House Speaker John Boehner, a staunch Republican and political foe of President Obama, made a startling, tearful announcement today. Boehner, who has served in Congress since 1990, announced he will resign his seat in Congress at the end of October 2015. The announcement was met with a measure of surprise by some and cheers by […]
In a show of solidarity with President Obama, a number of Congressional Black Caucus members will opt to not be in attendance next week when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint session of the House and Senate. CBC members plan to boycott Netanyahu’s scheduled March 3 appearance because they believe it to be […]
Looks like President Obama is done playing with North Korea. It is being reported that POTUS has signed an executive order to put into effect new sanctions against North Korea after the cyber attack on Sony last month. In the order, the President accuses North Korea of “destructive, coercive cyber-related actions during November and December,” and […]
This years marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In an official ceremony, Congress will hold a commemoration and Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. A bill was passed to authorize the president to award a gold medal […]
Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram were lit up this past weekend, aglow with the spirit of Mother’s Day. Major political figures joined in with their constituents in flossing new and vintage photos of themselves with their mothers. Take a look at some of the best ones. Photo credit: Facebook, Instagram
President Barack Obama met with a lot of people at the White House this past week. Before Obama was seen chatting it up with House Speaker John Boehner at the St. Patrick’s Day luncheon, the president gave students from the 52nd annual U.S. Senate Youth Program a moment to remember in the East Room. The […]
More than 40 Hispanic children, ages 6 to 15, were threatened with arrest when they protested Congress’ immigration reform in front of the office of Sen. John Boehner, R-Ohio. The youth and adults were with the immigration advocacy group Fair Immigration Reform Movement. They have been trying to gain an audience with Congressional members in […]
Michelle Obama was in a giant fishbowl this past weekend during the 2013 Inauguration. As she, President barack Obama, and John Boehner dined and conversed, it seems as if Michelle Obama rolled her eyes at Boehner mid-conversation. Do you think she rolled her eyes at him? Take a look at the video and decide for yourself.
Michelle OBama’s fan base was already massive, but it just grew tenfold after she was captured on film doing an around-the-world eye roll at Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, after he said something to President Barack Obama at the inauguration luncheon that immediately followed the event at the U.S. Capitol. At one point […]
After voting Thursday, June 28, to hold the first African American Attorney General Eric Holder, in contempt of Congress, the Justice Department announced Friday that Holder’s actions do not constitute a crime and that he will not be prosecuted. By a vote of 255 to 67 — with 108 democrats walking off the House floor […]
With flamboyant superstar Lady Gaga present at a fundraiser near San Jose, Calif., President Obama began taking swipes at the stumbling Republican presidential front-runner Rick Perry and told supporters that Republicans would “cripple”the U.S. if they took over the Oval Office. Speaking at a series of West Coast fundraising events that double as a push […]
President Obama wants you to agree with the words of Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet, a billionaire who has been made richer by the tax break extension signed into law late last year. Why? Because, unlike many wealthy corporate CEOs who insist “trickle down” economics is best for everyone, Buffett believes he and his super-rich friends […]
Both sides compromised.
President Obama’s chief Republican detractor, Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, has proposed a plan to raise the debt ceiling. The plan will make the president the sole entity who decides whether the debt ceiling is raised or not. McConnell has publicly stated repeatedly that his number one job was to “make sure that Barack Obama […]
President Obama put the Republican Congress on blast, saying that if they do not agree to raise the $14.3 trillion tax ceiling, the country will suffer dire consequences. “People shouldn’t get spooked,” he says. “But the yellow light is flashing. This is urgent.” Economic pundits issued severe warnings of “potentially catastrophic consequences” if the ceiling […]