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Scott Walker Welcomed by ‘Poop’ and ‘Butt’ Signs During Philly Visit

Leave it to Philadelphia, the “city of brotherly love,” to give 2016 GOP presidential hopeful <b>Scott Walker</b> a warm welcome. A stinky, grossly warm …

Waitress Fired for Calling Black Couple ‘Black Couple’ on Receipt

A St. Louis-area waitress was fired recently after she referred to a black couple as “black couple” on a receipt.<p>According to local Fox affiliate …

Chuck Todd: Huckabee’s Holocaust Comments ‘Worked’ — We’re Talking About Him

“You can’t help but look at this as the Trump effect,” <b>Chuck Todd</b> said on Wednesday’s <i>Morning Joe</i> during a discussion of <b>Mike Huckabee’</b>s Iran …

911 Operator Tells Caller to ‘Deal With It Yourself’ While Gunshot Victim Dies

A 911 dispatcher with the Albuquerque Fire Department has been placed on administrative leave following the death of 17-year-old Jaydon Chavez-Silver.<p>…

Hillary Clinton Calls Planned Parenthood Videos ‘Disturbing’

In a Tuesday interview, Democratic presidential candidate <b>Hillary Clinton</b> said she found images from the undercover Planned Parenthood videos …

North Carolina GOP Chair Posts Tweets Connecting Hillary and the KKK

The chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party, <b>Hasan Harnett</b>, posted some tweets a few days ago connecting <b>Hillary Clinton</b> to the KKK getting …

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PETA: Dentist Who Shot Cecil the Lion Should Be ‘Charged and, Preferably, Hanged’

A Minnesota dentist was responsible for shooting and killing Cecil the Lion, a very popular and beloved lion at the Hwange National Park in …

Dentist Who Shot Cecil the Lion Defends Trophy Kill: ‘I Had No Idea’

A Minnesota dentist named <b>Walter James Palmer</b> was revealed Tuesday morning as the killer of Cecil the Lion, a beloved lion in Zimbabwe’s Hwange …

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Trump Would ‘Love’ Sarah Palin in His Cabinet: ‘She’s a Special Person’

<b>Donald Trump</b> would “love” to have <b>Sarah Palin</b> as part of his inevitable White House administration.<p>The Republican presidential candidate and celebrity …

Morgan Freeman and Other Celebs: Pass Iran Deal So We Don’t Wind Up ‘Super Dead’

You’ve probably heard of the Iran Deal by now. You know, that thing that President <b>Barack Obama</b> and his administration keep pushing, while Congress …

Morgan Freeman

Sandra Bland Booking Video Released by Texas Officials

Waller County, Texas officials released booking video of <b>Sandra Bland</b> in jail today and walked through it at a press conference.<p>Bland was found dead …

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Hillary Clinton<p>Trump Goes Off on Hillary Clinton for Recent Election Remarks: ‘Not a Good Statement!’<p><i>Fox & Friends</i> Guests Clash Over Hillary Clinton …

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Boy Scouts Officially Ends Ban on Gay Scout Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America today officially struck down its long-held ban on openly gay adult leaders.<p>As of January 2014, gay scouts have been allowed …

How Donald Trump Can Win

They said it couldn’t be done. First, they said <b>Donald Trump</b> would never actually run for president, and then he officially announced his run for …

Santorum Backs Huckabee: Obama Will Be ‘Greatest Funder of Terrorism in the World’

<b>Rick Santorum</b> backed up <b>Mike Huckabee</b> today for his comments about how <b>President Obama</b> “will take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven” …

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Confederate Flag<p>Virginia Governor’s Race Turns Ugly With Ad Depicting Republicans As Racist Predators<p>White Fifth Grader Goes to School Dressed as …

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Greta Van Susteren Explains Why Fox News Never Wins Any Emmys

In response to a reader’s comment, Fox News host <b>Greta Van Susteran</b> explained on her GretaWire blog why CNN and MSNBC netted Emmy nominations this …

Greta Van Susteren

‘I’m Begging You to Apologize’: Geraldo Confronts, Scolds Huckabee for Holocaust Remarks

Three of the five hosts on Fox’s <i>The Five</i> today told <b>Mike Huckabee</b> directly they weren’t exactly happy with his provocative remarks about the Iran …

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Hillary Clinton ‘Really Offended Personally’ by Huckabee’s ‘Oven Door’ Comment

Democratic presidential candidate <b>Hillary Clinton</b> condemned GOP rival <b>Mike Huckabee</b> for saying Sunday that President <b>Barack Obama</b> was marching Israelis …

Hasselbeck: Could Sandra Bland Have Attacked Cop with Her Cigarette?

<i>Fox & Friends</i> host <b>Elisabeth Hasselbeck</b> zeroed in Monday morning on the question we’ve all been asking ourselves since the death of <b>Sandra Bland</b> while …

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Chuck Todd: Clinton’s Favorability Ratings ‘Dismal’

<i>Meet the Press</i> host <b>Chuck Todd</b> previewed some new NBC/Marist poll numbers Sunday morning, and they portended poorly for Democratic frontrunner <b>Hillary</b> …

Jindal Threatens to Arrest Westboro Members Who Picket Lafayette Funerals

Louisiana Governor and 2016 GOP challenger <b>Bobby Jindal</b> picked a fight on <i>Face the Nation</i> Sunday morning with a group that actually polls lower than he …

Bobby Jindal

Perry on Lafayette Shooting: Let People Take Guns Into Movie Theaters

In the wake of a mass shooting during a screening of <i>Trainwreck</i> in Lafayette, LA, 2016 GOP contender <b>Rick Perry</b> recommended that “gun free zones” …

CNN Panel Goes Haywire When Ex-Cop Says Sandra Bland Was ‘Arrogant from the Very Beginning’

While appearing on <b>Don Lemon</b>‘s CNN show last night, former NYPD detective <b>Harry Houck</b> caused a ruckus while discussing the <b>Sandra Bland</b> arrest case by …

Anderson Cooper Confronts Trump: Is Your Behavior ‘Presidential’?

CNN’s <b>Anderson Cooper</b> today asked <b>Donald Trump</b> a question many would like to know Trump’s answer to: whether he thinks his behavior is …

NY Times Denounces ‘Campaign of Deception’ Against Planned Parenthood

The <i>New York Times</i> editorial board strongly denounced the series of hidden video exposes purporting to show Planned Parenthood engaged in the illegal …

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anderson cooper<p>Roger Stone: ‘Donald Trump Cannot Be Managed,’ He’s His Own Strategist<p>Anderson Cooper Grills Roger Stone Over Whether He Ever …

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Debate Rages over Whether Dashcam Footage of Bland Arrest Was Edited

Upon the release of dashboard camera footage showing the aggressive arrest of <b>Sandra Bland</b> by a Waller County police officer last night, speculation …

Justice

Matthews: Republicans Don’t Want Trump Now, But Were ‘Giggling’ at Birtherism

Throughout the media discussion surrounding the backlash <b>Donald Trump</b> has received for his comments, one of the recurring questions has been about why …

Donald Trump

Martin O’Malley: ISIS Exists Because of Climate Change

Democratic presidential candidate <b>Martin O’Malley</b> said on Bloomberg’s <i>With All Due Respect</i> that ISIS came about because of the effects of climate …