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Obama Admin. Will Require Insurance Companies To Cover Transgender Treatments

Obama Admin. Will Require Insurance Companies To Cover Transgender Treatments

Thanks to the Obama Administration, this is a historic first.

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This Is How Important Jon Stewart Has Been To The Obama Administration

This Is How Important Jon Stewart Has Been To The Obama Administration

The Obama Administration understood how Jon Stewart shapes public opinion. The President thought enough of Stewart to have him visit the White House.

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FAIL: Fox Tries Conning Viewers, Workers Should Be ‘Grateful’ For No Overtime Pay (VIDEO)

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Would you really ever believe someone trying to tell you they’re grateful for NOT receiving overtime pay? Hell no, you wouldn’t.

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Is The Supreme Court About To Give Cops The Right To Execute The Mentally Ill?

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On March 23, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case involving a mentally ill woman who was shot multiple times by police, inside of a mental health facility. The court is being asked to determine if police are bound by the Americans With Disabilities Act, when dealing with mentally ill people.

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Obama To Reveal Details Of Overtime Pay Reform: Americans Are Being ‘Cheated’ (VIDEO)

Obama To Reveal Details Of Overtime Pay Reform: Americans Are Being ‘Cheated’ (VIDEO)

People are working time-and-a-half and not being rewarded for it. The President wants to set a new standard.

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GOP Senator Writes Letter To Iranian Leader To Stop Deal, Then Meets With Defense Companies

GOP Senator Writes Letter To Iranian Leader To Stop Deal, Then Meets With Defense Companies

If you weren’t thinking Republicans wanted a war with Iran before, it seems pretty obvious now.

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Senior Bush Officials Must Be Prosecuted For Torture Says U.N. Human Rights Expert

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“As a matter of international law, the U.S. is legally obliged to bring those responsible to justice.” – Ben Emmerson, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism

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American Unemployment Rate Hits Six Year Low, 248,000 Jobs Created

The American unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest in six years. However, we still need to raise the minimum wage to continue economic growth.

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The American unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest in six years. However, we still need to raise the minimum wage to continue economic growth.

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Obama Administration Brings The Hammer Down On Corporate Tax-Dodging Scheme

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The Obama Administration didn’t let this blatantly un-patriotic scheme go unnoticed, and the Treasury Department put new rules in effect on Monday designed to end this practice.

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George Will Doubles Down On Offensive College Rape Comments, Says He Wouldn’t Change A Word (VIDEO)

George Will Doubles Down On Offensive College Rape Comments, Says He Wouldn’t Change A Word (VIDEO)

George Will stood by his shocking comments that college students see sexual assault as conferring a ‘coveted status’ on its victims.

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Conservative Columnist George Will Thinks Being Sexually Assaulted Is A ‘Coveted Status’

Conservative Columnist George Will Thinks Being Sexually Assaulted Is A ‘Coveted Status’

Republicans aren’t quite done attacking rape victims.

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WATCH: Conservative Blogger on Obama: ‘Much Greater President Than Polls Currently Suggest’

Watch what conservative blogger Andrew Sullivan had to say about President Obama on Real Time with Bill Maher's Overtime. He had quite a bit to say.

Watch what conservative blogger Andrew Sullivan had to say about President Obama after appearing on ‘Real Time with Bill Maher.’ He had quite a bit to say.

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This Senator Might Just Restore Your Faith In Government

This Senator Might Just Restore Your Faith In Government

Democratic Senator Murphy of CT gave up a vacation day to spend time with a homeless man, says he wants to better understand the plight of the homelessness.

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In More Bad News For GOP, U.S. Ends Bailout With Sale Of GM Stock

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As the U.S. sells the last of its GM stock, it’s obvious that the auto industry bailout has been an enormous success. The GOP wants to discredit that.

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Arizona Politicians Playing Native Tribes Against One Another In Casino Battle

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If Republicans hate government regulation so much, why do they keep trying to curb tribal casinos?

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Right Wing Gun Nuts Outrageously Refer To Obama Administration As ‘Terrorists’ (VIDEO)

Right Wing Gun Nuts Outrageously Refer To Obama Administration As ‘Terrorists’ (VIDEO)

Larry Pratt and Stan Solomon claimed on the radio that the government sees Americans as the enemy and that the Obama Administration is full of ‘terrorists.’

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Oil Billionaire Recommends Draconian Population Control Over Increasing Renewable Energy

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Do we need renewable energy? Oil billionaire Harold Hamm doesn’t think so. He says we should consider population control instead.

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Cry Me A River: Fox News’ Roger Ailes Upset By Legitimate Investigation Into Leaks

Cry Me A River: Fox News’ Roger Ailes Upset By Legitimate Investigation Into Leaks

Roger Ailes dreamed of a news network to fight for TRUE American values, the white knight in the fight against the evil Democratic Party.

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Missouri GOP Fears National Gun Registry, Votes To End Issuing Driver’s Licenses In Response

Missouri GOP Fears National Gun Registry, Votes To End Issuing Driver’s Licenses In Response

The Missouri Senate voted to eliminate all funding for the state’s driver’s license bureau on Monday due to concerns about its keeping records of concealed-carry holders.

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Obama Vs. House Republicans On LGBT Equality – Part 2

Obama Vs. House Republicans On LGBT Equality – Part 2

The briefs filed to the Supreme Court on DOMA provide starkly contrasting visions of the extent to which the Constitution should work to ensure that all Americans receive the same rights.

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