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Bipartisan deal on gun background checks may be short-lived

The words “gun,” “control” and “agreement” have probably never appeared together in the context of bipartisan politics, but headlines Wednesday morning put that rule to rest — even if it…

Americans hate the game, not the player when it comes to IRS and taxes

Look, no one really likes paying taxes. Even the Beatles, probably more beloved by liberals than conservatives, wrote a song that lampooned the progressive British tax system. But as touchy as…

QOTD: GOP consultant says McConnell will ‘cut a bitch’

"McConnell took their faux-drama and busted a cap in their ass ... Really, quite impressive. Don't let that softspoken thing fool you. He'll cut a bitch." -- GOP consultant Rick Wilson,…

Margaret Thatcher, ‘Iron Lady’ and Conservative British PM, dies at 87

Margaret Thatcher, one of Britain’s most recognized politicians and its first female prime minister, has died of a stroke at the age of 87. Thatcher, whose spokesperson announced her death on…

Update: Obama says California’s Kamala Harris ‘the best looking attorney general,’ calls to apologize

Even when you do have something nice to say, sometimes it's better not to say anything all, President Obama. At a fundraiser Thursday in California, Obama had some kind words for…

The 5 most annoying things about political journalism (including this list)

Congress is on its spring break, meaning the Washington news machine is currently re-greasing its wheels. It's all a massive operation -- political journalism often dominates the front page, the lead…

Throwing Constitution to the wind, North Carolina legislators propose allowing official state religion

In more news of states being ridiculous, we have North Carolina, where a group of legislators led by state Rep. Harry Warren have proposed a bill that would allow the…

Poll: More Republicans believe in UFOs than global warming

A survey out Tuesday from Public Policy Polling reveals the percentage of Americans who believe in commonly held conspiracy theories. There are some doozies in there -- for example, 4…

Pew Research Center quiz asks ‘How Millennial Are You?’

Do you often feel frustrated with fellow Millennials? Do you find a game of shuffleboard more appealing than “Game of Thrones?” Do you wish those damn kids would stop texting…

April Fools: Kid President, Ted Cruz get in on the ‘fun’

Even before the Internet’s existence, humanity has managed to turn cool things uncool. See: “not” jokes, bling bling, the ‘80s and Beanie Babies. The Internet has exacerbated and sped up this…

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