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Chief Justice Roberts complains that the public perceives his court to be politicized

I think he's being serious here. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. said late Wednesday that partisan extremism is damaging the public’s perception of the role of the Supreme Court, recasting the justices as players in the political process rather than its referees. [...]Show More Summary

Voters in New Hampshire Are Asking John Kasich About Ohio's Poisoned Water

John Kasich's town halls are different than anyone else's in New Hampshire, and the first person who will tell you that is John Kasich. "White Stripes at a Republican town meeting!" he said, after taking the floor to "Seven Nation Army" Friday evening in Bedford, New Hampshire. Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders to Appear With Larry David on 'SNL' This Weekend

This weekend, Bernie Sanders will come face-to-face with his doppelgänger — comedian Larry David — on Saturday Night Live. Speculation that Sanders would make a cameo on SNL has run rampant since NBC announced David, who's impersonated the presidential hopeful several times this campaign season, would host. The Washington Post, citing an anonymous source, was...

Will Marco Rubio Finally Be Tested?

Before the Iowa caucuses, the questions facing Republican Party elites were straightforward but existential: Could the divided field of establishment-backed candidates consolidate in time to stop Donald Trump and Ted Cruz? And, if so,...Show More Summary

Scott Walker Outlaws Investigations Into Scott Walker

Des Moines Register Editorial Board: Former presidential candidate Scott Walker and his friends in the Wisconsin state legislature have figured out a way to deal with bothersome, recurring investigations into political corruption. Rather...Show More Summary

Bill O'Reilly Lets Donald Trump Push Conspiracy That 4.9 Percent Unemployment Rate Is A "Phony Number"

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly allowed GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump to push a phony conspiracy theory that unemployment rate is really 25 percent. On February 5, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its monthly "Employment Situation" summary for January 2016. Show More Summary

Why Bernie Sanders Needs to Talk About Voting Rights

No debate can get to every topic that matters to every voter. But now that we have had five Democratic primary debates—which are now being held on weeknights, imagine that—it’s worth noting that we have yet to hear Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders seriously discuss two core liberal issues on the same stage. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson joins race for Baltimore mayor

Leading Off: ? Baltimore, MD Mayor: On Wednesday, literally minutes before candidate filing closed, Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson entered the crowded Democratic primary to become mayor of Baltimore. Mckesson gained prominence during the Ferguson protests in 2014, and he's utilized social media to get his message out. Show More Summary

Howie Kurtz: Maddow Too 'Unabashedly Liberal' To Moderate A Debate

Howard Kurtz, who hosts Media Buzz on Fox News' Weekend lineup, was appalled that MSNBC had the brass to place their first Democratic Debate in the capable hands of Rachel Maddow. Her co-moderator, Chuck Todd, was a perfectly acceptable...Show More Summary

Media Highlight Anti-Muslim Sentiment Behind Rubio's Attack On Obama's Mosque Speech

Media criticized Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio's reaction to President Obama's address at the Islamic Society of Baltimore for "contort[ing]" Obama's speech while being steeped in "seemingly Islamophobic" rhetoric that...Show More Summary

Rick Santorum finally comes up with a reason to endorse Marco Rubio ... sort of?

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

For those of you who missed it, professional Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum was until recently running for president. Then he dropped out. Then he endorsed Marco Rubio, but like every other Serious Republican endorsing...Show More Summary

Federal court declares two NC Congressional Districts racially gerrymandered

18 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

And they've got two weeks to fix it: After careful consideration of all evidence presented during a three-day bench trial, the parties’ findings of fact and conclusions of law, the parties’ arguments, and the applicable law, the Court...Show More Summary

Obama, Xi coordinate response to NKorea provocations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) agree that a planned ballistic missile test by North Korea would be another "provocative and destabilizing" action in violation of multiple U.N. Show More Summary

Infamous Pick Up Artist Lives in Mom's Basement

Daily Mail: This is the man at the center of a worldwide storm after advocating legalizing rape on private property -- in a sweat-stained T-shirt at the door of his mother's house.Daryush "Roosh" Valizadeh, 36, the self-proclaimed "King...Show More Summary

No, Chuck Todd, Bernie And Hillary Will Not Brawl To The Death For Your Amusement

Though Thursday night’s Democratic Debate saw a lot of actual fighting between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, it might have been more notable for the aggression that didn’t happen. Specifically, Bern and Hill’s repeated refusal to engage when professional Jim Rome cosplayer Chuck Todd did all but shout “FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!” over stupid crap

5 things Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have in common

WASHINGTON — Despite their differences, Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders have plenty of things in common. Here are five of them: —Obama’s 3rd term Clinton and Sanders are embracing President Barack Obama, whose approval ratings have improved in recent months. Clinton reminds voters that as secretary of state she worked alongside him and [...]

Fox's Geraldo Rivera Pushes Conspiracy Theory That Hillary Clinton "Scream[s]" Because She "May Be Hard Of Hearing"

From the February 3 edition of Fox News' The Five: KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE (CO-HOST): Hillary Clinton's hair-raising tone on the campaign trail has garnered a lot of criticism, many saying she needs to cut it out and tone it down. But did you know that criticism is sexist? That's correct, sexist. That's according to Clinton surrogate Howard Dean. [...]Show More Summary

Hungry For Power Games: Iowa Cornucopia Bloodbath

The Late Show's Stephen Colbert pays tribute to the latest round of 2016 presidential candidates to drop out of the race, Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee and Martin O'Malley while getting a swipe in on Jim Gilmore for staying in after receiving...Show More Summary

Snap Poll: Who Won The New Hampshire Democratic Debate?

It was a rousing debate tonight in New Hampshire as the two candidates spent two hours sparring on many topics. Who Won The New Hampshire Democratic Debate? Who do you think came out victorious, and how did you think it stacked up against the GOP presidential debates in general?

Can BLM Activist, Deray Mckesson, Move From Activist To The Baltimore Mayor's Office?

DeRay Mckesson, lover of the Patagonia blue vest and one of the most prominent leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement, threw his hat into the ring for the Baltimore mayoral race last night. Mckesson enters the race with only 83 days...Show More Summary

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