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Romney praises Cheney’s ‘wisdom and judgment’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney Wednesday gave voters in Arizona some insight into what kind of vice presidential running mate he would select. The former Massachusetts governor told a town hall in Sun Lakes, Arizona he would pick someone who “could be president” like former Vice President Dick Cheney. “I…

Michael Moore, Elisabeth Hasselbeck clash on ‘The View’

Elisabeth Hasselbeck, the lone conservative co-host of ABC’s women’s talk show “The View,” took the untypical position of defending President Barack Obama, specifically saying that he made the right decision to order the operation that killed Osama bin Laden. Moore, who’s previously argued that the U.S. “lost something of our…

The 11 craziest things in Rick Perry’s ‘Fed Up’ manifesto

By Grace Wyler Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been taking a lot of heat over some of the more controversial claims made in his 2010 small government treatise Fed Up! Our Fight To Save America From Washington. The book is a fiery, anti-Washington treatise that lays bare Perry’s ideas on the dangers…

Lawrence O’Donnell: GOP could be lost to reality forever

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell attacked the idea that the government was incapable of creating jobs during his ‘Rewrite’ segment. “It has become a matter of religious belief for Republicans that government does not create jobs,” he said. “The Republican grip on reality has been loosening every day for years now.…

Rep. Louie Gohmert proposes bill to eliminate corporate taxes

Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert of Texas introduced legislation to the House of Representatives on Wednesday that would drop the corporate tax rate to all the way down to zero. The two-paged bill, called the American Jobs Act of 2011 — the same name President Barack Obama gave to his jobs…

Elizabeth Warren: Washington rigged for big corporations

Harvard professor and consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren announced Wednesday that she would challenge Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown (R) as a Democrat in 2012. “I’m going to do this, I’m going to run for the United States Senate,” she said in an announcement uploaded to YouTube. “And the reason is straightforward.…

Underwear bomber shouts ‘Osama’s alive’ in court

CHICAGO — A Nigerian man dubbed the “underwear bomber” who is accused of trying to blow up a packed transatlantic airliner over the US shouted out “Osama’s alive” at a pre-trial hearing, it was reported Wednesday. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a self-proclaimed Al-Qaeda operative, became unruly while watching 250 prospective jurors…

Judge rules against Rep. Joe Walsh in child support case

A Chicago judge has ordered the tea party congressman branded a “deadbeat dad” by his critics to explain why he has not paid more than $100,00 in child support to his ex-wife over the past five years. Cook County Circuit Judge Raul Vega on Wednesday issued a “rule to show…

WATCH LIVE: Al Gore’s 24 hours of climate reality

Watch former Vice President Al Gore’s climate change project “24 Hours of Reality” below:…

‘Let him die’ incident used for pro-health care ad campaign

A Democrat-affiliated group has turned the “let him die” incident during the CNN/Tea Party debate into an online ad campaign targeting eight Republican presidential candidates. During the debate on Monday night, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) if society should just let a man die if he was…

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