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
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
I Haven’t Got Time for the ’Paign - Slate Magazine ” and Jeb is an “ introvert ;” Marco Rubio counts as “ young ... Post , CNN, Huffington Post , Vox , the Atlantic , and Vice . Alas, such a 07/5/2015 - 7:46 am | View Link
Presidential Candidates Get Graded on Marijuana: Guess Who Passed ... - AlterNet.org Post , April 7, 2014 Joe Biden, Grade: D The vice president has not ... about these things." Fox News , Jan. 2, 2014 Marco Rubio, Grade: D 07/5/2015 - 7:09 am | View Link
GOP committing suicide by ignoring 'winning' issue'? - WorldNetDaily ... and support for deportation among CEOs, CFOs, vice presidents and other ... Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is one of eight Republicans and four Democrats ... 07/5/2015 - 5:15 am | View Link
How Bernie Sanders threatens to derail Hillary’s coronation - New York Post Johnson bowed out, Bobby Kennedy jumped in, as did Vice President Hubert ... Perry mumbled disagreement, but late Friday Marco Rubio finally ... 07/4/2015 - 12:16 pm | View Link
Rubio and Christie went to Romney’s house for a sleepover - New York Post First Draft: Romney Criticizes Trump for Remarks on Mexican ... - New York Times 07/4/2015 - 9:06 am | View Link
The Koch Brothers Are Backing Away From Donald Trump Other leading GOP candidates including Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Scott Walker were all invited and plan to address the donors. "The good news is that Donald Trump doesn't need the Koch brothers, and he can do this perfectly without their ... 07/29/2015 - 6:24 am | View Link
5 Awful Things Donald Trump's Said Lately Trump would “love” to have Sarah Palin in his administration Trump sat for an interviewon the Palin Update, a radio show for Palin aficionados, where he agreed with the idea of the one-time Republican vice presidential nominee entering the White ... 07/29/2015 - 5:56 am | View Link
Hillary calls Planned Parenthood scandal ‘disturbing’ Why do you think she deleted her emails?” Rubio the South Carolina sleeper? - NYT: “…if there is one group that encapsulates what [Sen. Marco Rubio’s] base is, it would probably be the Republican voters of South Carolina. The electorate here ... 07/29/2015 - 4:19 am | View Link
This might be Joe Biden’s moment President Obama is known to be very fond of his vice president, to whom he has frequently turned ... In Iowa, for instance, Clinton captures 36 percent of the vote against 44 percent for Rubio; Biden wins 37 percent. In Virginia, Biden runs even with ... 07/29/2015 - 3:54 am | View Link
Fox lowers threshold for early debate Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). Story Continued Below The announcement by Michael Clemente, Fox News Executive Vice President, News ... Scott Walker, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson, New ... 07/28/2015 - 10:31 pm | View Link
Marco Rubio Marco Antonio Rubio (born May 28, 1971) is the junior United States Senator from Florida, serving since January 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he previously ... 07/28/2015 - 5:47 pm | View Website
Poll: Clinton tops Bush, Rubio among Hispanic voters for ... July 01, 2013, 05:19 pm Poll: Clinton tops Bush, Rubio among Hispanic voters for 2016 07/28/2015 - 1:05 am | View Website
Walker: Supporters have suggested 2016 ticket with Rubio ... “Quite a few people ... have made that suggestion,” the Wisconsin governor said. 07/24/2015 - 9:41 pm | View Website
Marco Rubio Heckled By Immigration Protesters WASHINGTON -- Immigration activists interrupted Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-Fla.) speech at an annual conference of conservatives in the nation's capital on ... 06/17/2015 - 9:49 pm | View Website
Walker toys with Rubio as VP suggestion Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has not even declared for the presidency, but already, the likely Republican presidential candidate has heard ideas about his ... 06/12/2015 - 3:47 am | View Website
Vox's Jonathan Allen suggested that House Benghazi Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy knew about the request to the Justice Department regarding Hillary Clinton's email practices "at least a day" before The New York Times published its botched story relying on anonymous sources that "had it wrong" according to "a top-ranking editor directly involved" with the report.
The Department of Justice dropped 29 federal racketeering charges on Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.) and a handful of close associates this morning, claiming that he diverted campaign and charitable funds to cover the cost of a failed mayoral run and to pay off his son's student loans. Investigators have been circling Chattah for years.
A RedState.com blog post claimed that deceptively-edited videos from an anti-choice group smearing Planned Parenthood demonstrate that the organization is "our Auschwitz."
The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released a third video on July 28 claiming to show Planned Parenthood officials engaging in a "black market in baby parts." Like the two deceptively-edited videos previously released by CMP, the latest video once again features strategically-edited conversations that merely show that Planned Parenthood is being reimbursed for costs associated with the procurement of fetal tissue, which federal law allows.
A July 29 RedState.com blog post used the highly-edited videos to call Planned Parenthood "our Auschwitz." Writing that Planned Parenthood is "outpacing" the Nazis, the post claimed that for the organization "extinction is not enough.
Hillary Clinton gave her worst answer yet on the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday, saying she wouldn't comment because the decision was up to President Obama and she didn't want to "second-guess" him. Then she added this:
“If it’s undecided when I become president, I will answer your question,” she said.