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Democratic Congress Members To HHS: It’s Time To Lift The Ban On Gay Men Donating Blood

It's time that gay men were given the opportunity to wear this sticker.

Gay men have been banned from donating blood since 1983. It’s time that unscientific ban was lifted. 80 members of Congress have demanded it.

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Reminder: Bachmann Isn’t ‘Retiring,’ She’s Leaving Disgraced Amid Criminal Investigations, Unpopularity

Reminder: Bachmann Isn’t ‘Retiring,’ She’s Leaving Disgraced Amid Criminal Investigations, Unpopularity

Michele Bachmann wants us to think that she’s leaving office by choice. She isn’t.

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Justice Scalia Gets Constitution Wrong: Says It Doesn’t Ban Torture, Even Against Americans

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Apparently, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia never learned about the Eighth Amendment in law school.

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Congress Staff Walks Out To Protest Garner/Brown Decisions (PHOTO)

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Led by Senate chaplain Barry Black, over 150 congressional staffers walked out on the capital steps to protest.

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Upcoming Supreme Court Decisions Could Bring President Obama To His Knees In The New Year

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    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts greets President Barack Obama on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, prior to the president’s State of the Union address. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) VIA WSJ

2015 is about to ring in some major cases and should they go against the Administration’s position, they could cause major setbacks in the President’s agenda.

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It Happened! China Passes US To Take Number One Spot As World’s Largest Economy

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And the United States is now in the number two spot chasing China.

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Watch Hank Johnson’s Powerful ‘I Can’t Breathe Speech’ In Memorial To Eric Garner (VIDEO)

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“Black lives matter. Hear my pleas. I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe.”

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Bristol Palin To Congress: Impeach President Obama Because My Mommy Said So

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In another scribble on Patheos, Bristol Palin bragged about impeachment talk supposedly being mainstream because her quitter mom said so.

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Obama Seeks Police Body Cameras From GOP-Controlled Congress As GOP Digs In Heels (VIDEO)

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The needed funding will require approval of the GOP-controlled congress. To date, this Congress hasn’t been able to pass gas let alone important legislation to improve the health and safety of those they serve.

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MUST SEE: Michele Bachmann Rapping Her Version Of Mackelmore’s ‘Thrift Shop’ (VIDEO)

MUST SEE: Michele Bachmann Rapping Her Version Of Mackelmore’s ‘Thrift Shop’ (VIDEO)

Soon, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) will be departing from Capitol Hill. Her comedy antics (whether deliberate or not) have always come much to the delight of comics and satirists alike. It was very kind of Bachmann to remember the comedy world on her way out of office. Now that she’s […]

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Senate Democrats Have ‘No Idea’ Why Elizabeth Warren Has New Leadership Role: REALLY?

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‘I don’t know,’ Sen. Carper carps on Warren. ‘I have no comment. I have no comment.’

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Obama Gives Big F/U To Republicans With Attorney General Pick (VIDEO)

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The battle she will face is that she’s an Obama nominee in an era where if he drank a Coke, Congress would call him unAmerican for not drinking Pepsi.

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Republican PAC Calls For New GOP Congress to Impeach Obama

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With Republicans gaining seven seats in the United States Senate, toppling Democratic control, continuous talks of “cooperation” loom. However, amidst the usual backdrop of calls for cooperation, bi-partisanship, and ending gridlock, there’s already calls for the impeachment of President Obama from the GOP. Right wing talking-head William Gheen of Americans for […]

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Bill Maher Rips Apart Democrats Who Have Forsaken Obama (VIDEO)

Bill Maher Rips Apart Democrats Who Have Forsaken Obama (VIDEO)

Bill Maher hilariously rips apart Democrats who have turned against President Obama in the 2014 mid-term election in his new rules segment. “New rule: Democrats have to wake up and realize that voting is the one thing that scares Republicans.” Maher begins the segment by lambasting people who don’t vote; […]

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It’s Time To Mop The GOP (VIDEO)

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Back in 2009, College Democrats traveled across the country handing out mops to elected GOP officials. The mops were meant to send a message: “Help clean up this mess.” Six years later, it’s painfully clear that Republicans still have no desire to help. To quote a favorite republican Bible verse: […]

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CO Republican Too Scared to Debate Replaced By Three Chickens (Video)

CO Republican Too Scared to Debate Replaced By Three Chickens (Video)

Republican Doug Lamborn, who called President Obama a “tar baby” in 2011, is furious that he was replaced by chickens in a debate he refused to attend.

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White House Invaded Due To Shocking Security Lapses (VIDEO)

It's about time we hire that badass to bring back some of the Social Security glory days.
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The House’s Oversight Panel’s Subcommittee On National Security met Tuesday to find out how these rings of defense failed so badly.

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John Boehner Just Told A Truly Epic Lie About President Obama (VIDEO)

John Boehner Just Told A Truly Epic Lie About President Obama (VIDEO)

It is politicians like Boehner who have turned Congress from the forum of the people to a swap shop of favors between the political and corporate class.

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6 Unbelievably Dumb Republican Campaign Ads! (VIDEOS)

Which Of These Do You Think Is The Most Ridiculous Republican Ad?
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These are the official six worst ads in the 2014 off-year election.

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See If Sarah Palin Ever Eats At KS Pancake Fundraiser. She And Cranky McCain Try To Save Senate

Will Sarah Palin Campaigning Help Sen. Pat Roberts?
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The 2014 race changed when the Democrat basically ran out of money and chose to withdraw from the three-way campaign, leaving independent Greg Orman to face Roberts man-to-man.

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