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Marriage or not, Republicans changing tune on LGBT rights

Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) recently made headlines when he became the first Republican senator to publicly announce his support for gay marriage. This was significant not only because of…

QOTD: Michelle Bachmann says Obamacare ‘literally kills’

“That’s why we’re here: Because we’re saying let’s repeal this failure before it literally kills women, kills children, kills senior citizens. Let’s not do that. Let’s love people. Let’s care…

QOTD: Obama, on open mic, tells Netanyahu ‘it’s good to get away from Congress’

"It's good to get away from Congress." -- President Barack Obama, while talking with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his first trip as president to the Middle Eastern nation Wednesday.…

Supreme Court rules in favor of reselling cheap textbooks

One of my first posts for Politically Inclined was on Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., an intellectual property rights case. Well, the Supreme Court just decided that…

Republican National Committee stereotypes, ignores young voters in new report

This week, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Preibus announced the release of a report on how the GOP could shine in a better light with voters. Only about a page…

QOTD: White House stays positive on fading assault weapons ban

“We’re going to work on this. We’re going to find the votes. And it deserves a vote and let’s see if we can get it done.” -- White House Chief of…

CPAC ‘how not to sound racist’ panel makes everyone look racist

Ah, CPAC. The blessed time of the year when Republicans can get together and just be themselves. It’s a vacation away from challenges, and an invitation to hold whatever panels…

Week in review: St. Patrick’s Day debauchery

It's the weekend of St. Patrick's Day, which of course means plenty of green and celebration of Irish culture. Chicago, for instance, dyes its downtown river green each year. Fun…

QOTD: At CPAC, McConnell compares Dems to ‘Golden Girls’

“Don’t tell me Democrats are the party of the future when their presidential ticket for 2016 is shaping up to look like a rerun of the ‘Golden Girls.’” -- Senate Minority…

Republican Sen. Rob Portman comes out in support of gay marriage

When Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Thursday that the GOP needs to “embrace liberty in both the economic and the personal sphere,” this likely isn't what he had in mind. That…

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