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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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