Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood Rip ObamaCare in CMA Awards Intro

Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood Rip ObamaCare in CMA Awards Intro

CMA Awards hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood tore into ObamaCare during their comedic and musical intro on Wednesday night's telecast.

The duo poked fun at Miley Cyrus, Luke Bryan, and Dolly Parton, but their best jabs may have come at the faulty Affordable Care Act website's expense.

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20-Pound Carp Loses Bid For Ann Arbor City Council

20-Pound Carp Loses Bid For Ann Arbor City Council

A 20-pound carp lost his bid for a seat on the Ann Arbor, Mich., city council, according to a report. He had been campaigning in the city, home to the University of Michigan.

Despite some quality signage and news coverage, it was not to be.

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Terry McAuliffe Elected Governor of Virginia in Bitter, Close Race

Terry McAuliffe Elected Governor of Virginia in Bitter, Close Race

Democrat Terry McAuliffe was elected governor of Virginia in a race over Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli that was as close as it was bitter.

McAuliffe topped Cuccinelli in a surprisingly razor-thin 47-46 percent victory to become Virginia's next governor, ending a divisive, polarizing campaign.

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Kerry Washington on SNL: How'd She Do?

Kerry Washington on SNL: How'd She Do?

She's playing everyone's favorite President-loving political fixer on Scandal season 3 but Kerry Washington hosted Saturday Night Live and demonstrated that she can wear more than just a White Hat. 

Washington is the 9th Black woman to host the show in its entire 38 year run, and of the 137 actors to grace the stage as cast members, only 4 of them have been African-American.

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North Carolina Republican Official Criticizes "Lazy Black People," Resigns

North Carolina Republican Official Criticizes "Lazy Black People," Resigns

A Republican precinct official in North Carolina resigned from his position yesterday after The Daily Show aired a segment on the state's voter ID law.

Don Yelton quickly made national headlines for, among other things, criticizing the "lazy black people that wants the government to give them everything."

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Hillary Clinton Responds to Heckler, Urges Civility and Discourse

Hillary Clinton Responds to Heckler, Urges Civility and Discourse

At a speech on Wednesday in Buffalo, N.Y., former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took on a heckler by encouraging him to ... not heckle.

Clinton made it clear that citizenship doesn’t include yelling. “It includes sitting down and talking,” she said, to a rousing ovation from the 6,500 on hand.

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