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Bernie Sanders: GOP only represents ‘hardcore right-wing extremists’

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Thursday said that the Republican Party did not represent the vast majority of Americans. “On issue after issue, the Republican ideology represents only a tiny faction of what the American people want,” he said during an appearance on MSNBC. “You go out on Main Street,…

Tea party Rep. blames angry outburst on ‘too much coffee’

When Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) blew up at a constituent earlier this week, shouting “Don’t blame the banks!” when confronted on questions about the economy, it was all because of an “empty stomach” and “too much coffee,” he said. Speaking to WLS-TV, an ABC News affiliate in Chicago, the woman…

Franken rebukes marriage inequality: Straight people won’t suddenly ‘become gay’

At hearing Thursday for a bill that would repeal the federal ban on same sex marriage, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) encouraged his Republican colleagues not to worry because “straight people aren’t suddenly going to become gay.” “The suffering that [the Defense of Marriage Act] DOMA causes and will cause is…

GOP Sen. claims equal rights are just too expensive

Why shouldn’t same sex couples have equal rights? According to Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), it’s because equality is just too expensive. “Repealing the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) would actually result in an expansion of federal benefits and spending at a time when we know that federal spending is way…

Glenn Greenwald: Journalists have become servants to power

Salon.com’s Glenn Greenwald, a former constitutional rights attorney, said the media’s reaction to the “Occupy Wall Street” movement highlighted how mainstream media journalists had become part of the elite class. “If you look at, say, a host on MSNBC, what you’re actually seeing is a very high ranking employee of…

At GOP debate, Herman Cain says Nancy Pelosi is ‘Princess Nancy’

There is at least one woman that Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain doesn’t have much respect for. At Wednesday night’s CNBC debate, Cain referred to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as “Princess Nancy.” The candidate complained that the legislation to replace President Barack Obama’s health care reform law had…

GOP debate audience boos CNBC anchor over sexual harassment question

Throughout the campaign season the audiences at Republican presidential debates haven’t been shy about making their opinions known — and Wednesday’s CNBC debate was no exception. CNBC moderator Maria Bartiromo immediately felt the crowd’s wrath as soon as she asked Herman Cain about the sexual harassments allegations against him. “Mr.…

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