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Watch live: Minnesota Senate debates marriage equality ahead of crucial vote

The Minnesota state Senate will begin debating same sex marriage at 1 p.m. EST, ahead of the final vote required for its passage. The House has already approved the bill, with a vote of 72-59 last Thursday. Gov. Mark Dayton (D) has promised to sign it into law if the…

Obama: Republicans ‘dishonor’ Benghazi victims with ‘political circus’

President Barack Obama on Monday expressed frustration that Republican lawmakers had doubled down on what he indicated was a witch hunt to smear current and former members of his administration over terrorist attacks in Benghazi last year. At a press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, the president said…

Gingrich: Obama ‘will not profile terrorists but profile patriots’

Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Monday tied a scandal where the Internal Revenue Service targeted tea party groups to President Barack Obama’s health care reform law and last September’s attacks in Benghazi. In an interview on MSNBC, host Joe Scarborough asked the former House Speaker what the president…

Benghazi report author defends Clinton despite ‘grossly inadequate’ security before attack

The 42-year veteran of the U.S. State Department who wrote a report chiding it for “grossly inadequate” security measures at the consulate building in Benghazi, Libya leading up to a September 2012 attack defended former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton on Sunday from repeated Republican criticism. Ambassador Thomas Pickering told…

First-ever music video filmed in space is David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’

In an amazing video published Sunday by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, he bids farewell to the International Space Station (ISS) with the most epic cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” perhaps ever, in footage that will go down as the first music video filmed in space. The ISS commander has…

Kucinich defends tea party groups on ‘Fox News Sunday’

After years spent as one of the nation’s most ardently liberal members of Congress, former Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) became a paid Fox News contributor at the start of this year, and on Sunday his new role cast him as a defender of the tea party, accusing the Internal Revenue…

Allen West: IRS targeting of tea party is part of auto bailout conspiracy

Former Congressman Allen West on Sunday (R-FL) said that an admission by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that it had improperly scrutinized tea party groups was part of a wider conspiracy that included President Barack Obama’s administration forcing Republican-owned car dealerships to be shut down during the auto bailout in…

Gates: Benghazi-obsessed Republicans have ‘cartoonish’ view of military capability

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates told CBS News that Republican lawmakers who are blasting President Barack Obama’s administration for failing to take military action during last September’s surprise attacks in Benghazi have a “cartoonish” view of the military. “I listened to the testimony of [Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta]…

George Will floats impeachment after IRS targets tea party groups

Conservative columnist George Will on Sunday suggested that President Barack Obama could be impeached after it was revealed that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeted tea party groups. The Associated Press learned last week that the IRS had apologized for what it was an “inappropriate” investigation into whether tea party…

Kristol shreds Karl Rove’s super PAC over anti-Hillary Benghazi attack ad

Conservative Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol is lashing out at Karl Rove and his American Crossroads super PAC for using last year’s attacks in Benghazi to attack former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ahead of the 2016 presidential race. During a Fox News panel segment on Sunday, Kristol complained that…

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