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Freelancers Union Cashes In On Obamacare

View this image › A New York bill that exempts the Freelancers Union in the state from some of the Affordable Care Act’s taxes and mandates has angered a broad coalition of business groups, consumer advocates, and insurers who say the exemption is unfair and counterproductive to the success of the state’s insurance exchange. The…

Republicans Hit Judd Over Kentucky Residency

View this image › WASHINGTON — The National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee is up with a new tongue-in-cheek web ad questioning actress Ashley Judd’s Kentucky roots, the latest sign that national Republicans are leaving nothing to chance in Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election. Questioning whether a candidate actually lives in the state or district they…

Anthony Weiner Mocks BuzzFeed For Cat Videos

http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/08/12/WeinerBuzzFeedCatGifs-566×308.mp4Video available at: http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/08/12/WeinerBuzzFeedCatGifs-566×308.mp4. Weiner is a noted cat lover, owning two cats himself. In one picture sent to one of his sexting partners in 2011, Weiner posed with his cats and wrote “me and the pussies” in the subject line. View this image › 3. LINK Related: Anthony Weiner Pulls Out F-Bombs To Rip…

White House Press Secretary And Fox News Reporter Argued Over Violent Rhetoric Earlier Today

At Thursday’s White House press briefing, Fox News reporter Ed Henry asked Press Secretary Jay Carney if President Obama’s remarks about Republicans “holding a gun to the head of the American people” by threatening a government shutdown were wise given September’s mass shooting at the Naval Yard in Washington, D.C. http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/10/03/carneyshoot-532×376.mp4Video available at: http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/10/03/carneyshoot-532×376.mp4. Carney…

Our Privacy Is Being Sold Like Cheap Goods, And Who's Involved Might Come As A Surprise

By now, a lot of us have learned that the NSA has access to a lot of information about us. But it seems the Internet privacy issue is an even larger problem than most people know. In fact, some of you might be shocked to know who else is involved. Read more: http://upworthy.com/our-privacy-is-being-sold-like-cheap-goods-and-whos-involved-might-come-as-a-surprise

These Guys In Speedos Really Want You To Know How Giant Mitt Romney's Super PAC Is

This is a video of incredibly attractive men in Speedos intelligently parodying One Direction in order to expose all the ridiculous things about Mitt Romney’s campaign. If that doesn’t make you want to watch, I don’t know what will. Read more: http://upworthy.com/these-guys-in-speedos-really-want-you-to-know-how-giant-mitt-romneys-super-pac-i

Video: When The NRA Testified In Support Of Gun-Free Zones

http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/01/30/reasonable-374×276.mp4Video available at: http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/01/30/reasonable-374×276.mp4. buzzfeed.com 2. A longer version of LaPierre’s remarks. http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/01/30/proud-374×276.mp4Video available at: http://buzzfeed-video1.s3.amazonaws.com/video/2013/01/30/proud-374×276.mp4. buzzfeed.com Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/video-when-the-nra-testified-in-support-of-gun-fr

Rep. Steve Cohen Says A Black Guy Told Him He’s Black Because Of His Paternity Test

View this image › Alex Wong / Getty Images It’s been a tough week for Rep. Steve Cohen. It got tougher Saturday night on the road in DC. Steve Cohen @RepCohen Follow Could the week get worse?yep!car died on .Mass Ave/hour plus towtruck here.when it rainsit pours as is my perspiration.feel like Mortonsalt BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function ()…

The Number That Matters In Wisconsin

View this image › Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (L) and Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker talk during a debate held at Marquette University Law School yesterday. DARREN HAUCK / Reuters The Wisconsin special gubernatorial recall election next Tuesday is the most important election of the campaign season to date. It will tell us a lot…