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I’m not quite sure if we should take this at face value. Who knows? In light of her recent statement about how people in the governor’s office knew about the lane closures, it seems more like a very strong hint that she’s going to talk if no one coughs up enough money for her defense: […]

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A noticably gaunt David Wildstein pleaded guilty this morning. Bill Baroni, former deputy executive director of the Port Authorityy, and Bridget Anne Kelly, former deputy chief of staff to Christie, are expected to be indicted later today: #Bridgegate: Baroni told Port Authority Executive Director Patrick Foye not to end closures because they were important to […]

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Imagine — George W. Bush is telling Jewish donors that Obama doesn’t know what he’s doing with Iran: Earnest was responding to reports over the weekend on Bush’s remarks to a closed-door gathering of Jewish donors. At the Republican Jewish Coalition event in Las Vegas, Bush allegedly criticized Obama for putting the US in “retreat” […]

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In a story breathlessly headlined, “Cash Flowed to Clinton Foundation as Russians Pressed for Control of Uranium Company,” the New York Times has doubled down on the clever insinuations of a masterful piece of right wing Truthiness. Look: I was a reporter. It’s not difficult to (intentionally or unintentionally) construct a story that is filled […]

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Gee, I just love the way conservatives think: Milwaukee County Supervisor Deanna Alexander is not a fan of former Secretary of State Hillary Cinton, a Democrat running for president. So Alexander has come up with her own derisive nickname for Clinton. Ovary. And Alexander has taken to her personal Twitter account to try to build […]

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I just love this. Grijalva’s giving the Repugs a taste of their own medicine, and now suddenly they’re concerned that he’s silencing “legitimate academic and scientific inquiry.” Jim fucking Imhofe is worried about legitimate science? ROFLMAO! Rep. Raul Grijalva, the ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, wants to know whether money from the […]

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Federal law enforcement officials have launched a criminal investigation of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and members of his administration, pursuing allegations the governor and his staff broke the law when they quashed grand jury indictments against Christie supporters, International Business Times has learned. Two criminal investigators from the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday […]

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Really, no one deserves anything if you’re not related to Rand Paul! Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is claiming that there is widespread fraud in the country’s disability system because most people who get benefits merely suffer from anxiety or sore backs. At a meeting with legislative leaders in Manchester, NH on Wednesday, caught on tape […]

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Get the popcorn, kids! A state district judge refused to throw out the criminal charges against Gov. Rick Perry, ruling Tuesday that special prosecutor Michael McCrum had been properly appointed to the case. Perry’s legal team argued that the charges must be voided because special prosecutor Michael McCrum did not properly take his oath of […]

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Kevin Drum on the terrible media coverage of the wingnut wack jobs: There are several things going on here, all of them related: As Ornstein says, once a campaign narrative gets locked in stone, it guides all subsequent coverage, regardless of whether it really fits all the facts. For some reason, conservatives get a pass […]

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