New York — Cops are hunting five teenage girls accused of pummeling a Wendy’s employee in a Queens attack that was posted on YouTube. The gang of girls punched, kicked and slapped Michelle Ortiz, 42, in a wild melee in the Hillside Ave. fast-food joint in Queens Village on Jan. 21, cops said. Ortiz, a single […]

Roland Martin joins the Best Political Team on Television to discuss Michele Bachmann’s response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. WATCH:

NEW YORK  — The Dow crossed the 12,000 mark for the first time since June 2008 as U.S. stocks nudged higher Wednesday. Investors were parsing through the latest corporate results and awaiting the Federal Reserve’s latest pronouncement on the nation’s economy. The Dow Jones industrial average (INDU) rose 37 points, or 0.3%, hitting its highest […]

Update: WASHINGTON — President Obama called on Tuesday night for Americans to unleash their creative spirits, set aside their partisan differences and come together around a common goal of out-competing other nations in a rapidly shifting global economy. In a State of the Union address to a newly divided Congress, Mr. Obama outlined what his […]

Michelle Bachman was quite tame in her Tea Party rebuttal, still it was an insult to the 6 people who died in Tuscon and the Congresswoman who was shot in the face to have her speak. Two years ago Bachman called for Americans to be “armed and dangerous” on the issue of energy tax. She […]

Washington — Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) stepped up to the plate on Tuesday night to deliver the official Republican response to President Barack Obama’s’ State of the Union speech. Ryan will be the point man in the new House GOP majority’s drive to rein in spending and bring the budget closer to balance. Tuesday’s speech […]

Below are some of the quotes from Pres. Obama’s State of the Union speech: “Amid all the noise and passions and rancor of our public debate, Tucson reminded us that no matter who we are or where we come from, each of us is a part of something greater – something more consequential than party […]

Below is a photo gallery of the 2011 State of the Union by President Barack Obama. RELATED: State of the Union 2011

Today I was invited to the White House to discuss the upcoming State Of  The Union speech at the White House with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Adviser to President Barack Obama. It is clear that the White House thinks that this will be a very important speech. The theme of the speech will be “Winning For […]

Below is the speech President Obama will give tonight Tonight I want to begin by congratulating the men and women of the 112th Congress, as well as your new Speaker, John Boehner. And as we mark this occasion, we are also mindful of the empty chair in this Chamber, and pray for the health of […]