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The Ticking Time Bomb

The national debt is as much your problem as it is Washington's.

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The Naked Truth: Petraeus Scandal Is All Too Convenient

Benghazi.  Does that name ring a bell?  With all the talk about the Petraeus sex scandal, the media has given little attention to the attack that left four American’s dead.  Do we not care about Chris Stev

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Gun Sales Surge, Just Like When Obama Was Elected the First Time

Following President Obama's victory last week, gun sales have spiked, much like they did in 2008 when he was first elected. Second Amendment supporters fear that a Democratic administration will tighten the screws on their ability to possess certain firearms, so the idea is to buy as many as possible while they're still available.

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Big Money Did Not Lead to Big Wins This Election

In the recent election, millionaires like Donald Trump and Jeffery Katzenberg tried to grease the political wheels with their contributions toward "super PACs," which can accept and spend huge amounts of money on political races. However, only three out of 10 of the most expensive Senate races were successful in placing a well-greased candidate into position, according to recent campaign data.

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Dead Candidate Wins in Alabama
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Dead Candidate Wins Election in Alabama

If there's any doubt how strong the GOP's hold on Alabama is, consider this -- a Republican nominee beat out the Democratic incumbent for a seat on the Bibb County Commission last week despite the fact that he died a month earlier. Congratulations, Alabama, on taking partisanship to a whole new level.

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Rep. Paul Broun’s Biggest Challenger In The Election? Charles Darwin

Paul Broun represents the college town of Athens, GA, and ran unopposed for his seat. That doesn't mean, however, that he didn't have a challenger. Several challengers, in fact.

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Watch President Obama’s Emotional Moment While Thanking His Staff

Even if you weren't hoping for Obama to win reelection this week, you have to admit that he seems very grateful he did. We can tell because he started crying in front of a bunch of people.

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Team Romney Mistakenly Leaks Victory Website

If, as some pundits claim, gaffes were responsible for Mitt Romney's failed presidential bid, then this surely won't change that assertion. At some point after losing the election to Barack Obama, Romney's camp accidentally leaked a victory website promoting a win that never happened. It's the 'Dewey Defeats Truman' of the digital age.

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