Rep. Henry Waxman, one of Congress’ fiercest negotiators and a policy expert on everything from clean air to health care, will retire at the end of the year after four decades in the House.
Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.
As GOP presidential hopefuls continue to vie for their party’s nomination, the words and actions of conservative shock-jockey Rush Limbaugh have forced the front-runners to weigh in on a rather touchy subject.
President Obama made his feelings felt about Rush Limbaugh after the conservative radio talk show host called a Georgetown law student a “slut” over her stance on birth control.
After reportedly posting several Twitter messages supporting Rush Limbaugh for his comments about Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke, Patricia Heaton first deleted her account, then returned to apologize for her words.
Radio host Rush Limbaugh said his apology to the Georgetown law student he called a “slut” was sincere but also joked that he, too, got a busy signal when he called his show to join advertisers who are abandoning it.
Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh apologized Saturday to a Georgetown University law student he had branded a “slut” and “prostitute” after fellow Republicans as well as Democrats criticized him and several advertisers left his program.