Desi Petkova
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Elizabeth Colbert Busch: Sketchy Poll Group Smears Candidate

"SSI Polling" has been running hypothetical smear questions to voters on Busch, asking things like, "What would you think of Busch if I told you she had an abortion?"

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Carnegie Mellon Parade: National Catholic League Demands Suspension Of "Naked Pope"

NCL is calling for the immediate suspension of a student who walked naked from the waist down and dressed as the pope from the waist up during the Carnegie Mellon parade.
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Steve Kush: New Mexico GOP Official Calls Woman a 'Radical Bitch' For Wanting to Raise Minimum Wage

A New Mexico GOP official is under fire for making outrageous and sexist comments about liberal women.

Planned Parenthood Gala: Obama Angers GOP By Delivering Keynote Speech

By accepting the invitation to the dinner, Obama has infuriated numerous conservatives and abortion opponents.
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Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev Boston Bombing Suspects: What Chechnya Connection Could Mean

The brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings come from Chechnya, which has been plagued by an Islamic insurgency from separatist wars.
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WATCH: Pervez Musharraf Flees Court to Avoid Arrest After Bail is Revoked

What's a former military dictator to do when the courts demand he stand trial? If you're Pervez Musharraf, apparently you'd speed away in a black SUV.

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Steve Stockman: "If Babies Had Guns, They Wouldn't Be Aborted"

Texas Congressman Steve Stockman has a long history of eyebrow-raising statements. Has this latest one gone too far?
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Anthony Weiner NYC Mayor: Disgraced Congressman and Wife Huma Abedin Plot Comeback

"It's now or maybe never for me," Weiner told the New York Times Magazine, acknowledging that this maybe his last chance to return to the political sphere.
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Is Kim Il-Sung Alive After All?

According to the 1998 Constitution, the late Kim Il-sung is the "Eternal President." He is technically ruling the country, even death, not just in title but in the continuance of the Juche.

CISPA: Why is the House Intelligence Committee Deliberating Behind Closed Doors?

Members of the media and the public will not be able to watch the upcoming markup of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act while it's happening. Why?

Alabama On the Verge Of Closing Its 5 Remaining Abortion Clinics

The Alabama legislature has passed a bill that would impose burdensome restrictions on abortion clinics in the state. Governor Robert Bentley is expected to sign the bill into law.

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Newark Liberty Airport: 4 Screeners Fired and Dozens Suspended For Incompetent Baggage Screening

4 TSA agents at Newark Liberty Airport have been fired after serious safety holes were discovered in the luggage screening process. Is the TSA incompetent?
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Stop and Frisk Constitutionality Challenged in Court: NYPD Officers Accused Of Unlawfully Detaining and Mocking 13 Year Old

The NYPD's "stop-and-frisk" program is currently under scrutiny in federal court, as two officers are accused of unlawfully detaining and taunting a 13 year old boy.
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Objets d'Anarchie: San Francisco Fine Arts Museums in Complete Disarray

For more than a year, San Francisco's fine arts museums have been completely leaderless.
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Marriage Equality Gets Backing From American Academy Of Pediatrics

A major medical organization that focuses on the well-being of children has come out in support of same-sex marriage.