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Do Mass Media Influence The Political Behavior Of Citizens

Outside of the academic environment, a harsh and seemingly ever-growing debate has appeared, concerning… [more]

Do Mass Media Influence The Political Behavior Of Citizens Do Mass Media Influence The Political Behavior Of Citizens

The Relationship between Business and Politics

How powerful is politics in business? The connection between the two is often hard to explain, but somehow… [more]

The Relationship between Business and Politics The Relationship between Business and Politics

I’m Gonna Run for Office

I'm gonna run for office...I swear. Next election quarter I'm gonna come out and run for President as… [more]

I’m Gonna Run for Office I'm Gonna Run for Office

A Quick Glance at Political Cartoons

Political cartoons have a great ability to satirize politics, current events leaders' life and political… [more]

A Quick Glance at Political Cartoons A Quick Glance at Political Cartoons

Political Humor — The Legacy of an Open Society

George Bernard Shaw once said, "The problem with political jokes is that they get elected." Well, at least there are a lot of material for political humor. Even if the global economy is practically crashing down around everyone, people can … [Read More...]

Politically Incorrect

Politics has been around ever since man created the first government; it had been the root of many events that cause progressions and downfalls of early government systems. At present, the meaning of politics has been altered in many countries; … [Read More...]

US Politics

Conservatives mount opposition to Trump’s deal with Democrats, but derailing it seems unlikely – Washington Post

Washington PostConservatives mount opposition to Trump's deal with Democrats, but derailing it seems unlikelyWashington PostConservative lawmakers voiced their opposition to President Trump's deal with Democratic congressional leaders, … [Read More...]

Ryan Says Trump Cut Deal With Democrats to Avoid Partisan Fight Over Hurricanes Aid – New York Times

New York TimesRyan Says Trump Cut Deal With Democrats to Avoid Partisan Fight Over Hurricanes AidNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Speaker Paul D. Ryan voiced his disagreement with President Trump's decision to cut a debt limit deal with Democrats … [Read More...]

Senate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal package – Reuters

ReutersSenate moves ahead with disaster relief, fiscal packageReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - A disaster-relief bill moving through the U.S. Congress grew significantly in size even as Hurricane Irma threatened Florida's coast, and the Senate … [Read More...]

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Special Elections

Will Blue Dog return to ballot box? – WWL

WWLWill Blue Dog return to ballot box?WWLEach Louisiana voter who cast a ballot in last year's presidential election received one of the wildly popular stickers. Schedler spoke about his Blue Dog vision to USA Today Network this week in … [Read More...]

Pair of Lawsuits, One Backed by Priorities USA, Challenge Constitutionality of SB3 – New Hampshire Public Radio

New Hampshire Public RadioPair of Lawsuits, One Backed by Priorities USA, Challenge Constitutionality of SB3New Hampshire Public RadioVoters registering within 30 days of an election are required to provide documents that “demonstrate an intent … [Read More...]

Obamacare votes muddle Sen. Dean Heller’s message in tough re-election bid – KHOU

KHOUObamacare votes muddle Sen. Dean Heller's message in tough re-election bidKHOU“It will impact him significantly in the primary,” Sam Kumar, who also held the top spot in Washoe County's Republican party, told USA TODAY. Kumar would … [Read More...]

Women’s March to reconvene around 2018 after Charlottesville – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWomen's March to reconvene around 2018 after CharlottesvilleUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — The Women's March, which organized the biggest national protest in U.S. history, is reconvening. The goal is to direct its resources and … [Read More...]

Foreign Policy

What would a Catalonian army look like (and does every state need one)? – euronews

euronewsWhat would a Catalonian army look like (and does every state need one)?euronewsAmong those in favour is Marc Gafarot, an international relations expert. He thinks that “Catalonia would have to take its responsibility for defence … [Read More...]

What is international relations theory? – NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMWhat is international relations theory?NAIJ.COMInternational relations theory can be divided into several types depending on the basis of the analysis. The first ... Liberalists believe that dependence between states is connected not … [Read More...]

Russia Advocating Conciliatory Approach to North Korea – Voice of America

The HinduRussia Advocating Conciliatory Approach to North KoreaVoice of America“Sanctions, the limitation of food supplies, a limitation of fuel is not a method to bring North Korea to the negotiation table,” said Nikitin, who is director of the … [Read More...]

 

Justice

Pentagon tried to give $1.2 million in guns and bombs to a fake police department

The military is so eager to put war machines in cops’ hands that it doesn’t bother making sure they’re, you know, actually cops.Police in a U.S. city, or soldiers occupying a foreign one? In Ferguson, MO, in 2014, it was often hard to tell. … [Read More...]

In Trump’s world, Sessions is unfit because of Russia investigation, not his racist past

Sessions’ perceived display of disloyalty was an unforgivable sin.Attorney General Jeff Sessions. CREDIT: AP Photo/John LocherAs the federal probe into possible collusion between Trump campaign officials and the Russian government expands, an … [Read More...]

Department of Justice reduces Harley-Davidson’s pollution fine by $3 million

The fine was part of an Obama-era settlement for selling motorcycle tuners that increased air pollution.CREDIT: Photo by Darren Hauck/Invision for Harley-Davidson/AP ImagesThe Trump administration’s Department of Justice has dropped a $3 million … [Read More...]

 

Business

Putin wants to strengthen Russia’s military nuclear potential

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-HoonMoscow (AFP) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called for reinforcing the country's military nuclear potential and making sure its missiles can penetrate any missile-defence systems. "We need to strengthen the … [Read More...]

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, HSY, BA)

Reuters/KCNAHere is what you need to know. Dow 20,000 remains elusive. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.16% on Wednesday to finish at 19,941.96. It's set to open Thursday's session near 19,935. Wednesday was the most boring day for … [Read More...]

The evacuation of Aleppo is expected to end today

REUTERS/Ammar AbdullahAleppo (Syria) (AFP) - Evacuations from rebel-held parts of Aleppo continued overnight with dozens of vehicles leaving the city and the operation likely to end on Thursday, aid workers said. The International Committee of … [Read More...]

 

World News

‘It’s not true’: North Korea denies it owes $156000 in unpaid US parking tickets – Kansas City Star

The Inquisitr'It's not true': North Korea denies it owes $156000 in unpaid US parking ticketsKansas City StarNo one likes getting a parking ticket, and apparently North Korea is no exception. The rogue nation's diplomatic mission … [Read More...]

Syrian army fights IS in Deir al-Zor as US-backed forces loom – Reuters

NewsweekSyrian army fights IS in Deir al-Zor as US-backed forces loomReutersDEIR AL-ZOR, Syria (Reuters) - The Syrian army field commander standing by the Euphrates River predicted that Islamic State militants would very soon be “purged” from … [Read More...]

Mexico anxiously awaits the fate of a 12-year-old schoolgirl after deadly earthquake – Washington Post

Washington PostMexico anxiously awaits the fate of a 12-year-old schoolgirl after deadly earthquakeWashington PostMEXICO CITY — A sprawling earthquake recovery effort spanning several states turned intensely personal Thursday as rescue crews … [Read More...]

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WATCH: Texas Hero ‘Mattress Mack’ Gives Harvey Evacuee Special Gift For Her 84th Birthday

Mattress chain owner offers up his stores for #Harvey evacuees and his trucks for rescue operations. “We said to hell with profits.” … [Read More...]

Petition to Declare George Soros a Terrorist is One of Most Popular on WhiteHouse.gov

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Snopes Botches Fact-Check by Misrepresenting a Trump-Supporter’s Claim

The fact-checking website Snopes seems to have forgotten that the state of Louisiana has experienced other flooding incidents besides Hurricane … [Read More...]

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Economy

Newest pot sales numbers show Colorado on track for an even bigger payday in 2017

The green rush won’t last forever. But it looks far from over.State agricultural regulators tour a cannabis growing facility in Colorado in … [Read More...]

The strange origins of the GOP ideology that rejects caring for the poor

No, that’s not what Jesus says.CREDIT: AP/Eric GayThe ongoing Capitol Hill brawl over health care and budget cuts is getting Biblical.In recent … [Read More...]

House votes to dismantle key Dodd-Frank regulations

Experts are worried this could cause the next financial crisis.Trader Daniel Leporin, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, … [Read More...]