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Politics and Prune Juice Ep. 18 – Michael Flynn’s Resignation, Kellyanne’s Rebuke, and Russian Conversations

Wednesday, 15 February, 2017 |

We aren’t even one full month into the Trump Administration and the White House is already falling apart.

Host Matt Stevens discusses the abrupt resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. We also look at why the Office of … Read More

BREAKING: Atty. General Eric Holder to Vacate His Post

Thursday, 25 September, 2014 |

Nobody knows how to upend my morning like the Obama Administration.

News broke on Thursday that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will resign from his position. It has been reported that he will at least stay on long enough for … Read More

Justice Department Expands Its Offerings to Same-Sex Marriages

Tuesday, 11 February, 2014 |

In big news over the weekend, Attorney General Eric Holder said he would direct the U.S. Department of Justice (see PDF) to broaden the scope of benefits and recognitions it would apply to same-sex couples who are married. The news … Read More

Obama Nominates Latino Justice Dept. Official As Secy. of Labor

Wednesday, 20 March, 2013 | 1

President Obama continues to iron out his Cabinet picks in these first few months of his second term.

On Monday, he announced the appointment of Thomas Perez to head the U.S. Department of Labor. Perez is the top civil rights … Read More

Voter Suppression Just Got Real In Pennsylvania

Thursday, 16 August, 2012 | 3

Things are heating up in Pennsylvania these days and it’s not because of the weather.

Unfortunately, voter suppression efforts have taken a steel grip over the state and people are just now responding and educating themselves.

A lower court in … Read More

Bitter Republicans Throw Contempt Charges at AG Holder

Wednesday, 20 June, 2012 | 1

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is probably not having the best week ever.

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted to hold him in contempt of Congress for not providing paperwork related to the infamous Fast and Furious weapons case. … Read More

Pres. Obama Comments on Trayvon Martin Case

Monday, 26 March, 2012 |

The White House has broken its silence on the highly-controversial shooting death case of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida.

President Obama commented on the case from the Rose Garden on Friday. Here’s what he had to say:

“Obviously this … Read More

Texas Voter ID Law Is Blocked by Feds

Tuesday, 13 March, 2012 | 1

The new voter ID law in Texas is a no-go according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

On Monday, federal officials sent a letter to Texas saying they would not pre-clear the law to go into effect because it slighted Hispanic … Read More

Wrinkled AZ-Gov. Jan Brewer Puts Her Finger in Pres. Obama’s Face

Friday, 27 January, 2012 | 3

I have been traveling this week and have been out of pocket. However, I had to find out what all the fuss was about Arizona’s Gov. Jan Brewer (R) while I was gone.

Then I saw the picture of her … Read More

Louisiana Lags In Voter Registrations From the Poor

Thursday, 14 July, 2011 | 1

Things are getting heated in Louisiana these days as federal officials are throwing a side-eye to the state about its lack voter registrations from the poor.

Here’s the issue. Voter registrations are one of those things that are supposed to … Read More