With all but one of the Senate races decided for the 2014 midterms, we checked in with our reader predictions to see who was on track to being named the winner.
Awkward dude-hug included in benefit plan.
Strengthening border security and retaining high-skilled workers are among the components of Obama's executive action. The post 3 Reasons Why Republicans Should Get Behind Obama’s Executive Action appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Talk radio host Rush Limbaugh reacted to the departure of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel by arguing that he was fired for disagreeing with President Barack Obama on ISIS on Monday. "Hagel made the mistake of telling the truth about what it'll take to defeat ISIS and he did so in public" he declared. Show More Summary
When immigration agents begin to implement President Barack Obama's executive amnesty for an estimated five million illegal immigrants, the potential for fraud may increase as officials who are already pressured to rubber-stamp applications may be pushed to approve even more in a shorter amount of time. Show More Summary
A little less than two weeks ago I had the opportunity to go to the 20th anniversary of the David Horowitz Freedom Center's Restoration Weekend in Palm Beach, FL. Seriously, you can't beat the view. There were some familiar faces and topics, but it was also a good opportunity to talk to politicians outside of D.C. Show More Summary
Why did Chuck Hagel step down as secretary of defense? Was it his choice, as President Obama has suggested, or was he pushed? We may never be absolutely sure. But one thing that is clear is that Hagel's tenure was a missed opportunity...Show More Summary
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, media outlets reported Monday, citing unidentified sources. The Associated Press was not...Show More Summary
Multiple-choice quiz for groups and people who either endorsed or voted to reelect Andrew Cuomo. What is Andrew Cuomo's top legislative priority now that he has been reelected Governor of New York State? A. Healing racial and ethnic divisions B. Show More Summary
Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, in a statement to Pentagon staff, says he made the decision to resign “after much discussion” with President Obama. Allegations have surfaced from anonymous defense officials that Hagel, the lone...Show More Summary
Between breaking news headlines of grand jury announcements, Ebola scares, and divisive politics, it's become a common point of conversation among my 40-something friends that the world is going straight to hell. We talk about how we...Show More Summary
From a source close to the case— NO INDICTMENT IN MIKE BROWN CASE— From a source inside the Prosecutor’s Office – NO INDICTMENT in the Michael Brown case. Heard from a separate source same news – No Indictment.
Nothing good happens after 2 a.m. A zealous Cleveland Browns fan—Is there any other?—allegedly sparked a brawl by seeking a hug from Johnny Manziel at The 9 hotel in Cleveland on Friday. “I’m the biggest Browns fan ever,” Chris Gonos reports telling Manziel. Show More Summary
The President of Sacramento’s NAACP branch has stated that he hopes there will not be violence once the decision in the case of Officer Darren Wilson is handed down, but also asserted that he understands that members of the NAACP community have animosity for police. Show More Summary
Here are the three leading candidates to be President Obama's fourth defense secretary.
It would be something of an understatement to say that Latino voters support President Obama's executive action on immigration: The poll found that 89 percent of Latino voters support Obama’s decision to give temporary legal status to nearly five million undocumented immigrants. Show More Summary
The first pope from the Americas will make his first visit to the U.S. next year, to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families. Before millions of U.S. Catholics greet the man who seems to be revolutionizing their faith, let's clear up some misconceptions about what he means for the...
According to Senator John McCain, Chuck Hagel's departure from the Pentagon was not as rosy as President Obama led on to believe. White House Spox Josh Earnest said that Hagel resignation was being discussed over the past several weeks,...Show More Summary
Decoding the president's body language
A group of hecklers shouted and threw rocks at SeaWorld employees as they tried to rescue a wounded sea lion in Ocean Beach Sunday morning. "Thank goodness [the rocks] didn't make contact and no one was injured, including the animal,...Show More Summary