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Rand Paul Met Privately With Far Right Racist Rancher Cliven Bundy for 45 Minutes

We noted earlier that GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul met with far right racist anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy yesterday in Nevada, but tonight it's coming out that Paul and Bundy actually had a private sit-down meeting for approximately 45 minutes. The Nevada rancher said that he had expected only to...

Chris Christie Carries Announcement Vibe to New Hampshire

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey did not tone down the confidence and gusto during his first campaign event on Tuesday evening.

“I CREATED THE ISIS DILDO FLAG AT LONDON PRIDE TO START A DIALOGUE, NOT GET A LAUGH.”…

“I CREATED THE ISIS DILDO FLAG AT LONDON PRIDE TO START A DIALOGUE, NOT GET A LAUGH.”

CNN's Toobin: Scalia 'Unprecedented in His Vitriol,' Shows 'Abuse and Contempt for His Colleagues'

Appearing on Tuesday's New Day, CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin renewed his lambasting of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as he asserted that Scalia's dissent on the Court's gay marriage ruling was "unprecedented in its vitriol:" as the CNN analyst saw the conservative justice showing "abuse and contempt" for his fellow justices. Show More Summary

With Paris conference looming, Brazil, China and the U.S. pledge more investments in clean energy

A riverboat pushes a barge loaded with logs that were cut illegally from virgin Amazon rain forest and seized by federal police and government inspectors as part of Brazil's effort to control deforestation. As part of a bilaterial meeting,...Show More Summary

U.S. Defeats Germany

In a meeting of the world's top two FIFA-ranked teams, the United States defeated Germany 2-0 in the Women's World Cup semifinal and advances to the final for the second straight cup. Germany had a chance to take the lead in the second half but missed the first penalty kick in the team's WWC history. Show More Summary

California Governor Signs New Law Effectively Mandating Vaccines in Schoolchildren

California Governor Jerry Brown (D) has signed into law a new bill eliminating religious and personal belief exemptions for childhood...

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"No. 2 beats No. 1, and you can hear the 'U-S-A! U-S-A!' chants from here."

"Gutsy and surprisingly dominant performance from the United States. Surprisingly wimpy one from Germany, which scored 10 goals in its first game of the tournament but goes home after scoring none tonight."

On tax returns, Sanders and wife report $200,000 in income — mostly from his Senate post

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who rails against the “billionaire class” on the presidential campaign trail, reported relatively modest income last year: just more than $200,000 on a tax return filed jointly with his wife. The vast majority of the couple’s income came from Sanders’s $174,000 Senate salary and Social Security benefits that both he and […]

Obama's approval ratings get a bounce from best week ever

A new CNN/ORC poll conducted July 26-28 and released Tuesday showed increased approval for the way President Obama is handling his job, with more support for his policies on race relations and the economy than on guns. His overall approval...Show More Summary

Chris Matthews Repeats Distortion of Jindal's Comments Re: SCOTUS

Last night I noted how Chris Matthews took as literal a hyperbolic statement that Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.) made regarding the Supreme Court. Tonight, the Hardball host repeated the attack on Jindal, sneering that it put him in the "clown car."

Keep your religion institutionalized!

"Certainly the first amendment says that in institutions of faith that there is absolute power to, you know, to observe deeply held religious beliefs. I don’t think it extends far beyond that. We’ve seen the set of arguments play out in issues such as access to contraception. Show More Summary

Sierra Leone's Rich and Powerful Are Breaking the Ebola Burial Rules

On a barren hillside outside Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, Alieu Mansaray put on a brave face as strangers in full plastic bodysuits lowered his father's body into the grave. His 71-year-old father had died of a stroke. Everyone knew that. But in a country where the highly contagious Ebola virus

"Isn’t it enough to be denied the 'constellation of benefits that the States have linked to marriage'?"

"A constellation my coupled queer sisters and brethren now can hold dearly if they just make it official? Once again, being single is the dreary, awful, mournful alternative to marriage. A condition to be pitied, and quickly corrected...Show More Summary

Carly Fiorina On The Extension Of The Nuke Talks With Iran, And The Senate Filibuster v. Obamacare Repeal Debate

Carly Fiorina joined me in hour two of today’s program: Audio: 06-30hhs-carly Transcript: HH: I am so pleased to welcome back now, who has become a regular weekly guest and I am glad about it, Carly Fiorina, the voice of the new voter. Show More Summary

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