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Sheldon Silver’s Millions In Hidden Wealth?

Sheldon Silver, Speaker of the Democrat-controlled Assembly in New York, was arrested Thursday on corruption charges. The 70-year-old politician was accused of taking bribes and kickbacks and masking them as legitimate income. Sheldon Silver was scheduled to appear in court later on Thursday on the charges and his attorney, Joel Cohen, seems pretty confident that all will go well for …

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John Boehner Hate, Hate, Hates on Obama’s Free College Plan with Taylor Swift GIFs

The staff of fiscal conservative John Boehner has taken the time to explain why you should be against President Obama’s recently announced plan to provide free community college to some Americans. Knowing that that only way to reach the kids these days is either adderall or Taylor Swift, Boehner’s comms office has smartly decided to go with the latter. Fresh …

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Jeb Bush Joins Instagram, Announces PAC

Today, former Florida governor Jeb Bush announced the formation of a new political action committee, a move that people are calling his “most direct step yet toward a 2016 presidential bid”. And he made the announcement on social media – both Facebook and, for the first time, Instagram. “Today we’re launching the #RighttoRise PAC to support candidates who agree with …

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Senators Barbara Boxer And David Vitter Fight Over Obama Nominee

President Barack Obama is proposing that Jeffrey Baran, who he nominated for the Nuclear Regulatory Comission, should continue on the commission until June 2018 following the departure of Allison Macfarlane. However, the Republicans are not happy with the proposal and now Republican Senator David Vitter and Democrat Barbara Boxer are locked in a heated battle centered on Baran. “There are …

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Congressman Thomas Massie Voices Opposition To Marketplace Fairness Act

Congressman Thomas Massie on Tuesday voiced his opposition to the Marketplace Fairness Act, following in the footsteps of his Republican colleagues. Massie took to Facebook with the following message: Today I joined Senator Ted Cruz, Senator-elect Congressman Steve Daines, Congressman Walter Jones, Rep. Paul Gosar, Congressman Doug Lamborn and several groups at a press conference in opposition to the Internet …

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Obama’s Net Neutrality Plan Criticized, Is Reportedly Being Considered By FCC

Earlier this week, President Obama urged the FCC to reclassify Internet service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. He said that ultimately, it’s their decision as they’re an independent agency, but added that four million people publicly commented, asking the agency to “make sure that consumers – not the cable company – gets to decide which sites they use.” …

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Ashley Swearengin Loses Close California Controller Race

Fresno, California Mayor Ashley Swearengin lost a close race for California state controller on election day this week. Swearengin, a Republican, received 47.3 percent of the state’s votes, falling short of the 52.7 percent Democrat Betty Yee received. In a message posted to her campaign website on Wednesday Swearengin thanked supporters and campaigners. She praised her campaign for the close …

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Where Do I Vote? Google’s Election Day Doodle Answers That Question With Polling Place Lookup Box

You may be wondering, “Where do I vote?” Google knows this question is on many people’s minds across the United States today as the midterm elections are underway. Google is taking the opportunity to turn its homepage into a tool for would be voters, who may not know exactly where they need to go. Rather than making the doodle take …

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Did Opponent of SC Gov. Nikki Haley Call Her a Whore?

Politics in South Carolina can be highly entertaining at times, and this past weekend was no exception. Nikki Haley, the current SC governor, is running against Vincent Sheheen, a democrat, to keep her job. During a political event in Florence, SC on Friday, Sheheen accidentally called his opponent a “whore.” “We are going to escort whore out the door,” Sheheen …

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Chuck Norris Endorses Greg Abbott For Texas Governor

Chuck Norris is still best-known for his on-screen roles in TV shows and movies such as Walker, Texas Ranger and Lone Wolf McQuade, but for a few years now the martial artist’s conservative political views have been getting headlines. The most prominent example of this came two years ago when Norris and his wife released an anti-Obama video on YouTube …

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Stacey Dash: Blacks “Uneducated”, “Feel Worthless”

Stacey Dash made some pretty controversial remarks on Tuesday’s episode of Hannity on Fox News. The outspoken actress and Fox News correspondent was asked if she thought Obama’s policies have been helpful to the black community. Stacey Dash responded by saying, “No, not at all.” She continued, “It still keeps them stuck. They are getting money for free,” Dash said. …

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Clay Aiken Facing Sabotage Of Congressional Campaign With Stolen Signs

On Friday, a man in Sanford was reportedly cited for stealing signs used in the campaign for congressional candidate Clay Aiken. According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, a man named Jonathon Lee Gonia, 31 years old, was served with a criminal summons for removal of election or political signs. Gonia is reportedly scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday. …

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