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Court orders anti-LGBT preacher to pay Maddow’s legal bills

A Washington, D.C. judge has ordered an anti-LGBT preacher to pay MSNBC host Rachel Maddow’s attorney’s fees after he filed a $50 million lawsuit for allegedly defaming him. Over the weekend, the blog Bradlee Dean Info first reported that Dean and his You Can Run International ministry had 30 days…

Perry: Medicaid expansion is like ‘adding 1,000 people to the Titanic’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) on Monday said that his state would refuse to implement President Barack Obama’s health care reform law because it was “like adding 1,000 people to the Titanic.” In a statement released on Monday, Perry said that he would not set up state health care exchanges…

Pat Buchanan ‘hopes’ there will be no female president in his lifetime

Conservative pundit and former Republican presidential candidate Pat Buchanan is hopeful that a woman will not become president of the United States for at least the next 30 years. During a panel discussion on PBS over the weekend, host John McLaughlin asked Buchanan when the U.S. would elect the first…

Obama and Romney advisers spar on live TV over offshore investments

Obama campaign adviser Robert Gibbs tried unsuccessfully on Monday to get Romney campaign adviser Dan Senor to explain why his candidate would not release more tax returns to prove he had broken no laws by hiding money in Swiss bank accounts and a secret Bermuda corporation. “It was reported that…

Former Politico reporter Joe Williams defends Romney comment

Former Politico White House correspondent Joe Williams on Sunday said it was not biased to claim Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was more comfortable around “white folks.” “It’s something that was very much proven, something that seems obvious to everyone,” he told CNN’s Howard Kurtz. “And a lot of people…

George Will: Historic heat wave is just ‘summer… get over it’

Conservative columnist George Will is denying that the historic heat wave that’s cooking most of the United States has any relation to global warming or climate change. ABC News reported on Sunday that more than 2,000 heat records had been broken across the U.S. just since the beginning of July.…

Haley Barbour: ‘Romney is smart’ not to lay out policies

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) on Sunday said that GOP hopeful Mitt Romney was “smart” not to give voters specifics about how he would govern if elected president of the United States. During an interview on CBS, host Bob Schieffer asked Barbour if it was going to take more…

O’Malley hammers Romney: Swiss bank account never built an American bridge

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) struggled on Sunday to explain presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s investments outside the United States, including Swiss bank accounts and a corporation in Bermuda. During an interview with ABC’s Terry Moran, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) ripped into Romney for betting “against America” with…

Robert Gibbs: ‘Nobody knows’ if Romney is breaking tax laws

Obama campaign adviser Robert Gibbs sees a pattern in GOP hopeful Romney’s past of “outsourcing jobs” and offshoring his own personal investments — and the only way for the former Massachusetts governor to prove that he isn’t dodging tax laws is to release more tax returns. During a Sunday interview…

Allen West on ‘true racism’: White liberals want to be my ‘master’

Tea party darling Rep. Allen West (R-FL) on Saturday doubled down his suggestion that Democrats were racists by insisting that the “true racism” was that white liberals wanted to be the “masters” of black conservatives. West created a controversy last week when he said that President Barack Obama had proposed…

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