Archive for November, 2013

Nov
24
2013

Nuclear deal with Iran in Geneva – CNN.com

The diplomatic gridlock between Iran and the West seemed immovable for decades. But on Sunday, diplomats made history when Iran and six world powers came together on an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program. The deal dials back Iran’s ability... Read more
Nov
23
2013

Dems handing GOP key to undo Obamacare

The biggest near-term unintended consequence of the Obama Democrats’ decision to destroy the Senate filibuster will be the repeal of Obamacare. With a simple majority, Republicans could soon push through dramatic changes like the replacement of Obamacare because a... Read more
Nov
20
2013

Rep. Trey Radel gets probation for cocaine bust

U.S. Rep. Trey Radel was sentenced to a year of probation after pleading guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor cocaine possession – a charge that authorities say came after he bought a small amount of cocaine in a sting in the... Read more
Nov
19
2013

Husband of Katherine Harris kills himself

The husband of former Florida congresswoman and Secretary of State Katherine Harris was found dead Tuesday morning, apparently by his own hand, Sarasota police and the family’s pastor said. via CNN.com. Read more
Nov
14
2013

Health care fiasco highlights Obama’s broken promise

You know you’re having a tough week when you’re essentially being called untruthful by, of all people, Bill Clinton, who knows a thing or two about stretching the truth. At the very least, Clinton insisted that Obama – in... Read more
Nov
13
2013

White House officials get earful from Democrats on Obamacare

A private meeting on Capitol Hill with House Democrats and White House officials on Wednesday became heated when rank-and-file members expressed frustration about continued Obamacare problems, according to multiple sources in the room. One congressional Democrat who attended the... Read more
Nov
12
2013

Clinton to Obama: Let Americans keep canceled health plans

Former President Bill Clinton said that President Obama should honor his oft-repeated pledge and allow people to hang on to health care plans that are being canceled as a result of the Affordable Care Act. "I personally believe, even... Read more
Nov
07
2013

Toronto mayor’s rant caught on video

Just days after admitting he had smoked crack cocaine, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford found himself trying to explain more bizarre behavior. A video obtained by the Toronto Star and released Thursday shows the embattled mayor staggering around and making... Read more
Nov
07
2013

Senate passes LGBT anti-discrimination bill

For the first time, the U.S. Senate approved legislation that would protect gay, lesbian and transgender employees from discrimination in the workplace. The Employment Nondiscrimination Act, or ENDA, passed the Democratic-led chamber on Thursday, 64 to 32. Ten Republicans... Read more
Nov
05
2013

Senate votes on LGBT discrimination bill

The U.S. Senate voted Monday to begin debate on an anti-discrimination bill to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees from workplace discrimination. via CNN.com. Read more
Nov
05
2013

NY Times: Obama ‘misspoke’ with health insurance plan claim

In its Sunday paper, The New York Times editorial board defended President Barack Obama from criticisms that he had intentionally misled the public when he had claimed if an individual likes their health insurance plan, they could keep their... Read more