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Trump’s ‘bombshell’ Obama disclosure turns out to be literally nothing

When Donald Trump teased Fox News viewers with a “gigantic” bombshell of a disclosure about President Barack Obama that could potentially alter the course of the election, the media was expecting at least something. Anything, really. And on Wednesday, they got absolutely, literally nothing at all. Speculation about Trump’s “bombshell”…

Jay Smooth: Romney ‘an aurora borealis of elitist douchebaggery’

In this video, by American Bridge & the Jewish Committee for Education & Research, hip hop activist and cultural critic Jay Smooth dissects the elitist rhetoric of Republican candidate for president former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA). The clip began with Romney’s surreptitiously recorded remarks from a fundraiser in May where…

‘Ten Commandments’ Judge Roy Moore: God punishing the U.S. over marriage equality and abortion

The man who is likely to be Alabama’s next chief justice is warning that God will continue to punish America until same sex marriage and abortion are outlawed. Speaking to around 100 anti-abortion supporters at the Stand Up for Religious Freedom rally on Saturday, former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice…

Non-major party candidates mostly agree to legalize marijuana

The four third-party presidential candidates who gathered in Chicago for a debate Tuesday did find some common ground on some topics, including the legalization of marijuana. Three of the four candidates — Justice Party nominee Rocky Anderson, Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson and Dr. Jill Stein from the Green Party…

Maddow: Romney not even trying on foreign policy

Tuesday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow expressed her growing dismay at former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA)’s apparent lack of knowledge on foreign policy matters, and his apparent lack of concern about learning anything more. She kicked off the segment with a story about a fundraising trip…

Arizona’s Maricopa County tells Spanish-speaking voters to vote two days late

At least two official documents created by the Maricopa County Recorder’s Office misinformed Spanish-speaking voters in Arizona of the wrong election day and activists worry that the error could suppress Latino voter turnout on Nov. 6. ABC’s Phoenix affiliate reported last week that a document distributed with voter IDs told…

Dan Rather: Romney campaign ‘gambling’ with policy changes

Veteran newsman Dan Rather said Tuesday that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was “gambling” by shifting his proposed policies to better reflect public opinion. “The Romney camp has obviously made the gamble that, look, we can change where we stand,” he told MSNBC host Rachel Maddow. “We can make significant…

Barney Frank hammers LGBT Republican group for endorsing Romney

In a “Mitt Gets Worse” video released Tuesday, Democratic Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts blasted the Log Cabin Republicans for endorsing Republican candidate Mitt Romney for president. “It makes no sense to argue, as some in Log Cabin do, that they will be advancing LGBT rights by voting or supporting…

Fox News host: ‘Bayonets’ zinger means Obama has ‘gone native’

Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Tueday said that President Barack Obama may have “gone native” when he mocked Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney by pointing out that the U.S. military no longer used as many “horses and bayonets.” During the third 2012 presidential debate, Romney had criticized Obama because…

MSNBC host shuts down Romney surrogate: ‘I fact checked the apology tour… it didn’t happen’

Former Sen. Jim Talent (R-MO), an adviser to Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, was forced to modify his talking points on Tuesday after MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell said she had fact checked the claim that President Barack Obama went on an “apology tour” and determined “it just didn’t happen.” Mitchell…

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