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Health Care Day In Romneyland

View this image › Alex Wong / Getty Images WASHINGTON, D.C. — Eighteen hours before news that the Supreme Court had upheld the Affordable Care Act was splashed across cable news chyrons, Mitt Romney stood confidently in front of a crowd of roaring partisans at a Virginia electrical manufacturing warehouse, and winked at its coming…

Lindsey Graham Says Misspelling Hid Bombing Suspect’s Russia Trip

Sen. Lindsey Graham backed off earlier criticism of the government for not sufficiently tracking Tamerlan Tamerlan when he told Fox News on Monday morning that Tsarnaev’s six-month overseas trip to Russia in 2011 went unnoticed by the FBI because his name was misspelled. http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/04/22/grahammisspelled-320×180.mp4Video available at: http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/04/22/grahammisspelled-320×180.mp4. Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/dorsey/lindsey-graham-says-misspelling-hid-bombing-suspects-trip-to

Marco Rubio Stars In New Romney Medicare, But Previously Said The Program “Weakened Us As A People”

1. New Romney ad: Least we can do. Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=GKBX2pLlKKs. youtube.com 2. Rubio in August 2011: Entitlement programs “actually weakened us as a people.” Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=0ciJQjvQ60Y. youtube.com Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/marco-rubio-stars-in-new-romney-medicare-but-prev

WikiLeaks’ New Project Highlights 1970s Diplomacy

View this image › Win McNamee / Getty Images WASHINGTON — Embattled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange beamed in to Washington from London on Monday to explain his organization’s newest project: a searchable database of nearly 2 million diplomatic cables, most of them recently declassified. The new initiative, called the Public Library of US Diplomacy, folds…

Samples From Syria Tested Positive For Sarin, Kerry Says

http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nbcnews.com/52898935Video available at: http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nbcnews.com/52898935. nbcnews.com Video from “Meet the Press.” Secretary of State John Kerry said that samples collected from victims of the after the reported Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack in Syria have tested positive for the nerve agent Sarin. “In the last 24 hours, we have learned through samples that were provided to…

Obama Prepares To Run Against The “Radicals”

View this image › Reuters Within minutes of Gov. Romney taking the stage to announce Paul Ryan as his vice-presidential pick, Obama campaign manager Jim Messina dropped the “R-word” in an email blast to supporters. “Congressman Paul Ryan,” Messina wrote, “is best known as the author of a budget so radical The New York Times…

Mary Cheney Talks About Her Family’s Personal Stake In Marriage Equality Fight

http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/12/13/MaryCheney-624×350.mp4Video available at: http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/12/13/MaryCheney-624×350.mp4. WASHINGTON — Mary Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, went to Indiana this week to make the conservative case for marriage equality as the state debates a proposed amendment to ban same-sex couples from marrying. Many political, business and education leaders in the state oppose the proposal, HJR-6,…

Administration Official Rebuts Feinstein Claim That White House Will No Longer Spy On Allies

View this image › Sen. Dianne Feinstein speaks with NSA Director General Keith Alexander. Jason Reed / Reuters WASHINGTON — A senior administration official rebutted Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s statement on Monday that the White House had assured her that they would no longer spy on allies. “The statement that ‘…collection on our allies will not…

Obama: “Americans Refuse To Be Terrorized”

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=4H5ocEjhkYw. The transcript: “On Monday, an act of terror wounded dozens and killed three innocent people at the Boston Marathon. But in the days since, the world has witnessed one sure and steadfast truth: Americans refuse to be terrorized. Ultimately, that’s what we’ll remember from this week. That’s what will remain. Stories…