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How a 15-Year-Old Iowa Farm Boy Is Pranking the Presidential Race
It all started as a joke by a 15-year-old kid on a small-town Iowa farm. But before long, the independent presidential contender was thrust into national headlines. His name: “Deez Nuts.” Sophomore student Brady Olson, who lives on a corn, soybean and beef cattle farm in Wallingford, Iowa, filed a
Obama Says GOP Lawsuit Will Cost Tax Dollars
In his weekly radio/YouTube address, President Obama derided House Republicans’ planned lawsuit against him, warning that GOP lawmakers will spend taxpayer dollars on a frivolous legal challenge. “It’s a political stunt that’s going to waste months of America’s time. And by the way, they’re ...
Georgia's Chaotic GOP Senate Primary Gives Way to Runoff
In Georgia’s competitive Senate race, Republicans know just one of two candidates headed for a runoff. Even before the second runoff candidate was known, however, the results Tuesday night seemed to be a blow to the Tea Party, though not necessarily to conservatives. As expected,...
Bobby Jindal Won't 'Second Guess' GOP Obamacare Strategy
Now that a government shutdown has become a reality, Republican Governors Association Chairman Bobby Jindal, who once wholeheartedly endorsed the Republican tactic to tie government funding to a proposal to defund President Obama’s health care law, is now striking a different tone. Jindal won’t ...
Full Transcript: Former President Bill Clinton Speaks to George Stephanopoulos on 'This Week'
Below is the full interview transcript of George Stephanopoulos’ interview with former President Clinton for “This Week,” conducted on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Mr. President, thank you for doing this. BILL CLINTON: Thank you, George. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: So you’re rounding
Alison Lundergan Grimes Launches Senate Bid, Urges Crowd to Join 'Team Switch' Over Team Mitch
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes officially launched her Senate campaign today against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., playing off his campaign’s nickname of Team Mitch and urging the crowd to join “Team Switch.” “There is a disease of dysfunction in Washington, ...
Web Extra: Read an Excerpt of Olympia Snowe's New Book
Former Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe joins us on “This Week” Sunday. In advance of the show, you can read the introduction from her new book below. Excerpted from FIGHTING FOR COMMON GROUND by Olympia Snowe by arrangement with Weinstein Books. Introduction When I announced I would not run for ...
Tea Party Response: Rand Paul Argues for Less Government
Congressman speaks on behalf of conservative values, responds to President Obama's address.
Excerpts Of Marco Rubio's Republican Address To The Nation
Tonight Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is expected to deliver the Republican Address to the Nation, following the State of the Union address of President Barack Obama. Here are some excerpts of his remarks to be delivered in both English and Spanish responses: “This opportunity –...
Transcript: Marco Rubio's Republican Response
The Official Republican State of the Union Response by Marco Rubio (as prepared for delivery) Good evening. I'm Marco Rubio. I'm blessed to represent Florida in the United States Senate. Let me begin by congratulating President Obama on the start of his second term. Tonight, I have the honor of