The Daily Show on 'mixed marriages'

The Daily Show has braved one of the great dilemmas of our politicized generation: dating outside your political party.

The Daily Show defends 'manspreading'

“Manspreading”: The defining male rights movement of our generation!

Nancy Grace battles Dr. Drew on pot

Oh, Nancy. Just weeks after gracing the internet with her marijuana debate with 2 Chainz, she's served up another delightful bit of TV: her appalled reaction to discovering that fellow HLN star Dr. Drew is on the 2 Chainz side of this argument.

Stewart: 'Drones love Obama'
Jon Stewart couldn’t stop laughing about the drone found at the White House early Monday morning. A small drone crashed on the White House lawn around 3 a.m. and after several hours in lockdown, Secret Service determined that it did not pose a threat. “Of course it didn’t pose a threat. Drones love Obama. He’s like a one […]
Jonathan Gruber raps to MIT students

If you’ve been dying to see Jonathan Gruber, who credited the “stupidity of the American voter” with passing Obamacare, strip down to his undershirt and rap about economics, today is your lucky day!

White House

Biden: ‘The past six years have been really, really hard for this country,’ ‘tough for our party’

Vice President Joe Biden has a lot of singular qualities—he kills it with the ladies, for example, and is always down for a good ball joke.

HuffPo blogger Obama tells Dems to ‘Get informed, not by reading the Huffington Post’
President Obama offered some pretty ironic advice at the House Democrats annual retreat Thursday. According to The Hill, Obama told his fellow Democrats to hold their fire while the administration works on trade deals that several liberal lawmakers have expressed opposition to. “Keep your powder dry,” he said. How did he suggest doing that? “Get […]
White House: Scrapped 529 plan will still be in budget because it has already been sent to the printers
That awkward moment when even the President of the United States can’t get a print shop to make a small change for him… Just one day after the White House announced that it had caved to political pressure and would not be taxing the 529 college savings plan,  officials also had to admit that this […]
VP Biden appears on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ to get ask young people to sign up for Obamacare
With three weeks to go until the Obamacare deadline to purchase insurance, the Obama administration is pulling out all the stops to encourage young people to sign up.  The renewed push included a stop by Vice President Joe Biden on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Monday so he could appeal to moms who are good at […]
Small drone crashes at White House complex, origin unclear
WASHINGTON (AP) — A small drone flying at low altitude crashed into the White House complex before dawn Monday, the Secret Service said. President Barack Obama was not at home and the White House said it did not pose a security threat. The crash prompted an immediate lockdown of the White House grounds until officials […]

Congress

Rubio wants permanent NSA spying law

For Senator Marco Rubio (R- Fla.) reauthorizing government spying isn't quite enough--he wants to permanently enshrine it in law.

Cornyn to Lynch:'You're not Eric Holder, are you?'
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) bluntly asked the only question that seemed to be on every Republican’s mind Wednesday at Loretta Lynch’s confirmation hearing to be the next attorney general. “You’re not Eric Holder, are you?” Cornyn asked. “No, I’m not,” Lynch replied. “I will be myself. I will be Loretta Lynch [if confirmed.]“   Cornyn said […]
Cruz bill would punish IRS targeting with jailtime

Ted Cruz wants IRS employees guilty of targeting to be the ones forking over their money, this time -- and that's at the very least.

CNN interviews Rand Paul on Snapchat

CNN made digital history this week, conducting the first-ever full interview with a lawmaker over Snapchat by snapping with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul.

Boehner and McConnell critique SOTU

“Dead. Real dead.” That was House Speaker John Boehner’s verdict on President Obama’s tax proposals--and nearly every proposal from his State of the Union address, with the exception of cybersecurity, fighting ISIS, trade, and possibly the childcare tax credit.

Gowdy presses forward with Benghazi committee

WASHINGTON EXAMINER -- Gowdy said he will "continue to move the investigation forward in a fair and impartial manner."

Walker forms political committee

FOX NEWS -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday that he was "very interested" in a possible run for president on 2016, hours after he announced the launch of a new political committee.

Facebook pivots on Muhammad censorship

THE WASHINGTON POST -- Only two weeks after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released a strongly worded #JeSuisCharlie statement on the importance of free speech, Facebook has agreed to censor images of the prophet Muhammad in Turkey — including the very type of image that precipitated the Charlie Hebdo attack.

Police stop teens seeking snow shoveling work

USA TODAY -- BOUND BROOK, N.J. — School was closed for the blizzard that wasn't, but there was still enough snow on the ground that two high school seniors thought they could make a few extra bucks.

2 Chainz wants to run for mayor

We have some good news and some bad news for you.

Policy

The prison system's latest problem

The American prison population has gotten progressively older—and that’s potentially a big problem for taxpayers.

Belle Knox looks to get into politics

James Deen isn't the only porn star wowing the press with their political ideas!

Study: 60% of Americans support Charlie Hebdo
A majority of Americans still believe in free speech, but that number declines when put in the context of the terrorist attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. According to a new poll by the Pew Research Center, about 76 percent of Americans have heard about the attacks on the offices of the magazine […]
FAA declares the Super Bowl a 'no drone zone'

Sorry, NFL fans: the government plans to keep the Superbowl a “no drone zone,” even if they need to resort to “deadly force” to do so.

Education

Millennial startup gets into the student loan game
If there is anyone who understands what it is really like to pay off student loan debt , it’s someone who has a lot of their own. From that perspective, then there is no one better than other members of the millennial generation to start getting into the student loan refinancing game, especially as student […]
CUNY bans profs from calling students 'Mr. or Ms.'
Who knew being polite could actually be against school policy? The Graduate Center at the City University of New York will no longer allow professors or administrators to use courtesy titles like “Mr.” and “Ms.” in official, written communication to students and prospective students in the interests of gender inclusivity, the Wall Street Journal reported. In […]
Ohio State to give Sebelius an honorary degree
Former Health and Human Services Director and the woman behind the failed launch of Obamacare Kathleen Sebelius will likely receive an honorary degree from Ohio State University for her “ambitious efforts.” And nope, that’s not a Healthcare.gov glitch you are seeing. The university’s board of trustees included a recommendation to honor Sebelius in their upcoming […]
Obama backs down on taxing college savings plans
Facing pressure from both sides of the political aisle, President Obama backed off his plan to tax college savings plans to help fund his “free” community college proposal. The White House announced Tuesday, at the urging of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, that they would drop the mention of the 520 program in its plan, […]
App monitors college class attendance
Helicopter parenting is now hitting college campuses in the form of an app. Class120, a new app by Core Principle, can now give your parents and other interested parties access to your class attendance record. College was once a place for young adults to get prepared for the workforce. It’s usually the first time most […]