Endorsements from well-known politicians are designed to bolster a candidate’s electoral fortunes, but a recent poll reveals that public support from several high-profile figures can have the opposite effect.
Every year, people across the country spend millions of dollars on flavored sports drinks. While they often believe they are making a healthful decision, these beverages contain high levels of sugar and may blunt the effects of otherwise healthy eating, according to a new study.
Earlier this summer, the annual FreedomFest — a major libertarian event — was held in Las Vegas, bringing more than 2,000 guests, including Steve Forbes, to discuss ideas such as sovereignty, free markets and the role of government. Now, a survey taken after the event has shed some light on the modern libertarian movement.
Popular wisdom has it that the incumbent president's party is doomed to lose the first midterm elections, and predictions are not any different this year. However, a new survey suggests that Republicans may still have to fight for every single vote.
Comedian Stephen Colbert may have defended migrant workers' rights before Congress last week, but an anti-corruption watchdog organization is suing the government to obtain documents regarding its wage policy towards illegal immigrants.
In an effort to stimulate job growth and revive entrepreneurship, President Barack Obama signed a $42 billion bill on Sept. 27 to help small businesses in the United States.
There is a new legislative plan that, if implemented, would require social media services such as Skype or Facebook to comply with a wiretap order.
A recent survey has found that nearly three-fourths of Americans believe that the United States is still in a recession.
Six weeks before an election that could dramatically alter his first term as president, a new poll reveals that Barack Obama’s approval ratings remain low.
It’s not every day that a comedian testifies in front of Congress to discuss one of America’s hot-button topics. That was the case on Sept. 24, when Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert spoke on Capitol Hill about the influx of migrant workers.