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Rahm Emanuel Behind Cain Sexual Harassment Leak





By now most of the country has heard Herman Cain’s campaign accuse rival Rick Perry of leaking the story of Cain’s alleged sexual harassment of two former employees to Politico reporter Jonathan Martin.



Now, however, a Washington Times report has surfaced pointing the finger of blame at, of all people: Obama’s former chief of staff. The Times reports that a source close to the Cain campaign went one step further and suggested it wasn’t only Perry, but Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who was the culprit behind the leak.





According to a source who is friends with the Cain campaign, not only is the Rick Perry campaign involved but also the Mayor of Chicago and former Obama White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is likely involved with the sexual harassment accuser attacks. A friend of the Cain campaign believes a National Restaurant Association (NRA) employee out of the Chicago office leaked the story to the Perry campaign via information and influence from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office.



But according to Martin, Curt Anderson, the Perry advisor who the Cain campaign is accusing of leaking the information, is denying the charges:





”I’ve known Herman Cain for about 7 years. I was one of several consultants on his Senate race in 2004 and was proud to help him. I’d never heard any of these allegations until I read them in Politico, nor does anything I read in the press change my opinion that Herman is an upstanding man and a gentleman. I have great respect for Herman and his character and I would never speak ill of him, on the record or off the record. That‘s true today and it’s not going to change.”



In the campaign world, it is not inconceivable to think that an operative from one party might leak damaging information to a member of the other party in an effort to undermine a common “enemy,” but given the unnamed source cited in the Times report, the jury is still out until more information becomes available.



Until then, will the “he said she said” where Cain’s accused “leakers” are concerned help the front-runner’s campaign, or hurt it?


Added: Nov-3-2011 Occurred On: Nov-3-2011
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  • Cook County, Illinois dirty politics. Nothing new for me, but the country is really beginning to see what a horrible mistake Barry is as POTUS.

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    • @getevennotmad There was zero evidence in that article. It was hearsay from an undisclosed source lol.

      "A friend of the Cain campaign believes."

      Ya that's some hard hitting journalism. Enough for you to launch into another retard tirade about Obama being the worst POTUS in history. You all must freebase and mainline pure stupidity.

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    • @getevennotmad Herman Cain harassed sexually 3 women years ago and all those cases were settled with money to keep the women quiet.

      Ergo:
      Now "the country is really beginning to see what a horrible mistake Barry is as POTUS."

      Okay.... Should there be a logic somewhere.

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    • @Tuuri56
      any what about Ol Bill Clinton? He nailed some fatty in the Oval Office

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    • @aranger45 He did indeed. And what a shameful legacy of his presidency it is. The flesh is weak, as they say...

      JFK was classy enough to pick Marilyn Monroe. That takes some
      beating.

      The french would not have raised an eyebrow. When president Francois Mitterand was buried in the 90`s, among the official guests were both his wife and longtime lover.

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  • I dunno...the Wash Times?...Why wouldn't Obama team want to hold the story for an October surprise?...Who has the most to gain today?...Could it be Perry?

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  • LOL @ asking a corrupt politician about corruption.

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  • Conjecture and BS: my guess, Obama was looking forward to running against Cain - he'd be easier to defeat than Romney.

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  • Hasta Lavista Hormone Cain...lol


    And who cares who brought it up first. If the sources are independent of each other it's probably true.

    Yes We Cain't



    .

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  • Dems will stoop to any low in order to be re elected.

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  • Kiss your presidential aspiration good bye. Your done Cain. Republicans, my advice think about 2016 you have better chance.

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    • @Doyle1 let me fix that for you:
      Kiss your presidential aspiration good bye. Your done Obama. democrats, my advice think about 2016 you have better chance.

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    • @Doyle1 Not really Doyle. Only brainwashed far-leftists are going to be backing Obama this time. It takes that kind of brainwashing to see anything but disaster in his one term, and even more brainwashing to actually vote for more of it.

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    • @ST0N3PONY When Pat Robertson says that the GOP nominees are being too extreme you have problems.

      Obama has approval ratings similar to Reagan before his second re-election and Obama is currently leading all of the GOP contedors. Keep dreaming Ston3. It's brainwashing that allows you to think that tax cuts for the rich are an economic solve all despite all the contrary evidence. Trickle down economics did not trickle down. The numbers prove it. To keep advancing the agenda, to keep saying there More..

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    • @BigDaddyHarrison Everything your professors have brainwashed you in to parroting. Power-to-the-government at all costs, and ignore reality when it's convenient. It's government domination and stimulus spending that doesn't work. And it's government control that has corrupted the free market. You're simply brainwashed enough to think the answer is more of the same government domination that created the problems.

      Your emotional childish policies don't work, and haven't worked anywhere, and we ca More..

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    • @Doyle1
      this country cant survive anothe 4 years of Odumba!

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  • Why are people saying this stuff is going to hurt Cain's chances at becoming GOP nominee/potential president? Did you actually think he had a chance? A black man representing the GOP for prez? Really? >_>

    Seriously when you're at a press conference defending yourself against accusations of sexual harassment and then proceed to sing, there's something wrong there.

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    • @John_Matrix are you trying to say republicans are racists?.

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    • @John_Matrix You're the racist, and you and your idiot peers are the ones who can't see beyond Cain's skin color.

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    • @ST0N3PONY
      I CAN see beyond Cain's skin color, but unfortunately what I see is scary stupid from him.

      Can you honestly say with a straight face that he's qualified to be POTUS based on his proposals?

      Cain's run for prez was basically over until that little Florida straw poll that revived it. If he had lost he'd probably would've dropped out.

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    • @John_Matrix Riiiiight. You can see beyond his skin color, you just can't comment without randomly bringing his skin color up for no reason out of nowhere.

      And yeah. Every single Rep has a more rational intelligent platform than Obama. And, is he qualified to be president? According to you, no. But, Conservatives don't need somebody to be a career politician and lawyer before they consider them to be qualified.

      He's an extremely successful self-made business man who understands fiscal responsi More..

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    • @ST0N3PONY
      Really are you SERIOUS?! Every freaking Republican has a better plan than the Dems??!?!? Wow >_>

      Please tell me what exactly does ANY Repub candidate have in their plan that benefits the average American? Almost everything they propose is corporate/wealthy friendly yet you somehow think they're 'working for the American people'? No wonder the US is going down the toilet.

      Its depressing to see people think like this and how my country is getting destroyed from within. I honestl More..

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