Celebrities are boycotting Sirius XM over Steve Bannon’s return
Dec13

Celebrities are boycotting Sirius XM over Steve Bannon’s return

Steve Bannon speaks with former ESPN Analyst Curt Schilling talks about his ESPN dismissal and politics during SiriusXM's Breitbart News Patriot Forum at the SiriusXM Studio on April 27, 2016 in New York.Image: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM Steve Bannon might be looking forward to his return to radio, but celebrities like Seth Rogen, John Leguizamo, and Melissa Etheridge are promising a boycott. The former chief strategist for...

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Russia probe tests Pence in-the-dark defense
Dec12

Russia probe tests Pence in-the-dark defense

Washington (CNN)New revelations about Michael Flynn’s lies to the FBI are laying bare Vice President Mike Pence’s in-the-dark strategy when it comes to Russia’s election meddling, raising new questions about whether he could have been left in the dark as he has argued for nearly a year. Advisers have long insisted that Pence was unaware Flynn spoke to then-Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak about a new set...

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Is Donald Trump losing control?
Dec11

Is Donald Trump losing control?

Washington (CNN)In the space of last 48 hours, Donald Trump has: That’s just in the last 48 hours! : Trump is someone who prides himself on a sort of everywhere-all-at-once approach to governance. He throws lots and lots of things at the wall every day –through tweets, public statements and policy maneuvers. He has, from the start of his political career, reveled in thumbing his nose at conventional wisdom and political...

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‘It’s not about cakes’: Stakeholders line up on both sides of SCOTUS religious liberty case
Dec11

‘It’s not about cakes’: Stakeholders line up on both sides of SCOTUS religious liberty case

(CNN)The Supreme Court won’t hear the major religious liberty case until Tuesday, but already hopeful spectators and line-holders are bearing colder temperatures equipped with sleeping bags, coolers and lawn chairs hoping to secure a rare seat in the majestic chamber for what could be one of the most important cases of the term. The case pits the religious liberty claims of Jack Phillips, who owns Masterpiece Cakeshop, against...

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The politics of pop music in 2017
Dec11

The politics of pop music in 2017

Washington (CNN)Politics permeated our culture in 2017. It wasn’t just on our news channels, it was in our professional sports, our awards shows and late-night talk shows, and in our pop music. Not all the political pop of 2017 was radio friendly, nor was it obvious or intentionally political. There are big-name pop stars with axes to grind and a rock star who flirted with running for the Senate to promote his music. There are...

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