GOP Debate: Trump Calls on Republican Party to ‘Be Smart and Unify’

While previous GOP debates have been highlighted by insults and crude comments from Donald Trump, Thursday’s debate proved to be a more subdued event as the frontrunner called for unity within the Republican Party. In his opening statement, Trump noted the record turnout of voters thus far in the GOP primaries, calling it one of […]

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GOP Establishment Reportedly Considering Contested Convention to Counter Trump Win

Current primary results have reportedly led GOP leaders to consider a contested convention if Donald Trump falls short of the 1,237 delegates needed to qualify for the nomination. According to a report from the Washington Post, recent gatherings of the Republican Governors Association, and various conservative financiers, have led to the “consensus that Trump is […]

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Trump Calls for Laws Allowing Expansion of Torture ‘To Beat ISIS’

After he was criticized for saying that he could force the United States military to break the current law banning torture methods like waterboarding, Donald Trump backtracked his comments, and said instead that he would like to change the laws to include waterboarding “at a minimum.” Trump has been vocal in the past on the […]

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GOP Candidates Call Snowden a ‘Traitor,’ but US has yet to Charge Him with Treason

While the remaining GOP candidates have spoken out against National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, calling him a “traitor,” the United States government has yet to formally charge him with treason. Federal prosecutors filed a criminal complaint against the former NSA contractor in June 2013, after he leaked a collection of mass surveillance documents, which […]

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Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Quits DNC to Endorse Bernie Sanders

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) announced Sunday that she is stepping down from her position as a vice chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, in order to endorse presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Gabbard appeared on NBC’s Meet The Press Sunday morning, where host Chuck Todd noted that she “has been at odds with her boss, DNC […]

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GOP Candidates Sell FBI’s Talking Points, Ignore Apple’s Concerns

The remaining five GOP presidential candidates participated in a debate hosted by CNN and Telemundo Thursday night, and they were questioned on their positions regarding the current conflict between Apple and the FBI. Apple CEO Tim Cook brought the issue to light last week when he released a letter to Apple customers notifying them that […]

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GOP Nevada Caucus Results in Accusations of Polling Irregularities, Double Voting

GOP officials are reportedly looking into accusations of voting irregularities including ballot shortages and double voting, after reports of a chaotic scene unfolded during Tuesday’s Nevada Caucus. In response to reports of double-voting, political reporter and commentator Jon Ralston reported that one GOP official said the party takes “reports of double voting very seriously and […]

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Fact Check: Hillary Clinton Claims Russia Has ‘Not Gone After ISIS’

During the latest Democratic Debate Thursday, Hillary Clinton defended her reservations towards Russia by claiming that  the Russians “have not gone after ISIS or any of the other terrorist groups.” Clinton’s statement was in response to comments made by rival Bernie Sanders when he was asked if he was prepared to “move militarily” against Russia, […]

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NH Primary: Sanders Beats Clinton in Nearly Every Demographic

The results from the New Hampshire primary Tuesday showed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders beating former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton in nearly every demographic. Sanders received 60 percent of the vote with over 142,000 votes comprising 13 delegates, while Clinton only received 38 percent of the vote with over 90,500 votes comprising nine delegates. Sanders […]

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FBI Formally Confirms Its ‘Ongoing’ Investigation Into Hillary Clinton’s Email Server

The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed Monday that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is under an “ongoing” investigation for her use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state. The investigation was confirmed in a letter from FBI general counsel James Baker, to the State Department. He noted that is writing […]

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GOP Candidates Voice Support for Waterboarding, Increasing Guantanamo Detainees

Seven of the remaining GOP candidates participated in a debate hosted by ABC News in Manchester, New Hampshire, Saturday, and when asked about waterboarding and other methods of torture used by the CIA, several candidates voiced their support. The topic came up when moderator David Muir noted a comment Texas Sen. Ted Cruz made in […]

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Rand Paul Ends Campaign, Declines to Endorse Candidate in GOP Primary Race

After dropping out of the 2016 presidential race Wednesday, Rand Paul’s campaign noted that while he will endorse the chosen GOP nominee, he will not endorse any of his former rivals while they are still in the running. During a conference call with reporters following Paul’s announcement, his top campaign strategist Doug Stafford said that […]

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In Tight Race with Sanders, Clinton Reportedly Wins 6 Precincts by Coin Toss

The Democratic primary race appeared to be incredibly close during the Iowa caucus Monday night, where candidate Hillary Clinton won at least six precincts by way of a coin toss. While the caucus numbers led former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley to drop out of the race, it left Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in […]

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There is No Such Thing as a ‘Perfect’ Presidential Candidate

GOP Presidential Debate

A host of GOP candidates took to their podiums on Thursday night, as did the three remaining Democratic candidates on Sunday night, each one trying to convince the American public why he or she should be the next president. Donald Trump wants you to pick him because he swears he can “Make America Great Again!” […]

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Bernie Sanders Condemns Overthrow of Saddam Hussein, Supports Overthrow of Assad

During the fourth Democratic Debate Sunday night, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders criticized the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, while pledging his support for the proposed overthrow of Bashar al-Assad in Syria. Sanders, a self-declared socialist, has been adamant in the past about the fact that he opposes—and did not vote for—the war in Iraq. […]

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Report: Ted Cruz Did Not Disclose Goldman Sachs Loan During Senate Bid

GOP presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dismissed a report claiming that he failed to disclose loans from Goldman Sachs during his 2012 Senate campaign on Wednesday, and insisted that it was nothing more than a “technical and inadvertent filing error.” According to a report released by the New York Times, Cruz poured $1.2 […]

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