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First Lady's Financial Files Frozen While Authorities Investigate Credit Scam

First Lady's Financial Files Frozen While Authorities Investigate Credit Scam
Representatives for Experian, Equifax and TransUnion wrote in statements that are cooperating with authorities investigating the website that has posted private financial data of stars such as Jay-Z, Tiger Woods as well as the vice president and first lady Michelle Obama.
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Oops. Ryan: 'We're Not Going to Give Up on Destroying the Health Care System'

Oops. Ryan: 'We're Not Going to Give Up on Destroying the Health Care System'
Paul Ryan made an unfortunate slip-up during a press conference unveiling the House Republicans' new budget, saying, "This to us is something that we're not going to give up on, because we're not going to give up on destroying the health care system for the American people."
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Jeb Bush: Political Reporters Are Crack and Heroin Addicts

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Sunday likened political reporters to "crack addicts" and "heroin addicts" during a tour of morning talk shows that drew repeated questions about the still-distant 2016 presidential election.
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Dubya: Terrific Painter, Terrible President

Dubya: Terrific Painter, Terrible President
We learned last month through the release of hacked emails that former President George W. Bush enjoyed painting enough to produce a couple of self-portraits while he bathed. Now, the art teacher who worked with Bush six hours a day to help develop those skills is talking about her star pupil.
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Howard Fineman: Ashley Judd Will Run

Howard Fineman: Ashley Judd Will Run
People forget that in addition to being an actress, Ashley Judd has a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University and has been a women’s rights activist for years.
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During Filibuster, Rand Paul Praises Supreme Court Decision Allowing Exploitation of Workers

During Filibuster, Rand Paul Praises Supreme Court Decision Allowing Exploitation of Workers
In his 13-hour filibuster on Wednesday night, Rand Paul got one thing right - drone strikes on American citizens should not be allowed. However, as always with the Mad Doctor with the twisty curls, he simply cannot leave it at that. During his filibuster "defending" Americans he had to do what he does best - argue that employers should be able to ruthlessly exploit their workers.
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Dear Political Commentators: Mitt Romney Will Not Be Detroit's Emergency Manager

Dear Political Commentators: Mitt Romney Will Not Be Detroit's Emergency Manager
A lot of people have commented on the paternalistic attitude of state government towards Detroit. How about the paternalistic attitude of the national media in talking about Romney as Detroit's turnaround guy in the first place?
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Hagel and Hamas: Not So Much Friends

Hagel and Hamas: Not So Much Friends
It's rare for light to be cast on the origins of a rumor. But a recent revelation about a charge made against Chuck Hagel before his confirmation as Secretary of Defense does that — and might provide us all some illumination too.
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Romney Emerges from Seclusion to Whine About Obama 'Berating Republicans'

Romney Emerges from Seclusion to Whine About Obama 'Berating Republicans'
In his first public comments since his Election Day defeat, Mitt Romney is criticizing President Barack Obama for "berating Republicans" instead of leading. The former Republican presidential nominee tells Fox News that Washington's latest budget battle wasn't "a success" for the president.
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The Conservative Case Against Chris Christie

The Conservative Case Against Chris Christie
Regardless of Christie's murky record as governor of New Jersey, the fact remains that Christie is, frankly, an atrocious choice for both the state of New Jersey and the United States in any political capacity, including his current office, let alone the Presidency.
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