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GOP senator Ben Sasse riffs on millennials: "Can"t fix broken politics with politics"

Nati Harnik/AP ImagesAmerica’s youth are entering an age of dependence unseen before in history, growing more and more fragile, needy and immature. What they need, argues a former college president turned U.S. senator, is to experience some good o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Republican Senator Warns "Violence Is Coming" If "Identity Politics" Continues

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, Republican Senator Ben Sasse from Nebraska feels like there’s most likely more violence coming in the near future. Following last weekend’s deadly clash between neo-Nazi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 20th, 2017

By leaving Albany, senator stirs up the cesspool he"s escaping

State Sen. Daniel Squadron announced his resignation Wednesday morning, citing Albany's shadowy politics as a reason to vacate his seat halfway through his fifth term. But his exit will lead to the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 9th, 2017

BJP, RSS attacked my convoy; this is Modi"s brand of politics, says Rahul

Gandhi's car was stoned, windows broken by hostile black flag-waving crowds during visit to Gujarat.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 5th, 2017

Senator Warns Justice Department Against White House Meddling in Merger Investigations

She noted the Justice Department's antitrust reviews should focus on consumer welfare, not politics. Senator Amy Klobuchar, the top Democrat on the Senate antitrust panel, sent a letter to the U......»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 7th, 2017

Watch an Unhinged Kamala Harris Instructed to Simmer Down Again

  Content originally published at iBankCoin.com Senator Kamala Harris will most likely be the DNC's next Presidential candidate, since they're all about identity politics. She's a pitbull and very eff.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2017

Lena Dunham on ‘Girls’, gender politics and growing up

One of the world’s most famous — and outspoken — millennials talks about Trump’s America and life beyond the show that made her famous.....»»

Category: topSource: ftApr 14th, 2017

How rural millennials engage in politics differently from those in urban areas

Alex Wong/GettyLike older voters, young ones were divided by the 2016 presidential election. A recent study of millennial voters by Tufts University found that young people had starkly different opinions about politics and civic institutions.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2017

The NRA-ification of American politics

IN THE annals of political intransigence, few beat Senator Jesse Helms of North Carolina. On abortion or gay rights Helms was unyielding, insisting that .....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistMar 9th, 2017

Are We Entering An Age Of Universal Hypocrisy?

Donald Trump’s election has broken much new ground, including what I believe to be an unprecedented outbreak of hypocrisy on both sides of America’s political divide. Sure, hypocrisy has always been a handmaiden of politics, but the verbal some.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 15th, 2017

Powerful Women in Politics Think This Senator-Elect Should Run For President in 2020

Hint: It's a woman. Kamala Harris just got her first job in Congress, yet is already considered a top presidential contender. Speaking on a panel about the 2016 presidential election at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit in Laguna Niguel,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 29th, 2016

The next attorney-general opposes immigration and has defended torture

THE nomination of Jeff Sessions as attorney-general is a reminder that words spoken on the campaign trail have meaning, that politics is not show business, and that governments take decisions that make or break lives. The 69-year-old senator from Alabama,.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistNov 24th, 2016

Fool Me Once, Facebook

Social media has broken through that final frontier -- it has the ability to change people’s minds about politics and similarly hot topics like gun control and gun rights, gay rights and immigration. Social media has broken through that final fron.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 16th, 2016

Fool Me Once Facebook

Social media has broken through that final frontier -- it has the ability to change people’s minds about politics and similarly hot topics like gun control and gun rights, gay rights and immigration. Social media has broken through that final fron.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 16th, 2016

Millennials, Here"s Why Facetime At Work Is Still Important

A torch is being passed. While Boomers still hold sway in politics and other institutions, it’s clear that millennials are already leaving a lasting mark on the way we conduct ourselves professionally. In a study that set out to explore how millennials .....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 15th, 2016

What Now, Mr. Trump? Three Steps To Governance

Governance is the lost art of politics these days. There is too much poison in the cloakrooms. Politicians want to play zero sum games. As a result nothing gets done. The business of government has been broken. The nation needs a president who can govern .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesNov 9th, 2016

Mainstream opposites

KEEP Donald Trump off the stage and wash this presidential campaign’s mouth out with soap, and American politics is still broken. That is the result that emerged from a controlled experiment in political science conducted on October 4th—more formally .....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistOct 6th, 2016

The vice-presidential debate was relatively civil, but still alarming

KEEP Donald Trump off stage and wash this presidential campaign’s mouth out with soap, and American politics is still broken. That is the result that emerged from a controlled experiment in political science conducted on October 4th—more formally know.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistOct 5th, 2016

GOP SENATOR: Politics around the spending bill battle are a key reason Trump "is doing so well"

AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaRepublican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia told Business Insider on Monday that the battle over the government spending bill is "one reason why Donald Trump is doing so well." On Tuesday, the Senate voted to reject a spending bill.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 27th, 2016

Why the U.S. economy lags: It"s the politics, stupid

The U.S. has made virtually no progress in a battle to reclaim its elite position in the global marketplace, a Harvard Business School study says, squarely placing the blame on a broken political system and coarse presidential campaign. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 15th, 2016

Downballot blues

ON ROB PORTMAN’S website, trump is a verb, as in “With this president, politics trumps good policy”, but never a name. Of his party’s presidential nominee—with whom Mr Portman, a lean and businesslike first-term senator for Ohio and former trade.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistSep 1st, 2016