Tag: Republicans

Renewable Energy Is Common Ground For Democrats And Republicans

As the battle lines are drawn for next month's hotly contested midterm elections, some Americans may be comforted to know there is at least one area of common ground for Democrats and Republicans. And, that's renewable energy.

October 16, 2018

Search For 'California Republicans' On Google And 'Nazism' Is Listed As An Ideology

A Google search for the term 'California Republicans' stated that Nazism was one of its ideologies. Google has since removed the error from the search, and has apologized.

Google May 31, 2018

People Who Hate Body Odor Are More Likely To Lean To The Right Politically

Scientists have found that there is a connection between people hating body odor and having conservative political beliefs. They also found that people who most negatively reacted to smells also supported Donald Trump.

Viral March 2, 2018

House Delays Vote On Obamacare Repeal Bill: Here’s What Happened

The effort of Republicans to repeal the Obamacare with a new healthcare plan is eluding numbers within. The amendments are seeking the removal of many core provisions of the existing law with bigger a role for states.

Medicine April 28, 2017

Obamacare: Republicans Keep Draft Of Affordable Care Act Replacement Under Wraps

House GOP leaders were reportedly ready with their new Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill but kept it under wraps. It was made available on Thursday to House Energy and Commerce Committee members and staff for reading only but no one was allowed to have a copy.

Public Health March 2, 2017

WATCH: 'The Tonight Show' Breaks Political Tension By Making Real Democrats and Republicans Find Common Ground

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon brings real Republicans and Democrats together through a simple game. The segment finds ‘common ground’ between members of the two parties.

Movies/TV Shows January 29, 2017

How Significant Is Climate Change? Depends On What Political Party The Person You're Asking Belongs To

When it comes to climate change, one's political inclinations might be just as important as the science behind the entire discussion.

Earth/Environment October 5, 2016

Democratic, Republican Doctors Offer Treatments Differently, Says Yale Study

The physician’s political view, whether he is a Democratic or Republican, could be influencing the way he deals with the politicized health issues like abortion, marijuana and firearm use. Patients might have to choose doctors according to their own political views, suggest researchers.

Public Health October 4, 2016

Facebook Tags Users As Liberal, Moderate Or Conservative: How You Can Check And How The Social Network Does It

Facebook determines whether users are liberal, moderate or conservative and labels them accordingly for their ad preferences. How does Facebook do it, especially for people who are not outspoken on their political views?

Internet August 25, 2016

Apple CEO Tim Cook Reportedly Hosting Fundraiser For Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan

Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly organizing a fundraising for Paul Ryan, the Republican House Speaker. The initiative falls in line with Cook’s dislike for the party’s GOP nominee, Donald Trump.

Life & Style June 21, 2016

Apple Will Not Support Republican Presidential Convention Because Of Trump

Apple has informed Republican leaders that it will not be supporting the party's presidential convention this year because of Donald Trump. The candidate's controversial comments on a variety of issues do not sit well with Apple.

Apple June 19, 2016

Facebook Trending Topics Controversy: Mark Zuckerberg Sets Meeting With Conservatives

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has set a meeting with prominent conservatives in the media to discuss the Trending Topics controversy. A report last week claimed that the social network was suppressing conservative topics from appearing on the feature.

Internet May 16, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg On Facebook Trending Topics Suppressing Conservative News: 'No Evidence That This Report Is True'

A recent report claimed that Facebook is politically biased, as it is said to have suppressed conservative topics from hitting the Trending Topics section. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has now responded to the allegations.

Internet May 14, 2016

Does Facebook Mute Conservative News? Here's Its Response To Accusations Of Political Bias

Facebook has been accused of political bias, as former employees claimed that the social network prevented articles on conservative topics from hitting the trending section. The company refuted the accusations in its response to the issue.

Internet May 10, 2016

House Science Committee Thinks Landmark Paris Climate Agreement A Bad Deal For America

Politicians in Washington believe that the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement is a bad deal for America. In a hearing, witnesses questioned the legitimacy of the pact and of Pres. Barack Obama's pledge to mitigate climate change.

Earth/Environment February 3, 2016

Duke Nukem's Voice Actor Refused A Paycheck From A Leading Republican Party Candidate

The voice of the always-politically incorrect Duke Nukem turned down a job working for the GOP.

Geek January 15, 2016

Donald Trump Is Popular Because He Speaks To Voters Like They’re Fourth-Graders: Study

Donald Trump may not think that you are smarter than a fifth grader. A study showed that Trump gave his presidential candidacy announcement using language that corresponds to fourth-grade level speech.

Internet Culture October 23, 2015

This New Platform Helps GOP Political Candidates With Their Campaigns

Forget about grassroots campaigns. Republic VX is a new platform designed to help campaign managers for Republican candidates keep track of staffers, voters and volunteers.

Apps/Software August 5, 2015

Sage Grouse And Lesser Prairie Chicken May Be In Trouble Following Special Protections Debate

Republicans from Oklahoma are proposing an amendment to the defense bill that aims to exclude the lesser prairie chicken from the list of endangered species for 2021.

Earth/Environment May 12, 2015

University Of California's Proposed Tuition Fee Increase Postponed

The delay in tuition fee increase is the latest move in a budget standoff between UC President Janet Napolitano and state Democrats, including Governor Jerry Brown.

Society February 20, 2015

Poll Shows Most Republicans Support Presidential Climate Action

Nearly half of American Republicans believe global warming is a serious issue, although one group holds firm to their beliefs the process is not harmful. What could this mean for the future of politics?

Earth/Environment February 2, 2015

'Ted Cruz Saves America' In This Bizarre Coloring Book

A new eight-page supplement to the one of the strangest coloring books on the planet depicts Ted Cruz soaring through the air like a superhero.

Internet Culture November 13, 2014

The top 5 things you need to know this Election Day

Voting in the midterm elections takes place today. In case you haven't been following the races closely, here are the important things you should know.

Internet Culture November 4, 2014

Politics of television: What Democrats and Republicans are watching

Politics may be more heated than ever, but if there's one thing everyone can agree on, it's that TV is awesome. However, it seems like the parties won't be agreeing on what to watch anytime soon...

Movies/TV Shows November 3, 2014

What do Democrats and Republicans agree on? Taylor Swift, apparently

Everybody loves Taylor Swift. At least that's what a new study from Facebook on the cultural preferences of Democrats and Republicans on the social network says.

Internet Culture October 28, 2014

Army War College revokes Sen. John Walsh's master's degree over plagiarism charges

The U.S. Army War College found Democratic Sen. John Walsh guilty of plagiarism and decided to revoke his master's degree. Walsh disagreed with the college board's decision but humbly accepted it nonetheless.

Society October 12, 2014

Why are politicians hypocrites for participating in the ice bucket challenge?

Politicians are participating in the popular ice bucket challenge to raise money for ALS, but voted to cut funding for the research. The cuts are a result of the Budget Control Act of 2011 that prevented the government from going into debt.

Movies/TV Shows August 22, 2014

Michelle Obama slams GOP, backs healthy school lunch rules

First lady Michelle Obama isn't happy about the GOP plan to soften the stance on healthy foods in schools. According to the first lady, she plans to fight this battle to the very end.

Life July 10, 2014

IRS: We're not sorry about lost emails and we haven't lost any more since

The IRS won't be apologizing for lost emails as part of a probe of the agency by Congress. It has led to increased tensions over how the IRS continues to investigate political groups.

Money June 20, 2014

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