10 things you need to know today: September 11, 2013

The Week Obama delays strikes against Syria, Colorado voters oust two Democrats over gun control, and more 1. Obama delays military action against Syria to focus on diplomacy President Obama said Tuesday that he would hold off on military strikes against Syria and pursue a Russian plan to take over the country’s chemical weapons. Obama, facing stiff… More 10 things you need to know today: September 11, 2013

Wendy Davis, Kamala Harris, Chris Taylor & More Tough Democratic Women

The Daily Beast Kathleen Kane has fought her governor on gay marriage. Alison Lundergan Grimes is taking on Mitch McConnell. Both are part of a rising guard of Democratic women, reports Patricia Murphy. Wendy Davis Texas State Senator Never have a pair of pink running shoes, a back brace, and a YouTube connection created a… More Wendy Davis, Kamala Harris, Chris Taylor & More Tough Democratic Women

Bill Clinton Obliterates the Latest Republican Attempt to Stop Hillary

PoliticusUSA It took Bill Clinton less than 60 seconds to destroy the latest Republican attempt to stop his wife Hillary from running for president:     Former President Clinton was asked if the Weiner scandal was difficult to watch. He used the opportunity to knock down the Republican attempts to tie his wife to Anthony… More Bill Clinton Obliterates the Latest Republican Attempt to Stop Hillary

Why digital dirty laundry keeps taking down public figures

Rest assured this will be the one and only article published about “Weinergate” on TFC… The Washington Post – Wonk Blog New York mayoral candidate and former congressman Anthony Weiner just apologized for carrying on digital relationships involving phone sex and racy online messages — yes, again. Public figures have been having affairs since the invention of the… More Why digital dirty laundry keeps taking down public figures

10 things you need to know today: May 22, 2013

The Week A Senate committee approves immigration reform, Anthony Weiner launches his political comeback bid, and more 1. OKLAHOMA BEGINS CLEARING TWISTER DEBRIS Rescue teams are winding down their search for survivors of the tornado that tore through Moore, Okla., and authorities are expected to start the mammoth task of clearing away debris. The mayor… More 10 things you need to know today: May 22, 2013

Week in one-liners: Weiner, Palin, Reid

Politico The top quotes in politics … “Unflippingbelievable.” — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin slamming an ad from MSNBC. “They’re starting to grow out, getting a little irritating.” — First lady Michelle Obama talkingabout her bangs. “We’re saying that no one is above the law, even if you are the diva Beyoncé.”— Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen demanding info about the star’s Cuba trip. “He… More Week in one-liners: Weiner, Palin, Reid

Democrat firebrand Alan Grayson returning to Congress

Rep. Alan Grayson, was defeated in 2010 by a Tea Party newcomer, Steve Southerland.  Alan Grayson and Rep. Anthony Weiner of NYC were the loudest voices of the Democratic left prior to the 2010 sweep by the GOP. Grayson was defeated and Weiner resigned over a “sex” scandal on Twitter.  Some say that both were… More Democrat firebrand Alan Grayson returning to Congress

Romney’s 47% Fiasco Fuels MSNBC Ratings Rout For Rachel Maddow

I watch Rachel Maddow every day.  In fact I wouldn’t miss her show for all the tea in China!  So this is great news.  Rachel is not a gossip mongerer nor does she embellish the news to fit her or her company’s agenda.   She’s a natural born teacher of sorts and explains the news… More Romney’s 47% Fiasco Fuels MSNBC Ratings Rout For Rachel Maddow

Politico’s: The week in one-liners: Rush, Bush, Weiner

The top quotes in politics … “I give him his own advice.  ‘Stop whining.’”  — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on what Mitt Romney needs to do. “He and his campaign team leadership need to put their big boy and big girl pants on and defend his record.” — Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz  giving Romney more advice. “Do you think that it is… More Politico’s: The week in one-liners: Rush, Bush, Weiner