politics

  • Dog elected mayor in Minnesota

    Dog elected mayor in Minnesota

    Talk about rocking the vote: In Cormorant, a tiny village in northwest Minnesota, a Great Pyrenees named Duke was elected mayor in a “landslide” with 12 votes.

  • Miss Beazley, former Second Dog of the U.S., has died

    Miss Beazley, former Second Dog of the U.S., has died

    R.I.P: A gift from President George W. Bush to his wife Laura in 2005, the Scottish Terrier named Miss Beasley was 10 years old when she passed away after a battle with lymphoma.

  • Dog-eat-dog campaign: Dogs Against Obama

    Dog-eat-dog campaign: Dogs Against Obama

    Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney isn't the only one touched by controversy involving dogs; President Barack Obama admits eating dog meat in a 1995 book.

  • Romney dog issue resurfaces

    Romney dog issue resurfaces

    Former Massachusetts governor and presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was criticized for transporting his dog in a rooftop car kennel, but this time it came from his own Republican party. In an interview with The Washington Post earlier this week, John Brabender, an adviser to Rick Santorum, took a shot at Romney’s and his treatment of […]

  • Senate bill could put Greyhounds at risk in Kansas

    Senate bill could put Greyhounds at risk in Kansas

    Greyhounds are adored by their families because of their gentle nature and coveted by commercial gambling racetracks because of their speed and agility. Though the sport has experienced a decline in profit and popularity as of late, a new bill in circulation could change all of that in the state of Kansas. The Kansas Senate […]

  • Romney dog redux: Car stopped for suspected animal cruelty

    Romney dog redux: Car stopped for suspected animal cruelty

    A car with a dog kennel strapped to its roof was pulled over earlier this week in Littleton, Colo. by police. Fortunately, a stuffed animal was found inside the dog carrier – not an actual dog. The driver of the two-door Honda was cited for failing to provide proof of insurance. He was initially pulled […]

  • Romney hounded for placing family dog in rooftop kennel

    Romney hounded for placing family dog in rooftop kennel

    Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has been hounded by accusations of animal cruelty, took another jab from the Obama administration today. Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, hopes to win the Republican nomination, and the Florida primary is today. On a Twitter post, White House senior advisor David Axelrod featured a picture of his boss, […]

  • List of U.S. presidents and their dogs

    List of U.S. presidents and their dogs

    Being president of the United States is a tough, trying job, and there are times when even the commander-in-chief needs the comfort of man's best friend.