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97 House Republicans Send Anti-Rice Letter To Obama

97 House Republicans Write Anti-Rice Letter To Obama

Almost 100 Republicans from the US House of Representatives have submitted an anti-Susan Rice letter to President Barack Obama, warning against nominating the US Ambassador as Secretary of State. In their letter to the president, the House Republicans accuse Rice of “having either willfully or incompetently misled the American public in the Benghazi affair,” reports… Read more »

Rand Paul 2016? This Is Already Getting Good

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Rand Paul, son of Libertarian idol Ron Paul, has always been one who (much like Dad) won’t shy away from speaking his mind regardless of whether he feels the answer is politically advantageous. And in 2016, Rand Paul may run for President — because unlike others being courted for the job of Commander-in-Chief, Paul isn’t… Read more »

Judge: Hobby Lobby Must Offer Morning-After Pill

Hobby Lobby Loses Appeal To Stop Coverage Of Morning-After Pill

Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. must provide the morning-after pill and week-after birth control pill to their employees as part of their insurance coverage, per a judge’s ruling on Monday. US District Judge Joe Heaton denied a request by the arts and crafts company to prevent the government from enforcing parts of the health care law… Read more »

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Defends Susan Rice On Benghazi ‘Talking Points’

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California Senator Dianne Feinstein, chair of the US Senate Intelligence Committee, confirmed Sunday that she is initiating a review of “talking points” related to the attack in Benghazi on September 11 after what she says is heavy “politicization” of remarks made by US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice in the wake of the… Read more »

Newt Gingrich Calls Romney’s ‘Gifts’ Comment ‘Nuts’

Gingrich Blasts Romney's 'Gifts' Comment

Newt Gingrich has called Mitt Romney‘s now notorious “gifts” comment “nuts,” adding , “I mean, first of all, it’s insulting.” The former House Speaker made the comments on ABC on Sunday. Gingrich was referring to comments Romney made that suggested he lost the election because President Barack Obama offered “gifts” to minorities and young voters,… Read more »

Nancy Pelosi: No Fiscal Cliff Deal Without Tax Hikes For Rich

Nancy Pelosi Hopeful Of Averting Fiscal Cliff Crisis

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi stated during an interview on ABC’s This Week that she hopes lawmakers can come to a deal to avert the impending “fiscal cliff,” but added that any agreement has to include tax rate increases for the wealthy. Pelosi stated that she won’t be able to accept any deal on the… Read more »

Jill Kelley Claims ‘Truth Will Come Out’ About Paula Broadwell

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General David Petraeus whistleblower Jill Kelley reportedly believes she has been “unfairly targeted” by the media and feels the real “criminal” in the scandal is Paula Broadwell. Kelley sent multiple emails to Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn asking for help with the paparazzi outside her home, according to the New York Daily News. The Tampa Bay… Read more »

Chris Christie Also Disagrees With Romney’s ‘Gifts’ Excuse [Video]

Chris Christie disagrees with Romney's "gifts" excuse

Earlier this week rising GOP star Bobby Jindal took issue with Mitt Romney’s election loss excuse that he couldn’t compete with President Obama’s “gifts” to minorities. Joining the debate is New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a GOP star in his own right, who also disagrees with the “gifts” comment. Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Friday,… Read more »

Obama Could Be Impeached For Ignoring Benghazi Terrorist Attack? [Op-Ed]

Obama Could Be Impeached For Ignoring Benghazi Terrorist Attack [Op-Ed]

Commentary | Based upon General Petraeus testifying that the CIA knew the Benghazi consulate attack was in fact known to be a terrorist attack from the beginning, Republicans have already started claiming that the Obama administration was purposefully lying and attempting to cover up the situation for political reasons before the November elections. This new… Read more »

John McCain Snaps On Reporter Over Skipped Benghazi Briefing [Audio]

John McCain gets short with reporter who asks about missed meeting

John McCain got a little testy with a CNN reporter who asked why he skipped a Benghazi briefing to complain about Benghazi in a separate press conference. Today, the Arizona Senator slammed President Obama over his handling of the Benghazi Consulate attack which resulted in the deaths of four American citizens. In a press conference,… Read more »

GOP Vows To Block UN Ambassador Susan Rice As Secretary Of State

Obama Defends Ambassador Susan Rice

President Obama warned Republicans on Wednesday to stop going after UN Ambassador Susan Rice for her September 16 comments about the Libya consulate attack. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) pledged on Wednesday that, should Susan Rice be nominated as the next Secretary of State, they would do everything in their power to… Read more »

In Final Address, Ron Paul Declares ‘Our Constitution Has Failed’

Ron Paul says Constitution has failed in farewell address

In a 52-minute address that will likely be his last in Congress, Texas Representative Ron Paul has declared America’s Constitution a failure. “Our Constitution, which was intended to limit government power and abuse, has failed,” the Republican representative said. “The Founders warned that a free society depends on a virtuous and moral people. The current… Read more »

Mitt Romney: I Lost Because Of Obama’s ‘Gifts’ To Minorities

Mitt Romney talks about why he lost

Mitt Romney has finally broken the silence on his 2012 election loss, telling his top campaign donors on Wednesday that “the gifts” President Obama had extended to minority voters earned him a second term. In a campaign donor call, Mitt Romney expressed his disappointment in President Obama’s re-election, saying that neither he nor his top… Read more »

David Petraeus Will Testify In Benghazi Probe [Report]

David Petraeus Testify Congress Benghazi

Former CIA director David Petraeus has agreed to testify before Congress regarding the September 11 attack on the US Consulate a the same time a group of Republican senators is requesting a Watergate-style congressional committee to investigate the attack. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, stated, “Mr. Petraeus has indicated… Read more »

Texas Secession Might Have Some Legal Standing [Op-Ed]

Texas Secession Might Have Some Legal Standing In My Opinion

Commentary | The Texas secession movement is gaining steam through a White House petition. A question quite often raised is whether it is even legal for a state, such as Texas, to secede from the Union. I’m not going to consider whether or not Texas, or any other state, should secede from the Union, but… Read more »