Boy, does Jeb! Bush want to win the Koch lottery or what? Because he just wrote off the votes of millions of senior citizens by telling them he really does mean it when he says he wants to end Medicare. And Social Security to boot. At a town hall meeting in New Hampshire, an elderly woman blasted Bush. Show More Summary
VIDEO: TED CRUZ ACCUSES MITCH McCONNELL OF LYING IN FLOOR SPEECH: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) went off on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on the Senate floor this morning, claiming that McConnell told him there would be no vote allowed on renewal of the Export-Import Bank. “It saddens me to say this. I sat in […]
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Thursday to deny funding to cities that do not report undocumented immigrants to federal authorities, setting off outcry from the White House and immigration advocates. The bill, approved by a vote of 241 to 179 largely along party lines, was largely a...
Donald Trump released Lindsey Graham's phone number to the public this week, and the public, of course, responded by calling and texting in droves. Much like they would during the time-honored American tradition of voting him off anShow More Summary
It was a fairly slow news day yesterday. So, today we lead off with a post on the Chromium blog, announced the integration of the physical web into Chrome for iOS. Algorithmia talks about mining Product Hunt and detecting voting rings. Collin Mulliner talks about how the Hacking Team used open source software that he […]
Ninety-five percent of black voters in 2008 voted for then-Sen. Barack Obama. Surely a “progressive” black president would care about, empathize with and understand black America in a way no
WASHINGTON -- After some initial stalling, the Senate on Wednesday kicked off debate on a multiyear highway bill that would fund the nation's ailing transit system for three years. The upper chamber voted 62-36 in a second procedural vote to move a multiyear highway deal crafted by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Sen. Show More Summary
On last night’s episode of WWE Tough Enough, one of the competitors thought to be in the running to win it all, was voted off. Patrick Clark was sent home from Tough Enough and won’t be getting the WWE contract, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t offered one. Show More Summary
If you haven’t yet cast your vote on what you think is causing those bright lights on the dwarf planet Ceres, you may want to hold off a little longer. The latest photographs from the Dawn spacecraft orbiting Ceres show a mysterious haze covering one of the...
Hold off those guffaws just yet. Yes, the District of Columbia is small and very, very liberal. Barack Obama won here with more than 90 percent of the vote. But thanks to a scheduling quirk, the city’s small but dedicated band of Republicans will...Show More Summary
Donald Trump is running for President on a unique platform. The real estate mogul is pushing for the most-Mexicans-are-rapists vote, while also courting the John-McCain-Isn't-Really-a-War-Hero demographic. Will it pay off? For the sake of our country... Show More Summary
Good quality bread and fresh ingredients are the makings of a great fresh sandwich or roll. This is what I was looking for when I put the call out for Canberra’s best sandwiches and rolls last week. When it came to the votes, a number of cafes, bakeries and sandwich shops got a nomination. Cafe D’Lish [...]
A panel formed at New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's behest is expected to vote this week to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour, said a person familiar with the plan. The... To view the full story, click the title link.
What the hell is going on with Warped Tour right now? First, the longstanding traveling punk festival booked an alleged predator, inspiring protests from other bands on the bill. Organizer Kevin Lyman brushed off those critiques, essentially indicating that he was totally OK with his event becoming a toxic environment. But a new series of […]
Last week, we told you how the Boy Scouts of America’s Executive Council unanimously voted to lift its ban on gay adult leaders, while allowing exemptions for troops sponsored by religious organizations. The Boy Scouts’ National Executive… The post Rick Perry: Boy Scouts ‘Would Be Better Off’ Without Gay Adult Leaders – VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.
Taiwan's top two political parties have each nominated a woman for president in 2016, a historic first signaling acceptance of female leadership and kicking off a campaign highlighted so far by clashing views on ties with China. The ruling Nationalist Party today picked as its candidate Hung Hsiu-chu, a former...
D.C. residents and tourists sound off, with one saying voting rights would be "payback for the wrongdoing that’s been done in the past."
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble questions whether Greece will ever get a third bailout programme. ||| Berlin - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble questioned whether Greece will ever get a third bailout programme on...Show More Summary
Stocks have turned red in afternoon trade as protests break out in Athens ahead of Greece's parliament vote. Near 2:45 pm ET, the Dow was down 23 points the S&P 500 down 4 points, and the Nasdaq was off 11. It is also looking increasingly...Show More Summary
``"The Greek government has not received a bridge-financing program yet because some try to block this," Tsipras said in an interview with ERT-TV before a parliamentary vote on the deal on Wednesday. "My priority is to make sure that the choice I made the other day, with a knife at my neck, is finalized."''