Politics

Kingston Topped by Perdue in Senate Runoff in Georgia

David Perdue a businessman has won a bitter runoff contest of nine weeks to become the Republican nominee for the Senate from Georgia besting U.S. Representative Jack Kingston. During a bruising campaign, 11-term congressman Kingston was painted by Perdue as an insider in Washington beholden to special interests in D.C., while Kingston hit back at […]

Bill Clinton Says Wife Needs More Time

Bill Clinton the former President of the United States says that his wife Hillary, who is a prohibitive favorite for the nomination for president in the Democratic Party in 2016, needs more time to decide if she is willing to run, but also needs to see what she would bring to the presidential race if […]

Deporting of Children Begins in the U.S.

The United States has deported its first group of children. On Monday, a flight landed in Honduras with the first children to be deported since President Obama made a pledge to speed up the overall process of sending undocumented immigrant children back to their countries in Central America. Fleeing poverty and violence, children in record […]

Congressional Map in Florida Tossed Out by Judge

A judge in Florida has ruled that the congressional map of the state is unconstitutional, a decision that might upend the advantage the Republicans have in the state’s delegation in the House of Representatives and leave open a possibility of having the districts redrawn prior to the elections this November. A Circuit Court Judge blasted […]

Obama Says Suit by Boehner is Political Stunt

President Barack Obama has dismissed a proposed lawsuit by John Boehner the Speaker of the House targeting the delay of the healthcare law employer mandate as just a political stunt. Obama called the lawsuit a political stunt that would only waste months of time for Americans and taxpayer’s dollars. Obama blasted Republicans from the House […]

White House Asks for Border Aid of $3.7 Billion

On Tuesday, President Obama urged the U.S. Congress to quickly hand over nearly over $3.7 billion to confront the increase of young migrants from the region of Central America crossing into Texas that he called an urgent humanitarian crisis. However, the request was quickly entangled in a huge political debate dealing with immigration. The Republican […]

Spies, Hackers and Scammers on the Campaign Trail

Political campaigns have become hotbeds of mischief and criminal activity, but not in the way, you might believe. The pressure cooker, fly by night environment of campaigns makes them vulnerable in a unique way to criminals and hackers and campaign operatives say experts in cybersecurity. In addition, a data mining system is essential for modern […]

High Court Rules Against Obamacare

On Monday, the Supreme Court rule that companies that were closely held cannot be required to cover the payment of some types of employee contraceptives. The court ended the term with a narrow political and legal setback for a highly controversial part of the healthcare reform measure by President Obama. By a decision of 5-4, […]

Student Leaders at UNLV Ask Clinton to Donate Speaker Fee

Student leaders at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Friday made a request through a letter addressed to family foundation of Hillary Clinton that she do the right thing and donate some or all of her speaking fee of $225,000 for speaking to the UNLV Foundation, back to UNLV for the benefit of the […]

Candidate Backed By Tea-Party Might Challenge Runoff Result

The challenger who lost a close runoff GOP race to Thad Cochran the Senator from Mississippi and is Tea Party backed, said on Wednesday he is contemplating challenging the runoff results. Cochran was the winner of the race by just a 6,373-vote margin this past Tuesday night over Chris McDaniel a state Senator. However, McDaniel […]