Jack Kenny

Thursday, 05 February 2015 10:20

Senators Urge Obama to Send Weapons to Ukraine

A bipartisan group of 15 U.S. senators is urging President Obama to give weapons to Ukraine to support government forces battling Russian-backed rebels in the country’s eastern provinces.

Senate Democrats Tuesday blocked a Republican bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security while also repealing executive actions by President Obama.

In what has been described as a new front in the battle over same-sex marriage, legislators in several states under judicial orders to confer marital status on same-sex couples have introduced bills to forbid state or local officials from issuing marriage licenses to couples of the same gender.

 

Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00

Castro to U.S.: Get Out of Gitmo

Cuban President Raúl Castro Wednesday demanded the return of Guantanamo Bay to Cuban sovereign control as a condition of normalized relations with the United States.

A new congressional caucus,started by nine Republicans, promises to defend freedom in a hostile environment:  the Congress of the United States.

If you belong to the Boy Scouts of America, you’re not fit to be a judge in California, according to that state's Supreme Court.

 

If there’s one thing political “progressives” despise, it’s discrimination — unless they are the ones who are doing it.

 

In 2012, Washington, D.C. police arrested at least 105 people for charges including possession a magazine capable of holding more than 10 rounds. But NBC news anchor Dick Gregory was not one of them, despite displaying a illegal magazine on Meet the Press in D.C.

The fallout from the House Republican leadership’s decision to cancel a vote on a controversial abortion bill on Thursday continues, with conservative activists warning that Republicans who moved to scuttle the bill may face primary challenges in 2016.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says he’s “well qualified” to be president, and he’s already in the process of exploring that possibility.

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