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NY Times Benghazi Investigation Shows the Extent of Misinformation Spread by Right Wing Extremists

NY Times Benghazi Investigation Shows the Extent of Misinformation Spread by Right Wing Extremists
Rep. Frank Wolf, VA-R, has been one of the most vocal critics of the 2012 tragedy at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. A new report from the New York Times that shows no link between the attack and al-Qaeda shows just how wrong Wolf and others were about the polarizing event.
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Conservative Agendas Hurting GOP Governors Eyeing 2016 Race

Conservative Agendas Hurting GOP Governors Eyeing 2016 Race
Republican governors are often seen as innovative policymakers and potential presidential candidates, but a few are struggling with political or ethical problems that might crimp their ambitions.
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House Finance Chair Goes on Ski Vacation with Wall Street

House Finance Chair Goes on Ski Vacation with Wall Street
In January, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, ascended to the powerful chairmanship of the House Financial Services Committee. Six weeks later, Hensarling was joined by representatives of the banking industry for a ski vacation fundraiser at a posh Park City, Utah, resort.
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Dubya, the Painter: 'He's Pretty Fearless as an Artist'

Dubya, the Painter: 'He's Pretty Fearless as an Artist'
After a hacker broke into Bush family email accounts, the internet lit up like a Christmas tree as photos of nude self-portraits painted by George W. Bush went viral.
Now, Bush is talking about the paintings, telling the Dallas Morning-News he likes to shake up stereotypes and finds painting a way he can express himself "in a way that's unique."
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A Modern Guide to the Conservative Movement

A Modern Guide to the Conservative Movement
Is your favorite politician on the list? Add them in the comments section below. Don't forget the "In one word" part...we all need a laugh. After all, we do report on their shenanigans every day. Let's call it: free therapy.
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You Can’t Run Away Forever Bachmann!

You Can’t Run Away Forever Bachmann!
When the questioning turned to Rep. Bachmann’s ethics problems from her 2012 presidential campaign, aides closed in blocking reporters and photographers and ushered her out of the room.
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The White House Honors Harvey Milk With LGBT Champion of Change Program

The White House Honors Harvey Milk With LGBT Champion of Change Program
The White House will recognize a group of outstanding openly LGBT state and local elected and appointed officials as “Harvey Milk Champions of Change.”
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Petraeus Admits to 'Slipping My Moorings' in First Public Speech Post-Resignation

Petraeus Admits to 'Slipping My Moorings' in First Public Speech Post-Resignation
A prepared text of his speech, obtained by the New York Times, indicates Petraeus will apologize for the affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell.
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Sequester Here to Stay: Senate Locks in Cuts, Averts Government Shutdown

Sequester Here to Stay: Senate Locks in Cuts, Averts Government Shutdown
The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits — and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away.
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National GOP Rebranding Contradicts OK Extremism

National GOP Rebranding Contradicts OK Extremism
No one symbolizes the so-called "old" GOP more than U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe on many issues, and one of them is gay rights. Inhofe once claimed proudly on the Senate floor, for example, that there was never a "homosexual relationship in the recorded history of our family."
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