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This Congresswoman Might Have Just Made the Worst Parking Job, Ever (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/28/2015 10:15AM

A 77-year-old congresswoman is the latest member of an elite club: people who are caught being truly terrible at parking.

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New Hampshire Lawmakers Kill Fourth-Graders' Bill in Traumatic Fashion

New Hampshire Lawmakers Kill Fourth-Graders' Bill in Traumatic Fashion

Originally posted 03/20/2015 02:50PM

When you take a group of fourth-graders to the state legislature, you expect them to learn a thing or two about politics.

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Senator Mark Kirk Compares Defending Women's Rights to Defending Slavery

Senator Mark Kirk Compares Defending Women's Rights to Defending Slavery

Originally posted 03/18/2015 06:25PM

Senator Mark Kirk had another foot-in-mouth moment in the Capitol.

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New Hampshire Mom: Senator Ted Cruz Did Not 'Terrify' My 3-Year-Old Daughter

New Hampshire Mom: Senator Ted Cruz Did Not 'Terrify' My 3-Year-Old Daughter

Originally posted 03/16/2015 01:45PM

Video of 3-year-old Julia Trant questioning, in a tremulous-sounding little-girl voice, Senator Ted Cruz's assertion that "the world is on fire" caught fire itself over the weekend. But the headlines were all wrong, her mother tells PEOPLE.

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Did a Missouri Politician Shoot Himself over Rumors He Was Jewish?

Did Missouri Politician Tom Schweich Shoot Himself over Rumors He Was Jewish?

Originally posted 02/27/2015 04:30PM

Seven minutes before police were called to his Clayton, Missouri, home to investigate the sound of a single gunshot, Tom Schweich called a friendly editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and calmly offered the paper an exclusive interview for later that day.

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Fears Rise for 3 Teen Girls Who Fled to Syria Allegedly to Join ISIS

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Fears Rise for 3 Teen Girls Who Fled to Syria Allegedly to Join ISIS

Originally posted 02/25/2015 03:10PM

The families of three British teenage girls have spent their eighth anguished day hoping for news of the trio's whereabouts after they left home and headed for war-torn Syria.

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Rudy Giuliani Says President Obama Does Not 'Love America'

Rudy Giuliani Says President Obama Does Not 'Love America'

Originally posted 02/19/2015 01:25PM

He said it himself – "I know this is a horrible thing to say" – but former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani went ahead and said it anyway.

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Are These Portraits of the Louisiana Governor Racist?

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's Portrait Sparks a 'Race-Baiting' Controversy

Originally posted 02/04/2015 06:30PM

A portrait of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal hanging in his Baton Rouge office lit up the Twittersphere this week and had the governor's office crying racism on Wednesday.

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Much Ado About Nothing? Michelle Obama's Bare Head Sparks Debate

Much Ado About Nothing? Michelle Obama's Bare Head Sparks Debate

Originally posted 01/29/2015 12:20PM

Did First Lady Michelle Obama break new ground by declining to cover her head during a trip to Saudi Arabia this week?

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That Time YouTube Stars Interviewed President Obama and Things Got Weird

Originally posted 01/23/2015 03:25PM

Forget the seemingly square confines of Congress.

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