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Obama Announces Gun Control Agenda | 5 Conspiracy Theorists in Congress | Jon Stewart Lambastes Lance Armstrong's 'Confession'

NEWS UPDATE - January 16, 2013


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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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

By Keith Knight, AlterNet

Armstrong's got a new brand. READ MORE»

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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»

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Jon Stewart Slams Armstrong Doping 'Confession'

By Kristen Gwynne, AlterNet

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

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Interior Secretary Salazar to Quit Obama Cabinet

AFP

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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