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Obama Official Was Like “A Hooker Dropped Into A Prison Exercise Yard”

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=Jw6u0eNT8hg. The Republican National Committee is continuing its counterattack on President Barack Obama, releasing emails and videos to bolster Romney’s recent claims that the White House’s efforts to invest in “green energy” amounted to a form of “crony capitalism.” In one email, Steve Westly, an Obama fundraiser whose company received close to […]

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Romney’s Hidden-Video Fundraiser Host In June: Economy Is “Not Too Bad”

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=EMz1chiHwXY. youtube.com The private equity firm executive who reportedly hosted the Mitt Romney fundraiser captured on video gave an interview this summer where he praised the liquidity of the U.S. markets and said, “The economy is not great, but it’s not too bad.” Mother Jones magazine’s David Corn reported on MSNBC this […]

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Conservative Groups Use Aurora Shooting Photo In Attack Ads … Again

WASHINGTON — Two conservative groups are using a photo of President Obama visiting a Colorado hospital after the Aurora movie theater shooting in a new series of negative ads attacking Democratic Sen. Mark Udall. When the Koch-funded Americans For Prosperity used the same image in an April ad campaign, the group called it “an unfortunate […]

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Congressman: Photoshopping Mom A Brilliant Media Trick

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=R-dG0qEY3Jw. youtube.com “We came to a clever idea,” Sherman, fighting a tough, expensive Democratic primary against Rep. Howard Berman for a Los Angeles-area seat, says. “We’ll publish the same picture in two different versions and so [the press will] think they caught something and then they’ll publish … the picture…. We now […]

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Despite Talk Of Cooperation, Democrats Sharpen Political Knives

View this image › Win McNamee / Getty Images LEESBURG, Va. — Nancy Pelosi’s House Democrats are advertising their willingness to work with Republicans, but their policy positions and political activity are all pointed toward a single goal: beating the GOP in the 2014 midterms. Former President Bill Clinton outlined what appears to be their […]

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House Democrats Restart Effort To Tie Vulnerable Republicans To Ryan Budget Plan

View this image › Matt Sullivan / Reuters DANVILLE, Ky. — House Democrats revived their push to tie GOP candidates to Paul Ryan’s controversial budget plan following his flat performance in Thursday night’s debate. In identical press releases sent to media in some 60 congressional Districts across the country, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee accused […]

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Todd Akin Says He Won’t Drop Out

View this image › Christian Gooden / AP Missouri Rep. Todd Akin, the Republican Senate candidate in Missouri, said today on Mike Huckabee’s radio show that he won’t drop out of the race in the midst of a firestorm over comments he made this weekend about “legitimate rape” and pregnancy. “It’s a shame that this […]

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Democratic Senator’s Home Is Lingerie Company Headquarters

View this image › A screenshot from the Naked Undies website. Like most politicians, New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen routinely pays lip service to the plight of the small business. But unlike many of her peers, her family has put its money where its mouth is: An “intimate apparel boutique” called Naked Undies is registered […]

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Gun Control Advocates: Obama’s Proposals “Unprecedented”

View this image › President Barack Obama’ss siganture is seen on a set of executive orders that he signed prior to unveiling a series of proposals to counter gun violence. Jason Reed / Reuters Gun control advocates said Wednesday that President Barack Obama’s proposal to reduce gun violence was “unprecedented in its scope and complexity.” […]

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All I Wanted Was For Clint Eastwood's RNC Speech To Be Several Memes. Thank You, Internet!

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Clint Eastwood’s presence at the Republican National Convention was a little baffling — and even more baffling when he started talking. If you missed the speech, here it is. Please refrain from partaking of any beverages while watching, as you might just ruin your computer screen. And thus, Invisible Obama was born. Here are our […]

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Four Islamic Terrorists Who Were Self-Radicalized Online

4. “Jihad Jane” View this image › media.npr.org American Colleen LaRose, better known as “Jihad Jane” was quickly radicalized online. Apparently after attempting to kill herself during a difficult personal time, she converted to Islam. Using the internet, she reportedly made the transition from passive supporter of terrorism to an active one, and she was […]

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The Woman In Chris Christie’s Shadow

View this image › Julio Cortez / AP Barbara Buono, known more widely as the woman Democrats put forward to run against Chris Christie after Cory Booker took a pass, is asked her first question early, before the cameras go live and the set falls silent for the countdown to air. The state senator is […]

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