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Joe Biden says he didn't want to be VP

Joe Biden didn’t want to be Obama’s right hand — the Robin to his Batman, the VP to his P — and was upfront about it when the former president asked him in 2008. Huff Post reports that during a Tuesday event in San Francisco promoting his memoir, "Promise Me, Dad: A...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 1:20pm

Even Trump wants to see Oprah in politics — at least he did in 1999

In the aftermath of Oprah Winfrey's very presidential-seeming Golden Globes acceptance speech, an especially ironic video surfaced: A 1999 interview with Donald Trump, in which he said Oprah would be his first pick as a running mate. "I love Oprah. Oprah would always be my first choice,...

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 5:11pm

Trump’s America: Dumb, dumber, Trump

How, like, stupid is this? A new book raises questions about Donald Trump’s mental fitness. So he fires off an angry tweet storm that makes him sound mentally unfit. Then, he sends an unhinged person named Stephen Miller onto CNN to vouch for his “very stable genius.” There...

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 5:28pm

Roy Moore accuser's house burns, arson investigation launched

The house belonging to a woman who accused former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct was destroyed in a fire on Tuesday, and local authorities have launched an arson investigation. Tina Johnson accused Moore of grabbing her in his office in the early '90s. She said her...

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 5:12pm

The Foreman Forecast: Gearing up for Trump's 'dishonest,' 'corrupt' media awards

I didn’t buy a load of bread, eggs and milk for the bomb cyclone, but I’ll assure you this: I’m laying in a serious supply of popcorn, ginger ale, and Mike and Ike’s for the big awards show on Monday. Which awards, you say? Well, of course I’m talking about President...

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 12:51pm

Photo of Sen. Doug Jones's son staring down Mike Pence goes viral

On Wednesday Vice President Mike Pence had the honor of swearing in Alabama Senator Doug Jones, but it was Jones’s son that stole the show. During the ceremony held at the Capitol, wife Louise and sons Christopher and Carson accompanied Senator Doug Jones. Vice President Mike Pence had the...

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 5:10pm

Inside Bernie Sanders' extremely Bernie Sanders New Year's Eve

Famously thrifty Sen. Bernie Sanders did not spend New Year's Eve with the millionaires and the billionaires. Instead, he celebrated in just about the most Bernie Sanders way imaginable: Consuming an early-bird meal while surrounded by adoring millennials snapping photos with their cell phones...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 4:28pm

Senate seats most likely to flip in 2018

As an anti-Republican wave builds, few analysts are predicting that the GOP will maintain control over all three major chambers of government after next year's elections. All eyes are on the Senate, where Democrats' hopes of just maintaining their three-seat minority seemed remote last year...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 4:03pm

Ellen DeGeneres is a member of the Deep State according to Eric Trump

Eric Trump believes Ellen DeGeneres is a member of the Deep State. On Tuesday, President Trump’s son tweeted a screenshot of Twitter’s suggested people he should follow. The list included former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama. One person who...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 1:32pm

Michele Bachmann asking God if she should run for Al Franken's Senate seat

Michele Bachmann, a former Republican Congresswoman from Minnesota, told TV pastor Jim Bakker that she's considering a run for Al Franken's Senate seat and that she's asking God about it. God was not available for comment, at least to Bachmann, who implied she hadn't gotten a clear...

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 5:29pm

What is gerrymandering, and why are people so upset about it?

As new generations become increasingly involved in politics, heated debates pop up over terms with which you might not be familiar. One that keeps popping up throughout this election cycle and as we head into midterm election season: gerrymandering. But what is gerrymandering anyway? What is...

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 4:07pm

Biden could beat Trump in 2020, but that might not be enough for Democrats

Former Vice President Joe Biden would trounce President Trump in a presidential election, but his raw popularity with the electorate might not be enough for Democrats to give him the nomination in 2020. Biden would beat Trump 46 to 35 percent, according to a recent Morning Consult Poll. He has the...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 6:21pm

Trump’s America: Three, two, one … Happy Trump Year!

Want to sound smart in 2018? Then don’t forget President Donald Trump’s 18 Shiny, Golden Rules. We (and he) learned every one of them the hard way. 1. There’s crazy like a fox, and then there’s just plain crazy. Mainly, it depends on the day. 2. Golf is a huge waste of...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 5:46pm

The Foreman Forecast: Resolutionary times

Across this great nation, millions of people are standing in front of mirrors considering goals for the coming year: Skinnier waist? Fatter wallet? More time with friends? Less time with fries? The result will be a host of resolutions launched like North Korean missiles on Jan. 1, which will...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 1:42pm

In new interview, Obama warns against irresponsible social media use

During the September Invictus Games in Toronto, Prince Harry put Former President Barack Obama in the hot seat as a guest editor on BBC Radio 4. They talked about his hopes for the future, his post-presidental life and the Obama Foundation, but the full interview wasn’t released until...

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 12:21pm

Dictionary.com uses this word to describe Vice President Mike Pence

Dictionary.com doesn't hold back when it comes to chiming in on what goes on in the White House and they definitely had something to say when Vice President Mike Pence gave a speech about President Trump. On Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence gave a three-minute speech praising President...

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 1:37pm

The Foreman Forecast: Russian Winter

The White House has 28 fireplaces which could prove useful. Not only are they warm, cozy fixtures to gather around for the holidays, but they may also help fight the deep chill of the Russia investigation descending on Pennsylvania Avenue.  This week, Donald Trump Jr. celebrated the coming of...

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 6:33pm

White House temporarily shuts down 'We the People' petition site

"We the People," a website launched by the Obama administration in 2011 to essentially fast-track petitions to White House staff, has been temporarily shut down.  The Associated Press reports that the platform will return in late January as a new site and that the move will save...

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 5:08pm

Sen. Joe Manchin says he will not pursue investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Trump

West Virginia Democrat Senator Joe Manchin says he has no plans to call for an investigation into President Trump over sexual assault allegations, saying he has “moved on” from all of it and wants the president to focus more on the issues in the country. “I’m not going to...

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 5:17pm

Trump's national-security policy drops climate change, adds jihadist terror

Trump's official national-security strategy, announced Monday afternoon, has dropped climate change from the list of threats to national security while re-adding jihadist terror. Those are two more sharp breaks from Obama-administration policy. The former president emphasized that the planet...

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 4:59pm