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Obama Chastises Congress for Serving Gun Lobby; Calls for Assault Weapons Ban

Adele M. Stan, AlterNet

In a White House press event, the president called on gun owners to support gun control, called out opponents for ginning up fear, and signed gun-safety executive orders. READ MORE»


Top Five Crazy Conspiracy Theories Coming from ... The GOP-Controlled House Committee on Science

Laura Gottesdiener, AlterNet

From global warming to obesity, these elected officials have some crazy ideas. READ MORE»


Has the NRA Lost It Entirely?

Joan Walsh, Salon

That creepy ad using the Obama daughters proves that the gun-manufacturers lobby is politically delusional. READ MORE»


The 8 Gun-Nuttiest Freakouts Over the Prospect of Obama Issuing a Few Modest Executive Orders

By Joshua Holland, AlterNet

They've gone off the deep end in the wake of Sandy Hook. READ MORE»


GOP Willing to Take Mind-Boggling Risks in Order to Push for Extreme Austerity

By Joe Conason, AlterNet

A prolonged confrontation over the nation's debt ceiling could truly be grave for both America and the world. READ MORE»


AlterNet Comics: Keith Knight on Lance Armstrong Arriving at the 'Finished Line'

By Keith Knight, AlterNet

Armstrong's got a new brand. READ MORE»


Telemundo Anchor to GOP: There Are "Aryan, Blond, Blue-Eyed People" Who Need Immigration Reform, Too

By Laura Gottesdiener, AlterNet

José Díaz Balart, the television anchor for Telemundo, shares his personal thoughts. READ MORE»


Jon Stewart Slams Armstrong Doping 'Confession'

By Kristen Gwynne, AlterNet

"Of course he was doping!" says Stewart. READ MORE»


Interior Secretary Salazar to Quit Obama Cabinet


Salazar's resignation opens up a spot in Obama's new cabinet in a department with a huge mandate covering natural resources and oil reserves. READ MORE»


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