Political Contribution of the Day

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Political Contribution of the Day: Bill Maher may have been standing on stage at his own comedy show, but when he brought out a check for $1 million to hand over to an Obama Super PAC, he wasn't kidding around.

The talk show host was performing his "CrazyStupidPolitics" show in San Jose as part of a first-of-its-kind live-streamed comedy concert for

The Singing President of the Day

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The Singing President of the Day: President Obama accepts Buddy Guy's challenge to sing a verse of "Sweet Home Chicago" at tonight's East Room blues concert.

[tod.]

Earlier: Obama sings Al Green at the Apollo

Godwin's Santorum of the Day

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Godwin's Santorum of the Day: Rick Santorum today denied he had compared President Obama to Hitler in a campaign speech over the weekend.

"No, of course not," the presidential candidate told a National Journal-CBS News reporter. "The World War II metaphor is one I've used 100 times in my career."

The comparison in question came during a Sunday evenin

Birth Control Compromise of the Day

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Birth Control Compromise of the Day
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Birth Control Compromise of the Day: Responding to the objections of religious groups, President Obama today announced an "accommodating" revision to the health care mandate that will allow women to receive free birth control irrespective of their employers' personal conviction.

"[I]f a woman works for religious employers with objections to providing contraceptive servi

Logical Conclusion of the Day

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Logical Conclusion of the Day
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Logical Conclusion of the Day: Also, as noted by Redditor Hank_Scorpio_77, Batman Begins was released the year Obama was sworn in as Senator (2005).

Election over.

[4chan / reddit.]

SOTU: Obama Embraces Rep. Giffords

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SOTU: President Obama embraces Rep. Gabrielle Giffords ahead of tonight's State of the Union address.

[nbcnews.]

Keystone Expansion Rejection of the Day

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Keystone Expansion Rejection of the Day
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Keystone Expansion Rejection of the Day: President Obama today rejected the Keystone tar sands pipeline expansion proposal, blaming House Republicans for imposing an "arbitrary" 60-day deadline on the State Department to review the project.

The language inserted into last year's payroll tax legislation required the review to be completed by February 21st.

"This announcement is not a judgment on t