While we celebrated our independence this past weekend in the States, Greece willfully entered what may be the most uncertain era in the long history of their country. In a result that shocked international experts—as well as the country’s European creditors—Greek citizens voted on Sunday to reject the terms offered...
The top 10 Republican presidential candidates squared off Wednesday night (October 28, 2015) in Boulder Colorado, in the third GOP presidential debate. The 10 GOP candidates, who qualified for the debate, did so in accordance to how they stand in the polls, according to the Real Clear Politics average of...
Results were finally tallied in the Hawkeye State days after the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses took place. A faulty software application deployed by the Iowa Democratic Party delayed results for nearly twenty-four hours after the caucuses had ended Monday, February 3rd. By Wednesday, February 5th, only partial results...
Since the end of the financial crisis, consumer advocates have pushed for fiduciary duty on Wall Street—an obligation for brokers and financial advisors to act in the best interest of clients at all times. Last week, President Obama added his voice to the cause. Speaking to a gathering at AARP...
Photo: Courtesy of cbsnews.com MILWAUKEE, WI - The top 8 Republican presidential candidates squared off Tuesday night (November 11th 2015) in the fourth GOP presidential debate. Here's who qualified for the debate, and where each candidate stands in the polls, according to the Real Clear Politics average of five recent national polls: •...
In Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama laid out his plans for the final two years of his presidency—and the focus will be on the country’s working class. “The verdict is clear — middle-class economics works,” President Obama claimed. “Expanding opportunity works. And these policies will...
After three primary contests, Senator Bernie Sanders has started to pull away from the packed democratic presidential nominee field. Voters went to the polls on Saturday, February 22 and handed Sanders his second victory in the primaries. Capturing nearly 50% of the vote, Senator Sanders carried the...
This morning, the Senate will hold a hearing on the topic of regulatory capture—a term used to describe the often-observed tendency of government officials to become a little too close to the institutions they’re supposed to be regulating. The impending case made yesterday’s announcement from the Federal Reserve all the...
Capitol Hill was rocked late last week by news that House Republicans were pursuing legal action against the Obama administration. The president’s use of executive authority pertaining to both healthcare and immigration was the motivation for the lawsuit, according to Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). “Time after time, the president has...
On the eve of his impeachment acquittal, President Trump stood before both chambers of Congress to deliver his third State of the Union Address. A divided room cheered and jeered the President throughout the speech which touted his administration's accomplishments during his first term in office. Despite...