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Obama Impeachment: Paul Ryan Says No

Sarah Palin fired the first volley. The half-term Alaska governor took to the pages of Breitbart to insist that impeachment proceedings begin against President Obama. Her reasoning behind the move? “Because of Obama‚Äôs purposeful dereliction of duty an untold number of illegal immigrants will kick off their shoes and come on in, competing against Americans for our jobs and limited …

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Paul Ryan May Be Challenged By Dead Sikh’s Son

In 2012, a white supremacist military veteran loaded up with weapons and attacked the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Five people were killed in the attack, including Satwant Singh Kaleka, the small-business owner who founded the temple. No motive was ever discovered. Now, the AP reports Kaleka’s son, Amar, will be filing paperwork on Wednesday to form an exploratory …

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Paul Ryan: Possible Dealstriker on Fiscal Crisis

Paul Ryan is stepping up to the proverbial plate in negotiations within the troubled government on the two impending crises in our great nation, according to Fox News. He is proposing a plan to increase federal debt that is tied largely to simplifying the tax code, to make enough changes to Medicare to offset cuts to domestic spending and defense …

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Paul Ryan: Gay Adoption Ok, Gay Marriage Not

With a tipping point in the U.S. gay rights debate seemingly reached, even Republican politicians seem to be shifting their positions. In March, Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman had a “change of heart” after learning his son is gay, and now supports gay marriage. This week Paul Ryan, a U.S. representative from Wisconsin and former vice presidential candidate, revealed that …

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Mitt Romney Speaks! On Facebook, That Is

Former Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney hasn’t been very active on social media since his defeat in the November election. His last tweet was sent out on November 10th of 2012, and it thanked everyone for their support. On Facebook, Romney’s team had only made two posts since losing the election – one thanking supporters and one wishing followers a …

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Vice Presidential Debate Saw 3.5 Million Tweets

Last week’s first Presidential debate broke a Twitter record. With over 10 million total tweets coming in from start to finish, it became the most tweeted-about event in U.S. politics. Could the Vice Presidential debate live up to that sort of social media chatter? Not quite. But it did draw an impressive crowd. Twitter confirms that last night’s VP debate …

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Biden Calls Malarkey, Chuckles During Debate

Joe Biden certainly didn’t disappoint those who tuned in to the vice presidential debate looking for something more than just a dry argument; his somewhat sarcastic, increasingly agitated replies to Paul Ryan are already the subject of web gossip and memes this morning. It began with Biden calling malarkey after Ryan was asked to give his opinion on the Libya …

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Joe Biden Won the Debate If You Ask the Xbox LIVE Community

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced that they would live-stream all three Presidential debates and the sole Vice Presidential debate via their new Elections Hub inside the Xbox 360 dashboard. But unlike YouTube, who’s simply streaming the events, Xbox is asking (Xbox LIVE Gold) members to provide feedback during the contests. “Throughout the debate, the Xbox LIVE community will be able …

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Vice Presidential Debate Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder]

If you want to see the current Vice President of the United States and the man that could assume that role battle it out face-to-face, tonight’s your only chance. At 9 pm ET, Joe Biden and Paul Ryan will meet for the only Vice Presidential debate of the campaign season. The debate will take place at Centre College in Danville, …

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Paul Ryan Contemplates New Band Names in the Latest Bad Lip Reading

About every couple of weeks, YouTube users can expect another installment of Bad Lip Reading, the hilarious series that redubs popular videos with nonsensical, oftentimes irreverent words – of course, based on the target’s lip reading. Well, it’s that time again, and their latest episode doesn’t disappoint. After going after Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney back in August, they’ve now …

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Paul Ryan’s Speech Pushes GOP Convention Tweets Over 2 Million

On Tuesday, Twitter told us that this year’s Republican National Convention had already produced more tweets that the entirety of the 2008 convention – and it hadn’t even gotten off the ground. When the 2012 convention smashed the 2008 convention in terms of tweets, there hadn’t even been a headlining speaker yet due to the delay for Hurricane Isaac. If …

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Paul Ryan Thanks His Nearly 2 Million Facebook Fans [VIDEO]

When presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney tapped Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate, Ryan had to start up a new Facebook page tailored to his VP campaign. His old page that he’d been running as a Representative has fallen off, and his activity is being funneled into the new Paul Ryan VP page. And as his …

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