The 2014 '30 Under 30'

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam writes angry letter to President Obama demanding information about immigrants relocated to his state

Haslam wrote a letter to Obama dated July 25 expressing his outrage that the Department of Health and Human Services relocated 760 young immigrants with individuals in Tennessee without informing the governor’s administration.

Hillary Clinton: Darth Vader ‘looks pretty good’ when compared to Congress

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Hillary Clinton in an interview on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” Sunday addressed the recent poll that shows Darth Vader polling higher than all potential 2016 presidential candidates, including Clinton herself.

President Obama continues to fundraise, mingle with celebrities despite world turmoil

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During his speech at a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee Wednesday that took place at the home of  ”Scandal” creator Shonda Rhimes, President Obama got friendly with “Scandal” actress Kerry Washington and singer Janelle Monae.

President Obama waxes hypocritical by advising kids to use kindness and embrace teamwork

President Barack Obama thinks before answering a question about his father during an event at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, to announce additional commitments for "My Brother’s Keeper," Obama's initiative aimed at helping boys and young men of color,  Monday, July 21, 2014. The commitments include an effort by the NBA to recruit 25,000 new mentors and work with at-risk students to increase attendance and performance.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

President Obama delivered a speech at an event for his “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative in Washington, D.C., Monday in which he advised his young audience on the importance of kindness and teamwork despite the fact that he himself has neither adopted kindness nor encouraged teamwork as he clashes with congressional Republicans in Washington.

Obama says Biden would make a ‘superb president’ in New Yorker interview

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In a piece entitled “The Biden Agenda” for next week’s addition of The New Yorker, writer Evan Osnos quotes President Obama as predicting that Vice President Joe Biden would make a “superb president.”

If you’re not ‘dead broke,’ you can show your support for Hillary Clinton by purchasing this gear

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Hillary Clinton might not be ready for 2016, but now she can dress like she is! The website “Ready for Hillary” is selling t-shirts, baseball caps, buttons and totes that Hillary fans — and Hillary herself — can purchase to “gear” up for the former secretary of State’s probable presidential run.

GOP committees express confidence in Republicans ahead of midterm elections amid Obama’s dismal mistakes

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The five GOP committees — the RNC, NRCC, NRSC, RGA and RSLC — hosted a joint press conference on Capitol Hill Wednesday to discuss their confidence in the Republican position 100 days ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.

Maryland governor channels Semisonic when trying to ward off immigrants

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley

According to CNN, O’Malley privately begged White House Director of Domestic Policy Council Cecilia Munoz not to send any of the young immigrants that have flooded the country to his state after publicly criticizing the Obama administration’s plan to send these kids back to Central America.

Harry Reid: Judge Judy would throw out Boehner’s ‘sham’ lawsuit against Obama

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peaking to the Senate floor Monday, Reid said that Judge Judy — whose show airs at 4pm Monday thru Friday in Washington, D.C. — would “throw out” John Boehner’s planned lawsuit on behalf of the House against President Obama for his executive actions, reports The Hill.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry does not support Obama’s $3.7B emergency spending package to help border crisis

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Texas Governor Rick Perry joined host Brit Hume on “Fox News Sunday” to explain his dissatisfaction with President Obama’s call for $3.7 billion in emergency funding from Congress to help deal with the crisis at our Southern border.

What’s more important to President Obama than visiting the Texas border? Five hours of golf

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This past week, President Obama engaged in a lot of fun activities: He played pool and drank beer with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, visited the castle from the film “Blank Check” to rub elbows with a rich Austin crowd, dropped $300 on barbecue and even had time to sneak in a five-hour game of golf.

Obama: I’m ‘lonely’ in Washington, Republicans not doing their jobs

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President Obama got feisty Thursday, verbally attacking Republican lawmakers for what he described as inaction during a speech in Austin, Texas. The president blamed Republicans for rendering Washington “broken” by thwarting “every serious idea to strengthen the middle class.”

Are today’s teens destined to be conservatives?

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The conflict between the hip liberal youth and their forebearers, the conservative squares, seems at times like a law of politics. However, politics is a perpetually shifting field.

How Cleveland’s selection as host of the Republican National Convention has nothing to do with LeBron James

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The Republican National Committee (RNC) is taking its talents to Cleveland.

Federal judge tells Supreme Court to ‘STFU’ after Hobby Lobby ruling

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Judge Richard Kopf of Nebraska took to his blog Saturday to express his distaste for the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision and the “division” he believes it has caused among the American people.

A Week After Achieving Hero Status, Liberals Repeat Calls for Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Retire

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Last call! All profits from #RuthBaderGinsburg sales through today 7/7 donated to @PPact http://t.co/L9G2ymZT9R pic.twitter.com/XVB4p3S3Sv— Alisa Bobzien (@alisabobzien) July 7, 2014 It’s no secret that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s blistering Hobby Lobby dissent earned her hero status on the left. Planned Parenthood tweeted about her. RBG memes exploded on the Internet. Someone even […]

Hillary says she’s ‘donated’ all her university speaking fees … to her own foundation

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Continuing to defend any and all money matters associated with her public image, Hillary Clinton told ABC News that her university speaking fees from the last year and a half have gone to a good cause: her family’s own.

Hillary Clinton will snub America on July 4 by doing interview with British newspaper The Guardian

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Hillary Clinton will betray the American holiday of July 4 by engaging in a streamed video interview with British newspaper The Guardian on Friday. The news source is currently soliciting advice from its readers about what the interviewer should ask Clinton. A video on The Guardian‘s website proposes several possible inquiries ranging from topics like foreign policy, women’s rights and even interior decorating.

Hillary Clinton calls Hobby Lobby ruling ‘deeply disturbing,’ shows she disagrees with her husband on religious freedom

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Former secretary of State and “Hard Choices” author Hillary Clinton sounded off on the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling Monday, calling the decision “deeply disturbing” and alleging that it will negatively impact the women of America.

Bobby Jindal predicts the Obama administration’s response to the Hobby Lobby decision

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“When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth,” it is said in George Bernard Shaw’s Back to Methuselah.