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Bernie Sanders: ‘Election Day Should Be National Holiday’

Bernie Sanders: Make Election Day A National Holiday

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to make Election Day a national holiday, according to a new proposal that he’s written. Sanders’ motivations for the bill are the poor voter turnout from Tuesday’s election in which Republicans handily defeated Democrats in most major congressional races, retaking the Senate and adding seats in the already-red House of… Read more »

Willie Nelson: ‘The Best Medicine For Stress Is Pot’

Willie Nelson Thinks Pot Is Best For Stress

Willie Nelson has been a proponent of legalizing marijuana for decades. He’s also been one of the drug’s most satisfied customers and one could argue that it’s kept him relevant to younger audiences for longer than he would have been otherwise. Not that Nelson’s music isn’t superb, it’s just that generations have a tendency to… Read more »

Republican Takover Is Obama’s Fault, Chief Of Staff For Harry Reid Claims

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Harry Reid’s chief of staff is blaming President Barack Obama for Republicans takeover of the Senate and solidifying their majority in the House of Representitives. David Krone, the Nevada Senator’s chief staffer, told the Washington Post that the President and the White House were not “up to speed”‘ prior to the 2014 Midterms. Senator Harry… Read more »

Charlie Crist Concedes FL Election, Loses For Third Time In Four Years

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Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist called his opponent, incumbent Republican Rick Scott, around midnight to concede defeat in Tuesday’s election. This marks the third time Crist has lost, for three different parties, in the last four years. Crist, a career politician, was defeated by Marco Rubio in the Republican primary in 2010, then was defeated… Read more »

Ron Paul Chimes In On Elections, Calls Them ‘1-Party Monopoly’

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Former congressman Ron Paul is no stranger to controversy or headline-grabbing statements about America’s political process. The retired doctor and congressman from Texas has been very vocal in the elections today. Speaking with Russia Today, Ron Paul called the midterm elections the “monopoly of a one party system” and says it’s all too evident that… Read more »

Where Do I Vote: 2014 Midterm Elections Likely To See Low Turnout

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The polls open early across America today leaving many to ask “Where do I vote?” Its a fair question for those interested in having a hand in the direction of the country. Yet, without the inclusion of a presidential election, midterm elections routinely see relatively low voter turnout. According to Fairvote.org, turnout of eligible voters… Read more »

Music Legend Says Obama Has Elevated ‘Lying To An Art Form’

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Music legend Charlie Daniels says President Barack Obama has elevated “lying to an art form.” The Charlie Daniels Band front man has been praised by previous presidents for his contributions to folk music, the country-rock music genre, and for his fiddle playing. Charlie Daniels said he is alarmed at the level of lying which being… Read more »