Rep. Fudge Asks for the Removal of Rep. Issa as Chair of Oversight Committee
Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) asks Speaker of the House John Boehner to remove Congressman Darrell Issa as Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for refusing Congressman Elijah Cummings to ask questions or offer a statement during a IRS hearing March 5, 2014.
This episode's discussion is focused on the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton. Does she have your vote for the presidency?
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Mayor Emanuel, City Council Approve Ordinance to Increase Minimum Wage in Chicago
Mayor Emanuel, City Council approve ordinance to increase minimum wage in Chicago to $13 by 2019. Sun-Times reporter, Fran Spielman questions Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Patrick O'Connor on the minimum wage ordinance.
Democratic Donors Urge Joe Biden to Challenge Hillary Clinton
A group of prominent Democratic Party fundraisers on Friday began circulating a letter to encourage a hesitant Vice President Joe Biden to enter the 2016 race for U.S. president. The donors wrote in the letter, "We write today to publicly announce our support for Vice President Biden, to urge him to join the Presidential race, and to pledge our support if he does.
Convicted Ex-New Orleans Mayor Files Appeal Notice
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has filed a formal notice of appeal in the corruption case that resulted in a guilty verdict on 20 criminal counts and a prison sentence of 10 years. The appeal will be considered by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.