Politics Timeline

Welfare Junk Food And Drug Testing Bill Approved In Wisconsin

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Welfare recipients might be limited on how much junk food they can buy with their taxpayer-funded assistance. A bill passed by the Wisconsin State Assembly seeks to limit junk food purchases and require Wisconsin Work job training recipients to submit to drug testing. The Wisconsin State Assembly junk food welfare bill passed the Republican controlled… Read more »

Ann Coulter: White People Have Done ‘Enough’ To Make Up For Slavery

Ann Coulter Comment Stirs Outrage

Ann Coulter took the gloves off following Michelle Obama’s commencement address at Tuskegee University. Appearing on the Fox News program Hannity, Coulter spoke to Sean Hannity about the First Lady’s comments, which she characterized as “Rev. Wright”-esque. During the address, Obama spoke about how she was held to an alternative set of expectations from other… Read more »

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’

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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

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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

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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 »