Politics Timeline

UN World Heritage Site Label Prompts Alamo Controversy

the alamo

The Alamo is once again the site of a battle, but this time the angst is over states’ rights and global supervision. Some Texans and political groups are concerned that the United Nations is attempting to garner control of the Lone Star State landmark. Texas property officials say unequivocally nothing of the sort is going… Read more »

House Passes Bill Allowing You To Keep Your Plan If You Like Your Plan

House passes Keep Your Plan Act

The GOP-controlled US House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday that would let Americans keep their insurance plans that were cancelled by Obamacare. The “Keep Your Health Plan Act,” sponsored by Kate Upton’s uncle Fred Upton (R – Mich.) was approved by a vote of 261-157, with 39 Democrats joining the Republicans to vote… Read more »

Obamacare Fix? Obama Says Americans Can Keep Their Own Plan For One Year

Obamacare Fix? Obama Says Americans Can Keep Their Own Plan For One Year

An Obamacare “fix” proposed by President Obama would allow Americans to keep their existing health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, but only for one year. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, President Obama apologized for Obamacare causing approximately 15 million people to lose their health insurance plans. Obamacare marketing plans have been trying… Read more »

Bill Clinton Thinks Obama Should Honor ‘You Can Keep Your Plan’ Promise

Bill Clinton lied, but Americans seem ready to forgive and forget.

Former President Bill Clinton thinks President Obama should honor his healthcare promise: “If you like your healthcare plan, you can keep it. Period.” For the first time since the controversial Healthcare.gov site went live on October 1 and after the much publicized reminders of Obama’s promised that people would be able to keep their plan… Read more »

Sen. Lindsey Graham Refuses To Back Down On Benghazi

Lindsey Graham Talks Benghazi

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) isn’t backing down on Benghazi, or his vow to block all of President Barack Obama’s cabinet nominees until he gets the truth about the September 11, 2012 attack. Graham added that nothing changed, even though CBS News admitted it was wrong to trust a 60 Minutes source who claimed to be… Read more »

United States Loses UNESCO Voting Rights Over Palestine Row

UNESCO Voting Rights

The United States and Israel lost their voting rights at UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) after the countries stopped paying dues to the UN’s cultural arm. The two nations stopped payments two years ago in protest when UNESCO granted full membership to the Palestinians. The US pulled funding in October 2011, citing… Read more »

Obama Apologizes For Obamacare Causing People To Lose Insurance Plans

Obama Apologizes For Obamacare Causing People To Lose Insurance Plans

As Obama apologizes for Obamacare, some might wonder what took the President so long? As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the cracks in President Obama’s confidence in Obamacare began to show when Jay Carney admitted a large percentage of Americans would lose their current health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. Back in 2009,… Read more »

Senate Passes Bill To Ban Workplace Discrimination Against Gays

Senate Passes LGBT Workplace Discrimination Ban

The Senate passed a bill on Thursday to ban workplace discrimination against gay people. The bill’s passage showed the United States has undergone a major shift in the past decade in public opinion. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 passed the Senate 64-32 with 10 Republicans joining 52 Democrats and two independents in the “yes”… Read more »

Arizona Border Fence Plans Dead With No Funding From Immigration Reform

Arizona Border Fence Plans Dead After Three Years And No Funding

Arizona border fence plans have stalled completely after loss of funding. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, proponents of the Arizona border fence believed funding would pick up after construction began. Unfortunately, that has not occurred as expected. Since no funding has appeared to finish the project, many are saying the Arizona border fence is… Read more »

Obamacare: HealthCare.Gov Website’s Slow Performance, Glitches Explained

Obamacare HealthCare.gov Website's Slow Performance, Glitches Explained

Obamacare had a rough start and the HealthCare.gov website is mostly to blame for the slow implementation of the Affordable Care Act. But what is causing the slow performance? As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Obamacare glitches were explained in an interview with Ben Simo, an expert “hacker” cited in front of Congress. Kathleen… Read more »

Colorado Secession Vote Today Will Probably Succeed

Colorado Secession Up For Vote

Today a Colorado secession proposal is being voted on in 11 counties out of 64. These counties want to secede from the state to form “North Colorado.” Ten of them are clustered in the north of Colorado, with the eleventh in the northwest corner. They plan to ditch Denver and the left-leaning Front Range region…. Read more »

President Obama Allegedly ‘Really Good At Killing People’

President Obama 'really good at killing people'

President Obama said he’s “really good at killing people,” and is apparently turning some heads especially after being named a Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2009. The US President was allegedly referring to his drone strikes overseas, but the quote is enough to start what could be a media frenzy. The quote came from White… Read more »

Ted Cruz Defends His Father’s Racially Charged Comments

Ted Cruz Defends His Father's Controversial Remarks

US Senator Ted Cruz has come forward to explain and defend his father’s comments after coming under fire earlier this week. Tea Party champion Ted Cruz says detractors have taken his father’s comments about sending President Obama “back to Kenya” out of context in an attempt to smear him. The comments at the center of… Read more »

Texas Abortion Law Has Key Restrictions Reinstated

Texas Abortion Law Portion Reinstated

Key restrictions in the Texas abortion law were reinstated by a federal appeals court on Thursday after a lower court ruled against the restrictions earlier this week. The decision was the result of a request by Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott, who asked the court for an emergency ruling while the state appeals the lower… Read more »