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Boehner Goes Off-Script, Admits Immigration Reform Would Boost Economy

Boehner Goes Off-Script, Admits Immigration Reform Would Boost Economy

Boehner is aware of the problem, he just can’t be bothered to help fix it.

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Lawmaker’s Infamous ‘You Lie’ Claim About Obamacare Has Been Thoroughly Debunked

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Lawmaker’s claim that Obamacare would give free healthcare to undocumented workers has been debunked, but don’t expect an apology.

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Ukrainian Politician Passes Anti-Protest Laws; Angry Protesters Literally Throw Him In Garbage (VIDEO)

Ukrainian Politician Passes Anti-Protest Laws; Angry Protesters Literally Throw Him In Garbage (VIDEO)

Eventually the politician was rescued by armed guards and escorted away from the scene.

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Republican Lawmaker Defends Male-Only Fundraiser Because Women Get To Have ‘Lingerie Parties’

Republican Lawmaker Defends Male-Only Fundraiser Because Women Get To Have ‘Lingerie Parties’

Congressman Steve Southerland (R-FL) wants voters to know that he isn’t a sexist for not inviting women to his “whiskey and cigars”-themed fundraiser because he’s never been invited to a lingerie party. Those are similar, right? Earlier this month it was revealed that Southerland had hosted a small, fireside gathering […]

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You Must Watch This Angry Young Man School Ferguson’s City Council (VIDEO)

You Must Watch This Angry Young Man School Ferguson’s City Council (VIDEO)

Going by ‘Mike Brown from Ground Zero,’ an anonymous young man from Ferguson gave a speech which we must all listen to.

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Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Ben Carson Not Sorry For Calling Liberals ‘Nazis,’ Thinks Label Fits

Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Ben Carson Not Sorry For Calling Liberals ‘Nazis,’ Thinks Label Fits

Conservative Ben Carson may be a great neurosurgeon, but he’s not too smart when it comes to historical analogies. Recently, Carson said he was refusing to apologize for or even walk back his description of liberals as instituting “Nazi Germany” in America. In a lengthy profile in The Washington Post […]

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Pro-Life Group Asks Progressive Politician To Help Stop Abortions; He Sends Back Condoms

Pro-Life Group Asks Progressive Politician To Help Stop Abortions; He Sends Back Condoms

James Woods (no, not that James Woods) is an openly atheist progressive candidate running for Congress in Arizona. He also has little patience for people who want to limit women’s right to choose. National Pro-Life Alliance is a conservative pro-life group which leans on politicians to enact and support policies […]

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Former Lawmaker Wants To Start New ‘Ultra-Conservative’ Political Party Led By Sarah Palin

Former Lawmaker Wants To Start New ‘Ultra-Conservative’ Political Party Led By Sarah Palin

A former California politician and now conservative activist is so far right of the current GOP that he wants to branch off into an “Ultra-Conservative” third party – and Sarah Palin is the only person he wants leading it. Steve Baldwin is not happy with Republicans as they currently look. […]

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Eric Cantor Pulls A Sarah Palin – Resigns Before Term Is Up

Eric Cantor Pulls A Sarah Palin – Resigns Before Term Is Up

Iraq War, Sarah Palin and now Eric Cantor – why can’t Republicans finish what they start?

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Louisiana Republican Literally Runs Out Of Interview To Avoid Explaining Why She’s A Birther

Louisiana Republican Literally Runs Out Of Interview To Avoid Explaining Why She’s A Birther

Journalist David Wasserman has made a career of interviewing hundreds of politicians – this is the first time one has fled his office to avoid answering one of his questions. The distinction goes to conservative Louisiana state Rep. Lenar Whitney. In a state that is known for being very conservative, […]

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Confidence In Supreme Court Lowest Since Gallup Started Tracking It

Confidence In Supreme Court Lowest Since Gallup Started Tracking It

Recently, Congress was ranked the least popular in history, now the Supreme Court joins them. Americans now view both branches with hardly any confidence – and the executive branch isn’t doing much better. It hasn’t always been this way. While Congress has always tended to be more unpopular than the […]

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This May Be The Most Honest Political Ad You’ll Ever See (VIDEO)

This May Be The Most Honest Political Ad You’ll Ever See (VIDEO)

Gil Fulbright may not be a real politician, but somehow he’s still probably the realest politician out there. In a satirical political ad, an actor portraying “Honest” Gil Fulbright gives Kentucky voters the kind of doublespeak, awkwardly staged setpieces (“a version of me that visits random worksites with paid actors, […]

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Disgusting Anti-Hillary ‘Lewinsky’ Bumper Stickers Found In GOP Office (And She’s Not Even Running Yet)

Disgusting Anti-Hillary ‘Lewinsky’ Bumper Stickers Found In GOP Office (And She’s Not Even Running Yet)

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has not announced her candidacy for president yet, but that doesn’t mean Republicans aren’t absolutely freaking out about the possibility. It’s hard to blame them, either. By nearly every poll taken, Clinton demolishes the Republican competition. In fact, according to an analysis by stats-guru […]

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GOP Senator Praises SCOTUS Decision: Birth Control Just For ‘Recreational Behavior’ Anyway

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Of all the lousy ways conservatives have been celebrating the Supreme Court’s recent decision to allow business owners to decide if their employees’ health insurance should include birth control, Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee’s victory lap on right-wing radio might be the most indefensible. While discussing the controversial decision, Lee […]

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New Book Exposes How The Koch Brothers’ Political Machine Manipulates The Media

New Book Exposes How The Koch Brothers’ Political Machine Manipulates The Media

‘I definitely got the sense that the Koch Industries folks were tracking what I was doing fairly closely.’ – Daniel Schulman, author of ‘Sons of Wichita’

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Leading GOP Senate Candidate: Creationism Should Be Taught In Public Schools (AUDIO)

Leading GOP Senate Candidate: Creationism Should Be Taught In Public Schools (AUDIO)

In the misaligned world of Senate front-runner, Rep. Steve Daines’ (R-Mont.), creationism would be taught along with evolution.

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Toronto Citizens Fear For What Rob Ford Will Do Next

Rob Ford, Toronto mayor, drug addict, and alcoholic is now allegedly being charged with domestic abuse charges among other things.
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Rob Ford, Toronto mayor, drug addict, and alcoholic is now allegedly being charged with domestic abuse charges among other things.

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Twitter IPO And Defanged STOCK Act Has House Ethics Committee Worried About Corruption

Gutting the STOCK Act means that members of Congress could buy shares in Twitter's IPO, and it could be a long time before the public knew it. Image: JoshSemans

Twitter is the latest social media platform to go public. Its IPO is slated to run $23 to $25 per share, for about 70 million shares. They expect to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. However, the Congressional Ethics Committee is nervous about it because of […]

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A Woman For President In 2016? Democrats Have A Choice Of Four

A Woman For President In 2016? Democrats Have A Choice Of Four

Not just one woman, but four, are possible Democratic candidates for president in 2016 according to the Christian Science Monitor (CSM).

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Why The Race Issue Still Heavily Influences American Politics

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We like to think of ourselves as a post-racial nation, but we’re not. Not even close. The race issue is still very much alive and affecting our politics.

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