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Maddow reveals ‘chilling’ WikiLeaks cable written by killed ambassador to Libya

On her show Thursday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow explained that the attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya appeared to be the work of an organized jihadist group rather than the act of an angry mob. She noted that Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, who was killed along with three…

Barney Frank slams ‘intellectually dishonest’ Log Cabin Republicans

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) on Thursday night continued his altercation with America’s largest gay and lesbian Republican organization, accusing the Log Cabin Republicans of being intellectually dishonest. “This year in particular, we have an extraordinary gap between the two parties,” he said on Current TV. “You have this completely anti-LGBT…

Rep. Lee: Beyond shameful that 16 million children are living in poverty

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), co-chair of the Congressional Out of Poverty Caucus, on Thursday called for Congress to declare a “war on poverty.” “It is beyond shameful that over 45 million Americans, including over 16 million children, are living in poverty in the wealthiest nation in the world,” she said…

Constitutional lawyer blasts opponents of Citizens United ruling

Jones Day partner Michael Carvin, a conservative constitutional lawyer, blasted opponents of the controversial Citizens United ruling at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday. “I know this has provoked a lot of rhetorical excess and severe criticism, which I must say I find quite puzzling because all Citizens United…

Romney heckled in Virginia for ‘politicizing’ U.S. ambassador’s death

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Thursday was confronted by an angry heckler who accused him of “politicizing” the death of the top U.S. diplomat in Libya to gain an advantage over President Barack Obama. On Tuesday, U.S. ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and at least three members of his…

Todd Akin on Libya: Obama apologized ‘because he didn’t like America’

Embattled Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) on Wednesday reacted to the death of a U.S. ambassador in Libya by accusing President Barack Obama of not liking the very country he is leading. On Tuesday, U.S. ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and at least three members of his staff had been killed…

Female Fox News contributor says Michelle Malkin ‘needs to get laid’

A liberal Fox News legal analyst may have gone too far on Thursday when she said that conservative columnist Michelle Malkin “needs to get laid.” During a Thursday Fox Business segment about Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s response to recent violence in Libya, host Don Imus asked Fox News contributor…

Hillary Clinton calls anti-Muslim film ‘disgusting and reprehensible’

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is condemning recent attacks on U.S. embassies in Libya and Egypt as well as the anti-Islamic film “Innocence of Muslims” that sparked the violence. On Tuesday, U.S. ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and at least three members of his staff had been killed during…

Romney adviser offers his own timeline on Libya conflict

On Wednesday on CNN’s “Newsroom,” anchor Don Lemon went head-to-head with Richard Williamson, a foreign policy adviser to Republican presidential nominee former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA).  Lemon set about trying to address Romney’s response to the riots and killings of U.S. personnel in Egypt and Libya with Williamson, a discussion…

Maddow chronicles Mitt Romney’s foreign policy screw-ups

On her show Wednesday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow provided a brief history of Mitt Romney’s “half-cocked” foreign policy remarks. Most recently, the Republican presidential candidate attacked the Obama administration for allegedly “apologizing” to angry Muslims who violently protested at the U.S. embassy in Cairo. The protesters were upset by…

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