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Sarah Palin Spared by Hillary Clinton in ’08 Campaign

Sarah Palin Spared by Hillary Clinton in ’08 Campaign

By Brian Powell June 10, 2014

Hillary Clinton celebrated the release of her new book, Hard Choices, at a Barnes & Noble in Manhattan Tuesday morning. The memoir seeks to expose the thought processes behind some of the tougher decisions Clinton had to make during her …

Democrat Cory Booker Wins New Jersey Senate Seat Democrat Cory Booker Wins New Jersey Senate Seat

Mayor of Newark Cory Booker won a special election Wednesday to become the new junior Senator from the reliably blue state of New Jersey. The Senator elect is considered a rising star in the Democratic Party, and has been touted …

The Government Is Back Up, Default Averted The Government Is Back Up, Default Averted

The Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada, and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, have come up with the Reid McConnel deal, which was passed earlier Wednesday by both the House and Senate, ultimately ending the government shutdown and avoiding default.The …

Just Over Two Weeks Later, the Govt Shutdown Ends Just Over Two Weeks Later, the Govt Shutdown Ends

Who saw this coming? The House and Senate have reached a deal at the 11th hour and the government shutdown is over. Lawmakers in D.C. squabbled back and forth for weeks about the budget, causing around 1 million government workers …

Government Shutdown: What to Expect Government Shutdown: What to Expect
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Since Congress was unable to agree on the fiscal near-future, it’s looking likely that the government will grind to a screeching halt. As complex as the process is, and as unpredictable as it may be (Congress may reach a last-minute …

The Republican Party Votes Against Obamacare The Republican Party Votes Against Obamacare
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The Republicans have decided to play hardball. The party voted 231-192 in favor of a spending plan that would stall Obamacare for a year. They also voted 248-174 to repeal Obamacare’s tax on medical devices. The devices tax is especially …

Jack Lew threatens America with Debt Ceiling Jack Lew threatens America with Debt Ceiling
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In a brazen attempt to raise the already exploding US public debt, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warned Congress on Wednesday that the government will spend all its borrowed cash by October 17th, and demanded trillions in new money to …

Government Shutdown: Rand Paul vs Marco Rubio Government Shutdown: Rand Paul vs Marco Rubio
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With their eyes on 2016 GOP presidential nomination, Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Rand Paul are staking out carefully crafted positions on the looming government shutdown in an effort to defund Obamacare. From the outset it appears that Rand Paul …

Pelosi Chief of Staff Announced to be Nadeam Elshami Pelosi Chief of Staff Announced to be Nadeam Elshami
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Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi today named Nadeam Elshami as her new chief of staff. Her former chief of staff, John Lawrence, has stepped down after eight years in the position. “On behalf of my colleagues, I want to thank …

Betty White Going Up Against Eastwood At DNC? Betty White Going Up Against Eastwood At DNC?
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Betty White is one of the most beloved actors people of our generation; she’s funny, she’s brash, she’s graced our televisions since before most of us were born, and, at 90-years old, she’s a part of our history, yet she …

Morgan Freeman Donates $1 Million to Obama Super PAC Morgan Freeman Donates $1 Million to Obama Super PAC
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Morgan Freeman, an actor who probably needs no introduction at this point, recently made a donation of $1 million to Priorities USA Action, a so-called “super” political action committee devoted to backing President Obama. Freeman’s contribution to the group will …

Obama's 'Life Of Julia' Keeps Democrats At Forefront Obama's 'Life Of Julia' Keeps Democrats At Forefront
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Last week the Republican party launched a Social Victory app to try to get a foothold onto what has been a one sided battle: The fight for social media dominance. This fight was utterly dominated by Barack Obama in the …

Dani Gilbert & Team Called Themselves "Jewbags" Dani Gilbert & Team Called Themselves "Jewbags"

Mark and Nancy Gilbert are powerful sources of funding for the Democratic party. They have raised more than $500,000 for the Obama campaign and the president considers them friends. But their daughter got into a bit of trouble after she …

Infographic: The True Cost Of Piracy Infographic: The True Cost Of Piracy

Online piracy is a global problem in regards to both consumers and industry groups. Expensive media, low incomes and cheap digital technology are said to be the primary reasons for rampant media piracy. In 2010, the U.S. Government Accountability Office …

Google Election & Politics Helps Informed Voters Stay Informed Google Election & Politics Helps Informed Voters Stay Informed

The U.S. presidential election cycle used to be like a regulated yet exhilarating amusement park ride that you could count on starting and stopping at certain times. Think of the Scrambler: dizzying in experience yet timed to end at a …

Barney Frank Retires: Twitter Reactions Barney Frank Retires: Twitter Reactions

After representing the Fourth District of Massachusett for 31 years, Democrat Rep. Barney Frank has decided to retire. Despite maintaining that he would not retire until 2014, Frank cited recent Congressional redistricting as one reason for choosing to not seek …

Minnesota Government Shutdown Prompts Strong Twitter Response Minnesota Government Shutdown Prompts Strong Twitter Response
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It looks like the battle of the budget has claimed the state of Minnesota, or the government at least. But many on Twitter are quick to point out that although state parks are now shut down over the holiday weekend, …