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America ready for gay president, Jimmy Carter says

The United States has grown tolerant enough to elect a gay president in the near future, according to former President Jimmy Carter, a Nobel Laureate “Well, I think the entire population of America has come tremendous strides forward in dealing with the issue of gays,” Carter told BigThink. Carter said…

While Netanyahu decides on settlements, Hamas response as yet unclear

As the U.S. scrambles to convince Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to extend the moratorium on building Israeli settlements, which will expire on Sunday, American policymakers should be equally concerned about Hamas if settlement building resumes, say Middle East experts. The newest iteration of Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations that began earlier…

Cornyn: NYC mosque will be an election issue

President Barack Obama stepped forcefully into the debate over the “Ground Zero mosque” Friday with an impassioned defense of freedom of religion. One Republican senator says the president has now made this an election issue. Sen. John Cornyn told Fox News’ Bret Baier that voters would “render their verdict” in…

Force women to bear rapists’ babies, say multiple GOP candidates

Rachel Maddow asks why Democrats aren’t making GOP extremism a national issue MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has been researching the positions on abortion held by current Republican candidates and believes that, overall, they are far more extreme than in any previous election year. She also wonders why the Democratic Party hasn’t…

Obama calls for legislation to restrict lobbyist influence on elections

US President Barack Obama called on Congress on Saturday to pass reforms limiting the influence of special interest groups on US elections, saying the integrity of US democracy needed to be protected. “What we are facing is no less than a potential corporate takeover of our elections,” Obama said in…

Japanese islanders rally against US base plan

TOKYO — Thousands of people rallied on a remote Japanese island Sunday, protesting against a possible government move to relocate a major US air base there. The issue centres around a decision by Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama to review a 2006 agreement with the United States to allow the Futenma…

Maddow to Sen. Brown: ‘You need to stop lying’ about nonexistent Senate run

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has drawn a line in the sand and told Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown that he has to “stop lying” about claims that she’s planning to run against him for Senate. In an aggressive monologue in which she asserted at least a dozen times that the recently-elected Republican…

Podesta: Bush admin only spent one hour on Afghanistan report

Will: ‘A bit of dithering might have been in order before we went into Iraq’ The Bush administration spent only one hour on a report on Afghanistan before handing the issue over to the incoming Obama administration, a former Clinton-era White House chief of staff says. John Podesta, now president…

Fleischer: Birthers just like ‘loony’ liberals who thought Gore won

On CNN’s Larry King Live Show Tuesday evening, as King and Democratic strategist James Carville try in vain to get Republican Congressman Michele Bachmann to answer a question about the ‘birthers,’ former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer chimes in claiming hypocrisy by the left because there were those who…

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