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April 2014

Eric Holder Does a Mean Lewis Black

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It sounds like Attorney General Eric Holder is practicing a new act for the next time he testifies before Congress.

Over the weekend, Holder went to see comedian and “The Daily Show” regular Lewis Black perform at Washington’s Warner Theatre. “He came backstage, which was nice, cause he said he ...

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Gohmert, Louie

Senators Settle NCAA Tournament Bets

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Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., are probably pretty bummed that their Kentucky Wildcats didn’t win the Big Dance, but at least they now have cheese hats.

That’s because the Kentucky senators collected on a wager they made with Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Ron Johnson, R-Wis.,

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Baldwin, Tammy
Paul, Rand
McConnell, Mitch
Murphy, Chris
Johnson, Ron
University of Kentucky
University of Connecticut
University of Wisconsin

John Boehner Cries at Taco Bell Event

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On Tuesday, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, started to sob at a Taco Bell event, but it wasn't because the salsa was too spicy. 

Boehner made a brief cameo at a gathering sponsored by the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, as the former gave the latter $30 ...

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