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Former Romney aide Beth Lindstrom announces run against Warren

Elizabeth Warren has another challenger vying for her Senate seat. Beth Lindstrom, a former aide to Gov. Mitt Romney, announced her run on Monday. In a video posted online Monday, Lindstrom said that she is not a politician, “I’m a mom who cares deeply about Massachusetts and where we...

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 11:51am

Tina Fey fights alt-right with #sheetcaking on Weekend Update

You know the country is deeply divided when we can’t even agree that Nazis are evil. But what can one person do when even the president insists there are “many sides” to the white power rally that turned deadly last weekend at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville? Tina...

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 11:45am

Right-wing BU teen won't return to Boston after attending Charlottesville rally

A Boston University student said that he will not return to the school following threats he received for attending the Unite the Right rally that turned violent this past weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. Nicholas Fuentes, 18, has been outspoken about his controversial conservative political...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 4:59pm

Neo-Nazi Daily Stormer website probably faked that 'Anonymous' hack

It appears the notorious neo-Nazi website, the Daily Stormer, faked an attack by the hacktivist collective “Anonymous” Monday in an attempt to drum up publicity and support for its message. An article published on the website had, at first glance, all the markings of a Anonymous attack...

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 3:44pm

Eagles' Torrey Smith on National Anthem: 'I don't feel any attachment to it'

If you think Colin Kapernick's unemployment means there will be less activism in the NFL next season, think again. In the Eagles locker room, days after controversial events in Charlottesville put a spotlight on racial strife in the United States yet again, race relations has become a topic of...

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 3:23pm

Eagles' Chris Long defends right to tweet, criticize Donald Trump

Eagles' defensive end Chris Long went to the University of Virginia before becoming an NFL pass-rusher and eventual Super Bowl champion with the Patriots. Now as he starts a stint in Philadelphia he's joined safety Malcolm Jenkins and wide receiver Torrey Smith as an outspoken political...

Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 4:09pm

Evan Macy: Donald Trump is giving golf a bad name

When you type the words "Donald Trump golf" into google, the first thing that comes up isn't Trump's official website touting his 17 golf courses. It's a website called "Trump Golf Count." The unofficial count has Trump at 45 visits to his golf courses in his first...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 4:49pm

McCain's brain tumor might have affected his healthcare vote: GOP senator

A Republican senator seems to think the vote to repeal Obamacare was defeated in part by the John McCain tumor effect. Sen. Ron Johnson said on Tuesday perhaps McCain's health and recent brain tumor discovery adversely affected his vote on the Senate bill to repeal the current healthcare system...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 2:18pm

What you need to know about Kayleigh McEnany, RNC spokeswoman

Kayleigh McEnany, a former President Trump surrogate who turned CNN commentator, returned to papa and is adding to the administration’s burgeoning Trump TV machine, which some have called state-sponsored propaganda. Like Eric Trump’s wife Lara, McEnany plans to deliver “real news...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 6:19pm

‘Ring Your Rep’ booth at The Standard direct-dials DC

If you’ve been striving to make your voice heard since Election Day and want to do more, The Standard hotel is offering a lifeline.  The Meatpacking District destination on Thursday introduced a “Ring Your Rep” phone booth that not only is retro chic, but gives guests, staff...

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 5:06am

Is Cynthia Nixon bringing ‘Sex and the City’ to the state house?

Actor Cynthia Nixon, best known as Miranda Hobbes in the hit HBO show “Sex and the City,” is being considered as a possible challenger to Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) in the 2018 primaries. Nixon has criticized Cuomo’s policies and during a spring episode of the talk show “...

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 5:36pm

Obama advisors want former MA Gov. Deval Patrick to run for president in 2020

Could yet another (former) Massachusetts governor become a presidential candidate? That’s the hope of none other than those in Barack Obama’s inner circle, according to Politico. Former Gov. Deval Patrick is being encouraged to run for president in 2020 by former Obama advisers well-...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 11:25am

Place your bets! Gambling site has odds on Caitlin Jenner, Kid Rock politics

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson for president. Kanye for president. Kid Rock for Michigan Senate. Caitlyn Jenner for California Senate. Rumors are swirling like a cat flushing a toilet about celebrities who have toyed with the notion of running for political office. via GIPHY Kid Rock has...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 3:41pm

Glen Macnow: The worst sports fan in America is...

The Worst Sports Fan in America hears himself heckled in Milwaukee at a Cubs-Brewers game. He stomps through the stands – cradling his cheese nacho tray – until he spots his critic, shoves a finger under the guy’s nose and berates him for trying to “be a big shot....

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 4:51pm

President Trump calls out Alaskan senator who voted against Obamacare repeal,threatens to cut funding

President Donald Trump called out Alaskan Sen. Lisa Murkowski by name on Twitter Wednesday after she voted against the latest Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare and his administration might be threatening to take federal funds away from states if senators don’t back his plan to...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 4:17pm

Majority of Americans want to repeal and replace Trump: Poll

It’s been well documented that President Donald Trump has sparked some anxiety in Americans, but people aren’t just worried about their own lives. Six months into the Trump administration, nearly two-thirds of Americans are worried about the United States’ global reputation,...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 12:30pm

Mount Rushmore presidents: Who they are and when they were added

President Donald Trump pulled a kidding-not-kidding on Tuesday when he suggested his visage appear on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, but could (or should) his face really grace the stone next to the four leaders of the United States memorialized on the mountain? What is Mount Rushmore?...

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 5:12pm

Which Republican senators opposed the Senate healthcare bill and why

Senate Republicans' push to repeal and replace Obamacare is dead, for now, in large part thanks to moderates who found replacement legislation too tough and ultra-conservatives who didn’t think the Senate healthcare bill's cuts went far enough. Republican leaders are now struggling...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 5:48pm

Baker most popular governor in the country: poll

Though a recent poll showed that the Republican president’s support is slipping, some Republican governors — especially in blue states — are gaining popularity, according to a new poll. And the most popular governor in the entire country? That ranking goes to Massachusetts...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 10:31am

The Foreman Forecast: Double-talk made in America

He climbed into a fire truck, slapped on a cowboy hat and beamed amid dozens of other American-made products from doughnuts to guitars. This is how President Trump kicked off the White House’s Made in America Week – a promotional push encouraging business for U.S. manufacturers. And he...

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 5:03am