Home » Posts Tagged "Political News"

Political News Stories

US clears Egypt for some military assistance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance. Secretary of State John Kerry informed Egypt’s foreign minister, Nabil … Continue reading

Filed under Politics | Tagged , , , |

U.S. official responsible for reforming Medicare is leaving post

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Tuesday announced the departure of the top health official responsible for reforming Medicare under President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law. Jonathan Blum, Medicare director and principal deputy administrator of the … Continue reading

Filed under Politics | Tagged , , , |

Colorado lawmakers move to tighten edible marijuana laws

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) – Colorado lawmakers are moving to tighten laws governing the sale of marijuana-infused edibles, an issue that has gained attention following two deaths possibly linked to the ingestion of cannabis products, the measures’ main sponsor … Continue reading

Filed under Politics | Tagged , , , |

IRS’s summons power faces test in Supreme Court

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Internal Revenue Service will go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to defend the way it enforces its power to issue legal summonses to obtain sensitive documents from taxpayers who refuse to … Continue reading

Filed under Politics | Tagged , , , |

Supreme Court hears challenge to ban on ‘false’ campaign speech

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices across the ideological spectrum voiced doubts on Tuesday about a state law that prohibits false statements during a political campaign. The Ohio law allows candidates and other citizens to file … Continue reading

Filed under Politics | Tagged , , , |

U.S. top court upholds Michigan ban on college affirmative action

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday further undermined the use of racial preferences in higher education by upholding a voter-approved Michigan law that banned the practice in decisions on which students to admit to … Continue reading

Filed under Politics | Tagged , , , |

Grieving borrowers told to repay student loan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some student loan borrowers who had a parent or grandparent co-sign the note are finding that they must immediately pay the loan in full if the relative dies. The Consumer Financial Protect Board says lenders have clauses … Continue reading

Filed under Politics | Tagged , , , |

U.S. court signals narrow bondholders win in Argentina subpoena case

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday indicated that creditors should be able to seek limited information about Argentina’s non-U.S. assets in a case about bank subpoenas in decade-long litigation over Argentina’s obligations to bond … Continue reading

Filed under Politics | Tagged , , , |

Neil Eggleston to serve as Obama’s new White House counsel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama has chosen former presidential lawyer Neil Eggleston as his new White House counsel to replace Kathyrn Ruemmler, who is resigning after nearly three years in the position, the White House said on Monday. Eggleston … Continue reading

Filed under Politics | Tagged , , , |

U.S. to expand clemency criteria for drug offenders

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Justice Department will widen the criteria it uses to decide which drug offenders to recommend to the president for clemency, Attorney General Eric Holder said on Monday. The department expects thousands of drug … Continue reading

Filed under Politics | Tagged , , , |

 

Political news stories can affect so many areas of our lives and careers that it can be extremely difficult to determine just how the decisions that politicians make will directly affect us. Electronic communication and travel has created global communities in the world of politics, finance, business, education, etc., resulting in so much of the news that happens around the world directly relevant to us no matter where we are. Important developments in the world of politics can affect those in education, health, the sciences, business, etc. making it vital to keep on top of any breaking political news story. The issue is how to stay informed of breaking news that will affect the area that is critical in your life.

Rocket News is by far the most reliable and simplest way of keeping all the latest news stories conveniently at your fingertips. Through the creation of extensive categories on a host of topics, readers can choose the subject that is relevant to their business or life interests and be certain of getting all the information they need. For example, a political news story that breaks in Asia could very well affect business school students or import/export companies in North America. By simply viewing the top headlines in your specific category, you will be able to read about any breaking news that has relevance in your personal or professional life.

Rocket News uses the technologies of Atom feeds and RSS (Real Simple Syndication) to continually monitor stories and events that are unfolding from around the world. It’s easy to have all the news you need with you wherever you are delivered directly to your laptop, cell phone or other wireless device. By opting to be notified of any relevant stories via e-mail, you will never be out of touch with information that you need whenever you need it, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Stay on top of all the latest political news stories that can affect your day to day life or simply stay informed about the world around you by always having the top stories right at your fingertips.