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Killed former SEAL used in stump speech thought Romney was ‘pathetic’: friend

The friend of a former Navy SEAL who was recently killed during attacks in Libya says that his friend “would definitely not approve” of Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney invoking his name to score political points. Over the past week, Romney has been recalling a chance meeting with former Navy…

Clinton mocks Romney: ‘Old moderate Mitt’ is back!

Former President Bill Clinton literally jumped up and down on Tuesday while jabbing Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney for appearing to move to the center after months of campaigning as a “severe conservative.” During a campaign appearance for President Barack Obama in Las Vegas, Clinton noted that he had a…

Ohio GOP senatorial candidate repeatedly ducks auto bailout question

The Republican aiming to unseat Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) repeatedly dodged a newspaper editorial board’s questions regarding the federal bailout of the auto industry, according to video released Tuesday. The Youngstown Vindicator reported that state Treasurer Josh Mandel (R) got into the contentious exchange when the board asked him…

Soledad O’Brien presses Romney surrogate who voted to cut embassy funding but blames Obama for attacks

CNN host Soledad O’Brien on Wednesday challenged a Romney surrogate who is blaming President Barack Obama’s administration for the attacks in Libya even though he pressured the State Department to reduce security personnel when he voted to cut embassy funding. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has spent the week appearing on…

Sen. Sanders ‘surprised’ if Biden doesn’t ‘decimate’ Ryan in debate

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) thinks Vice President Joe Biden will be able to dominate the debate on Thursday because of Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) controversial budget plan. “These are devastating cuts [to Medicare and Medicaid,]” he told Current TV host Eliot Spitzer. “What kind of moral outlook throws children, poor…

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer presses Romney to explain ’47 percent’ comments

On Tuesday night, CNN host Wolf Blitzer questioned Mitt Romney about controversial statements the Republican presidential nominee made at a fundraiser earlier this year. Blitzer asked Romney why he described “47 percent” of Americans as government-dependent “victims” who paid no income taxes and were therefore going to vote for President…

Santelli goes berserk when asked to defend jobs report conspiracy theory

CNBC on-air editor Rick Santelli, who is credited with helping to launch the tea party movement, flew into a rage on Tuesday after he was asked to defend his apparent suggestion that the most recent jobs report had been doctored to help President Barack Obama get re-elected. Former GE CEO…

Romney adviser to LGBT conservatives: Some decisions ‘are going to offend you’

A senior adviser to Mitt Romney on Monday assured a group of LGBT conservatives that the Republican presidential nominee would be successful at winning the White House in November. Speaking at GOProud’s “Unity” event, Bay Buchanan avoided any mention of LGBT issues but warned the audience that some of Romney’s…

Australian PM’s epic speech calls out opposition leader for ‘misogyny and sexism’

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard fearlessly scolded Opposition Leader Tony Abbott on Tuesday as he sat just six feet away over his record of “misogynistic and sexist” attacks on her. Though Abbott pushed to have House Speaker Peter Slipper resign…

Breitbart movie’s director blames Congressional Black Caucus for ‘R’ rating

The director of a film promoting the late conservative media provocateur Andrew Breitbart said that his movie’s anticipated release date has been pushed back after the Motion Picture Association of America gave it an “R” rating for vulgar language. Oddly enough, he’s blaming the Congressional Black Caucus. The film was…

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