WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A video on social media shows a high-ranking U.S. legislator declaring his support for an overwhelming tax increase. You react accordingly because the video looks like him and sounds like him, so certainly it has to be him. Not necessarily. The term “fake news” continues to take a much more literal turn as new technology is making it easier to manipulate the faces and audio in […]
Gabrielle Giffords‘ simple request for a piece of toast for breakfast this week signaled a milestone in her recovery — because she asked for it with spoken words. The Democratic congresswoman from Arizona, severely wounded when she was shot in the head at a public event a month ago, has been speaking “more and more each day,” C.J. Karamargin, one of her congressional aides, said Wednesday. Karamargin could not give […]
This year we’ve turned Obama and Biden into puppets to sing a duet of regret. After a grueling year of Wikileaks and oil spills, join our Oval Officers in kicking off 2011 by kicking 2010 out the door! Related: See more funny videos at http://sendables.jibjab.com !
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OP-ED by Kathryn L. Milliron Okay, if you’re like me, you are completely tired of all of the name calling and put downs that have been hurled at conservatives and independents in recent days. And I want to set a few things straight on behalf of a whole lot of the normal, average, everyday people living in the US. 1. Stop calling me racist if I don’t believe in the […]
Governor Chris Christie responds to a teacher’s question during a town hall meeting at Raritan Township. Discusses the teachers’ union and the need for shared sacrifice. September 8, 2010. Follow Governor Christie on Twitter – http://twitter.com/GovChristie http://www.facebook.com/GovChrisChristie via YouTube – Governor Christie Responds To Teacher During Town Hall.
Cook Political House Updates The Cook Political Report’s current outlook is for a Republican net gain of at least 35 seats. A turnover of 39 seats would tip majority status into Republican hands. At this point, only 209 House seats are Solid, Likely or Lean Democratic, while 181 seats are Solid, Likely or Lean Republican, and 45 seats are in the Toss Up column. Cook Political Senate Updates The Cook […]
From Sean Cockerham at the Alaska Division of Elections office in Anchorage — Update, 12:20 p.m.: Joe Miller’s lead over Lisa Murkowski just grew slighly with absentee and questioned ballots from the Mat-Su. Miller now leads Mukowski by 1,460 votes. The Division of Elections reported counting 2,895 votes from Legislative Districts 13 through 16 in the Mat-Su. Update, 11:10 a.m.: Joe Miller’s lead over Lisa Murkowski narrowed from 1,668 votes […]
President Barack Obama is finally doing what he’s been telling Americans to do all summer: He’s spending time with his family on the Gulf Coast. His toe-dip of a visit is less a relaxing, presidential vacation than it is an all-inclusive business trip. In fewer than 27 hours in Panama City, Fla.