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Major recount coming in Mexican election

More than half of the ballots used in Sunday’s Mexican presidential elections will be counted again, the Associated Press reports. Edmundo Jacobo, executive secretary of the country’s Federal Electoral Institute, said 78,012 of the 143,000 ballot boxes used during the July 1 vote – 54.5 percent of the votes –…

Tammy Duckworth fires back at ‘extremist loud mouth’ Rep. Joe Walsh

After he implied she was not a “true hero,” Democratic candidate Tammy Duckworth said Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) was just as irresponsible with his words as he was with his actions. “He voted against Medicare three times,” she told MSNBC host Ed Schultz. “When I say my wounds help me…

Salon’s Joan Walsh on GOP anger at Roberts: They believed they controlled the court

Joan Walsh, editor at large from Salon.com, said Tuesday that Republicans were incredibly upset with Chief Justice John Roberts because they believed the Supreme Court was in their control. “I think the attacks on Chief Justice John Roberts have been tragic and awful, you know, people going so far as…

Former Navy chaplain claims he can ‘exorcise’ LGBT activist’s gay demons

Former Navy Chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt, who founded the lobbying group The Pray In Jesus Name Project, said on Tuesday that he possesses the power to “exorcise” the gay right out of people, including one of the nation’s leading LGBT advocates. Klingenschmitt, whose prior comments on LGBT people have raised more than…

Rep. Joe Walsh: Double-amputee Tammy Duckworth not a ‘true’ military hero

Tea party-favorite Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) may not have ever volunteered for military service, but he says he can spot a “true hero” and the double amputee running for his seat isn’t one. Think Progress captured video on Sunday of Walsh telling supporters that Tammy Duckworth wasn’t a hero because…

Gary Johnson: Citizens can’t take on corporate polluters

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson believes the government shouldn’t intervene in the marketplace, but accepts the need to regulate certain aspects of the economy to protect Americans. “The government does have a role to protect us against individuals, groups, corporations that would do us harm,” he told Current TV host…

Bachmann does not deny she is being vetted

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) on Monday refused to say whether or not she was being considered as a running mate for Mitt Romney. “One thing I know about Mitt Romney, he’s made excellent decisions in the past when it comes to running organizations and I have no doubt, whoever it…

Bill Burton: Romney a ‘clown’ who can only beat Obama with money

Bill Burton, the head of the pro-Obama Super PAC called Priorities USA, on Monday blasted Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, saying he won elections by drowning his opponents in money. “I think Mitt Romney counts on the fact that he can win elections by vastly outspending his opponents,” Burton said…

Allen West: Every American should be mandated to buy a Glock 9mm pistol

Rep. Allen West (R-FL) says that if the government is going to mandate that people purchase health care coverage then they should also require that everyone buy a Glock 9mm handgun. During a campaign rally in Florida on Sunday, West told supporters that it was “unconscionable” that the Supreme Court…

Bill Nye to CNN: ‘The two sides aren’t equal’ on climate change

Science educator Bill Nye on Monday told CNN that they weren’t doing the public any favors by giving climate change deniers equal airtime because “the two sides aren’t equal.” “There are a couple of things that you can’t really dispute,” Nye explained to CNN’s Carol Costello. “Sixteen of the last…

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