Archive for Michael Burg

Rand Paul Running for President

Senator Rand Paul from Kentucky has officially declared his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He promised on Tuesday in front of a huge crowd of supporters that he was ready to give Washington a shake up and disprove even his own party members that a strong libertarian conservative can become a strong contender. […]

Most Voters in Swing States Support Legalizing Marijuana

The majority of voters across three important swing states support marijuana legalization, according to a Quinnipiac poll. However, it is not as if they would be smoking it, the poll showed, Just for the use by other people. The survey, which was conducted from March 17 to March 28 shows that 55% of Florida voters, […]

Report: Clinton Renting Space in Brooklyn for Campaign

Hillary Clinton has reportedly leased two floors of a Brooklyn office building called 1 Pierrepont Plaza for what will be the headquarters for her presidential campaign according to a person who is familiar with the reported deal. The reported agreement puts Clinton’s political hub at the edge of Brooklyn Heights and the civic center, only […]

Senator Menendez of New Jersey Indicted on Charges of Corruption

New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, who is the son of Cuban immigrants, has become one of Congresses highest ranking Hispanics, was charged on Wednesday for accepting close to $1 million in gifts and contributions to his campaign from a friend of many years in exchange for a number of political favors. Menendez said he would […]

Prospective Candidates for the White House Spar over Law in Indiana

The controversy over the religious freedom law in Indiana has opened a predictable divide amongst the presidential race of 2016, as Republicans come to its defense while Democrats condemn it as discriminatory legislation against lesbians and gays. Former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush, who is looked at with suspicion by a number of social conservatives […]

Martin O’Malley Says U.S. Needs New Perspectives

Former governor of Maryland Martin O’Malley, who is a potential presidential candidate from the Democratic Party, said on Sunday that the country needed fresh perspectives in order to confront its problems. He criticized the prospect of the Bush and Clinton families once again seeking residence in the White House. The United States presidency is not […]

Governor of Indiana Signs Religious Objections Bill

Mike Pence the Indiana Governor vigorously defended the religious objections legislations that he signed on Thursday into law as organizations and businesses including the NCAA expressed concerns it could allow for legalizing discrimination against people who are gay. Indiana is the first state to put such a change into law this year amongst about 12 […]

Former U.S. Congressman Will be Released on Thursday from Prison

Jesse Jackson Jr. a former member of the U.S. Congress is scheduled to be released on Thursday from federal prison and then transferred to a halfway house in Washington D.C. said his friend Patrick Kennedy a former member of Congress as well. Jackson was serving his sentence of 30 months in Montgomery, Alabama in a […]

Ted Cruz Enters the GOP Race for the White House

On Monday, Senator Ted Cruz started a new phase in the race for the 2016 presidency when he officially declared himself a candidate for the Republican nomination setting the stage for a battle amongst other members of the GOP eager to take the White House back. Saying in a speech on Monday at Liberty University […]

Criminal Inquiry Opened for Congressman Who Resigned

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Aaron Schock the Illinois Representative over his business deals and congressional expenses. FBI agents started to issue subpoenas to a person who is familiar with his case, witnesses and others said a news agency on Friday. Investigators were putting their focus on the House office expenses for Schock, […]