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Christie in Nashville: Smacks Obama on Middle East Policy, Calls for Obamacare Repeal

Speaking to reporters Saturday at a conference of the National Governors Association in Nashville, Tennessee, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie continued to talk like a man […]

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The President and the “N-Word”

Last week, The West View News, a small monthly paper with circulation in the West Village neighborhood of New York City, ran a story about […]

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Religious Leaders Use Hobby Lobby Case Against LGBT Community

When Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote in her dissent on the much-publicized Hobby Lobby case that the court’s decision”ventured into a minefield,” she wasn’t […]

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President Obama To Sign Executive Order Banning Gender Identity Discrimination for Federal Employees

In a surprise announcement at this evening’s White House LGBT Pride Reception, President Obama said he plans on issuing an executive order banning federal jobs from […]

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BIG NEWS: Obama to Sign Executive Order Extending LGBT Workplace Protections

Big, great news from the AP:

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Obama Orders SEPTA Strikers Back to Work

Regular Regional Rail train service to resume at the start of business on Sunday, June 15. — SEPTA (@SEPTA) June 15, 2014 Following a request […]

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Obama, Biden Take Executive Selfie

Last night, the @WhiteHouse Twitter account posted this smiley selfie of Joe Biden and Barack Obama. It was to kick off Biden’s Instagram account, but […]

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What if the Civil War Had a Birthday and Nobody Came?

Three years ago, Don Dodson planned to make a killing selling the Civil War artifacts he and his metal detector have uncovered near his hometown […]

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Normcore? More Like “Momcore”

The Thursday Styles section of the New York Times last week contained a big bloomingarticle on the fashion trend known as “normcore,” which the article […]

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Five Ways Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Could Help Philly

By now, you’ve probably heard about President Obama’s new “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative. The collaboration between foundations, policy makers, and private businesses wants to better […]

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President Obama Appears on ‘Between Two Ferns’ Comedy Web Series

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis is a comedy interview show on the website Funny or Die. It’s essentially Galifianakis’ humor distilled: A weird, combative […]

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Philadelphia Nonprofit Joins Obama’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative

Today President Obama will announce plans for My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative aimed at helping young African-American and Hispanic men. KYW 1060’s Cherri Gregg notes […]

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Study: Income Inequality Is in Our Genes

America! What a country! Where else could the son of a Kansan woman named Stanley and a bigamist Kenyan alcoholic wind up as president, right? […]

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Sixers’ Spencer Hawes Has Obama Toilet Paper, Per Teammate

Sixers center Spencer Hawes is a well-known conservative. A lot of pro athletes are! After all, they’re rich. Yesterday, Evan Turner — whose trip to Jamaica […]

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State of the Union: Is Obama Failing Millennials?

Twitter was aflutter with thoughts and quippy one-liners in response to the president’s State of the Union Address last night. Most reactions seemed to be […]