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Gingrich: GOP ‘not an Etch A Sketch party’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Sunday continued to blast rival Mitt Romney over his campaign’s assertion that their candidate could change positions “like an Etch A Sketch” during the general election. “We’re not an Etch a Sketch party,” Gingrich told Fox News host Brit Hume. “It was an unfortunate…

Journalist Mike Wallace dies at 93

Mike Wallace, the long time journalist at CBS News, passed away Sunday morning at the age of 93. Wallace’s passing was reported by Face the Nation host Bob Scheiffer at the beginning of the program, who said he died in New Haven, Connecticut with his family present. Wallace was a…

Santorum cancels campaign events to be with sick daughter

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has canceled all campaign events Monday to be with his youngest daughter, who was hospitalized on Friday, his campaign said. “Senator Santorum will not hold any campaign related events on Monday so he and Karen can remain in the hospital with their daughter…

Mormon students talk about suicide in ‘It Gets Better’ video

LGBT students at Brigham Young University, a school with close ties to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, are speaking out in a new video about their religion, which forbids gay sex. The campus group Understanding Same-Gender Attraction (USGA) recently created the video to speak out about the…

Republicans try to defend record with women

Accused of waging “war against women,” Republicans are fighting back, defending their record to avoid losing the battle for women’s votes in November’s general elections. “I know that our party has traditionally faced a gender gap, and I think that the Democratic Party has done an effective job trying to…

National Review fires John Derbyshire for ‘indefensible’ column

The conservative magazine National Review fired columnist John Derbyshire Saturday evening for his controversial column in another publication urging white and Asian parents to tell their children to avoid contact with African-Americans they don’t know. In a blog post, the Review‘s editor Rich Lowry expressed how Derbyshire’s column “The Talk:…

Chuck Grassley calls Obama ‘stupid’ on Twitter

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and his Twitter page made headlines again Saturday afternoon, as the senator called President Barack Obama “stupid” for his comments regarding the Supreme Court’s future ruling on the Affordable Care Act. Reacting to Obama’s comments this past week, in which the president labeled any overturn by…

No bodies found after U.S. Navy jet crash

All civilians initially listed as missing after a US Navy fighter jet crashed into a Virginia apartment complex have been accounted for, officials said Saturday, though no all-clear has been given. Virginia Beach Fire Department Captain Tim Riley told CNN that no bodies were found in the destroyed low-rise buildings and rescuers had…

Kansas finds its Mega Millions winner

The world-record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot has found a winner in Kansas, but two-thirds of the winnings have yet to be claimed a full week after the lottery was drawn. Kansas lottery chief Dennis Wilson said his state’s winner turned up at his offices in Topeka shortly before noon Friday with a lawyer…

National Review writer ignites firestorm over ‘disgusting rant’ on race

Conservative columnist writes piece urging parents of ‘nonblack’ children to shield kids from contact with black Americans The conservative columnist and author John Derbyshire has prompted outrage after penning an article in which he urges white and Asian parents to tell their children to avoid contact with black Americans they…

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