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Naked AIDS activists, with painted slogans on their bodies, protest inside the lobby of the Capitol Hill office of House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, on Nov. 27, 2012, prior to World AIDS Day, Dec. 1.

Photograph by Susan Walsh/AP Photo

Naked AIDS activists, with painted slogans on their bodies, protest inside the lobby of the Capitol Hill office of House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, on Nov. 27, 2012, prior to World AIDS Day, Dec. 1.

Naked Ambition in Speaker’s Office: AIDS Activists Strip on Hill

With naked protesters and Capitol Police arrests — fiscal indecision aside — it’s been an exciting afternoon on Capitol Hill. Seven AIDS activists stripped naked in House Speaker John Boehner’s office in the Longworth House Office Building today, chanting “Boehner, Boehner, don’t...

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Delegates from the state of Maine and supporters of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul chant 'As Maine goes, so goes the Nation' after they staged a walkout at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

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Delegates from the state of Maine and supporters of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul chant 'As Maine goes, so goes the Nation' after they staged a walkout at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Paul Delegate: ‘Thumbs Up’ to ‘Underhanded’ Unseating Walk-Out

Ron Paul delegate Betty Jackson didn’t join yesterday’s Republican National Convention walkout by her fellow Paul supporters but “I gave them a thumbs up” because “I do understand their grievances” with the party establishment. The 100 or so Paul delegates...

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Rep. Bobby Rush wears a hoodie on the floor of the House on Capitol Hill on March 28, 2012 during a speech deploring the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, receiving a reprimand for violating rules on wearing hats in the House chamber.

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Rep. Bobby Rush wears a hoodie on the floor of the House on Capitol Hill on March 28, 2012 during a speech deploring the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, receiving a reprimand for violating rules on wearing hats in the House chamber.

Rush Violates House Dress Code With a Hoodie

Representative Bobby Rush wore a gray hooded sweatshirt to address the House today and was quickly gaveled out of order as he paid tribute to Trayvon Martin and protestors wearing hoodies to protest the Florida youth’s fatal shooting. “Racial profiling...

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