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Entries by Preston Maddock from 02/2013

Fix The Debt Protest Draws Activists, Inflatable Pig

Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than 100 union members and progressive activists marched to a Capitol Hill hotel Wednesday to protest a meeting of corporate chiefs...

David O. Russell, 'Silver Linings Playbook' Director, Joins Senators To Introduce Mental Health Legislation

Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

Hollywood director David O. Russell joined a bipartisan group of senators and mental health professionals on Thursday to introduce legislation to impr...

Laid-Off Sensata Employee To Attend SOTU

Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

A laid-off employee from a company owned by Bain Capital will join Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) as her guest at the State of the Union address on Tuesda...

Donald Trump Says Ashley Judd Boosted By Karl Rove Attack Ad: She Looked 'Beautiful'

Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

Real estate mogul Donald Trump had harsh words on Wednesday for an American Crossroads ad targeting a potential Ashley Judd Senate campaign in Kentuck...

Drone Industry Concerned About Its Public Image

Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the debate over drone warfare rages on, the drone industry is worried it's getting a bad name. "There is fear amongst the general ...

Ron DeSantis Put On Spot By Sandy Hook Parents At Florida Town Hall

Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) had some unexpected visitors at his town hall meeting on Tuesday: Mark and Jackie Barden, the parents of a 7-year-old child...

Orrin Hatch: Obama Would Repeal Second Amendment If He Could

Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) believes that President Barack Obama and "most liberal Democrats" really want to repeal the Second Amendment. On Thursday...

John McCain Shoots Down Obama Impeachment Question At Town Hall

Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) defended President Barack Obama at a Phoenix town hall Wednesday when a constituent asked him why Congress had not impeache...

Scott Peters Supports Citizens United Constitutional Amendment

Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) has been in Congress for only seven weeks, but he already supports measures to decrease the influence of money in the pol...

Newt Gingrich: Obama Seeking To 'Maximize The Pain Level On The American People' (AUDIO)

Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said on Tuesday that he believes the sequester is part of President Barack Obama's "deliberate strategy of punishin...

Subpoenas For Drone Memos From House Judiciary Committee Has 'Bipartisan Interest'

Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There is "bipartisan interest" within the House Judiciary Committee in subpoenaing the Justice Department's legal memos that justify the...