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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

Trump vs. Obama: By the TV numbers – Politico

PoliticoTrump vs. Obama: By the TV numbersPoliticoIf there is one thing President Donald Trump loves to talk about, it's numbers — specifically the TV ratings he draws when he appears on news programs and the size of the crowds that attended … [Read More...]

Democrats face their powerlessness – CNN

CNNDemocrats face their powerlessnessCNN(CNN) Democrats are spending the opening weeks of the Trump administration trying to flex their muscle any way they can -- boycotting confirmation hearings, refusing to work with Republicans on Obamacare … [Read More...]

Senate Democrats In Political Quagmire Over Supreme Court Nomination – NPR

NPRSenate Democrats In Political Quagmire Over Supreme Court NominationNPRJoseph Biden — who chaired the Senate Judiciary Committee — and later promoting two of President Bill Clinton's Supreme Court nominees while serving as a top White … [Read More...]

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Special Elections

When is Donald Trump’s inauguration and what time is it? Everything you need to know – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukWhen is Donald Trump's inauguration and what time is it? Everything you need to knowTelegraph.co.ukThe time between US election and inauguration allows for the incumbent, or 'lame duck', president to tie up any loose … [Read More...]

In Trump Nation, healing is overrated – USA TODAY

The Nation.In Trump Nation, healing is overratedUSA TODAYBoth are members of Trump Nation, an array of Trump voters in all 50 states who've spoken with the USA TODAY Network. Although ... His nine-state, post-election victory tour was marked … [Read More...]

Gambia elected a new president, but old one won’t step down – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGambia elected a new president, but old one won't step downUSA TODAYDAKAR, Senegal — Ebrima Sall hopes Thursday will be a proud day for Gambia, when President-elect Adama Barrow is slated to be inaugurated as the first new leader of … [Read More...]

Supreme Court temporarily blocks North Carolina special elections – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSupreme Court temporarily blocks North Carolina special electionsUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily blocked special elections this year in North Carolina legislative districts that a lower court ruled were … [Read More...]

Foreign Policy

Diplomats in state of confusion over US transition – Gant Daily

Diplomats in state of confusion over US transitionGant DailyFrom Moscow to Monrovia, there's a new guessing game: What's going on with US foreign policy? And is there anyone at the State Department to call to find out? With the new … [Read More...]

Diplomats in state of confusion over US transition – CNN

CNNDiplomats in state of confusion over US transitionCNNWith the new president signaling significant changes in the US approach to the world, key job openings at the oldest US Cabinet agency remain unfilled, leaving some of the State … [Read More...]

Yemen incident offers lesson in international relations – Times Daily

The NationYemen incident offers lesson in international relationsTimes Daily... promise to end foreign aid, and then include Yemen on a list of seven Muslim-majority countries whose people are prohibited from traveling to the United States. … [Read More...]

 

Justice

Jeff Sessions gets zero Democratic votes as committee approves his nomination

The next Attorney General doesn’t have any bipartisan cosigners.Trump cabinet nominees Jeff Sessions and Steve Mnuchin share a laugh on Inauguration Day. CREDIT: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez MonsivaisJeff Sessions is one step closer to being Attorney … [Read More...]

Chilling HBO documentary takes on the Slenderman stabbing

When fake news leads to real violence.On May 31, 2014, a slumber party that started at Skateland ended in a stabbing. Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser, both twelve years old, lured their friend Payton into David’s Park in Waukesha, Wisconsin. … [Read More...]

Obama-era Wall Street enforcement sunsets with one last disappointing deal

A megabank is settling a housing discrimination case for pennies, again.JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, left, talking with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) in 2007. CREDIT: AP Photo/Mark LennihanOne of the country’s largest … [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

Trump’s Bluster On Trade Elevates Canada To Trans-Atlantic Torchbearer – Huffington Post

Huffington PostTrump's Bluster On Trade Elevates Canada To Trans-Atlantic TorchbearerHuffington PostU.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House on Feb. 13. MUNICH ― Canadian Prime Minister Justin … [Read More...]

Pakistan: IS attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh kills dozens – BBC News

BBC NewsPakistan: IS attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh kills dozensBBC NewsA suicide attack in a popular shrine in southern Pakistan has killed at least 70 people, police say. The bomber blew himself up among devotees in the shrine of Sufi saint … [Read More...]

Mattis Rejects Closer Military Ties With Russia as He Reassures NATO – New York Times

New York TimesMattis Rejects Closer Military Ties With Russia as He Reassures NATONew York TimesIn a speech to NATO defense ministers, the Pentagon chief pointed to Russia and terrorism coming from the Middle East and North Africa as threats to … [Read More...]

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Politics & Media

BREAKING: Trump Announces Alexander Acosta as New Labor Secretary Nominee

Just one day after Andrew Puzder bowed out from President Donald Trump’s nomination for Labor Secretary, Trump has announced his new pick … [Read More...]

Regis Philbin Says He and Kelly Ripa Haven’t Kept in Touch Since Live!

Regis Philbin talked to Larry King on Larry King Now this week and opened about the fact that the TV icon and Kelly Ripa have not remained close … [Read More...]

The View’s Sara Haines Gives Fiery Explanation Of ‘Fake News’ vs. ‘False News’

Please enable Javascript to watch. Today on The View, the ladies of the panel continued to talk about the leaks coming out of the intelligence … [Read More...]

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Economy

Charges filed against Trump’s labor secretary pick’s company over wage theft and sexual harassment

Employees just filed 33 complaints against CKE Restaurants.Workers protest Andy Puzder’s nomination in Chicago on January 12. CREDIT: Fight … [Read More...]

Democrats call Trump’s bluff on infrastructure spending

Senators unveil their own $1 trillion package that looks very different from President Trump’s.Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY). … [Read More...]

Trump’s federal hiring freeze will make the swamp swampier

Past hiring freezes have only increased government costs and made its work less transparent.President Trump signing presidential memoranda on … [Read More...]