Ordinary voters feel sidelined by process

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — WASHINGTON — When it comes to nominating presidential candidates, it turns out the world’s foremost democracy is not so purely democratic. For decades, both major parties more…

'An amazing story that needed to be told'

by Paul Bremmer -- [caption id="attachment_3167384" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Scene from "Union Bound" (Photo: Facebook)[/caption] Harvey Lowry was in California directing a film when a friend called and told him about an idea more…

20 U.S. cities 'optimum sanctuaries' for migrants

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_3080804" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Some lawmakers on Capitol Hill tried to slow the influx of refugees to America but in the end Speaker Paul Ryan agreed to a more…

1 way GOP elites could steal nomination from Trump or Cruz

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_2837564" align="aligncenter" width="600"] (Photo: Twitter)[/caption] The Republican Party rejected at least two chances to allow convention delegates to vote for their candidate of choice, assuming current rules more…

Major hotel CEO: Anti-'gay' laws are not OK

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_3179454" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Arne Sorenson, CEO of Marriott International[/caption] For Arne Sorenson, CEO of Marriott International, it was an "easy call" when it came time to voice more…

Did Laura Bush hint she'd choose Hillary over Trump?

by Chelsea Schilling -- [caption id="attachment_3176354" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Former first lady Laura Bush discusses politics and the 2016 election at the 2016 Women in the World Summit[/caption] Did former first lady Laura more…