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Perino calls marriage equality ‘crass politics of the left’

Former Bush spokeswoman Dana Perino on Monday said that President Barack Obama only ended the “charade” that he did not support same sex marriage because his campaign wanted to use “crass politics” to divert attention from the economy. Over the weekend, conservative New York Times columnist Ross Douthat charged that…

Warren calls for JPMorgan CEO to resign from NY Fed

Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren (D) is calling for JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon to resign from his position at the New York Federal Reserve Bank to acknowledge that he was in a position of trust after his company revealed that it had recently lost $2 billion as a result of…

Ron Paul supporters boo Mitt Romney’s son off stage

Mitt Romney’s likely nomination as this year’s Republican candidate for the presidency still hasn’t been accepted by Rep. Ron Paul’s (R-TX) supporters, who roundly booed one of the former Massachusetts governor’s sons Saturday evening. According to The Arizona Republic, Paul supporters waged their frustration at Josh Romney during his speech…

Clay Aiken confronts Tony Perkins: You’ll be ‘ashamed’ for opposing LGBT rights

Gay country music star Clay Aiken on Sunday told the leader of a Christian think tank that he would eventually be “ashamed” over his opposition to rights for LGBT Americans. During a discussion about President Obama’s support of same sex marriage, Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins explained that “civil rights…

Fmr. Cheney aide: Romney slogan should be ‘I am not a bully’

Declaring that she was not a “witch” did not work for failed Delaware Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell, but a former aide to Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday advised presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney that his new slogan should be “I am not a bully.” Former Cheney counselor Mary…

RNC chair Reince Priebus dodges question about Sen. Rand Paul’s gay joke

RNC chairman Reince Priebus on Sunday refused to defend or rebuke Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for his joke about same sex marriage. Speaking at the Faith and Freedom Coalition meeting in Iowa, Paul joked that he didn’t think President Barack Obama’s views on marriage “could get any gayer.” “I don’t…

Cornyn: Obama trying to ‘divide the country’ with marriage equality

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) says that President Barack Obama only announced support for same sex marriage because “he can’t run on his record.” “He’s trying to raise divisive issues up to solidify his base and to divide the country,” Cornyn told CNN’s Candy Crowley on Sunday. “We have two looming…

Fox News analyst: Romney gay bullying story is ‘nothing’

Fox News’ senior political analyst on Sunday dismissed a Washington Post story which revealed that presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney had assaulted a gay classmate in 1965. “Look, this was not a prank,” Brit Hume admitted. “This was hazing and it was mean. There was no doubt about it…

Rand Paul: Obama’s views on marriage couldn’t get any ‘gayer’

Despite his libertarian views, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) expressed his candid disagreement Friday evening with President Barack Obama’s decision to support same-sex marriage. Speaking at the Faith and Freedom Coalition meeting in Iowa, the son of Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) criticized the president for his “evolving” views on the issue, as well as…

Maddow: Consumer rebates from the ACA are a big f’ing deal

Friday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow devoted the show’s opening segment to the concept of “retail politics” and how the Democrats may finally be mastering that art in the form of Affordable Care Act (ACA) rebate checks, one of which could be on its way to…

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