Politics

What does the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez primary win mean for politics?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s name was everywhere in the wake of her Tuesday primary win. Her defeat of incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley was deemed a “shocking upset” by many. In unseating the 10-term member of Congress in the first primary election he’s faced in more than a decade,...

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 12:34pm

Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? Everything you need to know about the NY primary winner

Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? After the primary elections in New York Tuesday night, the internet is abuzz with talk of this one particular New Yorker. Here’s what you need to know. Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? Ocasio-Cortez is a 28-year-old New Yorker who was born in the Bronx to...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:33am

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ousts high-ranking Dem Joe Crowley In NY primary

The Democratic Party's insurgent left wing and Republican U.S. President Donald Trump each claimed big victories on Tuesday, as voters in seven states selected the parties' candidates for November's midterm elections that will determine control of Congress. U.S. Representative Joseph...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:19am

Are Eagles actually going to visit the White House?

It's no secret that the Eagles are a progressive locker room. Led by Malcolm Jenkins, Chris Long and recently departed Torrey Smith, several Eagles' players have suggested that they would not accept an invitation to the White House.  It is, of course, customary for the Super Bowl...

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 4:52pm

1 month after announcing Congress run, 'Clueless' actress Stacey Dash says never mind

Stacey Dash, best known for her role as Dionne Davenport in the 1995 comedy "Clueless," announced she was running for Congress last month. The official paperwork was signed on Feb. 26 — she planned on being a Republican representative for California’s 44th ...

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 5:07pm

Sarah Jessica Parker has thoughts on Cynthia Nixon's gubernatorial bid

A message approved by Sarah Jessica Parker herself: SJP has taken to Instagram to officially endorse Cynthia Nixon for governor. Grool! The Divorce star took to Instagram to announce the news, writing that Nixon has her “love, support and vote.” She continued, “A mother, an...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 1:51pm

Meet Rubén Díaz Jr, the Bronx BP who wants to be your next mayor

Walking around the South Bronx with Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. is a bit like walking around with a celebrity. Whether strolling the sidewalks or riding in a car, Bronxites wave, call out and come up to Díaz, who has represented them in some capacity since 1997. “The best part of my job...

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 5:02am

Sex and the City's Cynthia Nixon wants to be New York's governor

Miranda Hobbes would be proud. Cynthia Nixon, the real-life alter ego of the Sex and the City lawyer, has made months of rumors official today by announcing she will run for governor of New York against incumbent Andrew Cuomo in 2020. The actress, who will be 52 years old next month, posted a...

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 3:03pm

The Foreman Forecast: The loyal opposition

I’ve long believed that most of us — if we were given exactly our way — would become unmitigated train wrecks. As we pursued our agendas completely unfettered by opposition, we would alienate friends and family. We would drive trusted advisers into exile. And we would find that...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 5:03am

Caitlyn Jenner, Kanye, The Rock not the only celebs considering political career

Following the greatest reality show on earth, the 2016 presidential election, there aren’t many things that surprise us anymore. Real estate mogul and reality TV host Donald Trump became No. 45 after beating out a slew of seasoned politicians and other celebrities are having ideations of...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 11:23am

Trump’s America: Hotel Hell at Trump’s Tower in Panama

I have seen the future of the Trump presidency. It features an eviction notice, a document shredder and a bunch of agitated people peppering each other with angry insults. Kinda like the White House on a calm day! You’re probably still trying to make sense of Donald Trump’s crazed...

Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 6:01pm

Dating in NYC not so different from anywhere else: Match

We’ve surely all heard horror stories of what it’s like to be single in New York City, but here’s a newsflash: Dating in NYC really isn’t all that different from anywhere else, at least according to the latest “Singles in America” survey from Match.com. “...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 5:06am

The Foreman Forecast: Man of La Manchin

If you look at polls or study social trends, or if you ask any American, you’ll soon know how little faith voters have in the political system these days. Most don’t think the president is doing a good job. Even more don’t trust Congress. And every time some politico starts...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 5:06am

MAP: Which states would be most affected by a government shutdown?

As President Trump reached his first full year in office, the country is also facing its 19th government shutdown in the country’s history. The shutdown has made its way into the work week Monday and is raising a concern among people who are worried about the future of children's...

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 2:04pm

Trump’s America: The world’s greatest dealmaker is otherwise occupied

Schumer insults McConnell. McConnell insults Schumer. Moderate senators from both parties try to hash out a compromise that might reopen the government, while hundreds of thousands of federal workers wait to find out when they’re going back to work. And Donald Trump, the World’s...

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 6:08pm

March, then learn how to run — for office

On Saturday, tens of thousands are expected to converge in New York City for the 2018 Women’s March on NYC, a follow-up to last year’s Women’s March on Washington, which along with its hundreds of sister marches, was the largest coordinated protest in U.S. history. But what comes...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 5:02am

The Foreman Forecast: The word on Trump

Ask any Trump hater coast-to-coast for one word to describe the current president of the United States’ first year in office, and they might well go with “disaster.” In fact, that descriptor was the most common one offered by people in a Quinnipiac University survey earlier this...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 5:02am

Senator Cory Booker likely to run for President in 2020 for Democrats

Cory Booker seems to be emerging as one of the top candidates for the Democratic Party in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election as he fits several criteria Dems believe could take down the Trump Administration. In an era where bombast is seen as "electable," Booker's viral lashing...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 8:28pm

Trump’s America: One year down, we’re still standing

There is no wall. Rocket Man hasn’t nuked Los Angeles, and a lot of alarming creatures no longer work in the White House: Michael Flynn, Steve Bannon, Omarosa Manigault. (Quick show of hands: Who misses Omarosa? I didn’t think so.) Thank God for little favors, I say. The DACA kids...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 7:18pm

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