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Nevada GOP Speaker-Elect Steps Down after Racist, Homophobic Views Exposed

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Ira Hansen (R), the Nevada legislature's Speaker-Elect, stepped down Sunday following an article in the Reno News and Review Thursday that detailed a slew of fringe racist and homophobic opinions.

Fake Lisa Bonet Tweet on Cosby Scandal Fools Major Media Outlets

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Bonet is not even on Twitter, though naturally some are speculating that Cosby had her account shut down.

GOP Sen: Republicans Should ‘Move Beyond’ Benghazi After New Report

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Appearing on Meet the Press Sunday morning, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) told NBC’s Chuck Todd that his GOP colleagues need to move on from the Benghazi issue, in light of a newly-released report by the House Intelligence Committee that found no intelligence failures. Todd asked Flake if Republicans should “drop the Benghazi conspiracy theories” after the [...]

Giuliani Explodes over Black Crime: Wouldn’t Need White Cops ‘If You Weren’t Killing Each Other’

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani claimed that attention focused on disproportionately white police forces in minority-heavy communities obscured the problem of black-on-black violence, which got a rise out of Michael Eric Dyson, who argued Giuliani was engaged in a massive false equivalency.

Obama on 2016: Americans Want a ‘New Car Smell,’ ‘Fresh Start’

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

In an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos Sunday morning, President Barack Obama said American voters will want a "clean slate" and a "fresh start" in anticipation of the 2016 presidential election.

MSNBC’s Díaz-Balart Discusses 2013 Interview with Obama over Legality of Immigration Actions

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

MSNBC anchor José Díaz-Balart talked to Meet the Press Sunday morning about an interview he did with President Barack Obama in January 2013, in which Obama made comments about the legal limits of his actions that many critics say undermine his recent executive action on immigration. Petition Asks TMZ to Remove ‘Crack Mayor’ Marion Barry Headline

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

A local Washington, D.C. group is demanding TMZ apologize and remove the words “crack mayor” from its headline about the death of former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry. “We want  his legacy to be honored the right way,” the petition reads. “Show respect to his family friends and supporters.” The petition has garnered more than 4,000 [...]

CrossFit Reminds Us Why #Brands Should Never Tweet, Ever

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

The prohibition against #brands tweeting applies to everyone except Charmin.

Man Admits On-Air to Setting House Ablaze, Shocks Police

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

You don’t see this every day: A Rockville, Maryland man lit a house on fire, and as police and fire crews arrived to the scene he admitted — to a TV news crew — that he was, in fact, the one who did it. A few moments later, he even approached two police officers on [...]

CNN Awkwardly Begs Lindsey Graham to Hint He’s Running for President

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

If only there were a way to tell whether someone was really running for president.

Anderson Cooper on Meeting with Officer Wilson: ‘There’s No Conspiracy Here’

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Shortly after CNN's Brian Stelter reported that a number of news anchors, including two at CNN, had met privately with officer Darren Wilson in hopes of securing a televised interview, Anderson Cooper confirmed that he had done so. Shortly after that began the theories that news anchors were in collusion with Wilson to skew coverage, something Cooper dismissed.

Brown Family Lawyer: Grand Jury Process Against Wilson ‘Completely Unfair’

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Benjamin Crump, attorney for Michael Brown's family, called into question the grand jury proceedings against police officer Darren Wilson, saying the prosecutor was showing an unprecedented amount of deference in the case.

Lindsey Graham: House Benghazi Report ‘Full of Crap’

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told CNN's State of the Union Sunday morning that the House Intelligence Committee's Benghazi report, which hollowed out a number of Republican arguments on the incident, was "full of crap."

Stelter: News Anchors Have Secretly Met with Darren Wilson

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter broke news Sunday morning: according to his sources, multiple major news anchors have spoken to Officer Darren Wilson in hopes of securing a televised interview. The meetings were secret and off-the-record, and the news organizations would not even confirm that they had happened.

NY Times Falls for Fake News Story about Kim Kardashian’s Ass

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

The New York Times recently discovered butts, so you can forgive the novices for falling for a hoax about Kim Kardashian's.

Stephanopoulos to Obama: What’s Stopping Future Presidents From Not Enforcing Tax Laws?

6 hours agoNews : Mediaite

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos pressed President Barack Obama Sunday morning on his executive action on immigration, whether it was really keeping in precedent with previous presidents' immigration actions, and whether future GOP presidents could pull the same move on whatever their hearts desired.

Wallace to Dem Rep.: How Can Obama Ignore Congress on Immigration, Then Ask Them for Money?

6 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace sparred with Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) over President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration Sunday morning, with Becerra saying Obama needed Congress to authorize more resources to toughen border security and Wallace wondering where this sudden deference to Congress came from.

Concha: Cosby’s Legacy Starting to Resemble Paterno’s Final Chapter at Penn State

6 hours agoNews : Mediaite

In the end, everything the old man once built vanished one by one from society...

Obama Differs from John Lewis: Ferguson Isn’t Selma

7 hours agoNews : Mediaite

President Barack Obama addressed the simmering tension in Ferguson during his interview Sunday morning with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, calling for the protests to remain peaceful ahead of the Grand Jury decision on Officer Darren...Show More Summary

Wallace Corners Cruz: You Would Hold Up AG Confirmation over Immigration and ‘Leave Holder In?’

7 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace cornered Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on his proposed plan to pressure the Obama administration over the recently announced executive action on immigration, seeming to wonder if Cruz had really thought out his idea for the Senate to block most nominations.

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