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Mitt Romney 2012,
Last month, Mitt Romney's campaign got into a dustup with the Washington Post after the newspaper reported that Bain Capital, the private equity firm the GOP presidential candidate founded, invested in several US companies that outsourced jobs to China and India. The campaign indignantly demanded a retraction, claiming that these...
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WASHINGTON -- Dozens of the House Republicans who voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday have young adult children who are eligible to stay on their parents' health insurance, thanks to a provision contained in that very same law. A handful of them are...
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While Republicans lambast the cost of implementing health care reform, a new report shows that their efforts to repeal the law have come at a major cost to taxpayers -- to the tune of nearly $50 million. The House of Representatives again voted to repeal President Obama's signature health care...
By David Schwartz PHOENIX, July 11 (Reuters) - An inmate has been indicted for allegedly plotting to kill a hard-line Arizona sheriff to hold him "personally accountable" for deporting his family members to Mexico, sheriff's officials said on Wednesday. Samuel Matta, 29, was served with the indictment in prison on...
WASHINGTON -- The Southern Poverty Law Center is demanding that a Virginia Republican "immediately cease and desist" his use of a gay couple's engagement photo in anti-gay materials in Colorado. The Republican official is Loudoun County Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio of Sterling, president of the right-wing,...
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WASHINGTON -- The partisan wrestling on tax issues took an odd turn in the Senate Wednesday as Republicans objected to a vote on President Barack Obama's plan for a one-year extension of Bush-era tax cuts for people earning less than $250,000. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) had challenged Democrats...
Isn't it about time someone wrote a song about Gavin Newsom? The former San Francisco mayor, current California Lt. Governor and Current TV talk show host has always attracted an outsize amount of attention. But up until now, most of that attention has either come from media gadflies...
According to a report from the Sunlight Foundation, Mitt Romney will need to outraise President Barack Obama by $158 million over the next four months if he wants to take the lead in overall fundraising. This punctures a bit of the new narrative of Romney having passed Obama in fundraising....
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WASHINGTON -- Prominent members of the Congressional Black Caucus gave Mitt Romney points for speaking to the NAACP Wednesday -- but said he clearly didn't learn whatever lessons his father taught him about civil rights and the right to vote. Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, addressed the venerable civil...
A congressional race in upstate New York is drawing some national attention after conservative talk show hosts made racially tinged remarks about an Asian-American candidate. House contenders Nate Shinagawa, a Democrat, and incumbent Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) are steering clear of wading into the ballooning controversy, which was...
Joe Biden caused a stir Tuesday when he made a subtle sex joke about growing up with "thin walls" in his parents' home. Biden cracked the joke while speaking at an annual conference for the National Council of La Raza, a Hispanic advocacy group in Las Vegas. While sharing stories...
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Updated story Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is being treated for a mood disorder, according to a statement released by his office. From Jackson's doctor, via CNN: "The Congressman is receiving intensive medical treatment at a residential treatment facility for a mood disorder. He is responding positively...
Mitt Romney's speech to the NAACP was so cringe-inducing it's possible it was a bit for Betty White's "Off Their Rockers." Romney's campaign demanded that a production company called "Snob" conceal its name during an event, meaning Car Elevator Political Sign Co. probably won't get all that free publicity it...
Politics Social Web,
While it’s certainly no exact science, hidden in our online data are oodles of information about politics. Want to know the outcome of an election? Google might be able to tell you. Curious which candidate is most popular? Twitter can now offer up an answer. ...
A Florida state House candidate on Wednesday called the Anti-Defamation League a "despicable organization" after the civil rights agency criticized an email he sent to supporters claiming a vote for him is “a vote for the Jewish community.” Last month, Surfside City Commissioner Sheldon Lisbon, a Democrat and himself Jewish,...
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The federal government's rural development agency released a report Wednesday outlining a series of recommendations for North Dakota in the wake of the state's oil boom and economic growth. The report was the culmination of a listening tour launched by federal rural development officials last year across North Dakota...
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Mitt Romney's address to the NAACP was a mixed bag of audience reactions. There was applause when the presumptive Republican nominee said he would reform education and defend "traditional marriage," even though the civil rights organization issued a resolution last month in support of marriage equality. At various points, Romney's...
SPRINGFIELD — The U.S. attorney’s office has opened a criminal investigation into a series of legislative scholarships awarded by state Sen. Annazette Collins — marking an expansion of a federal probe into the scandal-tainted tuition-waiver program. The Chicago Sun-Times on Tuesday obtained a copy of a June 1 federal subpoena...
WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan congressional duo is calling for the American public to be given access to the same information that members of Congress have through the Congressional Research Service. Reps. Leonard Lance (R-N.J.) and Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) announced Tuesday that they have introduced a House resolution that would allow...
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Families going to the circus in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday will have to walk past throngs of protesters, some with graphic photos of alleged animal abuse, before reaching the ticket counter. As the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus begins a seven-day run at the Staples Center,...