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Drunk teen shot and killed after friends drop him at wrong house

A teenager who was shot and killed in Sterling, Virginia over the weekend may have accidentally entered the wrong home after a night of drinking. Law enforcement officials told The Washington Post that the drunk teen had been dropped off by friends at a house just two doors down from…

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pokes fun at GOP, Wall Street during South Boston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day breakfast

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) took to the stage during South Boston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast, using the opportunity to not only give an update on the Senate race, but also to poke some light-hearted fun at her Republican rival U.S. Senator Scott Brown. “I’m the daughter of a maintenance…

RNC chair to fix GOP with ‘hackathons,’ marketing ‘year round’ — but no policy changes

The chairman of the Republican Party on Sunday explained that he had a plan to turn around his party’s recent losing streak by having less debates, earlier conventions, “hackathons” and more “marketing” — cosmetic changes that give candidates fewer chances to damage themselves without any serious policy changes. In an…

CNN grieves that guilty verdict ruined ‘promising’ lives of Steubenville rapists

CNN broke the news on Sunday of a guilty verdict in a rape case in Steubenville, Ohio by lamenting that the “promising” lives of the rapists had been ruined, but spent very little time focusing on how the 16-year-old victim would have to live with what was done to her.…

Boehner: ‘I can’t imagine’ supporting a gay son’s marriage

Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman recently reversed on his opposition to same sex marriage after his son came out as gay, but House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) says that he would never support equal marriage rights for an LGBT child. During an interview with ABC that aired on Sunday, host…

Rep. Tom Cotton: Iraq ‘was a just and noble war’

A Republican congressman who served in Iraq and Afghanistan on Sunday looked back at the Iraq war and declared that it was a “just and noble war.” During an interview on CNN, host Candy Crowley asked Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) for his views on the war 10 years after the…

Rove mocks Palin: I may be a ‘balding fat guy,’ but ‘I wouldn’t leave office midterm’

Conservative strategist Karl Rove on Sunday lashed out at former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) after she used her speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to blast his super PAC for “vetting our candidates.” Following major losses in the 2012 elections, Rove launched the Conservative Victory Project to…

CPAC attendees condemn Sen. Portman’s endorsement of marriage equality

While some people may have been eager to heap praise on Republican Sen. Rob Portman (OH) for his endorsement of marriage equality this week, many conservatives, including several attendees of the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference were not so supportive. Portman gave a press conference on Thursday of last week…

Palin takes jab at Karl Rove in CPAC speech

In her speech on Saturday at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin took jabs at the Republican establishment, gun control advocates, and President Barack Obama. She also singled out former GOP kingmaker Karl Rove, suggesting he return to Texas and run for office himself. The…

Young Turks: Religion is dying in America

Friday night on Current TV’s “The Young Turks,” host Cenk Uygur looked at new surveys of U.S. public opinion and posited that this country is following the countries of Europe in an increasing trend toward secularism. “There’s a new poll out on religion,” Uygur said, “and it is fascinating.” A…

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