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Nancy Pelosi: Civilization ‘In Jeopardy’ If GOP Takes Senate [VIDEO]

House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks before she helps unveiling the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp at its dedication ceremony at the White House in Washington May 22, 2014. (REUTERS/Larry Downing)

On the one hand, California U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi claims that Democrats are not "fear-mongers;" on the other hand, she believes civilization is doomed if Republicans take control of the Senate from Democrats in November.

Sen. Landrieu Releases Charter Flight Records, Apologizes

7:22 PM 09/12/2014

Louisiana U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu issued an apology Friday when she released the results of an internal investigation which showed that she improperly used $33,700 in taxpayers' money to pay for 43 charter flights since 2002.

George Zimmerman Has Another Run-In With The Law

3:58 PM 09/12/2014

George Zimmerman is back in the news again, this time for allegedly threatening to kill a man during a road rage incident in Lake Mary, Florida.

Report: Sen. Landrieu Took Nine More ‘Suspicious’ Flights

11:54 AM 09/12/2014

Louisiana U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu took nine charter flights --  costing taxpayers nearly $15,000 -- that coincided with campaign events where she raised over $130,000, in possible violation of federal law.

Beheaded Journalist’s Mother Is ‘Appalled’ At Government Response To Efforts To Save Her Son

8:56 PM 09/11/2014

The mother of James Foley, the American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) last month, issued harsh words for the U.S. government which she believes did not do enough to save her son.

Palin Family Allegedly Involved In A Brawl

2:47 PM 09/11/2014

A majority of the Palin family -- Sarah, Todd, Bristol, and Track -- was allegedly involved in a booze-filled brawl over the weekend in which the former vice presidential candidate reportedly screamed, "Don't you know who I am?"

Border Patrol Spent $680,000 Per Dwelling To House Agents

2:19 PM 09/11/2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection spent just over $680,000 per dwelling on a project to provide housing for border agents in Ajo, Arizona, though the average home there goes for $86,500.

San Diego School District Gets Its Own Mine-Resistant Army Vehicle

10:42 PM 09/10/2014

Despite the debate over the excessive militarization of U.S. police forces that was sparked after the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, last month, the Defense Department continues to dole out military vehicles designed for war zones, sometimes to entities that appear to have little need for them.

Sen. Shaheen To Campaign At Home Of Lobbyist Tied To D.C. Prostitution Ring

2:35 PM 09/10/2014

Democratic New Hampshire U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is set to campaign at the home of a lobbyist tied to a number of scandals, including the so-called "D.C. Madam" prostitution ring.

Bill Maher: I Could ‘Possibly’ Vote For Rand Paul

12:46 PM 09/10/2014

Outspoken liberal and comedian Bill Maher says that for the first time in a long time, he might vote for a Republican.

School Disputes Kansas Independent’s Claims That Wife Faced Discrimination [VIDEO]

10:10 PM 09/09/2014

The superintendent of a Kansas high school is disputing claims made by independent Kansas U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman that his wife, a former teacher at the school, faced prejudice because she is a woman.

Issa Letter: DOJ Tried To Coordinate IRS Scandal Response With Democrats

5:07 PM 09/09/2014

A press official at the Department of Justice attempted to coordinate the leak of documents concerning the IRS targeting scandal with Democratic staffers, but accidentally called the wrong office, according to House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa.

Don Lemon Says Atlanta Hawks Owner’s Email Isn’t Racist

1:55 PM 09/09/2014

CNN host Don Lemon went against the grain Tuesday, arguing that a 2012 email sent by Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson in which he theorized that a heavily black fan base was hurting ticket sales was not racist.

DOJ Plans To End Successful Border Control Program, Senators Wonder Why

1:48 PM 09/09/2014

According to the sheriff of Yuma County, Arizona, the Department of Justice is set to end a program called "Operation Streamline" which prosecutes first-time illegal border crossers, and U.S. Sens. Jeff Flake and John McCain are wondering why.

Dem Candidates Pull Campaign Ads Using Sketchy Actors

12:33 PM 09/09/2014

Two Democratic gubernatorial candidates -- Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania and Paul Davis of Kansas -- have pulled campaign ads within the past week after actors used in the TV spots were found to have sketchy pasts.

The Latest Kansas Senate Poll Should Worry Republicans

9:44 PM 09/08/2014

According to the first poll conducted after a major upheaval last week in the Kansas U.S. senate race, Independent candidate Greg Orman would beat Republican incumbent Pat Roberts if the election were held today.

New York Times Sees Drastic Swing In Alaska Senate Race

4:26 PM 09/08/2014

The Alaska U.S. Senate race has seen a "significant shift" in favor of Republican nominee Dan Sullivan, according to new polling data from The New York Times.

Audit: Homeland Security ‘Ill-Prepared’ For Pandemic

1:59 PM 09/08/2014

The Department of Homeland Security is "ill-prepared" for a pandemic, according to the agency's Office of the Inspector General.

Vicious Mob Beats Several People Outside Of Grocery Store [VIDEO]

11:45 AM 09/08/2014

Video shows dozens of people taking part in what one witness claims was a game called "Point them out, knock them out" outside of a Kroger grocery store in Memphis Saturday night.