Michelle Obama, Sanders, Kasich to be featured on first night of Democratic convention: report

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenHuffPost reporter: Biden’s VP shortlist doesn’t suggest progressive economic policies Hillary Clinton labels Trump coronavirus executive actions a ‘stunt’ Michelle Obama, Sanders, Kasich to be featured on first night of Democratic convention: report MORE (D-Mass.) and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton labels Trump coronavirus executive actions a ‘stunt’ […]

‘Becoming’ Director Nadia Hallgren On Traveling The World With Michelle Obama For Emmy-Nominated Documentary

“She’s one of the most down-to-earth and warmest people that I’ve ever been around,” Hallgren says. “The first time that I met her—she knows that when people meet her for the first time that it’s a very nerve-racking experience—she worked to make me comfortable. She gave me a big warm hug when I walked in […]

Willie Brown: Kamala Harris should ‘politely decline’ any offer to be Biden’s running mate

“The next few years promise to be a very bumpy ride,” he wrote. “Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaWhy payroll tax cut opponents may want to reconsider Michelle Obama, Sanders, Kasich to be featured on first night of Democratic convention: report Graham says he appreciates Trump orders, but ‘would much prefer a congressional agreement’ MORE and the […]

The Senate Is America’s Most Structurally Racist Institution

And so the Senate now has the function of allowing the minority of the country to thwart the majority, to a degree even its critics never imagined. Arguing against the Senate, Hamilton warned, “It may happen that this majority of States is a small minority of the people of America; and two thirds of the […]

North Korea suffers another Internet outage, hurls racial slur at Pres. Obama

With its latest response in the country’s on-going flap with the US, Agence France-Presse reports North Korea called President Barack Obama a “monkey” today. The racial slur comes after a recent double blow to North Korea: the country suffered yet another Internet outage Saturday and Sony officially released The Interview, its fictional Kim Jong-Un assassination film, on Thursday. North Korea has […]

Trump’s contempt for advice and consent

The Founders of the United States believed that advice and consent helped preserve the balance of power between the legislature and the executive branches of government. The requirement that a majority of the Senate approve heads of agencies in the executive branch, Alexander Hamilton wrote in Federalist #76, provided “an excellent check upon the spirit […]

Joe Concha slams WaPo reporter’s tweet on Trump, Obama executive orders: ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’

Concha pointed out that former President Barack Obama passed 276 executive orders, including the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in 2012, amid congressional debate on immigration, in which Obama said, “I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone, and I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions … […]

Many landmark restaurants, bars won’t reopen after virus

For regular customers or sometime visitors, historic restaurants and bars have made lasting memories for so many people as they crossed paths with celebrities or, like Joplin, the soon-to-be famous. Patrick Manteiga, for one, says they can’t truly be replaced. “You just lose those little pieces of history,” he said.

Trump’s big power move leaves workers in limbo

“We were willing to say, we will come down a trillion. That doesn’t mean the needs of the American people have gone down. It just means that we recognize that they have a disdain for the needs of the American people,” Pelosi told CNN’s Dana Bash, attempting to justify her party’s unwillingness to compromise on […]

Michael Keaton, Newly Relevant, Soars Into the Spotlight in ‘Birdman’

The majority of the movie—which Innaritu made to look like it was filmed in one shot—takes place in the claustrophobic St. James Theater. Riggan spends most of his time pacing back and forth throughout the building, attempting not to destroy anything or anyone in his path, all while fighting off the evil Birdman voice in […]