Bill O'Reilly sticks up for Williams

Brian Williams has one defender who might surprise you—Bill O’Reilly.

Rock has one last comment about Moore

Outspoken music star Kid Rock let Michael Moore have it for his comments about snipers last month. He's explained himself a bit further in a New York Times interview about the whole deal -- and this time he saved his best remark for a reminder about the duty of U.S. troops.

John Oliver goes after 'Big Pharma'

Everybody loves to hate “big pharma”—and John Oliver is no exception.

Conan O'Brien finds more Williams lies

Brian Williams may have completely made up a story about being shot by an RPG in a chopper, but Conan O'Brien thinks that's only the beginning.

Stewart hits Tillis over hand-washing

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) doesn’t believe you need the government to force you to wash your hands, and Jon Stewart is freaking out.

White House

VP Biden appears on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ to get ask young people to sign up for Obamacare
With three weeks to go until the Obamacare deadline to purchase insurance, the Obama administration is pulling out all the stops to encourage young people to sign up.  The renewed push included a stop by Vice President Joe Biden on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” Monday so he could appeal to moms who are good at […]
Small drone crashes at White House complex, origin unclear
WASHINGTON (AP) — A small drone flying at low altitude crashed into the White House complex before dawn Monday, the Secret Service said. President Barack Obama was not at home and the White House said it did not pose a security threat. The crash prompted an immediate lockdown of the White House grounds until officials […]
WH chief of staff blurts out previously-concealed name of American hostage on live TV

All in a day's work at the White House: sometimes you keep ISIS hostage names a secret, sometimes you let them slip in an in interview on national TV.

7 Times Obama was ‘Partisan,’ Not ‘Practical’ during his State of the Union address
Near the beginning of his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama promised to be “practical, not partisan” in his proposals to Congress. However, his speech ended up being anything but. From cracking jokes to outright veto threats, it was clear that the president had no interest in bipartisanship. So we decided to […]
Obama has been reminding Republicans ‘I won’ for 2,189 days

President Obama trotted out one of his favorite talking points against Republicans yet again Tuesday night, reminding the opposition party that "I won."

Congress

Boehner: Senate Dems need to 'get off their ass'

House Speaker John Boehner used his characteristically informal humor to give Senate Democrats a kick in the behind during a Wednesday press conference.

Ted Cruz office says NYT mocked his ethnicity

Ted Cruz's office has responded to a New York Times op-ed that essentially argued he isn't Hispanic enough to really count as a Cuban-American.

Tom Cotton rips administration over Gitmo

Sen. Tom Cotton lit up an Obama administration official Thursday over U.S. national security, saying the White House was paying more attention to politics than smart policy in its treatment of terrorist suspects.

Dem congressman attacks TX dildo laws

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) just can’t stop messing with Texas—this time using a (no-longer existent) dildo law to slam the “crazy” state.

Rand Paul to oppose AG nominee

Rand Paul sounds ready to rumble—his reaction to Loretta Lynch’s nomination for attorney general? “Oh, she’s going down.”

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Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber announces his resignation

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned Friday, giving in to mounting pressure to abandon his office amid suspicions that his fiancee used her relationship with him to land contracts for her green-energy consulting business.

Beck and Beyonce mashup

It's Friday. That doesn't mean Rebecca Black -- it means the Beck and Beyoncé mashup that's here to bring entertainment world peace.

Life, liberty, and the right to wear yoga pants?
Government overreach is all too common. But now a Montana lawmaker is trying to come for our yoga pants and people are standing up for their right to wear elastic waistbands. Members of the Montana House Judiciary Committee Montana moved to kill an indecent exposure bill Wednesday after the lawmaker who introduced it said he thinks […]
Anarchist hackers start cyber war with ISIS

THE HILL -- The global hacker collective known as Anonymous is storming the international political scene with a brash hacking campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Heinz graces the world with Sriracha ketchup

Sriracha is sweeping the nation!

Policy

Experts questions Berkeley min wage study
San Francisco residents voted last November to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour over the course of three years, but one expert is now saying that decision might have been made based on a biased study from researchers at the University of California Berkeley. The study, “San Francisco’s Proposed City Minimum Wage Law: A […]
Poll: Americans are not fans of net neutrality

The majority of Americans do not want the government regulating the internet like a public utility, according to a new survey from the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI)

Meet the new face of pot legalization in Texas
A new face of the pro-marijuana legalization battle might surprise you. For one, she looks a lot more like your grandmother than the Dude, and for another, she’s a red-blooded Texas Republican. But snowy-haired, 85-year-old Ann Lee is dedicated to the cause of giving Americans the right to legally light up. “It’s just me, I believe in […]
O-care penalty could come as a surprise to most
People still really don’t understand Obamacare. The biggest shock of all might come when people without insurance see their tax bill. Almost half of uninsured adults are unaware that there is a financial penalty for not having health insurance thanks to Obamacare, according to a study released Thursday by the Urban Institute. About 25 percent of uninsured […]
DWS in trouble over marijuana position

This has not been a good week for Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Education

U of Michigan spent $16K teaching how to be PC
The taxpayer-funded University of Michigan really doesn’t want students to get their feelings hurt. So much so, in fact, that they paid for  a $16,000 “Inclusive Language Campaign.” University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald told The College Fix that the “the campaign aims to “address campus climate by helping individuals understand that their words can impact someone and […]
AAF puts student loan shortfall in perspective
President Obama’s budget revealed last week that his changes to its student loan program had left it with a $21.8 billion shortfall last year — the largest shortfall ever recorded for a government credit program. And while $22 billion is a large sum on its own, it can be hard to see just how big a chunk […]
The battle for FAFSA simplification begins
There actually seems to be consensus from lawmakers in Washington for once. People on both sides of the aisle believe that the 108-question Free Application for Federal Student Aid needs to be simplified. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who has been championing FAFSA simplification for several years, named his bill for a two-question aid application as a top […]
Marquette looks to fire conservative prof for blog
The fight for freedom of speech at Marquette University continues to rage on, as a conservative professor now faces the loss of his tenure and the threat of being fired by the university. The controversy between John McAdams and Marquette stems from a blog post from last November in which he reported on his liberal colleague’s refusal […]
Report: College completion gap has doubled
The college completion gap between the country’s richest and poorest students has doubled over the past 40 years, according to a new report. Just 9 percent of students from the lowest-income families – those making $34,160 a year or less – earn a bachelor’s degree. Whereas 99 percent of students entering college from the highest income families […]