Politics

President Obama Announces Support for Equality Act

President Obama Announces Support for Equality Act

Today, HRC reacted to news that the Obama Administration has endorsed the Equality Act. “The unfortunate reality is that, while LGBT Americans can legally get married, millions remain at risk of being fired or denied services for who they are or who they love because the majority of states still lack explicit, comprehensive non-discrimination protections,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “By …

Read More »

Josh Earnest Disagrees With Ben Carson’s Comment About Facing Scrutiny

Josh Earnest Disagrees With Ben Carson's Comment About Facing Scrutiny

Monday at the White House press briefing, press secretary Josh Earnest said the media vetting of Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson was “appropriate” and “good for our democracy.” “This process is good for our democracy,” Earnest said to a question from ABC News White House correspondent Jonathan Karl. “It’s not easy to run for president. It shouldn’t be. And …

Read More »

Trevor Noah Criticizes Iowa GOP for Denying Credentials to ‘The Daily Show’

Trevor Noah Criticizes Iowa GOP for Denying Credentials to 'The Daily Show'

The Iowa Republican Party has denied media credentials to Comedy Central’s news satire show The Daily Show but not because the show skewers the GOP. According to Iowa GOP Chairman Jeff Kaufmann, the show was blocked from attending as a legitimate media outlet, not because they are liberals–In fact, they already have plenty of liberals approved for attendance–but because they will likely ridicule …

Read More »

VIDEO Megyn Kelly Ridicules GOP Debate Letter: Want A Foot Massage Too?

VIDEO Megyn Kelly Ridicules GOP Debate Letter: Want A Foot Massage Too?

Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Monday night mocked the letter drafted by Republican presidential campaigns listing a series of rules and questions for networks hosting future debates. After listing some of the demands, including that networks not allow lightning rounds or candidate-to-candidate questioning, Kelly jokingly suggested, “And then maybe the foot massage?” She then criticized the campaigns’ request that they approve …

Read More »

Jeb Bush Claims He Didn’t See Campaign Memo Regarding Rubio Until After It Was Leaked

Jeb Bush Claims He Didn’t See Campaign Memo Regarding Rubio Until After It Was Leaked

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said he didn’t see the 112-page campaign memo that called fellow Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio a “risky bet” until after it was leaked. During an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday morning, Bush maintained that he never saw the memo that went into detail about why the Florida senator would be a dicey Republican nominee and hinted …

Read More »

Pawn Stars Says He Lost Support After Endorsing Marco Rubio for US President

Pawn Stars Says He Lost Support After Endorsing Marco Rubio for US President

“When you endorse a Republican, everyone sort of frowns on you,” Rick Harrison said about endorsing Sen. Rubio, R-Fla., for president and losing financial support because of his endorsement. If you’re a history buff, there’s a good chance you’ve seen History Channel’s Pawn Stars once or twice. Personally, I’m a fan of the show, and last year on vacation in Las Vegas …

Read More »

VIDEO Black Lives Matter Activists Disrupt Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Rally

VIDEO Black Lives Matter Activists Disrupt Hillary Clinton's Campaign Rally

Mrs Clinton spoke over the shouting, saying if elected she would carry on the work on President Barack Obama. The group of 10 Black Lives Matter protesters were quickly escorted away. They have interrupted campaign events to highlight police brutality, racism and mass incarceration. The activists have mostly targeted Democrats – including Mrs Clinton and her chief rival Vermont Senator …

Read More »

Republican National Committee Suspends Partnership With NBC in Fallout Over Chaotic CNBC Debate

Republican National Committee

The Republican National Committee says it will suspend a debate partnership with NBC News, citing “inaccurate or downright offensive” questions during Wednesday night’s debate on CNBC. “We simply cannot continue with NBC without full consultation with our campaigns,” RNC Chair Reince Priebus wrote in a letter to NBC Chairman Andrew Lack. An NBC News debate was scheduled to take place on Feb. …

Read More »

Benedict Cumberbatch Says ‘F*ck The Politicians’ in Impassioned Plea Over Refugees

Benedict Cumberbatch says 'F*ck The Politicians' in Impassioned Plea Over Refugees

LONDON — Benedict Cumberbatch made another impassioned speech about the refugee crisis after his performance as Hamlet in the Barbican theatre earlier this week — but this time he used some choice words to blast the British government, saying they’re not doing enough. He started his post-play soliloquy citing a poem by Somali-British writer Warsan Shire, which he’s read previously in a …

Read More »

Vice President Joe Biden and Democratic Candidate Bernie Sanders Private Meeting

Vice President Joe Biden and Democratic Candidate Bernie Sanders Private Meeting

Vice President Joe Biden — who recently said that he would not run in 2016 — met privately with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders Thursday. During a one hour conversation at the Vice President’s residence at the Naval Observatory in Washington D.C., the two former colleagues discussed campaign finance reform and a free education plan. “I look forward to working with President Obama and Vice President Biden to tackle some …

Read More »