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The Twitter account for Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) posted and then swiftly deleted Sunday what it later described as an "unauthorized" meme mocking the Democratic district attorney at the center of his recent indictment.
"Morning Joe" co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough agreed Friday that it was "weak" for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to recount stories about her male colleagues inappropriately discussing her weight without identifying them by name.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's (D-NY) stories about being called "porky" by her male colleagues didn't surprise CNN's chief congressional correspondent Dana Bash, who said lawmakers also made inappropriate comments about her post-baby body.