Melissa Sullivan
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Mel Watt: Is Obama's Housing Nominee a Wall Street Lackey?

Representative Mel Watt (D-N.C.) is nominated to replace Edward DeMarco as the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. However, both Republicans and Democrats are skeptical.

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Gun Control Debate 2013: Is This Pro-Gun Billboard Seriously Racist?

Greeley, Colorado has posted two pro-gun rights billboards that show three men in traditional Native American attire with the words "Turn in our arms. The government will take care of you."
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Online Sales Tax: Could We Get (Gasp) A Bipartisan Fix?

The Senate recently voted 61-30 in favor of the Marketplace Fairness Act, and while Republicans generally oppose tax increases, many are in favor of this proposed legislation.
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Maryland Jail Scandal: Gang Takes Over Prison, Impregnates Four Guards

A Maryland state prison had 13 guards participate in a drug-trafficking and money-laundering scheme, both run by inmates and gang members of the Black Guerilla Family.
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FEMEN: Topless Protesters Soak Belgian Archbishop With Virgin Mary-Shaped Water Bottles

Belgian Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard was attacked by topless FEMEN protesters while giving a talk at the Brussels Free University.
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Live Below The Line: Ben Affleck's $1.50-a-Day Stunt Won't Change Things For the Poor

Celebrity, Oscar-winner, and millionaire Ben Affleck will participate in Live Below the Line's challenge on relying on $1.50 for at least one day next week. Will it change anything?

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Tamerlan Tsarnaev: Boston Bomber Might Be Linked to Unsolved Triple Homicide

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the suspects for the Boston Marathon bombings, might be connected to a triple homicide from September 2011.

George Soros Obituary: Reuters Publishes It Even Though He's Not Dead

Reuters mistakenly published an obituary of financier and philanthropist George Soros, but sources confirmed he is not, in fact, dead.

CNN Marathon Reporting Marred By Falsehoods

On April 17, CNN misinformed the public that there was an arrest in the case of the Boston Marathon bombing.
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Boston Marathon Bombings: What Do They Mean For Sequestration Cuts?

House Democrats see a correlation between the sequester cuts the government undertook earlier this year and the Boston Marathon bombings, feeling that there could have been better prevention.
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Boston Marathon Attack: Bombs Kill 2, Injures 22

Two explosions went off in the area by the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, leaving dozens injured and at least two people dead.

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Rick Santorum Admits Cancelled "Leadership" Speech to High School Students Actually About Gay Marriage

Former Senator Rick Santorum criticized Michigan high school officials for cancelling his speech on leadership in late April. However, reports show that he was going to discuss gay marriage.
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Ashley Judd: Did a Democratic Super PAC Really Bug Mitch McConnell's Office?

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell thinks he was bugged during a conversation on how to defeat actress Ashley Judd in the 2014 Senate race. But does he have any evidence?
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North Korea Crisis: Why Has the GOP Kept Quiet?

The GOP has been mum about Kim Jong-Un and his threats against the United States. Could this mean that both Democrats and Republicans agree?

Anti-Drone Hoodie: Can It Really Protect You From the Government's Eyes in the Sky?

Designer Adam Harvey designed an "anti-drone hoodie" in his Stealth Wear exhibition that can prevent people from being seen by drone technology.
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Rand Paul Gun Control Ads: The Republican Targets His Own Party

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has attacked fellow GOP Congress members over their liberal stance on gun control. Is this Paul's newest policy initiative ahead of a 2016 run?

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This Georgia Town Actually Requires All Citizens to Own a Gun ... And There Have Been Interesting Results

A gun control law that has been mandated for the past 31 years requires all heads of household to own a weapon and ammunition in the Atlanta suburb of Kennesaw.
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Eric Harroun, U.S. Veteran, Accused Of Serving With Al-Qaeda in Syria

Eric Harroun, 30, is being held in custody by the United States on the basis that he allegedly used a weapon of mass destruction while fighting alongside members of al Qaida in Syria.

Meet the Oscar Pistorius Fans Who Think Reeva Steenkamp is to Blame For Her Own Death

Some women have allowed their attraction for Oscar Pistorius to lead them to defend the Olympic sprinter at all costs, and even blame Reeva Steenkamp for her own death.
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Jardines v. State Of Florida: SCOTUS Rules Using Drug-Sniffing Dogs Needs a Warrant

The SCOTUS ruled on March 26 that deploying drug dogs requires a warrant, with Justice Antonin Scalia writing for the majority.