To save money the election will be piggybacked with an upcoming episode of "American Idol" with each candidate paired up with one of the remaining singers for a duet.
Nope, at long last, no shame here: Echoing a claim last made during the McCarthy era, a Florida congressman said that as many as 81 Democrats in Congress are "members of the Communist Party," though Rep. Allen West, R-Tail Gun Turret, did not provide any names.
Representatives for the Communist Party USA denied that any member of Congress, Democrat or Republican, belongs to the party. "We've got a tough enough time with our reputation," said a spokesman, "without having to associate with one of them."
Nothing but his legal briefs: A judge in Alabama ordered a man to serve three days in jail for contempt of court for wearing saggy pants during a hearing.
The judge declined comment on just what he was wearing beneath his robe.
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