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Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)'s primary challenger this time around is unusual, even for a long-shot candidate. His last name is also Ryan -- something he hopes will help him on election day, and he's haunted the Wisconsin state legislature as he rides around on his Segway during singing protests.

Meet "Segway" Jeremy Ryan, an eccentric activist renowned in Wisconsin for mainly two things: citations for public disruptions and moving around virtually only on a Segway. Ryan, 25, filed to run in the Republican primary against Rep. Ryan.

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Add Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) to the growing list of Republicans who aren't buying what the Obama administration is selling on Obamacare enrollment.

In an interview alongside Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Heller dismissed the 8 million sign-ups that President Obama announced Thursday as "all smoke and mirrors," according to Nevada political reporter Jon Ralston.

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President Barack Obama on Friday signed a bill blocking admittance to the U.S. by representatives to the United Nations that have "engaged in terrorist activity," such as Hamid Abutalebi, Iran's would-be U.N. ambassador, the Hill reported.

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Ted Cruz: Thanks, Obama

Ted Cruz's career in Washington has been defined thus far by his efforts to dismantle President Obama's signature legislation. On… Read More →