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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 »

Harry Reid Picks The One Race That Could Cost Democrats The Senate

Harry Reid Picks One Race To Determine The Senate Control

Harry Reid is showing serious concern over the Senate races that will be decided in Tuesday’s midterm elections. With a number of polling websites forecasting a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate — and a hold of control over the House of Representatives — the outlooks are pretty grim for Democrats. Having the GOP control… Read more »

IRS Veteran Details How The Agency Is Failing The American People

What's the IRS doing wrong? Former agent says he knows.

In a Reddit post that’s going viral, a former IRS agent is spilling his guts, answering anything, and describing why he thinks the IRS is broken — and what he’s telling the government to do about it. He’s summarized his letter in 16 points. The highlights are below. Mike Gregory says that the title of… Read more »

Kaci Hickox Was A ‘Disease Detective’ For The CDC

Kaci Hickox Worked For CDC

Kaci Hickox was a “disease detective” for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), according to a widely overlooked part of her op-ed for the Dallas Morning News. While Hickox did not fail to disclose this information to readers — or rather, the Dallas Morning News didn’t — Conservative news sites have recently taken… Read more »

Gun Control Support Plummets To Near-Record Lows [Poll]

Gun Control Support Is In Decline

Gun control support has taken a tumble since 2012. According to a new poll from Gallup, the numbers have fallen to near-record lows in just a two-year period from 58 percent to 47 percent. This 11-point drop was due to both Republicans and Democrats easing on support. On the Democrat side, it represents a drop… Read more »

Ebola Survey: Majority Support Quarantines, Including 56 Percent Of Doctors

Ebola Survey Shows Differing Attitudes About Quarantines

A new Ebola survey commissioned by WebMD/Medscape shows that a majority of Americans find it reasonable to quarantine people traveling into the United States from Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, the three most heavily hit countries in the current outbreak. Out of the respondents in the online survey, 57 percent said yes, it was reasonable,… Read more »