politics

Dinesh D’Souza Pleads Guilty to Violating Campaign Finance Law

Controversial Christian conservative Dinesh D’Souza has entered a guilty plea in a case involving the…

Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Public Prayer

Today, the Supreme Court finally weighed in on the hotly debated Town of Greece VS.…

James Woods Could Be America’s First Openly Atheist Congressman

If James Woods wins Arizona’s Congressional District 5, then he’ll be the nation’s first Congressman…

Bill Clinton ‘Wouldn’t Be Surprised’ If Aliens Came to Earth

Are we alone? That’s the question that has plagued mankind since the beginning. And no…

Minnesota Legislator’s NBA Tweet Was Not a Great Idea

The hard thing about Twitter is context. Twitter doesn’t have any. The words you tweet…

Obama Calls for Release of Imprisoned Christians Abroad

During the National Prayer Breakfast at the White House, President Barack Obama called for the…

Conservative Commenter Dinesh D’Souza Charged In Campaign Finance Fraud

Controversial conservative commenter and outspoken Christian Dinesh D’Souza has been indicted on charges of breaking…

This ‘New York Times Magazine’ Cover is Very, Uh, Interesting

As you may have heard, Hillary Clinton is all but a lock to be the…

President Obama Talks About Marijuana, Plays It Safe

With Colorado having transformed into a bastion of legal marijuana, The New Yorker sat down…

Chris Christie: I Was ‘Embarrassed and Humiliated’

The big question at the center of the George Washington Bridge-closing scandal detonating in New…

Chris Christie’s Top Staff Closed Down a Bridge for Revenge

New Jersey Governor and generally well-liked Republican Chris Christie is under the gun today, following…

Brace Yourself. Congressman Clay Aiken Is Coming

Sources are saying American Idol winner and Sonic the Hedgehog impersonator Clay Aiken is considering…

Merry Christmas From Sunny Obama

Whoops. Oh, well. There’s a lot to take in in this shot of a Christmas…

Love It or Hate It, Obamacare’s Website Is Up and Running

After what will probably go down as the biggest blunder of his presidency, President Barack…

Things in the Senate Are a Little Bonkers Right Now.

Not to overstate things, but the game done changed in the Senate. 52 Democrats voted…

President Obama Tells America to Stop Focusing on the Bloggers

President Barack Obama interrupted The Price Is Right to give a post-game recap of America’s…

3 Things You Need to Know About the Proposed Debt Ceiling Solution

Washington’s lawmakers seem to have finally gotten their (relative) act together and are preparing to…

Shutdown Watch 2013: Deal or No Deal?

It’s been fifteen days since America had a government operating at full capacity, and lawmakers…

Former San Diego Mayor Pleads Guilty

Bob Filner is the former Mayor of San Diego but has more recently been in…

The Shutdown, Summed Up in One Heartbreaking Photo

Alex Fitzpatrick of TIME came across this photo on Reddit, and called it “the absolute…

This Random Patriot Is Keeping D.C.’s Memorials Clean During the Shutdown

Heroes come in all forms. And when our nation’s elected lawmakers are held hostage by…

Government Shutdown: No Deal In Sight

Well, in case you were wondering about the status of Washington D.C., not much has…

Opting Out of Medicaid Expansion Leaves Millions of Poor Uninsured

One relatively undiscussed consequence of the Medicaid expansion opt-out 26 Republican-controlled states have chosen is…

World War II Vets Visit the DC Memorial, Shutdown or No Shutdown

World War II vets are among the very finest this nation has to offer. They’ve…

What Is a Government Shutdown and Will It Happen Today?

As you’re probably aware, Congress is (hopefully) scrambling to avoid a government shutdown today. If…

President Obama: “I Have Not Made a Final Decision” Regarding Syria

The U.S. military’s next steps regarding Syria remain unclear and President Barack Obama said in…

Chris Christie Bans ‘Gay Conversion Therapy’

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has been a mean streak of massive legislation lately. Friday,…

Anthony Weiner’s Dealing With More Trouble

It appears Anthony Weiner—the former U.S. Rep and current NYC mayoral candidate who, you remember,…

You Do Not Necessarily Have the Right to Remain Silent

In a lengthy write-up on a recent Supreme Court case, writers at Salon have detailed…

Everything You Need to Know About NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden

As you have doubtless heard, the man who blew the whistle on the NSA’s invasive…

Michelle Obama Shuts Down the Hecklers

Recent FLOTUSes have not been known for being particularly fiery, and Michelle Obama wasn’t an…

Lawmakers Use the Bible to Defend Food Stamp Cuts

It may come as a small comfort that lawmakers are still using the Bible to…

The Minnesota Senate Has Voted to Legalize Gay Marriage

Minnesota’s State Senate just passed same-sex marriage, a week after their House did the same.…

The IRS Allegedly Targeted Conservative Groups for Audits

An IRS watchdog group delivered a stunner this week, unearthing reports that the Internal Revenue…

New Benghazi Hearings Call Night’s Events Back Into Question

The Administration’s official position on the events that took place in Benghazi on September 11…

Can Our Mental Health Care System be Healed?

Global poverty, sex trafficking, slavery, unfair wages, child labor, environmental exploitation—I’m proud to see and…

Rhode Island’s State Senate Votes to Legalize Gay Marriage

Rhode Island’s Senate has voted 26 to 12 to allow gay couples to get married…

We Can All Agree Obama’s Plan for Keeping His Kids From Getting Tattoos Is Pretty Good

There are so few things anyone can agree on about politics these days. Throw two…

Young Men, Violence and National Tragedy

The Boston Marathon bombing. Gang rape in India. The Sandy Hook shooting. Piracy in Somalia.…

Chechen Leader Ramzan Kadyrov Has Released a Statement on the Boston Bombing Suspects

Ramzan Karimov is the Head of the Chechen Republic—the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects’ nation…