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President Obama Ends Ban on Gays in the Military

On Friday, President Obama joined Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Adm. Mike Mullen in formally signing a document certifying that military readiness would not be hurt by allowing gays in the military. The notice will now be sent to Congress.

The action officially repeals the 17-year-old “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy enacted during the Clinton Administration and begins the 60-day waiting period that will lead to a full lift of the ban.

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Edwin Edwards Completes Home Confinement

Edwin Edwards is a free man today. Well, mostly. The former Louisiana Governor has completed the home confinement portion of his ten year sentence for racketeering and is now moving into a home with fiancee Tina Grimes Scott in Gonzales. EWE will still have to check in with probation officers for the next three years and needs permission to travel. There are no reports of an official Welcome Home party, but

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Guilty of Corruption! How Much Time Could Rod Blagojevich Serve Behind Bars?

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted Monday of nearly all of the 20 charges of corruption that had been brought against him.

A jury found Blagojevich guilty of 17 out of the 20 charges brought against him. He was acquitted on one count of bribery and the jury was unable to reach verdicts on two counts of attempted extortion, CNN reported.

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Anthony Weiner to Step Down From Office: Report

Rep. Anthony Weiner has reportedly told friends that he will resign from office, a source close to the situation revealed to the NY Times.

The decision was reportedly made after “long discussions” with his wife, Huma Abedin, who returned to the States Tuesday after a trip to Africa with her boss, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Smiling in New Facebook Photos

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Sunday posted two new photos to her Facebook page, offering the first official look at the congresswoman from Arizona since she was shot in the head in January.

The two photos, which were captured by P. K. Weis on May 17, show a smiling Gifford at the TIRR Memorial Hermann, where she has been receiving treatment. In one photo, Gifford is seen sitting and smiling alongside her mother.

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Former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco Diagnosed With Rare Eye Cancer

News just being released this afternoon that Former Governor Kathleen Blanco has been diagnosed with a rare form of eye cancer.

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Fox News Broadcasts Photo of Tina Fey While Discussing Sarah Palin [VIDEO]

It appears as if Tina Fey's well-known impression of Sarah Palin is still confusing people.

During a segment on the upcoming presidential election on Fox News last weekend, the cable channel mistakenly aired a still picture of the '30 Rock' star doing her Palin impression while the anchor discussed the former Alaska governor.

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Rep. Anthony Weiner Admits to Twitter Photo Scandal, Will Not Resign [VIDEO]

A tearful Anthony Weiner held a press conference Monday afternoon in New York to address rumors that he had sent a revealing photo of himself to a young woman on his Twitter account.

The disgraced congressman, who previously told reporters that his Twitter had been hacked, admitted he had accidentally sent the photo, adding he was "deeply sorry" and that he takes "full responsibility" for his actions.

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Remembering ‘D- Day’ on its 67th Anniversary

It was 67 years ago, today. More 160,00 Allied troops, backed by over 5,000 ships and 13,000 aircraft mounted an assault on the Beaches of Normandy and the military might of Nazi Germany. It was the largest amphibious assault in history

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Obama Reelection Campaign Selling Birth Certificate T-Shirts

Barack Obama is cashing in on the birther controversy.

For a donation of $25 or more to the President's reelection campaign, you can get a copy of his much-discussed birth certificate to wear right on your chest.

In an email to supporters, Obama's deputy campaign manager, Julianna Smoot, explained the reasoning behind the sure-to-be controversial T-shirt.

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Well, Arnold, The Cat’s Out Of The Bag

I wonder what made Ahhhnohhhld fess up about his housekeeping prowess?  Why now?  Does he have a new movie in the works?  Is he trying to get back onto the dating scene, and wanted to publicly announce his 'availability'?  Was it guilt coursing through his veins, preventing him from concentrating on his 'Rosetta Stone' CD set?  Why, Ahhhhnohhhhld?  Why now?

Well, America, here she is:  Mildred Particia Baena.

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‘Governator’ Schwarzenegger Was Messing With The Help.

Actor & former California Governer Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife Maria Shriver announced last week they are splitting up.  There have been persistent rumors of infidelity on his part.

Those rumors have been confirmed with an admission that The former bodybuilder & movie star had an illegitimate child with a member of the household staff.

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