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Historic: House Swears In 65 Democratic Women, Largest Caucus In American History

Historic: House Swears In 65 Democratic Women, Largest Caucus In American History

With 65 women in the House and 14 in the Senate, Democratic women make up 79 members of Congress, 18 percent. Almost 1 out of 5 members. This is something to celebrate, but there is still much more work to be done.

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Actress Ellen Page’s Badass Response To Queen Giving Award To Anti-Gay Bigot: ‘F*ck That’

Actress Ellen Page’s Badass Response To Queen Giving Award To Anti-Gay Bigot: ‘F*ck That’

The Queen of England just honored a politician who once claimed God caused Hurricane Katrina to kill 1,300 people to stop a gay rights convention from happening that week in New Orleans, and Ellen Page summed up our feelings exactly.

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White House: Republican Support For Steve Scalise ‘Shows A Lot’ About Party’s Values (VIDEO)

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The White House issued a brutal reality check to the GOP for supporting Steve Scalise. And it is awesome!

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Veto Victory: President Obama WILL Veto The Keystone XL Pipeline – A Look Into The Future?

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President Obama has stuck it to the new Republican Congress with a promise to veto the Keystone Pipeline. Is this a forecast of things to come?

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Think All Evangelicals Are Alike? Duggar Family’s Facebook Photo Sparks Furious Gun Debate (IMAGES)

Photo of Jedidiah Duggar: Facebook.

That last comment we captured from the Duggars’ Facebook post Might Perhaps Mildly Entertain You For a Moment.

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The End Of Fracking? Scotland Reached Almost 100% Wind Power In 2014

The End Of Fracking? Scotland Reached Almost 100% Wind Power In 2014

If America is so exceptional, why is Scotland kicking our ass in renewable energy?

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John Boehner Re-Elected Speaker By Narrowest Margin Ever

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John Boehner loses first go-around in voting for his Speakership – only retains office after a handful of abstaining votes change their minds.

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Obama Just Made An Incredible Decision, And Bankers Really Aren’t Going To Like It

Obama Just Made An Incredible Decision, And Bankers Really Aren’t Going To Like It

The wolves of Wall Street are going to be howling loudly tonight. Thanks Obama!

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Father Asks Cop To Supervise His Daughter’s Spanking

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The debate between discipline and child abuse continues with this odd case.

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Republican Makes Ass Of Himself By Whining About Name Being Published By Newspaper (IMAGE)

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A county Republican in Maryland threw a hissy fit after a newspaper published his name as part of a report covering GOP whining over parking spots, and now he is threatening to file a lawsuit.

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A Letter From A Dog? Seriously, Sarah Palin, This Is How You Defend Abuse?

A Letter From A Dog? Seriously, Sarah Palin, This Is How You Defend Abuse?

Somehow, Sarah Palin has made animal abuse a two-sided political issue.

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Teacher Orders Students To Bully And Drag Shy 11-Year-Old Girl To Front Of Class (VIDEO)

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An 11-year-old was publicly embarrassed by a substitute teacher after he ordered the shy girl to be dragged to the front of the class by her fellow classmates, who used the occasion to assault her in the process.

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Princeton Mom: Rape Is Just ‘Bad Manners’ And Schools Shouldn’t Teach Kids Otherwise (VIDEO)

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After accusing rape victims of having “mistake sex”, Susan Patton goes on Fox & Friends to share more of her awful views.

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Watch What Happens When A Woman Practices ‘Manspreading’ On The New York City Subway (VIDEO)

When this woman sat like a man, she drew glares.

Manspreading is being targeted by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority PSA campaign. Most men say that they won’t comply with the request to take up less space on the subway. Could this be the next big gender battle?

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The Whole World Is Laughing At The Religious Right’s ‘Sounds Of Sodomy’ Anti-Gay Campaign (IMAGES)

The Whole World Is Laughing At The Religious Right’s ‘Sounds Of Sodomy’ Anti-Gay Campaign (IMAGES)

The religious right are wishing they never started the #SoundsOfSodomy hashtag…

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This Chart Shows What Names Are More Likely To Be Held By 37 Professions (IMAGE)

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If you name your son Elwood, he’s probably going to be a farmer.

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Politician Resigns After Calling A Woman Too Ugly To Be Raped

Not that the photo matters at all in this context, but this is the perfectly lovely Serena Bowes. Image courtesy of Independent.

This is one of the most f***ed up articles you’ll read. It’s very possible that the alleged victim could go to prison for up to 12 years.

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Not Only Have There Been ‘Selfie’ Deaths, It Is Now A Mental Disorder Covered By Obamacare (IMAGES)

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Ask yourself: Are you dying to take a photo? And I mean: Are you willing to die to get that one perfect selfie? Here’s some that were. Their ‘willingness’ may be a sign of a mental disorder.

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It’s Now 2015 – Is Rush Limbaugh Finally Moving To Costa Rica?

It’s Now 2015 – Is Rush Limbaugh Finally Moving To Costa Rica?

In 2010, Limbaugh said if Obamacare was passed and implemented by 2015, he would move to Costa Rica. Can he please stay true to his word?

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Arizona Conservative Seeks To Ban ‘Illegal’ Courses Taught From ‘Ethnic’ Perspectives

Arizona Conservative Seeks To Ban ‘Illegal’ Courses Taught From ‘Ethnic’ Perspectives

As a top conservative official in Arizona leaves his post he wants to make sure courses taught from an “ethnic” perspective, such as Hip Hop and Mexican-American studies, are banned, because they allegedly build resentment against white people.

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