Oh Mr. Donald Trump. Yes, Donald Trump is running for president. Well, technically he is although nobody really believes that he is a serious candidate. Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and television personality, has always flirted with the possibility of running for president, particularly in the past few years where his rhetoric against President Barack Obama became personal after the president took office. We all remember Trump’s comments on President Obama’s citizenship and birth certificate.
In the past week we’ve seen this clash between President Obama and Democrats on a trade policy that he’s been pushing over the past few months. In the last two days a showdown has surfaced with a surprising leader of the Obama opposition on this issue – Warren.
Likely presidential candidate, Jeb Bush, has spent the better part of the last week backtracking and clarifying statements he made about whether or not he would have authorized the Iraq War in 2003 even with all of the information now proving how much of a mistake that was.
Tuesday marks Election Day for Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political life. Recent polls have shown that he may very well lose his office as Prime Minister, but the polls are tight and due to Israeli’s parliamentary system, his party doesn’t necessarily have to win for him to remain in office.
In yet another example of how crazy some Republicans can get, former New York City mayor, Rudy Giuliani made some crude comments against President Barack Obama earlier today, stating that he doesn’t think that the president loves America.
After Mitt Romney announced last week that he would not seek the Republican nomination for the 2016 presidential election, many eyes shifted towards former Florida governor, Jeb Bush… However, in recent polls a new leader of the pack has emerged. His name is Scott Walker.
US Attorney Loretta Lynch faced the senate judiciary committee yesterday during her confirmation hearing for Attorney General. This is the first high profile confirmation hearing since the Republicans took control of the Senate earlier this month.
Romney is back! Former Massachusetts Governor, Mitt Romney apparently is seriously considering a run for the presidency in 2016. This is, of course, after two failed attempts at the presidency in 2008, where he lost the Republican primary, and in 2012, when he lost the general election.
This past week we finally saw the much anticipated transfer of power in Congress. Both the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate is under the control of the Republican Party. With this new Congress in 2015, comes a whole new set of problems.
This week we learned of the passing of a liberal giant, former New York Governor Mario Cuomo, who died on New Years Day, just hours after his son, Andrew was sworn in for his own second term as New York’s Governor. Mario Cuomo was perhaps a legend, not just in New York politics, but in American politics… read more