Stephen Legault

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NFL fines Ahmad Brooks for hit

The NFL fined San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks $15,750 for his hit Sunday on New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees.<p>Brooks' agent, Greg …

NFL

Ted Cruz reveals he’s a thin-skinned hypocrite

The Texas senator gets huffy with CNN, then reveals his bogus, anti-states’ rights plan to replace the ACA<p>Sen. Ted Cruz pretends to be a tough guy, but mostly he spends his time trashing Democrats in front of adoring right-wing crowds and conservative journalists. On Wednesday he sat down with …

Egg war? California law sparks tensions, threats in farm bill talks

WASHINGTON -- California's egg law has emerged as a contentious issue in congressional negotiations over a farm bill.<p>The Humane Society has funded a $100,000 ad campaign to defeat federal legislation that would prevent California from requiring that eggs imported into the state be produced under …

Agriculture

Can Congressman Trey Radel Survive A Drug Bust?

After pleading guilty Wednesday to cocaine possession, Florida Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel's political future is unclear.<p>The freshman Republican, who said his struggle with alcoholism "led to an extremely irresponsible choice," is facing calls from Democrats to resign. But following Radel's apology and …

Dennis Tito: It will take “less than $1 billion” to make Mars mission happen

<b>(Edouard Coleman/Shutterstock)</b><p>Tito requested 700 million in federal funding for the scheme<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>November 20, 2013 8:49pm (UTC)<p>Billionaire (or at the very least, multimillionaire) Dennis Tito unveiled his official plans for a manned mission to Mars. As early as December 2017, Tito testified …

North Carolina’s GOP governor: “We didn’t shorten early voting, we compacted the calendar”

<b>Pat McCrory (Reuters/Chris Keane)</b><p>North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory defends his state’s recent and controversial changes to voting rights<p>Elias Isquith<p>November 20, 2013 9:00pm (UTC)<p>Speaking with MSNBC's Chuck Todd on Wednesday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory defended the recent changes to his state's …