Bill for First Lady: Potty Mouth Princesses Rush the Hill

Teke O"Reilly for The Contributor Published March 23, 2015 - 10:24am

While Hillary may not have formally announced her presidential run, “Bill” is already hitting the campaign trail running for “First Lady”… in red high heels and a dress to match. Today, just weeks before Hillary’s expected formal announcement of her 2016 presidential run, Democratic activists with the political action committee BillForFirstLady2016.com launched a web campaign and online petition drive supporting Hillary Clinton’s White House run.


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Obama to Iranian Citizens: Diplomacy, Peace, and Happy New Year

TekeOR for The Uptake Published March 22, 2015 - 2:54pm

In a video message directed at Iranians celebrating the new year festival of Nowruz, President Obama said "we have the best opportunity in decades to pursue a different future between our countries."

"There are people in both our countries and beyond who oppose a diplomatic resolution." "My message to you - the people of Iran - is that together we have to speak up for the future we seek.


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Slain Teen's Grandmother Questions Mayor About Police "Extreme Violence"

UpTakeVideo for UpTakeVideo Published March 19, 2015 - 11:04pm

The Grandmother of Tony Robinson, a 19-year-old man shot by police in Madison, Wisconsin submitted a question to the Mayor of Madison at a debate on Thursday night. Sharon Irwin wanted to know "what are you going to do to stop this extreme violence."


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Straight from Tom Cotton's Mouth: Iran Controls Tehran

Sam Seder for SamSeder Published March 17, 2015 - 2:48pm

Tom Cotton wants us to know that the Iranians have taken over Tehran, and we must imagine the consequences if they get nukes!!


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The Legacy of Paul Wellstone - Why We Do What We Do

Sam Seder for SamSeder Published March 12, 2015 - 7:04pm

"In the last analysis, politics is not predictions and politics is not observations. Politics is what we do. Politics is what we do, politics is what we create, by what we work for, by what we hope for and what we dare to imagine." Reflecting on the legacy of Paul Wellstone...


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Hundreds Protest #BlackLivesMatter Charges Outside Minneapolis Court

The Uptake for The Uptake Published March 11, 2015 - 11:12am

11 defendants were arraigned in Hennepin County Court on March 10, 2015 on misdemeanor criminal charges arising out a peaceful protest at the Mall of America on December 20, 2014. Hundreds stood outside the court in solidarity with the defendants.


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47 Republican Senators May Have Broken the Law By Sending a Shockingly Stupid Letter to Iran

Sam Seder for SamSeder Published March 10, 2015 - 2:36pm

47 Republican Senators send a shockingly stupid and probably unconstitutional letter to the leadership of Iran...


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VIDEO: Obamas Reflect on 50 Years - Crossing the Bridge to Hope

The Uptake for The Contributor Published March 9, 2015 - 12:14pm

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama discuss their visit to Selma, Alabama where they marked the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, a seminal moment in the civil rights movement.

President Obama sees the bridge as a metaphor. 50 years ago, Rev. Martin Luther King led people to cross it to demand the right to vote.


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