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Biden Opts Out Of Putting Last Few Felonies On Job Application

WASHINGTON—Saying he would be “sitting pretty” if he landed such a primo gig, Vice President Joe Biden reportedly decided Tuesday to leave off several of his most recent felonies while filling out a job application for a blackjack dealer position at the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore.

Departing Bo Obama Lands K Street Lobbyist Position

WASHINGTON—Touting his lengthy tenure in the White House and close personal relationships with the president of the United States and first lady, executives at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced Monday that once the current administration steps down later this week, the departing Bo Obama will officially join their high-powered K Street lobbying firm.

A Timeline Of Trump’s Relationship With The Press

President-elect Donald Trump routinely insists that he is treated unfairly by the press, while many in the news industry have openly expressed how difficult it can be to report on him in today’s chaotic media environment. Here is a timeline of the major events that have shaped this relationship.

The Pros And Cons Of Universal Basic Income

As Finland tests a program to give a universal basic income to unemployed citizens, many wonder if a similar initiative could work in the United States. Here are some pros and cons of such a program:

What Compromising Information Does Russia Have On Donald Trump?

On Tuesday, it was reported that leaders of American intelligence agencies had given Donald Trump a memo advising that Russia had gathered compromising personal information about him as part of a wider effort to disrupt the election, though these claims remain unsubstantiated and both the president-elect and the Kremlin deny these reports. Here’s a look at what damaging information Russia may have in its possession.

How Confirmation Hearings Work

On Tuesday, Congress began holding confirmation hearings to evaluate the fitness of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees for their offices. Here is a step-by-step guide to the confirmation hearing process.

Trump Gives Intelligence Agencies Their Daily Briefing

NEW YORK—Sitting down with top officials from the CIA, FBI, and Defense Intelligence Agency in a Trump Tower conference room, President-elect Donald Trump reportedly gave U.S. intelligence agencies their daily briefing Tuesday morning.
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The 2000 Elections

In the wake of President Clinton's second inauguration, talk has already begun to turn toward the Presidential Election of 2000. What do you think of the '00 Vote?
  • "Who will lead the forces of Planet Earth in the coming Space Galaxy Wars of 2002? The answer is obvious: Lord Gore-Tron of the AstroForce!"

    Michael Offerman Electrician
  • "I don't know who'll win in 2000, but in this special classroom, we believe that everyone's a winner."

    Sandy Broward Teacher
  • "It's definitely not too early to start discussing the 2000 elections. Now, if you'll please excuse me, I have a lunch date in 22 months."

    Charles Tingley Systems Analyst
  • "We can talk and talk about who should be president, but I say we should just settle it with some kind of vote."

    Geoffrey Halloran Pilot
  • "Who's the governor of Arkansas right now? Because with the way the last two elections have gone, I think I see a trend."

    Sharon Jenner Orthopedic Surgeon
  • "Prophecy says that in 2000, a beast shall come forth from the sea and its countenance shall be foul as that of dragons and upon its brow shall be the name of blasphemy. I'm voting for that fuckin' bad boy."

    Ed Lefkowitz Graphic Designer

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