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Gene Simmons Calls Obama ‘A Piss-Poor President’

Simmons, who voted for Obama in 2008, now calls him “a piss-poor president” but “a wonderful family man.”

10/17/2012

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Bruce Springsteen To Campaign For President Obama

This Thursday, a day before Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band resume their “Wrecking Ball” tour, Springsteen will campaign in support of President Obama and Vice President Biden. He’s scheduled to appear in Ames, Iowa and Pama, Ohio for campaign events. While President Obama won’t be at either event, President Bill Clinton will.

10/15/2012

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Get Free Pizza For Life For Actually Caring About Democracy, Sort Of

Not interested in the Democratic, Republican, Libertarian, or Green Party? What about the Pizza Party? Of course you are. Show us a person who hates pizza and we’ll show you a liar. Pizza Hut, the […]

10/09/2012

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Rock In Politics: Obama 6, Romney 1

We take a close look at which rock artists are siding with President Obama, and who’s pulling for Mitt Romney. If it were up to bands, Obama would win in a landslide. Take a peek and see which way your favorites lean politically.

08/31/2012

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Chris Cornell Adds Show Opening For Obama, Cancels Gig At Jay-Z’s Made In America

Chris Cornell has shuffled his weekend schedule around a bit. Yesterday he announced that he would be “opening” for Barack Obama, along with indie rock band The National, this Saturday at one of the President’s campaign stops in Des Moines, Iowa. Later in the day, he posted a message on his saying that he had to cancel his appearance at Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival this Sunday due to “scheduling conflicts.”

08/29/2012

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How Buddy Guy Got Obama Onstage To Sing ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ (VIDEO)

On February 21, Buddy Guy was part of a group of musicians who performed at the White House as part of a salute to blues music. While Mick Jagger passed the mic off to Obama that night, it was Guy who convinced the president to perform with the group for “Sweet Home Chicago.”

07/23/2012

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Why Video of President Obama’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Cover Got Pulled

President Obama famously sang a few lines of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at a January fundraising event – a cover heard ’round the world, thanks to the power of YouTube. However, music rights management company BMG isn’t exactly pleased with the viral footage of Obama’s “Let’s Stay Together,” a song they own.

07/19/2012

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Bob Dylan Receives Medal Of Freedom From President Obama Today

Bob Dylan will be one of several distinguished recipients honored today when President Barack Obama presents the highest civilian award in the United States, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The award recognizes individuals in various […]

05/29/2012

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Ted Nugent Freaks Out And Offers Sexual Favors During CBS Interview

Today on CBS This Morning, Ted Nugent sat down for his first TV interview since his controversial comments about The President at an NRA convention in St. Louis prompted a Secret Service investigation. CBS’s Jeff […]

05/04/2012

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Obama On “Let’s Stay Together” Performance: “I Wasn’t Worried About Being Able To Hit Those Notes”

Video capturing President Obama’s appearance at a fundraiser at the Apollo Theater back in January “went viral,” though for reasons that had nothing to do with his political policies. In front of Reverend Al Green […]

04/26/2012

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