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A-List Stars Shun White House Correspondents Dinner

One Hollywood insider says the A-listers are avoiding the event because they get “pawed at” as “people act like a bunch of kids at the Kids’ Choice Awards.” (Hollywood Reporter) – They may govern the free world’s leading nation and regulate the globe’s biggest economy, but when it comes to celebrities, Washingtonians are as starstruck …

May 3, 2014, 8:41 am ·
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EPA Paid Nearly $500K in Unauthorized Bonuses

IG report found unauthorized retention bonuses doled out between 2006 and 2013 (Free Beacon) – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) paid out nearly $500,000 in unauthorized bonuses, according to a report released by the EPA Inspector General Friday. An Inspector General (IG) investigation found that 11 EPA employees received $481,819 in unauthorized retention bonuses between 2006 and …

May 2, 2014, 11:16 pm ·
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Obamacare: Killing off small practice doctors

(Breitbart) – “Obamacare doesn’t need to be fixed, it needs to be scrapped,” says Jan Iverson, wife of San Diego private practice physician Dr. Wayne Iverson. Iverson spoke with Breitbart California in a phone interview, in which she relayed many of the destructive policies that have plagued the business of small private medical practices like …

May 2, 2014, 11:00 pm ·
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Obama throws Obamacare party at white house for athletes, celebs

(Breitbart) – On Thursday, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama threw an Obamacare party at the White House for athletes and celebrities who helped the administration push the law. According to Time, the “Obamas cracked open the champagne” for about 300 people and some of the attendees included: labor leaders, Democratic operatives and health care …

May 2, 2014, 10:54 pm ·
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House Judiciary Chairman: ‘Grand bargain’ in works on amnesty

(Breitbart) – House Judiciary Committee chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) said Friday at Hollywood’s “Creativity Conference” in Washington that there is a “grand bargain” in the works on amnesty. ABC News’s Rick Klein Tweeted that Goodlatte told ABC reporter Jon Karl at the event that he is “still searching for ‘grand bargain’ on status of undocumented immigrants,” …

May 2, 2014, 10:44 pm ·
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BLM land battles reach beyond Bundy

(Fox News) – It’s the most powerful agency you’ve never heard of — at least, until recently. The Bureau of Land Management, the nation’s biggest landlord, found itself in the spotlight after a high-profile brawl with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and another dispute with state officials over the Texas-Oklahoma borderlands. But the seemingly obscure agency, …

May 2, 2014, 10:41 pm ·
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Boehner to Establish Select Committee on Benghazi

(Speaker.gov) – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is announcing today that he intends for the House to vote to create a new select committee to investigate the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya that killed four Americans. He released the following statement: “Americans learned this week that the Obama Administration is so intent …

May 2, 2014, 10:14 am ·
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Short Congressional Work Weeks Become the Norm

(Newsmax) – Senators haven’t stuck around to conduct real business or vote on a Friday since the end of December, with most of them often leaving by Thursday afternoon, but not all lawmakers are happy with having the unofficial three-day weekends, Politico reported. Senators last had a Friday roll call vote on Dec. 20, according to …

May 2, 2014, 10:06 am ·
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Florida GOP to give in-state tuiton to illegals

(Breitbart) – The Republican-controlled Florida Senate on Thursday passed Florida’s version of the DREAM Act, which would give in-state tuition rates to illegal immigrants who have completed at least three years of  school in Florida. The bill, which passed 26-13, will go to the House on Friday, where it is expected to pass before going …

May 2, 2014, 10:02 am ·
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Pelosi On Benghazi Emails: ‘Why Aren’t We Talking About Something Else?’

(CBS News) – A retired U.S. general came under sharp criticism from a Republican committee chairman on Thursday after testifying that the Obama administration reacted weakly to the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya. Retired Brig. Gen. Robert Lovell, the star witness at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, …

May 2, 2014, 9:49 am ·
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Merkel urged to press Obama on NSA scandal ahead of Washington talks

German chancellor in first meeting with president since revelation that US intelligence services tapped her mobile phone (The Guardian) – Angela Merkel should ask Barack Obama to destroy her NSA file when she meets the American president in Washington this week, a leading German opposition politician has told the Guardian. The Greens warn that failure to address the …

May 2, 2014, 9:46 am ·
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Comedian Rob Schneider Blasts Obama

(CBS News) – Chris Stigall spoke with comedian Rob Schneider on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the struggle comedians face in today’s current political environment. Schneider struck on ominous tone when discussing the path he sees the country on. “Democracies don’t end well. We are sliding very fast towards fascism. It’s an ugly kind of …

May 2, 2014, 9:41 am ·
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Issa subpoenas Kerry to testify on Benghazi

(Breitbart) – House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is issuing a subpoena for Secretary of State John Kerry to testify before the committee May 21 about Benghazi, Issa announced Friday. The move comes in the wake of new, “smoking gun” emails that show top White House officials working to craft a narrative that the attack …

May 2, 2014, 9:36 am ·
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92,594,000: Americans not working hits record

(CBS News) – Despite the unemployment rate plummeting, more than 92 million Americans remain out of the labor force. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent in April from 6.7 percent in March, the lowest it has been since September 2008 when it was 6.1 percent. The sharp drop, though, occurred because the number of …

May 2, 2014, 9:33 am ·
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House GOP: Obama withholding Benghazi email is ‘criminal’

(Washington Times) – House Republicans accused the Obama administration Thursday of “perhaps criminal” behavior for having withheld for months key email that sheds light on how the administration framed its post-Benghazi talking points, potentially violating a congressional subpoena. House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, said Secretary of State John F. Kerry will have to …

May 2, 2014, 9:15 am ·
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Rush: We’re Surrounded by Liberal Corruption

(Rush Limbaugh) – BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH:  This is Tom in Spring, Texas.  Hello, sir.  Great to have you with us.  Hi.CALLER:  And good day to you, sir.  It’s a privilege to talk with you. RUSH:  Thank you. SPECIAL: Modern Day Patriots, this is the time to stand shoulder to shoulder with our forefathers in Lexington and …

May 2, 2014, 1:30 am ·
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Pelosi calls Benghazi a ‘diversion’

(Breitbart) – At a press conference Thursday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi dismissed a new “smoking gun” email about the Obama administration’s response to the Benghazi terrorist attack as “diversion” and “subterfuge.” “I haven’t seen it, but I will say this again–diversion, subterfuge–Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi. Why aren’t we talking about something else?” Pelosi said in …

May 2, 2014, 1:19 am ·
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General: We May Have Been Able to Save Benghazi Victims, We’ll Never Know

(Breitbart) – Retired Air Force Brigadier General Robert Lovell admitted during a House Oversight hearing Thursday that saving the Americans under attack in Benghazi might have been possible, but he added they would never know for sure. Lovell was in command of the U.S. Africa Command’s headquarters in Germany during the attack, but he has since …

May 2, 2014, 1:16 am ·
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Benghazi Email: Hillary Clinton Deputy Names Islamic Extremists, Not YouTube, Morning After Attack

(Breitbart) – A newly-emerged government email directly “contradicts the message that President Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice and White House press secretary Jay Carney repeated publicly” in the immediate aftermath of the attack in Benghazi. Per Sharyl Attkisson dot com, the “email is titled “Libya update from Beth Jones.” Beth Jones …

May 2, 2014, 1:13 am ·