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
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Keystone XL pipeline to be delayed TransCanada Corp. says the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more than its current $5.3 billion price-tag as it continues to await U.S. government approval. TransCanada had been sticking to its late 2014 or early 2015 start-up target, but the regulatory process has dragged on. More
Romney’s conflicting remarks on Solyndra-like investments “Well, that [Konarka investment] was a loan that was approved by the prior administration. The governor made it clear that his philosophy was that government should not be in the business of venture investing.” — Romney campaign adviser Eric ... 08/5/2012 - 11:00 pm | View Link
Romney asks Peeping Toms to join bedroom surveillance team Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney (R) says he is determined to repeal and replace President Obama's national health care overhaul even if it takes the support of a few Democrats to get it done. View Photo Gallery :With the Republican... 06/6/2012 - 4:23 am | View Link
CREDIT: AP Photo/Seth Perlman On the heels of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s (I) infamous failed attempt to ban large sodas, New York City officials are trying their hand at nutrition policy again. This time, they’ve set their sights on a more specific target: the free toys that come with high-calorie kids’ meals at fast food restaurants.
Notice what's wrong with this lede from the AP's Donna Cassata?
President Barack Obama's unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an election-year minus and Republicans increasingly talk about fixing it instead of repealing.
To be fair to Cassata, the rest of the article is actually pretty informative, but what's happening here isn't just that Democrats are seeing Obamacare as "less of an election-year minus"—it's that now that Obamacare is delivering tangible results, Democrats are seeing it as an election-year plus.
Just what this country needs: Another race baiting, right-wing idiot weighing in on the Ferguson situation in a most heinous and racist light. Ted Nugent, the hard-core right-wing fool, has posted a list of white people who've been murdered by black people on his Facebook page -- to "prove" some sort of reverse racism, I guess.
Senate Majority leader is famous for his occasional impolitic comment – like when he suggested he could smell the sweaty tourists coming into the Capitol Building in the summer.
Now he has been caught on tape poking fun at Asian-Americans, according to USA TODAY.
Reid said the “Asian population is so productive… I don’t think you’re smarter than everybody else, but you’ve convinced a lot of us you are.”
From the August 22 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered:Previously:
Conservative media smear Obama for purported overseas "apology tour"
The "Apology Tour" Lie Fox News Built
Fox Won't Let Go Of Ridiculous Myth That Obama "Apologized" For America