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Lori Potarf (Facebook.com)

Meth witch? Arrested Oklahoma ‘Wiccan’ claims religious right to use drugs

Lori Potarf and her companion Richard Lee Henderson were stopped on U.S. Highway 81 last Thursday for a defective tail light when officers became suspicious that the pair were inebriated.
Police officer at front door of home interrogating a woman (Shutterstock)

California cop stole DUI suspect’s racy photos from her cell phone: prosecutors

The woman claimed Harrington asked for the password to her cell phone, which she provided. Investigators said Harrington found photos of the woman in a bikini or partially nude and then forwarded six of them to his own cell phone.
Virginia Republican adviser Steve Waters (Facebook)

Top VA GOP adviser unhinged on Facebook: Gay sex leaves men in diapers, ‘pooping their pants’

When pressed for evidence on his diaper theory, Waters produced a link to a Christian website that claims homosexuality is “brimming with disease,” but does not mention anything about abused rectal muscles or diapering.

Why don’t Millennials vote? Cartoonist Matt Bors has the answer

Matt’s among the best political artists in the country and he seems to have an opinion about everything. So we wanted to know why other people his own age don’t have more interest in politics.
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Relax, Democrats: We figured out how to get Millennials to vote

By now, if you care about who controls the US Senate, you’re probably worn out watching the polls that are updated daily on many different websites. Especially if it’s the Democratic Party that you’re pulling for, whose fortunes just seem to keep on sinking.
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Bristol Palin claims family’s drunken brawl never happened, even after audio proof released

Bristol Palin responded to the release of police audio from a brawl she and her family were involved in on September 6, 2014 — not by addressing any of the material heard on the tapes directly, but by dismissing the combatants as self-promoters.
Sherri Ybarra (KTVB)

Idaho voters favor Republican plagiarist who lied about education and marital history

When questioned about her previous marriage, Ybarra said she did not recall how long she had been married or when exactly she was divorced: “My brain doesn’t operate in the past.”
Female minister uses a tablet PC to perform a gay marriage ceremony (Shutterstock)

North Carolina judge resigns in protest after Supreme Court shoots down same-sex marriage ban

Magistrate Judge Gilbert Breedlove said that “we were directed we had to perform the marriages” after the Supreme Court struck down the state’s marriage ban. “That was just something I couldn’t do.

Election Night, hour by hour: A handy guide to Democratic disaster (or miracle comeback!)

We’ve arranged all of the races by time, not by likelihood of victory, so you can get a sense of what’s going to come in when, and can keep a running tally of who’s winning the Senate at your election night party.