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United States Reportedly Asking China for Help with North Korea

The White House administration has apparently asked China for some help with curbing the ability of North Korea to launch their cyberattacks, like the one an official in the Obama administration said was crippling to Sony Pictures, says a published report. A national newspaper reported that the Obama administration requested Beijing’s help recently but the […]

Sue Rahr on Obama Task Force for Policing

Sue Rahr who helped steer the police academy in Washington state from its traditional military training has been named to the task force set up by President Obama to build trust between communities and police across the country. Rahr, a former sheriff, took over as the Washington State Criminal Justice Training executive director in 2012, […]

Hillary Clinton On Torture Use

Hillary Clinton has spoken out against using torture during a speech on Tuesday in New York. She strongly condemned the tactics for just the first time since the recently report on the interrogation methods used by the CIA from over a decade ago that the Senate Intelligence Committee released. Clinton said that today we could […]

Hints Being Dropped About Jeb Bush Running For President

While he drops hints about his intentions for 2016, Jeb Bush the former Governor of Florida is in South Carolina only weeks away from a deadline that was self imposed about whether he would be running for president. Bush will give the commencement address Monday at the University of South Carolina. This is the second […]

House Buys Time for Senate with Stopgap Measure

The United State House of Representatives passed its second stopgap legislation on Friday afternoon giving the Senate more time to discuss then vote on a spending bill that is government wide for $1.1 trillion. The vote in the House provides a cushion to make sure the government does not shut down Saturday at midnight when […]

Poll: Christie Would Be Routed by Clinton in His Own State

Voters in New Jersey said that the country was not ready to have one of its own as commander-in-chief and likely would choose Hillary Clinton over Chris Christie their own governor, by an 11 point margin, says a new poll released on Thursday. By a slight majority, the survey said that Christie would not be […]

CIA Torture Report to Be Released

On Monday, the Obama administration confirmed that a review of the report by the Senate Intelligence Committee on the post-9/22 CIA torture program would be released on Tuesday. This despite reports that some members of the White House administration pressured the panel to have the controversial release of the document delayed. Josh Earnest the Press […]

Bill Cassidy Wins Louisiana Runoff for Senate

Republicans ended their conquest of the U.S. Senate Saturday when Bill Cassidy a Republican easily defeated Mary Landrieu a Democrat and the incumbent, in a Louisiana special election. Cassidy said afterwards that the victory belonged to the people of the state of Louisiana who had voted for a government made to serve the people, not […]

Obama Chooses Ashton Carter for Defense Secretary

President Barack Obama picked Ashton Carter a former official at the Pentagon to be the next Secretary of Defense, said an official from the White House on Friday. The official at the White House said Obama was going to announce that he would nominate Carter during a press conference to be held at 10:00 a.m. […]

House Acting to Cut Nazi Suspects’ Benefits

People who are suspected of being Nazi war criminals would be cut off from receiving benefits of Social Security under a measure unanimously approved on Tuesday by the House of Representatives. The measure is set up to shut a big loophole that has allowed suspected Nazis to receive millions in benefits. Under the legislation, the […]