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Norway’s Center-Right Clear Election Favorite

Just two years after extreme-right terror attacks killed 77 people in Norway, the center-right coalition appears set to oust Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and the country’s reigning center-left coalition. Norway’s parliamentary election is scheduled to be held Monday, September 9, 2013. Pundits predict Stoltenberg’s eight year tenure as Prime Minister will end, and Erna Solberg (shown above) will be elected …

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As More Secession Petitions Appear, Petition to Deport Signers of Secession Petitions Gains Steam

If the situation over at the White House petition site wasn’t already silly, now it’s official. As the number of petitions to allow states to secede from the United States continues to grow, there are now a couple of petitions aimed at punishing those who signed said petitions. Yesterday, we told you that the number of secessions petitions on the …

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Nearly Half the States Are Represented in Secession Petitions on the White House Site

Some people are taking the election results pretty hard, or at least had the election serve as a catalyst for their previously-held secessionist beliefs. Maybe it’s the fact that Lincoln hits the theaters this week. Whatever the case, you should probably know that there are currently 25 different petitions to secede from the United States on the White House’s “We …

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This Is What It Looks Like (on Facebook) When You Lose a Presidential Election

Losing a Presidential election must be hard. Mitt Romney has a wonderful family, he’s healthy (per Presidential physical), and he can continue on with his life knowing that nearly half of the country wanted him to be President – he’ll be ok. But still, it has to be tough – I can only imagine. Of course, the amount of people …

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Victoria Jackson Loses It On Twitter, Gets Spoofed

Victoria Jackson, a former “Saturday Night Live” cast member and comedienne, has garnered negative attention over the past several years for her outspoken rants about gays, God, and politics; however, none have come close to her latest tirade on Twitter after the election was called. Jackson tweeted several times about America being “dead” now that Obama is back in office, …

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Beyonce Tweets Support For Obama

Beyonce came into the Twitter world much later than the rest of us, because she was busy being married to Jay-Z, having the most talked about–and least seen–celebrity baby ever, and generally ruling the world. But when she joined, she made sure to come in with a bang. Bey and her man are famously supportive of President Obama, and she …

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Popular Vote: Will Obama Take That, Too?

While the days leading up to the election were stressful for the parties involved, perhaps even more stress was laid upon the shoulders of each candidate’s supporters on election night. It seemed like a very tight race for hours, sometimes even coming within a few hundred votes for some states. Shortly before midnight, however, President Obama won the necessary amount …

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Check Out This Cool “Paths to the White House” Map

Tomorrow’s the big day – Election 2012. Everyone thinks this is going to be a close one (although there’s plenty of debate regarding just how close), and we know that, like many years, the outcome will be decided by a handful of swing states. Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Colorado, New Hampshire – these are a few of the states that will …

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“Bronco Bama” Girl: 4-Year Old Sick Of Election-Talk

I think most of us can commiserate; listening to endless polling stats and predictions, recaps of debates, recaps of campaign stops, and recaps of recaps can be difficult to handle in the weeks leading up to election day. So when 4-year old Abigael had a meltdown in the car and her mom found out the reason, she says she changed …

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Colin Powell Endorsement: Still Republican, But Voting Democrat

Colin Powell, who was Secretary of State under George W. Bush, publicly announced this morning that he is endorsing President Obama for a second term. Powell backed Obama during the last election, as well, much to the dismay of his fellow Republicans. But he says he likes to get all the facts and see exactly what each candidate will do …

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Romney Blimp Crash Lands in Florida

A blimp carrying a political message in favor of U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney crashed (but didn’t burn) in a field in Davie, Florida on Sunday. The aircraft made an emergency landing and deflated after high winds prevented it from moving forward. The FAA is currently investigating the incident. Along the side of the blimp, Romney’s face and the message …

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Swing State Votes Key For Both Obama and Romney

The U.S. Department of Labor recently released statistics showing that unemployment isn’t just falling on a national level, but falling in several key election swing states as well. Unemployment in Florida, Ohio, Colorado, Iowa, and North Carolina are down, while Virginia’s rate remains unchanged. While such a revelation would seem to bolster President Obama’s reelection chances, the economies in many …

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