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Joe Biden Is Thinking About Taking On Hillary Clinton

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Reports are saying that Joe Biden is taking another look at running for the Democratic nomination for President. But would he really do it?

Taking A Look At The Second Quarter Money Race

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The big winners are Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.

Donald Trump Courting Sarah Palin’s Supporters

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Donald Trump’s campaign seems to be making a play for whatever portion of the GOP it may be that still likes Sarah Palin.

Ebola Vaccine Proves To Be Very Effective

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A vaccine to fight Ebola is showing very promising success: In a development that could change the way the deadly Ebola disease is fought, researchers have announced promising results of a new vaccine’s trial in Guinea, one of several countries affected by a historic outbreak in West Africa. “The estimated vaccine efficacy was 100 percent,” […]

Driven Largely By Republicans, Public Opinion On The Supreme Court Hits A Low

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Public opinion on the Supreme Court has declined significantly, largely because Republicans don’t like the Supreme Court very much right now.

Newest Pre-Debate Poll Confirms Trump As Frontrunner, Kasich Now In Top Ten

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The first of a series of polls in anticipation of next week’s debate shows Donald Trump still at the top, with a surprise coming out of Ohio.

Economy Rebounds In Second Quarter, But Weakness Remains

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The economy rebounded from it’s winter shock, but it still doesn’t seem strong enough to justify the Federal Reserve’s plan to raise interest rates.

Trump Leading Bush And Rubio In Florida?

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A new poll out of Florida appears to show the Trump phenomenon knocking both of the Sunshine State’s best known Republicans out of the top spot: For the first time this year, Donald Trump tops a state poll of GOP presidential candidates in Florida. A St. Pete Polls survey released on Wednesday shows the New York […]

Cincinnati Cop Indicted For Murder In Traffic Stop Shooting Death

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A police officer in Cincinnati has been indicted for murder in a case that seems to be a pretty clear cut example of improper use of force.

Little Known Congressman Files Doomed Motion To Remove John Boehner As Speaker

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A little known Congressman from North Carolina has filed a motion to “remove” John Boehner from the Speakership.

Drop In Hillary Clinton’s Favorability Numbers May Not Be A Big Deal

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Hillary Clinton has suffered drops in her favorability numbers lately, but that may not mean much for 2016.

Chris Christie Still Has Reefer Madness

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Chris Christie says he would ignore states that have legalized marijuana if he became President. Fortunately, he will most likely never be President.

Jonathan Pollard To Be Released November 21st

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After 30 years in prison, Jonathan Pollard will be released later this year.

Roger Goodell Upholds Tom Brady’s Deflategate Suspension

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Not surprisingly, Tom Brady’s appeal of his Deflategate suspension was not successful.

Boy Scouts End Ban On Gay Scout Leaders

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A long standing policy against gay Scout Leaders has been repealed.

Trump Leads In New Hampshire, But Kasich Rises

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A new poll shows Donald Trump surging to a double digit lead over his closest competitor in New Hampshire: Donald Trump isn’t just doing well in national polls — he’s also making gains among voters in early primary states. A new poll finds Trump with twice the support of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, his […]

Republican Candidates Battle For Final Debate Slots

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With just over a week to go, Republican candidates for President are fighting for the movement in the polls that could get them in to the August 6th debate.

Donald Trump, Immigration, And The Republican Party

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Once again, Donald Trump is succeeding because he is saying things many Republicans agree with.

Mike Huckabee’s Offensive, Idiotic Holocaust Rhetoric On Iran

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In bringing Holocaust imagery into the debate over the Iran nuclear deal, Mike Huckabee has displayed the intellectual bankruptcy of his position.

Donald Trump Still Surging In The Polls

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His remarks about John McCain’s military service don’t seem to be hurting Donald Trump with Republican true believers.

Clinton To Testify Before House Benghazi Committee October 22nd

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Get ready for another pointless political circus.

Donald Trump Bars Des Moines Register From Covering Campaign Rally

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Donald Trump is throwing a temper tantrum in Iowa.

U.S. Considering Releasing Jonathan Pollard?

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Reports are circulating that the Obama Administration is considering releasing Jonathan Pollard, and many are seeing it as an effort to placate Israel in the wake of the Iran deal.

Texas Appeals Court Tosses One Of Two Counts Against Rick Perry

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A big win in Court for the former Texas Governor, but it’s unclear what this means politically.

Federal Inspectors General Call For Criminal Investigation Of Hillary Clinton’s Emails

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Did Hillary Clinton mishandle classified information while Secretary of State? Two Inspectors General want to find out.

Trump Refuses To Rule Out Running As A Third-Party Candidate

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Donald Trump won’t rule out running against the eventual Republican nominee. Will the RNC use this as an excuse to try to force him out of the race?

Special Prosecutors For Police-Involved Shootings?

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Removing the responsibility to investigate police misconduct from the prosecutors who have to work with those police on a daily basis is a good idea.

Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Indicted On Federal Hate Crimes Charges

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Dylann Roof has been indicted in Federal Court for completely unnecessary reasons.

Even Donald Trump’s Own Supporters Can’t Say What He’d Do As President

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This is not a serious Presidential campaign, it is a bloviating sideshow.

Afghan Army Not Doing So Well Against The Taliban

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The Afghan Army isn’t doing so well against the Taliban right now.

Bad News For Hillary Clinton, Or Much Ado About Nothing In New Battleground Polls?

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Polling in three battleground states shows Hillary Clinton slightly trailing three top Republicans, but it means far less than you might think.

Majority Of Americans Support Iran Nuclear Deal

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Good news for the President.

Donald Trump Gives Out Lindsey Graham’s Cell Phone Number

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The daily bizarre circus that is the Donald Trump Presidential campaign made its way to Blufton, South Carolina today for a speech in which Trump did something that can only be described as bizarre: If Lindsey Graham has to change cellphone numbers, he has Donald Trump to thank. On Tuesday, Trump ramped up his attacks […]

John Kasich Begins Seemingly Quixotic Presidential Bid

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Ohio Governor John Kasich looks good on paper, but his campaign seems as though it’s unlikely to get out of the starting gate.

It Won’t Be Easy For Republicans To Get Rid Of Donald Trump

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Despite his remarks about John McCain, Donald Trump is likely to be around for some time to come.

United Nations Security Council Approves Iranian Nuclear Deal

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The U.N. Security Council has approved the Iranian nuclear deal, and now the ball is in Congress’s court.

U.S., Cuba Reopen Embassies For First Time In 54 Years

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There are mutual embassies in Havana and Washington for the first time in 54 years. It certainly took long enough.

Alex Rocco, Character Actor Who Played Moe Green In The Godfather, Dies At 79

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Alex Rocco, a character actor who is best known for his portrayal of Las Vegas gangster Moe Green in The Godfather, has died at the age of 79: Character actor Alex Rocco, who played casino owner Moe Greene in “The Godfather” and appeared in dozens of other movies and TV shows, died Saturday of cancer in Studio […]

Rand Paul’s Campaign Seems To Be Fizzling

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Rand Paul’s Presidential campaign isn’t going so well at the moment.

Biden For President?

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There’s another round of reports about Joe Biden running for President, but I wouldn’t put much stock them.

Donald Trump On John McCain: I Like People Who Weren’t Captured

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Donald Trump stuck his foot in his mouth again.

The Huffington Post Is Relegating Donald Trump To The Entertainment Section, And That’s Wrong

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The Huffington Post announced today that they would not be covering Donald Trump in their politics section from this point forward. That’s the wrong thing to do.

EEOC Finds That A 50 Year Old Law Bans Something It Doesn’t Even Mention

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Relying on a particularly strained and incredulous legal analysis, the EEOC has ruled that laws against discrimination based on gender also bar discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Donald Trump Is Rising In The Polls Because He’s Saying Things Republican Voters Agree With

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Republicans have nobody to blame but themselves for the anti-immigrant Frankenstein in their midst.

James Holmes Found Guilty In Aurora Theater Shooting Trial

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Almost exactly three years after the attack on a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, James Holmes was found guilty late yesterday.

Four Marines Killed In Shootings At Chattanooga Military Sites

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Tragedy in Tennessee.

Oklahoma Protesters Greet President Obama With Confederate Flags

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Protesters waving Confederate flags greeted President Obama when he arrived in Oklahoma last night: Supporters of the Confederate flag rallied Wednesday in Oklahoma as President Barack Obama arrived in the state for a series of events, including the first ever visit to a federal prison by a sitting President. About 10 people waving Confederate battle […]

Latino Voters Really, Really, Really Don’t Like Donald Trump

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A new poll from Univision finds that Donald Trump isn’t very well liked by Latino voters: Hispanic voters overwhelmingly disapprove of Donald Trump’s controversial comments on illegal immigration, according to a new Univision poll. Seventy-nine percent of Hispanic voters polled find Trump’s comments offensive, and 71 percent hold an unfavorable view of Trump. While a majority of […]

Donald Trump Files FEC Financial Discloure

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Taking a step that many critics thought he never would, Donald Trump has apparently filed the required financial disclosures with the Federal Election Commission: Donald J. Trump’s wealth is rising with his polling numbers, if his characterization of his own net worth is to be believed. Mr. Trump issued a statement Wednesday saying that his […]

Texas Is Being Sued For Refusing To Issue Birth Certificates To American Citizens

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Despite the clear language of the 14th Amendment, Texas is apparently refusing to issue birth certificates to some children born in the United States whose parents happen to be in the country illegally.

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