BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK — There are 11,781 registered lobbyists in Washington, more than enough to represent even the most arcane special interests. The American Racing Pigeon Union has a lobbying firm to work on its behalf. So do the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute, the Owners of Ivory Miniatures, and the International Natural Sausage Casing Association. Within […]
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Kimmel interviews brave college student who took on armed robbers in her family’s store: ‘Don’t do what he did’
Zara Adil had never fired a gun before, but that didn’t stop her from standing up for her family’s store when it was threatened recently. Jimmy Kimmel interviewed the brave college student who single-handedly took on two armed robbers who were trying to rob her family’s tobacco store. One of her attackers put down his […]
Chess legend and Putin critic Garry Kasparov sharply criticized President Obama Tuesday in the wake of a Russian opposition leader’s murder.
Jon Stewart spent a good deal of time Tuesday evening bashing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial speech before Congress, saying sarcastically, “Even though Netanyahu was speaking only two weeks before the Israeli elections, he wasn’t there just to use our Congress as the most elaborate campaign commercial background ever.”
Jimmy Fallon read aloud some letters sent and written by kids on “The Tonight Show” Tuesday in which the select youngsters voiced their opinions about the show.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email controversy has opened up a new front in the House’s investigation of the 2012 Benghazi attack, with Rep. Trey Gowdy saying Tuesday that his investigators would be going straight to Clinton and her team to obtain all relevant correspondence.
Jimmy Kimmel made fun of dating app Tinder on his show Tuesday night for offering a new service that costs more money for individuals over 30 years old.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden may be in talks to return to the U.S. for trial, according to a Tuesday Reuters report.
THE COLLEGE FIX — An informal College Fix straw poll of millennials at the Conservative Political Action Conference found they overwhelmingly favor Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, and Scott Walker for the 2016 Republican presidential nominee – but a good number remain undecided. Of the 132 young people polled by The College Fix, Paul earned 31.8 […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a speech that stirred political intrigue in two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that negotiations underway between Iran and the United States would “all but guarantee” that Tehran will get nuclear weapons, a step that the world must avoid at all costs.
Jon Stewart was looking forward to the end of congressional gridlock now that Republicans control both houses.
Jon Stewart devoted a segment of “The Daily Show” Monday night to making fun of Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) for throwing a snowball on the Senate floor Thursday to prove that global warming isn’t actually happening.
John Oliver, who once spurred his followers to crash the FCC’s website demanding net neutrality, is positively gleeful over the news that the agency has approved rules to regulate the internet like a public utility.
Singer Kelly Clarkson and Jimmy Fallon taught a musical history lesson on Monday night’s “The Tonight Show.” With their medley of famous duet songs, the two went from Sonny and Cher’s 1965 hit “I Got You Babe” to 1981’s “Endless Love” all the way to 2012’s Top 40 hit “Just Give Me a Reason.” Fallon […]
Jimmy Fallon and Ryan Reynolds try to avoid getting egg on their faces in ‘Tonight Show’ version of Russian roulette
Well, this is certainly a less deadly version of Russian roulette. Jimmy Fallon and actor Ryan Reynolds played “Egg Russian Roulette” Monday night and tried not to end up being the literal embodiment of the “egg on my face” idiom. “Egg Russian Roulette” sees the players choose from a box that contains four hard-boiled eggs […]
Her name is “Sasha Allen, bridesmaid” at the wedding where the dress was worn. And oh my her rant is just delightful.
Elizabeth Warren is providing more left turns than a NASCAR race, and some Democrats are freaked out
The Hill reports that Democrats are beginning to worry about Elizabeth Warren’s gravitational pull on the party’s direction. It’s a black hole of progressivism, baby.
Video posted to YouTube Sunday shows a skydiver suffering a seizure in midair as he skydives from 12,000 ft in Australia. The skydiver, named Christopher Jones, spent 30 seconds in an unconscious free fall.
We spend a lot of time here at Red Alert Politics shaking our heads at stupid things on the internet, but our weekly roundup of those fun stories was interrupted last Friday by the annual Conservative Political Action Conference.
Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker tore into the House Republicans who refused to fund the Department of Homeland Security, dismissing them as “rabble rousers” during her appearance on Fox News Sunday.