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Louisiana Republican Stokes Fears of Syrian Refugees to Boost Struggling Campaign for Governor

In the days since terror attacks roiled Paris, Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), who has been trailing in the race for governor against his Democratic rival John Bel Edwards, has settled on a new strategy for winning over voters: warning them...Show More Summary

Alleged Mastermind of Paris Attacks Killed in St. Denis Raid

Paris' chief prosecutor announced on Thursday that Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the suspected architect of the deadly terrorist attacks that killed 129 people, was killed during Wednesday's seven-hour long standoff in St. Denis, in which some...Show More Summary

The Latest Issue of ISIS's Magazine Is As Terrible As You'd Think

Since the end of October, ISIS has claimed responsibility for the murders of almost 400 people in strikes against France, Russia, and Lebanon. As officials continue to investigate how these attacks were carried out, the so-called Islamic...Show More Summary

Roanoke Mayor Makes the Most Appalling Argument Yet for Rejecting Syrian Refugees

Here is mayor David Bowers of Roanoke, Virginia—a member of Hillary Clinton's Virginia Leadership Council—making perhaps the worst argument we've seen yet for rejecting Syrian refugees: A take so bad that it prompted this member of Congress...Show More Summary

The One Country You'd Expect to Reject Syrian Refugees Wants to Take 30,000 of Them Instead

A growing number of politicians in the United States have used last Friday's terrorist attacks in France to argue for tighter restrictions, if not an outright halt, on accepting Syrian refugees. But in France itself, the government is...Show More Summary

New York Daily News Compares the NRA to Jihadists

Bold. — Jim Roberts (@nycjim) November 18, 2015 In three words, the front page of Wednesday's New York Daily News launched one of the boldest attacks on the National Rifle Association in recent memory. The tabloid's cover denounced "NRA's Sick Jihad," in characteristically huge typeface. Show More Summary

These Senators Want To Break the NRA’s Stranglehold on Gun Violence Research

For years, Congress has blocked funding for research into the impacts of guns on public health. On Wednesday morning, twenty Senate Democrats demanded a necessary first step to upset that status quo, by asking the Government Accountability...Show More Summary

Two Dead and Seven Arrested in Raid Targeting Paris Attacks "Mastermind"

Two terror suspects, including one female suicide bomber who detonated herself using an explosive vest, were killed in an early morning raid in the northern Paris suburb of St-Denis on Wednesday. Seven people were also arrested in the...Show More Summary

Here's What the Latest Investigation of Planned Parenthood Just Revealed

Read more MoJo coverage of attacks on Planned Parenthood How the Attack on Planned Parenthood Is Hindering Cures for Deadly Diseases Congress Just Created a Benghazi Committee for Planned Parenthood Texas Subpoenas Records of Patients...Show More Summary

Man Who Was Never Going to Be President Drops Out of Presidential Race

RIP Jindal 2016: "It has been a great honor for me to run for president of the United States," Bobby Jindal told Fox News host Bret Baier in an interview on Tuesday night. "This is not my time. I've come to the realization that this is not my time." Even in his dropping out speech he couldn't help but call Obama a "community organizer." Watch:

The Latest on Paris Attacks and the Campaign Against ISIS

On Tuesday, Russian officials confirmed for the first time that a homemade explosive was found on the downed Metrojet airliner that crashed in Egypt last month, killing all 224 people on board. Shortly after the confirmation, RussiaShow More Summary

State Department Says Governors Can't Stop Refugees From Entering Their States

On Monday, as more than a dozen mostly Republican governors pledged to block Syrian refugees from being resettled in their states, the State Department was mum about the legal ramifications, offering only a cautious statement that its lawyers were looking into it. Show More Summary

Mike Huckabee Wants Syrian Refugees to Be Placed in Homes of "Limousine Liberals"

In the wake of the coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee was quick to blame President Obama's handling of ISIS and the current migrant crisis swelling Europe. On Saturday, he topped his...Show More Summary

Watch Thousands of Parisians Respond to the Terrorist Attacks in the Best Way Possible

As Paris' "night of terror" unfolded, thousands of soccer fans were ordered to evacuate the Stade de France, where France was playing Germany—and near where at least one explosion had erupted. A video posted to Facebook shows these soccer fans joining in unison to sing the French national anthem. Show More Summary

"An Attack on of all of Humanity": President Obama Delivers Statement After Paris Erupts in Violence

President Barack Obama delivered remarks on the deadly series of shootings and bombings that erupted in Paris on Friday evening. Watch the full statement from @POTUS on the attacks in Paris. — The White HouseShow More Summary

James Foley's Parents Aren't Impressed by the Probable Killing of His ISIS Executioner

The Department of Defense announced on Friday that it was "reasonably certain" it had killed "Jihadi John," the English-speaking ISIS fighter who took part in the filmed executions of Western journalists. But the executioner's probable...Show More Summary

Look at These Sexist Hillary Clinton Buttons

In an election rife with racist and sexist insults and one Donald Trump, sexist crap aimed at Hillary Clinton should not be surprising. And yet: These are being sold at the GOP sunshine summit — Joe Perticone...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Just Did a Dramatic Reenactment of Ben Carson's Stabbing

Donald Trump is trailing Ben Carson in Iowa and it's starting to get to him. On Thursday night, he told an audience in Iowa that Carson is "pathological, damaged," and sought to prove his point by reenacting the pediatric neurosurgeon's...Show More Summary

This GOPer Wants to Sabotage a Missouri Student's Dissertation Because It's About Abortion

A state lawmaker is trying to stop a graduate student at the University of Missouri from studying the affects of one of the state's abortion restrictions, claiming that her dissertation violates state law and is an abortion marketing ploy. In a letter to University of Missouri officials, state Sen. Show More Summary

University of Missouri Police Name Suspect Accused of Terror Threat Against Black Students

After a night of confusion and fear on the Columbia campus of the University of Missouri, police announced on Wednesday morning that they had arrested a suspect, Hunter M. Park, for "making a terrorist threat" against black studentsShow More Summary

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