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Sen. Mark Kirk calls on Congress to protect digital privacy

Sen. Mark Kirk, a moderate Republican from Illinois, released a video on Thursday in support of legislation that would make it illegal to track and log the location of individual Americans without their consent. “Each American’s privacy is protected by the Fourth Amendment against unreasonable searches and seizures,” he said.…

Tea party supporter to Elizabeth Warren: ‘You’re a socialist whore!’

An unemployed supporter of the the tea party lost his cool at an event for Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren (D) Wednesday night, calling her a “socialist whore.” “Can I ask you a question before you begin?” the man asked just as Warren began speaking to volunteers at the VFW…

Rep. Tom Price: House passed ‘God’ resolution to remind Obama

A member of the Congressional Prayer Caucus insisted on Thursday that House Republicans were forced to pass a resolution reaffirming that “In God We Trust” is the national motto as a reminder to President Barack Obama. “This was a priority because the president himself had stated that the motto of…

Cain gives exclusive interview to Clarence Thomas’ wife

In a bizarre twist, Herman Cain discussed the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him in an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas. Thomas, of course, is the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who faced his own explosive sexual harassment scandal 20 years ago. In the interview, Cain…

Maddow hails ‘signs of life’ from Democrats in DC on jobs and voting rights

In this clip from Wednesday’s Rachel Maddow Show, Rachel plays back video from the House floor of Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) criticizing the GOP for holding meaningless votes when the U.S. economy is in a state of emergency. Maddow then played a clip of the president making the same observation…

Bernie Sanders: Citizens United ruling ‘basically insane’

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Wednesday night slammed the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United decision and supported legislation to overturn it. Democratic Sens. Tom Udall of New Mexico and Michael Bennet of Colorado introduced a constitutional amendment on Tuesday that would overturn the ruling, which gave corporations and unions…

Rep. Hank Johnson: Tea party Republicans trying to steal 2012 election

Democratic Rep. Hank Johnson of Georgia said on the House floor Wednesday that tea party Republicans in state legislatures were trying to suppress Democratic voters with “restrictive and unnecessary” laws. According to a recent report by the Brennan Center for Justice, changes to voting laws could suppress up to five…

GOP Rep: ‘Few things more important than re-affirming ‘In God We Trust’

Before voting on the House resolution to reaffirm the phrase “In God We Trust” as the nation’s motto Tuesday evening, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) expressed his view of how necessary this was for the country. “There are few things Congress could do that would be more important than passing this…

Right-wing host: A Romney nomination means ‘the end of the GOP’

Ultra conservative radio host Bryan Fischer told listeners of his show Monday evening that if Mitt Romney won the GOP presidential nomination, it would be “the end of the Republican Party.” Fischer, who has been known to raise eyebrows with his peculiar statements, slammed the former Massachusetts governor repeatedly and…

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