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Ted Nugent Rocks Texas for Republican Greg Abbott’s Campaign

Ted Nugent, the 65-year-old rock musician, is campaigning alongside Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott of the GOP who is running for governor. Nugent is a 70’s rock icon who has been a long-time active supporter of the Republican Party. He is also an advocate of gun ownership rights and a member of the National Rifle Association. The rock star is …

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Vicki Kennedy Nominated For USPS Board Of Governors

Vicki Kennedy has been nominated to an advisory position by President Barack Obama. She is being considered for a position on the eleven-member Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service. Vicki Kennedy hails from Crowley, Louisiana. Her parents, Doris Ann Boustany and Edmund Reggie, were actively involved in the politics and business in the area. Her father was …

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François Hollande Meets With Barack Obama For A Different Kind Of Affair

French President Francois Hollande arrived in D.C. to attend a different kind of foreign affair. President Hollande will be the guest of honor on Tuesday, at the first state dinner hosted by the Obama administration this term. The French President has been the center of attention since the beginning of 2014, following news of his alleged affair with French actress …

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Obama To Nominate Vice Admiral Mike Rogers To Head Up The NSA

Back in October, it was announced that Gen. Keith Alexander would be stepping down as head of the NSA. While it was presumed his resignation was caused by the Snowden leaks, the government maintains that his resignation has been a long time coming. Either way, a replacement is on the way. The Hill reports that Obama is close to announcing …

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Vladimir Putin Defends Anti-Gay Law

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently defended his country’s new controversial anti-gay law, and explained that it was not intended to discriminate against anyone. “It seems to me that the law that we have adopted does not hurt anyone,” he said during an interview in Sochi on Friday. “Moreover, individuals of non-traditional orientation cannot feel like second-rate humans in this country …

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Ricin Guilty Plea, Man Also Nabbed For Molestation

Tupelo, Mississippi native James Everette Dutschke pleaded guilty on Friday to charges related to sending Ricin-laced letters to President Obama. The 41-year-old was also on the hook for mailing letters to Mississippi’s Senator Roger Wicker and Sadie Holland, a Lee County judge. Dutschke has been in jail since he had been accused of mailing the toxic letters back in April. …

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Obama Administration Still Supports Net Neutrality

Open Internet advocates all over the nation today were saddened to learn that D.C. District Court of Appeals sided with Verizon in its fight with the FCC over the Commission’s net neutrality rules. While the FCC can still appeal to the Supreme Court, many are concerned that the Commission won’t even bother. The Obama administration is now strongly hinting that …

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Obama To Outline NSA Reforms Next Week

Shortly after Edward Snowden leaked details regarding the NSA’s surveillance practices, President Obama announced that he would put together a review panel that would recommend changes to how the agency conducts its surveillance operations. Now that that report is in the hands of the president, he’s ready to act upon those recommendations. The White House announced today that President Obama …

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Fall of Fallujah Spawns Debate Over Who Is To Blame

Fallujah is one of multiple cities in Iraq that proved to be bloody, cruel battlegrounds for US soldiers looking to secure the area from militants back in 2004. The fighting that took place in Fallujah was some of the most intense since Vietnam, but barely ten years after US Marines were able to secure the city from militants, an unfortunate …

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Unemployment Extension Possible in 2014?

The million or more people who will no longer be seeing unemployment checks – money that has kept food on the table – are unsure of how they will survive. However, the possible good news is that next week, as early as Monday, Senate Democrats will move to vote on a three month extension for unemployment benefits for the 1.3 …

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Edward Snowden Clemency: What Do You Say, Obama?

Edward Snowden is a whistle-blower who exposed the U.S. governmental spy agencies and what they did that infringed on U.S. citizens, as well as some of its allies. He deserves clemency — or even a full pardon from President Barack Obama. That’s the request put forth to President Obama by the New York Times and Britain’s Guardian newspaper, urging him …

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