Google Alters Search Algorithm Ahead of US Election

Google is making some major changes to how its search engine operates as the US prepares for the election in November.

Twitter CFO on How Their Strategy of Increasing ROI for Advertisers is Paying Off

Twitter CFO Ned Segal says that Twitter’s work over the last couple of years designed to improve advertiser ROI and success on the platform is starting to resonate with advertisers.

Facebook Reveals New Census Interference Policy Ahead of 2020 Census

Facebook received its share of criticism over the 2016 election thanks to Russian operatives using the social media platform to sow disinformation and disagreement. As a result, ahead of the 2020 census—the first people can complete online—Facebook is taking measures…

Ben Carson Isn’t Yet Running, May Not Win, But Can’t Lose

Gatewood Galbraith was a perennial candidate in Kentucky for years. The Lexington-based attorney is something of a folk hero in the state, especially now that he has died. Stickers and spray-painted images of Gatewood made with stencils appear on street…

Mia Love Makes History In Utah Election

Mia Love has made history as the first black Republican woman to be elected to Congress. Love is a converted Mormon and the former mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah who campaigned hard for the seat, saying in 2012 that she…

Alison Lundergan Grimes: Obama’s Candidate?

Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes will be watched like a hawk for the next few months, and you can bet she knows it. Grimes, who currently serves as Kentucky’s Secretary of State, easily won the Democratic primary on Tuesday and…

Judge Joe Brown, Recently Jailed, Running for Office

The man who helmed a popular TV court show for 15 seasons is now running for office. But could he be up against his worst challenge yet? Judge Joe Brown, the man whose namesake show gave him the opportunity to…

Minimum Wage Hike Shut Down by GOP

The federally-mandated Minimum Wage has been at $7.25 an hour since 2009. If Senate Democrats, and President Obama, had had their way, that amount would have gone up to $10.10. But that effort has been brought to a grinding halt…

Sarah Palin Challenge Hillary for President?

Sarah Palin is a firebrand. She was the darling of the political Right during the 2008 race for President of the U.S. Interestingly, she wasn’t even running for President. John McCain was. But she took the Repub blogosphere, and the…

John Mellencamp Pissed at Governor

John Mellencamp is a liberal, and he wants Republicans to leave his music alone. For all the Farm Aid, small towns, ain’t-that-America heartland imagery that Mellencamp has made musical hay with over the decades since he hit the scene as…

Narendra Modi Set To Form India’s Next Government

Monday is election day in India and Narendra Modi is the current front-runner. After Monday’s prime minister election, Modi could be the leader of the world’s biggest democracy. A Modi win would also make his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party…

Andrej Kiska Defeats PM Fico in Slovak Presidential Election

In a somewhat stunning turn of events, political newcomer and philanthropist Andrej Kiska was elected President of Slovakia, defeating the current Prime Minister and the most popular politician in Slovakia, Robert Fico, in quite convincing fashion, obtaining 59.4 percent of…

Michelle Bachelet Wins Chilean Presidential Election

Only once in America’s 237 year history has a president been elected to serve non-consecutive terms. That president was Grover Cleveland, who served as our 22nd President from 1885-1889 and our 24th President from 1893-1897. While the event is uncommon…

Hillary Clinton Flattered by Endorsement

Hillary Clinton has not made a decision on whether she will run for president in 2016, however she already has people backing her if she chooses to. Sen. Chuck Schumer, the third-ranking Democrat in the Senate, endorsed Clinton during a…

Bill Daley Exits Race For Governor In Illinois

Bill Daley, a democratic candidate has decided to back out on the race for governor of Illinois. Daley is a lawyer and former banker. He has previously served as White House Chief of Staff from 2011 to 2012 and also…

Norway’s Center-Right Clear Election Favorite

Just two years after extreme-right terror attacks killed 77 people in Norway, the center-right coalition appears set to oust Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and the country’s reigning center-left coalition. Norway’s parliamentary election is scheduled to be held Monday, September 9,…

As More Secession Petitions Appear, Petition to Deport Signers of Secession Petitions Gains Steam

If the situation over at the White House petition site wasn’t already silly, now it’s official. As the number of petitions to allow states to secede from the United States continues to grow, there are now a couple of petitions…

Nearly Half the States Are Represented in Secession Petitions on the White House Site

Some people are taking the election results pretty hard, or at least had the election serve as a catalyst for their previously-held secessionist beliefs. Maybe it’s the fact that Lincoln hits the theaters this week. Whatever the case, you should…

This Is What It Looks Like (on Facebook) When You Lose a Presidential Election

Losing a Presidential election must be hard. Mitt Romney has a wonderful family, he’s healthy (per Presidential physical), and he can continue on with his life knowing that nearly half of the country wanted him to be President – he’ll…

Victoria Jackson Loses It On Twitter, Gets Spoofed

Victoria Jackson, a former “Saturday Night Live” cast member and comedienne, has garnered negative attention over the past several years for her outspoken rants about gays, God, and politics; however, none have come close to her latest tirade on Twitter…