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Texas Tea Party Stages Anti-Health Care Law Meet

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tea party activists staged a meeting at the Texas Capitol urging Congress to withhold funding for the White House-backed health care law.

ForAmerica Chairman L. Brent Bozell III co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots told Wednesday's event that now is the time to defund the program before it is implemented

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Michelle Obama Says Black President Changes Bar For Kids

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Michelle Obama says having a black family in the White House "changes the bar" for every child, regardless of race, sexual orientation or gender.

She tells Parade magazine in an interview appearing Sunday that her husband's presidency "expands the scope of opportunity" for children because that's where change happens

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President George W. Bush Undergoes Heart Procedure

DALLAS (AP) — Former President George W. Bush has successfully undergone a heart procedure after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery.

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‘Obamacare’ Enrollment Launch Just 8 Weeks Away

Just eight weeks remain before uninsured Americans can start shopping online for subsidized health insurance under the president's overhaul.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday consumers can now go online to healthcare.gov and create

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Republicans Want NBC, CNN to Pull Clinton Programs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee wants NBC and CNN to cancel upcoming programs on Hillary Rodham Clinton and is threatening to blackball the networks from future Republican presidential debates if they fail to comply.

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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 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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