The nation’s biggest cell phone companies and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are working together to make it more difficult for criminals to access and use stolen cell phones.
Massachusetts Senatorial candidates Scott Brown, the Republican incumbent, and Democrat Elizabeth Warren are running neck and neck, according to a new poll from Rasmussen Reports. The poll shows that Warren has a razor thin lead at 46 to 45 percent. 8 percent are undecided and 1 percent favor a different candidate. Election filings have shown […]
President Obama will argue on Tuesday that wealthy Americans should be taxed at a higher rate in the name of fairness.
After offering Mitt Romney a high-profile endorsement last week, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fl.) is now calling on the others in the race to accept Romney as the inevitable nominee and drop out. As reported by the Florida politics blog Shark Tank, Rubio told attendees at an office opening that “I do believe it’s time now […]
Illinois Republican Tim Johnson will retire from his post in the House of Representatives in 2012, according to reports. Capitol Fax, an Illinois political website, first reported the news of Johnson’s departure, saying recent redistricting played a role in Johnson’s decision. Johnson, who is coming off a March 20th primary victory, is expected to make […]
Though Congress is technically out of town for the week, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calf.) held a quasi congressional hearing Wednesday to take a deeper look at the effects of oil speculation on rising gas prices. “[Gasoline prices] are a burden in the micro sense in that people simply don’t have the money to […]
Before signing the STOCK Act Wednesday, President Barack Obama stated that legislation barring insider trading among lawmakers was a necessary step in mending the lack of trust that many Americans harbor against Washington.
Prior to signing the STOCK Act, President Barack Obama called out Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), an early supporter of legislation to bar insider trading among lawmakers.
President Obama delivered a devastating critique of the Republican budget proposal on Tuesday, his most poignant take-down of the plan to date.
President Barack Obama extended an invitation to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to join him at the White House for Thursday’s signing ceremony for the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. The move marks a happier time in an otherwise embattled relationship between the two. Obama and Cantor were involved in some heated exchanges during […]