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Is Roseanne Barr Really Running for President? [VIDEO]

On last night’s ‘Tonight Show,’ Roseanne Barr announced that she’ll be running for president in 2012. Even more surprising is that she claims to be completely serious.

“I am running for president of the United States,” she said. “I’ve got to solve all the world’s problems. I’m totally serious because I want to be part of the debates. I want to represent the taxpapers and, in fact, I’m choosing the taxpayers as my vice president.”

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President Obama, Congressional Leaders Reach Debt Deal, Plan to Face Vote

President Barack Obama said Sunday night that he and Congressional leaders had reached a debt deal that cuts trillions in federal spending. The debt ceiling plan was set to face a vote on Monday in hopes of enacting it before a Tuesday deadline, thus averting default, The New York Times reported.

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Ouch! Neil Patrick Harris Reveals He Accidentally Dissed President Obama to Jimmy Fallon [VIDEO]

With all of Neil Patrick Harris’ experience hosting awards shows, the actor certainly seems capable of an improvised joke. But while meeting Barack Obama, Harris choked and made a remark that wasn’t well-received by the president, he said on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.’

Harris said he got rattled when it came time to meet the Commander-in-Chief. “You turn around a curtain and there’s the frigging President of the United States. And you quickly panic,” he said.

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Arizona Lawmaker Pointed Her Gun at a Reporter [VIDEO]

In a recent story about gun rights, a reporter got a little more than he bargained for.

Arizona Republic reporter Richard Ruelas was recently interviewing state senator Lori Klein, who's unapologetically carried her pink Ruger pistol in the state's capitol building for years -- most controversially in the days directly after US Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was the victim of a mass shooting in Tuscon.

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Despite Bristol’s Claim, Sarah Palin Says She’s Undecided on Presidential Run

Despite a claim by daughter Bristol Palin that her mind had been made up, Sarah Palin said Tuesday that she has not decided whether she’ll run for president in 2012.

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Michele Bachmann Officially Announces Presidential Bid

Minnesota Rep. and Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann officially announced her candidacy for the 2012 presidential election on Monday.

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Barack Obama Calms Crying Baby With Presidential Magic [VIDEO]

First he found Bin Laden and now he’s quieting the cries of our nation’s babies. In an official White House video that’s circulating today, Barack and Michelle Obama are greeting a crowd of visitors when the first lady picks up a fan’s baby. The infant is wailing, but when she’s handed over to the president, her cries instantly stop. Watch the clip below:

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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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John Edwards Chipper In Newly Released Mugshot

For a man who had just been arrested, former US Sen. John Edwards sure looks chipper in his mugshot, which was released on Wednesday.

The one-time vice presidential hopeful was arrested in June on conspiracy and campaign law violation charges, to which he pleaded not guilty.

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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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Americans Angry At Current State of the Country: Survey

Remember the American dream? Well, it might be a distant memory, if one survey is to be believed.

A new poll of 600 Americans found citizens are upset about several issues.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Messes Up Big Time

My heart just breaks for Maria Shriver.  To find out 10 years after the fact that your husband fathered a child with someone else, would be devastating...

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