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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
Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. 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
The Daily 202: Stop underestimating Trump. ‘Brexit’ vote shows ... - Washington Post June 23, 2016 Republican fans chanting "Marco Rubio" at pitcher ... for Washington Governor Jay Inslee and the DCCC. Vice President Biden is in 06/24/2016 - 9:16 am | View Link
Unlike most people accused of dishonesty, Clinton and Trump are true ... - Coastline Pilot ... say something I strongly disagree with.” In 1988 GOP presidential candidate Bob Dole demanded that Vice President George Bush “stop lying... 06/24/2016 - 8:16 am | View Link
The Awkard Love Story of Trump and American Evangelicals - Atlantic Monthly Marco Rubio came in a close second; ... Tony Suarez, the executive vice president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, was 06/24/2016 - 7:40 am | View Link
Obama Comforts Orlando After Massacre That Reshaped Campaign - Bloomberg President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met in Orlando with survivors ... was joined aboard Air Force One by Senator Marco Rubio of ... 06/16/2016 - 3:05 pm | View Link
Rubio Joins Obama on Air Force One to Visit Orlando Families - Roll Call Online ... s jet touched down around 12:45 p.m. (EDT), a Rubio aide confirmed the ... He flew down earlier with Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.As the ... 06/16/2016 - 2:11 pm | View Link
Poll: Bernie Sanders, Marco Rubio would provide biggest VP boosts WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) --A new poll finds Sens. Bernie Sanders and Marco Rubio would provide the biggest boosts to their respective party tickets if they were named vice presidential nominees. Unfortunately for the presumptive nominees, Hillary Clinton ... 06/24/2016 - 6:42 am | View Link
US Senator Rubio to seek re-election in Florida Shameful is the only word that can be used to describe Marco Rubio considering - at this moment - a run for Senate after he's promised to roll back all the gains LGBTQ people have made, ' said HRC JoDee Winterhof, HRC Senior Vice President of Policy and ... 06/23/2016 - 7:28 pm | View Link
Report: Rich Kid Democratic Challenger for Marco Rubio's Senate Seat Vastly Overstated His Business Experience But that support, according to CBS, also included acquiring the small business of which Murphy later claimed to be the owner, when in fact he was installed as vice president—for no more than five months. Murphy acknowledged that the company, Coastal ... 06/23/2016 - 5:15 pm | View Link
Poll: Sanders, Rubio Lead for VP Picks The Monmouth University survey released Thursday tested six possible vice presidential picks from each party to see who attracted voters — and who'd hurt the ticket. For Hillary Clinton: 39 percent would be more likely to vote Democratic with Sanders on ... 06/23/2016 - 9:56 am | View Link
Inside the Republican courtship of Marco Rubio One day the Senate was 50-50, with Richard Cheney, the Republican vice president, giving the GOP the majority and all the chairmen’s gavels and control of the agenda. The next day, Thomas Daschle (D-S.D.), became the Senate majority leader and all the ... 06/23/2016 - 1:14 am | View Link
Florida GOP vice chair: Rubio 'f---ing hates me ... ORLANDO, Fla. — Donald Trump's Florida campaign chairman, Joe Gruters, was voted in as vice chair of the Republican Party of Florida in January 2015, and the GOP ... 06/19/2016 - 2:54 pm | View Website
Marco Rubio Hints At Susana Martinez As Possible Vice ... Rubio hints at Martinez for VP, feeding the hopes of a Mexican-American electorate eager for a candidate. 06/17/2016 - 10:31 am | View Website
Marco Rubio: ‘I’m Not Going To Be Vice President’ Sen. Marco Rubio says he would not accept the job of Vice President if it’s offered it by the eventual Republican nominee. “I’m not going to be the Vice ... 06/17/2016 - 9:06 am | View Website
Christie, Rubio Most Likely GOP Vice Presidential Candidates If you’re curious why the candidates were tripping over themselves to out-praise Marco Rubio, Florida’s Republican junior senator, at the last debate, look no ... 06/16/2016 - 5:49 pm | View Website
Trump Floats Rubio, Kasich, Walker as Vice President Picks He was asked if Rubio was a potential vice president choice for him. “There are people I have in mind in terms of vice president. I just haven’t told anybody ... 06/16/2016 - 4:16 pm | View Website
Some of the web’s biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove extremist content from their sites, according to two people familiar with the process. The move is a major step forward for internet companies that are eager to eradicate violent propaganda from their sites and are under pressure to do […]
Opposition leaders in Venezuela said Friday they have finished authenticating signatures on a petition to recall President Nicolas Maduro, and have met the threshold needed for a referendum on removing him from office. “The number of signatures has clearly exceeded the minimum needed,” said Vicente Bello, coordinator for the referendum effort.
For over a hundred years, Wisconsin had a civil service code which was the yardstick to which other states and governments measured themselves by. It was created in response to the heavy cronyism, nepotism and corporate corruption in the state at the time. It was meant to ensure good government and that "Only the best shall serve."
Last year, Scott Walker and his Republican cohorts gutted these civil service protections.
The state of Arizona is unable to carry out any executions after the Department of Corrections announced it would not use a drug involved in a two-hour lethal injection process, the Arizona Republic reported. Officials said in a document filed on Friday that because the department lacked enough midazolam to use in lethal injections and […]
Hillary Clinton's campaign on Friday tried to frame the Brexit vote fallout as a leadership test, and the latest opportunity to paint Donald Trump as unfit for the Oval Office. But Democrats outside her campaign said the strength of the “Leave” bloc in economically frustrated regions of Britain — a shock after polls showed both sides equally positioned for a victory — could be a cause for concern at home, where economically struggling voters have also been energized by Trump's anti-immigrant, anti-establishment rhetoric.“There are some warning signs,” said former New Mexico Gov.
Washington PostTim Kaine is sitting pretty in Hillary Clinton's veepstakesWashington PostIf Hillary Clinton had to pick her vice presidential running mate today, I think she'd pick Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine. Here's why. The defining trait of Clinton's political career is caution. She doesn't ever leap before she looks -- and looks and looks