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Ben Carson: WH requested apology to Obama for ‘offending him’

Famed neurosurgeon Ben Carson made no apologies after his now-legendary speech at the National Prayer Breakfast last year, even to the White House after it requested Carson apologize to President Barack Obama for “offending him.”

Rand Paul: The GOP’s problem is that we’re too timid

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Manchester, N.H. — Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) issued a grassroots call-to-action Saturday during a speech in New Hampshire and called on both his fellow citizens to stand up and “fight for freedom” and the GOP to shed its timid image in favor of a more exciting stance.

Louie Gohmert calls for constitutional amendment allowing states to veto federal legislation

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Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) has taken up crusade once attempted by his fellow Republicans and announced the need for a constitutional amendment that would expand states’ rights and allow them to veto any legislation passed by Congress and signed into law the President of the United States.

Obama: Republicans a threat to the right to vote

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President Barack Obama slammed Republicans on Friday for supporting voter identification law and labeled the GOP as a threat to the right to vote.

Eric Holder and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

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Tuesday turned into a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day for Attorney General Eric Holder, as he earned the ire of several Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee for dodging criminal contempt charges.

Holder spars with Gohmert over contempt charge: ‘You don’t want to go there, buddy’

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A snide comment made by Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) in reference to Attorney General Eric Holder’s criminal contempt charges set off a firestorm between the two men, as the duo engaged in an intense back-and-forth.

Holder: Time to explore gun-tracking bracelets

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

In an attempt to promote gun safety, Attorney General Eric Holder told a panel of legislators Friday the Department of Justice wants to “explore” personalization technology that requires gun users to wear bracelets.

Ga. Republican senate candidate sends Obama to voicemail in new ad

Obama Phone Call

When it comes to opposition to the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) isn’t taking any calls from President Barack Obama — literally — as the Senate hopeful explained in a new campaign ad.

Bill Maher on SCOTUS ruling: The idiots have broken the Constitution

AP/Janet Van Ham

Outspoken HBO host Bill Maher railed against the United States Supreme Court for its ruling on individual campaign contributions during his show, “Real Time,” on Friday, saying “the idiots have found a way to break [the Constitution].”

Trey Gowdy slams Jim Moran with awesome response to pay-hike request

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Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) had some choice words regarding Rep. Jim Moran’s (D-Va.) request for members of Congress to receive a pay raise, as the South Carolinian called the comments “laughable” and ‘embarrassing.’

Chris Matthews believes Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence in the 20th Century

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Apparently MSNBC host Chris Matthews and Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) took the same course in American history.

Russian diplomat to Americans on Crimea: Chill out and do some yoga

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Russian officials have taken to mercifully mocking their United States colleagues for their concern over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and one high-ranking official is advising his western counterparts to accept it, move on and hit the yoga mat.

Jim Moran: ‘Members of Congress are underpaid’ and deserve more

Rep. Jim Moran

Retiring Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) is not pleased with members of Congress’ compensation, as he lamented Thursday that he and his colleagues are “underpaid,” especially in the context of what their jobs entail.

Move over, Bridgegate – Tesla should be the real Christie scandal

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Embattled Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) was recently cleared of all wrongdoing in the Bridgegate scandal by an internal investigation, but that doesn’t mean he should be the Republican front-runner in 2016. The outspoken Governor still has answer questions in regard to his treatment of Tesla.

Nevada man sues Obamacare state exchange

Nevada Health Link

Nevada residents have filed a lawsuit against the state’s Obamacare exchange and the company tasked with building the marketplace as they found themselves without coverage despite paying for plans.

NJ teen who sued parents for college money lands hefty scholarship

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The New Jersey teen who sued her parents for money to attend college was awarded a hefty scholarship from an expensive Massachusetts university.

Jimmy Fallon ridicules WH’s 7.1 million-enrollee celebration

President Barack Obama and Jimmy Fallon

“The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon isn’t buying the White House’s excitement over Obamacare’s enrollment figures, as he skewered the Obama administration for celebrating 7.1 million enrollees — who would otherwise be forced to pay a fine if they didn’t sign up for health insurance under the law.

Red Sox player rocks an American flag suit at WH

Jonny Gomes

There’s nothing more American than baseball and the stars and stripes. And one Boston Red Sox player decided to combine the two, rocking an American flag suit during his visit to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

The GOP’s Achilles heel: Navigating the gay marriage debate

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Last month, conservative lobbyist Jack Burkman announced that several Republican members of Congress plan to introduce legislation that would ban homosexual players from the National Football League. This came shortly after All-American defensive end and NFL draft prospect Michael Sam announced that he is gay. Sam will likely be the first openly gay NFL player ever.

Calif. Obamacare exchange directs callers to adult entertainment hotline

Covered California Website

In the Obamacare glitch to end all glitches, Californians attempting to receive information about their new health insurance through a 1-800 number were surprised to learn they had called an adult entertainment chat line, instead.