(Paul Mirengoff) In a piece called “Why the Acosta nomination is very bad news for conservatives,” I wrote this about Alex Acosta, the then-nominee (since confirmed) for the job of Secretary of Labor: The Department of Labor plays a key role in areas of major interest to conservatives, especially immigration, wage and hour law, and civil rights. Show More Summary
Barbra Streisand is opening up about sexism that she faced back in the 1980s in Hollywood on her film sets. While speaking with director Robert Rodriguez at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, the 75-year-old legendary entertainer argued that both men and women did not like the idea of a woman calling the shots on a [...]
President Donald Trump thanked Jim DeMint during his Friday speech to the NRA for his role during the battle over the Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court nomination. However, the former South Carolina senator may be on his way out from his current role as president of the conservative Heritage Foundation.
And they’re off. Eligibility for this season’s Tony Awards began last spring with the opening May 25 of Paramour, Cirque du Soleil’s first made-for-Broadway venture (it closed April 16) and ending with last night’s opening of A Doll’s House, Part 2. Show More Summary
Her name is Pam Patenaude, and she was floated as a candidate for Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) before the administration nominated Ben Carson...
After a final candidates forum planned for Wednesday, Democrats will choose their nominee in a three-part caucus.
Views from every single window Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Kula, Maui,...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Jim Sheridan is seizing upon a true story about the Maze Prison escape as his next film, which was known as the Great Escape when the story unfolded in Northern Ireland. The three-time Academy Award nominated writer/director...Show More Summary
Laverne Cox is a master of the cryptic and amazing TV show tease. The Emmy nominated actress behind one of Orange Is the New Black's best characters, Sophia, hit up WE Day to inspire youth to...
Albanian Parliament speaker Ilir Meta is expected to be elected as the country's new president in a parliamentary vote. Meta's nomination on Friday has been formally supported by the main … Click to Continue »
“This Fight Is Our Fight,” new on the hardcover nonfiction list, is nominally about the economy. But the index reveals a more personal target.
Acosta, a former member of the National Labor Relations Board and dean of the Florida International University College of Law in Miami, was nominated as labor secretary by Trump in mid-February.
WASHINGTON ? The Senate confirmed Alexander Acosta to be the next labor secretary on Thursday, filling an important but long-vacant role in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet. Lawmakers voted 60-38 in favor of Acosta’s nomination, with all Republicans and a handful of Democrats supporting the law school dean and former official in the George W. Show More Summary
Submissions and fan nominations are now open for the 7th annual Streamy Awards, a celebration of the year’s most notable accomplishment in online video. The awards, to be held at The Beverly Hilton on September 26, will be broadcast live on Twitter. Hopefuls can tender submissions on the official Streamys website beginning today through June 9. Show More Summary
New York theater favorites woke up early today to honor the best of Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway, with Laura Benanti and Javier Muñoz unveiling the nominations for the 62nd Drama Desk Awards at Feinstein’s/54 Below. Leading the pack is the hit Broadway revival of “Hello, Dolly!” with 10 nominations. Show More Summary
Brennan Center: Although the 2016 presidential primaries garnered profound dissatisfaction with the nomination process, leading to widespread accusations of unfairness within both parties, most voters will forget our current system’s issues until the 2020 election. But in a new paper, … Continue reading ?
The Bette Midler lovefest and a nontraditional off-Broadway staging of Eugene O’Neill’s Expressionist classic, starring Bobby Canavale, earned 10 and eight nominations, respectively at this morning’s announcement for the 62nd AnnualShow More Summary
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A U.S. Senate committee voted on Thursday to advance the nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb to lead the Food and Drug Administration. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 14-9 in favor of Gottlieb, a physician, conservative health policy expert and a deputy FDA...
The Albanian Parliament on Thursday failed for the third time to elect the country's new president because no candidates have been nominated. The governing left-wing coalition didn't put up any … Click to Continue »