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Reza Aslan Comments On His Notorious Fox News Interview

Just a week ago, religious scholar and author Reza Aslan's interview on Fox News became one of the most viewed videos being passed around the internet.  His 10-minute interview on FoxNews.com with Lauren Green was meant to be about his new book Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, but Green repeatedly turned the course of the interview to why a Muslim like Aslan would write a book about the founder of Christianity

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Texas Governor Rick Perry Calls Third Special Session
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Calls 3rd Special Legislative Session

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed the two items on the third special session agenda less than an hour after Gov. Rick Perry called them back.

Perry called another special legislative session Tuesday afternoon after the House failed to win enough votes to approve a constitutional amendment to spend at least $840 million more a year on transportation

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Anthony Weiner Holds Press Conference As New Sexting Evidence Emerges
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NYC Mayoral Candidate Caught Sexting (Again), Vows to Stay in Race

Anthony Weiner, the former congressman who resigned in disgrace after lewd photos he had sent to young women were publicly exposed, held a press conference Tuesday in Manhattan where he admitted that he had basically done that exact same thing all over again, even after promising he wouldn't.

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Texas Governor Rick Perry plans trip to Israel
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Rick Perry Plans Trip to Israel

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry may be giving hints that he'll make a second run for the White House.

The Washington Times reports that Perry says he'll visit Israel in October. Such a trip is expected of co

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Texas Senator Derides ‘Crazy’ Move to Take Away Tampons From Abortion Debate Spectators

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The leader of the Texas Senate Democrats says he intervened to stop state troopers from confiscating feminine hygiene products from women trying to watch the ongoing debate over abortion restrictions

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Final Abortion Vote - Texas
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst gavels in the Senate at the Texas State capitol. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)
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Texas House to Take Final Vote on Abortion Law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House is expected to pass new restrictions on when, how and where women may get an abortion.

Lawmakers are scheduled to vote on Wednesday in a final step sending House Bill 2 to the Senate. A Senate committee will consider the measur

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Texas Politicians + Others React to Rick Perry Not Seeking Re-election

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Politicians and others weighed in Monday on the news that Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, won't seek re-election next year.

Here's what they had t

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Rick Perry announces retirement - no re-election in 2014
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Rick Perry Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2014

 

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, says he won't seek re-election in 2014.

The staunch Christian and fiscal conservative said Monday he plans to retire. That sets up an opening for fellow Republican and

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