Obama's billionaire sticking it to middle class?

by Drew Zahn -- [caption id="attachment_793131" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Tom Steyer"][/caption] In big-money politics, few are bigger than former hedge-fund manager Tom Steyer, a Democrat billionaire who has spent tens of millions in more…

Paula Deen plans 20-city speaking tour

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MIAMI NEW TIMES) Break out your calendars, Paula Deen fans, because you have a date with the "lady" herself. Paula Deen Ventures has just announced that the queen more…

Stocks finish mostly higher

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks mostly climbed on Monday, with the Nasdaq Composite rebounding from a more than 1 percent drop, as investors turned to large-cap companies while tracking more…

Gym 'boots pregnant woman due to baby bump'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="JpMG5tbTqFHO8vwdxfx2FbjWu5D6nEyl" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (ABCNEWS4) — CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- A woman working out at the West Ashley Planet Fitness says she was asked to leave mid-workout Monday night more…

New U.S. sanctions on Russian officials, companies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AP) — The United States levied new sanctions Monday on seven Russian government officials, as well as 17 companies with links to Vladimir Putin’s close associates, as the Obama administration seeks more…

Farm bill boosts halal, kosher food for poor

by -NO AUTHOR- -- DETROIT (AP) — For the first time, the federal government is required to purchase and provide food banks emergency supplies of kosher or halal products, serving a population more…

GOP congressman surrenders to FBI

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) NEW YORK — Rep. Michael G. Grimm (R-N.Y.) surrendered Monday morning to federal authorities in New York as prosecutors unveiled a 20-count indictment connected to a more…

U.S. oil stockpiles hit record high levels

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — Crude oil stockpiles in the United States are at record levels and, with no place to go, oil inventories may continue to build because of the more…

GOP establishment ticked off at Republican surrender

by Joseph Farah -- [caption id="attachment_667869" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="GOP strategist Karl Rove"][/caption] AUSTIN, Texas – Caught on a flight from Washington to Texas Sunday, Karl Rove, the guru of the GOP political more…