Politics

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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President Obama Announces Support for Equality Act

President Obama Announces Support for Equality Act

Today, HRC reacted to news that the Obama Administration has endorsed the Equality Act. “The unfortunate reality is that, while LGBT Americans can legally get married, millions remain at risk of being fired or denied services for who they are or who they love because the majority of states still lack explicit, comprehensive non-discrimination protections,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “By …

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Josh Earnest Disagrees With Ben Carson’s Comment About Facing Scrutiny

Josh Earnest Disagrees With Ben Carson's Comment About Facing Scrutiny

Monday at the White House press briefing, press secretary Josh Earnest said the media vetting of Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson was “appropriate” and “good for our democracy.” “This process is good for our democracy,” Earnest said to a question from ABC News White House correspondent Jonathan Karl. “It’s not easy to run for president. It shouldn’t be. And …

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Trevor Noah Criticizes Iowa GOP for Denying Credentials to ‘The Daily Show’

Trevor Noah Criticizes Iowa GOP for Denying Credentials to 'The Daily Show'

The Iowa Republican Party has denied media credentials to Comedy Central’s news satire show The Daily Show but not because the show skewers the GOP. According to Iowa GOP Chairman Jeff Kaufmann, the show was blocked from attending as a legitimate media outlet, not because they are liberals–In fact, they already have plenty of liberals approved for attendance–but because they will likely ridicule …

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VIDEO Megyn Kelly Ridicules GOP Debate Letter: Want A Foot Massage Too?

VIDEO Megyn Kelly Ridicules GOP Debate Letter: Want A Foot Massage Too?

Fox News host Megyn Kelly on Monday night mocked the letter drafted by Republican presidential campaigns listing a series of rules and questions for networks hosting future debates. After listing some of the demands, including that networks not allow lightning rounds or candidate-to-candidate questioning, Kelly jokingly suggested, “And then maybe the foot massage?” She then criticized the campaigns’ request that they approve …

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