Politics

Donald Trump Mocks The Disabled Reporter He Needed On His Side The Most

In a speech Tuesday night, Donald Trump made a terribly offensive reference to reporter Serge Kovaleski. Serge Kovaleski suffers from a chronic condition known as arthrogryposis, a disability that limits his motion of his arms. When Trump made reference to Kovaleski, he was seen contorting and moving his arms. While those who had never known of Kovaleski and his disability, …

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Chicago Protests Respond to Released Footage of Shooting

Immediately after the release of the dash-cam video showing officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing teenager Laquan McDonald, protests emerged in Chicago. Hundreds of people have converged on the avenues of Chicago. They have blocked storefronts and street ways, in order to make an economic impact. They plan on keeping the protests alive and peaceful, only hindering access to …

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French President François Hollande Meets With US President Barack Obama at White House

French President François Hollande Meets With US President Barack Obama at White House

French President François Hollande is visiting the White House Tuesday, and he is the one who’s beating the drums of war, calling for a robust international coalition in the Middle East and declaring that France is in a state of emergency. He is being received by a U.S. president on a mission to avoid fresh and possibly interminable military conflicts …

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Mayor Mike Rawlings: I Am ‘More Fearful’ of White Men Shooting People Than Syrian Refugees

Mayor Mike Rawlings: I Am 'More Fearful' of White Men Shooting People Than Syrian Refugees

In case you slept in Saturday morning and missed Mayor Mike Rawlings discussing Syrian refugees live on MSNBC, here you go. Rawlings previously told The Dallas Morning News that he would welcome Syrian refugees to the city. He said becoming xenophobic about refugees would “fall into the trap” of what ISIS is seeking. The mayor reiterated that point to MSNBC and said “ISIS is …

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Bernie Sanders: Democratic Presidential Candidate Holds Town Hall Meeting in Savannah, Ga.

Bernie Sanders: Democratic Presidential Candidate Holds Town Hall Meeting in Savannah, Ga.

SAVANNAH, GA – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is in Savannah as part of a three day tour through South Carolina and Georgia. He is holding a town hall meeting at the Savannah Civic Center in front of a packed house. The doors opened at 5 p.m. and people piled into the civic center by the hundreds. Some supporters were lined …

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Donald Trump Says He ‘Would Certainly Implement’ Database to Track Muslims

Donald Trump Says He 'Would Certainly Implement' Database to Track Muslims

Donald Trump says he “would certainly implement” a database system tracking Muslims in the U.S. if he is elected president. “I would certainly implement that. Absolutely,” Trump, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, told NBC News on Thursday night in Newton, Iowa. Trump’s remarks came in the wake of terror attacks last week in Paris by ISIS. Asked if …

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GOP Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Says Christians Pose ‘No Meaningful Risk’ of Terrorism

GOP Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Says Christians Pose 'No Meaningful Risk' of Terrorism

In the wake of Friday attacks that left over 100 civilians dead in Paris, senator and presidential candidate Ted Cruz doubled down on calls for the United States to admit only Christian refugees from war-ravaged Middle Eastern nations, according to a report from the Washington Post. More than a decade of war across the Middle East has displaced hundreds of thousands …

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GOP Considering Drafting Mitt Romney for 2016 Election

GOP Considering Drafting Mitt Romney for 2016 Election

Elite GOP establishment figures are reportedly looking to draft Mitt Romney for a last-minute bid for president as they grow increasingly anxious about the unpredictable candidacies of political neophytes Donald Trump and Ben Carson. Allies of Romney, who lost to President Obama in 2012, have come up with a strategy for the former Massachusetts governor to make a late entry, according …

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John McCain Threatens Legal Action Over President Obama’s Plan to Close Guantanamo’s Prison

John McCain Threatens Legal Action Over President Obama's Plan to Close Guantanamo's Prison

Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain is threatening a court battle if President Barack Obama tries to go around Congress in a last-ditch attempt to achieve his campaign pledge of closing the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. And the White House is doing little to squelch rumors that Obama might be preparing to do exactly that in order …

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Foreign Policy Clashes At GOP Debate On Economy

Foreign Policy Clashes At GOP Debate On Economy

The first exchange came in a back-and-forth between Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Rand Paul over military spending. Rubio said: “I know that Rand is a committed isolationist.” Paul shot back that Rubio’s defense policy was unaffordable “How is it conservative to add a trillion dollars in military expenditures? You cannot be a conservative if you’re going to keep promoting new programs you’re not going …

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