The Hill, Washington D.C.’s main newspaper for and about the U.S. Congress, is seeing a surge in lobbying activity from people in the business of doing experiments on chimpanzees.
Obama campaign manager David Axelrod is tweaking Mitt Romney with this photo of First Dog Bo and the caption: How loving owners transport their dogs.
During yesterday’s South Carolina Republican debate, Mitt Romney added “hunting skills” to his list of presidential credentials, but got confused over which animals he’d actually hunted.
If you’ve done a search online for “Rush Limbaugh” or “Rick Santorum” lately, you may have also been looking for a weight loss remedy. That’s one of the conclusions from sociologist Shankar Vedantam, who’s been running the new Google Correlate through its paces.
Santorum had joined Iowa Congressman Steve King for a day of killing birds near Des Moines. King’s endorsement is considered important, and Gov. Rick Perry, who’s also struggling to get ahead in the upcoming Iowa caucuses, has already been out killing twice with King.
Speaking of Mitt Romney tying Seamus the dog to the top of the car for a 12-hour drive, there’s more about dogs and the presidential candidates from Leslie Bennetts at The Daily Beast.
NPR media correspondent David Falkenflik takes up the question of why New York Times columnist Gail Collins is so taken up with the story of how Mitt Romney once strapped the family dog to the roof of the car for a 12-hour drive to Canada.
Gail Collins simply can’t turn down any opportunity to remind us of the time Mitt Romney strapped the family dog to the roof of the station wagon for the 12-hour family trek from Boston to Canada.
While a pair of cells may be deemed to be a person, a 40-year-old elephant or orca, who carries the wisdom and culture of her community, is no more considered a person than is a computer or a pile of garbage.
Family pets were among the first to lose their homes when the housing crisis struck, so it’s good to know that four-leggeds who are hanging out with their families at the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protest are getting free health care.
John Kerry made a last ditch stand to gain more votes in his presidential campaign by donning camo gear and heading out to shoot small animals. This, his campaign managers, believed, would make him seem like more of a leader.
Author and environmentalist Bill McKibben has joined the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York City’s Washington Square Park.
The Daily Beast has a detailed story by Wayne Barrett about a three-day hunting expedition celebrating Perry’s father Ray’s 81st birthday in 2006.
One good thing about presidential candidate and Texas Governor Rick Perry is that, unlike Michelle Bachman, he doesn’t later back down from the bizarre remarks he makes.
So far this year, there have been 10 billion-dollar disasters – more than in any previous year in U.S. history. Hurricane Irene could top the charts.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who just threw his hat in the ring as a GOP presidential candidate, told voters he does not believe in man-made global warming.
Do you insist climate change is a hoax? Think it’s not being driven by human activity? If so, you’re likely to be a conservative white male.
How will a government shutdown affect animals? The most direct effect on animals is probably for those who are held in government-operated laboratories.
Larry the cat was adopted by the Prime Minister of the U.K. Then a man claimed Larry was really his Aunt Margaret’s cat. Now we learn that’s not the case … and there’s no Aunt Margaret at all!
Politics makes strange bedfellows. While Palin shoots wolves from helicopters and hunts elk on her reality TV show, her new chief of staff is a vegetarian