Barack Obama, 54, could not stand idly by for any longer. For too long, he’s watched as so many Americans — including children — have had their lives tragically cut short by gun violence. With tears in his eyes, the President unveiled his plan to stop the seemingly endless shootings while still respecting the constitutional rights of the American people.
Jon Stewart, 53, returned to The Daily Show on Dec. 7 with fire in his heart and anger in his words. The former host was fed up with Congress member callously forgetting the heroic first responders who risked their lives on 9/11. With hundreds of these men and women suffering cancer and other diseases caused by the rubble of the World Trade Towers, Jon blasted Congress and Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell as hypocrites for not extending their benefits.
Wisconsin congressman, Paul Ryan, has earned the support he needed and will officially become the next Speaker of the House. Although he had many conditions, including taking weekends off to spend with his family, he previously said he was “ready and eager” to take over for John Boehner, 65, and the Republicans must have believed him!
Paul Ryan, 45, is in. After much thought and receiving support from three major fractions of the House GOP, the 45-year-old officially announced that he’s poised to be the next Speaker of the House on Oct. 22. Wisconsin’s Republican representative stated that he is “ready and eager” to possibly become the next speaker to take over for John Boehner, 65.
Richard Mourdock, who is campaigning to become one of Indiana’s state Senators, made his shocking anti-abortion comments during a debate, Tues. Oct. 23, with Democratic challenger, Rep. Joe Donnelly.
Vice President Joe Biden and Paul Ryan, the Representative for Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district who is Mitt Romney‘s running mate, were grilled about their stances on abortion, by moderator Martha Raddatz during their Vice-Presidential debate, and it turns out that, their policies couldn’t be more different.
As Vice President Joe Biden and Paul Ryan took the stage to debate on Thursday, Oct. 11, celebrities made sure to watch and tweet their thoughts! Bethenny Frankel, Scooter Braun, Kirstie Alley, and many more celebs across the political spectrum shared their reaction to the heated debate.