Washington, D.C.- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was the last to name her appointments to the Congressional debt Super Committee, but she has now, and so the whole 12 member roster is out. This is the committee which is tasked with finding at least $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction measures...
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...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.com/Three presidential candidates have signed on to the National Organization for Marriage, NOM, the whose stated platform is to appoint an Attorney General that opposes gay marriages, support efforts to block gay marriages and ban states from recognizing such marriages. In signing the NOM agreement, they have pledged to five...
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...
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...
Redistricting is sure to bring out the least desirable personalities of lawmakers in their effort to redraw political districts that will affect state and federal representatives’ ability to stay in office and be reelected as their voting constituents will change.  In most cases, with the recent Florida constitutional amendments...
June 8th, 2011 - President Barack Obama will be visiting Puerto Rico next week, in an attempt to attract Hispanic voters in the upcoming 2012 presidential elections.  While the 3.1 million Puerto Ricans living on the island can’t vote in national presidential elections, the 4.9 million who live in the...
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...
June 6, 2011 – Washington – The New York Representative democrat that serves in the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill is facing criticism for a possibly lewd photo that he admitted he sent via Twitter to a woman in Washington state, all while he is in his first...
June 6, 2011 – In an attempt to support and defend Sarah Palin’s recent comments while in Boston on her highly publicized road trip, supporters and staff have attempted to edit the Wikipedia article about revolutionary patriot Paul Revere. Palin recently recounted Paul Revere’s ride,  giving an account significantly different...