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Maher: How would Jesus run (for president)?

On Friday night’s Real Time with Bill Maher, liberal talk show host Bill Maher proposed a hypothetical: What if Jesus ran for president today? Let’s just say he thinks it probably wouldn’t turn out well. This video is from HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, broadcast Friday, Sept. 30, 2011.…

Union president: We and ‘Occupy Wall Street’ are ‘singing the same song’

Transport Workers Union president John Samuelson appeared Friday on Current TV’s Countdown and explained to guest host David Shuster that his union is making common cause with the Occupy Wall Street protesters because they are “singing the same song and fighting the same battle that our union has fought for…

Venezuela’s Chavez denies health problems

President Hugo Chavez appeared before journalists to deny reports his health had taken a turn for the worse, saying he was “doing well” as he recovers from cancer treatment. The Venezuelan president showed up at the Miraflores presidential palace wearing a baseball cap and glove, tossing a ball as he commented about his health…

Rep. Joe Walsh: Media protects Obama because he’s black

Tea party Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) thinks that the color of the president’s skin will play a big part in next year’s election. “[Y]ou see this administration playing class warfare and race warfare games,” Media Research Center’s Brent Bozell told Walsh during a recent interview. “Now, that’s their problem. But…

McConnell: ‘No particular reaction’ to GOP audiences cheering death

Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) isn’t condemning the Republican presidential debate audiences that have consistently cheered death. During the two most recent debates, audiences were delighted with Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s record number of executions and the notion that an uninsured 30-year-old man in a coma would be left…

Bill Clinton on Obama’s numbers: Polls don’t matter now

Bill Clinton’s thoughts on national polls for 2012 at the moment: Who cares? The former president appeared on Meet The Press on Sunday morning, talking with host David Gregory on a wide arrange of issues including his upcoming “Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting” this week. When asked about President Obama’s…

Bill Clinton on Obama’s numbers: Polls don’t matter now

Bill Clinton’s thoughts on national polls for 2012 at the moment: Who cares? The former president appeared on Meet The Press on Sunday morning, talking with host David Gregory on a wide arrange of issues including his upcoming “Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting” this week. When asked about President Obama’s…

Nissan to expand U.S. availability of all-electric Leaf model

WASHINGTON — Nissan North America said Tuesday it was expanding the availability of the all-electric Nissan Leaf to more US outlets and raising the price for the 2012 model. Brian Carolin, senior vice president of sales and marketing, said the Leaf will be available this fall in 10 additional states…

Bachmann: Divert black farmer money to flood victims

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (R-MN) used her tour of flood damage in Iowa Monday as an opportunity to assert that it was a waste to pay African American farmers who sued the government over discrimination. Bachmann and Rep. Steve King (R-IA) told reporters that funds intended for a 1999…

Pakistan’s first woman foreign minister sworn in

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s first woman foreign minister — and also its youngest — was sworn in on Tuesday, ending a five-month job vacancy a week before crucial peace talks in India. Hina Rabbani Khar, aged 34, is also expected to meet US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the sidelines…

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