Politics

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

Roy Moore believes the last time America was 'great' was during slavery

Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate believes the last time America was great was when the country had slaves. Moore made these comments during a campaign rally in Florence, Alabama in September. But his remarks have resurfaced in a viral tweet just a few days ahead of a statewide election in...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 1:30pm

Everyone is talking about Donald Trump's teeth

Yesterday was a big day in politics (bet you’ve heard that one before). President Trump announced that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and the gradual process of moving our embassy there from its long-standing presence in Tel Aviv will commence. Whether you agreed...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 2:51pm

PA Democratic Party calls for Rep. Metcalfe's resignation after "random homophobic tirade"

The Pennsylvania Democratic Party is calling for Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler County) to resign from the State Government Committee after going on a “random homophobic tirade” at a meeting Tuesday night. Rep. Matt Bradford (D-Montgomery County) reportedly touched Metcalfe...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:51pm

Gay man denied marriage license by Kim Davis will run for her job

Even after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to legalize gay marriage nationwide in 2015, Rowan County clerk Kim Davis refused to give David Ermold a same-sex marriage license. Her reasoning? It was “God’s authority.” Davis tried to steal away Ermold's rights and run from the law,...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 5:45pm

Two-thirds of young Americans are fearful about country's future: Poll

Are you concerned about the future of our country? If so, you’re not alone. More than two-thirds of young adults in the United States say that they are more fearful than they are hopeful about America’s future, according to a new poll out of Harvard University. The Harvard Kennedy...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 12:14pm

Woman shares evidence of relationship with Roy Moore when she was a teenager

A Roy Moore sexual misconduct accuser has come forward to present evidence that the two went out on dates when she was a teenager. Several women have accused U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault and misconduct and Moore has continued to deny the allegations against him and has gone as...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 3:11pm

Trump White House full of mice, ants and roaches: Reports

The White House looks magnificent from the outside — regal almost. But even in all its magnificence, on the inside it suffers from the same problems any ol’ house would: Maintenance problems. According to NBC 4 Washington, the number of times Trump White House officials sent work...

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:24am

Roy Moore blames LGBT community, socialists for spreading sexual misconductclaims

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore stood before churchgoers Wednesday night and blamed gays, bisexuals, transgender people and socialists for the multiple sexual assault allegations against him that have come to light in recent weeks. The Alabama Republican delivered a campaign speech...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 1:26pm

White House ethics lawyer James Schultz resigns, says he's returning to private law

White House ethics lawyer James Schultz, has reportedly decided to resign.  Schultz, a lawyer working in the Trump Administration, resigned last week an has plans to return to his private law at the Philadelphia-based law firm, Cozen O’Conner, according to Politico. Schultz came on...

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 1:05pm

Radio host says she was groped, kissed by Al Franken

A radio and television host has come forward to accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping and kissing her without her consent in 2006 and she has the evidence to prove it. Leeann Tweeden, a former model and actress and now a radio anchor and in Los Angeles says Franken made lewd gestures at her during a...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:30pm

Roy Moore threatens to sue Washington Post over sexual misconduct reports

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore says he plans to sue the Washington Post over their report alleging he was involved with sexual relationships with teenagers when he was in his 30s working as an assistant prosecutor. One of the allegations includes a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:12pm