Thursday, April 26, 2018
Blog Page 844
A bill that would require buyers of prepaid cell phones to present identification has been introduced in the U.S. Senate. Democrat New York Sen. Chuck Schumer and Republican Texas Sen. John Cornyn sponsored the bill, which law enforcement officials hope...
Noting that there is no easy fix to the economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said this week lawmakers must begin to address an  "unsustainable" level of debt. The economy is recovering, albeit slowly, and Bernanke told the House Budget...
President Barack Obama is planning to veto a bill that -- if it passes Congress -- would strip the Environmental Protection Agency of the authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and derail efforts for a climate change bill. GOP Alaska...
The battle of New York legislators' inability to pass a state budget has come to a head with a possible shutdown of state government on Monday. The fiscal year began April 1, but without agreement on a budget, the state...
Yesterday no one knew where in the world Alvin Greene came from or how he managed to win the South Carolina Democratic Party nomination to run against Republican Sen. Jim DeMint in the general election. By all accounts, including...

All in Moderation?

But, did the center really show that much clout or was it simply a matter of party wings – both left and right – going through a readjustment phase? The left is still angry; the right is still stubborn. And neither party seems able to control their hardcore ideological wings.
Alvin Greene is one of the biggest enigmas of this election year and to especially news media who are trying to understand how he won the right to run against South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint in the November general...
Tuesday was a huge primary election day, with 12 states sending its voters to the polls. The biggest question in several key races was whether the incumbent would keep their seats against anti-establishment stances and rhetoric among constituents. In California, two...
A study released this month uncovered "shocking present-day evidence of racial discrimination," according to an Equal Justice Initiative press release. EJI, non-profit law organization based in Alabama, recently publicized results of a two-year study where more than 100 blacks were...
Chris Kelly outspent San Francisco D. A. Kamala Harris but he didn't beat her in the race to be the Democratic Party candidate for attorney general of California. Harris outdistanced her six competitors with 33% of the vote, Kelly...