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Donald Trump Wants to Model His Immigration Plan After Something Called "Operation Wetback"

At Tuesday night's debate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich ripped into Donald Trump about his plan to deport 11 million immigrants should he become president. "Come on folks," he said, exasperated. "We all know you can't pick them up and ship them back across the border. Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Can’t Remember All the Departments He Wants to Defund

Oops. Ted Cruz Ooops on 5 agencies he'd cut: IRS Commerce Energy COMMERCE Hud — Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) November 11, 2015

This Is the Funniest Chart About Tonight's GOP Debate

Ted Cruz was asked about immigration at tonight's debate and answered with some ramble about Eisenhower or something. Anyway, here's what happened on Google: USA! USA!

Mike Huckabee: Take My Wife, Please!

Noted without comment, Mike Huckabee's answer to a question about the Fed at tonight's GOP kid's table debate:

Professor at Center of Missouri University Protest Video Offers "Sincere Apologies"

The communications professor who called for "muscle" to block a reporter from covering Monday's demonstrations at the University of Missouri—a moment captured in a video that went viral—issued an apology on Tuesday evening. In a written...Show More Summary

Soviet-Themed Anti-Elizabeth Warren Ad Will Air During Republican Debate

Liberal fans haven't been able to persuade Sen. Elizabeth Warren to make a run for president, but she'll appear at Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate on Fox Business Network—during a commercial break. As Politico's Burgess...Show More Summary

Senator Claire McCaskill Wants Her Male Colleagues to Learn to "Just Shut the Hell Up"

Are you listening, male US Senators? Your colleague, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) wants you to stop mansplaining and "just shut the hell up." In a refreshing video prepared for the Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday, the first...Show More Summary

The Supreme Court Will Take Up Affordable Care Act Contraceptive Cases

The Supreme Court announced today it will hear more appeals from religious groups that seek exemption from the Affordable Care Act's contraception requirements, marking the fourth challenge to President Obama's health care law that has...Show More Summary

Top Cop Union Threatens Quentin Tarantino

Amid the continuing national debate about policing, Thursday brought the latest batshit PR move from police union leaders. Their current target, Quentin Tarantino, found himself on the receiving end of a veiled threat when Jim Pasco,...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Is Hosting SNL This Weekend. Here's the Best Sketch From His Last Time Hosting.

Donald Trump is hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend. It is bound to be a strange, strange 90 minutes of television. Will he play himself in a sketch? Will he don a silly costume? Who knows! But this won't be the first time The Donald has swung by 30 Rockefeller Center late on a Saturday. Show More Summary

Ben Carson's Rap Ad Is Here to Ruin Your Day

Ben Carson has made his contribution to the annals of awkward rap ads promoting Republican presidential hopefuls, and it's awful. The GOP front runner's new radio advertisement features some confounding rhymes—"Vote and support Ben Carson. Show More Summary

Doctors Without Borders Blasts US for Hospital Airstrike

Doctors Without Borders blasted the US government on Thursday for an airstrike one of the aid group's hospitals in Kunduz, Afghanistan, last month. "The chronological review of the events leading up to, during, and immediately following...Show More Summary

Rubio Will Release Records of GOP Credit Card He Used for Personal Expenses

One of the big question marks hanging over Marco Rubio's financial past may soon be answered. On Tuesday, the senator's presidential campaign agreed to release records detailing his use of a Florida Republican Party credit card fromShow More Summary

George H.W. Bush Tears Into Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld

In an upcoming new biography, former president George H.W. Bush is finally revealing what he thinks about his son's former aides, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld. And he's not pulling any punches. Describing Cheney as an "iron-ass" and...Show More Summary

This Is How Prosecutors (Still) Keep Black People Off Juries

The exclusion of black people from juries is a hot topic this week, as the United States Supreme Court considers the case of Timothy Foster, a black man charged with murdering an elderly white woman in Georgia some three decades ago....Show More Summary

With Matt Bevin's Victory, Health Insurance for 400,000 Kentuckians Now At Risk

Republican businessman Matt Bevin was elected governor of Kentucky on Tuesday. This is good news if you're Matt Bevin. It's potentially very bad news if you're one of the 521,000 formerly uninsured Kentuckians who have received health insurance through the Affordable Cart Act. Over the last five years, term-limited Democratic Gov. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton's Newest Ad Zeroes in on Calls for Increased Gun Control

On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign debuted a new television ad that zeroed in on the need for increased gun control laws—an issue the Democratic front-runner is using to position herself as a markedly different candidate to her rival, Bernie Sanders, the senator from Vermont. Show More Summary

Study: White Dudes Rule. Literally.

If you turned out to vote in today's off-year general election, the chances are you voted for a bunch of white dudes. Not because you're racist. (Although you probably are.) But because the ballots are overflowing with white dudes. According...Show More Summary

Obama Mocks Republican Presidential Candidates' Complaints Over CNBC Debate

With Republican candidates still in an uproar over last week's dismal CNBC debate, President Obama on Monday found the perfect opportunity to skewer their ongoing complaints while at the same time challenging the GOP candidates' self-proclaimed...Show More Summary

Ahmad Chalabi, Iraqi Politician Who Heavily Influenced the U.S. Decision to Invade Iraq, Dies at 71

Ahmad Chalabi, the Iraqi politician who had a significant role in persuading U.S. officials to invade Iraq, died on Tuesday from a heart attack in his home in Baghdad. He was 71. Both state media and the Iraqi ambassador to the United...Show More Summary

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