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Derek Jeter and Barack Obama played golf together while in Las Vegas over ...
In a statement released Friday morning, Speaker of the House John Boehner slams President Obama’s executive amnesty, calling it a sabotage of bipartisan efforts and a punishment for those who’ve followed the legal path to citizenship. He goes on to say the House will rise to the challenge, and won’t stand idle as the president… Read more »
Famed Comedian Jon Stewart made some jabs at President Barack Obama’s handling of immigration reform. On The Daily Show Monday night, Stewart pointed out that it only took “one bad midterm election” for the president to significantly change his tune on how immigration reform should be handled. President Obama is expected to take executive action… Read more »
The Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare) has been in even more hot water than usual lately, after one of the supposed architects of the healthcare bill admitted that lack of transparency helped Obamacare to get passed. “This bill [Obamacare] was written in a tortured way to make sure CBO did not score the mandate as… Read more »
Loretta Lynch might have an uphill battle when it comes to her confirmation hearings in front of a newly Republican-controlled Senate. One way in which the Attorney General nominee could ford those dangerous waters would be to make it clear that she plans to aggressively pursue big banks which have attempted to take advantage of… Read more »
The manner in which Barack Obama conducted himself at an important summit in ...
It is well-known that the relationship between United States president Barack Obama and Russian president Vladimir Putin isn’t exactly the best. Most of the time, they seem to volley power moves back and forth at each other in representation of their respective countries. The Inquisitr reported numerous times on their political squabble, such as Putin… Read more »
Joseph Leonard, after allegedly running down and killing a 34-year-old black man named Toussaint Harrison, then getting out his truck as the stricken man — who had been handing out food to homeless people in a McDonald’s parking lot — lay in a broken heap and savagely kicking Harrison in the head repeatedly with a… Read more »
The Secret Service revealed to Congress on Friday that a shocking 40 ...
President Obama has been what some would call defiant in the face of massive Democratic losses during the November 4 election. I’ll just call him what he is — delusional. That’s because the President refuses to see how his policies are to blame for several states tossing out their Democratic House and Senate members in… Read more »
President Barack Obama admitted to Face the Nation anchor Bob Schieffer this morning that Tuesday’s thumping at the polls was an Obama election loss. The admission came during a long discussion on politics, the Middle East, and the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Regarding the midterm election thumping, Obama’s election losses… Read more »
Ben Carson, the popular conservative activist who rose to national prominence in 2013 when he delivered a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast that was widely hailed in conservative circles, is apparently running for president, and kicking off his campaign this weekend with an hour-long infomercial for himself. Though Carson has not officially declared his… Read more »
Loretta Lynch was officially nominated by President Barack Obama on Saturday to become the next U.S. attorney general. For his speech, President Obama was joined by both Loretta Lynch and the outgoing U.S. attorney general, Eric Holder. During the speech, CNN Politics reports that Obama credited the two-time U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of… Read more »
It is currently well-known that our president, Barack Obama, is not in a favorable position with both parties as well as the majority of the United States population. The Inquisitr reported on such, in which House Representative Steve King (R-IA) called on the people to “surround the White House” as a means to show disdain… Read more »
One of President Barack Obama’s promises while being in office is that the war in Afghanistan would be over and that all of our troops would be coming home. Six years later, we still have troops in Afghanistan – but he can still make good on his promise within the two remaining years he has… Read more »
After the troubled downfall of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who ...
This week has been very serious pertaining to United States and Israel diplomacy. From what other news outlets have reported, United States President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have a relationship that is in a “full-blown crisis.” The Inquisitr previously reported that the deterioration of diplomacy is not just from their disagreements,… Read more »
Tuesday’s election results exceeded even the greatest expectations of ...
Few people had as good a 2014 Election night as Ted Cruz, and the Texas Senator wasn’t even on the ballot. Cruz has long been the voice of the Tea Party in the United States Senate and with the control of the Senate now in the hands of the Republicans, Ted Cruz is going to… Read more »
Legendary Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski spoke at an Association of the United States Army conference last month, where he spoke in front of hundreds of military officers, defense contractors, and Army supporters. In that conference, Coach K compared fighting the war against ISIS to coaching a basketball team, and criticized Barack Obama for being… Read more »
Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist called his opponent, incumbent Republican Rick Scott, around midnight to concede defeat in Tuesday’s election. This marks the third time Crist has lost, for three different parties, in the last four years. Crist, a career politician, was defeated by Marco Rubio in the Republican primary in 2010, then was defeated… Read more »
In the latest campaign Michelle Obama is on to encourage people to vote on ...
President Obama’s approval rating has been hanging out in the low 40s for a couple of months now. Politicos knowing this fact have been saying for a while now that the low Obama approval rating means it was going to be hard for the Democrats to hold onto the Senate, let alone strengthen their standing… Read more »
Sharyl Attkisson, the former CBS News reporter who quite her job in March claiming that the network was too liberal and refused to cover such alleged Obama administration “scandals” as the Benghazi tragedy, posted a video online Friday which she says proves that hackers staged a cyber-attack on her personal computer, deleting sensitive information about… Read more »
According to some fresh reports in the media, Michelle Obama allegedly told ...
The current relationship between the United States and Israel currently has been very complex and, at times, incompatible. With several news outlets reporting that U.S. president Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu express disdain for each other, people are wondering how long relations between both countries can remain civil. The Inquisitr reported on times… Read more »
Sarah Palin, who has not held an elected political office since 2009, said on Tuesday that she plans to run for office again at some point, mainly in order to “bug the crap” out of the “haters out there.” In the interview with Fox Business News host Stuart Varney, however, Palin did not specify what… Read more »
As speculation in the media abounds regarding the potential of a World War 3 ...
Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama probably don’t agree on much, but when ...
Vladimir Putin is allegedly “marked for assassination” by President Barack Obama, according to Paul Craig Roberts of the Institute For Economy. As such startling assertions are made, Russia’s leader is claiming the United States, not Russia, is the true threat to the world. In a related report by The Inquisitr, some believe that World War… Read more »
President Barack Obama is fighting back against mandatory Ebola quarantines put in place by Governors Chris Christie (R-New Jersey) and Andrew Cuomo (D-New York) that impacts all healthcare workers who have treated Ebola patients. In a piece in The New York Times, reporters Marc Santora and Michael D. Shear said the Ebola quarantines prompted Obama… Read more »
President Barack Obama and Fox News are aware of each other, but it does not appear as though the 44th president of the United States spends much time watching the channel or its cable news cousins. In an interview with CNN’s Brian Stelter on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” former White House Press Secretary and current CNN… Read more »
Ebola quarantines are in effect in four states thus far, according to Mediaite, with New Jersey, New York, Florida, and Illinois, leading the charge. The quarantines have been mandatory for healthcare workers — doctors, nurses, or anyone who has had contact with an Ebola patient — and they’ve already made at least one worker agitated…. Read more »
Over the last couple of years, news outlets have kept up with Barack Obama, his presidency, and how Americans in general are taking his term. As of late, most of them are not very happy with Obama’s performance. The Inquisitr has kept up with people’s disdain, which has resulted in terrible approval ratings. Some specifics… Read more »
Barack and Michelle Obama have faced divorce rumors for several years as ...
Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality TV personality, called for the resignation of U.S. President Barack Obama in a stream-of-consciousness Twitter rant Thursday night. In the online diatribe, Trump describes Obama “aka Barry Sotoro” as “a TOTAL incompetent” (caps original) and “a far worse president than Jimmy Carter.” In the series of Twitter… Read more »
On a national scale, there is no doubt that Wendy Davis has a bigger fanbase than her Texas gubernatorial opponent Greg Abbott. On Twitter alone, Wendy boasts 177,000 followers, more than four times Greg’s 39,700. But unfortunately for Wendy, Texas isn’t exactly like the rest of America, especially when it comes to politics. The idea… Read more »
It seems the White House likes to keep certain things under wrap — this time, it is President Obama’s unpaid bills. While in Illinois at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser at the home of his long time donor, Barbara Goodman Manilow, Obama made a joke about some “unpaid bills” being left at his Chicago home…. Read more »
President Barack Obama may have a career in stand-up comedy when he ...
The unapologetic fundamentalist actor Kirk Cameron fervently urged ...
The Obama walk out during a Maryland Democratic rally on Sunday shocked some Democrats. As President Obama began speaking many members of the crowd simply got up and left. The refusal of some crowd members to listen to what President Obama had to say “underscores his continuing unpopularity,” according to a Reuters report. Democratic candidates… Read more »
Ben Carson, a conservative firebrand and former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, said even with his extensive medical background, if President Barack Obama came to him and wanted to make him United States Surgeon General Ben Carson, he would decline the offer. Carson, who has admitted to considering a run for president in 2016, made his surgeon… Read more »
Mitt Romney may not have stopped Ebola from coming to America, but his reaction would have been more aggressive and decisive in culling American fears over the deadly virus. This is the claim that New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown has made in a recent radio interview with Fox News. “Gosh can you imagine if… Read more »
In the past, being gay in the military was considered a taboo that wouldn’t be tolerated. However, gays could still serve in the military underneath former president Bill Clinton’s policy known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” which was established back in February 28, 1994. Summarized, the military would not ask a soldier’s sexual orientation while… Read more »
Barack Obama came into contact with medical staff responsible for treating a patient with Ebola, and now some wonder if the President might have contracted the deadly disease. According to NBC News, Obama shared the information himself, saying that he felt “perfectly safe” being in close physical contact with doctors and nurses at Emory University… Read more »
Few would deny that one of the biggest problems in United States politics is the prevalence of money and its powerful influence over Congress and the President. Many Americans suspect that corporate funding of political campaigns and bribery play a major part in elections, sometimes leading to corruption and ulterior motives for passing legislation. Typically,… Read more »
Barack Obama’s approval rating is currently hovering around the 42 percent mark, but that hasn’t stopped a New York Times columnist from insisting that he is one of the most successful presidents in American history. Paul Krugman, who in the past has been critical of several of Obama’s initiatives, wrote the piece for Rolling Stone… Read more »
Was Barack Obama the real target when George Zimmerman shot African-American teenager Trayvon Martin, and when Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Daren Wilson opened fire on another unarmed black youth, Michael Brown? Writer Greil Marcus, described by the Washington Post as America’s “greatest cultural critic,” says that the answer is — yes, that is exactly who… Read more »
The last couple of years has been filled with both peaks and valleys for Gwyneth Paltrow. The Inquisitr has showcased the dynamic instability of Paltrow’s popularity. Some news on the upside of her career includes rumors of her being in a band with Robert Downey Jr. and starring in the current season of American Horror… Read more »