U.S. Politics

Hillary Clinton On Torture Use

Hillary Clinton has spoken out against using torture during a speech on Tuesday in New York. She strongly condemned the tactics for just the first time since the recently report on the interrogation methods used by the CIA from over a decade ago that the Senate Intelligence Committee released. Clinton said that today we could […]

Hints Being Dropped About Jeb Bush Running For President

While he drops hints about his intentions for 2016, Jeb Bush the former Governor of Florida is in South Carolina only weeks away from a deadline that was self imposed about whether he would be running for president. Bush will give the commencement address Monday at the University of South Carolina. This is the second […]

Poll: Christie Would Be Routed by Clinton in His Own State

Voters in New Jersey said that the country was not ready to have one of its own as commander-in-chief and likely would choose Hillary Clinton over Chris Christie their own governor, by an 11 point margin, says a new poll released on Thursday. By a slight majority, the survey said that Christie would not be […]

CIA Torture Report to Be Released

On Monday, the Obama administration confirmed that a review of the report by the Senate Intelligence Committee on the post-9/22 CIA torture program would be released on Tuesday. This despite reports that some members of the White House administration pressured the panel to have the controversial release of the document delayed. Josh Earnest the Press […]

Bill Cassidy Wins Louisiana Runoff for Senate

Republicans ended their conquest of the U.S. Senate Saturday when Bill Cassidy a Republican easily defeated Mary Landrieu a Democrat and the incumbent, in a Louisiana special election. Cassidy said afterwards that the victory belonged to the people of the state of Louisiana who had voted for a government made to serve the people, not […]

Obama Chooses Ashton Carter for Defense Secretary

President Barack Obama picked Ashton Carter a former official at the Pentagon to be the next Secretary of Defense, said an official from the White House on Friday. The official at the White House said Obama was going to announce that he would nominate Carter during a press conference to be held at 10:00 a.m. […]

Americans Predict GOP Controlled Congress Will Continue Gridlocked

Half of the Americans polled in a recent survey believe the control of both the House and Senate by the Republicans will be bad for the U.S. A majority also said Congress would have more gridlock. However, the poll shows that the Republican Party brand has shown an improvement during the past year, and is […]

GOP Governors Readying Themselves for 2016

Six potential presidential contenders from the Republican Party spent last week walking across the grounds of a luxury resort speaking with donors and sizing up competition in the biggest field for the party in decades. Rarely did they criticize one another when in public, but subtle jabs were common. Within just hours of Chris Christie […]

Former Mayor of Washington D.C. Dies

Marion Barry, who was a longtime District of Columbia mayor and staged a remarkable comeback in politics following an FBI sting in 1990 that videotaped him while smoking crack, has died at age 78 on Sunday. The City Council of D.C. issued a formal statement that confirmed the death of Barry. Family of Barry said […]

Senate Democrats and Obama Must Pass Keystone Says GOP

Brad Wenstrup a Republican from Ohio in the House of Representatives called upon Democrats in the Senate to pass legislation approving the pipeline Keystone XL and urged the President to then sign it into law, in the weekly radio address by the party on Saturday. The Republican in the House said President Obama and Democrats […]