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VIDEO Jeb Bush Admits During GOP Debate To Smoking Marijuana in Past

Jeb Bush Admits During GOP Debate To Smoking Marijuana in Past

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush admitted during the second Republican presidential debate that he smoked marijuana decades ago. “Forty years ago, I smoked marijuana, and I admit it,” Mr. Bush said during a discussion of drug policy. “I’m sure that other [candidates] might have done it, and may not want …

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N.C. Politician Shares Post Calling Obama ‘Islamic Son of a B****’

N.C. Politician Shares Post Calling Obama 'Islamic Son of a B****'

A North Carolina state representative is defending a meme he shared on Facebook that refers to President Obama as an “Islamic son of a b****” and a “coward.” Republican state Rep. Michael Speciale shared the meme on Sept. 5, according to WNCT, who first reported the story. The meme shows a photo …

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Bill Maher Criticizes Trump’s Stance on Immigration

Bill Maher Criticizes Trump's Stance on Immigration

In his Friday monologue, Bill Maher has choice words for two figures that have been trending topics in news lately, Josh Duggar from “19 Kids and Counting” and presidential candidate Donald Trump, who well all know too well. He first picked at Josh Duggar, who has recently been in the …

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Black Lives Matter Activists Disrupt Jeb Bush Rally

Black Lives Matter Activists Disrupt Jeb Bush Rally

Protesters disrupted a Jeb Bush campaign event Wednesday, one of several instances in which Black Lives Matter activists have stolen a candidate’s thunder. According to an NBC report, protesters began chanting “Black lives matter” after Bush gave the following response to a question about racial injustice: “We have serious problems, and …

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Former President Jimmy Carter Announces he has Cancer

Former President Jimmy Carter Announces he has Cancer

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has announced that a liver operation he underwent has revealed that he has cancer, and the disease has spread to other parts of his body. Immediately following the surgery, Emory University Hospital had said on Monday that Carter’s prognosis was “excellent” for a full recovery. News of …

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Bernie Sanders Draws 28,000 People in Portland

Bernie Sanders Draws 28,000 People in Portland

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, who has been drawing eye-poppingly large crowds on the campaign trail, on Sunday night attracted his largest audience yet: about 28,000 people in Portland, Ore., according to staff at the venue. Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont who has emerged as the leading alternative to Hillary …

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Donald Trump Stirs GOP Presidential Debate

Donald Trump Stirs GOP Presidential Debate

Donald Trump’s latest reality show roared into Ohio on Thursday night. Within a few minutes of his first debate as a Republican presidential candidate, Trump ridiculed comedian Rosie O’Donnell and griped about his treatment by Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly. But it was his refusal to rule out a third-party …

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Puerto Rico Defaults for the first time in History

Puerto Rico just defaulted for the first time

The commonwealth paid a mere $628,000 toward a $58 million debt bill due Monday to creditors of its Public Finance Corporation. This will hurt the island’s residents, not Wall Street. The debt is mostly owned by ordinary Puerto Ricans through credit unions. “This was a decision that reflects the serious …

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