Polititainment

Jenner comes out as trans, Republican
Former Olympian and “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star Bruce Jenner finally revealed that he identifies as a woman in his Friday night “20/20″ interview with Diane Sawyer, but it was a different announcement that had viewers freaking out. Sawyer asked if Jenner cheered when President Obama became the first president to even say the […]
Waka Flocka Flame endorses Hillary

Just days after announcing his own candidacy for president in 2016, Waka Flocka Flame is endorsing Hillary Clinton for the White House. The Atlanta rapper said during a recent interview with MTV News that he will vote for Clinton in the 2016 presidential election.

Obama honors New England Patriots

President Obama honored the Super Bowl Champion football team on the South Lawn, kicking off his remarks with a joke about the team's long since past "Deflate Gate" controversy.

Olivia Wilde endorses Hillary Clinton

Actress Olivia Wilde is "excited" by Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. The film star, who campaigned for then-Sen. Barack Obama in 2008, expressed her enthusiasm for the "political discussions" that result from election season during a recent interview with The Daily Beast.

Robert Downey Jr. walks out of interview

Robert Downey Jr. cut short a recent interview with British Channel 4 News reporter Krishnan Guru-Murthy when the journalist questioned the actor about a past statement regarding how being imprisoned impacted his political beliefs.

2016

Sen. Cornyn worried about Clinton transparency

On Jan. 20, 2009, the U.S. Senate was poised to nominate then-Senator Clinton as secretary of State by a unanimous consent vote, but Sen. Jon Cornyn (R-Tex.) objected, temporarily thwarting Clinton’s nomination.

Jeb Bush is on the Paleo diet

Jeb Bush is slimming down ahead of his likely 2016 bid for the White House. The former governor of Florida has lost about 30 pounds on the Paleo diet since December, according to a report in The New York Times.

NYT reporter: Hillary calls everything 'off-limits'

New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Thursday that Hillary Clinton ahead of her run for president in 2016 is dismissing every critical report about her as illegitimate and "off-limits."

Seth Meyers defends Hillary Clinton

Seth Meyers defended Hillary Clinton during Thursday's episode of "Late Night," dismissing allegations about the former secretary of State that will be laid out by the forthcoming anti-Clinton book "Clinton Cash."

Rick Perry disagrees with Christie on pot

Rick Perry is against legalizing marijuana--but, unlike Chris Christie, wouldn't "crack down" on states that choose to legalize.

Policy

Obamacare brings growth in food stamp enrollment
CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama’s health care law has had a surprising side effect: In some states, it appears to be enticing more Americans to apply for food stamps, even as the economy improves. New, streamlined application systems built for the health care overhaul are making it easier for people to enroll in government benefit […]
DC gets mad at Gowdy and Buck over gun photo

Reps Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and Ken Buck (R-Colo.) just dodged a run-in with the D.C. authorities.

The danger of policing through Facebook

These days, everything happens on social media--including solving crime.

Police seized 11-yr-old for defending legal pot

One Kansas school apparently found a child's earnest defense of marijuana legalization so threatening they called the police on his mother.

Support for Obamacare hits surprising high
Support for Obamacare has hit a two-year high, despite the tax season surprises that followed the law this year. According to a new Kaiser Health Tracking Poll released Tuesday, the percentage of people who say they support the healthcare law is greater than those who oppose it for the first time since the fall of 2012. […]

Education

Oberlin liberals threaten safety of College GOP
The story of how Oberlin College liberals reacted to the visit of AEI scholar Christina Hoff Sommers just keeps getting more and more outrageous. Reason reported Friday that the same liberal students who think that Sommers ideas should be treated as a literal threat to their “safety” decided to pay the favor back to the groups that invited […]
Chafets: Conservatives skipped over for speeches
An author has figured out exactly how colleges are getting around the uproar and “embarrassment” that comes with inviting a conservative or Republican to speak at your commencement ceremony — “They simply don’t invite any conservatives at all.” Zev Chafets made this declaration Wednesday on “The Steve Malzberg Show” on Newsmax TV. “Of the 60 top […]
Sommers slams 'infantilizing' of students

Over the past week, liberal college students at two different colleges were sent into a panic because a scholar who disagreed with their claims about "rape culture" and other gender issues was setting foot on their campus.

Students protest GOP governor as grad speaker
Once again commencement season seems to be bringing out the best in liberal “tolerance.” Students at the University of North Texas are upset and outraged that the public school would have Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, speak at their commencement ceremony in May. More than 2,400 students have signed a petition to have him […]
Cal Poly students fight for 'poop equality'
Students at California Polytechnic University aren’t worried about 2016 or about their state’s news-dominating drought. No, the big issue for these students is “poop equality.” Students recently held a “shit-in” to fight for more gender neutral bathrooms on campus and to collectively say, “Get your shit together, Cal Poly.” Members of Cal Poly’s Queer Student Union […]

Congress

Sen. Cornyn worried about Clinton transparency

On Jan. 20, 2009, the U.S. Senate was poised to nominate then-Senator Clinton as secretary of State by a unanimous consent vote, but Sen. Jon Cornyn (R-Tex.) objected, temporarily thwarting Clinton’s nomination.

Dana Perino: Reid poisonous, disgusting, abhorrent

"He's an absolutely poisonous figure in Washington, D.C.," Perino said of Reid. "He's been a disaster for the country. I think a lot of the dysfunction in Washington can be traced directly to his doorstep. I think it is very good for the country, for the world, and especially for the Democrats that Harry Reid is retiring."

Rand: When life begins there is a role for state

Rand Paul promoted his libertarian (ish) vision for the pro-life movement at the Susan B. Anthony List's Campaign for Life Strategy Summit Thursday morning.

Sen. Roberts has a ringtone from 'Frozen'
The cold never bothered 78-year-old Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) anyway. Roberts’ amazing ringtone, featuring Idina Menzel’s “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen, interrupted his remarks during a hearing on U.S. Tariff Policy. His sassy comment afterward might be the best part.
Reid: GOP 2016 field 'are all losers'
Retiring Sen. Harry Reid (D- Nev.) doesn’t care at all about the Republican nominee for president in 2016 because he thinks the entire field is made up of “losers.” Reid sat down with CNBC recently and the news outlet named topics and asked him for a quick thought on each. The Senate Minority Leader did […]

From Around the World

Vietnam vet 'emotional' after note from stranger
A Vietnam veteran was left a “little emotional” this week after a stranger anonymously thanked him for his service with a sweet letter on his car. Richard Smith told local news channel WPTV in Boynton Beach, Florida that it was the greatest thanks he had been given since he returned from the war. Smith’s car […]
South Dakota competes with Mars for new residents
South Dakota is feeling a bit neglected. They’ve seen all of this publicity for people lining up to move to Mars — 200,000 people applied to be astronauts on a prospective one-way trip to Mars in 2024 — and they don’t understand why people haven’t done the same for their state, especially since its much […]
A 'gender free' children's book

Looking for some bedtime reading that won't enforce your child's cisgender privilege? We've got you covered.

HOA tries to force veteran to remove her flag

24-year Air Force veteran Delia Foster, from East Tennessee, had proudly displayed the American flag from a flag pole in her front yard--until her Home Owner's Association demanded she take it down

Artists want their illicit Snowden bust back

You might remember the anonymous group of artists who snuck a bust of Edward Snowden into a Brooklyn park, the bronze sculpture perfectly fashioned to blend in with other surrounding statues.