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Plenty of people "file" to run for Congress and won't receive, or really warrant, any press attention. But even among that group, Reed McCandless seems to be a special case.

McCandless is challenging Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID), one of the more conservative members of Congress, for the Republican nomination. It isn't the first time. He ran against Labrador in 2012 and lost by more than 60 points.

But despite having been on the campaign trail twice in the last two election cycles, McCandless appears to made his position known on only one issue: He believes that the 9/11 World Trade Center terrorist attacks included a controlled demolition.

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The idea behind Operation American Spring is simple: the restoration of constitutional government, the rule of law, freedom, and liberty. The plan calls for the removal from office of President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and Attorney General Eric Holder. And that's just to start.

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Gov. Chris Christie's (R) top spokesperson, Michael Drewniak, testified on Tuesday before the New Jersey legislative committee investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures, and told lawmakers about a conversation he had with Christie in early December, during which the two men discussed David Wildstein. At that time, Wildstein was still an executive at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. But one day later, Wildstein announced his resignation. And he has since been named as the person who orchestrated the George Washington Bridge lane closures.

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In the heat of his standoff last month with the Bureau of Land Management, Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy wanted to take the movement national. While he was still a favorite of Fox News, he called on "every county sheriff in the United States" to "disarm the federal bureaucrats."

Bundy's star has since faded after he made his views on "the Negro" known. High-profile conservative supporters have abandoned him. But Bundy and his closest allies haven't given up the fight. They still seem to believe that a war is on the horizon and they are trying to rally forces to their side.

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