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CNN app users spot Dem mayor’s corruption headline alongside photo of GOP gov

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http://twitter.com/#!/ahhenson/status/449008381689593856 Multiple people have tweeted screen shots showing that CNN reported the story about Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Patrick Cannon’s arrest on corruption charges on their news app accompanied by a photo not of Cannon, but of the state’s Republican governor, Pat McCrory: http://twitter.com/#!/Beckerz927/status/449003968090636288 Whoops! http://twitter.com/#!/countryclubber/status/449009828812570624 http://twitter.com/#!/RickGiovannelli/status/449020785307697152 http://twitter.com/#!/matthewRvincent/status/449010380917202944 According to this tweeter, McCrory’s photo accompanying the […]

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Reporter misidentifies House Speaker; Boehner replies ‘it’s Boner’ [Vine]

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http://twitter.com/#!/SarahNEmerson/status/439096087266480128 During a press conference today, Speaker of the House John Boehner purposefully mispronounced his name after a reporter incorrectly identified him: http://twitter.com/#!/LukeRussert/status/439077237686824960 A check of the video shows that yes, that did happen: http://twitter.com/#!/frankthorpNBC/status/439083450684170241 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/02/27/yes-it-happened-reporter-misidentifies-house-speaker-boehner-replies-its-boner-vine/

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Brit Hume’s instant classic Obamacare truth-bomb becomes a meme [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/brithume/status/395561880334643200 In October, Fox News’ Brit Hume nailed the devastating reality of Obamacare with that tweet. Months later, he appears tickled to discover that his words have received the meme treatment. http://twitter.com/#!/brithume/status/436697031986655232 Uh oh. Is Hume dipping his toes in the meme-sturbatory #Fugelsanging pool? http://twitter.com/#!/BigJebBos/status/436698192055640065 Nah. He gets a pass since he’s just noting that […]

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Bruce Braley insists that the only poll that matters is located in his gut

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http://twitter.com/#!/Matthops82/status/529004811107041280 Bruce Braley, the Democratic candidate for Senate in Iowa, is not worrying about polls that show his adversary, Republican Joni Ernst, with a growing lead in the race. Instead, he’s paying attention to his gut. "You know the poll that I'm counting on?" Braley says here in Decorah, Iowa. "It's the poll right here in […]

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Harry Connick Jr. weighs in on Clay Aiken’s run for Congress, Seacrest’s career

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http://twitter.com/#!/MissyAnn23/status/439148061370372098 “American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken made it official on Thursday: He’s running for Congress in North Carolina. Bloggers are truly blessed. Popular “American Idol” judge Harry Connick Jr. marked Aiken’s forthcoming humiliation with this tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/L_Macdee/status/439142698843648001 Does Harry take requests? http://twitter.com/#!/heatherleigh73/status/439148196569567232 And an exit musing from last night: http://twitter.com/#!/HarryConnickJR/status/438922047234637824 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/02/27/harry-connick-jr-weighs-in-on-clay-aikens-run-for-congress-ponders-ryan-seacrests-career/

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House passes ‘No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act’

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http://twitter.com/#!/ShannonBream/status/428290517928271873 The House this afternoon passed the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” 227-188. Steven Ertelt of LifeNews.com reports: The legislation combines several policies that must be enacted every year in Congressional battles and puts them into law where they will not be in jeopardy of being overturned every time Congress changes hands from pro-life lawmakers […]

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CNN asks if Bush or Clinton is the better shoe dodger; Best answer revealed

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http://twitter.com/#!/TJSullivanLA/status/454608342346788865 Yesterday, during a speech in Las Vegas, a woman was arrested after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton. During a press conference in Baghdad in 2008, George W. Bush dodged two shoes that were thrown at him by an Iraqi journalist. CNN asked which person was the superior shoe dodger: http://twitter.com/#!/CNN/status/454604189977821184 If the voting […]

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Bette Midler worries about effect of climate change on birds

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http://twitter.com/#!/BetteMidler/status/514826986091724800 She’s an expert on climatology, and now she’s an ornithologist, too. But does she know that birds face an even greater threat than that posed by “climate change”? @BetteMidler @audubonsociety And many more are threatened by pet cats allowed to roam free in residential neighborhoods. — John Z. (@jzanier468) September 24, 2014 Related: Bette Midler […]

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Harry Reid’s answer to crappy jobs report? More unemployment insurance!

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http://twitter.com/#!/OrwellForce/status/421675358094508032 That fake retweet is Harry Reid in a nutshell. After today’s sucky jobs report came out, Reid had the nerve to say this: http://twitter.com/#!/SenatorReid/status/421673734957981696 Here are some data Harry’s ignoring: http://twitter.com/#!/freddoso/status/421670133178707968 http://twitter.com/#!/Bigkick85/status/421675174035861504 Clearly extending unemployment benefits has worked well so far. So let’s extend them some more! http://twitter.com/#!/Me_In_Jersey/status/421674193764110336 http://twitter.com/#!/ThomasRead1/status/421675052820484097 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/421680855162318848 Hope you brought a […]

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‘Transparency’: ‘Media lockdown’ at Biden event in Chicago

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http://twitter.com/#!/natashakorecki/status/504003995518898176 Some reporters seem like they’re getting a little tired of getting the run-around from the most transparent administration in history. http://twitter.com/#!/natashakorecki/status/504014329315094528 http://twitter.com/#!/natashakorecki/status/504015386623631361 http://twitter.com/#!/jakemalooley/status/504021289573842944 http://twitter.com/#!/natashakorecki/status/504016337648488448 http://twitter.com/#!/natashakorecki/status/504019941050560512 http://twitter.com/#!/RonSandack/status/504021552888033281 They can’t have people like that participating. That could create a breach in the narrative. http://twitter.com/#!/natashakorecki/status/504029164244971522 Transparency. *** Related Reporter: Obama ‘the greatest threat to press freedom in a […]

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