Politics May 31, 2015: Senate advances Patriot Act reform bill Rand Paul wins NSA programs expire

Senate advances Patriot Act reform bill Rand Paul wins NSA programs expire

May 31, 2015

Just as three aspects of the National Security Agency’s data collection program part of the Patriot are set to expire at midnight, the Senate voted to advance the reform bill, the USA Freedom Act on Sunday afternoon, May…

Politics May 31, 2015: Vice President Joe Biden’s son Beau Biden dies of brain cancer tributes pour in

Vice President Joe Biden’s son Beau Biden dies of brain cancer tributes pour in

May 31, 2015

Another tragedy has befallen the Biden family, Vice President Joe Biden’s sonBeau Biden diedSaturday, May 30, 2015 of brain cancer the Vice President’s office confirmed his death and issued a statement. The…

Politics May 30, 2015: Martin O’Malley announces Democratic presidential bid with progressive message

Martin O’Malley announces Democratic presidential bid with progressive message

May 30, 2015

The Democratic field is slowly growing with former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley joined the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. O’Malley, 52 launched his presidential campaign on Saturday morning, May 30, 2015 at an event in…

Politics May 29, 2015: Paula Jones calls Hillary Clinton a liar warns about allowing Bill back into WH

Paula Jones calls Hillary Clinton a liar warns about allowing Bill back into WH

May 29, 2015

Hillary Clinton cannot escape scandal both past and present those of her own, but also those of her husband former President Bill Clinton. A blast from the Clinton scandal filled past Paula Jones has given her first interview since 2001…

Politics May 28, 2015: Five GOP candidates tied top new 2016 poll Hillary Clinton the big winner

Five GOP candidates tied top new 2016 poll Hillary Clinton the big winner

May 28, 2015

Voters are undecided about the large and still growing Republican field seeking the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. Five candidates tied for first place in a new Quinnipiac University poll with only 10 percent support each, the remaining candidates in the…

Politics May 28, 2015: Former NY Gov George Pataki announces presidential campaign joins GOP field

Former NY Gov George Pataki announces presidential campaign joins GOP field

May 28, 2015

Another day another presidential campaign announcement, Republican and former governor of New York George Pataki announced on Thursday morning, May 28, 2015 in a video that he is running for president. In the four-minute video posted on his campaign…

Politics May 28, 2015: Rick Santorum launches second presidential bid aimed at blue-collar workers

Rick Santorum launches second presidential bid aimed at blue-collar workers

May 28, 2015

Republican former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who was the runner-up in the 2012 Republican presidential contest, announced that he is running again for president becoming the seventh Republican to declare their candidacy. Santorum confirmed his intentions in an ABC…

Politics May 27, 2015: State Department announces Hillary Clinton emails release schedule

State Department announces Hillary Clinton emails release schedule

May 27, 2015

Almost every 60 days the State Department will release new batches of Hillary Clinton emails from her tenure as Secretary of State according a schedule filed in federal court on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. The next batch will be released…

Politics May 27, 2015: Bernie Sanders launches presidential campaign promises political revolution

Bernie Sanders launches presidential campaign promises political revolution

May 27, 2015

Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has officially launched his 2016 campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, promising a political revolution. The Vermont family affair kickoff on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 seemed like country fair or summer festival meets political rally…

Politics May 27, 2015: Federal appeals court rules against Obama’s immigration executive actions

Federal appeals court rules against Obama’s immigration executive actions

May 27, 2015

A Federal Appeals court ruled against President Barack Obama and the Justice Department representing him on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. In a 2-1 ruling the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the Obama administration’s request…

Politics May 26, 2015: Obama highlights ‘especially meaningful’ Memorial Day in Arlington ceremony

Obama highlights ‘especially meaningful’ Memorial Day in Arlington ceremony

May 26, 2015

At this year’s Memorial Day ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia President Barack Obama emphasized that it is historic as it is the first Memorial Day in 14 years, where American troops are not fighting a ground…

Politics May 26, 2015: Republican Ohio Gov John Kasich plans presidential bid does not want to be VP

Republican Ohio Gov John Kasich plans presidential bid does not want to be VP

May 26, 2015

Another Republican plans to run for president, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is the latest looking to join the already crowded 2016 field looking to win the Republican presidential nomination. Kasich appeared on ABC News’ This Week on Sunday, May…

Politics May 26, 2015: Ben Carson wins Southern Republican Leadership Conference straw poll by large margin

Carson wins Southern Republican Leadership Conference straw poll by large margin

May 26, 2015

The three-day Southern Republican Leadership Conference crowned the winner of their straw poll on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on the last day of their conference. Beating out all the…

Politics May 26, 2015: Obama tries to sell Iran deal Palestinian state to Jewish community

Obama tries to sell Iran deal Palestinian state to Jewish community

May 26, 2015

In what was supposed to be a speech emphasizing anti-Semitism and at event for American Jewish Heritage Month and Solidarity Shabbath, President Barack Obama spent more time trying to sell his impending nuclear deal with Iran and a Palestinian…

Politics May 26, 2015: Canadian PM Stephen Harper shows solidarity with Israel at Montreal Jewish Community Council gala

Harper shows solidarity with Israel at Montreal Jewish Community Council gala

May 26, 2015

The Jewish Community Council of Montreal (Vaad Ha’ir) feted Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper for his unwavering and staunch support to Canadian Jewry and Israel. Harper was the honoree at the Jewish kosher certification organization’s first…

Politics May 26, 2015: Senate fails to extend Patriot Act NSA surveillance program begins shutting down

Senate fails to extend Patriot Act NSA surveillance program begins shutting down

May 26, 2015

The National Security Agency began shutting down their telephone data surveillance program, as the Senate failed to advance the two-month USA Patriot Act extension and the House’s reform bill the USA Freedom Act. The extension and…

Politics May 26, 2015: Obama victory Senate passes fast track trade bill sends it to House

Obama victory Senate passes fast track trade bill sends it to House

May 26, 2015
The Senate moved one-step closer to giving President Barack Obama the authority to fast track trade deals. Friday evening, May 22, 2015 the Senate passed the six-year fast track trade bill, the Trade Promotion Authority Act (TPA…

Politics May 25, 2015: Republican Sen Lindsey Graham set to announce presidential campaign on June 1

Republican Sen Lindsey Graham set to announce presidential campaign on June 1

May 25, 2015

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina announced that he will make his formal presidential campaign on June 1, 2015. Graham appeared on CBS This Morning on Monday, May 18, 2015 where he first announced that he decided to run…

Politics May 25, 2015: Bernie Sanders hosting official campaign launch in Burlington Vermont

Bernie Sanders hosting official campaign launch in Burlington Vermont

May 25, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate and Independent Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders is finally having his formal campaign launch event on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 almost a month after declaring his candidacy. The campaign “kickoff” event is expected to represent…

Politics May 25, 2015: Republicans and Democrats set primary debates schedule only top 10 GOP to debate

Republicans and Democrats set primary debates schedule only top 10 GOP to debate

May 25, 2015

The busy primary debate season is set to start. Both the Republican National Committee (RNC) and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) have announced their schedules for the primary debates. The RNC announced there would be nine debates back in January…

Politics May 22, 2015: State Department releases 296 Hillary Clinton heavily redacted Benghazi emails

State Department releases 296 Hillary Clinton heavily redacted Benghazi emails

May 22, 2015

The public can now finally see former Secretary of State and now 2016 Democratic candidate’s Hillary Clinton’s emails from the time of the Benghazi terror attacks in September 2012. The State Department released on Friday, May…

Politics May 21, 2015: Hillary Clinton’s official campaign launch event set for June 13, joins LinkedIn

Hillary Clinton’s official campaign launch event set for June 13, joins LinkedIn

May 21, 2015

Democratic presidential candidate and frontrunner Hillary Clinton had a big day on social media on Thursday, May 21, 2015. First, Clinton joined the job search site LinkedIn posting her profile and articles about her commitment to small business in the…

Politics May 21, 2015: Is Romney still secretly planning a presidential run? Clarifies 2016 plans

Is Romney still secretly planning a presidential run? Clarifies 2016 plans

May 21, 2015

Former 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney wants to clear any residue expectations that he might still run for president in 2016, the answer is definitely no. Romney spoke to entertainment news show “Extra’s” Mario Lopez…

Politics May 21, 2015: Rand Paul filibusters for 10 hrs against Patriot Act, McConnell schedules vote

Rand Paul filibusters for 10 hrs against Patriot Act, McConnell schedules vote

May 21, 2015

Kentucky Senator and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul could not break his own 2013 filibuster record, but he tried. On Wednesday afternoon May 20, 2015 at 1:18 p.m. Paul took to the Senate floor to give…

Politics May 21, 2015: Senate votes to advance fast track trade bill

Senate votes to advance fast track trade bill

May 21, 2015
The Senate is making progress on the fast track trade bill before the one-week Memorial Day recess and are now on track to passing the bill and sending it to the House of Representatives. The Senate voted 62…