Michigan mayor blows off homeowners facing eviction to go attend ‘happy’ pizza party: ‘We had food waiting’

Michigan mayor blows off homeowners facing eviction to go attend ‘happy’ pizza party: ‘We had food waiting’

Travis Gettys A Michigan mayor brushed off desperate residents who are making a last-ditch effort to keep their homes by leaving a public meeting for a pizza party. Randy Walker, mayor of Garden City, walked out of a swearing-in session without taking public comment from at least seven homeowners who are facing eviction after the

Megamansion-building megachurch pastor says revealing his salary would violate Christ’s teachings

Megamansion-building megachurch pastor says revealing his salary would violate Christ’s teachings

Travis Gettys Megachurch Pastor Steven Furtick is used to questions about his gigantic mansion and other trappings of his apparent wealth — but he doesn’t usually face them directly from reporters. The pastor of North Carolina’s Elevation Church sat down for a rare interview that aired Tuesday on WCCB-TV, where he discussed various controversies related

GOP senator demands Mizzou grad student stop studying effects of 72-hour abortion waiting period on women

GOP senator demands Mizzou grad student stop studying effects of 72-hour abortion waiting period on women

Bethania Palma Markus A conservative Missouri lawmaker is trying to stop a graduate student from researching the effects that state’s mandated 72-hour waiting period for an abortion is having on women, the Huffington Post reports. State Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R) sent a letter to the University of Missouri chancellor accusing the student of “helping Planned Parenthood.”

Presidential debate performances lift Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio to top of social media

Presidential debate performances lift Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio to top of social media

Reuters U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz stole the spotlight on social media from the front-runners during a televised GOP debate on Tuesday night, drawing attention and getting positive reviews. The U.S. senator from Texas, considered a mid-tier candidate in terms of his standing in opinion polls, had the highest social media sentiment analysis score

Trump vows ‘deportation force’ will ‘humanely’ enforce his version of ‘Operation Wetback’

Trump vows ‘deportation force’ will ‘humanely’ enforce his version of ‘Operation Wetback’

Travis Gettys Donald Trump hit back against his Republican rivals who called his plan to deport 11 million people “silly” and unrealistic. Trump appeared Wednesday morning on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to defend his proposal, which he compared during the GOP presidential debate the previous evening to a policy similar to one employed by President Dwight

WATCH: CNN economic analyst crushes GOP candidates’ trickle down fantasies

WATCH: CNN economic analyst crushes GOP candidates’ trickle down fantasies

Bethania Palma Markus CNN’s global economic analyst and TIME Magazine editor Rana Foroohar pointed out the GOP’s “trickle down” approach to the economy is outdated and doesn’t work, according to a segment posted by Media Matters. Foroohar mentioned that the economy has changed vis-a-vis technology replacing some jobs and globalization sending some overseas. But even