In 2012, Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig sued Colorado baker Jack Phillips for refusing to make a cake for their wedding. Today, Colorado's Civil Rights Commission ruled that Phillips did violate civil rights law by doing so.
Not a day goes by when Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid isn't talking about Charles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers who backed a network of nonprofit political groups that raised $400 million through anonymous donors in 2012.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has long been critical of Wall Street — the Democrat has made cracking down on big banks a main facet of her career.
Staff Sergeant Angel Sanchez appeared at a pre-trial hearing at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri yesterday after being charged with sexually assaulting four women and assaulting eight others since 2011.
Speaker John Boehner may think he's getting too old, but his friends are still determined to help him keep his job.
It looks like we can look forward to a Democratic Clinton candidate on the ballot in 2052.
Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg may have seemed grumpy when Bill de Blasio was elected to replace him in November, but after nearly five months out of office, he seems thrilled to no longer work in the public sector.
Comedian Sarah Silverman is known for speaking frankly about abortion. She helped raise $53,000 this past fall to increase women's access to abortions in Texas, and in January, she made a YouTube video about her visit from "Jesus Christ," who told her, "Fertilized eggs aren't people. People are people."
Williams College is not one of the 55 colleges currently under federal investigation for mishandling sexual assault, but its administration is clearly worried it will be next.
Rockstar French economist Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century is the most influential book in the field this year — everyone is reading or pretending to read it. But the Financial Times' Chris Giles scoured the tome and alleges that it's built on errors and bad math.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said today that if he becomes the Senate Majority Leader after the midterms, he would work to repeal the Affordable Care Act. That's awkward for him, because 421,000 of his constituents now have health insurance because of Obamacare.
Toni Braxton reveals in her new memoir, Unbreak My Heart, that she got an abortion in her early 30s after discovering she was pregnant with then-boyfriend Keri Lewis. She says she was on the prescription acne medication Accutane at the time, which can cause birth defects including brain, heart, and face deformities.
Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner attempted to explain his side of the Obama administration's Wall Street bailout in his new book, Stress Test. Now that he's back in the press, many Democrats are still criticizing the way he handled the 2008 financial crisis.
There's a growing market for the morning-after pill on Amazon, and it looks a little sketchy.
During the government shutdown last fall, Sen. David Vitter's proposed amendment to remove subsidies from lawmakers' and their staffs' healthcare was a major point of contention, but ultimately it was dropped from negotiations.
A group of prominent conservative writers and policy analysts released a 121-page manifesto today outlining how Republicans can appeal to the middle class.
According to a new investigation by Christie Thompson at Think Progress, after January's chemical spill in the West Virginia watershed, "there was one group that many forgot: the 429 prisoners locked in Charleston’s overcrowded jail, who were entirely dependent on the state to provide them clean water."
Last night, Mallory Edens, the daughter of Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wesley Edens, became an instant celebrity by representing the team at the NBA Draft Lottery.
On Monday, Swiss bank Credit Suisse pled guilty to helping wealthy Americans evade taxes and agreed to pay a $2.6 billion settlement. Even though Attorney General Eric Holder got the bank to admit fault, no one is going to jail.
This afternoon, we four Wire staffers sat down to watch the first episode of Fox's new reality show I Wanna Marry Harry, premiering tonight, and which can't even meet the rather low standards of the good-bad reality show. It's just bad.