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UPDATE #MarchMadness: Your Guide to the Sweet 16 - Tonight's Lineup

Did you check Viral Read’s Sweet 16 primer for yesterday’s games? Here’s tonight’s offering. Tonight’s games: Oregon (12) -vs- Louisville (1) Louisville wins: if they keep playing like Louisville. As Dana O”Neill at ESPN.com puts it: “Since a five-overtime loss to Notre Dame, UL is beating teams by an average of 21 points per game. No one has gotten closer than 12 points.” Oregon wins: Dana Altman, the coach of the […]

Let The March Madness Begin!

Whether you subscribe to the Duke basketball philosophy, you are hoping for the Michigan Wolverines to stop their ‘choke-a-thon’, or you think Kansas is going to win it all - March Madness is rearing its ugly head and begins tomorrow afternoon. Nate Silver, the self-proclaimed statistician for all things political (and now athletic) has provided us with his predictions on how the NCAA basketball tournament will turn out. Whether you […]

#CPAC2013: 10 Conservatives Under 40

“Young conservatives in this country are ready to take the reigns.” Georgia State Representative Michael Caldwell was on CPAC’s “10 Conservatives Under 40″ panel at this year’s gathering.  The quote above echoes what most of the participants shared throughout the panel:  Young conservatives are eager to jump in and make a huge impact on the party and its outreaches. While the panel was intended for people aged 40 and under, […]

#CPAC2013: Rubio Praises "Struggling" Americans, Advocates Compassion

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)  spoke this afternoon in the Potomac Ballroom to one of the biggest crowds of the day. This is not surprise - the rising GOP star entered and exited the stage to standing ovations and was interrupted for applause at least five times. Senator Rubio has been gaining traction in recent months with rumors of a 2016 presidential bid surrounding him. His speech was characterized by an ‘artful tact […]

CPAC: 'Conservative With No Apologies': Al Cardenas

During his opening remarks at CPAC 2012, American Conservative Union Chairman Al Cardenas invoked Ronald Reagan’s first address to the 1975 conference in calling for a return to unapologetic conservatism. Cardenas outlined a three-point strategy that he said the Republican Party must incorporate in order to have future success: “We must recruit candidates who are able to articulate the conservative message effectively” and we must “accept the changing demographics” and […]

The 2013 State of the Union Address Live-Blog

Welcome to ViralRead’s live-blog of President Barack Obama’s 2013 State of the Union Address. The night is sure to be filled with lots of surprises so make sure to stay here at ViralRead to get the latest breaking stories of the evening. Oliver and Nathan will be leading us through the night’s highs, lows, and all the controversy that comes along with it. Coverage begins at 9 PM EST. ReactionLOL (0) […]

DNC Puts Marco Rubio in Their Crosshairs Before SOTU Response

Senator Marco Rubio isn’t making anything official regarding the 2016 presidential election — yet. However, this hasn’t stopped the Democratic National Committee from launching a preemptive attack on the Republican senator from Florida as he steps into the role as de-facto leader of the GOP this week. Rubio, whom Time magazine last week called “The Republican Savior,” has been chosen to give the traditional GOP response to President Obama’s State […]

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Receives Yamaka

Florida blog The Shark Tank captured moments with Florida’s Rick Scott earlier today during the Governor’s ‘Let’s Get to Work’  initiative. Enter the Yamaka. The Shark Tank reported that later that evening the Governor would be participating in a Shabbat dinner  in North Miami. More pictures in the jump.   ReactionLOL (0) It’s a Trappp! (0) Bias (0) Losing (0) Fail (0) Winning (0) Aww (0)