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Exclusive: Kucinich calls Obama’s attack on Libya ‘an impeachable offense’

WASHINGTON – In an exclusive interview with Raw Story on Monday, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) tore into President Barack Obama’s decision to order U.S. air strikes against Libya, opening the door for impeachment while emphatically declaring that Obama violated the Constitution. “President Obama moved forward without Congress approving. He didn’t…

Digg founder steps back to launch new startup

Digg founder Kevin Rose has resigned from the powerhouse link-sharing and social networking site to launch a new, $1 million startup company, reports TechCrunch. Rose founded Digg in December 2004, and has gradually faded into the background of the site. While Digg came close to being sold to Google for…

Send Raw Story your pictures, videos from this weekend’s protests

Although Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) signed into law legislation stripping collective bargaining rights from government workers Friday, the outcry against the widespread effort by Republicans to curtail such rights in many states hasn’t ended. This weekend, people across the country plan to come together yet again in protest —…

Huckabee denies attacking Natalie Portman

On Top Magazine Mar 04, 2011 Possible presidential candidate and conservative celebrity Mike Huckabee has denied he ever described actress Natalie Portman as a bad role model. The former Arkansas governor denied he ever attacked Portman for deciding to become an unwed mother. Portman, who is engaged to ballet choreographer…

Wisconsin anti-prank calling bill has ‘nothing’ to do with The Buffalo Beast

Update (below): ‘Not a coincidence,’ Beast editor declares A bill in the Wisconsin legislature that would impose penalties for making prank phone calls actually has nothing to do with a recent prank call that duped Governor Scott Walker into chatting candidly with a journalist pretending to be billionaire tea party…

Lynn Woolsey: Obama must not ‘capitulate’ to GOP on shutdown (EXCLUSIVE)

WASHINGTON – Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) is urging President Barack Obama to follow in President Bill Clinton’s footsteps and stand strong against Republicans on sharp spending cuts — even as the possibility of a government shutdown looms. “You have to remember what a leader Bill Clinton was in 1995. It…

‘The King’s Speech’ wins best film Oscar

HOLLYWOOD — British historical drama “The King’s Speech” was crowned with the best film Oscar, at the climax of the movie industry’s 83rd Academy Awards show. “The King’s Speech” tells the story of how King George VI overcame a stammer helped by an Australian voicecoach. The film took other top…

Exclusive: Readers share photos from Saturday’s labor protests

Millions of Americans were out in the streets this past Saturday, participating in the largest flare-up of labor protests the nation has seen in decades — yet images like these were conspicuously missing from the major television news networks. At the rallies’ epicenter was Madison, Wisconsin, where over 100,000 gathered…

Help Raw Story cover Saturday’s nation-wide labor protests: send us your media

RELATED: Non-partisan ‘US Uncut’ group calls for progressives, conservatives to unite, demand that corporations pay their taxes The United States today is more politically active than at any point in recent years thanks to the growing budget crunches turning up the heat on workers coast to coast. In the wake…

Exclusive: Non-partisan ‘US Uncut’ group demands corporations pay taxes

Help Raw Story cover Saturday’s nation-wide labor protests: send us your photos and video WASHINGTON – Corporate tax evasion has evolved into a virtual art form. Two-thirds of US corporations didn’t pay so much as a dime in taxes between 1998 and 2005, exploiting a multitude of loopholes, according to…

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