Archive for October, 2015

House elects Paul Ryan as the next speaker

October 29, 2015, by Eryn Taylor and CBS News Wire, WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday morning elected Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, as the next speaker of the House. Ryan, 45, who was nominated by Republicans a day earlier, received 236 votes on the floor. The nine-term congressman needed 218 votes to win the election. […]

Biden Won’t Seek Democratic Nomination, Clearing Clinton’s Path

Bloomberg – By Margaret Talev Vice President Joe Biden won’t seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, ending months of deliberation and speculation and clearing the path for Hillary Clinton. The long process of grieving over the death of his son Beau has closed the window on any chance of mounting a presidential campaign, Biden […]

Milwaukee Bucks player John Henson alleges racial discrimination at Whitefish Bay jewelry store

By Jeff Rumage –  Whitefish Bay Now Oct. 20, 2015 12:10 p.m. Whitefish Bay – Milwaukee Bucks player John Henson claims he was the victim of racial discrimination at a Whitefish Bay jewelry store Monday. In this Instagram post, the 6-foot, 11-inch center/forward said he went to Schwanke-Kasten Jewelry, 417 E. Silver Spring Dr. during regular […]

Gunman opens fire at Oregon community college, killing 7

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least seven people and wounding 20, authorities said. The shooting happened at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, about 180 miles south of Portland. The local fire district advised people via Twitter to stay away from the school. State police […]