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Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis: ‘I would be lying’ to deny aspiration for higher office

Speaking to MSNBC host Chris Hayes on Wednesday, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis (D) was directly confronted on whether or not she plans to run for governor. She replied: “You know, I would be lying if I told you I hadn’t had aspirations.” The first inklings that Democrats may be…

Zimmerman lawyer says ‘creepy a** cracker’ 7 times to claim Trayvon ‘put race in this’

Don West, a defense attorney for murder suspect George Zimmerman, on Thursday used the term “creepy ass cracker” seven times in a span of about three minutes to try to make the point that slain teen Trayvon Martin was the one who had made his own death into a racial…

Fox News host: DOMA ruling a ‘conservative victory’ because it makes gays less slutty

Fox News talk show co-host Greg Gutfeld told a panel on Wednesday’s episode of “The Five” that he believes the Supreme Court’s rulings on same sex marriage are actually “a huge conservative victory” because it will make LGBT people less promiscuous, then suggested that it’s time “gay activists” just give…

Incoming police chief shoots woman while trying to kill her dog

A woman in North Carolina says that the incoming police chief in one town did not react to provide immediate assistance after accidentally shooting her while trying to kill her allegedly aggressive dog. Investigators said that Winston-Salem Assistant Chief Barry Rountree was responding to a dangerous weapon call on Wednesday…

Rep. Elijah Cummings warns: Don’t assume Issa has evidence for what he says

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, said Wednesday that facts were not often on the side of Oversight chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA). Speaking with MSNBC host Chris Matthews, Cummings was asked if he thought Issa was going to be more transparent about investigations into the…

Democrats want you to watch Republicans talk about marriage equality

Democrats have a new strategy to use against their Republicans opponents: Just let them speak. The Democratic National Committee’s YouTube channel “DemRapidResponse” frequently uploads short campaign-style videos. Many of the videos are mash-ups of several clips about a particular topic, while other videos show Democrats speaking out about current trends.…

Gohmert: Same sex marriage ruling could be ‘the end of a great civilization’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) reacted to two Supreme Court rulings on Wednesday by suggesting that same sex marriage “is usually tried at the end of a great civilization.” In a Capitol Hill press conference, Gohmert referred to the Supreme Court justices who voted in favor of striking down the Defense…

Rand Paul wants to be an ‘illegal immigrant’ so he’ll be excluded from Obamacare

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) joked on Wednesday that he was “lobbying to become an illegal immigrant” so that he would not be eligible to participate in President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. On his Wednesday radio show, Glenn Beck warned his listeners that comprehensive immigration reform would make all…

Pelosi responds to Bachmann’s DOMA comments: ‘Who cares?’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) had a two-word response on Wednesday to Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-MN) assertion that the Supreme Court tried to “undo what a holy God has instituted” by striking down the federal same sex marriage ban: “Who cares?” In a Capitol Hill press conference following the…

California man could face a decade in jail for chalking ‘no thanks big banks’

A California man’s protest against banking excess could put him in jail for more than a decade, while apparently landing him in the middle of the ongoing feud between the mayor of San Diego and the city attorney. KFMB-TV reported on Tuesday that Jeff Olson has been charged with 13…

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