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Former Sen. Specter: If you fund the tea party, all hell breaks loose

Former Sen. Arlen Specter (PA), a Republican who turned Democrat in 2009, on Monday night decried the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in Citizens United v. the Federal Elections Commission. “The big money has come in,” he told Current TV host Jennifer Granholm. “The Supreme Court of the United States has…

Dalai Lama: I love Bush, but ‘not as a president’

In an interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan on Tuesday, His Holiness The Dalai Lama said that he loved former President George W. Bush despite his policies. “I love President Bush, the younger one,” the exiled Buddhist monk said. “As a human being, not as a president of America. Sometimes his…

Issa calls Obama admin. ‘the most corrupt government in history’

The Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform thinks that the Obama administration is “the most corrupt in history,” and he’s not afraid to say it. Speaking to Bloomberg on Tuesday, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) insisted that the president’s political appointees must be held accountable for their…

SB 1070 author says infants can get IDs to prove they are ‘legal’

The author of a controversial anti-immigration bill in Arizona said on Tuesday that young children could simply get state-issued identification to prove they are in the U.S. legally. Appearing before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee, former Arizona state Senate president Russell Pearce (R) defended the state’s SB 1070 law, which requires…

Carlson: The NAACP is ‘an absurd fringe group’

The Daily Caller’s Tucker Carlson launched another attack at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on Hannity Monday evening. Appearing on Fox’s panel discussion, Carlson’s latest outrage at the NAACP stemmed from its Martin County branch’s decision to cancel its Tuesday event and unitive Rep. Allen…

Fox News host admits he ‘did some paraphrasing’ by misquoting Obama

A Fox News host on Tuesday stopped short of apologizing after he “did some paraphrasing” and misquoted President Barack Obama. During an interview last week with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, host Steve Doocy quoted Obama as saying, “Unlike some people, I wasn’t born with a silver spoon in…

Maddow: ‘I think Ron Paul just won Iowa’

On Monday night’s The Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC’s liberal politics host examined the strange Republican primaries of Iowa and Minnesota, concluding that Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) has actually won both states, or at least tied for first place. “Perhaps the most off-script thing that has happened on the Republican side……

Maddow unveils ALEC’s replacement: The National Center for Public Policy

On her show Monday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow explained that the National Center for Public Policy was expected to take over the role of the embattled American Legislative Exchange Council. Liberal and progressive groups have waged a successful campaign against ALEC, which drafts corporation-friendly “model” legislation for state lawmakers.…

Gingrich calls on North Carolina to ban same sex marriage

In a video uploaded to YouTube on Monday, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called on the people of North Carolina to vote for a ballot measure that would prohibit same sex marriage. “Marriage between a man and a woman is at the heart of our civilization,” he said. “It’s a…

Missouri GOP Senate candidate on VAWA: ‘Not sure what that is’

The Democratic Party of Missouri and Republican Senate candidate Sarah Steelman exchanged blows on Monday over the Violence Against Women Act. The Missouri Democrats uploaded a video to YouTube in which Steelman admitted that she was unfamiliar with the bill, because she was “not serving right now.” Steelman, who is…

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