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A new ad for a Montana Republican congressional candidate's campaign features him shooting a drone out of the sky.

"I'm Matt Rosendale, and this is how I look from a government drone," Rosendale said as the ad shows a drone's aerial view of Rosendale with him in the crosshairs.

"And this is what I think of it," Rosendale said directly into the camera before taking his rifle and shooting the drone.

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On Wednesday, President Barack Obama commemorated the one-year anniversary of the Senate immigration bill's introduction by attacking House Republicans for having "repeatedly failed" to take action.

He accused Republican leaders of preferring a "broken" status quo and attacked them for adopting "extreme" measures that would require the deportation of people brought to the U.S. illegally as children. His full statement, which reiterates his call for action, is below.

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While describing the Bundy Ranch standoff between armed anti-government activists and federal authorities, Richard Mack -- the right-wing former sheriff who helped organize the militia -- managed to squeeze in references to both Rosa Parks and the Nazis.

Mack, who said that the protesters had considered using women as human shields and warned that the feds are still planning to raid the Bundy family, made the comments in a Monday interview with conservative radio host Steve Deace.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Negative campaigning and mudslinging may be a fact of life in American politics, but can false accusations made in the heat of an election be punished as a crime?

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Mississippi Tea Partiers want the state's Republican Party chairman to resign for calling on state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-MS) to clarify whether he planned to be the keynote speaker at a pro-Second Amendment event and tea party rally that featured a segregationist vendor.

The call for state party chairman Joe Nosef (pictured) to resign comes in response to Nosef telling MSNBC that McDaniel needed to clarify whether he had planned to attend the event or not. Nosef, on the Paul Gallo Show, also suggested that McDaniel could cost Republicans a Senate seat. McDaniel is running to unseat Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS).

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