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U.S. Army among 141 groups pulling ads from Limbaugh

A memo being circulated by the distribution company behind Republican shock jock Rush Limbaugh has revealed a massive flight from Limbaugh’s program in the wake of his offensive comments about a Georgetown law student. The companies include major corporate players like Sony, British Petroleum, McDonald’s, NBC, Toyota, Subway, Lowes, Autozone,…

Democrats leading GOP by 25 points among women

The Republican fight against health care rights for women may end up hurting the party on election day, according to a new poll. A Washington Post survey released Monday found that Democrats are perceived as caring more about issues that are important to women by 25 points, 55 percent to…

Obama admin. blocks Texas voter ID law

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said Monday that it objects to a law in Texas which requires voters to present a state-issued photo identification before they may cast a ballot. The department said that Texas failed to show how the voter ID law would not disenfranchise thousands of Latino…

Santorum: ‘It should be illegal to read off a teleprompter’

In Rick Santorum’s perspective, no presidential candidate should ever be allowed to use a teleprompter on the campaign trail. The former Pennsylvania senator expressed his unorthodox view in his latest attack of the speech reading device Sunday afternoon, according to CNN. While campaigning at a restaurant in Gulfport, Mississippi, Santorum…

Romney: ‘If I’m a weak frontrunner then what does that make Newt Gingrich?’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a response to rival Newt Gingrich’s claim that he’s a weak frontrunner: I know I am but what are you? On Sunday, Gingrich told Fox News host Chris Wallace that the former Massachusetts governor had one of the most anemic campaigns in the last…

Fmr. McCain aide on ‘Game Change’: Palin presidency ‘frightens me’

A former senior strategist for Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) 2008 presidential campaign says that the depiction of Sarah Palin by actress Julianne Moore in HBO’s film “Game Change” was “very accurate.” “I think for all of us that were in the campaign it really rang true,” Steve Schmidt told MSNBC’s…

GOP Rep. introduces bill to trigger Obama’s impeachment

In a House Resolution introduced last week, Rep. Walter B. Jones (R-NC) put forward use of the military by the executive branch without explicit authorization from Congress as an impeachable offense: one which some conservatives believe President Barack Obama has already committed. The bill’s author, Rep. Jones, was once a…

Ohio lawmaker introduces bill regulating men’s access to Viagra

An Ohio state senior is using her frustration with state-level pushes to restrict women’s access to reproductive health services, such as limiting coverage in their insurance plans, to flip the script with a new bill that would require men to take certain steps before obtaining a prescription to Viagra. According…

Obama poll rating drops in Republican boost

President Barack Obama’s approval rating has plunged below 50 percent and he would be beaten by Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney if November’s US election were held today, a poll showed Monday. The survey, by ABC News and The Washington Post, indicated that only 46 percent of Americans now approved of the way…

60% of Americans say Afghan war not worth cost

Sixty percent of Americans believe the war in Afghanistan is not worth its costs, and nearly the same number advocate an early US pullout from the country, a new poll showed. The survey by ABC News and The Washington Post indicated that the number of skeptics was nearly double the…

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