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GOP rep: Associating with Obama like ‘touching a tar baby’

Colorado Congressman Doug Lamborn may want to break out a thesaurus and find an alternate expression for a dilemma to get out of the controversy he’s stirred up recently.

Last week, NPR was the first to report that while on the Caplis and Silver radio show, the Republican lawmaker was asked about the debt ceiling talks, he responded by saying “Now I don’t even want to have to be associated with [Obama], it’s like touching a tar baby and you’re stuck, you’re part of the problem now. You can’t get away.”

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Hackers put big — and false — news on Fox Twitter account – The Washington Post

While some marked Independence Day with hot dogs and fireworks, anonymous hackers spent Monday morning breaking into a Fox News Twitter account and posting fake reports of a presidential assassination.

The prank tweets on the @foxnewspolitics account began just after 2 a.m., and — like any proper news account — kept updating with breathless posts on President Obama’s supposed condition.

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Why Obama shouldn’t have had to ‘show his papers’

“Show me your papers!”

Major Blackard, then just 19 years old, dug into his trousers in search of his wallet. He patted his jacket, but could not find his billfold.

“Sir, I done left my wallet…” Blackard said. Before he could finish his sentence,

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