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Entries by Lisa_Miller from 05/2013

NRA Money, Power Responsible For Swayed Gun Control Vote

Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

By Alan Berlow and Gordon Witkin May 1, 2013 This story was originally published by ...

Costa Ricans Stage Obama Protest During May Day Demonstrations (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

Cities around the world were flooded Wednesday with May Day protesters voicing demands for fair pay and better working conditions -- but one protest i...

Paul Moriarty, New Jersey Assemblyman, Has Drunk Driving Denial Backed By Grand Jury

Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

CHERRY HILL, N.J. — It sounded like an excuse from a politician who had been caught doing something wrong: When New Jersey Assemblyman Paul Mori...

Jon Favreau, Obama Speechwriter, Pens Memo: The President Is Not All Powerful

Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

He added the words in one of the later drafts. The announcement speech had been missing something, a direct response to the creeping cynicism of the p...

Elizabeth Warren: Consumers Must 'Get Up And Fight'

Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) rallied a packed Cape Cod cafe Wednesday night, calling upon constituents to "get up and fight" big businesses, the Ca...

Ari Fleischer Claims Nazis Were Law-Abiding In Justification Of Guantanamo Bay (VIDEO)

Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer defended Guantanamo Bay on CNN Thursday night, arguing that the United States was justified in openin...

Junk Food May Be Banned At Nikki Haley's Office With New Budget Cuts

Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Lawmakers in South Carolina are trying to keep junk food out of the governor's mansion. State senators inserted a clause in the 201...

NRA Convention Vendor Removes Bleeding Obama Target

Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

The National Rifle Association asked a vendor at its annual convention in Houston to remove a gory mannequin that resembled President Barack Obama. ...

Reynaldo Decerega, Man Who Gave Obama A Busted Lip, Speaks Out

Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

The man who accidentally gave President Barack Obama a busted lip during a pickup basketball game is now speaking out about the incident. In Novem...

Texas Birther Bill Debated By State Lawmakers

Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

Texas lawmakers debated a bill Monday that, if passed, would require presidential hopefuls to prove they are natural born U.S. citizens, Austin's KTBC...

GOP Rebranding Targets Women's Issues and Female Candidates

Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

Endeavoring to rebrand their party, GOP elders do not want voters conjuring up names like Richard Mourdock and Todd Akin when they hear the words "Rep...

Chris Christie Did Not Transfer Power To Kim Guadagno During Weight-Loss Surgery

Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

In the wake of media attention surrounding his under-the-radar gastric band surgery, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) told reporters at a news confe...

What Did Justin Timberlake Show Obama On His iPhone? (CAPTION CONTEST)

Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

Being president has its perks, including getting to hang with big name celebs. In April, President Barack Obama invited Justin Timberlake to the White...

Rand Paul Appeals To New Hampshire GOP, Urges Diversity

Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

At a sold-out New Hampshire Republican Party dinner Monday night, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) encouraged the room of GOP supporters to embrace diversity an...

Joe Biden Picks On Obama For Teleprompter Use

Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden teased President Barack Obama on Tuesday for his reliance on a teleprompter. Speaking at a Jewish American Heritage Month ...

Anthony Foxx, Transportation Secretary Nominee, Meets Friendly Senate

Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's nominee for transportation secretary – Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx – received a friendly rece...

Connecticut Bill Could Block Newtown Records Release

Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — A bill crafted privately by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's office, Connecticut's top prosecutor and legislative leaders would require...

Rick Santorum Email Lists Obama 'Abuses'

Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

In an email to his supporters on Thursday, former Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum listed "abuses" committed by President Barack Obama an...