Politics

Political Stories – Follow American politics and keep up with trending political debates on Politisite

Cain, Huntsman, Bachmann, Pawlenty Gain Most in Name Recognition

Cain, Huntsman, Bachmann, Pawlenty Gain Most in Name Recognition

Herman Cain, Jon Huntsman, Michele Bachmann, and Tim Pawlenty have gained the most in name recognition so far this year of any of the Republican presidential candidates Gallup tracks. Each of the four has gained between 18 and 27 percentage points in recognition among Republicans since March of this year, although each began with different base levels of name ID. Read the full story at Cain, Huntsman, Bachmann, Pawlenty Gain […]

Senator Tom Coburn Releases $9T Deficit Reduction Plan

Senator Tom Coburn Releases $9T Deficit Reduction Plan

Sen. Tom Coburn released a $9 trillion “Back in Black” deficit reduction plan Monday that would gore government programs and tax breaks large and small. The plan would cut $1 trillion in tax breaks that the Oklahoma Republican considers “socialist” spending, although it would be considered a tax increase by anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist. Norquist’s group, Americans for Tax Reform, attacked the plan Monday. “It’s now clear Senator Coburn’s plan […]

Obama will veto the “Cut, Cap and Balance” bill

Obama will veto the “Cut, Cap and Balance” bill

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) met Sunday with President Obama at the White House to discuss the path forward on raising the debt ceiling. Michael Steel, a spokesman for Boehner, confirmed the Sunday morning meeting and said that while the lines of communication “are being kept open,” there remains “nothing to report in terms of an agreement or process.” News of the meeting was […]

One letter mistake by NBC owned @BreakingNews Sparks speculation on what Obama would say during his ‘Personal’ statement on Monday

One letter mistake by NBC owned @BreakingNews Sparks speculation on what Obama would say during his ‘Personal’ statement on Monday

No President obama is NOT stepping down from office.  Nor is he not seeking a second term for office.  The White House put out its daily schedule and it said, ” THE PRESIDENT makes a personnel announcement”.  But the Twitter account @breakingNews tweeted that, “the President will make a personal announcement”.   Politisite posts the White House schedule each day and was used to correct many on Twitter who were either […]

Starve oversized Federal Fovernment

Starve oversized Federal Fovernment

Here is an interesting article by Randy Dye: I decided to start this column with some history. That would be the collapse of the Soviet Union. History will tell you the Soviet Union collapsed due to its desire to gain world domination by building its economic foundation on a military industry. The Soviet Union collapse was also a result of a lack of morality and honesty with its people. The […]

POLL: Republicans more Partisan Than Democrats

POLL: Republicans more Partisan Than Democrats

Voters now see congressional Republicans as slightly more partisan than their Democratic counterparts and are more pessimistic about the overall level of partisanship in Washington, D.C. than they have been in nearly a year. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 64% of Likely U.S. Voters think Republicans in Congress are acting like partisan Republicans. Just 18% say they are governing on a bipartisan basis, while another 18% are […]

Michele Bachmann Connects with South Carolina Voters During Two-Day Visit

Michele Bachmann Connects with South Carolina Voters During Two-Day Visit

Columbia, S.C. – Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann will return to South Carolina on Monday, July 18 to rally voters from across the state, sharing her message of constitutional conservatism along the way. Monday, July 18, 2011 EVENT: WHEN: WHERE: Columbia, S.C. Bachmann Signs Cut, Cap and Balance Pledge 4:00 pm ET The Hilton Columbia Center 924 Senate St. Columbia, S.C. Tuesday, July 19, 2011 EVENT: WHEN: WHERE: S.C. Christian […]

President Obama Daily Schedule for Monday July 18, 2011

President Obama Daily Schedule for Monday July 18, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011 In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. Later in the morning, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. Later, the President will meet with members of the Giving Pledge including co-founders Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates, and others who have taken the Giving Pledge. The President will receive […]

Jane Fonda Blames Canceled QVC Appearance on far ‘Right Wing’ extremists

Jane Fonda Blames Canceled QVC Appearance on far ‘Right Wing’ extremists

Jane Fonda Blames Canceled QVC Appearance on far ‘Right Wing’ extremists Should a two-time Oscar-winner like Jane Fonda really be making a spectacle out of the fact that she wanted to appear on a home-shopping channel? What’s next? “Damn those righties! I was looking forward to cutting the ribbon at that grocery store with Leif Garrett!” Anyway, some shameless whoppers in Ms. Fonda’s own words: I was to have been on QVC today […]