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Lou Dobbs: Christie ‘literally slobbered over’ Obama

Fox Business host Lou Dobbs says Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie knew exactly what he was doing when he “literally slobbered over” President Barack Obama in appreciation for the federal response to Hurricane Sandy. Fox News host Megyn Kelly told Dobbs on Tuesday that Christie had put himself in…

OH Sen. Turner: Husted is ‘the secretary of suppression’

Sen. Nina Turner (D-OH) excoriated Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted in an interview Monday, accusing him of “arrogance” over his role in cutting voting opportunities for the state and calling him the “secretary of suppression.” “Let us not forget that he is the secretary of state in this state…

Bachmann doubles down on anti-Muslim accusations in debate

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MI) said she stood by five letters alleging that Muslim extremists had infiltrated the U.S. government in a debate Sunday against Democratic challenger Jim Graves. “I certainly do stand by those letters, because what we know is that terrorism continues to remain a very real threat in…

Heckler with aborted fetuses sign dragged from Obama event

A man holding an upside sign that appeared to depict aborted fetuses was forcibly removed from an event where Barack Obama was speaking on Sunday night. Soon after the president began his speech at the University of Cincinnati’s Fifth Third Arena, the man began shouting from the balcony while holding…

Scarborough repeatedly shouts ‘Benghazi!’ to block voter suppression talk

Conservative MSNBC host Joe Scarborough on Monday attempted to shut down any talk of voter suppression by shouting “Benghazi! Benghazi! Benghazi!” over and over again to change the subject to the September attacks on Americans in Libya, a topic that Republicans believe hurts President Barack Obama. During a discussion about…

GOP strategist: Voter fraud part of Republican ‘mythology’

Republican strategist Steve Schmidt admitted Monday that allegations of voter fraud have been invented by his party. While both the GOP and the Democratic party want to maximize the ranks of eligible voters, said Schmidt, who helped coordinate Rep. John McCain’s (R-AZ) failed bid for the presidency four years ago,…

Republican candidate’s robocalls tell Ariz. Democrats wrong polling place

More than a half dozen Democrats in Scottsdale, Arizona have come forward to say that they received automated telephone calls — or robocalls — from Rep. Jeff Flake’s (R-AZ) Senate campaign that told them to vote in the wrong place. “It was totally wrong,” lifelong Democrat Mary Crecco told KPNX.…

99-year-old Florida woman casts first-ever ballot for Obama

After living through women’s suffrage, Jim Crow and dozens of presidencies, a 99-year-old Florida woman cast her first-ever ballot last week, and she voted for President Barack Obama. “I said I’m going to vote if the Lord spares my life this time,” Rosie Lewis told NBC affiliate WBBH-TV in Fort…

Superstorm recovery poses challenges for New Jersey voting

With 300 polling places around the state of New Jersey shut down by superstorm Sandy, residents found themselves balancing their civic obligations with day-to-day survival, Mother Jones reported Monday. “We really don’t care about the election right now,” one storm victim said. “It’s the furthest thing from our mind. We…

Kilmeade: ‘The best thing’ poll watchers can do is ‘intimidate people’

Fox News host Brian Kilmeade on Monday suggested that the “best thing” that the presidential campaigns could do would be to send poll watchers to “intimidate people into playing it straight.” Appearing on Fox & Friends on the Monday before election day, Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano explained…

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