Mar 26, 2014 4:41pm

Belgium Gifts Obama Life-Size Gingerbread Man of Himself

In the same week that a Belgian newspaper was criticized for publishing a racist caricature of President Obama and the first lady as apes, Belgian officials presented the leader of the free world with a life-sized gingerbread version of himself wearing slouchy pants and playing… Read More »

Feb 28, 2014 1:17am

Obama and Biden Film a ‘Workout’ Video Together

President Barack Obama and Joe Biden are keeping in shape – and trying to stay out of trouble with their wives. The president and vice president filmed a “workout” video together, part of Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” fitness campaign. The clip opens with Obama sitting… Read More »

Aug 2, 2013 5:50pm

Washington Watchdog: Congress Takes Another Vacation While Nation’s Business Awaits

There was a mad dash in Washington today: members of Congress streaming out of the Capitol, grabbing their bags and heading to the airport for a five-week vacation. They left without passing some big pieces of the country’s business, including a budget. Some citizens vacationing… Read More »

May 10, 2013 3:30pm

IRS Official: ‘I’m Not Good at Math’

Today has been a tough day for IRS official Lois Lerner. In addition to touching off a political firestorm by admitting some conservative groups with the names “tea party” or “patriots” were singled out by her agency, she also admitted that she’s not a math… Read More »

May 10, 2013 11:42am

McCain Wants You to Watch More ‘Game of Thrones’

“The Maverick” is back. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.)  has introduced a bill in the Senate that would let you get HBO without paying for the DFH Network, defying a powerful telecom industry that is vociferously opposed to allowing pay per channel options. The “Television Consumer… Read More »

May 9, 2013 1:50pm

House OKs GOP ‘Comp’ Time Bill in Time for Mother’s Day

Just in time for Mother’s Day, House Republicans today successfully pushed through a bill aimed at mending the party’s ailing standing with women voters. The Working Families Flexibility Act, a bill that allowed employees to take time off instead of overtime pay, passed in the… Read More »

May 3, 2013 8:39pm

Obama Does Not Foresee U.S. Boots On The Ground In Syria

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA — President Obama tonight said he does not foresee any scenario that would require U.S. boots on the ground in Syria, as he vowed to “apply every pressure point” to the Assad regime. “As a general rule, I don’t rule things… Read More »

May 3, 2013 3:41pm

New NRA President Jim Porter Knocked ‘Fake President’ Obama

The NRA has a new president, Birmingham, Ala., attorney Jim Porter, and he has a knack for firing up a crowd if his old stump speeches are any indication. Porter, who until this week was first vice president at the NRA and chairman of the… Read More »

By Jilian Fama

Mar 25, 2013 4:12pm

Super Bowl Champ Interning for Rep. Cummings

Torrey Smith is a man of many hats, or maybe helmets. Not only is he a star wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens and a new Super Bowl champion, he is also an intern for Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. That’s right, an intern. Smith is… Read More »

Mar 24, 2013 8:20pm

On Gay Marriage, Public Leads Elected Leaders

ANALYSIS By RICK KLEIN @rickklein In the fast-moving politics of gay marriage, the nation’s political class is trailing the public — and it’s getting hard to keep up. Karl Rove is just the latest major political figure to recognize that fact. On ABC’s “This Week… Read More »