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Bachmann flees CNN cameras over questions about anti-Muslim attacks

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) on Wednesday ran from CNN cameras as Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash asked her about her accusations that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin, was infiltrating the U.S. government on behalf of radical Islamists in the Muslim Brotherhood. Earlier on Wednesday,…

Trayvon Martin’s mother: ‘I just don’t believe’ Zimmerman’s apology

Reacting to an interview George Zimmerman gave to Fox News Republican opinion host Sean Hannity, the mother of Trayvon Martin said that she simply does not believe his apology was sincere, given that he also professed to have no regrets about what he viewed as “God’s plan” for Martin to…

Journalist Bob Herbert: ‘No question’ Romney using coded language

Former New York Times columnist Bob Herbert said Wednesday night that there was “no question” Mitt Romney’s repeated use of the word “foreign” to describe President Barack Obama was about race. “Lee Atwater explained it,” Herbert remarked. “He said that in the early days of the southern strategy, you could…

Former Mexican president: Legalize drugs to fight cartels

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on Wednesday said the United States should eliminate all forms of prohibition to weaken drug cartels. “You would take away from the cartels fifty billion U.S. dollars. You would really weaken them, so they would not have the power that they have today,” he told…

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…

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