Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky clerk who is refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, will appear in court Thursday while a judge decides whether to hold her in contempt, a charge that could mean a fine and prison time.
While many have called out Davis since a video of her refusing to issue a marriage license to Rowan County residents David Moore and David Ermold went viral in July, relationship columnist and gay activist Dan Savage went a step further on MSNBC Tuesday night, saying that “this is about someone hypocritcally looking to cash in”. He added: “And she is a hypocrite.” More
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) visited The Daily Show last night to discuss the impact of Washington’s rich and powerful on student loan debt—and an entire generation of Sallie Mae-terrorized millennials raised a unified fist in the air. More
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg probably already has plans for Passover, but you can bring a little of your favorite female politician to the table this year with a new piece she wrote for the American Jewish World Service. Hey, that’s more RBG than you were betting on, right? More
Beloved Bostonian Ben Affleck was on television today, but not on the usual channels — he was testifying at a Senate hearing on C-SPAN regarding foreign aid and international diplomacy. But before discussing this serious topic, he managed to drop a bit of a spoiler for the upcoming Batman film while giving a shoutout to a longtime New England senator. More
It has been a busy week for Republican Senator Ted Cruz, most notably for throwing his hat in for the 2016 Presidential race. As is expected, the scrutiny began almost immediately, with many people quick to point out Cruz’s website snafu among other things. One odd tidbit that has come to light, however, is Cruz’s taste in music, and how it changed after September 11, 2001. More
Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first major candidate to officially announce he would run for President in the 2016 race, kicking off his candidacy in front of a crowd of students at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Readers interested in Cruz’s run can visit his official campaign website at tedcruz.org — not tedcruz.com, dot org. That’s because someone else owns Tedcruz.com, and has been using it to voice support for President Barack Obama. More