Florida Senator, Marco Rubio, is having some trouble balancing his duties as a current member of the senate as he seeks a higher position in office. Since his announcement to run for president, he has missed about 25% of votes. When he’s not in Washington, he is out fundraising for
Happy Constitution Day! Constitution Day (or Citizenship Day) is observed every year on September 17th to acknowledge the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution in 1787 and furthermore, to "recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens". While originally reserved for the third Sunday of May
To celebrate Labor Day, President Obama announced an executive order requiring companies with governmental ties to provide a week of paid sick leave every year. This will take effect in 2017 for approximately 300,000 workers. In the course of Obama’s presidency, he has used his executive powers to raise the minimum
NASA's experiment to simulate Mars has begun. A French astrobiologist, a German physicist, and four Americans (journalist, pilot, architect, and soil scientist) will embark on a trip with hardly any fresh food, fresh air, and no privacy. They will be enclosed in a dome that 36 feet wide and 20 feet tall.
Charles Koch, chair and CEO of Koch Industries, was called out by President Obama during the President’s speech at National Clean Energy Summit at the Mandalay Bay Resort Convention Center on Monday for lobbying against new clean energy businesses. Obama acknowledged the Koch brothers as rent seeking champions of the
Twitter shut down 30 websites - known as Politwoops - that saved deleted tweets by politicians around the world. This website has been cited by journalists around the world since it was dedicated to keeping politicians honest and accountable. Twitter told the Open State Foundation "Imagine how nerve-racking - terrifying, even -