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Mitt Romney’s Poverty Points Explored

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Mitt Romney said that under President Obama “there are more people in poverty in America than ever before.” That’s true, but the poverty rate — which accounts for population changes — was higher … Read More

California Gun Company Selling ‘Obama’s Blaster’ Gun Barrel

A California gun company has announced a new product named after the President. The ‘The Obama’s Blaster,’ by Ares Armor, is a gun barrel that, according to the description, is so named because “Yes we can build a firearm product.” … Read More

Dick Durbin Will Speak Up For Dreamers Every Day This Week

WASHINGTON — Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) plans to take to the Senate floor every day this week to share the stories of young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children. His challenge to Republicans: Are these really the … Read More

City Hall Shooting In Minnesota Leaves 2 Officers Hurt And Gunman Dead, Police Say

NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) — A gunman opened fire inside a suburban Minneapolis city building Monday night, injuring two police officers before authorities returned fire and killed him, the county sheriff’s department said. Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office chief deputy Mike … Read More

Delaware Governor Announces ‘Charles Darwin Day’

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D) has declared Feb. 12 as “Charles Darwin Day” in the state. Praising Darwin’s theory of evolution as “the foundation of modern biology, an essential tool in understanding the development of life on earth,” Markell’s proclamation … Read More

Justice Department Reportedly Spies on Millions of Cars to Build National Database

The U.S. Department of Justice secretly spies on millions of cars by gathering and storing information about motorists in order to build a national database to track movements, according to a new report in the Wall Street Journal. The database … Read More

Columnist: Obama Worse For Jews Than The Holocaust

Don Feder of the World Congress of Families has penned a new column for Grasstops USA, claiming that President Obama “is perhaps the greatest tragedy to befall the Jews since the destruction of the Second Temple.” That’s right, worse than … Read More

John Boehner Knocks Minimum Wage Hikes, But They Don’t Seem To Have Hurt Him

WASHINGTON — In an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Sunday night, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) turned to autobiography to explain his opposition to raising the federal minimum wage. “I’ve had every kinda rotten job you can imagine growin’ … Read More

Charles Blow: At Yale, The Police Detained My Son – NYTimes.com

Saturday evening, I got a call that no parent wants to get. It was my son calling from college — he’s a third-year student at Yale. He had been accosted by a campus police officer, at gunpoint! This is how … Read More

Chris Christie Launching Political Action Committee For Potential 2016 Presidential Campaign: Report

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has taken his firmest step yet toward running for president, launching an organization that allows him to raise money for a potential 2016 campaign. While not a formal entry into the … Read More

John Boehner Reveals How He Survives The State Of The Union

WASHINGTON (AP) — How to behave when 30 million Americans give your political nemesis their undivided attention in a televised speech and your job is to sit quietly behind him? House Speaker John Boehner tells CBS’ “60 Minutes” that during … Read More