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GOP Sen. Ron Johnson slams ‘The Lego Movie’ for building business as an evil villain

The GOP lawmaker voiced his dissatisfaction with 2014’s The Lego Movie during a conversation with the local online publication WisPolitics, deeming the animated film a piece of “propaganda” promoted by liberals who like big government and hate big business.

Jon Stewart is pretty sure Santorum and Trump are running just so he’ll stay on the Daily Show

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Jon Stewart is pretty convinced that the latest additions to the GOP 2016 field–Rick Santorum, Donald Trump, etc.–are just begging him to stay on the show and cover them.

SNL’s Kate McKinnon is ‘rooting’ for Hillary Clinton, finds her ‘resplendent’

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In a recent raunchy roundtable for the June 5 issue of The Hollywood Reporter, several of Hollywood’s favorite female comedians unsurprisingly demonstrated their support for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Cher asks Twitter how someone can be gay and a Republican, gets no shortage of answers back

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Cher turned to her Twitter followers Tuesday night to ask, “Why r There GAY Republicans?” I Don't Get It..Why r There GAY Republicans? They Think u r An Abomination Against Their Religion,Wont Go 2 ur Marriage,Or Christenings.WHY?— Cher (@cher) May 27, 2015 Cher thinks the two must be mutually exclusive because, “They [Republicans] Think u r An […]

Jon Stewart mocks Republicans who support the NSA

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As Congress wrangles over the Patriot Act provisions soon to expire, Jon Stewart laid into Republicans who complain about “government overreach” in healthcare, while simultaneously supporting invasive phone record collection programs from the NSA.

Actress Rose McGowan tweets fake Ted Cruz quote about Josh Duggar, tells him to ‘Get off of my planet’

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Amid the fallout of the Duggar scandal last week, many have spoken up with opinions, including liberal actress Rose McGowan who posted a made-up quote from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and later issued a reluctant, almost-apology. The Charmed actress’ not-so-charming tweet included a meme from the self-proclaimed “For Entertainment Purposes Only” website titled, “Stop the World, […]

Anti-George Stephanopoulos artwork invades New York City

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Posters depicting ABC News anchor George Stephanopolous and a smiling Hillary Clinton with the words “PayPal” and “Donate” written on them have been popping up close to the studio where ABC shoots Good Morning America.

Marco Rubio receives first celebrity endorsement from ‘Pawn Stars’ host Rick Harrison

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The Florida senator and official GOP candidate for president has just received a big celebrity endorsement from Rick Harrison of the popular show “Pawn Stars,” according to a report in the Las Vegas Sun.

Another day, another music artist: Snoop Dogg endorses Hillary Clinton for president

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Snoop Dogg became the latest rapper to endorse the Democratic presidential candidate during his appearance on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” over the weekend.

John Oliver on House passing NSA reform: ‘Holy s–t! A meaningful bill passed’

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John Oliver was shocked to hear that the House recently passed NSA reform.

Introducing the 2016 SNL primary: Who’s winning, who’s losing

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The weekend comedy show has been skewering candidates for president left and right — some more than others — so much so that we thought it a good idea to track the program’s focus on specific candidates.

Mitt Romney vs. Evander Holyfield boxing match in photos

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Friday night, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney fought former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield at a charity event in Salt Lake City, Utah.

SNL casts Hillary Clinton as out-of-touch summer hater who can’t appeal to Millennials

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In the sketch, “Hillary” crashes a variety of summer activities — from a summer picnic to a sand-castle construction — and hilariously attempts to appeal to young voters despite the fact that the admits to find summer “tedious.”

Jimmy Kimmel’s hilarious montage of all the times ‘Scandal’ mentions how powerful the president is

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“Scandal” really likes to remind people about how powerful and important “the president of the United States, the leader of the free world” is.

Jon Stewart writes an ode to Megyn Kelly, rips Jeb over evading her Iraq question

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Jon Stewart had a field day with Jeb Bush’s comments on the Iraq War. He also may or may not be in love with Megyn Kelly.

Why is every music star voicing support for Hillary Clinton?

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Hillary Clinton has been receiving a lot of love from Hollywood, but none have been more loudly singing their support for the Democratic presidential candidate than the music stars.

Jon Stewart jumps to defend Obama’s Fox News-bashing: They have ‘contempt for those in poverty’

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Stewart, ever the president’s biggest fan, demanded, “How f—ing removed from reality is Fox’s perception of their own coverage on poverty?”

Ne-Yo joins chorus of hip hop stars backing Hillary Clinton in 2016

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Singer Ne-Yo is the latest celebrity to express his support for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, telling The Hill in a recent interview that she just might be the 2016 contender to inspire a song.

John Oliver: Calling me a journalist is ‘an insult to the current state of journalism’

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Lots of people really want John Oliver to call himself a journalist.

Kanye West: George W. Bush ‘has some very cool self portraits’

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Kanye West bizarrely referred to George W. Bush during his acceptance speech of an honorary degree at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Monday, sarcastically complimenting the former president on his painting skills.