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Melissa Gilbert Runs For Congress; Republicans Call Her A Tax Cheat

Melissa Gilbert is running for Congress. While Gilbert has not run for public office before, she spent four years as president of the Screen Actors Guild. Gilbert will be running against Republican incumbent Mike Bishop for the Congressional seat in Michigan’s 8th district. Gilbert announced her run on her campaign homepage, saying: “Here in Michigan, I know people are doing …

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Did The FCC Get Net Neutrality Right?

As you may have heard, the FCC announced that it has set rules on net neutrality and an open Internet, which it says “will protect free expression and innovation on the Internet and promote investment in the nation’s broadband networks.” Do you think they got it right or do there need to be changes? Let us know what you think. …

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New Bill Aims to Stop Feds from Looking at Porn on the Job

Federal employees – they’re just like you! …In that they like to watch porn. And they get bored at work. And like to cure that boredom with porn. North Carolina Republican Mark Meadows is sick of all the porn watching, however, and has introduced a new bill to “prohibit federal employees from accessing pornographic or explicit material on government computers …

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Phil Robertson Uses Bible and Gun in Congressional Campaign Ad

Phil Robertson is campaigning, not for himself, but for kin. Robertson’s nephew, Zach Dasher, is running to unseat Republican Representative Vance McAllister from Louisiana’s Fifth Congressional District. This is significant because Phil supported McAllister last time he ran. If the name “Vance McAllister” sounds familiar, that’s probably because McAllister has earned himself a nickname since he took office: The Kissing …

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‘Duck Dynasty’ Headed to Congress?

The Ducky Dynasty gang won’t be taking up congressional seats in their camouflage attire, long beards, and bandannas. However a member of their family is hoping to do just that–sans the attire. Zach Dasher, who is in fact a member of the Duck Dynasty family, has thrown his hat into the congressional ring. He is running for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional …

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Lenar Whitney Flees Interview, Catches Hell

Lenar Whitney is getting famous, but not in the way she wanted. The Louisiana Republican is a state representative and is running for Congress in an open race in her state. Whitney describes herself as very conservative. “Several people have asked me to run for this seat because I have one of the most conservative voting records in the Louisiana …

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Alanis Morissette: Political Campaign Booster

Alanis Morissette has entered the realm of politics in a big way. The legendary singer/songwriter has penned an emotionally charged theme for her friend and political equal Marianne Williamson for her run for congress. Williamson is running for Rep. Henry Waxman’s seat in California’s 33rd district. The enviable 33rd district encompasses wealthy and celebrity-drenched hot spots such as Malibu, Beverly …

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Alanis Morissette Records Marianne Williamson’s Campaign Song

Alanis Morissette recorded a song called Today for her pal Marianne Williamson to use as her campaign theme song. Williamson is running for congress in California’s 33rd district for a seat presently held by Rep. Henry Waxman. Morissette hopes her song will help take her friend all the way to congress. “I was attempting to capture the passion, mission, activism, …

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Pussy Riot Urges Congress to Crack Down on Russia

Russian punk band Pussy Riot members Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova were on Capitol Hill Tuesday lobbying for further sanctions against Russia, citing human rights violations they had witnessed first-hand under President Vladimir Putin’s administration. In a private meeting, the two activists requested that senators on the Foreign Relations Committee crack down even harder against Russia, and that Congress add …

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Redskins Name Is Racist; NFL Should Follow NBA’s Lead Says Sen. Harry Reid

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada called on the National Football League to change the name of the Washington Redskins as a response to long-standing charges that the name is racially offensive. This move is linked to the example set by the National Basketball Association in penalizing the team owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. Reid, a Democrat, stated …

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Unemployment Benefits Extension Could Be Postponed

On Wednesday, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said that the proposition to continue long-term unemployment benefits “is simply unworkable” when questioned about the potential to offer benefits for the beginning five-month lapse of 2014 and stretching retroactively all the way back until December 29, 2013. Reports claim that the Senate is expected to vote on legislation to accommodate …

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Chuck Schumer Pushes Drug and Immigration Reform

Lately, much attention has been brought to the plight that is heroin addiction here in the United States, with much unfortunate thanks going to the death of actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman, who died of a heroin overdose last month. The attention to heroin addiction is much-needed: Heroin abuse is the fastest-growing addiction in the United States, with first time abusers …

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