Breaking: President Barack Obama said Friday that tests on two suspicious packages bound for the U.S. but intercepted on cargo planes confirmed that they "do contain explosive material" and posed a credible terrorist threat.
This is a good question to ask and something that deserves to be discussed. Candidates personal lives are often fair game and not just during election season. But, did this particular piece of “reporting” cross whatever vague lines the media still adheres to?
Do you know who the vice president is? How many U.S. senators are there? As the Yahoo! News Ask America van travels across the country, we asked people basic civics questions and got some surprising answers. Watch the video and see if you fare better: http://yhoo.it/bVmiTt
This is kind of like that old Tonight Show sketch, where Jay Leno would stump people on the street with questions about American history and politics. Too bad that not much seems to have changed. Come on America’s youth! Step up your political game.
“White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett apologized Wednesday morning for referring to a gay teen who committed suicide as having made a “lifestyle choice.”—Valerie Jarrett inadvertently steps into a highly contentious debate with comments made to a WaPo reporter. (Valerie Jarrett apologizes for remark about gay teen)
On today’s Fresh Air, host Terry Gross talked with three journalists about the fundraising groups that have taken advantage of the Supreme Court ruling — and how their spending could affect the upcoming midterm elections.
Our own Ken Vogel takes time to chat with Terry Gross …