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Today we mark the 50th year since John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. And what most remember about that day was Jacqueline Kennedy’s “smashing” (as described by the president himself) pink suit and pill-box hat. After her husband was shot, Jackie refused to take off the blood-splattered suit because she wanted America to […]

I know where Republicans stand. They have voted 47 times to repeal the Affordable Care Act, so their stance is clear. If you get sick, you’re on your own. If you can’t pay for your medical expenses, declare bankruptcy. If you have a pre-existing condition, they’ll send you a get well card when you’re on […]

Virginia State Democrat Sen. Creigh Deeds was found with a stab wound in his home on Tuesday morning. His son Austin “Gus” Deeds was found dead from a gunshot wound. Now, Democratic sources are telling NBC that Gus, 24, embraced by his father in the picture above, stabbed his dad before fatally shooting himself. Deeds […]

It’s official. New York City’s new favorite family is now the First Family of the Big Apple. Last night, Bill de Blasio won the NYC mayoral race by a landslide, becoming the first Democrat in two decades to serve as the mayor of the city. With his liberal agenda, opposition to stop-and-frisk and pledge to raise […]

Here we sit again, with the nation with baited breath waiting for answers on the Obamacare rollout, NSA spying, Benghazi, and other battles on foreign soil – all while ignoring the growing poverty that has engulfed recession-torn America. The theory from many establishment Democrats is that the changes to the American health care system due […]

It’s almost Halloween and the scariest thing on the block isn’t a movie about the zombie apocalypse. It’s politics and the 113th Congress. For starters, our country was on the brink of financial collapse. The Republicans were holding us hostage and not giving us our paychecks. It was hurricane season and NOAA employees were furloughed. […]

On Thursday morning, as the government opened its shuttered doors, President Barack Obama addressed the nation about the new debt budget that averted the debt default and reopened federal business. Last night I signed legislation to reopen our government and pay America’s bills. Because Democrats and responsible Republicans came together, the first government shutdown in […]

Just when you thought things in Washington D.C. couldn’t get any zanier. The government shutdown and the looming debt ceiling default was enough to drive us all crazy, but for the House stenographer recording it all, it was too much to bear. As the House finished their vote to reopen the government and bring us […]

After 16 days and a down-to-the-wire countdown, the house passed a temporary bill. Get all the details here...

Listen. We’ve all been there. Drunk dialing your ex after a night of drinking because you’re feeling either nostalgic or pissed about how it all went down. Then waking in the morning, remembering what you did, looking at your phone and immediately feeling this: Now you don’t have to feel that embarrassment. In fact, there’s a […]

Parts of the federal government shut down at 12:01AM, as Congress failed to agree on a spending bill...

For the first time in seventeen years, the United States government has shut down...