U.S. Politics

Poll: Over Half of Americans Say Third Party is Needed in Politics

Over 58% of Americans have said that the United States is in need of a third political party due to the existing Democratic and Republican parties doing a poor job in their representation of the people. A recent Gallup poll that was conducted in September showed that over half of the people in the U.S. […]

Jim Webb Deciding Whether to Run in 2016

Jim Webb the former senator from Virginia said on Wednesday he was seriously considering a presidential bid in 2016. He said he would decide between now and February. The Democrat said he was seriously considering it while he was at the National Press Club making an appearance. Webb said he has had a great deal […]

Tight Races in Senate Could be Influenced by Immigration

This summer when the race for the U.S. Senate heated up in Arkansas, Mark Pryor was under attack from his congressional opponent with an inaccurate and nasty ad that claimed the Democrat supported giving benefits of social security to people with forged identities who worked illegally in the U.S. Michelle Nunn a Democratic candidate in […]

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Struggling With the White House

Debbie Wasserman Schultz the Democratic National Committee Chairperson is struggling behind the scenes with the White House. Washington insiders and congressional Democrats have apparently lost confidence in Schultz as a both a reliable spokesperson for the party and a unifying leader at a time when she is needed most. Doubts that have been long simmering […]

Sanders Uses Television to Test Presidential Waters

Senator Bernard Sanders from Vermont made his biggest push yet toward a presidential bid in 2016 on Sunday while appearing on Meet the Press for the first time, between a series of political speeches over the weekend in Iowa, the earliest caucus state. The independent Senator said during a television interview in Washington, D.C. that […]

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 […]

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 […]

U.S. House Passes Resolution to Sue President

On the day before leaving to go on vacation and heading into the upcoming elections season, the House of Representative Republicans passed on Wednesday a resolution that authorizing the House Speaker to sue the President of the United States, for what the Republicans say has been an inadequacy in enforcing the health care reform law […]