Politics

Heads of Senate and House Intelligence Panels Warn of Islamic State

Leaders of the Senate and House intelligence committees pushed President Obama on Sunday to take decisive action against a growing threat on U.S. soil by Islamic State members. The two lawmakers, a Democrat and Republican, offered pressure on a bipartisan basis on the Obama administration to turn back the Islamic State militants that have garnered […]

Governor Jindal May Sue Federal Government

Bobby Jindal the Governor of Louisiana reportedly is set to sue the Obama administration on Wednesday in federal court. The governor claims that the U.S. Department of Education has manipulated illegally grant monies and regulations to force the states in the U.S. to adopt its controversial standards of Common Core. A draft of the lawsuit […]

Democrats Want Signal from Clinton

Over the last couple of months, Hillary Clinton has finished a book tour, distanced herself from President Obama and is off to Iowa next month, which is the traditional host of the first presidential nomination contest. What do Democrats say is so significant about her activity is that she talks and walks like a candidate […]

White House Proposes New Birth Control Coverage Rules

The new rules would require that religious colleges, nonprofits, hospitals and private companies that are closely held, such as Hobby Lobby to inform the administration that they do not agree on religious grounds of paying for coverage for contraception. The goal is to provide contraceptives for women who work for those companies. The Obama administration […]

Bob McDonnell Former Governor of Virginia to Testify

Bob McDonnell, the former Governor of Virginia will testify about the status of his marriage when his trial on public corruption continues in Richmond in a federal courtroom. McDonnell testified on Wednesday and said Maureen, his wife, showed anxiety for the new role she held as first lady in 2009 just the day after he […]

Governor Perry Makes Response to Recent Indictment

Rick Perry the Republican Governor of Texas responded on Saturday to his indictment in which he was accused of abuse of power of office. He called the indictment a political farce and vowed to explore each legal avenue to fight the prosecution. A 2012 presidential candidate for the GOP, Perry with potential aspirations for a […]

Obama Picks Former Engineer with Google for Tech Overhaul

The Obama administration hired a new team of tech experts to overhaul websites and infrastructure owned by the U.S. government to avoid another future disaster like the one with the rollout of the Healthcare.gov site. The government announced it had created a team called the U.S. Digital Service. The team will be run by Mikey […]

Governor of Hawaii Loses Primary Election

After close to four decades in an elected office in the state of Hawaii, Governor Neil Abercrombie received a stunning blow, as he was defeated this weekend in his bid for re-election. He became the first incumbent Hawaiian governor in the history of the state to lose his party’s primary. Abercrombie, who is a Democrat, […]

Walsh Calls an End to Campaign for Senate

John Walsh the Senator from Montana is dropping his campaign due to an ongoing scandal over plagiarism. This gives Republicans a bigger edge in the critical race for an open seat. Walsh said that his research paper from 2007 from his time at the U.S. Army War College had become too much of a distraction […]

Barack Obama Talks Up Africa Deals

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama said that the United States government, the World Bank and corporations would invest $33 billion in the economy of Africa, showcasing the economic ties in America to a continent where investment and trade are dominated more and more by Europe and China. Obama announced that the U.S. would finance $7 […]