Republicans have found a surprising new chief spokesman in their effort to tie Senate Democrats to Barack Obama: the president himself.
The president delivered the GOP's top talking point in explaining to MSNBC's Al Sharpton why he supports Democrats who don't want him to campaign for them in Republican-leaning and swing states. read more
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, but early departures of crowd members while he spoke underscored his continuing unpopularity. read more
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State in Syria are training members of the group to fly in three captured fighter jets, a group monitoring the war said on Friday, saying it was the first time that the militant group had taken to the air.
The group, which has seized land in Syria and Iraq, has been flying the planes over the captured al-Jarrah military airport east of Aleppo, said Rami Abdulrahman, who runs the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. read more
For third-graders learning Common Core math in Georgia, there are four ways to subtract -- and only four ways allowed. The picture above is just one of the methods for subtraction under Common Core straight from RedState editor in chief Erick Erickson's third-grade daughter's math book.
Missing from the four methods: borrowing and carrying numbers. You know, the old-fashioned-taught-the-same- way-for-decades-granny-method- not-approved-by-bureaucrats subtraction. read more
The fine folks who run the school system in Lincoln, Neb., are on a campaign to make their classrooms gender-inclusive. And that means teachers will no longer refer to boys and girls
as boys and girls.
"Don't use phrases such as boys and girls,' you guys,' ladies and gentlemen,' and similarly gendered expressions to get kids' attention," reads a handout from the Lincoln Public Schools that was given to teachers. read more