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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

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Florida Primary Shows the Cold War Is Over in US Politics

There's a pattern to the way Hillary Clinton's campaign has discussed Bernie Sanders' leftist politics: long periods of silence punctured by the occasional drive-by when Sanders creeps too close in the polls. Clinton backer Sen. Claire...Show More Summary

Rubio Suggests Ohio Voters Back Kasich to Stop Trump

Desperate to stop Donald Trump's march to the Republican presidential nomination, Marco Rubio's campaign suggested on Friday that the best way to defeat Trump, in one state at least, is not to vote for Rubio. "If you are a Republican...Show More Summary

Breitbart Reporter Files Criminal Complaint Against Trump's Campaign Manager

Michelle Fields, the reporter for Breitbart News who alleged that Donald Trump's campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, grabbed her and forcefully yanked her toward the ground after a Trump speech on Tuesday night, filed a criminal complaint...Show More Summary

After Violence, Trump Says Protesters at His Rallies Are "Bad Dudes"

During Thursday night's GOP debate, moderator Jake Tapper asked Donald Trump about the recent spate of violence at his rallies, including an episode on Wednesday where a white man was charged with assault after punching a black protester...Show More Summary

Aung San Suu Kyi Can't Be Burma's President. Here's How She'll Run the Country Anyway.

Pro-democracy champion and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi won't be Burma's next president, but she's one step closer to ruling her country anyway: On Thursday, her political party nominated one of her closest aides as a presidential candidate. Show More Summary

Trump Campaign Manager Addresses Allegations He Manhandled Reporter

Amid allegations that he grabbed Breitbart News reporter Michelle Fields and nearly pulled her to the ground at a campaign event for Donald Trump, Corey Lewandowski, Trump's campaign manager, took to his personal Twitter account to respond. Michelle Fields is an attention seeker who once claimed Allen West groped her but later went silent. Show More Summary

Trump Supporter Sucker-Punches Black Protester

On Wednesday night, a black man, Rakeem Jones, protested a Trump rally in North Carolina. As he was being escorted out of the rally by men in "Sheriff's Office" uniforms, Jones was punched in the face by a Trump supporter wearing a cowboy hat. Show More Summary

Barack Obama Talked About Donald Trump In A Speech In 2005

In 2005, Barack Obama had only been in the Senate for a few months, but he was already a rising star in the Democratic Party. Four years later, he would be in the White House, and seven years after that, Donald Trump would be the Republican frontrunner to replace him as president. Show More Summary

What the Hell Was This Donald Trump Victory Speech?

After the networks called the Michigan and Mississippi primaries for Donald Trump, the Republican front-runner gave a free-flowing, bonkers press conference at the Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, Florida. Just…watch:

Trump Struggles to Explain Whether He Has a Foreign Policy Team

Should Donald Trump become president, he would have a slew of lofty foreign policy promises to fulfill. Trump has vowed to decapitate ISIS, persuade Mexico to pay for a wall along the border, impose harsh penalties on imports from China,...Show More Summary

Read Bernie Sanders’ 1961 Testimony on His University’s Racist Housing Policy

On the campaign trail, Sen. Bernie Sanders often mentions his work as a civil rights activist in the early 1960s, when he was a campus organizer for the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). As a leader of the University of Chicago chapter,...Show More Summary

This Supreme Court Case Show the Perils of Appointing Prosecutors as Judges

The US Supreme Court heard arguments last week as to whether Ronald D. Castille, former chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, should have stepped aside from considering the appeal of a death penalty case he personally greenlighted...Show More Summary

Breaking: Michael Bloomberg Officially Rules Out a Presidential Run

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Monday that he has ruled out a presidential bid. In an editorial on Bloomberg View, Bloomberg wrote that he feared his entry into the race would only strengthen Republican front-runner...Show More Summary

Trump Vows to Counter Attack Ads With Social Media

Republicans not named "Donald J. Trump" are throwing everything they can at the GOP front-runner. The growing anti-Trump movement is pouring more than $10 million into ads targeting the real estate mogul in the upcoming primary battleground states of Illinois and Florida in an effort to stymie Trump's momentum. Show More Summary

This New Study Punches Holes in the Red-State Push for Abortion Counseling

In thirty-eight US states, women are required by law to receive abortion counseling from their physician before undergoing the procedure. But often these women are getting medically inaccurate and misleading information about the procedure...Show More Summary

Sarah Palin Is Attacking Mitt Romney Because Romney Was Mean To Donald Trump

Donald Trump, Don't Take the BaitThe "machine's" deception and nonsensical attack on Trump isn't really an attack on the candidate, it's an attack on conscientious, hardworking, patriotic Americans who know we need a revolution to stop the complicit politicians who are fundamentally transforming America. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Says Mitt Romney "Would Have Dropped To His Knees" For Him

Donald Trump addressed a frenzied crowd in Portland, Maine, on Thursday afternoon during a campaign press conference. The GOP front-runner hit all of his usual marks—calls for building a border wall and deporting undocumented immigrants,...Show More Summary

Chris Christie Slams Critics Who Mocked Him as Trump's Hostage

Responding to recent criticism that he has been overly occupied with Donald Trump's presidential campaign, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie held a press conference on Thursday to defend his recent endorsement of the real estate magnate...Show More Summary

Conservatives Defend Trump Over KKK Dodge

Last Sunday, Donald Trump declined to disavow David Duke, a white supremacist and former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan who asked his supporters to back Trump for president. The next day, Trump blamed his response on a bad earpiece garbling the question. Show More Summary

Watch Mitt Romney Attempt to Tear Down "Phony" Donald Trump

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney slammed Donald Trump on Thursday as "a phony" and "a fraud," urging fellow Republicans to disavow the real estate magnate's bid for the White House. "His promises are as worthless as a degree from Trump University," Romney said at the University of Utah. Show More Summary

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