The 25 best political cartoons of the week from across Gannett, parent company of The Journal News and LoHud.com, take on the record Dow, the death of Hugo Chavez, the filibuster, Jeb Bush, the national debt and North Korea.
Cast your vote in our Editorial Board survey: On Friday, the first round of across-the-board federal budget cuts are due to take effect. Will the cuts help or hurt the economy? The White House maintains the budget cuts will increase airport waits, reduce food inspections, cut border protection. Will we… Read More →
The Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern. Watch it live here. Neil Heslin, whose 6-year-old son Jesse was killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in December, is set to testify.
President Obama is speaking about the budget sequester at 12:55 p.m. Eastern today in Newport News, Va. Watch it live here:
The 25 best political cartoons of the week from across Gannett, parent company of The Journal News and LoHud.com, take on the sequester, the pope, guns, gas prices and immigration. More opinion from LoHud.com.
Cast your vote in our Editorial Board survey: $1.2 trillion in automatic budget cuts commence March 1 unless the White House and Congress reach a deal. What should they do?
President Obama takes your questions on his State of the Union address in the administration’s latest “Fireside Hangout” on Google+ today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern. Watch it live on the White House Google Plus page, YouTube.com/whitehouse or WhiteHouse.gov. The event gets its name from the forum — Google’s live video… Read More →
Newtown’s influence on the president’s State of the Union address tonight is expected to be clear in both word and deed. By all accounts, President Obama will use part of the address to push his gun-control message, borne from the December shooting of 26 people, 20 of them first-graders, at… Read More →
When President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday, we’ll carry it live on lohud.com using our new social video player. The player, which we debuted during the Presidential Inauguration, features live video of the president’s address alongside streams from Twitter — tweets from Gannett journalists and members… Read More →
In case you missed it, ‘Demand a Plan’ made this Super Bowl ad highlighting the NRA’s changing position on background checks for gun buyers: “Demand a Plan” is a campaign by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, co-founded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, that calls… Read More →