Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for uttering ‘climate change’ A Florida state employee has been reprimanded and told not to come to work after Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) administration banned the use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” Earlier this month, reports said that officials in the Scott administration ordered Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) administrators not to use the terms in documents or meetings because they asserted that the climate science behind global warming was not a “true fact.” More
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
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Marco Rubio has the qualilfying resume to be president - Examiner.com Monday and by Tuesday the praise and ... certain to enter the GOP race; ... Hispanic voters have hurt Republicans ... of silver tongued Barack ... 04/16/2015 - 11:47 am | View Link
Marco Rubio has the qualilfying resume to be president The Florida Republican senator announced his candidacy on Monday and by Tuesday the praise and warm wishes were filtering in ... with former governor Jeb Bush almost certain to enter the GOP race; two men running from the same state will dilute campaign ... 04/16/2015 - 4:27 am | View Link
Christie rips Obama’s ‘dangerous’ foreign policy, defends post-Sandy praise Chris Christie, in an extensive interview with Fox News, defended his public praise of President Obama ... rejected the notion that this in any way hurt Mitt Romney in the race, citing statements from the GOP nominee himself. “I’ve seen him publicly ... 03/31/2014 - 3:24 pm | View Link
President Obama's big immigration reform speech: Did it help or hurt? President Obama on Tuesday delivered a forceful speech ... Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), the GOP's point man on the Senate plan, earlier in the day won heaps of praise for his efforts from none other than Rush Limbaugh, an indication of how effectively Rubio ... 01/28/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Lugar defeat fits Obama campaign narrative on GOP Also quick to praise Lugar was longtime colleague Vice ... and that Romney would take back the White House for the GOP. He also acknowledged that he was hurt by his support for Obama initiatives such as like the auto industry rescue, the START treaty ... 05/9/2012 - 3:30 am | View Link
Obama Praise Taints GOP's Romney, Huntsman Actually, Obama and company offer the plaudits precisely because of that threat. What the praise is really meant to do is taint the potent challengers with a liberal patina that will hurt them with the conservative base as they seek the Republican nomination. 03/8/2011 - 8:27 am | View Link
POLITICO Playbook JOHN LEGEND talks civil rights in 21st century, then performs ‘All of Me’ at POLITICO’s opening party 04/27/2015 - 9:20 am | View Website
Obama Is Ruining Republicans’ Favorite Line on Climate Change Jeb Bush and other leading Republicans might have to find a new line on climate change. Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images 04/26/2015 - 6:54 pm | View Website
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Campaign | TheHill The Manhattan Institute’s Avik Roy will join the former Texas governor's likely campaign. 04/26/2015 - 3:12 pm | View Website
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NEW YORK -- Jane Goodall wants to see SeaWorld go extinct.
The 81-year-old primatologist said whales and dolphins should never be held in captivity, and that the entertainment company known for its orca shows should be shuttered.
“They definitely should be closed down,” Goodall said in an interview with The Huffington Post earlier this month.
When Massachusetts became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage in 2003, America's major religious denominations didn’t offer much support.
Now, more than a decade later, religious attitudes toward LGBT rights have shifted dramatically. Not only are people of faith more vocal about their support for marriage equality, but they are, at times, willing to contradict official church doctrine to express those views.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments from a group of cases that challenge same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 26 (Reuters) - Thomas Del Beccaro, a former chairman of the California Republican Party, announced on Sunday that he would seek the U. S. Senate seat being vacated in 2016 by Democrat Barbara Boxer. Del Beccaro joined a small pool of Republican candidates in a long-shot race in the lopsidedly Democratic state.