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Jul 21, 2014

Obama maintains normalcy despite violent world events

President Obama flirted with a political bogey Sunday as he played golf while fighting raged in Gaza and bodies were loaded onto refrigerated train cars in Ukraine...

Jul 16, 2014

Partisanship Infuses Hearings on Health Law and Executive Power

G.O.P. efforts to rein in what it says are the excesses of the Obama administration played out in hearings, highlighting how election-year politics are overtaking business on Capitol Hill...

Jul 16, 2014

Partisanship Infuses Hearings on Health Law and Executive Power

G.O.P. efforts to rein in what it says are the excesses of the Obama administration played out in hearings, highlighting how election-year politics are overtaking business on Capitol Hill...

Jul 12, 2014

Scots Play Through Political Tumult

For the Scots who play professional golf, the uncertainties surrounding September’s vote on independence from Britain extend beyond what a “yes” vote might mean... #United Kingdom #Scotland

Jul 29, 2014

Incoming House Majority Whip: Obama 'Just Wants To Sit Back And Play Politics'

Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., speaks to members of the media as House Speaker John Boehner listens after a leadership election at a House Republican Conference meeting on June 19, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - President Barack O... #Barack Obama #John Boehner #U.S. Republican Party #Steve Scalise

Jul 08, 2014

Opposition Rallies Its Ranks in Kenya, Peacefully

Kenya’s opposition leaders accused the government of playing tribal politics, being numb to poverty and being caught flat-footed by terrorist attacks... #Barack Obama #John Boehner #U.S. Republican Party #Steve Scalise

Jul 24, 2014

Alex Salmond cries 'Freedom' as he plays politics with the Commonwealth Games

The First Minister claimed he was confident Glasgow would vote Yes in the referendum - while in the same breath insisting he would not use the Games as a campaigning pawn... #Glasgow #Alex Salmond

Jul 29, 2014

Kerry shrugs off Israeli criticism

(AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday widespread criticism of his efforts to win a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas don't worry him and said he will continue to work toward that goal because Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a... #Israel #Barack Obama #John Kerry #Hamas #US State Department #Benjamin Netanyahu

Jul 30, 2014

Finding Fela: the strange life of Afrobeat's forefather first look review

Fela Kutis political struggles, musical brilliance and bizarre character were ripe for this long, weird jam of a documentary Living as I do in New York City, Im frequently quizzed by relatives and out-of-town guests about what shows to see. While I d... #Israel #Barack Obama #John Kerry #Hamas #US State Department #Benjamin Netanyahu

Jul 29, 2014

The Scottish independence debate should be about more than yes or no

The attacks by both sides are descending into idiocy. Post-referendum, everyone must find the grace to work together It used to be fun and, to be fair, it often still is. There are still moments of clear and honest dialogue; no one can be too churlis... #Israel #Barack Obama #John Kerry #Hamas #US State Department #Benjamin Netanyahu