Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
Top Editors Abruptly Leave Village Voice Will Bourne, who became editor in chief of The Village Voice in November, and Jessica Lustig, the deputy editor since January, are leaving the weekly publication. They met with the staff at 11 a.m. on Thursday and said that Christine Brennan, executive editor of Voice Media Group, had instructed them to lay off or drastically reduce the roles of five employees on the 20-person staff. More
Yahoo Close to Hiring Departing AOL Executive Yahoo is expected soon to hire a new chief of its crucial Americas division from Internet rival AOL Inc., said a person familiar with the matter. Ned Brody, who was the top advertising-sales executive at AOL, has resigned from the post to pursue "other opportunities," AOL said on Thursday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. More
Rutgers lawyer resigns as board looks at issues A Rutgers University lawyer resigned Thursday amid growing anger that he was still employed after approving a decision in December to suspend rather than fire basketball coach Mike Rice, even though he was aware of a video showing the coach hitting, kicking and taunting players.... More
Astro Bob blog: Oh No, Not Daylight Saving Time Again Watch out! Here it comes. Daylight Saving Time returns this Sunday at 2 a.m. An exercise in delayed gratification, "springing forward" means losing an hour of morning sleep we won't reclaim until Sunday, Nov. 6. That's not all - the stars take a big step back. 03/10/2016 - 2:22 pm | View Link
Disney’s Bob Iger May Take Home a $60 Million Bonus With Walt Disney Co. extending Chief Executive Robert Iger’s contract by two years, he also stands to leave in 2018 with a bonus as large as $60 million, reports the Los Angeles Times’ Company Town. “According to a filing with the Securities and ... 10/5/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Nebraska native Bob Gray, influential Washington lobbyist, dies at 92 native who died Friday at 92, housed his elite lobbying firm, Gray and Co., in the Washington building known as the Power House. Once the site of electric ... "the man in the black tuxedo with snow-white hair and a smile like a diamond." 04/23/2014 - 6:31 am | View Link
White House Counsel Bob Bauer to step down Bauer “did a really great job of focusing the White House counsel’s office on the mission of being the president’s lawyers first, ensuring the administration was accomplishing its goals consistent with the law and giving advice about how to make that ... 06/2/2011 - 8:54 am | View Link
Bob Bauer stepping down as White House counsel Reporting from Washington — White House Counsel Bob Bauer is stepping down from his West Wing post, the Obama administration announced Thursday. Bauer will return to private practice at the firm Perkins Coie, where he will continue to advise ... 06/2/2011 - 6:24 am | View Link
Politics-govt Renowned Christian leader Dr. James Dobson gave his official nod to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump by endorsing his bid for the White House, dubbing him ... 07/25/2016 - 3:16 pm | View Website
Big Government Articles “I’m a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order,” Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared to America at the Republication National Convention in ... 07/25/2016 - 12:50 am | View Website
Amanda Coyne Next holiday season, the U.S. Capitol will have a tree from Alaska for the first time. In 2015, the tree will be chopped down from the Chugach National Forest, unless ... 07/24/2016 - 8:50 am | View Website
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On Wednesday, ABC News reporter David Muir asked Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA-D) if calling Donald Trump a racist isn’t just “calling him a name, too.” In video posted on Twitter by Media Matters researcher Brendan Karet, Muir asked, “During your speech, Donald Trump sent out a
California Governor Jerry Brown will be speaking tonight at the Democratic National Convention on climate change.
Vice President Joe Biden will speak.
And President Barack Obama will deliver what is being called an optimistic 30-minute address that was a month and six drafts in the making. Among other things, he will say, according to excerpts obtained by CNN:
"As I've traveled this country, through all 50 states; as I've rejoiced with you and mourned with you, what I've also seen, more than anything, is what is right with America," he will say.
In an exclusive interview with Mother Jones, Nina Turner, a prominent Bernie Sanders delegate and surrogate, explained why she was at the center of the latest storm at the Democratic convention.
For the past day, Sanders delegates have been complaining that Turner, a former Ohio state senator, was somehow dissed by the Hillary Clinton campaign.
President Barack Obama will tell Americans Wednesday that no one has ever been more qualified to be in the Oval Office than Hillary Clinton, placing his legacy in the hands of his one-time bitter rival.
USA TODAYGrowing anger on trade makes Midwest key battleground in Trump-Clinton raceUSA TODAYPHILADELPHIA – Angst over trade is rusting the lock Democrats have enjoyed on the industrial Midwest in recent presidential elections, turning the region into perhaps the central battleground in the contest between Democrat Hillary Clinton and For Wolf, spotlight comes with a mission: Help Clinton win Pa.
Crain's New York BusinessMichael Bloomberg to endorse Hillary Clinton at DNCCrain's New York BusinessMichael Bloomberg, who was elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, will speak at the Democratic National Convention to endorse Hillary Clinton for president. Spokesman Marc LaVorgna says Bloomberg will make the endorsement speech and more »