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Elton John Campaigns for Gay Marriage in the U.K.

We've made some great strides in the struggle for equal rights over the last 50 years -- and Elton John has been a beneficiary, living as a publicly gay man in a civil union with his partner and their adopted son. But he knows we still have a long way to go, and he's using his celebrity to help further the cause.

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Best of the Mitt Romney Versus Big Bird Memes

Mitt Romney can't just say he's going to put Big Bird out of a job and get away with it. Here are the best memes so far from the Great 2012 Big Bird Backlash that don't have curse words. Because in the mind of the internet, when Big Bird gets angry he grabs a rifle and starts spewing obscenities. 

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Obama vs. Romney Debate: Highlights From the Showdown in Denver

The first debate of the 2012 presidential election campaign between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney got started a little after 9 p.m. ET yesterday (October 3) from the University of Denver’s Magness Arena. Jim Lehrer, host of ‘Newshour’ on PBS, moderated the event, which covered domestic policy.

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Obama Administration Urges Americans To Model The Meals They Serve In Their Homes After School Lunch Menus

The directives that have come from Washington about what can be served in the nations public school lunch rooms is now moving to your home.  The USDA is urging Americans to model the meals they cook and serve in their homes after what is offered in the school lunch line.

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Tonights Presidential Debate a “Must Win” for Romney

 

Tonight kicks off the first of three presidential debates. Tens of millions of voters are expected to watch, and political experts agree tonight's debate will be the most important ninety minutes of the entire presidential race.

Democratic strategists are saying "everything's at stake tonight for Mitt Romney, and if he can't turn momentum his way,his campaign is effectively over."

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Monica Lewinsky To Spill Details Of Her Sexual Relationship With President Bill Clinton

It looks like more details about Bill Clinton's sordid sexual past is getting ready to hit the book stands - just as he ramps up his campaign activities for Barack Obama and ahead of a rumored Presidential-run by his wife Hillary.

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7-Eleven Tracks Presidential Election With Coffee Sales

Following a tradition they started in 2000, 7-Eleven stores are running their own unofficial presidential poll.  Customers that order their java from now until the election will be faced with a question and three choices;  The question is what cup they want their coffee in - a red Romney cup or a blue Obama cup. Undecided customers can vote to choose a purple cup that contains a vanilla-flavored Slurpee.

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10 Ways Mitt Romney Can Blow the Election — The Funnies

The presidential campaign is in full swing and Mitt Romney is ready to fight. He'd better be careful, though, because there's a fine line between winning over voters and alienating them altogether.

Here are 10 ways Romney can blow the election:

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Does America Need a Third Major Political Party? — Survey of the Day

Not since the days of Ross Perot has a third party candidate received enough support to be included in the presidential debates. But does America suffer from its lack of a third major political party?

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Forget Diplomacy — Candidates with Psychopathic Traits May Make Better Presidents

With the presidential election fewer than two months away and the outcome still very much in doubt, a new study has emerged claiming that the candidate with the most psychopathic traits might just be the best bet.

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Obama’s State Department Advocates Using Food To Foster Foreign Relations

Who needs strategic defense and counter-intelligence when you have french fries?  The State Department is enlisting the help of more than 80 chefs from the United States to help foster diplomacy with foreign countries

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New York City Officials Push To Regulate Baby Formula

Parents may no longer have a choice in how they choose to feed their newborn babies in New York City.
New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley today launched “Latch On NYC,” a new citywide initiative to support mothers who breastfeed their infants by asking city maternity hospitals to voluntarily sign on to support a mother’s choice to breastfeed and limit the promotion of infant formula in their facilities which can interfere with that decision

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