We have been inundated over the past month with various scandals that have come to light in the U.S.. Whether you like the Obama administration or not, at least we live in a time when information is much easier to get to scrutinize a government which should be held accountable to the people. Continue reading
I know that there has been a lot of news about Rep. John Dingell’s (D-MI) distinction as the longest-serving congressman in the history of the United States. However, I would counter that it is just a number. He said it best himself: Continue reading
Just this past week, Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) passed away, and after a millisecond about remembering his life, we talked about the politics surrounding his death more than the accomplishments during his life. The media and the parties were debating what Gov. Chris Christie should do (to help them). With a special election held concurrent Continue reading
The Supreme Court just ruled in the Arlington v FCC case, which will be one of the most significant rulings from the Supreme Court this year that few Americans will follow:
"In a powerful and convincing opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia, the court’s majority ruled that even when the agency is deciding on the scope of its own authority, it has the power to interpret ambiguities in the law.
The running joke has been that the Senate is where all bills go to die. In this instance, the Senate’s Gang of Eight has come up with a bill that has already passed the Judiciary Committee and is now on the floor. No one likes the bill, including me. Does that mean it’s a good compromise? Continue reading
There may still be over 1,200 days until the 2016 presidential election, but you wouldn’t know it from all the action in early primary states this week.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker introduced himself Thursday night to Iowa Republicans at a party fundraiser in Polk County, saying it's time for the national party to look to the governors—and to the Midwest—for their leader.
Wuerker’s political cartoons on POLITICO are almost always spot on in what they are trying to convey. This week is probably the best time for an Apple ‘scandal’ to occur for the company in a month when there are more public scandals (Benghazi, AP, and most prominently the IRS). Essentially, the massive profits that made by Apple are being Continue reading