On April 18, 2014, the Obama administration indefinitely extended the review period of Keystone XL, leaving the controversial […]
Since its March 2013 bankruptcy, the city of Detroit has been beleaguered with considerable economic woes. With $12.3 […]
By Merrill Weber
The Mississippi River divides Mississippi from New Orleans just like the Tea Party divides the Republican Party. After incumbent Thad Cochran dealt Chris McDaniel a losing hand in June’s runoff election, Tea Party candidate McDaniel turned to the Mississippi GOP for redemption. Unsurprisingly, the GOP dismissed McDaniel’s circumstantial accusations, leaving the Mississippi Supreme Court as McDaniel’s only avenue to challenge what he perceives as a corrupt election. McDaniel’s frustration over the results reflects a serious chasm within the right-wing as the Tea Party pokes a thorn into the Republican Party’s side.
In the simmering heat of the Nevada desert, a group of armed white men pointed assault rifles at […]
Hillary Clinton will not win the Presidency come November 8th. When one leaves partisan backing and brinkmanship at the door it is clear that, due to a hundred years of political examples and an election cycle as old as the two party system, the writing is on the wall and the writing is red. For better or worse a Republican will be sitting in the oval office in 2016.
The Agriculture Act of 2014, this year’s farm bill, faced a difficult road to passage this time […]
The Citizens United Supreme Court case has not only revolutionized campaign finance but has also solidified the immutable power […]
A war is being waged for the Internet, and governments, activists, and everyday people are trying to gain […]
Although women hold 18.5% of all congressional seats – more than ever before – there is still a […]
Headlines from the past few months would suggest that justice is finally being served for the 2008 financial […]
Last month, for the first time in its history, the Senate changed its procedure on filibusters. Though the […]
As the U.S. prepares to withdraw its military presence from Afghanistan in 2014, the intelligence community has begun […]
Once again this term, the Machiavellian in Chief Justice John Roberts was brought to light. With his judicial […]