Trump Says Bill May Be ‘Death Wish’ for GOP

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_c52986e40f.jpg(Mike Stobe/Getty Images)(AMES, Iowa) -- Real estate and reality television mogul Donald Trump descended on Iowa Saturday with a series of stern warnings for his party. The immigration reform bill that passed the Senate and is now facing an uncertain fate in the House of Representatives “could be a death wish for the Republican Party,” Trump said, alluding to the millions of undocumented immigrants who could eventually get the right to vote.

Read more...

Rick Santorum Rails Against Hollywood

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_9d18be01c1.jpgNICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(AMES, Iowa) — Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum came to Iowa this weekend to tell voters why he believes conservatives are “losing” the culture wars to liberals in America. “We’re losing this debate not because of politics,” Santorum explained. “Politicians didn’t change the culture — the popular culture changed America.”

Read more...

President Speaks at Convention for Disabled Veterans

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_33a8148515.jpgPhoto by Win McNamee/Getty Images (ORLANDO, Fla.) -- President Obama addressed a gathering of disabled veterans on Saturday in Orlando, Fla. During his speech at the convention, Obama pointed to progress in reducing the backlog of disability claims and briefed the veterans on research done in the fields of traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder and suicide among veterans.

Read more...

Former Homeland Security Secretary on Terror Alert, Threat from Yemen

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_75f6c329f1.jpgABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff says the idea that al Qaeda has been “eliminated” is “overly optimistic.” As U.S. embassies across the Middle East and North Africa remain shuttered following intelligence of possible terrorist attacks, Chertoff tells ABC News that the most pressing threat seems to be posed by Yemen, which he says has the most active al Qaeda-affiliated network.

Read more...

Date Night for the Obamas

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_a72e9bc3dd.jpgOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama and the first lady are celebrating the president’s birthday with an intimate dinner for two. The Obamas are dining at Rasika, a posh Indian restaurant in DC’s West End. Like most of their restaurant outings, Thursday night’s private dinner was kept off the record until the Obamas arrived at the restaurant.

Read more...