President Barack Obama called California Attorney General Kamala Harris to apologize for having dubbed her the “best-looking attorney general in the country.” Obama’s said in remarks on Thursday: “You have to be carful to, first of all, say she is brilliant and she is dedicated and she is tough, and she is exactly what you’d want in anybody who is administering the law, and making sure that everybody is getting a fair shake.
Rand Paul, Republican Senator from Kentucky, filibustered John Brennan’s nomination to the CIA, holding the Senate floor for nearly 13 hours on Wednesday to talk about the potential of drones striking American soil.
Dennis Rodman's trip to North Korea with three members of the Harlem Globetrotters may have been an unconventional alternative to diplomacy, but Rodman returned with some apparent insight into the psyche of current North Korea dictator Kim Jong-Un, son of the recently late Kim Jong-il, as well as a newly solidified opinion that Kim was "awesome," "humble," and "so honest.
Michelle Obama rolled her eyes in exasperation at Speaker of the House John Boehner during Inauguration Day festivities. During the congressional lunch following President Obama's inauguration, the First Lady was captured on camera throwing some shade.
It's safe to say that few people were surprised to find that the world didn't end at midnight on Thursday, 12/21/12, as predicted by the ancient Mayans' long-count calendar and years of legend, but some people — celebs included — are thinking about the end of days, whether the Mayans were accurate or not.
For what seems like forever, Democratic pundits have warned voters about the ills of a Mitt Romney presidency, should he win out on November 6. Among those are the repeal of Obamacare, an attack on women’s reproductive rights and an economy favoring only the wealthiest one percent.
President Barack Obama, 51, is rising to new heights on the campaign trail — literally. On Sunday, Obama stopped his Florida bus tour in the small town of Fort Pierce, where he visited Big Apple Pizza and Pasta Italian Restaurant to congratulate owner Scott Van Duzer on his activism for the cause of donating blood, and got more than he bargained for when registered Republican Van Duzer gave the President a big bear hug and lifted him a few feet off the ground.
It’s been a week since Clint Eastwood’s infamous empty chair rant at the Republican National Convention, and just as the dust has begun to settle, Eastwood is speaking out. “I had three points I wanted to make,” Eastwood, 82, told his local newspaper, the Carmel Pine Cone.
Sarah Silverman, 41, a comedian and vocal Barack Obama supporter, has a unique way of raising money for the President's re-election campaign. Silverman, acknowledging that funds for the Mitt Romney campaign will far exceed those for Obama, due to massive donations Romney is receiving from several billionaires, is going straight to the source — in this case, billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, 78, who committed $100 million to Romney's campaign.
Amanda Bynes, 26, doesn't mess around when she's in trouble — she goes straight to President of the United States Barack Obama. Bynes, the Easy A and Hairspray actress, has now officially been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) based on an incident that happened two months ago, in which Bynes was arrested after being involved in a traffic accident during the wee hours of April 6 — three days after her 26th birthday — reports the Los Angeles Times.
It's not every day that a sports star gets the praise of a United States President, but — then again — it's not every day that a sports star rises to fame quite as quickly as Jeremy Lin, the point guard for the New York Knicks, did after his victory shot on Tuesday night.
George Clooney is more than just a pretty face. The urbane actor met with President Obama Tuesday to discuss the urgent situation in the Sudan and appeared on Today to try to raise awareness about the issue.