12 hrs ago
The Expanding World of Poverty Capitalism
The Expanding World of Poverty Capitalism - In Orange County, Calif., the probation department's "supervised electronic confinement program," which monitors the movements of low-risk offenders, has been outsourced to a private company, Sentinel Offender Services.
18 hrs ago
Remarks by the President to the American Legion National Convention
Remarks by the President to the American Legion National Convention - THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Texas v. Perry Emerges From Layers of Political Turmoil
Texas v. Perry Emerges From Layers of Political Turmoil - AUSTIN, Tex. - The trail to Rick Perry's indictment began with way too many drinks and a drunken-driving arrest for Rosemary Lehmberg, the Travis County district attorney, that was captured in embarrassing detail on videotape.
GAO finds no fault with 'social cost of carbon'
GAO finds no fault with 'social cost of carbon' - A government probe into the metric used by federal agencies to measure the "social cost of carbon" found no evidence that it was improperly developed, investigators said Monday.
Is The Polling Industry In Stasis Or In Crisis?
Is The Polling Industry In Stasis Or In Crisis? - There is no shortage of reasons to worry about the state of the polling industry.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
SAS and US special forces forming hunter killer unit to 'smash...
SAS and US special forces forming hunter killer unit to 'smash Islamic State' - Task Force Black will aim to "cut the head off the snake" by hitting the command structure of the Islamist terror group responsible for a trail of destruction - Elite British and US special forces troops The day's must-read political news and opinion pieces are ... (more)
Sun Aug 24, 2014
On Ferguson, no words from Hillary Clinton
On Ferguson, no words from Hillary Clinton - Hillary Clinton ignored reporters' questions about the racial conflict in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday at the end of a book-signing event in Westhampton Beach, a vacation enclave near her rented summer house.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Convicting Darren Wilson Will Be Basically Impossible
Convicting Darren Wilson Will Be Basically Impossible - You can thank Missouri law for that - On Wednesday, amid continued protests demanding "Justice for Michael Brown" prosecutors will bring evidence before a grand jury as they determine whether to indict Brown's killer, Officer Darren Wilson.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Sullivan declares victory in high-stakes GOP Senate primary
Sullivan declares victory in high-stakes GOP Senate primary - Dermot Cole,Nathaniel Herz - Dan Sullivan, the former Alaska attorney general and natural resources commissioner, declared victory early Wednesday in one of the most divisive Alaska Republican primaries in decades The day's must-read political news and opinion pieces are scattered across ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Top staffers leaving FitzGerald campaign
Top staffers leaving FitzGerald campaign - A potential mass exodus from Ed FitzGerald's gubernatorial campaign is afoot, with several of the Democratic nominee's top aides and experienced Ohio political consultants transitioning away from a campaign seemingly under a siege of negativity.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Understanding the decline in the labour force participation rate in the United States
Understanding the decline in the labour force participation rate in the United States - The labour force participation rate in the US has fallen dramatically since 2007.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
How to wreck the GOP in 3 easy steps
How to wreck the GOP in 3 easy steps! - Now's the time for change - and here's how to make it - President Obama is in the doldrums.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Alleged Friend Of Officer Darren Wilson Offers His Side
Alleged Friend Of Officer Darren Wilson Offers His Side - A woman claiming to be a friend of the officer involved in the shooting of Ferguson's Mike Brown called into my program offering Darren Wilson's side of the story.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Asian Stock Index Heads for Best Weekly Gain Since March
Asian stocks were little changed, with the regional benchmark index heading for the biggest weekly rally since March, as investors weighed reports Ukraine tensions are easing and weak economic data that fueled bets central banks will maintain stimulus.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
RNC Condemns AP Exam's 'Radically Revisionist View' Of ...
RNC Condemns AP Exam's 'Radically Revisionist View' Of U.S. History - The Republican National Committee on Friday denounced the College Board's new framework for the AP U.S. History exam for its "consistently negative view of American history."
Bipartisan support for Iraq air strikes
Bipartisan support for Iraq air strikes - Most Americans, regardless of politicial affiliation, approve of President Obama's recent decision to launch airstrikes against Islamist militants in Iraq - As the US air campaign in Iraq enters its fifth day the American bombing campaign looks set The day's must-read political news and opinion pieces are ... (more)
Will Joni Ernst's flirtations with the political fringe haunt...
Will Joni Ernst's flirtations with the political fringe haunt her in November? Yahoo News 56 mins ago - In the weeks since her decisive June U.S. Senate primary win, Iowa Republican Joni Ernst has found herself in the precarious position of being an establishment-backed candidate who owes The day's must-read political news and opinion pieces are ... (more)
Alaska Election Offers Two Chances to Vote for Dan Sullivan
Alaska Election Offers Two Chances to Vote for Dan Sullivan - Candidates in Primary Have Same Name, Creating Confusion at Ballot - There are two Dan Sullivans running for political office in Alaska this year, and that is causing confusion among voters.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Asia Stocks Drop First Time in Three Days After Japan GDP
Asian stocks fell, with the benchmark index poised for its first drop in three days, as investors weighed a report showing Japan 's economy shrank the most since 2011 and awaited data from China.
The Atlantic Grows Single Copy Sales 28% in First Half of 2014, Hits...
The Atlantic Grows Single Copy Sales 28% in First Half of 2014, Hits Record Audience at TheAtlantic.com - Washington, D.C. - Single-copy newsstand sales of The Atlantic jumped 28 percent for the first half of 2014, even as the industry as a whole reported a drop of 11.9 percent The day's must-read political news and opinion pieces are scattered ... (more)