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McCain: Fox News chief ‘deserves credit’ if Benghazi gets full investigation

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Monday thanked Fox News for relentlessly covering the attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya. “My question is, is why is it eight months later that finally now it seems that the ‘mainstream media’ is taking an interest in what many of us have…

Minnesota to become 12th state to legalize same-sex marriages

Minnesota is poised to become the 12th state to legalize marriage for same-sex couples. The state’s Senate on Monday voted 37-30 to legalize same-sex marriage. The state’s House approved the legislation last week and Gov. Mark Dayton (D) has vowed to sign the bill into law. “After last week’s strong…

Tea party ‘leader’ Dick Armey confuses Benghazi with Bangladesh

On the same day that a poll found that many Republicans did not know where Benghazi was even though they considered last year’s terrorist attack there to be the biggest scandal in American history, tea party leader Dick Armey confused the city with the country of Bangladesh. Fox News on…

Beck calls for impeachment: IRS ‘tyranny’ persecutes tea party like The Inquisition

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Monday responded to the news that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had targeted tea party groups for additional scrutiny by comparing the scandal to The Inquisition and insisting that the United States was living under “tyranny” if Congress did not launch impeachment hearings immediately.…

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…

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