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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

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Republican Candidates Have Three Very Different Responses to Brussels Terror Attacks

The three Republican presidential candidates had three very different takes Tuesday morning on how the United States should respond to the terror attacks in Brussels. Donald Trump appeared on Fox and Friends, where he again called to "close up our borders." "It’s going to get worse and worse, because we are foolish, we are foolish," Trump said. Show More Summary

Watch President Obama's Historic Address to the Cuban People

President Barack Obama is scheduled to address the Cuban people in a live, televised broadcast. In his speech, he is expected to make his first remarks on the explosions in Brussels. Watch it live here.

Brussels Terror Attacks: What We Know About the Deadly Explosions

The city of Brussels is under lockdown after multiple explosions rocked the city's main airport and a subway station early on Tuesday morning. At least 28 people have been killed, according to the New York Times, and dozens have been injured. Authorities believe a suicide bomber carried out the attack at the Zaventam international airport. Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders Walks a Tightrope in First Middle East Speech

On Monday, Bernie Sanders did something his campaign has been toying with for months: He gave a speech laying out his vision for Middle East peace. With the other four remaining major party candidates traveling to Washington, DC, toShow More Summary

President Obama Meets With Raul Castro for a Historic Meeting in Cuba

A day after making history by becoming the first sitting US president to visit Cuba in 88 years, President Barack Obama joined Cuban president Raúl Castro for a joint press conference inside the Palace of Revolution in Havana, whereShow More Summary

Trump Foreign Policy Adviser Has Ties to Brutal Lebanese Militia

Donald Trump has finally announced the names of five of his foreign policy advisers, and at least one members of his new team is sure to raise eyebrows. Walid Phares, a Lebanese academic who advised Mitt Romney's campaign in 2012, is one of the five names Trump gave to the Washington Post during a meeting with the paper's editorial board on Monday. Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren Lists All the Ways She Considers Trump a "Loser"

In a Twitter rampage on Monday afternoon, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) enumerated all the ways in which she considers Donald Trump a loser. The liberal favorite launched a barrage of critiques at the Republican presidential candidate, tweeting about everything from the Trump University fiasco to Trump's numerous corporate bankruptcies. Show More Summary

Mitt Romney Announces He's Voting for Ted Cruz

After condemning Donald Trump in a speech earlier this month, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney took an all-of-the-above approach to stopping the Republican front-runner from picking up the 1,237 delegates needed to secure the nomination. Show More Summary

Salah Abdeslam, Suspect in Paris Attacks, Arrested in Belgium

Salah Abdeslam, the 26-year-old fugitive suspected of carrying out the November terrorist attacks in Paris, was shot and arrested during a counter-terrorism raid in Belgium on Friday. CNN reports Abdeslam was captured alive. "We gotShow More Summary

Obama Is Privately Telling Democratic Donors Time Is Running Out for Sanders

President Barack Obama privately told a group of Democratic donors in Austin last week that Bernie Sanders' bid for the White House was all but done, and that it was time to unite behind Hillary Clinton for the party's nomination, the...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Endorsed by Senator Who Joked About Murdering Ted Cruz

Some good news for Sen. Ted Cruz today: He finally got a second senate colleague to endorse him. According to CNN, South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham will endorse and raise money for the Texas conservative, as part of a last-gasp...Show More Summary

Clinton Backers Edit Trump Ad to Make Him the Punch Line

A day after Donald Trump posted an ad on his Instagram account featuring Hillary Clinton barking like a dog, a super-PAC backing Clinton for president has responded in kind. The ad, from Priorities USA, formed in 2011 and now supporting...Show More Summary

Giving Long-Acting Birth Control to Teens Works Great—If You Don't Forget This One Thing

With effectiveness rates of close to 100 percent, intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants have long been hailed as a safe and easy way to reduce unintended pregnancies. But a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics...Show More Summary

Trump Ad Shows Clinton Barking Like a Dog

Is this what we want for a President? A video posted by Donald J. Trump (@realdonaldtrump) on Mar 16, 2016 at 9:15am PDT Donald Trump has used a wide array of tactics to contrast his tough-talking machismo with the supposed wimpiness of his rivals, from "Little Marco" Rubio to "low-energy" Jeb Bush. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell Accuses President Obama of Politicizing Supreme Court Nomination

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took no time to reject President Barack Obama's nomination for the Supreme Court, declaring his refusal to even consider Merrick Garland in the hearing process. "It seems clear that President Obama...Show More Summary

Obama Demands GOP Senators Consider Garland for Supreme Court

On Wednesday morning, President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, saying the top judge on the influential D.C. Circuit has earned the respect of both Republicans and Democrats and is "uniquely prepared to serve...Show More Summary

Trump on His Foreign Policy Advisers: "I'm Speaking With Myself"

On March 8, Morning Joe 's Mika Brzezinski asked Donald Trump whether he had a foreign policy team. Trump gave a rambling response, saying, " Yes, there is a team. There's not a team. I'm going to be forming a team. I have met with far more than three people. Show More Summary

Watch Donald Trump Slam "Disgusting Reporters" in His Florida Victory Speech

After crushing Sen. Marco Rubio in his home state of Florida on Tuesday, Donald Trump addressed supporters from his Mar-a-Lago estate to rebut recent allegations that his campaign manager assaulted a female reporter during a rally last...Show More Summary

Check Out the 1-Percent Bling at Donald Trump's Victory Party

On Tuesday night, Donald Trump's campaign reportedly turned away a Politico reporter who covers the candidate, after the reporter had helped write a story critical of Trump's campaign manager earlier in the day. So who did get into the ritzy victory party at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida? Rich people. Show More Summary

Marco Rubio Just Ended His Presidential Campaign

Shortly after Donald Trump was declared the winner of the Florida primary on Tuesday, Sen. Marco Rubio announced he was suspending his presidential campaign. Marco Rubio: I want to congratulate Donald Trump on his #FLPrimary victoryShow More Summary

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