In the third episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” eight-term Ohio congressman and two-time presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich raps about the underbelly of U.S. politics going back to his days as Cleveland’s “boy mayor” in the late 1970s.
As world leaders prepare for climate talks in Paris, here is a sample of Republican denials of the science of climate change, compiled by The Guardian.
The former congressman brought his brand of D.C.-style real talk, and his unabashed support for Hillary Clinton, to the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles on Tuesday night.
It's official: We're now in the Paul Ryan era. The Wisconsin congressman was confirmed as the 54th House speaker on Thursday, succeeding the retiring John Boehner.
Debt collectors will be allowed to harass student loan borrowers with unlimited automated calls and text messages -- even when asked to stop.
President Obama may soon be rounding the final bend of his presidency, but he apparently hasn't lost his ability to push contested legislation through the congressional gantlet.
What a difference a few days makes. After putting on quite a convincing show of resistance, followed by reticence, Rep. Paul Ryan is now the very picture of enthusiasm when it comes to his prospective new role as speaker of the House.
The saga in the House continues: On Tuesday, Rep. Paul Ryan, who for weeks had been maintaining that he didn't want to replace outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner, told Republican colleagues that he would run for the position on one important condition.
It's been nearly a week since Rep. Kevin McCarthy bowed out of the running for outgoing House Speaker John Boehner's spot, and the field is still wide open. Also, Ann Coulter didn't quite get the whole constitutional aspect of this story, so we consulted a bona fide legal expert about the House rules to set the record straight.
At this point, I worry we're going to start finding members of the Republican establishment curled up in their beds, eyes clenched shut and ears covered with trembling hands, moaning "make it stop, make it stop, make it stop."