U.S. Politics

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Biden gets free pass over Jewish Slur

Remember when the media freaked out for three days over Sarah Palin’s completely legitimate use of the term “blood libel”? Nearly every major media outlet took a dive deep on this critical outrage. Millions of Americans learned more about how Jews in the Middle Ages were sometimes falsely accused of kidnapping and murdering Christian children so they could use the blood for ritualistic baking. But more importantly: What did Palin mean? [...]

SC Democrat Congressman recommends ‘Sexting’ to GOTV

South Carolina Democrat Congressman, James Clyburn, recommended  “sexting” as a way to get out the vote in the 2014 midterm election.  I am wondering if Clyburn is getting his campaign advice from former congressman Anthony Wiener. Clyburn seemed to confuse basic “texting” with “sexting” — which involves sending sexual messages or photos — during a Labor Day weekend appearance on C-SPAN to promote his new memoir. Clyburn, 74, told an [...]

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Bill Maher says he may vote Republican for POTUS in 2016

Bill Maher made a hefty donation to bolster President Obama’s re-election bid in 2012, but the liberal comedian says he’s open to going the other way the next time around. And there’s one Republican in particular who intrigues him. “Rand Paul is an interesting candidate to me. Rand Paul could possibly get my vote,” Maher told The Hill. Maher has never hidden his affinity for the Paul clan. He told [...]

Georgia launches voter registration fraud investigation

Channel 2 Action News has learned Georgia’s secretary of state is investigating allegations of forged voter registration applications and demanding records from a voter registration group with ties to one of the state’s highest ranking Democrats. A subpoena was sent to the New Georgia Project and its parent organization Third Sector Development on Tuesday. The organization is a project of the nonprofit organization Third Sector Development, which was founded and [...]

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Former White House Press Secretary Carney Joins CNN

Jay Carney, who stepped down as White House press secretary in June, is stepping back into the political fray as a commentator for CNN. Carney will make his first appearance on the news network Wednesday night during CNN’s coverage of President Barack Obama’s prime time address about the extremist group ISIS. “I’m thrilled to be joining CNN at a time when there is so much happening in the nation and [...]