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Why Won’t Obama Pay His Interns?

Why Won't Obama Pay His Interns?

View this image › John Gara/BuzzFeed WASHINGTON — At some point in the near future, an intern could be standing over a hot photocopier spitting out White House talking points on the president’s campaign to raise the minimum wage — and getting paid exactly $0.00 per hour to do so. To Mikey Franklin, the man […]

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Have A Nice Vacation, Rick Gorka!

Have A Nice Vacation, Rick Gorka!

View this image › Illustration by BuzzFeed’s John Gara After a bumpy foreign trip during which he told reporters to “kiss my ass,” Mitt Romney’s combative, foul-mouthed — and ultimately endearing — traveling press secretary is taking some time off the trail, ABC News reported yesterday. We will miss him. As the foot soldier sent […]

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Councilman Pushes For Charges Against Twitter User Who Spread Falsehoods

Councilman Pushes For Charges Against Twitter User Who Spread Falsehoods

View this image › New York City Councilman Peter Vallone told BuzzFeed Tuesday that he’s asked the Manhattan DA’s office to look into charges against a Twitter user, Shashank Tripathi, who spread misinformation during Hurricane Sandy. Tripathi, who tweeted during the peak hours of Hurricane Sandy, resigned as the campaign manager for New York Congressional […]

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Obama Supporters Don’t Hate Hillary Clinton Anymore

Obama Supporters Don't Hate Hillary Clinton Anymore

View this image › Jim Watson / Getty Images In 2008, to many in her own party, Hillary Clinton was “more of the same”; she was a walking reminder of the “failed politics of the past,” of the “same old Washington politics”; she was untrustworthy, she was divisive, she was maybe even racist; she was, […]

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10 Times Obama Said Signing Up For Obamacare Sucks Today

10 Times Obama Said Signing Up For Obamacare Sucks Today

10. “There’s no sugarcoating it. The website has been too slow.” View this image › Via c-span.org 9. “People have been getting stuck during the application process.” View this image › Via c-span.org “And I think it’s fair to say that nobody is more frustrated by that than I am, because, precisely because the product […]

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Michael Bloomberg Will Host Fundraiser For Joe Manchin

Michael Bloomberg Will Host Fundraiser For Joe Manchin

View this image › Dave Martin, File / AP Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the gun control movement’s most active and affluent advocate, will host a fundraiser at his Manhattan home later this month for Sen. Joe Manchin, according to an invitation for the event obtained by BuzzFeed. Manchin, a Democrat from Republican-leaning West Virginia, led the […]

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