Progressives congregating at the annual Netroots Nation conference for grassroots activists and bloggers found themselves in an ironic race-based quandary Thursday morning. At one of the first panels of the three-day summit, a speaker pointed out that the majority of the event’s attendees were Caucasian.
Well that’s embarrassing …. Netroots panelist points out lack of minorities at progressive conference
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez delivers breakout speech at Faith & Freedom’s “Road to the Majority” conference
The star of the Faith & Freedom Coalition’s annual conference Friday wasn’t former Congressman Allen West, former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann or even House Budget Committee Chair and 2012 Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan.
Instead, a relatively unknown Reverend named Samuel Rodriguez had the most attendees on their feet at the Road to the Majority conference in Washington, D.C. after a fiery sermon on the need for greater conservative outreach to the Hispanic community.
Vice President Joe Biden has a least favorite U.S. Senator, and his name Ted Cruz.
Even though the freshman Senator has only been serving in the upper chamber since January, he’s made quite the negative impression on the VP.
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee defends Eric Holder on the House floor – says she’s “baffled” by the attacks on the AG
In the midst of the scandals involving Department of Justice, Rep. Sheila Jackson (D-Texas) Lee gave
a spirited half-hour defense of Attorney General Eric Holder on the House floor Thursday afternoon. Lee said she was “baffled” by the attacks on the AG and that she could personally vouch for his “integrity” and the good works he’s done for the American people.
For the second week in a row, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was pummeled during his daily press briefing Monday by White House reporters for the IRS’ admission that it improperly targeted conservative organizations.
In commencement speech President Obama tells college grads that financial success should not be their goal in life
Hoping to start a small business that some day turns into a big business and rakes in lots of profits so you can buy a multimillion dollar home and take the vacations you always dreamed of? Well, President Barack Obama has a message for you: that’s selfish.
President Obama accused Congressional Republicans of turning the Benghazi talking points scandal into a “political circus” Monday.
The latest round of Congressional hearings on the terrorist attack in Benghazi are a “partisan witch hunt” by Republicans that serve no real purpose and are solely meant to make the Obama administration look bad. That was the gist of a “Saturday Night Live” skit this weekend that attempted to humiliate House Oversight and Government Reform Chair Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), as well as undermine the importance of the Benghazi whistleblowers’ testimonies last week.