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Trump Puts Southwest U.S. at Risk Due to Comments Made

Once an important swing state for presidential elections, the state of Colorado is now close to becoming a strong state for Democrats. Donald Trump could have helped make the last push for it to become Democratic. Trump’s negative words relating to Mexicans, disparaging comments about weak campaign organization and women have punctuated the shift of […]

Donald Trump Finalists for VP Include Gingrich and Christie

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Newt Gingrich the former Speaker of the House are amongst the finalists to be the running mate of Donald Trump, said sources on Thursday. Christie a former rival of Trump has turned into his top defender. He received official paperwork for the process of vetting the possible running mates […]

Bernie Sanders Preparing to Fight at July’s Democratic National Convention

Senator Bernie Sanders on Tuesday said he has prepared for a fight on the floor at July’s Democratic National Convention to be held in Philadelphia, if the Democrats do not take stances that are more progressive on trade, climate change, minimum wage and other issues he supports. The senator from Vermont said there were a […]

Mitch McConnell Refuses to Answer Questions About Trump Qualifications

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell the Senate Majority Leader would not answers questions on Sunday about whether the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was qualified to be president. McConnell said he would leave that decision to the American people. The Republican from Kentucky was pressed during a television news show on Sunday about the poor […]

House Floor Scene of Sit-In over Gun Control

Republicans in the House looked to end a day filled with drama and a sit in of 16-hours by Democrats in the early morning hours of Thursday by adjourning for recess through July 5. The move was done in an attempt to shut down the protest that started early Wednesday when House Democrats took control […]

New Poll Shows Hillary Clinton Ahead of Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton the presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee is ahead of the presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump 47% to just over 42% in the most recent poll in the race for the White House released by a cable television operator. Only 22% of the registered voters polled said their minds might change before the November election. […]

Elizabeth Warren Makes Visits to Brooklyn Headquarters of Hillary Clinton

Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is being looked at as a possible vice presidential choice for the Democrats, dropped by the campaign headquarters of Hillary Clinton on Friday in Brooklyn. Warren, who last week endorsed Clinton during an interview, spoke with aides, took some photos with workers and gave a few remarks. One comment she was […]

Larry Hogan Republican Governor of Maryland Will Not Vote Trump

Larry Hogan the Governor of Maryland and a Republican returned to Prince George’s County on Wednesday, the place he was raised and where he tasted politics for the first time while working on campaigns of his father. The Maryland governor officially went to the stronghold of the Democrats to announce the funding of many road […]

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders to Have Meeting Prior to Final Primary

Hillary Clinton and her biggest challenger Bernie Sanders will end the Democratic primary calendar on Tuesday with a meeting that could set the tone for party unity as well as for the party’s convention next month in Philadelphia. Sanders and Clinton will meet in Washington, D.C. the site of the final primary for the presidential […]

Mitt Romney Supporters Divided Over Donald Trump

Mitt Romney has said that if Donald Trump were elected president it would normalize misogyny, bigotry and racism in the national conscience. Meg Whitman the CEO at Hewlett Packard compared the Republican presumptive presidential nominee to the late Adolf Hitler. Paul Ryan the Speaker of the House was asked how he would explain his endorsing […]

Saudis Complete Plan for Economic Diversification

Officials in Saudi Arabia have finalized their detailed plan for the kingdom’s economic diversity, in an attempt to move from oil dependence and have sent the plan to be approved by the cabinet said officials earlier this week. The NTP or National Transformation Program will carry out Vision 2030 a document of 84 pages released […]

Report: Hillary Clinton Clinches Democratic Presidential Nomination

Hillary Clinton has won enough delegates to win the presidential nomination for the Democratic Party according to a report released by the AP. Clinton has emerged from a long, bruising battle during primary season to become just the first women to lead one of the country’s two major parties in a race for the White […]

Bill Clinton Tells Voters That Republicans Loved His Wife

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was trying to explain the reason his wife is currently having trouble being liked, saying it is the MO of the Republicans to cast Hillary as the villain, though he reminded a Santa Monica, California audience that things were not always that way. Clinton said he has known Hillary 45 […]

Donald Trump Lashes Out at Hillary Clinton

On Wednesday, Donald Trump unleashed a barrage of sustained attacks on Hillary Clinton after the Democratic front-runner and likely nominee unloaded on the GOP presidential candidate over Trump University, his controversial school. Trump started by pre-empting a foreign policy speech of Clinton’s for Thursday that was aimed at Trump, by suggesting her speech was full […]

Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz Score Big Wins in Wisconsin

Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz recorded a decisive win over fellow presidential contender Donald Trump on Tuesday in Wisconsin, giving the senator renewed momentum during a very crucial time while putting more pressure on the GOP front runner to show he is able to absorb a loss and come back in upcoming primaries. Cruz dominated […]

Wisconsin Primary Key to Challengers

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has hit a difficult patch during the past two weeks prior to the Wisconsin primary on Tuesday, where he now trails U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in polls across the state. A Cruz victory would demonstrate his appeal has grown and would be another indicator of damage to the candidacy of […]

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Promise to Have Hispanics in Cabinet

Hillary Clinton and fellow Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders have both promised to nominate Hispanics into key posts in their cabinet with their administration if they are elected, according to the nation’s biggest coalition for Hispanics. A survey of 20-questions was sent from the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda to all presidential candidates on February 25. […]

President Obama Warns of Threat of Nuclear Terrorism

During his weekly address on Saturday morning, U.S. President Barack Obama said that no terrorist organization has succeeded to date in producing a dirty bomb or obtaining a nuclear device using radioactive materials, even though al-Qaeda has attempted to. The president gave his address from this week’s Nuclear Security Summit in which world leaders had […]

Cruz Eyes Renewed Hope Amidst Stumbles by Trump

The GOP presidential nomination campaign of Ted Cruz has seen renewed hope in the fight against front runner Donald Trump, as the real estate mogul experienced one of its worst weeks of the race in 2016 coinciding with the countdown to Wisconsin’s Tuesday primary. A large loss for Trump this coming Tuesday in Wisconsin could […]

Donald Trump Speaks Out Against Abortion, Criticism Follows

Donald Trump the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination said Wednesday that women who end their pregnancies should be punished if the U.S. places a ban of abortion. His comments triggered a flood of criticism from each side of the heated abortion debate, including from his rivals for the White House. The New York billionaire […]

Each of Three GOP Candidates Drop Promises to Support Nominee

On Tuesday night, Donald Trump the Republican front-runner for his party’s nomination said that he no longer would honor a pledge of supporting the eventual nominee of the GOP for President. At the same time, his fellow candidates for the nomination Senator Ted Cruz and Governor John Kasich would not commit to backing the pick […]

Governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker Endorses Ted Cruz

On Tuesday morning, Scott Walker the Wisconsin Governor announced on a radio talk show that he was proud to be endorsing Texas Senator Ted Cruz. Walker said that following a great deal of time and thought, as well as much prayer about his decision, he decided that following many years of failure with Obama-Clinton it […]

Donald Trump Has an Ongoing War Against Women

Last week during a period of just 48 hours, the conversation nationally went from the War on Terror to the War against Women due to another Trump tirade on Twitter one late night. During the time of the now infamous Trump tweet threatening competitor Ted Cruz with spilling the beans about Cruz’s wife as a […]

Bernie Sanders Will Not Drop Out Despite Lead by Hillary Clinton

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is not going to leave the Democratic Presidential race despite the large and almost unbeatable lead held by Hillary Clinton and Tuesday night was a hint why. However, the path ahead for the underdog carries many challenges and a number of risks. Even though the Vermont senator lost in Arizona, where […]

Ted Cruz Tells Donald Trump to Leave Heidi Alone

On Thursday, Ted Cruz lashed out at the personal attack of Donald Trump toward Heidi Cruz his wife calling his GOP opponents in the Republican presidential race a coward. I rarely get angry, but when you mess with Heidi or my kids that will make me angry every time, said Cruz in Wisconsin. Trump is […]