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Planned Parenthood president’s assessment of the fight in Texas: This is far from over

Speaking to MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell, Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Cecile Richards summed up a busy day at the Texas Capitol with a simple message: this is far from over. “Today was an extraordinary day here, Lawrence,” Richards said. “The legislature came back, of course Gov. Perry is trying…

John Fugelsang ‘congratulates’ GOP for calling Hillary Clinton too old for office

Current TV host John Fugelsang mockingly congratulated Republicans on Monday for mocking former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as being too old to run for the presidency in 2016. “Hillary Clinton will be 69 [by then], but she’ll be running against your 90-year-old Herbert Hoover economic policies,” Fugelsang said. “So…

Glenn Greenwald rips Obama on ‘Fox & Friends’ for trying to ‘intimidate’ whistleblowers

The Guardian columnist who broke the story of Edward Snowden’s National Security Agency leaks told Fox & Friends on Tuesday that President Barack Obama was pursuing the leaker to “intimidate future whistleblowers.” Glenn Greenwald explained to Fox News host Eric Bolling that more NSA leaks were coming soon and that…

LeVar Burton explains his ritual to prevent being shot by police

He’s not exactly known for bad behavior, but even the former host of the children’s show Reading Rainbow fears he will be mistreated by police because of his skin color. Actor and director LeVar Burton explained Monday on CNN that he follows a particular procedure every time he is stopped…

Watch: Wendy Davis addresses crowd outside Texas State Capitol

Thousands of pro-choice activists gathered at the Texas State Capitol on Monday to kick off the state legislature’s special session. They were joined by Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth), who received national attention last week for her 11-hour filibuster against an anti-abortion bill. At the rally, she thanked…

Alan Grayson: ‘Callous, bigoted’ Republicans put laws up for sale to the highest bidder

In a fundraising video uploaded to YouTube on Monday, Representative Alan Grayson (D-FL) attacked Republicans as “callous bigoted tools” who served only themselves and the rich. “They have no interest whatsoever in anything but personal advancement, and the means by which they advance are to sell-out, to carve the law…

Conservative pundit Dana Loesch mimics MLK speech: Don’t judge us by ‘the content of our magazines’

Appearing at a Colorado gun show and rally on Saturday supporting the recall election of gun control advocate and state Senate President John Morse (D), Republican blogger and Internet radio host Dana Loesch took the stage with a unique, weaponized cover of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have A…

Watch live: Texas special session to pass strict anti-abortion bill

After the Texas state Senate failed to pass an anti-abortion bill that would ban abortion after 20 weeks and enact strict measures on abortion clinics that are likely to close all but five clinics in the state, the Texas legislature reconvened to conduct another “emergency” session to pass the bill.…

Jury hears Zimmerman claim Trayvon said ‘you got me’ after being shot in lung

In an audio statement played in Florida court on Monday, jurors heard former neighborhood watchmen George Zimmerman tell police that slain teen Trayvon Martin said “you got me” after a bullet pierced his lung and heart. Sanford Police Officer Doris Singleton testified that Zimmerman had provided her with the audio…

Warren asks why Sallie Mae is ripping off taxpayers to screw over students

As the deadline for student loan rates to double steadily approached last week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was on the warpath against the nation’s largest student lender, doggedly pursuing information that would explain why Sallie Mae took cheap, taxpayer-backed loans from a federal bank and used it to fund extremely…

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