Archive for Michael Burg

Fiorina and Carson Announce Presidential Bids for 2016

The presidential field for the GOP grew by another two on Monday as Ben Carson the retired neurosurgeon and Carly Fiorina the former executive in technology both announced they had entered the presidential race. Fiorina a former CEO at Hewlett Packard confirmed that she would run as was widely expected. Her account on Twitter included […]

John Kasich Says Money Will Determine If He Runs for President

John Kasich the Governor of Ohio said this week that his presidential aspirations for 2016 depend on if he can raise sufficient money to compete with a number of rivals for the Republican presidential nomination. Kasich, who is 62, is thinking of running for the nomination, which could make him a potent force in the […]

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders Running for President

Bernie Sanders a U.S. Senator from Vermont will announce on Thursday his plans to run for the Democratic nomination for the White House, presenting a liberal challenger for Hillary Clinton. Sanders is an independent who called himself a democratic socialist. He will follow his statement with a big campaign kickoff in Vermont in several weeks. […]

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court heard historic arguments starting Tuesday on the right of lesbian and gay couples to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative, is seen as having a pivotal vote on the issue. He said marriage has been understood as being one male and one female for a very long time. He added that […]

Iowans Listen to Field of Candidates from GOP

Christian conservative voters are pleased to find nearly too many options from the GOP. That myriad of choices is a wonder dilemma said voters on Saturday in Iowa and was on display as hopefuls from the GOP attempted woo evangelicals through remarks that emphasized freedom of religion and opposition to same-sex marriage. Nine who have […]

Boehner Says House Could Subpoena Server of Clinton Email

John Boehner the Speaker of the House said during an interview recently published that the U.S. House of Representatives might subpoena the server for the personal email of Hillary Clinton if she were not to turn it over for examination by a third party. The Republican from Ohio said Clinton violated the law and the […]

DEA Chief Stepping Down Following Controversy Over Sex Parties

On Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced that that Michele Leonhart the embattled chief of the Drug Enforcement Agency would step down, following the controversy over DEA agents attending sex parties. The DEA agents had been stationed overseas. The news of Leonhart’s departure came following a series of episodes where she found herself at odd […]

Lindsey Graham Almost Sure He Will Run

Senator Lindsey Graham from South Carolina said he was 91% sure, he would enter the race for the White House. The only question remaining is whether he could raise the needed money. He believes he has been right more often than wrong on foreign policy, is a problem solver and has something, he can offer […]

Obama Will Sign Measure Allowing Iran Deal to Be Reviewed

United States President Barack Obama announced on Friday a measure allowing the U.S. Congress to review a deal that concerns the nuclear program of Iran was a compromise he had planned to sign and expressed confidence it would not do anything to derail discussions with Tehran. In a news conference at the White House Obama […]

Clinton Hands Out Big Endorsement to Warren

Hillary Clinton made a big endorsement of Senator Elizabeth Warren’s work to tamp down on the irresponsible risks being taken on Wall Street in an article in Time magazine on Thursday. Clinton wrote that Warren never hesitates to attempt to maintain control over even the most powerful people from bankers, to lobbyists, to senior officials […]