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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

What you need to know about net neutrality

On Wednesday, an "Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality" was held as the web awaits its fate. Net neutrality is the idea that the internet is truly a free marketplace of ideas. Whether it’s good, bad, #fakenews or a cat video gone viral, anyone is free to join the...

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 12:54am

GOP Rep. Steve King wants to pay for Trump's border wall with Planned Parenthood, food stamps funds

Mexico isn’t paying for President Donald Trump’s border wall, but Republican Rep. Steve King has a plan: use federal money typically earmarked for Planned Parenthood and food stamps to help finance it. On Tuesday, a spending bill hit the House floor that would appropriate $1.6 billion...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 7:15pm

Joe Scarborough is done with the Republican Party

Joe Scarborough, the conservative voice on MSNBC’s political commentary show “Morning Joe,” which two weeks ago had a very public feud with President Donald Trump, is leaving the Republican Party. “I am a Republican, but I’m not going to be a Republican anymore. I...

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 1:21pm

Ohio councilman's money-saving anti-overdose plan: Just die

Perhaps misinterpreting President Trump's "American carnage" inauguration speech as an objective, an Ohio city councilman who is concerned about the rising cost of lifesaving treatment for opioid overdoses proposed a creative solution last week: Just withhold it. Dan Picard, a city...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 6:20pm

Joe Biden posed in a lifeguard chair and Twitter went nuts

A nation in withdrawal from Joe Biden memes (and pictures of the former vice president just looking jolly) was sated yesterday, when he had a swimming pool named after him and dutifully provided a cute photo op. On Monday, the swimming pool in Biden's native Wilmington, Delaware, was redubbed...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 6:18pm

Republican avoids upset as Karen Handel wins in costly Georgia congressional race

Georgia Republican Karen Handel won the most expensive congressional race in history on Tuesday, avoiding a Democratic upset in a race that was widely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump. By a margin of 52 percent to 48 percent, the former Georgia secretary of state defeated Democrat...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:03am

Supreme Court to decide if gerrymandering is unconstitutional

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether electoral maps drawn deliberately to favor a particular political party, known as gerrymandering, are acceptable under the Constitution in a case that could have huge consequences for American elections. The justices will take up Wisconsin...

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 12:23pm

Witches against Trump? Mass spell planned, Lana del Rey participating

Is there double toil and double trouble for The Donald? A community calling themselves the #magicresistanceis planning a mass spell "to bind Donald Trump and all those who abet him." The Facebook group explained what binding is and how it would apply to the object of the spell, the...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 7:21pm

The Foreman Forecast: Sessions tips the checkerboard

The most popular bar game by far in D.C. these days is a rollicking contest enjoyed by Democrats, Republicans and agnostics alike. It's called "What Was Trump Thinking?" and it's played almost every day as politicos gather at local watering holes trying to sort out the meaning of...

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 10:02am

Gavin McInnes explains what a Proud Boy is and why porn and wanking are bad

Gavin McInnes, a Canadian writer, actor and comedian who has appeared on Fox News and The Blaze, and his posse of Proud Boys faced protestors at NYU last week during what was supposed to be a speaking engagement and Q&A by the conservative comedian and podcaster. A student group, NYU Anti-...

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 7:04pm

US State Department approves $750 million Saudi training program sale

The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of $750 million worth of military training and support to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Monday, part of a $110 billion arms deal U.S. President Donald Trump sealed with the kingdom in May. The sale would include continuing a "...

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 9:43pm