Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Tuesday he's seeking the Democratic nomination to keep the question of the Iraq War alive, one which implicitly haunts Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is calling for an investigation of a visa program that has been used at Walt Disney World to replace some of its technology employees with foreign workers.
"I plan on delving further into this issue in the Senate and request that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security also investigate potential misuses of the H-1B visa program," he wrote. "I want to know if there are abuses going on in the system."
Hillary is cleaning everyone else's clock. Sanders,Biden,Webb,O'Malley, and Chafee
For the first time in a decade, more Americans say they like former President George W. Bush than dislike him. According to a CNN/ORC poll, 52% of adults had a favorable impression of George W. Bush, 43% unfavorable. Bush's overall favorability has remained well below 50% for much of his time as a presidential alum. This new poll presents a notable shift. The public currently is split 49% favorable to 49% unfavorable on President Barack Obama, a bit worse than his 52% favorable to 46% unfavorable mark in March and putting him lower than Bush.
Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, has died of brain cancer, the family said tonight. He was 46. "It is with broken hearts that Hallie, Hunter, Ashley, Jill and I announce the passing of our husband, brother and son, Beau, after he battled brain cancer with the same integrity, courage and strength he demonstrated every day of his life," the vice president said. Beau Biden, who had been considering a run for governor in Delaware, formerly served as attorney general of that state and in the National Guard in the Iraq War. In 1973, he and his brother Hunter survived a car accident that took the lives of his mother, Neilia, and younger sister Naomi. read more