Politics February 28, 2015: Rand Paul wins third CPAC straw poll will GOP presidential nomination be next?

Rand Paul wins third CPAC straw poll will GOP presidential nomination be next? February 28, 2015

The results of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) straw poll were more or less not a surprise, with Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky again winning the poll for the third year, as CPAC 2015 closed, Saturday afternoon, Feb…
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Politics February 28, 2015: Congress passes one week DHS funding but talk of coup to oust Boehner as speaker

Congress passes one week DHS funding but talk of coup to oust Boehner as speaker February 28, 2015

Congress may have come at the 11th hour with a one-week funding continuing resolution stopgap spending bill for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) before the midnight deadline on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, but it may have caused lasting damage…

Politics February 27, 2015: Senate passes clean DHS bill House bill faces problems DHS shutdown possible

Senate passes clean DHS bill House bill faces problems DHS shutdown possible February 27, 2015

The Senate has done their end to ensure that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) does not shutdown at midnight, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Friday morning the Senate passed two bills, one clean $40 billion DHS funding bill that passed…

Politics February 27, 2015: Senate to vote on clean DHS bill House opts for stopgap bill to avert shutdown

Senate to vote on clean DHS bill House opts for stopgap bill to avert shutdown February 27, 2015

Republicans in the Senate and House still cannot agree on the best bill to avert a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shutdown. The only thing they agree upon is they will pass bills preventing its shutdown on Friday, Feb. 27…

Politics February 26, 2015: Obama’s revenge chooses Netanyahu bashing Susan Rice to speak at AIPAC

Obama’s revenge chooses Netanyahu bashing Susan Rice to speak at AIPAC February 26, 2015

President Barack Obama has filled his slate of speakers for the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference on March 1-3, 2015 he has decided to send national security adviser Susan Rice and UN Ambassador Samantha Power as…

Politics February 25, 2015: Netanyahu refuses private meeting with Senate Democrats during US visit

Netanyahu refuses private meeting with Senate Democrats during US visit February 25, 2015

Turnabout is fair play; late Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill, and Dianne Feinstein, D-CA invitation for a private meeting when he addresses Congress on March 3. News of…

Politics February 25, 2015: Senate advances DHS funding bill unclear if House will follow as Boehner balks

Senate advances DHS funding bill unclear if House will follow as Boehner balks February 25, 2015

Senate Republicans and Democrats have resolved their differences regarding the $40 billion bill funding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 25, 2015 they overwhelmingly voted 98 to 2 in favor of advancing the bill to…

Politics February 24, 2015: McConnell caves in offers Democrats clean DHS funding bill to avoid shutdown

McConnell caves in offers Democrats clean DHS funding bill to avoid shutdown February 24, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell acquiesced to the Democrats demands on Tuesday afternoon Feb. 24, 2015, and is offering them a clean bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the rest of the 2015 fiscal year. McConnell…

Politics February 24, 2015: Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline bill, Boehner, McConnell vow to override it

Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline bill, Boehner, McConnell vow to override it February 24, 2015

Keeping good to his promise, President Barack Obama put his pen to the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act bill and vetoed it Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 24, 2015 in the White House. Congressional Republicans championed the bill as a job creation…

Politics February 23, 2015: McConnell offers Senate Democrats DHS funding bill compromise to avert shutdown

McConnell offers Senate Democrats DHS funding bill compromise to avert shutdown February 23, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY offered Senate Democrats an olive branch for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) $40 billion funding bill on Monday, Feb. 23, 2014. McConnell will separate the bill from the amendments repealing President…

Politics February 23, 2015: Senate Democrats vote down DHS funding for 4th time Obama warns against shutdown

Senate Democrats vote down DHS funding for 4th time Obama warns against shutdown February 23, 2015

The clock is ticking for Congress to pass a bill funding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) before the Feb. 27, 2015 deadline, but still Senate Democrats are not willing to move to push the $40 billion spending bill beyond…

Politics February 21, 2015: Obama plans revenge to undermine Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress

Obama plans revenge to undermine Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress February 21, 2015

President Barack Obama apparently is planning his revenge on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu according to an Associated Report from Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. Among the most viable plans are one to shun the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC…

Politics February 21, 2015: Obama, Justice Dept seek to lift injunction on immigration executive actions

Obama, Justice Dept seek to lift injunction on immigration executive actions February 21, 2015

President Barack Obama has decided to fight the injunction a federal judge from Texas placed on the president’s immigration executive actions. The White House announced on Friday afternoon, Feb. 20, 2015 that lawyers from the Justice Department intend…

Politics February 19, 2015: Obama sends report to Congress about recovered economy polls numbers stagnate

Obama sends report to Congress about recovered economy polls numbers stagnate February 19, 2015

President Barack Obama sent good economic news in his annual report to Congress called the “Economic Report of the President” on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. Despite the improved economy, President Obama is not doing well in the polls…

Politics February 19, 2015: Giuliani under fire for questioning Obama’s patriotism and love for America

Giuliani under fire for questioning Obama’s patriotism and love for America February 19, 2015

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani caused an uproar from Democrats following his remarks questioning President Barack Obama’s patriotism at a private dinner in New York City on Wednesday evening, Feb. 18, 2015. Giuliani faced a backlash from…

Politics February 18, 2015: Jeb Bush declares he is his own man in first foreign policy speech slams Obama

Jeb Bush declares he is his own man in first foreign policy speech slams Obama February 18, 2015

Potential Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush gave his first formal address on foreign policy to the nonpartisan Chicago Council on Global Affairs on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 in Chicago. Bush tried to portray himself as “his own man”…

Politics February 17, 2015: Federal judge blocks Obama’s immigration executive actions at 26 states’ request

Federal judge blocks Obama’s immigration executive actions at 26 states’ request February 17, 2015

Congressional Republicans might not need to defund the Department of Homeland Security to prevent President Barack Obama immigration executive actions, a Texas federal judge has granted the requests of 26 states to block those executive actions with a temporary injunction…

Politics February 16, 2015: Boehner willing to let DHS funding expire to force Democrats on immigration

Boehner willing to let DHS funding expire to force Democrats on immigration February 16, 2015

Although the Republican leadership promised not government shut downs, Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner, R-OH let it be known on his Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 appearance on Fox News Sunday that he is willing to let…

Headlines News February 13, 2015: Embattled Sun News Network abruptly ends run as Canada’s Fox News of the North

Embattled Sun News Network abruptly ends run as Canada’s Fox News of the North February 13, 2015

In what was both a surprise and at the same not Canada’s conservative news channel Sun News Network abruptly went off air on Friday morning Feb. 13, 2015 at 5 a.m. EST. The channel dubbed the “…

Politics February 12, 2015: House passes Keystone Pipeline bill not enough votes to override Obama’s veto

House passes Keystone Pipeline bill not enough votes to override Obama’s veto February 12, 2015

In a bipartisan vote of 270-152, the House of Representatives passed the Senate version of the Keystone XL pipeline bill on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 11, 2015, still President Barack Obama has promised to veto the bill. Although, 29 Democrats…

Politics February 11, 2015: Boehner tells Senate Democrats to get off their ass pass the DHS funding bill

Boehner tells Senate Democrats to get off their a** pass the DHS funding bill February 11, 2015

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH used some colorful language to express what he thinks of the Senate Democrats during the weekly GOP leadership Press Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. A day after the Senate sent back…

Politics February 11, 2015: Netanyahu determined to address Congress about Iran insists not about Obama

Netanyahu determined to address Congress about Iran insists not about Obama February 11, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to debunk to the rumors surrounding his upcoming Joint Address to Congress in a statement to the press and on Twitter on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Netanyahu wanted to clarify that he is…

Politics February 10, 2015: Senate DHS funding bill stuck sent back to House over immigration roadblock

Senate DHS funding bill stuck sent back to House over immigration roadblock February 10, 2015

Three strikes you are out is the philosophy the Republican Senate leadership is taking after the bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security failed to advance after three votes, because of the immigration related amendments attached to the…

Headlines News February 10, 2015: NBC News suspends Brian Williams for six months after he lied about Iraq War

NBC News suspends Brian Williams for six months after he lied about Iraq War February 10, 2015

NBC News has decided to suspend “Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams for six months without pay after he lied about shot down in a helicopter during the Iraq War invasion in 2003. NBC announced their decision on…

Politics February 10, 2015: Obama, WH lied created Netanyahu Congress address controversy, aware of invite

Obama, WH lied created Netanyahu Congress address controversy, aware of invite February 10, 2015

The Washington Post is claiming that President Barack Obama manufactured the whole story that Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH blind-sided him with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Joint Address to Congress. David Bernstein, Professor of…