Gays, Guns, and Doing the Right Thing

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Senator Joe Manchin and Margaret Carlson at New York IDEAS 2013 on FORA.tv Joe Manchin, soon to become the senior Senator of West Virginia after Jay Rockefeller‘s retirement, was interviewed by Bloomberg’s Margaret Carlson about his efforts to close gun show loopholes and push broader background checks on gun purchasers.  The interview took place earlier this week at New York Ideas 2013 presented by The Atlantic, the Aspen Institute, and the New-York Historical Society. During this interview, Manchin said that…

John McCain’s Benghazi Fishing Trip Lands Gregory Hicks

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Reuters Last evening in Manhattan, Senator John McCain met with supporters of a new center named in his honor called the John McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University. McCain spoke and displayed all of the maverick, straight talk qualities that have both propelled his political career and made him a frustrating partner to many in both parties who have wanted him to either be a cookie cutter conservative or a progressive in GOP attire. McCain said nothing…