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Ed Rendell begs Romney to pick Bachmann for VP

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (D) on Sunday advised presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to pick tea party favorite Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) as his running mate. During a panel discussion about Romney’s selection for the Republican ticket, CBS host Bob Schieffer asked Rendell if he had a prediction.…

Coulter: Obama running D.C. like Michael Jackson’s ‘Neverland Ranch’

Conservative columnist Ann Coulter says that President Barack Obama has run Washington D.C. like the ranch where African-American pop star Michael Jackson was accused of molesting children. During a Sunday panel on ABC’s This Week, former Obama administration official Van Jones suggested that the middle class would pay more taxes…

Police: Seven dead in Sikh temple shooting, including gunman

Update: During a press conference at 4:00 PM CDT, Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards announced that the incident is being treated as a case of domestic terrorism and that the FBI and ATF will be involved in the investigation. He also clarified earlier reports by explaining that the first…

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus: Harry Reid is a ‘dirty liar’

The chairman of the Republican National Committee on Sunday blasted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) as a “dirty liar” for suggesting that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had not paid taxes for a decade. In a recent interview with The Huffington Post, Reid claimed that someone who had…

Lindsey Graham: ‘Stupid’ to let tax cuts for wealthy expire

South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday said President Barack Obama’s plan to let tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans expire was “stupid.” During an interview on CNN, host Candy Crowley asked Graham if he would be willing to raise taxes on the middle class if Democrats refused to…

Denver cake shop owner refuses to end same sex wedding ban

The owner of a Denver area bakery has refused to make cake for same sex weddings because of his religion, despite a public outcry. “I’m not going to change my business because of a petition,” Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, told the Denver Post. “I’m just…

Axelrod calls out Wallace over false claim about blocking military voters

Top Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod on Sunday called out Fox News host Chris Wallace after he repeated a claim made by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney that President Barack Obama was trying to block military voters in Ohio. In a statement last week, Romney accused Obama of launching…

Justice Dept. probes Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Corp. on money laundering

The Justice Department has launched an investigation into whether Las Vegas Sands Corporation and several of its executives violated money-laundering laws, The Wall Street Journal reported. Citing unnamed lawyers and other people involved in the matter, the newspaper said the probe was being conducted by the US attorney’s office in…

Reprieved Oregon death row prisoner granted right to be executed

Convicted murderer Gary Haugen has rejected clemency of Oregon governor John Kitzhaber, and says he wants to die America’s emotional debate over the role of the death penalty has taken a strange new twist after a convicted killer has been granted the legal right to insist on his right to…

Report: Jared Loughner to plead guilty in Tucson shooting massacre

Accused killer Jared Lee Loughner is prepared to plead guilty on Tuesday for the 2011 mass shooting in Tucson, Ariz., that left six people dead and critically wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, according to the Los Angeles Times. According to the paper, two sources familiar with the trial’s proceedings said mental…

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