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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

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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

Report: Donald Trump Volunteers Are Forbidden from Criticizing Him for the Rest of Their Lives

Volunteers on the mission to Make America Great Again are apparently chill with signing away their First Amendment rights. According to a report from the Daily Dot, which got a hold of a leaked contract from Trump's presidential campaign, volunteers are forbidden from speaking ill of the real estate magnate or any of his family members—for life. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Conveniently Forgets He Promised to Pay His Violent Supporters' Legal Fees

Donald Trump has backed off from his pledge to pay the legal fees of supporters who attack protesters at his rallies—a reversal that has come after a Trump supporter sucker-punched a protester in the face at a rally in North Carolina last week. "I don't condone violence," Trump told Good Morning America's George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Watch Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda Freestyle with President Obama

During a visit to the White House on Monday, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the star and creator of the enormously popular Broadway show "Hamilton," stopped by the Rose Garden to showcase his freestyle skills with a little help from President Obama. The...Show More Summary

Governor Nikki Haley Warns Trump is Inciting "Dangerous" Hate

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley on Saturday told Republicans in Florida that Donald Trump is promoting the kind of "hate" that can lead to violence, reminding them of the shooting of black churchgoers in Charleston last year. Haley was speaking at a county GOP dinner in The Villages, the world's largest retirement community, on behalf of Sen. Show More Summary

My Dad Was At the Trump Rally in Chicago: Here's What He Saw

A Donald Trump rally in Chicago turned violent Friday evening just hours after a man was bloodied at an earlier rally in St. Louis. Several fights broke out at the rally at the University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion before a Trump staffer, citing safety concerns, announced the event had been postponed about 30 minutes after the scheduled 6 p.m. Show More Summary

Another Trump Rally Turns Violent in St. Louis

A Donald Trump rally in St. Louis on Friday became the latest campaign event to turn violent, joining multiple others this week in a growing pattern of routine violence at Trump gatherings. At least one protester was bloodied at the St. Show More Summary

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

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