Issues

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 […]

President Obama Says Talks Were Fruitful and Candid with Raul Castro

United States President Barack Obama arrived back in the U.S. late Saturday just a few hours after having a face to face historic meeting with Raul Castro the President of Cuba and a first meeting ever with Nicolas Maduro the President of Venezuela. The historic meetings took place in Panama during the Summit of the […]

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, […]

Russian Officials Say Opposition Leader Possibly Killed by own Members

As Boris Nemtsov supporters laid flowers on the pavement Saturday close to where the opposition leader in Russia had been fatally shot just hours earlier, authorities in Russia said an investigation was taking place with a number of theories about the crime. Included in those theories is the possibility that members of Nemtsov’s opposition party […]

Pence: Obama Needs Clear Strategy on ISIS

Mike Pence the Governor of Indiana said on Sunday that the White House had not articulated a strategy that is clear for combating the militant group Islamic State. The administration, said Pence, has not yet articulated the strategy and vision that will give the American people confidence as well as confidence to allies across the […]

Church Community is Outraged by Remarks by Obama over Crusades

President Obama made an analogy about the Crusades as an attempt to show how all religions have their extremists that make the larger number look bad. However, that does not mean Islam itself is not peaceful. The recent comments by the president about the terrible acts committed by Christians during the course of history and […]

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 […]

Vice President Biden Chided by Jewish Group

United States Vice President Joe Biden needs to be more careful during his speeches, said the Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday. Biden used a term some consider to be anti-Semitic and was chided by the organization. During a conference that marked the Legal Services Corporation’s 40th anniversary, Vice President Biden recalled experiences of his son while […]

Voter ID Law Upheld by Court in Wisconsin

Wisconsin has been given the okay to enforce its new law for voter identification in the upcoming election in November, said a federal appeals court on Friday. After listening to arguments from both sides on the issue early Friday, a panel of three judges from the United States Court of Appeals in the 7th Circuit […]

Lawmakers Tentatively Relieved By Obama Syria Plan

On Wednesday, the announcement by President Obama that drastically expands the military campaign by the U.S. against the Islamic State group of militants was met both with tentative relief as well as reservations from the Republicans. Some Republicans feel the plan of Obama does not go far enough. Lawmakers also from both parties expressed their […]