As much as House Majority Leader Eric Cantor would like to get rid of Obamacare, the Virginia Republican said Friday he doesn’t believe Senate conservatives’ plan to tie funding of the healthcare law to legislation allowing the government to continue functioning is a feasible strategy.
Politicians and political groups on both sides of the aisle have painted the student loan rate debate as the question de l’année for young Americans. But 20-somethings rejoicing over the law signed today by President Obama that reportedly “stops student loan interest rates from doubling” are in for a rude awakening. The odds that the interest rate on your student loan will go down are slim to none. In other words, you got punk’d.
In case you were living under a rock over the last six months and missed Rand Paul’s 13-hour filibuster questioning the White House’s policy on drones, Vice President Joe Biden’s ongoing attempts to explain how shotguns work or the revelation that the NSA could be listening to your phone conversations, The Gregory Brothers have songified this summer’s hottest news stories for you.
Are you looking for a fall internship? Are you organized? Discreet? Not a snitch? Not a slutbag? Then the Anthony Weiner campaign wants YOU to be a Weiner for Mayor intern, according to flyers reportedly spotted around New York City this week.
As progressives from across the nation gathered at their annual Netroots conference, one conservative organization found itself on the lips of many speakers as enemy number one — the National Rifle Association.
The issues that unite: Netroots youth caucus serves as a reminder that many issues facing young are generational, not political
After two days of positive discussions with the conference’s very progressive attendees – during which I was open and honest about who I am and what I do – I built up the confidence to attend the youth caucus, announce myself and take whatever heat may come about as a result.
Surprisingly, there was none.
It’s no secret that the Democratic Party’s ties to Silicon Valley have given the Left a giant advantage in the age of the digital campaign. The Left’s superior means of collecting data and distributing it have made Democrats an unstoppable force in most aspects of online organizing. But conservatives aren’t as technologically challenged as the Republican Party’s recent electoral loss makes it seem, and this daunting fact has liberals shaking in their faux fur boots.