- The Occupy Wall Street protest movement is expected to resume Monday, on the 1-year anniversary of the protests. Is the coalition passé and irrelevant? Or is it a canary in a coalmine - an indicator of worsening economic and social problems in the United States?
- Sandra Fluke delivered a short, rousing speech at at the Democratic National Convention and condemned Mitt Romney for not standing up to the extreme voices in the GOP.
- The Democratic Party's quadrennial nominating party is underway, and the days preceding President Obama's climactic acceptance speech are crammed with party luminaries and promising up-and-comers. After First Lady Michelle brought down the house on Tuesday night, here's a list of what lies ahead:
- Posted on the activist website Change.org, a petition launched by user Mary Rickles of San Francisco said Erickson's continued presence on the network damages the value of the CNN brand. The petition is circulating under the name "CNN: Fire Erick Erickson."
- Decrying the recent mass shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin -- as well as gun violence in general -- the infamous serial killer David Berkowitz told the New York Daily News on Friday that "society has to take the glory out of guns."
Wisconsin Temple Shooting: Sikhs Blame Ignorance About Religion; Killings Bring Debate On Gun Control Back To The ForeThe FBI, probing the Wisconsin Sikh Temple shooting, in which a gunman killed six and critically injured three others on Sunday, hinted that it could be an act of domestic terrorism. Meanwhile, the Sikh community in the U.S calls it a crime of "hate and ignorance."
- The US Olympic uniforms for the 2012 London Olympics were unveiled today by designer Ralph Lauren, and you don't have to be a member of Team USA to look like one.
- Back in 1987, U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., became the first member of Congress to openly identify as gay. On Saturday, Frank made history again: He married partner Jim Ready and became the first congressman to enter into a same-sex marriage.
- The Republican benign-neglect approach to health care reform during the past decade was an unwitting contributor to the situation we find ourselves in today.
- It's not a tax. It's a penalty. President Barack Obama's administration and its allies in Congress carpet-bombed the morning news talk show Sunday with those seven words, holding the line in a PR counter-offensive the White House has been engaging on since Friday.
- A photo of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) that encapsulates the respective reactions of Democrats and Republicans following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld most of the Affordable Care Act, has gone viral.
- In a new poll, 49 percent of respondents said Republican lawmakers are stalling on efforts to improve the economy in order to damage President Obama's re-election chances.
- Democrats and Republicans are working to blame each other's policies for a lackluster May U.S. jobs report, cementing the critiques that will reverberate through the general election in November.
- Hustler's publisher, Larry Flynt, has responded to a lewd, digitally altered photograph of conservative commentator and New York Daily News columnist S.E. Cupp in his magazine. That's satire, he told The Blaze in a two-sentence statement.
Sunday Morning Talk Shows: Boehner, Pelosi, McConnell Offer Three Different Fixes For Debt Ceiling Conundrum [VIDEO] (blog)Congressional leaders John Boehner, Mitch McConnell and Nancy Pelosi pointed fingers across the aisle on Sunday morning talk shows over the reemerging debt ceiling debate, calling for different approaches to the nation's budgetary problems.
- In contrast to President Obama, the chairman of the Democratic Caucus said House Democrats overwhelming support same-sex marriage.