Democrat tipped blogger about Scalise’s meeting with white nationalists

Newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaks to the media as Speaker of the House John Boehner (R) listens after House Republican leadership elections in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 19, 2014.

Democrat tipped blogger about Republican lawmaker meeting with white nationalists | Reuters   >by: Jonathan Kaminsky | NEW ORLEANS Wed 12/31/2014 11:18pm EST | RePost: 01/02/2015 5:21:15 AM | (Reuters) – The campaign manager of a Democrat who challenged U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana tipped off a blogger that the Republican lawmaker had spoken to a white supremacist group in 2002. However, Democrat Gilda Reed did not expose […]

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Obama sets meeting with U.S. Congress leaders amid concern over Iraq crisis

U.S. President Barack Obama answers a question at a news conference at the conclusion of the NATO Summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales September 5, 2014.

Obama sets meeting with U.S. Congress leaders amid concern over Iraq crisis WASHINGTON Fri Sep 5, 2014 11:19pm EDT | Re-Post 09/07/2014  | (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with the four leaders of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, a senior congressional source said on Friday, amid rising concern in Washington about the advances of the Islamic State. The source told Reuters the meeting would take place at 3:15 […]

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Michael Brown: The unrest in Ferguson Missouri

National Guard called in as chaos continues in Missouri town   >by Ellen Wulfhorst | Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:22am EDT | Re-Post 08/19/2014 1:08:59 PM | (Reuters) – Missouri National Guard troops were being deployed on Monday to the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to try to restore calm to an area that has become a nightly scene of rioting and protests over the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of an unarmed […]

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Spotlight: House panel set for Tuesday vote on Fed transparency bill

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

House panel set for Tuesday vote on Fed transparency bill >by Michael Flaherty | WASHINGTON Fri Jul 25, 2014 5:51pm EDT| Re-Post 07/26/2014| (Reuters) – The House Financial Services Committee said on Friday that it will vote on a bill next week aimed at bringing more transparency to the Federal Reserve, including the controversial requirement of adopting a rules-based approach to its policy. Fed officials and economists have expressed concern […]

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Exposed: Court deals blow to the Obama health law…

Court deals blow to Obama health law by limiting subsidies >by David Morgan and Aruna Viswanatha |WASHINGTON Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:02pm EDT| Repost | (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judicial panel on Tuesday dealt a potentially devastating blow to President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, throwing out a provision that provides millions of Americans with subsidies for private health insurance. The 2-1 decision, which could lead to a new showdown […]

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Highlight President Obama’s Second Term

Obama Second Term: Immigration, Economic Revival Top President’s Checklist >by Reuters  |  Posted: 12/30/2012 4:27 pm EST  |  Updated: 12/31/2012 2:17 pm EST |Re-post 1/1/2013 DLU | * Immigration reform, economic growth top Obama to-do list * Energy, gun control round out second term priorities * Obama wants immigration, gun measures in first year By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON, Dec 30 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is pledging to focus in his second […]

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Spotlight: Mitch McConnell Loses Big On Election Day

Mitch McConnell Loses Big On Election Day >by Reuters  |  Posted: 11/12/2012 6:59 am EST | Huff Post Politics | BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages) * Republicans failed to defeat Obama or win back Senate * Frustrated colleagues seem set to keep McConnell as leader By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell set two top goals for the 2012 election: a Republican takeover of the Senate […]

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