Kim Lyons

Will Clinton Feel Deja Vu in Pennsylvania?

As she heads into the Acela primary on Tuesday, I wonder if Hillary Clinton is feeling a sense of déjà vu. After all, Clinton was in a similar position in Pennsylvania before in 2008: Competing for the Democratic nomination against an upstart who’s…
By Kim Lyons

5 Eerie Similarities Between Bernie & Barack

As his dynamic personality and grassroots campaign continue to nip away at the lead of frontrunner Hillary Clinton, many are noticing similarities between Bernie Sanders 2016 and Barack Obama 2008. First, there's the obvious similarity: their…
By Kim Lyons

Is Tropical Storm Erika Heading Toward Florida?

For the first time in ten years, Florida is bracing for the possibility that a hurricane may hit the state. It's only a tropical storm as of Wednesday night, but Erika could make landfall in Florida as a hurricane sometime early next week. Erika has…
By Kim Lyons

Sheryl Sandberg Wants This New Word To Catch On

First she highlighted the lack of women in leadership roles at corporations with her "lean in" philosophy. Now, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is pushing the term "wogrammer," a new concept in female empowerment. The year-old movement was founded by…
By Kim Lyons

Who Cornel West Endorsed For Prez Is A Big Deal

With Black Lives Matter activists disrupting several of his recent campaign events, the news that civil rights activist Cornel West has endorsed Bernie Sanders is a significant achievement for the Vermont senator's campaign. West, who has been a…
By Kim Lyons

Sigma Nu Frat Suspended For Offensive Banners

After photos surfaced on social media showing banners hanging from a frat house near Old Dominion University's campus that read "freshman daughter drop off" and "hope your baby girl is ready for a good time," the university spoke out against the…
By Kim Lyons

3 Signs Joe Biden Is Running For President

In recent days, Joe Biden's consideration of a presidential bid seems to have moved from the "just flirting with the idea" phase to the "time to put a ring on it" stage. On Monday, there was yet another huge sign that the vice president is edging…
By Kim Lyons

Could There Be A Biden/Warren Ticket In 2016?

With all of Washington, D.C. buzzing about Vice President Joe Biden's will-he-or-won't-he possible run for the presidency, now comes the added speculation about Biden's meeting with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, with many wondering whether a Biden-Warren…
By Kim Lyons

What Will Obama Do When He Leaves The White House?

The campaign to replace him as Commander-in-Chief is in full swing, and while he still has more than a year left in office, the speculation about what President Obama will do when he leaves the White House has already begun. He will only be 55 when…
By Kim Lyons

How Jimmy Carter Redefined The Post-Presidency

It's said that an American president starts thinking and planning about how to get reelected almost immediately after winning the job. In the modern era, a single-term presidency, unless it's by the candidate's choice not to run again, is usually…
By Kim Lyons

How Much Prison Time Could Jared Fogle Be Facing?

Indianapolis television station WRTV is reporting former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle will plead guilty to charges of owning child pornography. If the report is true, and he is indeed planning to enter a guilty plea, just how long would Fogle be in…
By Kim Lyons

What Does The New Female Viagra Pill Look Like?

On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration announced it finally approved a new drug, flibanserin, to treat a low libido disorder in women. It has been a long battle to get a treatment for women approved that stacks up to the erectile dysfunction…
By Kim Lyons

Which Endorsements Matter Most To Voters?

While she was mingling with potential caucus voters at the Iowa State Fair last weekend, Hillary Clinton got the endorsement of former Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, which was touted as a very big deal. Harkin is still popular in the Hawkeye State, and his…
By Kim Lyons

What Is Ben Carson's Stance On Race Relations?

Following his performance in the first GOP debate, Ben Carson was considered the winner of the main event, as he gained 5 points in post-debate polls, according to Fox News. As the only black candidate in the field of 2016 Republican presidential…
By Kim Lyons

Why Do Presidential Hopefuls Visit The Butter Cow?

As they try to get the attention of voters in the early primaries, presidential candidates including Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, and Hillary Clinton all headed to the Iowa Fair this weekend, eating pork chops, drinking lemonade and…
By Kim Lyons

The Women Of The USWNT Are All About Giving Back

After she scored a goal during the U.S. Women's soccer team's 8-0 victory over Costa Rica during a friendly match in Pittsburgh on Sunday, Meghan Klingenberg ran around Heinz Field waving a Terrible Towel. Klingenberg, who grew up in the Pittsburgh…
By Kim Lyons

7 GOP Debate Memes Every Liberal Will Love

The Republican debates on Fox News last week gave us an up-close and personal look at the candidates in both the top and bottom tiers of the party's contest for the presidential nomination, and the whole shebang gave us some pretty fantastic and…
By Kim Lyons

What Kind Of Cancer Does Jimmy Carter Have?

Former President Jimmy Carter on Wednesday announced he has cancer, which doctors discovered during elective liver surgery a few weeks ago. So far, it is not known what type of cancer Carter has. Representatives for the 90-year-old have said more…
By Kim Lyons

The Weirdest Google Searches For Lindsey Graham

He's been in Congress since 1994 and was a politician in his home state of South Carolina before that, so a Google search for Lindsey Graham should produce plenty of results, weird and otherwise, right? So far, the two biggest events of Graham's…
By Kim Lyons

What Does Carly Fiorina Think Of Donald Trump?

As the only woman in the field of people running for the Republican nomination for president, Carly Fiorina is in the unenviable position of being treated as the "female candidate," which means she'll get questions about things like the color of her…
By Kim Lyons