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Obama calls Fox News reporter ‘the spokesperson for Mitt Romney’

President Barack Obama called out Fox News’ Chief White House Correspondent Ed Henry Thursday as a “spokesperson for Mitt Romney.” During a joint news conference with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, the president allowed Henry to asked the first question. “President Obama, I wanted to get your first reaction to…

Santorum heckler at GOP debate outraged over booing of gay soldier

The mystery of who heckled candidates at Tuesday night’s The Washington Post/Bloomberg Republican presidential debate has been solved. Andrew Vera of Hanover, New Hampshire told ConcordPatch that he raised his voice after Rick Santorum, who vehemently opposes same sex marriage, blamed the faltering U.S. economy on “the breakdown of the…

McCain faults Obama over Iran assassination plot

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said Thursday that President Barack Obama could have prevented Iran’s “inept” plot to kill the Saudi ambassador to the United States. “The thing that’s surprising about it is how ridiculously inept [the plot] was,” the former Republican presidential nominee told CBS’ Eric Hill. “I think the…

‘Occupy Tucson’ organizer gives advice on how to start new chapters

In an interview with Current TV’s liberal news host Keith Olbermann on Wednesday night, “Occupy Tucson” organizer Craig Barber gave viewers a few tips on how they can start new chapters of the protest movement in their own towns and cities. Namely, he hit on a political meme that runs…

Keith Olbermann calls Florida Republican lawmaker an ‘a$$hole’

Current TV host Keith Olbermann called Florida state Rep. Brad Drake (R) an “asshole” on Wednesday for introducing legislation to replace lethal injection as a execution method with electrocution or a firing squad. Drake said he got the idea for the bill after talking to someone at a Waffle House.…

Maddow: Republicans too busy with abortion to create jobs

After Senate Republicans blocked Barack Obama’s jobs bill Tuesday, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow accused GOP lawmakers Wednesday night of prioritizing their campaign to limit abortion access over job creation. Despite the fact that the majority of Americans are concerned about employment, she said Republicans were “laser focused” on abortion. Watch…

Parody: Obama’s approval rating soars after slugging banker in the face

Barack Obama’s popularity sky-rocketed after he punched a Wall Street banker in the face. The Onion News Network reported the unprovoked attack on the investment banker gave the president instant credibility among voters. Watch below: President’s Approval Rating Soars After Punching Wall Street Banker in Face…

Parody: Billionaires tell protesters to buy their own government

The 0.001 percent made their way down to the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” demonstration in lower Manhattan to let the protesters know that they had “bought this democracy fair and square.” One billionaire told Laura Flanders of GRITtv that if the protesters didn’t like it, they should buy their own…

Obama general counsel: Citizens United ruling a radical departure from law

Robert Bauer, general counsel for Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, said Monday that the anti-election reform movement had picked up speed since the enactment of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform law in 2002. “I’m very troubled that there is an extremism in the opposition to reform, a sort of reckless and…

‘Occupy Chicago’ crashes Mortgage Bankers Association party

On Tuesday night, a party for Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) members was greeted by “Occupy Chicago” protesters, who chanted “banks got bailed out, we got sold out.” The party was hosted by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange at Union Station. The protesters gathered at the one of the entrances of the…

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