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Christie Gay Therapy Bill Stance Still Unclear Christie Gay Therapy Bill Stance Still Unclear
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Being a Republican governor in a blue state can be difficult, especially if that governor may rumored to be gearing up to run for the Republican nomination for President in 2016. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tried to walk the …

Donald Rumsfeld Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day on Twitter Donald Rumsfeld Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day on Twitter

This week is the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, dubbed Operation Iraqi Freedom, which led to the nearly 9-year Iraq War. Beginning on March 20th, 2003 and lasting until December 18th, 2011 (when Secretary of Defense Leon …

$22 Minimum Wage Matches U.S. Productivity, Says Senator $22 Minimum Wage Matches U.S. Productivity, Says Senator
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Though the minimum wage in the U.S. has risen in recent years, the current $7.25 per hour minimum wage is still looking sparse when considered next to the rising cost of living in the U.S. Large hikes in the minimum …

Pat Boone Calls Obama a Marxist, Thinks he Was on a Presidential “Enemies List” Pat Boone Calls Obama a Marxist, Thinks he Was on a Presidential “Enemies List”
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Pat Boone made a name for himself as a pop star and film actor in the 50s and 60s. While he was well-known for his voice, many might not remember that he is also well-known as a highly religious political …

Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, and Other Tech Leaders Push for Immigration Reform Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, and Other Tech Leaders Push for Immigration Reform
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Tech leaders have crafted a joint letter to President Obama and the nation’s top lawmakers, asking that Washington work together to craft some sort of comprehensive immigration reform by the end of this year. The letter was signed by over …

Rand Paul’s Filibuster Nets Him 40,000+ Twitter Followers Rand Paul’s Filibuster Nets Him 40,000+ Twitter Followers
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On Wednesday (and into early Thursday), Kentucky Junior Senator Rand Paul led a 13-hour filibuster – the old-fashioned “talk until you can’t talk anymore” type. Paul, aided by a handful of other Senators, used exactly 12 hours and 52 minutes …

Kissinger Hospitalized After Fall at Home Kissinger Hospitalized After Fall at Home
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The Associated Press is reporting that former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has been hospitalized after suffering a fall at his home in New York. The New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has stated that Kissinger is expected to be …

Twitter Isn’t Really a Great Representation of ‘The Public’ Twitter Isn’t Really a Great Representation of ‘The Public’
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If you’re on Twitter, you know that users there have some pretty strong opinions on what’s currently going on in the world. But a new study from Pew calls into question the reliability of Twitter as a true gauge for …

Ann Romney Blames Media For Election Loss Ann Romney Blames Media For Election Loss
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Though blaming the media and labeling it “liberal” is a common refrain for conservatives in the U.S., hearing the accusation come from a woman who could have been First Lady shows just how divisive political media in the country has …

Congressman Vines the Submission of His First Bill Congressman Vines the Submission of His First Bill

For a U.S. Congressperson, simply using Twitter or Facebook (or even Instagram) to detail their daily activities to the American public is so yesterday. Freshman Representative Mark Takano (D, CA) has just submitted his very first bill, and he’s just …

Limbaugh “Ashamed” of the U.S. Over Sequestration Limbaugh “Ashamed” of the U.S. Over Sequestration
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This week conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh embarked on a tirade during his show and ended up admitting that he is “ashamed” of the U.S. The host blasted the issue of sequestration, calling it a repeat of other “crises” …

Knife Fight Director Bill Guttentag Talks At Google Knife Fight Director Bill Guttentag Talks At Google

Bill Guttentag, director of the political comedy/drama “Knife Fight” recently participated in an “@Google Talk,” which the company has now uploaded for viewing. In addition to directing the Rob Lowe film, he has helmed a number of documentaries, including: Soundtrack …

House of Cards Made 86% of Netflix Users More Likely to Stick Around House of Cards Made 86% of Netflix Users More Likely to Stick Around
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Netflix has refused to release any specific data on how many of its subscribers are watching their first foray into big-budget original content, House of Cards. Content Chief Ted Sarandos has said that the show is currently the most-watched thing …

House of Cards Is the Most Popular TV Show in the World Right Now (According to IMDb) House of Cards Is the Most Popular TV Show in the World Right Now (According to IMDb)
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According to the IMDb MOVIEmeter, the Netflix original series House of Cards is currently the most popular TV show in the world right now. IMDb’s MOVIEmeter is based on algorithms that determine levels of public awareness and interest. It takes …

Fox Hires Scott Brown to Comment on Politics Fox Hires Scott Brown to Comment on Politics
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Fox News this week announced that former U.S. Senator Scott Brown has been hired to provide political commentary across a variety of Fox News programs. He will appear on both daytime and primetime programming for the cable news network. Brown …

Mark Zuckerberg’s Chris Christie Fundraiser Sees Protests Mark Zuckerberg’s Chris Christie Fundraiser Sees Protests
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On Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hosted a fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at his home in Palo Alto, California. It’s thought to be the first major political fundraiser that the billionaire has ever hosted. “Mark and Priscilla …

Julian Assange Forms Wikileaks Party, Runs For Australian Senate Seat Julian Assange Forms Wikileaks Party, Runs For Australian Senate Seat
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Early last year, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange found that he could technically run for the Australian senate while under house arrest in London. A lot has happened since then, but Assange’s political aspirations have not diminished. The Age reports that …

Bing’s Real-Time Reactions To The State Of The Union Address [Infographic] Bing’s Real-Time Reactions To The State Of The Union Address [Infographic]
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Bing launched a new Politics site with “Bing Pulse” ahead of the State of the Union address, and is now sharing some insights from the endeavor. “Last night, millions of Americans tuned into President Obama’s State of the Union address …

Ted Nugent Tweets He’ll Attend State of the Union Ted Nugent Tweets He’ll Attend State of the Union
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Ted Nugent, who is neither dead or in jail, will be one of the guests present at Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. He’s attending as the guest of Steve Stockman, a Republican U.S. Representative from Texas’ 36th congressional …

President Obama To Do A Google+ Hangout On Thursday President Obama To Do A Google+ Hangout On Thursday
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Members of the Obama administration have been regularly talking in Google+ Hangouts in recent weeks, and this week, President Obama himself will participate in one. The hangout will come two days after Obama delivers the State of the Union address …

Bing Partners With FOX News On ‘Non-Partisan’ Politics Site Bing Partners With FOX News On ‘Non-Partisan’ Politics Site
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Bing announced today that it has partnered with FOX News Channel and Foxnews.com to launch Bing Pulse, enabling users to give real-time feedback to President Obama’s State Of The Union address. This is part of a new political destination site …