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Romney fails to mention inspiring ‘truck driver’ is billionaire super PAC donor

Mitt Romney says he’s been encouraged by all of the regular Americans who have pulled themselves up by their bootstraps that he has met while traveling across the country stumping to be the next president of the United States. On Tuesday, the presumptive Republican nominee told supporters in Salem, Virginia…

Arizona immigration author: 9/11 attacks ‘apparently okay to the left’

Former Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce (R) is bitterly upset about the Supreme Court striking down most of the law he authored, and he’s not afraid to show it on live television. Attempting to justify the one part of the law the Supreme Court deferred judgement on — a provision…

John Fugelsang to Mary Cheney: Did Mitt Romney send you a gay wedding present?

Monday, actor John Fugelsang stood in for former NY Attorney General Eliot Spitzer on Spitzer’s Current TV program “Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer” and had a few things to say about LGBT marriage, Republicans in general and Mitt Romney in particular. Fugelsang began by congratulating Mary Cheney and her partner Heather…

Norquist quits interview when asked about his Fannie Mae lobbying

During a recent interview, anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist struggled to explain his ties to a pharmaceutical trade group and then “took off” when he was asked about his history lobbying for home loan-backer Fannie Mae, an organization that he now criticizes. The Republic Report’s Zaid Jilani and Lee Fang caught…

TSA agent spills grandfather’s ashes in confrontation with passenger

A TSA worker at an airport in Florida violated the agency’s policy when she opened a container containing the ashes of a passenger’s grandfather and spilled them on the terminal floor, according to Indianapolis, Indiana’s ABC affiliate station, WRTV Channel 6. John Gross of Indianapolis was visiting relatives in Florida…

Chris Matthews: Today’s Supreme Court wouldn’t back desegregation

MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Monday took a look at landmark Supreme Court decisions in the last 60 years and came to the conclusion that the current conservative court would not have backed a woman’s right to choose, removed prayer from public schools or supported desegregation. “Does anyone wonder like…

Perino: Non-whites have ‘all the advantages’ at universities

Fox News co-host Dana Perino on Monday suggested that non-whites have “all the advantages” at universities and dismissed a campaign to promote racial justice in Minnesota. Earlier this year, the Un-Fair Campaign attempted to address white privilege and racism in Duluth by promoting their message on billboards, social networks and…

Noam Chomsky tells Julian Assange: Humanity ‘like lemmings going over the cliff’

Despite being shut inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London while his appeal for diplomatic immunity is considered, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has published another episode of his show for Russia Today, featuring interviews with two of the world’s foremost revolutionary thinkiers: Noam Chomsky and Tariq Ali. At the conclusion of…

Maddow: Being against cancer in the GOP ‘is a scandal now’

On her show Monday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow called out South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley for vetoing a bill that would have allowed free HPV vaccinations for girls. The bill was intended to prevent the spread of the cancer-causing sexually transmitted disease. “Being against cancer in the Repubican Party…

Montana governor calls for amendment to overturn Citizens United

After the Supreme Court struck down a century-old Montana law limiting corporate campaign spending, Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D) and Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger (R) called on Congress to overturn the court’s controversial Citizens United decision. “Republicans and Democrats don’t always agree on policy matters, but there is one thing…

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