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Gop Rep. Cites CNN Story About HealthCare.gov Being Hacked, Gets Corrected by CNN

30 October 2013 10:21 AM, PDT | Mediaite - TV | See recent Mediaite - TV news »

Representative Michael Burgess (R-tx) surprised Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius during her testimony on Wednesday when he cited a CNN.com article that claimed HealthCare.gov had been hacked last week. Sebelius' "huh?" expression wasn't read into the congressional record, but Burgess promised to follow up with her on the article. Following the hearing, anchor Wolf Blitzer said Burgess' takeaway of the article "wasn't exactly precise," and had CNN Money's Laurie Segall explain what the article had really been about »

- Evan McMurry

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'Why Are We Electing So Many Gynecologists To Congress?'

20 July 2013 8:38 AM, PDT | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

At the end of his latest episode of "Real Time," Bill Maher posed a question you don't hear very often: "Why are we electing so many gynecologists to Congress?" Or, more specifically, "OBGYNs who know nothing about reproduction?"

After declaring his "New Rules" for Hooters, Asiana Airlines and Juror B37 in the clip above (about 3:00 in), Maher lamented "the resurgence of the smart stupid person," such as the neurosurgeon who recently wrote about his experiences in heaven.

"He isn't even the only brilliant brain surgeon who's a also a drooling idiot," Maher said before going on to deride other prominent doctors and politicians for being "accomplished scholars on the outside and on the inside, a creamy layer of Michele Bachmann."

Which lead Maher to his question about the aforementioned Obgyn Congressmen, such as Ron Paul, Michael Burgess and the guy who defended Todd Akin's "shut that whole thing down" theory. »

- The Huffington Post

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