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$10 Minimum Wage Proposed by Michigan Democrats $10 Minimum Wage Proposed by Michigan Democrats
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Michigan lawmakers are looking to raise their state’s minimum wage as debate heats up across the country over how the current rate and any changes to it would affect workers. The proposed bill looks to set the new minimum wage …

Zuckerberg: U.S. Immigration Policy ‘Unfit for Today’s World’ Zuckerberg: U.S. Immigration Policy ‘Unfit for Today’s World’
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has pulled the cover off his immigration reform group, outlining its position and naming its advocates in a Washington Post op-ed. He starts off with an anecdote about a young, undocumented student that he teaches in …

Bill Clinton Sends His First Tweet at Stephen Colbert’s Behest

President Clinton may understand the social media is and will continue to make the difference in today’s grassroots politics, but that doesn’t mean he participates in all of it. Although you may have seen plenty of Bill Clinton-themed Twitter accounts …

Margaret Thatcher Dies, Buckingham Palace Issues Statement

“Iron Lady” Margaret Thatcher has passed away at the age of 87. The news was announced by her daughter, Carol Thatcher, who said she died peacefully following a stroke on Monday morning. Buckingham Palace issued the following statement: “The Queen …

AP: ‘Illegal Immigrant’ No Longer an Acceptable Term AP: ‘Illegal Immigrant’ No Longer an Acceptable Term
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The AP, apart from being a news organization, also publishes a highly influential stylebook used by schools and journalists across the country. And they have just made a pretty significant change to it. Starting now, the AP Stylebook no longer …

Senator Arrested in NYC Mayor Bribery Scandal
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New York state Senator Malcolm Smith was arrested today in connection with an alleged bribery scandal involving Smith gaining ballot listing for New York City’s Republican mayoral primary. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New …

U.S. Jets to S. Korea Amid Rising Tensions
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As North Korea continues to release inflammatory statements about joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises on its border, tensions between the two Koreas are rising higher than they have in recent years. North Korea has stated that it is now at …

Zuckerberg Leads Push to Form New Super PAC [REPORT] Zuckerberg Leads Push to Form New Super PAC [REPORT]
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Some Silicon Valley leaders, led by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, are looking to form their own SuperPAC to tackle a variety of issues in Washington. According to sources quotes by the San Francisco Chronicle, Zuckerberg has already pledged as much …

Christie Gay Therapy Bill Stance Still Unclear
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Being a Republican governor in a blue state can be difficult, especially if that governor may rumored to be gearing up to run for the Republican nomination for President in 2016. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tried to walk the …

Donald Rumsfeld Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day on Twitter

This week is the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, dubbed Operation Iraqi Freedom, which led to the nearly 9-year Iraq War. Beginning on March 20th, 2003 and lasting until December 18th, 2011 (when Secretary of Defense Leon …

$22 Minimum Wage Matches U.S. Productivity, Says Senator
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Though the minimum wage in the U.S. has risen in recent years, the current $7.25 per hour minimum wage is still looking sparse when considered next to the rising cost of living in the U.S. Large hikes in the minimum …

Pat Boone Calls Obama a Marxist, Thinks he Was on a Presidential “Enemies List”
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Pat Boone made a name for himself as a pop star and film actor in the 50s and 60s. While he was well-known for his voice, many might not remember that he is also well-known as a highly religious political …

Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, and Other Tech Leaders Push for Immigration Reform Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, and Other Tech Leaders Push for Immigration Reform
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Tech leaders have crafted a joint letter to President Obama and the nation’s top lawmakers, asking that Washington work together to craft some sort of comprehensive immigration reform by the end of this year. The letter was signed by over …

Rand Paul’s Filibuster Nets Him 40,000+ Twitter Followers Rand Paul’s Filibuster Nets Him 40,000+ Twitter Followers
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On Wednesday (and into early Thursday), Kentucky Junior Senator Rand Paul led a 13-hour filibuster – the old-fashioned “talk until you can’t talk anymore” type. Paul, aided by a handful of other Senators, used exactly 12 hours and 52 minutes …

Kissinger Hospitalized After Fall at Home
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The Associated Press is reporting that former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has been hospitalized after suffering a fall at his home in New York. The New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has stated that Kissinger is expected to be …

Twitter Isn’t Really a Great Representation of ‘The Public’ Twitter Isn’t Really a Great Representation of ‘The Public’
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If you’re on Twitter, you know that users there have some pretty strong opinions on what’s currently going on in the world. But a new study from Pew calls into question the reliability of Twitter as a true gauge for …

Ann Romney Blames Media For Election Loss
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Though blaming the media and labeling it “liberal” is a common refrain for conservatives in the U.S., hearing the accusation come from a woman who could have been First Lady shows just how divisive political media in the country has …

Congressman Vines the Submission of His First Bill Congressman Vines the Submission of His First Bill

For a U.S. Congressperson, simply using Twitter or Facebook (or even Instagram) to detail their daily activities to the American public is so yesterday. Freshman Representative Mark Takano (D, CA) has just submitted his very first bill, and he’s just …

Limbaugh “Ashamed” of the U.S. Over Sequestration
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This week conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh embarked on a tirade during his show and ended up admitting that he is “ashamed” of the U.S. The host blasted the issue of sequestration, calling it a repeat of other “crises” …

Knife Fight Director Bill Guttentag Talks At Google

Bill Guttentag, director of the political comedy/drama “Knife Fight” recently participated in an “@Google Talk,” which the company has now uploaded for viewing. In addition to directing the Rob Lowe film, he has helmed a number of documentaries, including: Soundtrack …

House of Cards Made 86% of Netflix Users More Likely to Stick Around House of Cards Made 86% of Netflix Users More Likely to Stick Around
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Netflix has refused to release any specific data on how many of its subscribers are watching their first foray into big-budget original content, House of Cards. Content Chief Ted Sarandos has said that the show is currently the most-watched thing …