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Bachmann mistakes New Hampshire for Massachusetts at campaign event

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) made another U.S. history-related gaffe at a campaign event on Saturday. Addressing a crowd in Manchester, New Hampshire, the Congresswoman said, “What I love about New Hampshire and what we have in common is our extreme love for liberty. You’re the state where the shot was…

Shot lawmaker better every day: husband

WASHINGTON – Shot US lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords gets a little better every day, as she undergoes intensive rehabilitation therapy in Texas, her astronaut husband Mark Kelly said Thursday. Democrat Giffords was gunned down in an Arizona shooting rampage which killed six people last month and caused such shock in Washington…

Live video: Mubarak addresses nation

This live video event has ended. Additional live coverage of Egypt’s revolution is available here.…

Bachmann: Founding fathers ‘worked tirelessly’ to end slavery

WASHINGTON – Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) said the United States was founded on racial and ethnic diversity and that the founding fathers were responsible for abolishing slavery. Speaking at an event sponsored by Iowans For Tax Relief, Bachmann hailed the “different cultures, different backgrounds, different traditions” of the early European…

Progressives to ‘uncloak’ the secret financers behind the Tea party

Progressive and liberal activists are planning at the end of the month to confront the secretive billionaire family that finances the so-called Tea party movement and a host of other right-wing causes and institutions. “Our government is supposed to be of, by and for the people. So are you ready to…

Tucson tea party founder says Giffords to blame for getting shot

One tea party leader says that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) has herself to blame for getting shot in the head Saturday. The Arizona congresswoman shouldn’t have attended an event “in full view of the public” if she had security concerns, according to Tucson Tea Party co-founder Trent Humphries. Giffords warned…

British feared Israel would nuke Arabs: archives

LONDON — British diplomats feared Israel would use nuclear weapons in the event of another war with its Arab neighbors, secret files have shown. In 1980, British officials were concerned that Israel could be heading for a new conflict, despite signing a peace treaty with Egypt the year before, according…

Bah humbug: Santas booted out of Tiananmen Square

Dozens of mainly foreign residents of Beijing dressed up as Santa Claus as part of a worldwide weekend costume parade got a lump of coal in their Christmas stockings — ejection from Tiananmen Square. The group was taking part in Saturday’s SantaCon — a worldwide event that sees people don…

US contractor bought Afghan policemen drugs, little boys, cable reveals

Update: In a statement, DynCorp vice president of communications Ashley Vanarsdall Burke confirmed that contractors had hired a 17-year-old boy to perform at an employee’s going away party, but denied that drugs or alcohol were involved. Original report continues below… US State Dept. called ownership of Afghan ‘dancing boys’ a…

Travel group: A Mexico vacation can save gay teens from suicide

An event planning company has decided to target the gay market, by announcing that they’ll help plan gay and lesbian weddings in Mexico. That’s not the story, however. The event planning group released a bizarre press release that actually trumpeted gay teen suicides as part of the reason why homosexuals…

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