Randy Jackson leaving 'American Idol' Jackson out. Randy Jackson, the lone original "American Idol" judge, says he won't be returning to the Fox talent competition. "To put all of the speculation to the rest, after 12 years of judging on `American Idol,' I have decided to leave after this season," Jackson said in a statement Thursday. 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
President Obama GLEEFULLY Rejects GOP’s ‘Fake’ Ass Kissing During Private Fundraiser (DETAILS) According to The Washington Post, Issa recently sent out an ad mailer showing ... and states that the Republican representative is “pleased” that the president signed it. But Obama feels that the warm fuzzies in the mailer reflects a tone of ... 10/24/2016 - 11:08 am | View Link
Obama administration confirms double-digit premium hikes WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is confirming that ... Five days after Bob Dylan was named the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, no one knows how he feels about the prestigious award - not even the Nobel judges. Five days after Bob ... 10/24/2016 - 1:34 am | View Link
Obama's half-brother says he's voting for Trump lives in Washington DC. “I’m excited to be at the debate. Trump can make America great again,” Malik told The New York Post. Malik Obama expressed his disappointment in the Democratic party for what he feels was a mishandling of the situation ... 10/19/2016 - 2:18 pm | View Link
Why Trump is Bringing Obama’s Half-Brother to the Debate but that George himself feels that Kenyans should stop blaming the West and take more responsibility for their own situation. So right off the bat there are two easy angles: conservatives can claim that his own family doesn’t like the President or share ... 10/19/2016 - 1:01 am | View Link
Hillary Clinton slams Obama economy: 'Dream feels further and further out of reach' The dream of upward mobility that made this country a model for the world feels further and further out of reach ... to get our economy growing again," she said. Also from the Washington Examiner 10/17/2016 - 9:33 pm | View Link
Obama urges black community to 'march with me' While acknowledging the hard-hit black community and budding criticisms in its ranks, President Barack Obama said in a speech Saturday night to the ... 10/21/2016 - 11:33 pm | View Website
Michelle Obama Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is an American lawyer, writer, and First Lady of the United States. She is married to the 44th and current ... 10/20/2016 - 11:16 am | View Website
Barack Obama News, Photos and Opinion Get breaking news stories about Barack Obama, follow his presidency and re-election campaign, and share your toughts on the 44th U.S. president. 10/16/2016 - 7:54 am | View Website
Trump tells Post he is unwilling to say Obama was born in ... CANTON, Ohio — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said in an interview here that he remains unwilling to say that President Obama was born in the United ... 09/16/2016 - 3:14 am | View Website
A literary guide to hating Barack Obama Throughout the Obama presidency, a chorus of writers has stood stage right, reinterpreting the era but mainly eviscerating the man. A look inside the anti-Obama canon. 08/24/2016 - 7:55 pm | View Website
R. I. P. Tom Hayden. ¡Presente!
John Nichols at The Nation writes— Tom Hayden Taught Us How to Get Beyond Trump and Trumpism:
Hayden’s lifetime was devoted to challenging the dogmas of the right, and the false populism of conservative politicians who would exploit global uncertainty for domestic gain. As the primary author of the Port Huron Statement, Hayden reflected on how “discontented, super-patriotic groups would emerge through political channels and explain their ultra-conservatism as the best means of Victory over Communism.” And he explained how this politics “becomes an umbrella by which to protest liberalism, internationalism, welfarism, the active civil rights and labor movements.”
Tom Hayden never lost faith.
Hillary Clinton slammed the California National Guard and Pentagon on Monday for reportedly demanding solders who fought in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan a decade ago to return enlistment bonuses they received for their service. "I am appalled that National Guard officials are attempting to recoup money from soldiers who accepted bonuses a decade ago," the Democratic nominee said in a statement released Monday night in response to the reports, which first appeared in the Los Angeles Times.
Syrian children stand behind a fence at a refugee camp in the Kilis district of Gaziantep, Turkey (Credit: Getty/Ozan Kose)
Syrian child refugees are making clothes for British companies in Turkish sweatshops, according to an investigation by the BBC.
The refugees work in harsh conditions and often make just over $1.25 per hour, in violation of Turkish minimum wage laws.
“If anything happens to a Syrian, they will throw him away like a piece of cloth,” one refugee told reporters from the BBC program “Panorama.”
A 15-year-old refugee said he worked more than 12 hours a day ironing clothes, which were then shipped to the U.
PoliticoTrump's love affair with the polls is overPoliticoST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Donald Trump began and ended his rally here by recognizing a tall man standing in the top row of a packed outdoor amphitheater dressed as Abraham Lincoln, pointing up to the silhouette of “Honest Abe's” famous stovepipe hat
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