Currently winning the Internet, we have the leader of the free world, his basketball-watching buddy from the U.K., and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt posing for what appears to be a selfie at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
New Hampshire Rep. Ann Kuster, a first-term Democrat, recently received a question about Benghazi at a public forum. Twice she tried to wiggle her way out of addressing the issue before being bailed out by a moderator.
It’s fine for someone to reasonably disagree with the ‘conservative’ arguments against raising the minimum wage — but you actually have to understand the arguments first. Jon Stewart does not.
The media often points out some member of Congress ‘melting down’ on the House or Senate floor, and the description usually fits. But rarely do you see a representative practically sweating adrenaline and going the old-school, fire ‘n brimstone route. ’This,’ as they say, ‘is one of those times.’
Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.), chairwoman of the Committee on House Administration, announced today that representatives would be allowed to use ‘holiday greetings’ in official mailings to constituents. The House’s previous policy banned any such festive well-wishes in correspondence.
Pop culture and politics, unite! A Georgia congressional campaign has used culture smarts and the candidate’s business background to produce one of the catchier advertisements of the 2014 election cycle to date.
The effort aimed “to mobilize young people to help educate and inform one another about the Affordable Care Act.”
Vancouver, Wash.-based Bluewater Productions will release “Female Force: Laura Ingraham” on Wednesday, the latest in its “Female Force” catalog. The line of biographical comics highlights powerful women in politics, media and culture.