Daily Archives: May 18, 2011

Let’s do it again: Newt looks for a Sunday show re-do, Romney defended!

If at first you offend Paul Ryan …

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Oops. Secret Service tweet disses Fox News

Looks like someone at the Secret Service tweeted when they meant to “DM” …

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Source: Robaina will skip TV debate to uphold ‘non-Hispanic exclusion’ pledge

A source tells TRR Miami-Dade Mayoral candidate Julio Robaina will skip a live, televised debate Sunday because only three candidates — including him — were invited.

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Earthquake: Alvin Brown becomes Jacksonville’s first black mayor, first Democrat in 20 years

The absentee ballots are still being counted pretty much in, and it appears that Democrat Alvin Brown, a former staffer in the Bill Clinton administration, is going to be the new mayor of Jacksonville.

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(Video) Newt ‘feels the rainbow’

This guy’s week just isn’t getting any better.

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Senate Republicans block bill to end oil company subsidies, Dems to tee up millionaire’s tax next

Senate Republicans, and three Democrats, filibuster a Democratic attempt to kill $21 billion in oil industry subsidies. Republicans will push today for a vote expanding drilling instead.

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Details emerge in IMF chief rape allegations

NPR reports new, chilling details on the rape allegations against the head of the International Monetary Fund.

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