Washington, D.C. - In a mini-version of the recent congressional showdown over budget talks, the "SuperCommittee" formed to find a workable budget has announced that they have thus far failed to come to an agreement. The newest proposal, a Republican action to raise taxes by $300 billion, was rejected by Democrats....
Tucson, AZ - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has announced in a video released today that she is stepping down from Congress saying she still has more work to do for her own recovery and believes it would be best for Arizona also. Before she leaves, she will attend President Obama's State of...
The Cuban Supreme Court upheld a 15-year prison sentence of American aid worker Alan Gross by a lower court after hearing arguments by the defense who said he was simply trying to bring internet to the small communist island nation and meant no harm.  The internet in Cuba is...
Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards reportedly will be indicted today on criminal charges that he broke campaign finance laws to cover up his extramarital affair with Rielle Hunter. ABC News, citing unnamed sources, says the indictment will be handed down in Raleigh today unless a plea deal is reached....
June 8th, 2011 - An unlikely party has waded into the U.S. national debt debate, China.  In an unexpected warning, China’s Li Daokui warned congressional Republicans to stop playing politics with the debt and raise the debt ceiling.  But why does China care about the U.S. Debt? China is currently the...
Republican Senator Marco Rubio and Democratic Senator Bill Nelson both received mail containing white powdery substances in the last couple of days, bringing back fears from shortly after 9/11 and the Anthrax scare. Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Bomb Squad was called after mail containing the powder was opened at the Jacksonville...
As the Republican primary race draws to a close with Mitt Romney becoming the presumptive nominee, the financial reports of the two campaigns for March have been released with Barack Obama having $104 million in the bank and Romney with just $10.1 million. Hoping to give the Romney campaign a...
Sacramento, CA- The Governor of California, Jerry Brown, signed a bill into law which will require school curricula and textbooks to include contributions to history by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans. That’s the public highlight of the bill, which passed the California Senate 26-11 in a very partisan vote. The bill also...
As Americans say goodbye to the $2 billion presidential race here's a full transcript review of the concession and victory speeches of the 2012 presidential candidates. At the bottom is an image of what Romney's website as "President-elect" looked like, ready to go if he had won. --MITT ROMNEY's 2012...
Republican hopeful Mitt Romney is under the spotlight for his support of Florida’s Full Sail University. The Winter Park FL based multimedia for-profit university costs far more than many traditional. At issue as the number of mentions that the candidate has mentioned the school which has raised some eyebrows. The...