Source Feed, Mississippi Tea Partiers want the state’s Republican Party chairman to resign for calling on state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-MS) to clarify whether he planned to be the keynote speaker at a pro-Second Amendment event and tea party rally that featured a segregationist vendor. The call for state party chairman Joe Nosef (pictured) to […]
Source Feed, By Neela Banerjee, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s first-ever limits on air toxics, including emissions of mercury, arsenic and acid gases, preserving a far-reaching rule the White House had touted as central to President Barack Obama’s environmental agenda. In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. […]
Source Feed, Rumors began flying Wednesday morning that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was weighing a run for Senate in her home state of Kansas. If a recent poll is any indication, she would be the underdog. Read More →, Kathleen Sebelius Would Face An Uphill Battle If She Runs For Senate, , Sahil […]
Source Feed, I think TPM Reader RC is imputing naiveté where what I was expressing was more a matter cognitive dissonance on latter-day Ron Paul and his role as – no other way to say it – prominent figure in far-right white nationalist politics. But powerful personal account from RC … I must take issue […]
Source Feed, The big story coming out of Monday’s document dump of the notes from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s internal whitewash investigation of his lane closure scandal was that aides in his office were instructed to ignore requests of mayors who hadn’t endorsed the governor’s re-election bid, but there’s another interesting detail that caught […]
Source Feed, WASHINGTON (AP) — Anxious students — not to mention their parents — can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years. Read More →, College Board Provides Glimpse Of New SAT, , Kimberly Hefling, , Powered by WPeMatico
Source Feed, SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed […]
Source Feed, By Nehal El-Sherif and Taylor Luck, McClatchy Tribune News AMMAN, Jordan — Libyan gunmen seeking the release of an alleged al-Qaeda operative held in Jordan abducted Amman’s ambassador Tuesday in Tripoli, local media and Jordanian officials said. Ambassador Fawaz al-Aytan’s motorcade came under attack from masked gunmen in two cars without licence plates, […]
Source Feed, The suspect in Sunday’s deadly shootings at two Jewish centers in Kansas may have spent time in the early 1990s in the federal witness protection program, according to The Kansas City Star. Read More →, Report: Alleged Jewish Center Shooter Spent Time In Witness Protection, , Eric Lach, , Powered by WPeMatico
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Source Feed, States that have embraced Obamacare have also seen a significantly larger drop in their uninsured population, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday. In states that expanded Medicaid and actively participated in their insurance marketplace under the law, the uninsured rate dropped 2.5 percentage points, from 16.1 percent in 2013 to 13.6 percent […]
Source Feed, Rep. Peter King (R-NY), who has made it clear he’s no fan of Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) foreign policy views, said Wednesday that a hypothetical Paul presidency would be “disastrous.” Read More →, Peter King: Rand Paul Presidency Would Be 'Disastrous', , Catherine Thompson, , Powered by WPeMatico
Source Feed, Months before President Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage, one of his top advisers turned to a former George W. Bush aide and chairman of the Republican National Committee for advice. Read More →, Obama Turned To Former Bush Official, RNC Chair Before Gay Marriage Announcement, , Tom Kludt, , Powered by WPeMatico
Source Feed, Democrats are courting former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to challenge Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) in the 2014 election cycle, according to The New York Times. Sebelius has increasingly been mentioned as a strong Democratic challenger against Roberts and, according to the Times, one Democrat who spoke directly with her said […]
Source Feed,From: Greg Mitchell He blames his parents. , Lewis Black on Why He’s a Socialist—And Creationists Get the ‘Cosmos’ Parody They Deserve, , Greg Mitchell, , Powered by WPeMatico