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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 […]

Rick Perry: Young Border Crossers are Only Side Issue

As immigrant children continue crossing the U.S./Mexico border, dominating the debate on immigration this summer, Rick Perry the Governor of Texas says it is nothing but a sideshow. He maintains that the real issue at the U.S./Mexico border is the large number of criminals that have crossed into the U.S. On Meet the Press Sunday […]

Obama Admits to CIA Using Torture

President Barack Obama acknowledged that the Central Intelligence Agency tortured suspects that had been detained immediately after the terror attack of September. The White House administration is expected to release very soon a report from the Senate that details the techniques of torture employed by agents from the CIA targeting militants suspected of terrorist ties […]

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 […]

Act on Climate Change Now or Pay More Later

The White House said Tuesday that putting off measures that are expensive to help curb climate changes would only cost the U.S. more over the long run. The comments came from a report that is meant to bolster actions that have been proposed by President Barack Obama to address the world’s global warming. Jason Furman, […]

Congress Approves Unlocking of Phones

A new bill passed by the U.S. Congress will make it easier to switch carriers without switching phones. On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act. The same measure was approved last week in the Senate The Act now awaits the signature of President Barack Obama who […]

Guatemalan Wants a Central American Plan to Stop Emigration

Otto Perez Molina the President of Guatemala said the best way to deal with the surge in unaccompanied children crossing the border between Mexico and the United States would be for the U.S. to implement a plan that is similar to the multi-billion dollar initiative Washington has in Colombia. Perez Molina added that something must […]

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 […]