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GOP Blocks Elizabeth Warren’s Student Debt Refinancing Bill (VIDEO)

GOP Blocks Elizabeth Warren’s Student Debt Refinancing Bill (VIDEO)

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to make it easier for people with student loan debt to refinance their loans was blocked by Senate Republicans Tuesday.

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Republican Senate Candidate Thinks Big Government Is Persecuting Christians (VIDEO)

Ben Sasse. (Photo courtesy of topnews.com.)

The U.S. is a Christian nation under siege by Big Government according to this guy.

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The One Video Everyone Needs To Remember On Memorial Day (VIDEO)

The One Video Everyone Needs To Remember On Memorial Day (VIDEO)

“If you think it is too expensive to take care of veterans, don’t send them to war.” — Senator Bernie Sanders

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Dumb And Dumber: Alaska Republican Brags He’s The Least Educated Candidate

Marian Kemensky, Slovakia

Tea party-affiliated Senate candidate Joe Miller seems to be on a quest to prove that he is the least educated member of congress.

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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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Mitch McConnell Is Proven To Be A Massive Hypocrite- Raising 80% Of Campaign Funds Out Of State

Mitch McConnell Is Proven To Be A Massive Hypocrite- Raising 80% Of Campaign Funds Out Of State

The reality of the situation is that McConnell’s own fundraising has been mostly out of state and from Wall Street.

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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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