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A brief history of ‘lame duck’ State of the Union addresses

A brief history of ‘lame duck’ State of the Union addresses
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill.; Credit: Pool/Getty Images No slave to 24-hour cable news and the Twitterverse, President Thomas Jefferson eschewed delivering public speeches on the State of the Union, choosing instead to send his message to Congress in writing via messenger. The tradition held for […]

AirTalk listeners remember David Bowie

AirTalk listeners remember David Bowie

A woman with a tatoo of David Bowie reacts as she pays her respects in front of the British singer, painted by Australian street artist James Cochran, aka Jimmy C.; Credit: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images David Bowie, the musician and artist alternatively known as Ziggy Stardust and the Thin White Duke, has died from cancer. He […]

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

California Gov. Jerry Brown released a state-wide budget Thursday, January 7.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images “Save it for a rainy day” seemed to be the takeaway as Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his 2016-2017 state budget proposal on Thursday. During a news conference at the Capitol, Governor Brown preached financial prudence, but also announced a big […]

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

California Gov. Jerry Brown released a state-wide budget Thursday, January 7.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images “Save it for a rainy day” seemed to be the takeaway as Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his 2016-2017 state budget proposal on Thursday. During a news conference at the Capitol, Governor Brown preached financial prudence, but also announced a big […]

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

California Gov. Jerry Brown released a state-wide budget Thursday, January 7.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images “Save it for a rainy day” seemed to be the takeaway as Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his 2016-2017 state budget proposal on Thursday. During a news conference at the Capitol, Governor Brown preached financial prudence, but also announced a big […]

Why Wheaton College wants to fire a professor for her comments on Muslims

Why Wheaton College wants to fire a professor for her comments on Muslims

The cross of the the Maronite cathedral of Saint Georges is seen side by side along with the minaret of Moahmmed al-Amin Mosque in downtown Beirut on January 4, 2010.; Credit: JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images CHICAGO (AP) – The professor of a Christian college who asserted Christians and Muslims worship the same God said Wednesday that […]

Why Wheaton College wants to fire a professor for her comments on Muslims

Why Wheaton College wants to fire a professor for her comments on Muslims

The cross of the the Maronite cathedral of Saint Georges is seen side by side along with the minaret of Moahmmed al-Amin Mosque in downtown Beirut on January 4, 2010.; Credit: JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images CHICAGO (AP) – The professor of a Christian college who asserted Christians and Muslims worship the same God said Wednesday that […]

Legal scholar looks at citizenship requirements for presidency after Trump questions Cruz’s Canadian birth

Legal scholar looks at citizenship requirements for presidency after Trump questions Cruz’s Canadian birth

Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump (L) pat the back of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz during the Republican Presidential Debate.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump isn’t one to be shy when it comes to calling out his opponents for what he sees as their shortcomings. The GOP presidential frontrunner’s latest target? Fellow presidential candidate […]

Legal scholar looks at citizenship requirements for presidency after Trump questions Cruz’s Canadian birth

Legal scholar looks at citizenship requirements for presidency after Trump questions Cruz’s Canadian birth

Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump (L) pat the back of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz during the Republican Presidential Debate.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump isn’t one to be shy when it comes to calling out his opponents for what he sees as their shortcomings. The GOP presidential frontrunner’s latest target? Fellow presidential candidate […]

From China to Saudi Arabia, how the rest of the world is responding to ISIS

From China to Saudi Arabia, how the rest of the world is responding to ISIS

U.S. President Barack Obama (C), Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin E. Dempsey (R), US National Security Advisor Susan Rice (L), U.S. Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco (2nd L) and U.S. Central Command General Lloyd Austin III (2nd R) meet 20 foreign Chiefs of Defense to discuss coalition efforts in the ongoing campaign against ISIS.; […]