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Mitt Romney says ‘one out of a million’ chance he will run for president, says a younger Republican candidate could beat Hillary Clinton

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told Hugh Hewitt on his radio show Tuesday that there is a “one out of a million” chance that he will run for the Oval Office again in 2016.

President Obama gets cold welcome from veterans at American Legion National Convention

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President Obama delivered a speech at the American Legion’s 96th National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, Tuesday and was met with little enthusiasm from a crowd of 10,000 American military veterans.

Hypocritical Hillary: Clinton attempts to distance herself from President Obama after supporting Obamacare

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama

Hillary Clinton has a tough presidential race ahead of her if she decides to compete for the Oval Office in 2016, especially considering 56 percent of Americans disapprove of the way in which President Obama is handling health care.

[WATCH] John Boehner introduces you to the monkey in his office

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John Boehner wants you to meet his pet monkey. Well, it’s not a real monkey, but the Speaker of the House certainly enjoys the company of the clapping wind-up monkey toy that has been a fixture on his coffee table since Boehner’s 62nd birthday.

 

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan: ‘Hillary Clinton is very beatable’

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Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) told the Tampa Bay Times Sunday during a stop in Brandon, Florida, to promote his new book that likely Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is “very beatable.”

Gov. Bobby Jindal calls Obama’s comments on ISIS ‘insufficient, naïve, and just plain weak’

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal had some harsh words for President Barack Obama Saturday as he gave the country’s leader a little history lesson. “I listened to the president last week as he appropriately conveyed Americans’ revulsion at this savage act and our grief at the Foley family’s loss. As usual, the president’s words were very […]

Rick Perry was indicted and practically no one cares because Americans already believe most politicians are corrupt

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) was indicted for abuse of power and coercion last week. And while the charges are legally dubious, the real question for Perry as a potential 2016 presidential hopeful is whether or not the American public will hold it against him. A recent Reason-Rupe poll finds that most Americans already believe most […]

President Obama gets a bad grade on education policies

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If leading the country was a class in school, President Obama would probably be failing. In addition to his dismal approval ratings on health care, foreign policy and the economy, Obama is also getting poor grades from Americans on his education policies.

Hillary Clinton’s $300k speech fee could compensate 20 minimum wage workers for one year

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Recently, we discovered that Hillary Clinton asked the University of Nevada-Las Vegas to pay her $300,000 for a speech and 90-minute appearance at the university’s foundation dinner. In an effort to put this sum of money into perspective, we’ve calculated the amount of minimum wage jobs this speech fee would cover for one year.

Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air

FILE - This Feb. 11, 2014 file photo shows some of the 300,000 computer-controlled mirrors, at the Ivanpah Solar ElectirIc Generating System in Primm, Nev. New estimates for the Ivanpah solar plant, an innovative year-old $2.2 billion solar project with Google as a major investor, say thousands of birds are dying yearly, roasted by the concentrated sun rays from the more than 300,000 mirrors. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

VANPAH DRY LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant’s concentrated sun rays — “streamers,” for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair. Federal wildlife investigators who visited the BrightSource Energy plant last year and […]

Hillary Clinton initially asked University of Nevada-Las Vegas for $300k to speak

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According to Clinton’s contract with the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and other documents concerning the speech obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Hillary had the gall to initially ask the school for $300,000 in exchange for the speech.

Survey finds Republicans growing more accepting of gay GOP candidates, support state rights on same-sex marriage

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A new McClatchy-Marist poll finds that Republicans are continuing to grow more accepting of gay rights, particularly in the case of gay Republican candidates. The poll finds that 68 percent of Republicans say they would be no less likely to support a well-qualified gay candidate than other candidates. Among all voters, including Democrats and independents, the poll […]

Huge majority of Americans say Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn’t take Obama seriously

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Seventy-seven percent of Americans say that Russian President Vladimir Putin does not take President Obama seriously, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday.

 

Former Obama adviser David Axelrod says Rick Perry indictment ‘seems pretty sketchy’

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This indictment of Republican Gov. Rick Perry doesn’t smell right, says … WHO?

Poll ranks states by the ‘boring-ness’ of governors

Republican Gov. Phil Bryant addresses the audience at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Miss., Thursday, July 31, 2014. The fair is a traditional gathering place for politicians, area residents, business leaders, voters and families. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Who is the governor of Mississippi? Don’t fret if you don’t know, most people probably don’t either. Republican Governor Phil Bryant was ranked the most ignored state executive in a recent piece by FiveThirtyEight that looked at the percentage of respondents who answered “no opinion/don’t know/don’t care” on approval polls. FiveThirtyEight noted that when poll […]

Sen. Mary Landrieu spent $3,200 in taxpayer money on campaign charter flight

Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu

This Democratic senator is sure having a good time spending taxpayer dollars. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.) spent over $3,200 in government money on a private plane that took her to a campaign fundraiser last November, thereby violating federal law, CNN reported Tuesday.

Hillary Clinton fans fist pump, cry at her ‘Hard Choices’ book signing on Martha’s Vineyard

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The New York Times reported Wednesday that Clinton’s event at the Bunch of Grapes bookstore in Vineyard Haven drew hundreds of excited fans — many of them women — some of whom expressed their affection for the former secretary of State in outlandish ways.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry delivers ‘awesome’ line to crowd at Iowa State Fair

Gov. Rick Perry

Texas Governor Rick Perry just might have his campaign slogan should he decide to run for president in 2016. According to the Des Moines Register, at the end of a speech to a crowd at the Iowa State Fair Tuesday, Perry exclaimed, ”You’re welcome. I’m awesome!”

Government and politicians are the ‘most important’ problem in the U.S.

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The American people currently rate our country’s politicians the biggest problem facing the nation, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday.

Hillary Clinton looks forward to ‘hugging it out’ with President Obama at Martha’s Vineyard party

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama

President Obama and former secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet at a Martha’s Vineyard soiree Wednesday, which will present the two Democrats with the perfect opportunity to kiss and make up after Clinton criticized Obama’s foreign policy strategy in a recent interview with The Atlantic.