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Obamacare News That Should Make Conservatives Happy, But Won’t

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, left, joined House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif., and Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Pa., right, meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, following a GOP strategy session. The Republicans kept up their their criticism of the Affordable Care Act, focusing on President Barack Obama’s promise to Americans that they could keep their private health care plans if they preferred them over Obamacare.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

A new survey released on Thursday suggests that Affordable Care Act consumers are relatively happy with the insurance that they have purchased. And it’s partly for reasons that conservatives would be celebrating — if only that didn’t also mean celebrating “Obamacare.” The survey comes from the research firm J.D. Power and Associates. More than 3,000 people who purchased private insurance ... Read More »

Baltimore police commissioner admits to mistakes in Freddie Gray’s handling, won’t resign

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Baltimore’s police commissioner says he is not stepping down as a top police official admitted that Freddie Gray should have gotten medical attention the moment of his arrest – not after placed in a police van. Commissioner Anthony Batts, speaking at a press conference Friday, admitted that his officers made mistakes during Gray’s April 12th arrest which resulted in a ... Read More »

Obama Fires Back At Elizabeth Warren And Trade Critics, Escalating Democratic Feud

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama pushed back against Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Democratic critics of his trade agenda on Friday, accusing them of spreading “misinformation that stirs up the base but ultimately doesn’t serve them.” Obama surprised reporters by appearing on a conference call with Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in effort to rebut criticisms from Warren and other key ... Read More »

Three New Alleged Bill Cosby Victims Come Forward

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Three new women stepped forward Thursday accusing comedian Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them, bringing the total number of alleged victims to 38. In a press conference hosted by attorney Gloria Allred, three women provided detailed accounts of assaults against them by Cosby that sounded very similar to what other alleged victims have shared. Janice Baker Kinney said Cosby assaulted ... Read More »

Texas cop knocks drunken suspect unconscious with violent takedown on pavement as daughter, 6, watches (VIDEO)

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A Texas cop threw a drunken woman to the ground, knocking her unconscious when her head hit the pavement, as the DWI suspect’s daughter screamed “mommy, mommy!” and ran over to help, according to witnesses and cell phone video. The violent takedown stunned bystanders outside a Round Rock strip mall, though the city’s police chief, who had seen patrol car ... Read More »

Obama’s Next Action: Empowering Low Wage Federal Workers

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This week in Washington, hundreds of low wage federal government contract workers walked off their jobs, demonstrating for a living wage and a union. They included Senate janitors and food service workers, the workers who serve the Senators their food and clean up the messes they leave. Carrying signs reading “Hiring: A President who will sign a $15 +Union Executive ... Read More »

SEE IT: Boy uses selfie stick to capture violent fight between mother, girlfriend — (WARNING: GRAPHIC LANGUAGE)

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A beaming dope who used a selfie stick to film a nasty fight between his girlfriend and mother kept recording even as the two women urged him to break up the brawl. The teen appears incredibly entertained by the 2-minute battle outside his home, grinning as he holds his phone-carrying gadget up high while his mom and girlfriend slam each ... Read More »

Baltimore witness: Cops twisted Freddie Gray like ‘origami’

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Baltimore cops twisted Freddie Gray like “origami,” says the man who filmed the fatally wounded 25-year-old’s arrest. Witness Kevin Moore is speaking out on the confrontation between police officers and Gray, who died of a severed spinal cord. “They had him folded up like he was a crab or a piece of origami,” Moore told the Baltimore Sun. “He was ... Read More »

Damion (World) Hardy, accused of six Brooklyn drug gang murders, regularly ordered killings: feds

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Damion (World) Hardy was so obsessed with becoming a powerful drug lord in Brooklyn he routinely issued “kill orders” to achieve that goal, a federal prosecutor said Thursday. Hardy, the former fiancé of rapper Lil’ Kim, is charged with six murders, and reputed hit man Aaron (E-Bay) Granton with carrying out four killings in which he was the shooter, during ... Read More »

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