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Glenn Beck Urges GOP to Vote Against Trump

Even if that means a Clinton presidency

(Newser) - A surprising source has offered implicit support for a Hillary Clinton presidency, CNN reports. In a Facebook post over the weekend, Glenn Beck called on Republicans to vote against Donald Trump, an "immoral man who is absent decency or dignity," and urged the GOP to get Trump to... More »

Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck Feud Over Trump

Fox host says he has no interest in mending fences

(Newser) - The past few months have featured plenty of liberal versus conservative battles as Election 2016 nears the finish line. But two major players on the right took each other on this week—and it was all over Donald Trump. Hot Air reports that Fox News host Sean Hannity used his... More »

Clock Kid's Dad Sues Glenn Beck, Texas Mayor

He's alleging defamation

(Newser) - The father of a Muslim boy arrested after taking a homemade clock to his Dallas-area school has sued conservative commentator Glenn Beck and a Texas mayor alleging they falsely portrayed the family as terrorists, the AP reports. Mohamed Mohamed filed the defamation lawsuit Sept. 21 in Dallas on behalf of... More »

Glenn Beck Suspended Over Guest's Trump Comments

SiriusXM says remarks were seen as advocating violence

(Newser) - Glenn Beck's show may be off SiriusXM for good because a guest made some ill-judged comments about Donald Trump—and Beck agreed with them. The satellite radio company says the Glenn Beck Program has been suspended for a week and may not return because of the remarks by thriller... More »

Glenn Beck: Zuckerberg Is Going to Meet With Me

Facebook rep confirms Zuck will meet with conservative VIPs

(Newser) - Following allegations that Facebook is burying conservative news , Glenn Beck says he will be meeting with Mark Zuckerberg to discuss the issue. Zuck had said he planned to reach out to conservative leaders, even though there's currently "no evidence" Facebook really is burying anything. In a Facebook post... More »

'Trump Is Hitler' Cry Only Grows Louder

Only a mustache away?

(Newser) - Two public figures from opposite ends of the political spectrum openly compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler this weekend—and Saturday Night Live sees him pretty much the same way. From around the Web:
  • "We all look at Adolf Hitler in 1940. We should look at Adolf Hitler in
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Glenn Beck to GOP: You Guys, I'm Done With You

Radio host is angry Republican leadership hasn't done what it said

(Newser) - Glenn Beck is done with the GOP, and apparently they're never, ever, ever, ever getting back together: "I’ve made my decision—I’m out. I’m out of the Republican Party," Beck said today on his radio show. "I am not a Republican; I will... More »

Glenn Beck: I'm Very Sick

Conservative pundit says he has neurological disease

(Newser) - Glenn Beck said today that he suffers from a severe neurological disease that doctors are unable to diagnose, Mediabistro reports. Appearing on TheBlaze, the conservative pundit says doctors have given him five to 10 years before he's unable to function. He also divulged seizures dating back to his time... More »

School Slammed for Using 'Tea Party' History Books

Charter school is pushing religious propaganda, group says

(Newser) - Reigniting the church-and-state debate, a group in Washington is criticizing a charter school for teaching history with books embraced by the tea party movement, the Arizona Republic reports. Americans United for Separation of Church and State says the Heritage Academy in Mesa, Arizona, shouldn't be using two books by... More »

Boston Marathon 'Suspect' Sues Glenn Beck

Beck was convinced Abdulrahman Alharbi was behind attacks

(Newser) - Remember the Saudi Arabian student who was briefly questioned and quickly cleared in the Boston Marathon bombing? Well, Glenn Beck was really convinced that 20-year-old Abdulrahman Alharbi was behind the attacks, railing against Alharbi on multiple episodes of his show even after he'd been cleared; now Alharbi is suing... More »

Sorry, Beck: Sometimes It's Too Late to Apologize

Caitlin Dickson, Matt Lewis say they're not letting Fox's ex-demagogue off the hook

(Newser) - Glenn Beck yesterday expressed remorse for, in his words, "helping tear the country apart" during his Fox News tenure. But Caitlin Dickson at the Daily Beast isn't accepting that apology, calling it "too little, too late." This is the guy who once told the world that... More »

Glenn Beck: I Helped 'Tear the Country Apart'

Says he should have been more 'uniting' on Fox News

(Newser) - Glenn Beck has apparently had some time to think since leaving Fox News to start his own media company in 2011. Speaking to Megyn Kelly yesterday, a bearded and apparently somewhat somber Beck reflected on his time at the network:
  • "I remember it as an awful lot of fun
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Boehner, Reid: The Guys Who Won't Budge

Boehner could end the shutdown tomorrow; Reid leaks emails in cutthroat move

(Newser) - The government shutdown is dragging on thanks in no small part to two men: John Boehner and Harry Reid. Boehner, the Washington Post points out, could almost certainly pass a clean CR and end the shutdown if he wanted to—but he'd have to rely on a coalition of... More »

Glenn Beck: I Could Have Said Things Differently

Says he regrets being so divisive in years past

(Newser) - A reflective Glenn Beck says he regrets that some of his fiery opinions caused division in the country over the last several years. He wasn't fully aware of the perilous times and people "at each other's throats," said the conservative radio host, who accepted a First... More »

Stewart Blasts Beck's 'Freedom Towns'

Jon Stewart rails on so-called freedom lovers

(Newser) - A group of ultra-right-wingers in Idaho who want to start their own community and live "in accordance with Thomas Jefferson's ideal of rightful liberty"? That's like catnip for Jon Stewart, who spent more than 10 minutes on last night's Daily Show focused on the idea.... More »

Glenn Beck Rebrands the Blaze as Libertarian

And he plans to move offices in New York to 'piss everyone off'

(Newser) - Glenn Beck is jumping back into the fray, announcing plans to take the Blaze and recast it with a Libertarian spin. He'll also be opening three foreign bureaus, starting a nightly news magazine called For the Record, and will relocate his New York staff to a building that will... More »

Glenn Beck, Vince Vaughn Plan Reality Show

Documentary makers will compete on Beck's network

(Newser) - The newest entry in the world of reality shows probably isn't what you expected: Glenn Beck is teaming with actor and director Vince Vaughn to create a competition for documentary filmmakers, reports Politico . The Pursuit of Truth will air on Beck's TheBlaze TV sometime next year, with 20... More »

eBay Removes Glenn Beck's 'Obama in Pee Pee' Art

Even though host said 'urine' was really just beer

(Newser) - For some reason, eBay didn't want to sell a piece of "art" by Glenn Beck dubbed "Obama in Pee Pee." Beck debuted the piece—a mason jar holding an Obama figurine submerged in Beck's "urine," which he says is really beer—on his... More »

Conservatives Pile on Candy Crowley

Rush accuses her of 'journalistic terrorism'

(Newser) - One person who definitely did not win the presidential debate this week was Candy Crowley—at least as far as conservatives are concerned. Right-wingers are claiming the take-charge moderator deliberately helped Barack Obama look good, reports CBS News . "Crowley's behavior goes beyond despicable as it was a blatant... More »

Glenn Beck Returns to Television Tonight

This time he's got his own channel

(Newser) - He's baaaaaack. Conservative talk show host and onetime Fox News darling Glenn Beck is returning to the television airwaves after about a year of trying his hand at Internet-only broadcasting, reports the New York TImes . He plans to make an announcement later today about a new partnership with Dish... More »

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