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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…

Cavuto: U.S. should drill more in response to historic heat wave

Fox Business host Neil Cavuto on Tuesday used the nation’s historic heat wave as excuse to call for more drilling for carbon-based fuels like oil and natural gas. “There’s nothing like a heat wave to burn my energy butt,” the Fox Business host ranted during his Tuesday show. “This country…

Bush recalls ‘awesome’ presidency: ‘I was famous and powerful’

In a recent interview, George W. Bush fondly recalled his eight-year presidency as “awesome,” but said he wasn’t eager to get back into public life. “I really don’t want to be in the public eye anymore,” the former president told the Hoover Institute’s Peter Robinson in an interview posted to…

Maddow takes down Limbaugh’s Bane/Bain conspiracy theory

On Tuesday night’s edition of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” host Rachel Maddow delved into Rush Limbaugh’s latest flight of fancy, the supposed connection between Tom Hardy’s character in the new Batman film, “The Dark Knight Rises,” a villain named Bane, and Bain Capital, the venture capitalist group founded by former…

Colbert: Nevada Republicans afraid of ‘none of the above’

Nevada Republicans are scared of “None of the Above,” Stephen Colbert said Tuesday on “The Colbert Report,” and that’s why they have filed a federal lawsuit to remove that option from their state’s ballots before the presidential election. The move is important, Colbert said, because of the undecided voters in…

Stewart: Egyptian protesters mad at U.S. no matter what

On Tuesday’s episode of “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart took issue of the unfriendly reception for U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during her visit to Egypt this past weekend. Clinton’s motorcade was pelted by tomatoes and shoes, which prompted Stewart to ask the local protesters what was going…

Rep. Ellison blasts Bachmann for ‘regurgitated nonsense’ about Muslim infiltration

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) on Tuesday night said he was not convinced by a sixteen page report he received from his colleague Michele Bachmann about the Muslim Brotherhood. “It’s sixteen pages worth of nothing,” he said on CNN. “It is sixteen pages worth of repeated false allegations, just regurgitated nonsense.…

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