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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

Republicans’ Obamacare repeal bill is still in flux as House vote looms – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRepublicans' Obamacare repeal bill is still in flux as House vote loomsUSA TODAYHouse leaders had said originally that these provisions could not be added to the bill because it has to remain strictly focused on budget issues to get … [Read More...]

House Republicans Search for Votes to Repeal Obamacare – The … – New York Times

New York TimesHouse Republicans Search for Votes to Repeal Obamacare - The ...New York TimesLeading Republican representatives will meet with all members of their party at the Capitol on Thursday before a full vote on their shifting health care … [Read More...]

The science whiz who dazzled Obama has schizophrenia. His family faces crushing expenses. – Washington Post

Washington PostThe science whiz who dazzled Obama has schizophrenia. His family faces crushing expenses.Washington PostWhen Joey Hudy went to the White House in 2012, the eighth grade science whiz captivated President Barack Obama — and the … [Read More...]

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Special Elections

4 Killed Including Police Officer After Domestic Dispute Turns into Deadly Shooting Spree

A suspect has been detained in the shootings at a law firm, bank branch and apartment complex Wednesday. … [Read More...]

Attack outside the Houses of Parliament in London

A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain’s seat of power, plowing a car into pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Five people were … [Read More...]

US President's Son Faces Backlash After Criticizing London Mayor

The Westminster attack left three people dead and almost 40 injured. The attacker was killed by the police outside the U.K. parliament. … [Read More...]

4 Killed Including A Police Officer In Wisconsin

Police confirmed that the suspect was taken into custody. However, they did not release the names of the people involved and killed during the shootings in Wisconsin. … [Read More...]

Foreign Policy

‘Trump wrecks US foreign policy’ as huge cuts proposed at State Department – International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK'Trump wrecks US foreign policy' as huge cuts proposed at State DepartmentInternational Business Times UKPresident Donald Trump's chief diplomat defended the proposal to cut 28% of the US State … [Read More...]

Reimagining International Relations – LobeLog

LobeLogReimagining International RelationsLobeLogThe political, economic, and military interests and influence of the United States still span the globe, as does American popular culture. Nations and non-state actors in every region continue to … [Read More...]

Putin warns against attempts of destabilizing international relations – TASS

The San Diego Union-TribunePutin warns against attempts of destabilizing international relationsTASSMOSCOW, March 16. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he believed that the international situation needed to be improved. … [Read More...]

 

Justice

No charges for Florida prison guards who allegedly locked mentally ill black man in scalding shower

Darren Rainey, a schizophrenic man serving time for cocaine possession, died in 2012.Dade Correctional Institution, where Darren Rainey died. CREDIT: AP Photo/Lynne SladkyIn June of 2012, 50-year old Darren Rainey, a schizophrenic man serving … [Read More...]

Neil Gorsuch was instrumental in defending George W. Bush’s torture program

What does that mean for the role of the judiciary in reviewing the president’s actions?Judge Neil Gorsuch speaks in the The White House in Washington, Jan. 31, 2017. CREDIT: AP Photo/Carolyn KasterAs reported by the New York Times’ Charlie … [Read More...]

This Florida prosecutor says she will never seek the death penalty

The police chief is “furious.”CREDIT: ScreenshotA central Florida state attorney said on Thursday that she will not seek the death penalty in any case during her tenure, becoming the first elected prosecutor in the state to take a stand against … [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

Republicans turn up heat on Sessions – CNN

CNNRepublicans turn up heat on SessionsCNN(CNN) The Russian cloud hovering over the Trump White House engulfed Attorney General Jeff Sessions Thursday following revelations he failed to disclose pre-election meetings with the Kremlin's … [Read More...]

US Launches Air Strikes in Yemen – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comUS Launches Air Strikes in YemenNBCNews.comThe U.S. has conducted a series of air strikes in Yemen against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Pentagon announced. More than 20 strikes launched Thursday targeted AQAP militants, … [Read More...]

Is Sweden reintroducing conscription because of refugees? No. It’s Russia. – Washington Post

Washington PostIs Sweden reintroducing conscription because of refugees? No. It's Russia.Washington PostLast week, Sweden was all over U.S. news, and for all the wrong reasons. First, President Trump seemingly referred in a speech to a … [Read More...]

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Politics & Media

Why Media Still Loves Failed Corporate Democrats Over Progressives

After the epic failure of the Democratic Party losing to a reality TV star in November there’s been (the predictable) talk among the party … [Read More...]

‘I Think He Was Trying to be Funny’: Trump Supporter on McConnell Saying Mexico Won’t Pay for Wall

Please enable Javascript to watch. Earlier today, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took part in a Politico Playbook event where he was … [Read More...]

Trump Tweets: Don’t Listen to the Press, ‘Healthcare is Coming Along Great’ and ‘Will End in a Beautiful Picture!’

While Speaker of the House Paul Ryan was trying to sell the House GOP’s Obamacare replacement bill by delivering a PowerPoint presentation … [Read More...]

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Economy

Paul Ryan adds useless and cruel work requirements to Medicaid

It will cost vulnerable people their insurance without helping anyone actually find work.House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaking about the … [Read More...]

The Fight for 15 just scored its first victory of the year

Baltimore’s city council passed a $15 minimum wage.Darlene Handy of Baltimore at a rally in 2014. CREDIT: AP Photo/Jose Luis MaganaFFifteen … [Read More...]

Trump’s ‘draconian’ budget devastates rural communities already hanging by a thread

The White House wants to cut programs that are critical to sparsely populated areas.Weeds grow around an old building and picket fence in Rocky … [Read More...]