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Chris is the Editor at Red Alert Politics. Formerly Managing Editor, he has worked as a legislative and communications aide to three members of Congress. He also has written for the editorial board of The Press-Enterprise in Riverside, Calif., and for the web arm of SLAM Magazine.
He began his college education as a mechanical engineering major with the misunderstanding that his years of expert Lego-building qualified him to fashion a real-life U.S.S. Enterprise. (Whoops.) He went on to study economics and history at Butler University -- the one of adorable bulldog mascot fame -- and journalism at Northwestern University's Medill Graduate School of Journalism.
Articles From Chris
Have it your way, Warren.
Lesson: No matter how hard you try to make Rick Perry look bad, it just ain’t gonna work.
Congress’ chief watchdog said that the U.S. prisoner swap involving Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl violated two laws in a report issued Thursday.
“If the economy was growing, the border was controlled, the Middle East was stabilizing and there were no outbreaks of violence in the streets of major American cities, no one would comment on the number of golf games President Obama played.”
These are undiplomatic times, anyway, so what does it matter if it was an accident?
Instead of being encouraged to seek out or produce new information, the Internet is encouraged to regurgitate what is redundant; instead of being ignored because it is not new, news from March is an A1 story in August.
A sinkhole outside a Pittsburgh-area tanning salon has opened up to Red Alert Politics in an exclusive interview, saying its reason for coming into being was “an act of protest” that had been “bubbling up” since the implementation of a punitive Obamacare tax in 2010.
There are characters in which you can see yourself and your life.
Student debt is no average monthly bill. It can be a life-altering event.
Imagining what failure will follow the failed follow-up to the failed No Child Left Behind is exciting!
La-dee-da, here come the out-of-context headlines that include a quotation just too juicy to pass up, rinse, repeat, rinse, repeat, rinse, the Internet is still a dirty place.
In front of an adoring crowd chanting “Hill-ar-y! Hill-ar-y,” former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton explained foreign policy Tuesday night on “The Colbert Report” using farm animals as examples.
If his prior antics didn’t qualify him already, Vice President Joe Biden is now fully credentialed to host his own comedy show.
President Barack Obama told The Economist magazine in an interview that “of course” his signature healthcare law, Obamacare, could’ve been written better.
In a display that was out of the ordinary even for the House of Representatives’ often rowdy standards, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) charged across the aisle at a GOP congressman during Friday’s debate over immigration legislation.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Friday that CIA Director John Brennan should “be relieved of his post” in the wake of confirmed allegations that the agency spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee.
President Barack Obama described U.S. interrogation techniques after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in stunning terms Friday, saying that the country is guilty of “torture.”
Beginning a conversation at street-level.
In a recent survey of 1,000 likely voters, 1,100 said they disapproved of the job Barack Obama is doing as president.