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  • GOP memo: Hillary Clinton gets almost $50 million in free media to hype book, candidacy

    The mainstream media's rush to give Hillary Clinton a platform to pitch her new memoir, Hard Choices, has provided the likely 2016 presidential candidate almost $50 million in free advertising, according to a GOP memo.

  • 'Deadliest Catch' star harpoons congressional obstruction, Hill big mouths

    A star captain on Discovery Channel's long-running hit the “Deadliest Catch” said last fall's government shutdown cost the Alaska crab fleet $8 million and he charged that Washington politicians don't care that “people's lives are at stake.” In Washington to help Capitol Hill celebrate...

  • Doctor: Obama still chewing nicotine gum, Vitamin D deficient

    President Obama seems to have kicked his cigarette habit -- thanks to the continued use of nicotine gum, according to his doctor. “The president's overall health is excellent. All clinical data indicates that the president is currently healthy and that he will remain so for the duration of...

  • Hillary Clinton slaps Texas, religious foes of gay marriage

    Hillary Clinton strongly defended her support for same-sex marriage in an NPR interview Thursday while slapping opposition in Texas and charging that those who fight gay marriage on religious grounds “operate in an evidence-free zone.”

  • Poll: Americans by nearly 2-1 disapprove of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

    President Obama has failed to convince Americans that his swap of five dangerous Taliban leaders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was the right thing to do, with the number of those disagreeing with his abrupt decision growing, according to a new poll. Rasmussen Reports said that 54 percent disagree...

  • Bill and Hillary Clinton top list of richest ex-first families

    They may have left the White House “dead broke,” as Hillary Clinton claimed, but she and Bill Clinton cashed in so fast and big that they sit atop the list of former first couples who struck gold after the presidency. Since leaving office, according to financial records and news reports,...

  • After helping topple Eric Cantor, Laura Ingraham, Mark Levin turn to Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran

    Talk radio's Laura Ingraham and Mark Levin and internet giant Matt Drudge are getting a good chunk of the credit for helping defeat House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who championed the type of immigration reform, dubbed "amnesty," conservatives are rising up against.

  • Poll: Public wants Hillary Clinton, not Obama, in a crisis

    More Americans still believe that Hillary Clinton mishandled the Benghazi, Libya, assault disaster, but even with that black eye, they would rather have the former secretary of state manning a big crisis than President Obama, according to a new poll.

  • Democrats claim credit for helping Tea Party topple Eric Cantor

    Tea Party Republicans upset with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's immigration push helped to torpedo his reelection Tuesday night, but Virginia political sources also give credit to Democrats who worked to undermine the No. 2 House leader by voting in the open primary. Sources said the...

  • Virginia's Ed Gillespie says his Senate victory would give GOP control

    In his first week as the official Republican nominee to challenge Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie is raising the stakes in the election and claiming that his victory would be the one to put the GOP in control of the Senate.



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