Politics April 30, 2015: House passes joint GOP Congressional budget first since Bush era

House passes joint GOP Congressional budget first since Bush era

April 30, 2015

The House of Representatives has passed the first Republican joint Congressional budget in a decade on Thursday, April 30, 2015. The budget passed with a vote of 226-197 mostly along party lines, but with 14 Republicans voting with the…
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Politics April 30, 2015: House passes joint GOP Congressional budget first since Bush era

House passes joint GOP Congressional budget first since Bush era

April 30, 2015

The House of Representatives has passed the first Republican joint Congressional budget in a decade on Thursday, April 30, 2015. The budget passed with a vote of 226-197 mostly along party lines, but with 14 Republicans voting with the…

Politics April 30, 2015: Obama’s presidential library to be located at the University of Chicago

Obama’s presidential library to be located at the University of Chicago

April 30, 2015

President Barack Obama’s presidential library has a home; it will be located at the University of Chicago according to a NBC News Chicago report Thursday evening, April 30, 2015. After postponements, Chicago has been chosen as the library…

Politics April 30, 2015: Obama’s presidential library to be located at the University of Chicago

Obama’s presidential library to be located at the University of Chicago

April 30, 2015

President Barack Obama’s presidential library has a home; it will be located at the University of Chicago according to a NBC News Chicago report Thursday evening, April 30, 2015. After postponements, Chicago has been chosen as the library…

Politics April 30, 2015: Obama to teach law at Columbia post-presidency or do community organizing?

Obama to teach law at Columbia post-presidency or do community organizing?

April 30, 2015

As President Barack Obama goes into the final stretch of his presidency, the media is pondering what his post-presidential plans will be. There are two ideas floating around this week one by New York Post’s Page Six…

Politics April 29, 2015: Obama awards National Teacher of the Year then bear goes loose for Tea

Obama awards National Teacher of the Year then bear goes loose for Tea

April 29, 2015

In a Rose Garden ceremony on Wednesday before noon, April 29, 2015, President Barack Obama celebrated 55 finalists, teachers from around the country for the excellence and contributions to teaching the nation’s children. President Obama however, gave…

News April 29, 2015: Baltimore mother who slapped, took son from riots praised as Mother of the Year

Baltimore mother who slapped, took son from riots praised as Mother of the Year

April 29, 2015

A Baltimore mother caught on camera on Monday, April 27, 2015 taking her son out of the Baltimore riots before he could get in trouble with the law has been praised by all including lawmakers, Baltimore police commissioner, and…

Politics April 29, 2015: Hillary Clinton calls for criminal justice reform after Baltimore riots

Hillary Clinton calls for criminal justice reform after Baltimore riots

April 29, 2015

New 2016 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has officially responded to the Baltimore riots, and the death of African American Freddie Gray while in police custody in her first major policy speech as a candidate. Clinton delivered her remarks calling for…

Politics April 28, 2015: Bernie Sanders to challenge Hillary Clinton, will run for president as Democrat

Bernie Sanders to challenge Hillary Clinton, will run for president as Democrat

April 28, 2015

Hillary Clinton is going to have some company running for the Democratic presidential nomination; Independent Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders has decided to run for president as a Democrat. On Tuesday, April 28, 2015, Vermont Public Radio reported that…

Education April 28, 2015: Texas A&M Galveston professor fails whole class and quits, but it will not stick

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Texas A&M Galveston professor fails whole class and quits, but it will not stick

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, April 28, 2015, 4:42 PM MST

After a semester of abuse from his management students Texas A&M, Galveston, professor Irwin Horwitz sent them an email that he is failing all of them and quitting the class, April 23, 2015
After a semester of abuse from his management students Texas A&M, Galveston, professor Irwin Horwitz sent them an email that he is failing all of them and quitting the class, April 23, 2015
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Politics April 27, 2015: Bush leads Hillary Clinton in Virginia matchup remaining GOP candidates close

Bush leads Hillary Clinton in Virginia matchup remaining GOP candidates close

April 27, 2015

New polls are showing that despite the Democrats love affair with Hillary Clinton she is not faring well when it comes to potential general election matchups with her Republican opponents. A new poll released on Monday, April 27 from the…

Politics April 27, 2015: Loretta Lynch sworn in as 83rd Attorney General and first black woman

Loretta Lynch sworn in as 83rd Attorney General and first black woman

April 27, 2015

After more than five months after be nominated by President Barack Obama Loretta Lynch was finally sworn-in as Attorney General on Monday, April 27, 2015. In a ceremony helmed by Vice President Joe Biden Lynch finally replaced Eric Holder…

Politics April 26, 2015: Obama’s anger management issues at White House Correspondents’ Dinner speech

Obama’s anger management issues at White House Correspondents’ Dinner speech

April 26, 2015

President Barack Obama showed that under the cool no drama Obama veneer there are anger issues, simmering beneath the surface in his funny and sometimes-mean White House Correspondents’ Dinner speech. On Saturday evening, April 25, 2015 Obama delivered…

Politics April 25, 2015: Obama WH-Israel thaw continues on Yom Haatzmaut, but not towards Netanyahu

Obama WH-Israel thaw continues on Yom Haatzmaut, but not towards Netanyahu

April 25, 2015

After Congressional Democrats warned President Barack Obama and the administration, their harsh rhetoric towards Israel and its Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would cost the Democrats votes in the 2016 elections, Obama has been trying to placate and improve relations especially…

Politics April 25, 2015: Marco Rubio sees bumps in 2016 polls leads pack poses threat to Hillary Clinton

Marco Rubio sees bumps in 2016 polls leads pack poses threat to Hillary Clinton

April 25, 2015

Florida Senator Marco Rubio is seeing a bump in his numbers in three new polls, and is leading in two of the polls released this past week. Rubio is now in the front, and top tier of the 2016…

Politics April 24, 2015: Mitt Romney says Hillary Clinton’s latest donation scandal looks like bribery

Mitt Romney says Hillary Clinton’s latest donation scandal looks like bribery

April 24, 2015

Former 2012 Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney might not be running for president in 2016, but that is not stopping him from taking a high profile role in helping the GOP regain the White House, regardless of the candidate. Romney…

Politics April 23, 2015: Hillary Clinton continues poll domination amid questions of abuse of power

Hillary Clinton continues poll domination amid questions of abuse of power

April 23, 2015

Newly declared Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton continues her reign of the polls and 2016 field, but also is facing new scandals that question whether she abused her power as Secretary of State in exchange for donations to the Clinton…

Jewish Musings April 21, 2015: Women of the Wall triumph finally read from full size Torah scroll at Kotel

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Women of the Wall triumph finally read from full-size Torah scroll at Kotel

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Examiner.com, April 21, 2015, 10:46 AM MST

The Woman of the Wall (WoW) Nashot HaKotel read for the first time from a full sized Torah scroll in the women's section of the Kotel, Western Wall for Rosh Hodesh Iyar services, April 20, 2015

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News April 20, 2015: Veteran Michelle Manhart detained by police trying to save desecrated US flag

Veteran Michelle Manhart detained by police trying to save desecrated US flag

April 20, 2015
Air Force veteran turned Playboy model former U.S. Air Force instructor Staff Sgt. Michelle Manhart detained by police, but not charged when she resisted arrest on Friday, April 17, 2015 trying to save the American flag after it was…

News April 19, 2015: Actor Jonathan Crombie, Anne of Green Gables’ beloved Gilbert Blythe dies at 48

Actor Jonathan Crombie, Anne of Green Gables’ beloved Gilbert Blythe dies at 48

April 19, 2015

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie died suddenly of a brain hemorrhage on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in New York City at age 48. Crombie is best known for playing the beloved character Gilbert Blythe in the Canadian literary classic Anne of…

Politics April 19, 2015: GOP 2016 hopefuls address FITN Republican Leadership Summit bash Hillary Clinton

GOP 2016 hopefuls address FITN Republican Leadership Summit bash Hillary Clinton

April 19, 2015

The entire 2016 GOP presidential field was in New Hampshire on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, 2015 for the First-in-the-Nation Republican Leadership Summit in Nashua, where they made their case on the issues, criticized…

Politics April 19, 2015: George W. Bush admits he is a problem for brother Jeb’s presidential run

George W. Bush admits he is a problem for brother Jeb’s presidential run

April 19, 2015

Former President George W. Bush used his well-known self-deprecating humor to address the elephant in the room; his brother Jeb Bush’s major obstacle to winning the White House in 2016, summing it all up in…

Politics April 14, 2015: Marco Rubio announces presidential run calls 2016 generational choice

Marco Rubio announces presidential run calls 2016 generational choice

April 14, 2015

Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio has become the fourth 2016 presidential candidate to make his intentions official. Rubio made his announcement on Monday evening, April 13, 2015 in the grand hall of Miami, Florida’s Freedom Tower the Ellis…

Politics April 12, 2015: Hillary Clinton announces she is running for president GOP attacks her past

Hillary Clinton announces she is running for president GOP attacks her past

April 12, 2015

Democrat Hillary Clinton has made the worst kept secret official that she is running for president. Clinton made her announcement on Sunday afternoon, April 12, 2015 around 3 p.m. EDT via email to her supporters and by posting a…

Politics April 12, 2015: Obama and Democrats’ Jewish voter problem over Iran deal, Israel and Netanyahu

Obama and Democrats’ Jewish voter problem over Iran deal, Israel and Netanyahu

April 12, 2015

Jewish public opinion and support of President Barack Obama has never been more contentious as when the president celebrated his eighth Passover and his seventh in the White House on Friday, April 3, 2015. The recent announcement of the…