Both parties hope veterans can win in 2014

Both parties hope veterans can win in 2014

When he meets voters in Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District, former Army Ranger Kevin Strouse recounts how he helped clear a city block in Iraq during the rescue of prisoner of war Jessica Lynch in 2003. The story is meant to show his experience working with others to accomplish a goal. “In the military, it’s always […]

Another shutdown for Obamacare’s troubled website

Another shutdown for Obamacare’s troubled website

A crucial weekend for the troubled website that is the backbone of President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul appears to be off to a shaky start, as the U.S. government took the HealthCare.gov site offline for an unusually long maintenance period into Saturday morning. Just hours before the Obama administration’s self-imposed deadline to get the insurance […]

Obama: ‘Nowhere to go but up’ in Obamacare debacle

Obama: ‘Nowhere to go but up’ in Obamacare debacle

President Barack Obama’s popularity has taken a beating over the botched October 1 launch of Obamacare, but in a television interview set to air on Friday, Obama said he believes Americans eventually will appreciate his signature healthcare reform. Reflecting on his poll numbers in an interview with ABC’s Barbara Walters, Obama said: “I’ve gone up […]

Alec Baldwin blames his MSNBC firing on ‘fundamentalists’

Alec Baldwin blames his MSNBC firing on ‘fundamentalists’

Incendiary actor/activist Alec Baldwin lost his short-lived MSNBC talk show this week over his videotaped rant where he called a photographer a “fag” as part of an obscene outburst. The announcement came Tuesday in statements from both MSNBC and Baldwin’s publicist but Baldwin, never known for keeping his mouth shut, is firing back at his […]

Thanksgiving 2013: Too little holiday and too much shopping?

Thanksgiving 2013: Too little holiday and too much shopping?

Americans gathered on Thursday to celebrate Thanksgiving by stuffing turkeys and braving cold winds along parade routes, while others started the holiday shopping earlier than ever in a trend that some argued went against the spirit of the holiday. With retailers offering “Black Friday” deals before Thanksgiving tables were even set on Thursday, critics circulated […]