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Republicans are trying to learn how to talk about women (again)

<b>Ken Cuccinelli (AP/Steve Helber)</b><p>But they will never learn how to talk about women!<p>Katie McDonough<p>December 5, 2013 2:42pm (UTC)<p>The Republican Party doesn't want any more "Todd Akin-style gaffes" in 2014, so they are all taking lessons on how to talk to and about women, according to a report from …

More Instances Of Plagiarism In Rand Paul's Book

Another four cut-and-paste jobs in the senator's 2012 book.<p>Several more sections of Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul's 2012 book <i>Government Bullies</i> appear to be plagiarized from articles by think tank scholars, BuzzFeed has found.<p>As BuzzFeed previously reported, more than three pages of the book were …

Is This Another North Korean Photoshop Goof Up?

The image above, which was published by Pyongyang’s official news agency KCNA, seems to show Kim Jung-un and some of his underlings touring the site …

Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz lead shutdown protest at war memorial

Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz and other conservative Republicans led a protest on Sunday which tore down barriers at a second world war memorial in Washington and confronted police outside the White House. Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee, accused President …

Oh Lord, can't we keep religion out of politics? | Teresa Wiltz

America's founders insisted on church-state separation. Yet now we have senators and justices prattling about the devil. Save us<p>The devil is making a comeback.<p>Or maybe, if we're to believe a certain group of politicos, he's been hiding in plain sight all along.<p>And then You know, it is curious. In …

Ted Cruz unskews devastating new poll

<b>(Reuters/Jason Reed)</b><p>A recent poll finds Republicans hemorrhaging support — but Ted Cruz isn’t worried<p>Elias Isquith<p>October 11, 2013 9:36pm (UTC)<p>In a move reminiscent of the 2012 election's waning days, when Republicans insisted polls showing an Obama victory were "skewed," Ted Cruz on Friday …

Trucker Protest Gets Crazier with Lady Who Believes Obama Is Osama

Can this on-again, off-again trucker protest in D.C. get any fucking weirder than it already is? Yes, because anything is possible with speed. …

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The Inevitability Of Republican Cowardice

<b>The chickens are coming</b> home to roost and they're still chicken.<p><i>But even as he was speaking, the scenario appeared to be unraveling, with a handful of center-right Republicans who had publicly backed a clean CR abruptly reversing their stance-some denying that they had ever supported it in the</i> …

Inside the Republican Suicide Machine

The day before Congress broke for its August recess, on an afternoon when most of official Washington was tying up loose ends and racing to get out …

Obama Calls Boehner To Say He'll Negotiate — Later

President Obama phoned House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday morning to tell him that he's open to discussing Republicans' fiscal ideas, but not until the government shutdown is over and the federal debt ceiling has been raised.<p>According to a White House summary of the call, Obama also urged …

State lawmaker calls Obama “De Fuhrer”

<b>Brenda Barton (youtube.com/Arizona Republican Party)</b><p>She’s from Arizona, of course<p>Elias Isquith<p>October 8, 2013 3:10pm (UTC)<p>According to the Huffington Post, Brenda Barton, a Republican Arizona state representative, took to her Facebook on Monday to rail against President Obama — or, as she called …

Anderson Cooper spars with GOP congressman

The host of CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360″ shoots down GOPer’s complaint of media bias<p>Elias Isquith<p>October 8, 2013 5:59pm (UTC)<p>According to Politico, things between Anderson Cooper and Idaho Republican Raúl Labrador got a little heated on Monday night, as the CNN host's consistent push-back on the …