Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Dies

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Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died. The woman known to friends and foes as “The Iron Lady” passed away in her native England Monday morning after suffering a stroke. Thatcher was 87.

President Barack Obama Wins Re-Election

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term as President of the United States after a nail-biting general election on Tuesday — which saw the Democratic incumbent narrowly edge out Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

“Sesame Street” to Obama Campaign: “Keep Big Bird Out of Politics”

Uh-huh! Somebody forgot to ask Big Bird for permission. Sesame Workshop has called on President Barack Obama to shut down a campaign ad featuring Big Bird. The producers of Sesame Street are miffed that the Obama campaign used their iconic character to mock Republican challenger Romney in a new ad.

Did Nicki Minaj Just Endorse Mitt Romney for President?

Maybe it’s the assortment of pink, green, yellow and blue wigs…Or perhaps it’s the eloquent way she croons phrases like “Beam Me Up, Scotty” and “Stupid Hoe.” Whatever the reason, we’ve never exactly taken femcee Nicki Minaj for the right-wing type. Well, until now.

Jay-Z Backs Obama’s Marriage Equality Endorsement

When President Obama announced that he now supports same-sex marriage, he cited his Christian faith as the reason for his “evolving” views. You can count Jay-Z among the celebrities backing Barack’s support of gay marriage.

Marriage? Obama Says Gay is OK

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy What a difference an election year makes, eh? In an interview set to air on ABC’s Good Morning America on Thursday morning, President Barack Obama says he now supports same-sex marriage.

President Obama Serves Up Laughs at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Comedian-in-Chief? President Barack Obama poked fun at GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the recent Secret Service prostitution scandal at Saturday night’s star-studded White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

Official: Roseanne Barr for President!

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Watch your back, Obama. The woman who knows her way around “The Star-Spangled Banner” like no other wants to be your next president.

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Steps Down From Congress

Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has announced her plans to step down from the U.S. House of Representatives, more than one year after she was shot in the head at a political rally in her homestate. Giffords, elected to Congress in November 2006, says she will not seek re-election this fall.

John Edwards Diagnosed with Heart Condition; Trial Delayed for Surgery

A federal judge has delayed former North Carolina senator John Edwards’ upcoming trial on charges of ethics violations so that the one-time presidential candidate can undergo surgery for a potentially life-threatening condition. He’ll go under the knife in February.

Rod Blagojevich Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

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Oh no, Blago! Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich left federal court a disgraced man on Wednesday. Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison after being found guilty of 18 charges in two trials — including trying to sell President Barack Obama’s vacated senate seat in 2008.

Lindsay Lohan Forms ‘Friendship’ With Politician?

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The Next Monica Lewinsky? It pays to have pals in high places: Lindsay Lohan has become fast friends with a high-profile Washington wheeler-dealer. Well, that’s the story Star Magazine Gossip Girl/Grownup Mafia Princess Victoria Gotti is telling, anyway.

Sarah Palin Is Not Running For President

The sound you just heard was a collective sigh of relief from the American public…Those of us with connected brain cells, that is. There’s big news brewing on the political front: After months of teasing us in a game of “Will She, Won’t She?” Alaskan “maverick” (Insert Eye-Rolling Here…) Sarah Palin has announced that she…

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