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President Obama’s Top Google Hangout Responses

President Obama Google Hangout

President Obama held an open chat on Google Hangout’s on Thursday. The POTUS took the time to answer citizens questions relating to Tuesday’s State of the Union address and other various questions as they presented themselves. The Hangout included a wide variety of topics that ranged from patent trolls and gun control to Facebook CEO… Read more »

US Treasury Reports First Budget Surplus Since 2008

US Budget Surplus January

The US Treasury reported a budget surplus for the first time since 2008. The Treasury likely benefited from a windfall when the payroll tax cuts expired on January 1. The budget surplus for January was $3 billion. Treasury Department data showed on Tuesday that the surplus was the first in five years and was significantly… Read more »

Rubio Reaches For Water As Internet Users Focus On The Mundane

Marco Rubio Reaches For Water

“Rubio reaches for water” is one of the most popular trending terms on the internet following President Obama’s State of the Union Speech. The term began trending after Marco Rubio awkwardly grabbed for a bottle of water and, in the process, made a very slight grimace face. During his 10-minute rebuttal to President Obama’s SOTU… Read more »