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Santorum: Romney’s dog an ‘issue of character’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says it’s fair to criticize former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for putting his dog on top of his car because because it speaks to his character. According to a 2007 Boston Globe profile of the Massachusetts Republican, Romney’s oldest son, Tagg, yelled, “Gross!” as he…

Romney: ‘No question’ Obama wanted higher gas prices

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Sunday said that there was “no question” President Barack Obama had a plan to raise gas prices when he took office. “When he ran for office, he said he wanted to see gas prices go up,” the candidate told Fox News host Bret Baier.…

Obama celebrates St. Patrick’s Day by drinking Guinness at local pub

Making sure he gets the most out of St. Patrick’s Day, President Barack Obama decided to drink a glass of Guinness beer at a local Irish pub in Washington D.C. Video from Associated Press, from March 17, 2012.…

Michael Steele: Romney can’t clinch the nomination before the convention

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign has taken to proclaiming that the math is on his side, and that even if he loses some primaries by narrow margins his count of delegates will continue growing. A Romney victory is not a sure thing, however. Even former Republican National Committee Chair…

Westboro releases ‘You Might Be a Slut’ ad for Limbaugh’s show

Note: This report has been updated with remarks from the Westboro Baptist Church. A church in Topeka, Kansas famous for its “God Hates Fags” protests is hoping to take their message to millions of dittoheads across the U.S. The Westboro Baptist Church on Friday released two advertisements that they hope…

Obama campaign film contains $25 billion error on auto bailouts

The Obama 2012 campaign has released a short film called “The Road We’ve Traveled,” detailing the challenges faced by President Barack Obama’s administration from day one through the start of the campaign. But it’s not all roses for team Obama: part of the film contains a gross inaccuracy. Specifically, it…

Daily Show blasts U.S. decision to cut UNESCO funding

In a special two-part segment on Thursday night’s The Daily Show, correspondent John Oliver took an in-depth look at the U.S. government’s decision to block funding to the relief group UNESCO. First, Oliver meets with former Congressman Robert Wexler (D-FL), who informs him that under 1990′s Public Law 103-236, the…

Sen. Inhofe tells Maddow: Environmentalists have more money than the energy industry

Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) said Thursday night that environmentalists spent far more money lobbying than the energy industry. While he was debating his latest book, The Greatest Hoax, with MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, she confronted him about the fact that the energy companies were his top campaign donors. Inhofe replied…

Michelangelo Signorile: Obama has ‘irrational fear’ of backing same sex marriage

Michelangelo Signorile, Sirius OutQ radio host and Huffington Post Gay Voices editor-at-large, said Thursday that President Barack Obama seemed to fear the political repercussions of fully supporting same sex marriage. “Why can’t he simply be with the rest of the country with this?” he wondered during an appearance on The…

GOP Rep. Tim Johnson blasts U.S. involvement in ‘senseless, silly wars’

While introducing Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul at the University of Illinois on Wednesday, Rep. Tim Johnson (R) said the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wasted too many lives and too much money. Paul has “led the crusade for limited government, constitutional principles, individual liberties, fiscal sanity and restraint, and…

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