The late-night talk show circuit has become a rite of passage for politicians with White House ambitions. Several of 2016’s potential contenders have already tested out their comedic timing with Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart and David Letterman. But like their future in presidential politics, these appearances have had varying results.
President Obama announced two grant programs and pledged $600 million to train more Americans for jobs that may otherwise go unfilled.
When asked if Republicans treat the Obama administration unfairly based on racial biases, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), accused the GOP of harboring “self-evident” contempt toward women. She also said race may be a factor in the delay of immigration reform. Speaker of the House John Boehner denied any “problem of race.”
Protesters set tires and plastic barriers on fire in front of the regional assembly building in Kharkiv, Ukraine. The U.S. claimed pro-Russian elements were behind the demonstrations. James Marson reports on the renewed diplomatic push. Photo: Getty Images
The crisis in Ukraine and elsewhere will put foreign policy at the forefront of the 2016 presidential election, Jerry Seib says on the News Hub. Photo: Getty Images.
The US unemployment figures are as deceptive as the employment figures By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts The March payroll jobs report released April 4 claims 192,000 new private sector jobs.Here is what John Williams has to say about the claim: “The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) deliberately publishes its seasonally-adjusted historical payroll-employment and household-survey (unemployment)…
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized a constitutional court ruling that led to lifting a ban on Twitter, while demanding that the central bank and cut interest rates.
Here are key moments from the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Thursday where Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno testified about Wednesday’s shooting at Fort Hood, Tex.
Within the tussle over whether to raise the national minimum wage is a less visible but no less divisive debate over what to do about the $2.13 minimum wage paid to tipped workers. Melanie Trottman reports on the News Hub.
In a sweeping campaign finance decision, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down aggregate limits — or rules for how much an individual can give in one campaign cycle. So what’s the backstory of this case?