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Jon Stewart: NRA Ad One Big 'Elaborate, Avant-Guard' Joke

Jon Stewart: NRA Ad One Big 'Elaborate, Avant-Guard' Joke
Jon Stewart spent the first segment of Wednesday night's The Daily Show on the NRAs intensive lobbying against gun control, and their new ad going after his kids.
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Congressman Introduces Bill to Prod Administration on Fair Housing Enforcement

Congressman Introduces Bill to Prod Administration on Fair Housing Enforcement
Green introduced the Veterans, Women, Families with Children, Race and Persons with Disabilities Housing Fairness Act Tuesday, on King's birthday. King strongly advocated for an end to housing segregation and it took his assassination to nudge a reluctant Congress to finally pass the landmark 1968 Fair Housing Act.
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Obama on Cabinet Diversity: 'We're Not Going Backwards'

Obama on Cabinet Diversity: 'We're Not Going Backwards'
Running through a list of high-profile positions filled by women during his first term — such as Clinton and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius — Obama said women comprised 50 percent of his White House staff during his first four years, not to mention the two women he nominated to fill Supreme Court vacancies.
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2013 Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda Resolutions

2013 Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda Resolutions
Gen. David Petraeus vows to eat more meals at home. Alone. In the garage. Chris Christie swears to do all he can to avoid snickering every time he runs into Mitt Romney. The Supreme Court steadfastly avers to put the fun back in dysfunctional.
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In MN, Democratic Grandmas Gather Data About Neighbors’ Political Views

In MN, Democratic Grandmas Gather Data About Neighbors’ Political Views
Some of the states' few dozen data volunteers are so devoted that they log into the party database daily from their home computers. Deb Pitzrick, 61, of Eden Prairie, convinced a group of her friends to form the "Grandma Brigade." These women, in their 50s, 60s and 70s, no longer want to knock on doors for the Democrats. Instead, they support the party by gathering public information about other voters.
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Inaugural Pastor Withdraws Over Anti-Gay Remarks

Inaugural Pastor Withdraws Over Anti-Gay Remarks
The evangelical pastor chosen to give the benediction at President Barack Obama's inauguration withdrew from the ceremony Thursday after remarks he made two decades ago condemning the gay rights movement surfaced.
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How Do You Spell Hypocrisy? C-H-R-I-S-T-I-E

How Do You Spell Hypocrisy? C-H-R-I-S-T-I-E
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie criticizes President Obama for his failure to lead in every area other than Sandy relief, yet Christie wants all New Jerseyans to think Sandy "erased the blackboard" on his tenure as Governor.
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Shooting in CA: San Joaquin Valley High School

Shooting in CA: San Joaquin Valley High School
The shooting occurred about 9 a.m. at Taft Union High School, a community of fewer than 10,000 people amidst oil and natural gas production fields about 120 miles northwest of Los Angeles.
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US Health Care Spending Remains Low for Third Straight Year

US Health Care Spending Remains Low for Third Straight Year
The respite means President Barack Obama and lawmakers in Congress have a window to ease in tighter cost controls this year, if they can manage to reach a broader agreement on taxes and spending. Health care spending is projected to spike up again in 2014, as Obama's law covering the uninsured takes full effect, before settling down to a new normal.
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King Calms Down: I'd Still Vote for Boehner

King told NBC's Today on Thursday that Boehner had ultimately come through for New York and New Jersey and said he expected Boehner to be reelected as speaker. King said he would vote for Boehner. Boehner, R-Ohio, assured the lawmakers that the money from the two House votes would roughly equal the $60 billion package of aid that passed the Senate, King said.
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