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Fred Karger to file federal complaint against Fox News

Republican presidential candidate and California businessman Fred Karger plans to file a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Fox News for excluding him from the presidential debate last week. Karger told The Advocate that he will personally deliver the complaint to Fox News headquarters in New York on Thursday.…

Hackers again hit San Francisco subway police website

SAN FRANCISCO — Hackers on Wednesday posted personal information about more than 100 San Francisco transit officers online after apparently breaching the police association website. An anonymous posting on Pastebin.com listed the names, home addresses, email addresses and passwords of 102 officers and said they were taken from the website…

Bachmann campaign staffer imprisoned for suspected ‘terrorism’ in Uganda in 2006

A campaign staffer for Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) was arrested and imprisoned by the Uganda government’s secret police for alleged terrorism-related activities in 2006, according to The Atlantic. Peter E. Waldron of Wyoming told The Atlantic he was responsible for Bachmann’s faith-based organizing in Iowa and South Carolina. He was…

Texas Rep. on Perry’s job creation: A ‘Texas tale’

As conservatives continue to praise Rick Perry’s (R) jobs record in Texas, one Democratic congressman from that state was quick to pour cold water on the praise for the governor. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D) appeared on Andrea Mitchell Reports Tuesday afternoon, and wasted little time in slamming Perry’s jobs record…

Texas Rep. on Perry’s job creation: A ‘Texas tale’

As conservatives continue to praise Rick Perry’s (R) jobs record in Texas, one Democratic congressman from that state was quick to pour cold water on the praise for the governor. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D) appeared on Andrea Mitchell Reports Tuesday afternoon, and wasted little time in slamming Perry’s jobs record…

Trenton diocese pays $1 million settlement in sexual abuse case

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – The Catholic Diocese of Trenton, New Jersey, has agreed to pay $1 million to five men who said they were molested by a priest when they were altar boys, their attorney said on Wednesday. The molestations, which took place in the 1970s and 80s when the victims…

Top U.S. Republicans urge no tax hikes in debt deal

Top US Congress Republicans, looking to a battle over the country’s debt in the coming months, called Wednesday for cuts to social safety net programs and rejected appeals for tax hikes on the rich. “The worst thing Washington can do for our economy is raise taxes on the people we…

Herman Cain: Impeaching Obama would be ‘a great thing to do’

Herman Cain, the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and 2012 Republican candidate for the presidency, expressed his disappointment that President Barack Obama would not be impeached during a conference call with reporters Tuesday night. “It would be a great thing to do,” Cain said when asked about impeaching the president, “but…

Perry mostly absent from 2007 emails discussing HPV vaccine law

Texas governor and GOP 2012 presidential hopeful Rick Perry recently walked back his support for the 2007 Texas law mandating that every 11 and 12-year-old girl in Texas should be vaccinated against Human Papillomavirus (HPV), and sunshine laws have made his reasoning — via 700 pages of emails — behind…

California Rep. calls on black community to pressure Obama

With a 90% approval rating from African-Americans, President Obama may not have to worry about losing that base in the next election. But there is some heat coming from congressional black figures. On a jobs tour in Detroit Monday evening, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) and the CBC addressed a passionate…

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