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News outlets to fight Romney campaign over food, travel expenses

While the election ended over a month ago, relations between news outlets and the Romney campaign may become even more fraught in the near future. Multiple organizations are preparing to file an official complaint regarding large charges billed to them by the campaign for meals and other events, reported BuzzFeed.…

Fox News host: ‘Angry, old, white men’ made Rice the ‘minimum price’ for Benghazi

Fox News host Geraldo Rivera on Friday said that “angry, old, white men” like Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) demanded Susan Rice give up any ambition to be secretary of state as a “minimum price” for the September attacks in Benghazi. Speaking to the hosts of Fox…

Gunman wearing Romney mask robs Virginia bank

A man carrying a long gun and wearing what appeared to be a Mitt Romney mask robbed a bank in Sterling, Virginia on Thursday. WRC-TV’s Pat Collins reported that the robbery “was not a grab-and-go type of operation” because the suspect went to all five tellers demanding money before he…

Norquist: Obama might ‘blow up small countries’ for fun

Anti-tax lobbyist Grover Norquist says that President Barack Obama will have to “blow up small countries” because Republicans will not let him have “any fun at all” spending taxpayers’ money. “Obama will be on a very short leash, fiscally speaking, over the next four years,” Norquist told C-SPAN on Thursday.…

McConnell suggests Obama ‘manufactured’ poll to make him ‘most unpopular’ senator

A recent fundraising email from Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign suggested that President Barack Obama ordered the firm Public Policy Polling (PPP) to “manufacture” a survey that said the Kentucky Republican was the “most unpopular Senator in the country.” A poll released by the left-leaning firm on Tuesday indicated…

Obama’s pollster: Republicans have a tolerance problem

Obama's pollster: Republicans have a tolerance problem Much has been made of GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s catastrophic performance last month among Latino voters – just 27 percent to President Obama’s 71 percent. Now at 10 percent of the American electorate, Latinos are the nation’s fastest-growing minority. Suddenly, Republicans are……

Scarborough on talk radio ‘bullies’: Republicans should ‘punch them in the face’

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough is calling on Republicans to push back against talk radio “bullies” like Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh by punching them “in the face.” The conservative host on Monday noted that some on the “far right” had realized that “our stupidity was not rewarded on election day…

Dick Armey blames Republican leaders for allowing candidates to say ‘dumb things’

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-TX) says that some tea party candidates lost in 2012 because leaders of the Republican Party did not stop them from saying “dumb things.” Armey, who recently agreed to step down as the head of FreedomWorks for an $8 million payout, on Monday suggested…

Rep. Blackburn: Republicans ‘are the party of big ideas’

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) on Sunday insisted that Republicans opposed raising taxes on the wealthy and supported cutting earned benefits like Social Security and Medicare because they were “the party of big ideas.” “Inside the [Republican] caucus, what people are looking at is how do we solve the system-wide problem,”…

Sen. Corker: Debt ceiling is Republican ‘leverage’ to cut ‘entitlements’

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) says that his party should agree to raise taxes on the wealthy before January because Republicans can force cuts to earned benefits like Medicare and Social Security next year by holding the debt ceiling hostage. “I do think it’s time for the president — he knows…

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