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Nancy G. Brinker responds to landslide of criticism aimed at Susan G. Komen charity

News that Susan G. Komen for the Cure planned to halt all grants to Planned Parenthood caused an uproar over the past two days, prompting the charity’s founder to address the issue in a video uploaded to YouTube and Facebook. The Associated Press learned that nation’s leading breast-cancer charity was…

Daily Show co-creator mocks Komen charity’s Karen Handel

Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show, on Wednesday mocked Karen Handel of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure after the charity cut off all grants to Planned Parenthood. Nearly 170,000 clinical breast exams performed by Planned Parenthood were supported by Komen grants. “I think she said it herself…

Rep. Speier blasts Komen: They ‘want to become a political advocacy group’

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) on Wednesday blasted Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the nation’s leading breast-cancer charity, for cutting off funding to Planned Parenthood, which provides more low-cost women’s health services than any organization in the country. “A fine nonprofit that I have been associated with for years, I…

Gingrich: Brad Pitt should play me in a movie

Angelina Jolie better watch out. Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich thinks he’s found the perfect person to play him in a movie about his life: Brad Pitt. “If Hollywood was going to do a movie about your life, who would you like to see play the lead role?” radio host…

Romney gets glittered, but his singing gets worse

Protesters on Wednesday showered Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney with glitter — but the shiny stuff sure didn’t make his singing voice sparkle. At a campaign event in Eagan, Minnesota, the candidate got doused with glitter just as he was taking the stage. Aides worked to quickly remove the light-reflecting…

HBO film depicts Palin near ‘nervous breakdown’

HBO’s upcoming film “Game Change” won’t go easy on former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, if the first trailer is to be believed. Published online Tuesday, the footage shows off actress Julianne Moore as the half-term governor, jockeying with Sen. John McCain’s top aides for control of the campaign’s message. At…

Romney: ‘I’m not concerned about the very poor’

Florida GOP presidential primary winner Mitt Romney displayed his apathy towards America’s impoverished on CNN Wednesday morning. “I’m in this race because I care about America,” he said. “I’m not concerned about the very poor, we have a safety net there, if we need to repair, I’ll fix it. I’m…

Colorado Republican faces questions after she was granted immunity during a DUI stop

Colorado state Rep. Laura Bradford (R) was pulled over last week in Denver on the suspicion that she was driving under the influence. During the stop, she admitted to drinking and failed a field sobriety test, but cops claim they were unable to arrest her. Under an obscure state law,…

Gingrich super PAC adviser: Democrats want to abort black babies

A senior adviser to the pro-Gingrich super PAC “Winning Our Future” claimed on Tuesday that Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was not using coded racial language, and pointed the finger at Democrats for once having a “racist platform.” Following Mitt Romney’s win in the Florida Republican primary, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow…

Palin: Romney created ‘false narrative’ to win Florida

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the Florida by paying for ads with a “false narrative.” “I think that with $17 million purchasing some ads and some false narrative it was very, very difficult for Newt Gingrich and the other candidates to counter…

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