The RNC made shifting from mainstream to conservative interviewers a top priority for the 2016 cycle.
By David Lawder and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the House of Representatives were planning to pursue on Friday a temporary funding bill to keep the lights on at the U.S. domestic security agency for three weeks, postponing the threat of a partial agency shutdown. As the clock ticked toward a midnight Friday deadline for funding the Department of Homeland Security, lawmakers said a stop-gap extension would buy time to try to work out differences between the Republican-controlled House and the Senate. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, who has insisted on a full Homeland Security funding bill free of immigration reform restrictions that have caused weeks of delay, said on Thursday he would refuse to allow such negotiations with the House.
Since the nonprofit American Conservative Union hosted its first Conservative Political Action Conference in 1973, CPAC has morphed into a massive annual event, with everyone from bloggers to national networks enticed by the opportunity to observe conservatives in their natural habitat in hopes of witnessing something controversial. And CPAC, for its part, rarely disappoints.
In interview with Yahoo News’ Katie Couric, the GOP senator slams the ex-Florida governor.
As the governor of New Jersey, Christie told her he has reporters from The New York Times covering him every day and accused journalists of taking sides on issues he has stood up against. "When you do things like I've done in New Jersey, take on a lot of these special interests that they support they just want to kill you and that's what they tried to do to me every day and here's the bad news for them, here I am and I'm still standing," Christie, 52, said.
The Fox News anchor disputes allegations and says he was referring to seeing photos of executions.
FCC adopts net neutrality rules to ban Internet discrimination
Banksy turned his attention on the Gaza Strip for one of his most provocative political projects to date
The Pentagon says around 100 American troops are to remain in the region.
Loretta Lynch is expected to win approval and become the next AG.
Not since Monica Lewinsky was a White House intern has one blue dress been the source of so much consternation. (And yes, it’s blue.) The fact that a single image could polarize the entire Internet into two aggressive camps is, let’s face it, just another Thursday. But for the past half-day, people across social media […]
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You'd think that this game would involve skating around a discotheque throwing balls at other robots, and you'd be right.
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These wireless speakers from Sweden have been improved from a previous version. They now have three streaming methods: AirPlay, Bluetooth, and Spotify Connect.
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People of London, meet the candidates for your newest bridge.
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Google kept a very low profile during the past year's lobbying over net neutrality. That doesn't mean that the company didn't care about the outcome though. In fact, laying low may have been the best thing Google could have done.
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A small Colorado-based company, Voormi, is touting a technology that produces a waterproof, breathable textile with only a single layer of material.
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Prominent venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers had always had an anti-discrimination policy. But before 2012, it was tucked away in a payroll file and never distributed.
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On a blog post at PLOS, the tropical disease expert Peter Hotez and postdoctoral fellow Jennifer Herricks take a run through the data on the biggest killers of children around the world in 2013, part of a new dataset from Global Burden of Disease study published in the January Lancet. The main one is malaria, […]
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Google announced today that it will begin running ads in Google Play, in an apparent attempt to compete in a mobile advertising race that includes other frontrunners like Facebook.
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It’s been just about 18 months since Neill Blomkamp followed up District 9 with Elysium, and in doing so left his native South Africa behind as a backdrop. Next weekend, however, he returns to theaters—and Johannesburg—with his new film, Chappie. Back is his friend and frequent collaborator Sharlto Copley, though in decidedly nonhuman form; Copley […]
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