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Protestors heckle Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) during a town hall meeting hosted by Heritage Action For America at the Hilton Anatole on August 20, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.

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Protestors heckle Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) during a town hall meeting hosted by Heritage Action For America at the Hilton Anatole on August 20, 2013 in Dallas, Texas.

Cruz Control Off: Defunding ‘Obamacare’ Non-Starter with Republicans

“Defunding Obamacare.” For the non-starter of the season, a lot of wheels are spinning on this one. “Right now, the people fighting the hardest against defunding Obamacare are Republicans,” Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, one of the Republicans fighting Obamacare,...

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President Barack Obama on the golf course in Palm City, Florida.

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President Barack Obama on the golf course in Palm City, Florida.

Obama’s Florida Golf Weekend — Limbaugh’s Sweater Weather

More fun facts on the Floridian in Palm City, Florida, where President Barack Obama is having his guys’ golf getaway this President’s Day weekend. Jim Crane, the avid golfer who owns the club and also the Houston Astros baseball team,...

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At the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. Ted Cruz, right, confers with Sen. James Inhofe, the ranking member, left, during a short recess in the confirmation hearing of Chuck Hagel, a former two-term senator and President Obama's choice to lead the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill on Jan. 31, 2013.

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At the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. Ted Cruz, right, confers with Sen. James Inhofe, the ranking member, left, during a short recess in the confirmation hearing of Chuck Hagel, a former two-term senator and President Obama's choice to lead the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill on Jan. 31, 2013.

Ted Cruz Left Speechless in Sparring Over Hagel

Newly elected Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a leader in the Republican fight against President Barack Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel to head the Defense Department, was silent as several party colleagues continued the battle today on the Senate floor. Cruz’s reticence, though, had...

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Radio talk show host and conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh speaks at "An Evenining With Rush Limbaugh" event in Novi, Michigan.

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Radio talk show host and conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh speaks at "An Evenining With Rush Limbaugh" event in Novi, Michigan.

Isaac: The Politics of a Wind Storm

Updated at 10:12 am EDT As President Barack Obama was ready this morning to make a televised statement about Tropical Storm Isaac, the widespread, poorly organized storm soon to make landfall, perhaps as a low-grade Category One hurricane, along the...

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Sandra Fluke introducing President Barack Obama during a campaign stop at the Auraria Events Center on August 8, 2012 in Denver.

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Sandra Fluke introducing President Barack Obama during a campaign stop at the Auraria Events Center on August 8, 2012 in Denver.

Sandra Fluke: Obama Fund-Raiser

Look who’s raising money for President Barack Obama: Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown Law graduate whom conservative talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh called a “slut” earlier this year for her advocacy of  Obama’s mandate of insurance coverage for birth control. Fluke has introduced Obama...

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Sen. Edward Kennedy and Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney during a ceremony for Romney to sign a new health care reform bill in Boston in this 2006 file photo.

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Sen. Edward Kennedy and Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney during a ceremony for Romney to sign a new health care reform bill in Boston in this 2006 file photo.

`Moment Romney Lost the Election’ — RedState Frets About Boston-care

The Romney campaign got Rush Limbaugh’s and RedState’s attention today. It appeared that camp Romney was touting the Massachusetts health care law — an issue they’d spent months trying to explain away during the contentious Republican primary race. Romney spokeswoman...

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Rush Limbaugh at a Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers game in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Rush Limbaugh at a Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers game in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Poll: Majority Think Limbaugh Should be Fired

A majority of Americans think radio host Rush Limbaugh should be fired for branding a female law student testifying publicly in favor of employer-covered birth control a “slut” and “prostitute,” according to a new Bloomberg News National Poll. Sentiments about Limbaugh’s Feb. 29...

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