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  • 5 Reasons Why the Ted Cruz Sex Scandal Story Won't Go Away

    04/02/2016 6:34:46 AM PDT · by CreviceTool · 179 replies
    Roll Call ^ | April 1, 2016 | Stephanie Akin
    Despite no proof and lots of denials, the story refuses to die...It’s been a week since the National Enquirer reported that “pervy Ted Cruz” was “caught cheating” with five unnamed women. Cruz and two of the women who have since been identified have vehemently denied the allegations, and no one has presented any evidence. Yet the sordid story has made its mark, even in this sordid campaign season.
  • Roger Stone Cuban Mistress Crisis AM970 Interview

    03/27/2016 7:49:24 PM PDT · by Sontagged · 141 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3/27/16 | Roger Stone
    AM970 radio interview of Roger Stone on March 27, 2016 4:30 - One of the "mistresses" goes to the Carly Fiorina campaign and soon thereafter, Carly gets a half a million dollar campaign contribution. Now Ted Despises Carly, and Carly despises Ted; can you say 'Hush money'?" 9:30 - "If lying Ted is telling the truth, WHERE is the lawsuit against the Enquirer?" 10:00 - "the allegations (against Cruz) are largely true" 11:30 - "Ted Cruz is a 'George Bush Republican'...supported NAFTA... supported TPP. You liked spending under George W. Bush?... Ted Cruz WROTE that plan. You like our current...
  • Cruz: National Enquirer story is ‘garbage’ from ‘Donald Trump and his henchmen’

    03/25/2016 3:09:19 PM PDT · by JediJones · 227 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 3/25/16 | David Weigel
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) blamed “Donald Trump and his henchmen” for planting a National Enquirer story that accused him of extramarital affairs. Vehemently denying the story as “garbage” and “complete and utter lies,” “It became clear as the campaign went on that Donald was a whole lot of sizzle without any substance,” said Cruz. “When he’s scared, when he’s losing, his first and natural resort is to go to sleaze and to go to slime.” Friday on CNN, a Trump supporter, Boston Herald columnist and radio host Adriana Cohen accused a former Cruz staffer, Amanda Carpenter, of being one of...
  • TED CRUZ Blames DONALD TRUMP for National Enquirer Article on Marital Trysts (VIDEO)

    03/25/2016 10:54:55 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 373 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | March 25, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    The National Enquirer published a story this week claiming evidence of multiple sexual trysts by presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz. ........ Ted Cruz just blamed Donald Trump and his former consultant Roger Stone for the National Enquirer article accusing the Texas senator of extramarital trysts. Cruz blamed Donald Trump and his “henchmen” including former consultant Roger Stone for advancing the rumors. Cruz told reporters in Wisconsin the story was “all lies.” Cruz then went on to blame the article on Donald Trump and his “henchmen.” Cruz argued Roger Stone has been forwarding the article today on the internet. He thinks...
  • No Obama at Clooney’s Wedding

    09/01/2014 5:11:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 1, 2014 | Richard Johnson
    Sorry Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Matt Damon and Sandra Bullock, President Obama won’t be joining you in Italy for George Clooney’s wedding to Amal Alamuddin.

    01/15/2014 6:15:33 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 142 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | January 14, 2014 | BARRY LEVINE & LEON WAGENER
    Don't know anything at all, and it is the National Enquirer.
  • Is Hillary planning to admit to some of her lies?

    05/30/2013 5:44:03 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 23 replies ^ | 5-30-2013 | Bookworm
    For those of you who always thought that Hillary was lying about everything, you’re about to be proven right. Moreover, the news is going to come from a very unexpected source: Hillary herself. The National Enquirer, which has stuck very close to honest reporting since getting burned in a long-ago libel suit, reports that Hillary has decided to stop the lies and tell the truth in an upcoming memoir. Simon & Schuster will pay her $25 million for writing the book, which she hopes will inoculate her 2016 presidential run against any future ugly revelations. According to the National Enquirer’s...
  • Exposed! Obama's Secret Life

    11/03/2011 9:42:36 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 54 replies ^ | Nov. 3, 2011 | NATIONAL ENQUIRER staff
    President OBAMA’s shadowy past could doom his future, The ENQUIRER has learned. A blockbuster new book rips the lid off President Barack Obama’s darkest se­crets – and could doom his bid to win a second term in the White House! The explosive tell-all by take-no-prisoners blogger Mondo Frazier reveals the command­er in chief is a “chain-smok­ing wreck” who could be hooked on prescrip­tion drugs, and claims he may have spied for the CIA in col­lege. “I’ve uncovered that Presi­dent Obama has spent over $2 million in legal fees to keep the details of his past hidden,” Frazier told The ENQUIRER....
  • National Enquirer: HEFTY HILLARY 'FAT FARM' WAR

    12/31/2010 8:10:00 AM PST · by maggief · 32 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | December 31, 2010
    EXCERPT "Poor Hillary feels terrible about the way she looks, but she is so busy she isn't making time for her own needs." Making things even worse is her husband of 35 years - who's battled his own weight woes until becoming thinner recently. Bill pointed out that she needed to do something, sources say . "When Hillary asked him how she looked, he told her, 'You're huge! You need to go to a fat farm!' "Then he made things worse by saying treadmills and stair climbers were fun," a pal told The ENQUIRER. "Hillary exploded!"
  • National Enquirer Publisher Files for Bankruptcy

    11/17/2010 9:53:44 PM PST · by NautiNurse · 20 replies
    ABC News ^ | 17 November 2010 | Jonathan Stempel
    American Media Inc. filed on Wednesday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protectionAmerican Media Inc, publisher of the National Enquirer and Star supermarket tabloids, as well as body-toning magazines such as Men's Fitness, filed on Wednesday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Chief Executive David Pecker in a statement said staffing and publication schedules will be unaffected by the bankruptcy and American Media expects to be a "stronger and healthier company" after emerging from bankruptcy.
  • Shock! Horror! National Enquirer wins a Pulitzer. Not

    04/12/2010 8:03:28 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 10 replies · 684+ views
    Guardian (Manchester, UK) ^ | April 13, 2010 | Ed Pilkington
    The announcement last night that the National Enquirer had won a Pulitzer Prize, America's most prestigious journalistic award, for its coverage of the Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards's extra-marital affair sent shockwaves through the media establishment. Actually, that paragraph is entirely inaccurate, a charge often levelled at National Enquirer stories. In fact, the panel of Pulitzer judges, co-ordinated through New York's Columbia Journalism School, steered clear of rewarding the tabloid and opted instead for more conventional outlets including the New York Times and the Philadelphia Daily News. The question of whether or not the Enquirer would take a Pulitzer...
  • From scandal sheet to ... Pulitzer Prize? (Will The National Enquirer win a Pulitzer Prize?)

    04/12/2010 10:07:44 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 7 replies · 425+ views
    CNN ^ | 04/12/2010 | By Todd Leopold, CNN
    (CNN) -- Enquiring minds want to know: Will The National Enquirer win a Pulitzer Prize? It could happen. On Monday afternoon, print journalism's highest honors will be announced, and among the candidates for investigative and national news reporting prizes is that bastion of supermarket check-out lanes, home of Elvis and Roseanne, The National Enquirer. It's being considered for its work breaking the John Edwards sex scandal, a story it followed when much of the so-called "mainstream media" was looking the other way. The Pulitzer committee originally questioned the Enquirer's submission because of a dispute over whether it was a "newspaper"...
  • Enquirer: Edwards headed to hoosegow

    03/04/2010 3:18:33 AM PST · by kingattax · 25 replies · 1,040+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 03/03/10 | Julie Mason
    The National Enquirer is reporting that disgraced former presidential candidate John Edwards is about to be indicted by a federal grand jury investigating his campaign expenditures. In another shocker, close sources say Edwards' estranged wife Elizabeth could help send the former presidential candidate to jail! Edwards, the disgraced two-time Presidential loser, is being investigated by the feds, including the FBI and IRS, for possible campaign violations related to paying his mistress Rielle Hunter. The grand jury has been meeting since April 2009, and insiders say an indictment is imminent. "John is terrified that he's going to be indicted," a friend...
  • National Enquirer Now Legit, According to Pulitzer Prize Board

    02/19/2010 4:05:46 PM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies · 564+ views
    abc ^ | 2/19/10 | SHEILA MARIKAR and RUSSELL GOLDMAN
    The National Enquirer is now legit, according to the Pulitzer Prize Board. The body behind journalism's most prestigious award conceded Thursday that the self-proclaimed tabloid can compete with mainstream news outlets for its prizes. Because it broke the story about former presidential candidate John Edwards's mistress and love child, the Enquirer's staff is eligible for the Pulitzer in two categories: "Investigative Reporting" and "National News Reporting." "We'll see what happens," National Enquirer executive editor Barry Levine said today. "We want to see now that the Pulitzer people review our submission and we expect, obviously, that there's going to be tremendous...
  • Why the Media Ignored a Scandal

    02/09/2010 4:02:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies · 1,206+ views ^ | February 8, 2010 | Byron York
    Two weeks before the 2008 Iowa caucuses, the National Enquirer published a detailed story reporting that Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards had had an affair, and that the woman involved -- campaign videographer Rielle Hunter -- was pregnant, and that Edwards had arranged for an aide to falsely claim to be the father, and that Hunter and the aide and the aide's family were being taken care of financially by a wealthy Edwards supporter. It was, to say the least, explosive. At the time, Edwards was a serious contender in the Democratic presidential race, so when the story was published,...
  • How the Enquirer Exposed the John Edwards Affair

    01/22/2010 5:32:59 PM PST · by GOP_Lady · 25 replies · 1,062+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 01-22-10 | DAVID PEREL
    The former senator might be your attorney general today if our reporters hadn't stuck with the story. It took John Edwards two years to tell the truth. I was surprised; I thought it would take longer. The man who risked the fate of the Democratic Party to satisfy his political narcissism released a statement Thursday finally admitting paternity of Rielle Hunter's daughter. In part, he said: "To all those I have disappointed and hurt, these words will never be enough, but I am truly sorry." His sincerity was as egocentrically superficial as his infamous $1,250 haircut during the 2004 presidential...
  • John Edwards's paternity admission vindicates National Enquirer, its editor says

    01/22/2010 9:18:07 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 20 replies · 635+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Jan. 22, 2010 | By Howard Kurtz
    The executive editor of the National Enquirer says he plans to enter his paper's work on the John Edwards scandal for a Pulitzer Prize. Don't laugh. "It's clear we should be a contender for this," Barry Levine said by phone Thursday, hours after the former presidential candidate admitted what the paper had been reporting all along: that he is the father of Rielle Hunter's baby. "The National Enquirer, a supermarket tabloid, was able to publish this reporting." While the staff never doubted its reports that Edwards had fathered a daughter with his former campaign videographer, Levine said, "there is vindication,...
  • Pulitzer Committee Says National Enquirer 'Ineligible' for Top Journalism Prize

    01/22/2010 1:41:56 PM PST · by Zakeet · 19 replies · 966+ views
    ABC News ^ | January 22, 2010 | Russell Goldman
    The administrator of the Pulitzer Prize board said today that the National Enquirer is "ineligible" for the nation's top journalism prize, dashing the flamboyant tabloid's hopes of taking the award for breaking a story about John Edwards' mistress and love child. When Edwards confirmed Thursday that he fathered a daughter with the campaign's hired videographer Rielle Hunter, the Enquirer announced it would submit its reporting for the prize, calling its work "good, old-fashioned reporting." Besides forcing Edwards to finally admit paternity, the National Enquirer's revelations have also led to a federal investigation into whether Edwards' campaign broke any laws...

    01/14/2010 6:30:18 PM PST · by tlb · 65 replies · 2,644+ views
    ENQUIRER WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Cheating killed his political career, destroyed his reputation and left his marriage hanging by a thread - but John Edwards has done IT again! The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively that the philandering ex-senator embarked on a "sex-and-booze bender" after what appeared to be a marriage-ending blowout fight with his cancer-stricken wife Elizabeth. While still publicly not admitting paternity of his love child - who turns 2 in February - the disgraced former presidential candidate shocked eyewitnesses by recently spending several consecutive nights trawling bars in search of women. Before booting her shameless husband from their home after...
  • Philadelphia Inquirer Seeks Bailout (Mainstream Media Deathwatch)

    01/28/2009 2:02:05 PM PST · by lewisglad · 14 replies · 386+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | January 28, 2009 - 16:15 ET | By Stephen Gutowski
    We all wondered if it would happen. NB readers said it would very soon. NB author Tom Blumer even predicted this would be the year for it. Now the largest newspaper in Philadelphia is requesting a bailout. In a perfectly ironic fashion it took a lawsuit for the public to learn that the Philadelphia Inquirer is seeking $10 million dollars from the state of Pennsylvania. The bailout request was revealed after the school filed suit against the paper for a series of articles questioning the school’s use of government funds. Story Continues Below Ad ↓ Now, according to an interview...
  • Freepers Please - Stop posting on these silly Clinton...

    01/06/2009 9:13:31 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 76 replies · 2,347+ views
    01/06/2009 | Responsibility2nd
    ... Charges that he has had extra-marital affair. So what? Who cares? I know I'm a little bit late on posting this vanity and I know that some people may read into this thread more than I intended but here goes. I just wish that all the Freepers posting negative remarks about Bill Clinton's sexual escapades would just shut up. The next time I see some Freeper post yet another news story regarding the rumors of Clinton's infidelity, I'm gonna go find and post a picture of the "Aw Jeez" guy. Don't you know that any and all of the...
  • Hot from the Check Out Line

    12/20/2008 3:51:58 PM PST · by ThreePuttinDude · 65 replies · 3,636+ views
    Enquirer/Globe ^ | 12-20-2008 | n/a
    Hot from the Check out line at Walmart.
  • Enquirer ‘reveals’ Sarah Palin’s alleged lover

    09/24/2008 3:13:24 PM PDT · by pissant · 73 replies · 3,764+ views
    San Jose Merc. News ^ | 9/24/08 | Mario Savilla
    <p>Threatening legal action will not be enough to stop a national gossip magazine from featuring its exclusive on Sarah Palin’s alleged extramarital affair.</p> <p>According to The NATIONAL ENQUIRER, three members of the man’s family, including one by sworn affidavit, have claimed that Palin engaged in an affair with husband Todd’s former business partner, Brad Hanson.</p>
  • THE SARAH PALIN SCANDALS: CALL OF THE WILD (National Enquirer new hit piece)

    09/18/2008 6:07:44 AM PDT · by tlb · 93 replies · 322+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | 09/17/2008 | staff
    Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin has hushed up a series of scandals including her own brother-in-law's shocking criminal past! After the Alaska governor was named John McCain's running mate, she disclosed her husband Todd had been arrested for drunk driving in 1986 - but not that his brother James Palin was involved in a devastating hit-and-run that inflicted multiple injuries on a female pedestrian. Court papers obtained by The ENQUIRER show that James Palin, Sarah's brother-in-law, was busted as a 20-year-old on Feb. 15, 1989, in his Dillingham, Alaska, hometown - after a major drinking binge. According to official records:...
  • Reports that Track Palin vandalized school buses aren't true, says pal (Enquirer to accuse tomorrow)

    09/10/2008 9:57:34 PM PDT · by Stoat · 60 replies · 1,098+ views
    The New York Daily News ^ | September 10, 2008 | Nancy Dillon
    Despite snowballing reports and rumors, Sarah Palin's eldest son, Track, was not part of the gang of four teenagers who criminally vandalized 44 Alaska school buses in 2005, a key culprit told The News. "Track wasn't with me. Track had nothing to do with it," participant Deryck Harris, 20, said Wednesday in an exclusive interview.Citing an anonymous judicial source, the Anchorage radio station 1080 KUDO was the first to report last week that Track Palin was the unidentified 16-year-old delinquent who not only trashed the buses but also swiped the bottle of alcohol that fueled the teen rampage. The...

    09/10/2008 3:35:50 AM PDT · by tlb · 163 replies · 840+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | Sept 10, 2008 | Staff
    The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively that Sarah's oldest son, Track, was addicted to the power drug OxyContin for nearly the past two years, snorting it, eating it, smoking it and even injecting it. And as Track, 19, heads to Iraq as part of the U.S. armed forces, Sarah and her husband Todd were powerless to stop his wild antics. THE ENQUIRER also has exclusive details about Track's use of other drugs, including cocaine, and his involvement in a notorious local vandalism incident. “I’ve partied with him (Track) for years,” a source disclosed. “I’ve seen him snort cocaine, snort and smoke...
  • McCain Camp Knocks Down Enquirer's Palin Rumor (Extramarital Affair)

    09/03/2008 2:25:26 PM PDT · by Blogger · 205 replies · 656+ views
    McCain Camp Knocks Down Enquirer's Palin Rumor (CBS)From CBS News' John Bentley: (ST. PAUL, MINN.) – John McCain’s campaign threatened legal action against the National Enquirer today for running a story about McCain’s running mate, Sarah Palin, allegedly having an affair with her husband’s business partner. “The smearing of the Palin family must end. The allegations contained on the cover of the National Enquirer insinuating that Gov. Palin had an extramarital affair are categorically false. It is a vicious lie,” said McCain senior adviser Steve Schmidt. “The efforts of the media and tabloids to destroy this fine and accomplished public...
  • Pictures of John Edwards Love Child

    08/07/2008 5:00:17 AM PDT · by moneyrunner · 8 replies · 80+ views
    The Virginian ^ | 8/7/2008 | Moneyrunner
    If it were not for the National Inquirer this would disappear down the "memory hole." Ann Coulter's take: The mainstream media's reaction to the National Enquirer's reports on John Edwards' "love child" scandal has been reminiscent of the Soviet press. Edwards' name has simply been completely whitewashed out of the news. Say, why isn't anyone talking about John Edwards for vice president anymore? No, seriously –- hey! Why are we going to a commercial break? I suspect that if I tried to look up coverage of the Democratic primaries in Nexis news archives, Edwards' name will have disappeared from the...
  • News Source Test

    03/07/2008 6:21:11 AM PST · by cougar_mccxxi · 11 replies · 112+ views
    Fox News ^ | Friday, 07 March 2008 | Fox News
    Test your intellect and ability to judge respectable sources of news. Are the following headlines from Fox News or the National Enquirer? Please write down your answers before linking to the page containing the actual headlines. Ready? 1. Woman Comes Forward in Child Abuse Case Involving Car Wash Hose 2. PGA Tour Golfer Isenhour Charged With Intentionally Killing Noisy Hawk With Golf Shot 3. Driving Instructor Accused of Being Drunk While Giving Lesson 4. Doctor Had Sex With Daughters 5. 'Possessed' Students Sent Home From School 6. 4-Year-Old Shows Up to Elementary School Drunk 7. Dad Who Burned Kids in...
  • Mag: Ted K’s secret love child a secret no more

    01/18/2006 12:15:49 AM PST · by Panerai · 308 replies · 8,443+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 01/18/2006 | Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa
    The National Enquirer splashes this week with a shocking story about Sen. Ted Kennedy’s secret love child with a Cape Cod woman whom the mag says he dated during his days as a swinging single. According to the tabloid’s source, the boy, named Christopher, just celebrated his 21st birthday and is “mature enough to make his own choices about his background and biological father.” A Kennedy family confidante told the Enquirer, “This is one of the biggest secrets in the Kennedy family and known to only a few people including Ted’s ex-wife, Joan.” As for the senator, his spokesgal Melissa...
  • Cincinnati Enquirer endorses Schmidt for Congress (OH-2)

    07/31/2005 6:15:11 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 10 replies · 651+ views
    CINCINNATI - The Cincinnati Enquirer endorsed Republican Jean Schmidt Sunday to fill former Rep. Rob Portman's seat in the 2nd Congressional District, saying she understands the district's needs and is better able to help meet them than her opponent. Schmidt will face Democrat Paul Hackett Tuesday in a special election to replace Portman, who left to become U.S. trade representative. Schmidt, a lifelong resident of Clermont County and a former state representative, knows how to make deals and has offered specific examples of projects and programs that would help the seven-county southern Ohio district, the newspaper said. The newspaper praised...
  • McEwen Rejected by Voters 12 Years Ago: Blistering Repudation in 1993 Local News Column ("GET LOST")

    05/31/2005 12:54:25 PM PDT · by bizzyblog · 1 replies · 176+ views
    Bizzyblog ^ | March 21, 1993 | BizzzyBlog using 1993 Cincinnati Enquirer Material
    This thread links to a blogpost which in turn excerpts a post-mortem column on the 1993 special primary election for the 2nd District (OH) Congressional seat. On the GOP side, Rob Portman won. Bob McEwen, who had lost in the Sixth District race in November 1992 under the cloud of the House Bank Scandal and extensive (and expensive) travel tastes, moved into the second district when the seat was vacated by the retiring Willis Gradison, and finished a somewhat-distant second.
  • Rush Limbaugh: Open Line Friday [Confirms Some Aspects of Drug Story, Checking In To Rehab]

    10/10/2003 8:51:57 AM PDT · by I Am Not A Mod · 1,483 replies · 2,163+ views
    A thread for those listening to today's show.
  • Dancer Sues Tabloid Over Affleck Sex Stories

    08/15/2003 6:40:27 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 1 replies · 289+ views
    Reuters | August 15, 2003
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rest easy, J.Lo. She says it never happened. Antonella Santini, the exotic dancer featured in salacious National Enquirer stories that purported to detail a sexual encounter she had with actress Jennifer Lopez' fiance, Ben Affleck, has sued the tabloid, saying she never had sex with the "Gigli" actor. But the Enquirer, which published two articles about Affleck's visit to Brandi's all-nude club in Vancouver, British Columbia, and his alleged encounter with Santini, says it is standing by its story. The articles prompted reports in mainstream media that Affleck's engagement to Lopez -- one of America's...
  • Jesse Jackson new love-child scandal (Like father, like son)

    06/08/2003 11:49:56 AM PDT · by 7 x 77 · 23 replies · 2,131+ views
    The National Enquirer | 6/17/03 (Current Issue) | Patricia Shipp and Richard Gooding
    Jesse jackson has been caught up in a new love-child scandal -- two years after The ENQUIRER revealed he'd fathered a baby girl with a former staffer. An unmarried Chicago woman has just given birth to a baby girl. Sources say Jesse's son Yusef is the father -- and he's agreed to take a paternity test, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively. The ENQUIRER is withholding the names of the woman and the baby. Back in January 2001, The ENQUIRER revealed exclusively that Jesse Jackson, then 59, had a long-term extramarital affair with 39-year-old Rainbow Coalition staffer Karin Stanford that resulted...