Monthly Archives: May 2012

Mayor Cory Booker: ‘Nauseating? No, I don’t find anything nauseating!’

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Elizabeth Warren Taps Sacheen Littlefeather to Deliver Her Acceptance Speech on Election Night

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Romney Won’t Back Gay Marriage, But Says He’ll Give Gays Discount Haircuts

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Chen Incident Orchestrated by Guide Dog

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she accepted the Chinese government’s explanation that blind dissident Chen Guangcheng has no interest in seeking refuge in the United States. “The entire incident was orchestrated by Chen’s guide dog,” said Clinton. Clinton explained

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