Politics Timeline

Warren Buffett: Poverty Is The ‘American Nightmare’

Though he acknowledges that the American dream has been very real for many people in his lifetime, Buffett asserts that poverty remains a defining issue in the country.

American billionaire Warren Buffett has spoken out about the effects of income inequality, describing poverty as an “American Nightmare” that he believes should be a part of the debates leading up to the 2016 presidential election. Buffett, one of the wealthiest people in the world, addressed the topic while speaking to PBS Newshour. Acknowledging that… Read more »

Rapper Ja Rule Endorses Hillary Clinton On National TV

Ja Rule at the premiere of "XXX" at the Village Theater in Westwood, Ca. Monday, August 5, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images.

Presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton got some support from an unexpected source this week when rap star Ja Rule publicly endorsed her on television. According to the New York Daily News, Ja Rule appeared on Fox Business on Thursday to promote a new business he’s starting called Magnises, a credit card company. But before Ja… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Backs Path To Citizenship, Calls It ‘A Family Issue’

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton staked out her position on immigration reform recently, saying she supports a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants residing in the U.S. She also praised President Barack Obama’s executive orders to protect some immigrants from deportation. Hillary Clinton is rolling out her platform on key issues like immigration reform and working to separate… Read more »

Mike Huckabee And Social Security Protectionism

Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee has been here before, but it’s possible he’s found a formula that could work for him this time around. As is the case with most of the Republican candidates for President, Mike Huckabee’s candidacy is not the first time he’s jumped into the race. Unlike the other members of the ever-growing group of… Read more »

Baltimore Is A Democrat Problem? Think Again, Says Congressman

Baltimore Democrat Problem: Think Again

“Baltimore is a Democrat problem.” That has been the rallying cry of Republicans tired of being blamed for problems in urban communities. But Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Democrat, has a message for these remarks: think again. Cummings was confronted with the fact that Baltimore has been represented by Democratic rule at the city, state,… Read more »

John Kasich White House Run ‘Looks Pretty Good,’ Ohio Governor Says

john kasich WH run

John Kasich says the White House run “looks pretty good.” The Ohio Governor once again discussed his presidential plans during the Sunday morning news shows. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, Governor Kasich said he had no desire to be vice-president. Governor Kasich created a political action committee several weeks ago to explore a possible… Read more »

Texas Insanity – Conspiracy Theories Taken Seriously In State Capitol

Greg Abbott

That’s right, Texas: Insanity. There’s really no other word for it. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, the rookie governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, actually activated the Texas National Guard to monitor the Navy SEAL and Green Beret “Jade Helm” training exercises in the state last week because he was worried that they were just… Read more »

Bernie Sanders Showing Weakness Of Republican Field

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders officially jumped into the presidential race this week, and while some might have dismissed his entrance as a stunt, the Indepedent who is runing as a Democrat raised more than $1.5 million in the first 24 hours of his candidacy. Not only does this show that Bernie Sanders is a little more popular… Read more »

Women ‘Invite’ Rape When Walking Alone At Night, Says Mayor

Women 'Invite' Rape By Walking Alone At Night, Politician Says

Apparently, women “invite” rape whenever they have the nerve to walk alone at night, according to the mayor of Albury in New South Wales. The unfortunate wording came in response to a three-on-one attack in which a 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three men when out after 6 p.m. Authorities are still looking for… Read more »

Condescending Wonka Meme Stirs Outrage Among Baltimore Protest Supporters

Wonka Meme Stirs Controversy

The Condescending Wonka meme has been an internet favorite for a few years now, with thousands upon thousands of different condescending messages making the rounds in support of both Democrats and Republicans, Liberals and Conservatives, and every other diametrically opposed pairing of people around the country. It’s gotten to the point where you seldom pay… Read more »

Historic Naval Drills Will Be Held Jointly By Russia And China

Russia and China naval drills

Historic naval drills between Russia and China are scheduled to occur late in May in the Mediterranean Sea. The joint navy drills will reportedly be the first time the two nations will engage in military training exercises together in the region. Naval drills between China and Russia have reportedly been held in the Pacific since… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Expected To Call For Strong Criminal Justice Reform

Hillary Clinton

In a Wednesday-morning speech at the 18th Annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum at Columbia University, presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is expected to make some strong statements about criminal justice reform. According to an aide, Clinton will be focusing on an “end to the era of mass incarceration,” which is sure to… Read more »