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Scalia on ruling in Bush v. Gore: ‘Get over it’

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Wednesday that the 5-4 decision that delivered the Presidency of the United States to George W. Bush in 2000 was the most controversial ruling of his career at the nation’s top court. “I guess the one that created the most waves of disagreement was…

Sen. Rubio: We are ‘obligated’ to shame Village Voice Media

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Wednesday blasted Village Voice Media, the owner various alternative publications, for not closing down the adult entertainment section of its classifieds website. “One of the strategies we’ve discussed today is naming and shaming,” he said at a Senate Foreign Relations hearing on human trafficking. “There…

Romney: Monster is ‘not a term I would use’ to describe Obama

Mitt Romney doesn’t deny that Barack Obama is a “monster,” but he says it’s “not a term I would use” to describe the president. During an event in Bowling Green, Ohio on Wednesday, a woman told the presumptive Republican presidential nominee that it was President Obama’s fault that her son…

Santorum calls Obama a ‘two-bit dictator’ over new welfare rules

Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says President Barack Obama is “like a two-bit dictator” for allowing states to try new approaches to make welfare more effective. During an interview with ABC’s Jonathan Karl, Santorum blasted Obama for a Department of Health and Human Services policy directive that allowed states…

McCain blasts Bachmann for ‘specious’ anti-Muslim attacks on Huma Abedin

Arizona Sen. John McCain took to the Senate floor on Wednesday to call out a fellow Republican lawmaker for “specious and degrading attacks” which allege that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff had infiltrated the U.S. government on behalf of radical Islamists in the Muslim Brotherhood. Last…

Trenton mayor denies wrongdoing after FBI raid

The Trenton Times is reporting that federal authorities raided the homes of Trenton, N.J. mayor Tony Mack, his brother and a convicted child molester who donated thousands of dollars to Mack’s campaign. “We have not violated the public trust in any way,” Mack told reporters before leaving his home at…

Cavuto: U.S. should drill more in response to historic heat wave

Fox Business host Neil Cavuto on Tuesday used the nation’s historic heat wave as excuse to call for more drilling for carbon-based fuels like oil and natural gas. “There’s nothing like a heat wave to burn my energy butt,” the Fox Business host ranted during his Tuesday show. “This country…

Bush recalls ‘awesome’ presidency: ‘I was famous and powerful’

In a recent interview, George W. Bush fondly recalled his eight-year presidency as “awesome,” but said he wasn’t eager to get back into public life. “I really don’t want to be in the public eye anymore,” the former president told the Hoover Institute’s Peter Robinson in an interview posted to…

Maddow takes down Limbaugh’s Bane/Bain conspiracy theory

On Tuesday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow delved into Rush Limbaugh’s latest flight of fancy, the supposed connection between Tom Hardy’s character in the new Batman film, “The Dark Knight Rises,” a villain named Bane, and Bain Capital, the venture capitalist group founded by former…

Colbert: Nevada Republicans afraid of ‘none of the above’

Nevada Republicans are scared of “None of the Above,” Stephen Colbert said Tuesday on “The Colbert Report,” and that’s why they have filed a federal lawsuit to remove that option from their state’s ballots before the presidential election. The move is important, Colbert said, because of the undecided voters in…

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