Biden jokes about his creepy photos

Remember that time Joe Biden got close to Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter’s wife?

The 'Notorious RBG' takes over SNL
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gives pretty hilarious and biting interviews in real life — “not 100 percent sober” ringing any bells? — but Kate McKinnon’s version of the “Notorious RBG” on Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” may just take the cake. From jokes about her morning exercise routine to her sexy dreams about […]
Jimmy Kimmel 'censors' Obama

Thanks to some mischievous editing from Jimmy Kimmel, these originally innocent TV clips will put your mind straight in the gutter.

Jon Stewart: Fox News is 'killing' him

As his days on the Daily Show wind down, Jon Stewart wants to make sure we are all aware how much he really, really hates Fox News.

Jay Carney is going to work for Amazon

Imagining an Amazon customer service call with Jay Carney on the line.

White House

Calling for cooperation, Obama engages in confrontation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid appeals for bipartisanship, President Barack Obama in just three days has provoked Republicans on issues as disparate as immigration, Wall Street and the Keystone XL pipeline — a combative mix of defense and offense that underscores Washington's political realignment.

It’s on: Obama follows through and vetoes Keystone pipeline

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

Biden: The middle class is ‘being killed,’ in worse shape than any time since the ’20s

Joe Biden—everyone’s favorite creeper and truth-bomb-dropper.

MSNBC Host: Obama’s terrorism summit is a ‘dog and pony show’
You know it’s bad when President Obama has even lost the support of MSNBC. MSNBC Host Andrea Mitchell basically called the White House’s Summit on “Countering Violent Extremism” a farce during her show Wednesday. “Here he has the summit, no heads of government coming, the participation has not been at a particularly high level. We’ll have […]
Obama assures ‘almost complete confidence’ there have been no NSA abuses

The president’s interview with Re/code over the weekend touched on privacy issues, with Obama insisting with “almost complete confidence” that there have been no abuses of the government’s vast surveillance program.

Congress

Boehner: GOP infighting over 'tactics'
After a week that saw Republican infighting leading to a dramatic near-shutdown situation for the Department of Homeland Security, House Speaker John Boehner was questioned on CBS’s “Face the Nation” about his leadership. Boehner downplayed the divisions and said that it wasn’t the big picture that they disagreed on, but rather how to accomplish it. […]
DCCC fundraises off shutdown that didn't happen
Democrats really jumped the gun on this one. It seems that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee was in such a hurry to fundraise over their hatred for Republicans this weekend that they were willing to spread a little misinformation to do so. The DCCC emailed supporters Saturday morning incorrectly saying that Republicans had allowed the Department of […]
Rand Paul calls on Hillary to retire

Rand Paul’s speech at CPAC Friday felt a lot like a campaign rally—and the crowd left little room to doubt that they wanted it that way, breaking out into chants of “President Paul! President Paul!” at least three times over the course of his remarks.

Cruz: Obama, Carter similarities 'uncanny'
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has his sights set on 2016, but he is not very optimistic about what will happen both at home and abroad in the mean time. Cruz laid out his predictions for the direction he believes President Obama is leading the country in during a round table event with reporters and bloggers […]
Cruz calls Lynch vote 'heartbreaking'
Loretta Lynch won approval from a key Senate committee Thursday to serve as the nation’s next attorney general, as divided Republicans clashed over her support for President Barack Obama’s immigration policies. The 12 to 8 vote in the Judiciary Committee sent Lynch’s nomination to the full Senate. Three Republicans joined all committee Democrats in voting “yes.” […]
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Meet the 15-yr-old who makes $300K babysitting
Well here’s a story that will make you feel unproductive and inspired all in one fell swoop. Noa Mintz, a 15-year-old living in New York City, has changed up the nannying and babysitting game by creating her own company that matches families to their perfect sitter. The inspiration for Nannies by Noa was a simple […]
Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban on Monday, but the decision will not take effect for a week and the attorney general's office immediately appealed to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ebola Survivor Nina Pham to sue hospital
THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS — Experimental drugs and special care helped make Nina Pham Ebola free. But today she fears she may never escape the deadly disease. The 26-year-old nurse says she has nightmares, body aches and insomnia as a result of contracting the disease from a patient she cared for last fall at Texas […]
Leonard Nimoy dead at 83.

The New York Times reports that Leonard Nimoy, who was and always will be "Spock" of "Star Trek" fame, passed away at his California home Friday morning.

News outlets identify 'Jihadi John'

LONDON (AP) — A British-accented militant who has appeared in beheading videos released by the Islamic State group in Syria over the past few months bears "striking similarities" to a man who grew up in London, a Muslim lobbying group said Thursday.

Policy

Report details booming Colorado pot industry

Colorado’s newly-released report on the first year of its legal marijuana industry describes a flourishing industry: recreational consumers purchased over 17 tons of marijuana buds, and medical marijuana patients nearly 50 tons.

Former NSA head calls himself 'libertarian'

Former CIA and NSA head Gen. Michael Hayden had some trouble selling himself as a "libertarian" to his CPAC audience.

420 at CPAC: Conservatives debate marijuana

As fate would have it, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) came to DC on the very day the district legalized marijuana—and celebrated with a 4:20pm debate over drug legalization and a Michelle Malkin film featuring the supposed perils of legalization in Colorado.

DC legalizes pot, ignoring congressional warnings

Marijuana has been legal in D.C. since midnight on Thursday—but it's complicated.

The FCC approves strong net neutrality rules

THE WASHINGTON POST - The Federal Communications Commission approved strict new rules for Internet providers Thursday in a historic vote that represents the government's most aggressive attempt to make sure the Web remains a level playing field.

Education

House passes bill expanding college savings plans
THE HILL — The House passed legislation on Wednesday to enhance college savings plans that initially would have been reduced in President Obama’s budget this year. Passage of the bill, 401-20, comes after the Obama administration backed off a proposal to eliminate tax breaks for the college savings accounts in its fiscal 2016 budget. Nineteen […]
Panel begins draft of new student loan regs
Despite the nearly $22 billion shortfall it created last year, the Obama administration continued its push for a more generous and lenient income-based federal student loan repayment program this week. A federal panel began work Tuesday on a new set of regulations to expand the availability of this repayment program, known as Pay As You […]
Activists go on 'strike' against student loan debt
These former Everest College students didn’t get their money’s worth from the now-defunct for-profit college and they are protesting with the first-ever “debt strike.” Part of the Occupy Wall Street-inspired Rolling Jubilee group, 15 students announced Tuesday that they are refusing to pay back their federal student loans. They want the federal government to wipe […]
Will paint for college tuition
There’s no denying it. College tuition has gotten outrageously expensive. But while a lot of students have been forced to take out tens of thousands in student loans, one Temple University student decided to get creative and put his major to good use. Temple University art student Noah Hamilton, 18, started his first year college […]
U of M class advocates for overthrow of capitalism
Your tax dollars — and their tuition dollars — at work! A University of Michigan class, titled “Organizational Studies 203: Activism,” advocates for the overthrowing of the “morally perverse” system of capitalism America has in place today. The class’s textbook,  “Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution,” was obtained by The College Fix.  And while the course […]