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Sen. Franken pushes for Student Non-Discrimination Act

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) has released an online video that urges people to tell their representatives to support legislation to protect public school students from a “wave” of bullying targeting lesbian, gay, bixsexual or transgender teens. “Nine out of ten LGBT kids are harassed or bullied in school,” he said.…

Romney: ‘I like being able to fire people’

President Barack Obama’s campaign got a huge political gift on Monday when Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney declared that he liked “to be able to fire people.” During a Chamber of Commerce breakfast in Nashua, New Hampshire, the former Massachusetts governor touted the idea of Americans buying their own insurance…

Pelosi: Obama ‘should run against this do-nothing Congress’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Sunday advised President Barack Obama to make his re-election campaign a referendum on how little Republicans have accomplished since taking control of the House of Representatives. Last week, Obama responded to Republicans who had criticized him for appointing former Ohio Attorney General Richard…

Ron Paul: ‘Entitlements are not rights’

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul claimed on Sunday that Americans don’t have a right to entitlements like Social Security and Medicare. During a debate hosted by NBC, WHDH’s Andy Hiller asked Paul: “In your opinion, what services are Americans entitled to expect to get from government?” “Entitlements are not rights,”…

Huntsman to Romney: While you were campaigning, I was serving my country

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman on Sunday lashed out at Mitt Romney for having the nerve to criticize him for serving his country as the ambassador to China while the former Massachusetts governor was busy raising money to run for the Republican nomination for president. “Governor, you were, the last…

Romney: ‘I don’t discriminate… I oppose same sex marriage’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney asserted on Sunday that his opposition to same sex marriage was not discrimination against gay people. During a GOP debate in New Hampshire Sunday, WHDH’s Andy Hiller asked Romney, “How have you stood up for gay rights, and when have you used your voice to…

Gingrich to Romney: ‘Drop the pious baloney’

During a GOP debate on Sunday, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told Mitt Romney to “drop the pious baloney” after the former Massachusetts governor asserted that for him, “politics is not a career.” “I think it’s understandable and perhaps unusual that people who spend their life in politics imagine that…

Gingrich complains gays rights questions are ‘anti-Christian bigotry’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich blasted moderators at a debate in New Hampshire Saturday for “anti-Christian bigotry” after they asked several of the GOP hopefuls about gay rights. “I just want to raise a point about the news media bias,” the former House Speaker complained to ABC’s Diane Sawyer. “You…

RuPaul makes surprise New Hampshire campaign announcement

Drag superstar and reality TV host RuPaul made an appearance on the campaign trail in New Hampshire on Saturday. Looking spruce in an ice blue tailored wool coat and studious-looking, horn-rimmed glasses, the nearly seven foot tall “Supermodel” singer was “campaigning” in the state. He announced that his goal is…

Santorum: Americans ‘need a Jesus candidate’

If Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s latest stump speech is successful, his opponents will find themselves campaigning against Christ. Speaking to a tea party group at Windham High School in New Hampshire on Thursday, the former Pennsylvania senator actually compared himself to the Christian savior. Santorum told the crowd that…

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