Politics

Dick Morris Out at Fox, Visits CNN

Dick Morris Out at Fox, Visits CNN

With news breaking Tuesday that long-time Fox News analyst Dick Morris has not had his contract renewed by the cable network, all eyes are turning to Morris’ upcoming appearance on CNN Wednesday night. Morris is slated to join CNN’s Piers Morgan for his 9 p.m. (EST) show to discuss his mysterious disappearance from Fox since […]

Iranian Oops: US may have broken own sanctions by buying Tehran’s oil

Iranian Oops: US may have broken own sanctions by buying Tehran’s oil

There is a high probability that US sanctions against Iran have been violated by its own army. Part of the $1.55 billion in fuel the US bought from Turkmenistan for the Afghan army in the last five years may have originated in Iran. A report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) suggested […]

Ed Koch, Symbol of New York, Passes

Ed Koch, Symbol of New York, Passes

Edward I. Koch, the outspoken three-term New York mayor who led the biggest U.S. city from the brink of bankruptcy in the late 1970s and boosted the spirits of crime-weary residents, has died. He was 88. As mayor and after leaving office, Koch became one of the nation’s most influential Democrats, advocating for issues he […]

Senators release blueprint for Obama’s immigration reform

Senators release blueprint for Obama’s immigration reform

A group of bipartisan senators is on Monday announcing an immigration reform plan that would provide a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants while also tightening border security. Eight lawmakers – four of which are Democrats and four of which are Republicans – worked together on this legislation, which addresses issues they have […]

Thousands march for gun control in Washington

Thousands march for gun control in Washington

Amid growing national debate over gun violence, thousands of people marched in Washington on Saturday to press Congress and state legislators to back gun control measures. The marchers were joined by some 100 residents of Newtown, Connecticut, where a mass elementary school shooting left 20 first-graders and six teachers dead. People in the crowd were […]

Homeland Security’s Napolitano invokes 9/11 to push for CISPA 2.0

Homeland Security’s Napolitano invokes 9/11 to push for CISPA 2.0

In an attempt to scare the public with a looming cyber attack on US infrastructure, US Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is once again pushing Congress to pass legislation allowing the government to have greater control over the Internet. Napolitano issued the warnings Thursday, claiming that inaction could result in a “cyber 9/11” attack that could […]

New Congress even wealthier after millionaire freshmen join its ranks

New Congress even wealthier after millionaire freshmen join its ranks

The 113th Congress has become wealthier than the last, with incoming freshmen bringing in a median net worth of $1,066,515 each — about $1 million more than that of the average American. While US citizens are getting poorer and increasingly applying for food stamps, the nation’s legislators are getting richer. Freshmen members of the 113th […]