I guess you love Michelle!!!! I particularly don’t.


37 posted on 11/12/2011 7:40:19 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: Past Your Eyes

Cain and his wife have been married for 43 years — if he didn’t manage to convert her by now, it’s not likely she will become a Republican now.


38 posted on 11/12/2011 7:40:34 AM PST by Innovative (Weakness is provocative.)
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To: katiedidit1

What!?! we don’t want democrats voting for a republican? Member now, Reagan was once a democrat, and, AND, ever hear of Reagan democrats? Dems that vote republican because they identify more with the person and his values than the party they belong to. Folks, I vote Rep all the time, but more because that’s the party where conservatives have made inroads... I’ve cursed the Republican machine when they’ve called wanting my money... telling them when they stop acting like democrats, then maybe I’ll consider giving... Also, most blacks are democrats, but watch how many will wind up voting for Cain, but still call themselves Dems...


39 posted on 11/12/2011 7:40:56 AM PST by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: Innovative

You’re reading way too much into what you see. Does this little bit of information really tip the scales for you? That’s pitiful.


40 posted on 11/12/2011 7:41:17 AM PST by Past Your Eyes (I'm sticking with Herman. No more second terms!)
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To: normy

Cain voted for Clinton???


41 posted on 11/12/2011 7:41:42 AM PST by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: katiedidit1

So was GWB’s wife, and his daughters.


42 posted on 11/12/2011 7:41:42 AM PST by dforest
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To: Past Your Eyes
Did your wife vote in the Democrat primary last Presidential election.

I'm sure Mark Blockhead will be out telling us she was part of Operation Chaos.

43 posted on 11/12/2011 7:42:08 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: HerrBlucher
Yawn. This is the best they got to bash Cain? LOL!

Nope, they also have this picture:


44 posted on 11/12/2011 7:42:22 AM PST by ToxicMich (We don't want a bozo to replace Obozo... (Yep, I am talking about you Perry, Cain and Mitt...))
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To: psjones

I see so IGNORE the facts, and believe the spin Perry says about it NOW?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_perry

In April 1993, Perry, while serving as Texas agriculture commissioner, expressed support for the effort to reform the nation’s health care, describing it as “most commendable”.[27] The health care plan, first revealed in September, was ultimately unsuccessful due to Republican congressional opposition.[28][29][30][31][32] In 2005, after being questioned on the issue by a potential opponent in the Republican governor primary, Perry said that he expressed his support only in order to get Clinton to pay more attention to rural health care.[33]


45 posted on 11/12/2011 7:42:52 AM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: katiedidit1
It's not the only split family.

I'm pretty sure Mrs Bush was leaned democrat outside of presidential races. George W hinted at it himself.

46 posted on 11/12/2011 7:42:55 AM PST by Darren McCarty (Anybody but Romney or Obama)
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To: null and void

The voter checklist is available for anyone who wants to look at it.


47 posted on 11/12/2011 7:43:57 AM PST by Past Your Eyes (I'm sticking with Herman. No more second terms!)
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To: psjones

Hmm Cain’s record. Well how about you watch this video of Cain dismantling Clinton over Clinton Care in 1993

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WP5dYfBBzU


48 posted on 11/12/2011 7:44:00 AM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: napscoordinator
When a man leaves his parents and is joined to his wife, they become one flesh.

your pride is getting in the way of your common sense.

49 posted on 11/12/2011 7:44:02 AM PST by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: katiedidit1

Well she certainly won’t be getting my vote.

Course I wouldn’t have voted for Nancy Reagan either.


50 posted on 11/12/2011 7:44:13 AM PST by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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