House Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation from Congress amidst a struggle that could end with a government shutdown.

Surprise, surprise. The government is about to run out of money to pay for our nation’s bills. Again. Treasury secretary Jack Lew warned Congress that the government will run out of money at the end of the month unless the debt ceiling is raised. If you recall, the debt limit was suspended in the October […]

Damn you, Black Friday! Target has confirmed that criminals attacked their customer information system Thanksgiving week, stealing credit card and personal data from nearly 40 million customers. The theft continued until December 15. The information stolen included customer names, credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates, and three-digit security codes. Online customers, however, were safe. Authorities […]

  POTUS is fired up! After it’s 16th day the government shutdown finally ended, but not without leaving behind many ruffled feathers including President Obama‘s. In an address to the nation from the White House hours after signing into law a compromise that ended the standoff, the President said to Republicans: “You don’t like a […]

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. […]

The House stenographer who made a scene on Wednesday night during the vote to reopen the government and lift the debt ceiling is finally speaking out. Dianne Reidy, who shouted out a religious-fueled rant about Freemasons and God, had this to say about her blow-up: “For the past 2 and 1/2 weeks, the Holy Spirit has […]

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 […]

Hip Pop Hooray! Our favorite “superhero” mayor of Newark, Cory Booker, won a special election on Wednesday to represent New Jersey in the U.S. Senate. Booker, 44, will be the first black senator from New Jersey. We congratulate him for that historic win! [CBS] A judge has ruled that a 9-year-old boy who passed security […]