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Komen Reverses Funding Cuts to Planned Parenthood

Earlier this week, the Susan G. Komen For the Cure foundation said it was cutting funds for breast cancer screenings conducted at Planned Parenthood facilities — and a remarkable firestorm of negative publicity followed.

On Friday, the nation’s largest breast-cancer advocacy agency waved the white flag and backed down.

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Mitt Romney’s Poor Choice of Words Gets Him in Trouble — Again [VIDEO]

These days, it seems the only time Mitt Romney opens his mouth is to change his shoes.

On Wednesday, the frontrunner for the GOP presidential nomination added to an already long list of sound-byte-friendly gaffes when he told CNN’s Soledad O’Brien he’s “not concerned about the very poor.”

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Obama Wants Wealthy to Pay More Taxes, Fires at Critics in State of the Union Speech [VIDEO]

President Obama proposed a range of policy initiatives during his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, including a call for Congress to shift a heavier tax burden onto the very wealthiest earners and provide financial incentives to domestic manufacturers and energy producers.

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Newt Gingrich’s Surge in Polls Has Republicans on Edge [VIDEO]

With the all-important Florida primary looming, many state polls show Newt Gingrich has closed the gap between himself and the presumed frontrunner Mitt Romney — and that’s making many within the Republican party exceedingly nervous.

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Should Presidential Candidates Be Questioned About Their Failed Marriages? — Survey of the Day

Newt Gingrich has surged to the front of the field among Republican presidential hopefuls, despite questions about his past failed marriages.

In fact, Gingrich seemed to score points with GOP voters when he lambasted CNN’s John King during a South Carolina debate for bringing up one of Gingrich’s ex-wives’ allegations of infidelity.

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How Did John Kerry Get Two Black Eyes? [VIDEO]

Always one to get into the spirit of things, John Kerry showed up at a White House ceremony honoring the Boston Bruins with a pair of shiners. The good news is that he didn’t earn them while duking it out in Congress.

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NBC Silenced Audience In Florida GOP Debate Has Mitt Romney Winning

Over the past few months we have seen some fiery debates from the GOP candidates and the crowd response has really made them entertaining and quite powerful. The Florida GOP debate was a definite snoozer compared to the previous debates.

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What Role Does Biology Play in Politics?

When it comes to politics, our stances may not just be a matter of opinion. They could be based in biology, too.

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Senator Rand Paul Detained By TSA At Nashville Airport

It is well known that Rand Paul is one of the most vocal oppositions to the TSA and has been working to abolish the TSA. It probably doesn't bode well for the TSA that they have detained him in the Nashville Airport.

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Can You Guess the Political Party That’s On the Rise? — Survey of the Day

There aren’t a whole lot of popular politicians these days, Gallup would know. A new report from the research organization found a record percentage of Americans are identifying themselves as independents rather than Democrats or Republicans.

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