- Obama takes aim at ‘corporate deserters’
- Dick’s Sporting Goods lays off 478 PGA golf pros
- Senators: Cease-fire must allow Israel to defend against rockets, tunnels
- Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease
- Iraq welcomes Russian fighter jets, helicopter gunships into ISIL fight
- John McCain laments: Obama’s ‘self-pity … is really kind of sad’
- GOP offer to fix VA gives $10 billion in emergency funds
- Paul Ryan offers to repair U.S. economic safety net with a single grant stream
- Kim Jong-un builds bond with Putin: $250M Russia-backed addition to key port opens
- Pope Francis meets Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman sentenced to death
HOT BUTTON BLOG
An examination of events surrounding daily news topics.
Steve Milloy’s "junk science" detector began running high when he got hold of a new study in the American Journal of Public Health claiming nearly 45,000 Americans die from a lack of health insurance.
MSNBC anchor Norah O’Donnell suggested a pair of conservative filmmakers who secretly recorded ACORN workers giving them tax advice on how to run a brothel may be guilty of a serious crime during a recent on-air segment about the videos.
The Association of Community Organizers for Reform Now (ACORN) announced it was suspending operations after "indefensible actions" by some of its employees were exposed by conservative filmmakers and said it would rely on high-profile advisory board members to help the organization reform its ways.
A video expose that caught workers at the Association of Community Organizers for Reform Now giving advice on how to obtain federal funds to run a brothel is giving lawmakers a new reason to restart attempts to kill the organization's federal funding.
White House green jobs czar Van Jones had apologized twice this week for making regrettable statements and there may be another one coming.
President Obama’s “green jobs czar” Van Jones says his views have changed since 2004 when he signed a statement asking government officials to examine what the Bush administration might have done that “deliberately allowed 9/11 to happen, perhaps as a pretext for war.”
Mr. Jones signed a statement for 911Truth.org in 2004 demanding an investigation to what the Bush Administration may have done that "deliberately allowed 9/11 to happen perhaps as a pretext for war."
Mr. Jones signed a statement for 911Truth.org in 2004 demanding an investigation to what the Bush Administration may have done that “deliberately allowed 9/11 to happen perhaps as a pretext for war.”
House Financial Services Chairman Rep. Barney Frank, Massachusetts Democrat, said he expects former GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul's legislation to audit the Fed to pass in October as part of a larger regulatory reform package.
Data from the government’s Cash for Clunkers program is in and results show it took nearly 700,000 mostly American made cars off the road and replaced them with lots of foreign vehicles.
Talk about a "shovel-ready" project: 2,200 people incarcerated in U.S. prisons got $250 from President Obama's stimulus bill.
People who want to attend a town hall event for Rep. Carol Shea-Porter in the “Live Free or Die" state of New Hampshire better be able to pass through a metal detecto
Rep. David Scott, a Georgia Democrat, who came under scrutiny after accusing a local doctor of “hijacking” a recent town hall meeting is standing by his remarks and says that some of the conservative protesters are motivated by racism.
Tensions are running so high at local town hall meetings that Rep. David Scott, a Georgia Democrat, yelled at a local doctor concerned about health care after mistaking him for an "astroturf" political operative looking for a fight.
Former Alaskan governor and 2008 vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin likes the fight Rep. Michele Bachmann, a Minnesota Republican, has shown on the House floor over the Democrats' favored health care proposals.
Second- and third-stringers eye 2016 if front-runner stumbles
Hot Button Blog Archives
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- Obama orders Pentagon advisers to Ukraine
- NAPOLITANO: What if our democracy is a fraud?
- Hamas rejects Kerry's call for cease-fire; Fears grow others could join fight against Israel
- Evidence shows Russia firing artillery into Ukraine: Pentagon
- Norway expects imminent 'concrete threat' from ISIL terrorists 'within days'
- PRUDEN: The Democratic-wannabe mice under Hillary Clinton's feet
- Presidents of Honduras, Guatemala blame U.S. for border children crisis
- Algerian plane diverted due to storms, second aircraft: 116 missing
- ISIL captured 52 U.S.-made howitzers; artillery weapons cost 500K each