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WATCH: Nate Silver Has Bad News For Democrats

WATCH: Nate Silver Has Bad News For Democrats

Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com released Senate predictions that Democrats are likely to dislike and Republicans will love.

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Underdog GOP Candidate Sings And Speaks In Tongues On Self-Posted Video (VIDEO)

Underdog GOP Candidate Sings And Speaks In Tongues On Self-Posted Video (VIDEO)

Singing and speaking in tongues to save ‘Suzie’ in a steam bath apparently comprises the entire campaign for this GOP candidate for Senator from Alaska.

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Conservative Politician Writes Resignation In Klingon

Photo of person dressed as Klingon in parade by Bruno Giri, cc 2006, Flickr.

David Waddell, a conservative politician from North Carolina turned in a resignation letter written in Klingon, plans to focus on his U.S. senate campaign.

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The 10 Dumbest Public Figures In 2013

A list of people who were just too stupid this year. Some you may guess, some might surprise you but all are worthy of being Dumbest Person of 2013.

2013 was a very stupid year. This past year has been rich with the stupid. From crazy right-wing preachers whining about how “Christians” are being persecuted to dumb politicians who just can’t STFU, we have a stellar list of people who made America’s collective IQ take a dip in 2013. […]

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Elizabeth Warren Proposes A New Bill Aimed At Eliminating Credit History As a Metric For Employment

Photo by Tim Pierce

Elizabeth Warren has just introduced a bill in the Senate which would bar prospective employers from checking and denying employment based on credit scores.

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Eric Cantor Gives Cold Shoulder To Immigration Reform Kids

Eric Cantor Gives Cold Shoulder To Immigration Reform Kids

These kids tried to get Eric Cantor to listen to their pleas for immigration reform. They were brushed off and threatened with arrest by Ebenezer Cantor.

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Is The Change To The Senate Filibuster Rule A Good Thing?

John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune

Senate Democrats voted to change the rules so the GOP can no longer abuse filibusters to block Obama’s appointments. Now, the future looks really scary.

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Senate Democrats Grow A Pair, Vote ‘Nuclear Option’ On Filibuster Reform

Harry Reid warned the GOP that he'd use the 'nuclear option' if they kept abusing filibusters to block Obama's appointments. Now, he finally did it. Photo of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) from Wikipedia. Photo of nuclear explosion from Wallpapers Lot. Collage by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

Harry Reid warned the GOP that he’d use the ‘nuclear option’ if they kept abusing filibusters to block Obama’s appointments. Now, he finally did it.

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History Is Made As Senate Passes ENDA

History Is Made As Senate Passes ENDA

The United States Senate makes LGBT rights history as it passes ENDA with a 64-32 bipartisan margin, taking workplace equality a step further.

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GOP House Rules Committee Chair Admits To Using Rules Committee For GOP Election Campaign

GOP House Rules Committee Chair Admits To Using Rules Committee For GOP Election Campaign

GOP rep, Chairman of House Rules Committee Pete Sessions, admits to using his office for “political messaging” not governing. Demand an Ethics investigation.

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‘Houston Chronicle’ Appears To Regret Endorsing Ted Cruz, Longs For Days Of Kay Bailey Hutchison

‘Houston Chronicle’ Appears To Regret Endorsing Ted Cruz, Longs For Days Of Kay Bailey Hutchison

In 2012, the Houston Chronicle endorsed Ted Cruz for the U.S. Senate. Now the editors wish they could go back to the good old days of Kay Bailey Hutchison.

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Republican Primary Challenges From Tea Party Have GOP Running Scared

Photo of Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) from Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Huelskamp

The truth comes out. It’s not about what’s best for the country. It’s about Republican primary challenges from the Tea Party, and holding onto seats.

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Boehner Would Rather Hold Debt Ceiling Hostage Than ‘Surrender’ To Obama

Boehner Would Rather Hold Debt Ceiling Hostage Than ‘Surrender’ To Obama

As we slog through the ninth day of shutdown, we are apparently still no closer to a deal to reopen the government than we were on Sept. 30. But the shutdown isn’t the only problem we have now. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is at a point where, to him, […]

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Obama’s Choice To Head The Federal Reserve Is Historic For Women And A Win For The Economy

The nomination of Janet Yellen as head of the Federal Reserve is a win for women and for the economy. No woman has ever headed a nation's central bank. Photo of Janet Yellen from Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janet_Yellen

The nomination of Janet Yellen as head of the Federal Reserve is a win for women and for the economy. No woman has ever headed a nation’s central bank.

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Government Shutdown Poll Shows Majority Of Americans Would Blame Republicans

Republican Budget by Bob Englehart, via www.cagle.com.

Republicans are putting the entire economy at risk by not passing the budget bill passed by the senate, and risking a government shutdown.

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Sen. Cruz Speaks To Empty Senate In Faux-libuster

Sen. Cruz Speaks To Empty Senate In Faux-libuster

Sen. Cruz held a fake filibuster that delayed nothing, stopped nothing and was prearranged. Basically, it was as phony as he is.

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Ted Cruz Would Shut Down The Military Before He Would Allow Funding For Obamacare (VIDEO)

Ted Cruz Would Shut Down The Military Before He Would Allow Funding For Obamacare (VIDEO)

It’s Ted Cruz and his ilk, who would rather shut down the government than try and work out a compromise, who are abusing their positions.

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New Study Proves The Senate Is Only Responsive To The Wealthy

New Study Proves The Senate Is Only Responsive To The Wealthy

A new study found in next month’s Political Science Quarterly finds that the U.S. Senate is responsive to only America’s wealthy.

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GOP Losing Control As Mitch McConnell Fights Right And Left For His Senate Seat (VIDEO)

Photo from the Huffington Post.

Suddenly faced with challenges from the left and from the right, the once powerful ‘Chicken’ Mitch McConnell’s stance on his pedestal looks awfully shaky.

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Bye-Bye Mitch McConnell, Democratic Rival Ahead In Polls 1 Day After Launching Campaign

Photo from Think Progress.

Kentucky wants to get rid of Mitch McConnell, the least popular senator in the country, and they want it pretty badly.

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