Political

(Undated) -- Six cities are competing to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016. The DNC invited 15 cities to submit bids in April and six responded. Birmingham, Cleveland, Columbus, New York, Philadelphia and Phoenix will vie for the convention. Each city will be...
(Fort Worth, TX) -- Ted Cruz is the winner of the presidential straw poll at the Texas Republican state convention. To no one's surprise, the U.S. Senator easily outdistanced other contenders for the party's 2016 presidential nomination, including fellow Texan, Governor Rick...
(Undated) -- People seem to like the idea of being able to keep tabs on the CIA. The super-secret government agency joined Twitter yesterday and its first tweet has since been favorited by more than 131-thousand people. It reads, "We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our...
(Undated) -- In this week's Republican address, Congressman Jeff Miller of Florida is outlining immediate and long-term steps the president can take to fix the problems at the Veterans Affairs Department. Miller outlined the three steps in a letter to the president earlier this...
(Undated) -- President Obama is using his weekly address to focus on the problem of student loan debt. The President said that way too many Americans are suffering financially as they struggle to pay off their student loans. Mister Obama also highlighted the efforts he's taken...
(Milwaukee, WI) -- Wisconsin is the latest state to have its ban on same-sex marriage struck down. A federal judge today said the law violates the constitutional rights of of gay couples who wish to marry. U.S. District Judge Barbara Cobb ruled the ban, enacted in 2006 violates...
(Washington, DC) -- A military investigation into the capture of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl by the Taliban shows he had left his unit before, but had always returned. Retired Marine Corp four-star General James Conway says that fits well with the notion that Bergdahl was a...
(Undated) -- A political website editor is predicting Michelle Obama may run for the U.S. Senate in 2016. "White House Dossier" editor Keith Koffler posted a story yesterday that says the first lady may challenge Republican Illinois Senator Mark Kirk when he's up for re-election...
(Undated) -- A new report shows Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl may have tried to escape his Taliban captors several times. The "Daily Beast" reports Bergdahl survived on his own for three days during one attempt and was found hiding in a trench dug with his bare hands. He was...