#POTUSPlaylist: President Obama Releases Spotify Playlist

Aug 14, 2015, 3:51 pm EDT

President Obama has released a Spotify playlist for the summer.

The selection of tracks add up to 180 minutes with one for the day and another for the night. One of them is called “The President’s Summer Playlist: Night,” and the other is a “Day” version of the same concept.

Here are some of the songs that made the “Day” playlist: Read 

Is Al Gore Running for President in 2016?

Aug 14, 2015, 1:11 pm EDT

A report that was released on Thursday claimed that Al Gore was considering running for president in the 2016 elections.

Rumors of Al Gore making a bid for the presidency were quickly shot down following the report. The first person to say that the report was false was an associate of the politician. The second was spokeswoman for Gore, reports CNN.

“That would be news to me, so I think somebody’s off base,”one of Al Gore’s friends told The Tennessean. “I’ve heard nothing along these lines, and I’d be very surprised.” Read 

Actress Melissa Gilbert to Run for Congress in Michigan

Aug 11, 2015, 2:16 pm EDT

Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls Wilder on Little House on the Prairie, is running for Congress in Michigan.

Melissa Gilbert is a Democrat and is hoping to take Michigan’s 8th congressional district from Republican Rep. Mike Bishop. Bishop is new to Congress, but did beat his last opponent with 54% of the votes, reports CNN.

Melissa Gilbert claims that she wants to help families that are struggling in today’s economy. She said that “fresh voices” are needed to reach these goals. The former Little House on the Prairie star owes the IRS $300,000 in back taxes, CNN notes. Read 

First Republican Presidential Debate 2015: Who Won the GOP Debate?

Aug 7, 2015, 3:14 pm EDT

The first republican debate of 2015 has ended, but who won the GOP debate?

The GOP debate saw 10 candidates debate one another over a variety of subjects. It was hosted by Fox News and aired last night at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. A cable subscription was the only way to see the event.

Here’s the list of candidates that took part in the GOP debate. Read 

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Says He Won’t Run for President

Aug 6, 2015, 2:52 pm EDT

Starbucks (SBUX) CEO Howard Schultz said he doesn’t have any plans to run for president.

The SBUX CEO announced he wouldn’t be joining the presidential race in an op-ed for The New York Times. He said that he still has work to do at Starbucks and that he can be a symbol of strong leadership there.

Despite not wanting to run for president, Schultz did voice his opinions on the current political climate in his NYT piece. He said that someone worthy of being a true leader would select a running mate from the opposite party and want to be a servant of the people. Read 

When Is the Republican Debate?

Aug 6, 2015, 12:32 pm EDT

The Republican debate will be held later today, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2015.

The Republican debate will take place at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time tonight. It will be broadcast by Fox News and will have the top 10 presidential candidates from the political party answering a series of questions and debating one another, reports Fox News.

Viewers that are looking to watch the Republican debate online have very limited options. The event can be watched via Fox New’s official website or its mobile app. However, these options still require viewers to have a cable subscription, Time notes. Read 

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