Fresh off of bashing Hillary Clinton in his RNC speech last night, Donald Trump took aim at Ted Cruz during a press conference on July 22. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
David Duke, the former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, announced Friday that he would run for the US Senate in Louisiana. "I'm proud to announce my candidacy for United States Senate," he said in a video posted to YouTube. "I believe in equal rights for all and respect for all Americans. Show More Summary
You'd think someone in charge would have told the lackeys scouring social media for stuff to put up on the big screens at Quicken Loans Arena for the Republican National Convention to spend just a little bit of time screening those tweets. Show More Summary
“As you know from his other career, Donald likes to fire people.” That was New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) talking to the donor class in a closed-door meeting at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week. Christie was both recalling the reality television career of Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, and projecting […]
Last week witnessed what may be the last act of an unfolding struggle between two major Islamic movements in Turkey. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused exiled Islamic leader Fethullah Gulen of plotting last week's failed coup against the government. Show More Summary
Peter Thiel addresses the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 22, 2016. Photo via YouTube I wrote about Trump’s speech nomination acceptance speech earlier today – I was impressed with his speech in terms of its political...Show More Summary
On Thursday night, the Republican National Convention played The Beatles' 1969 song "Here Comes The Sun" as an introduction to Ivanka Trump's speech, and the estate of the late singer George Harrison, who wrote the song, took to Twitter...Show More Summary
REVOLT ON THE LEFT: Liberals press Clinton not to pick Kaine for VP. Liberal Democrats are launching an eleventh-hour campaign against Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) joining Hillary Clinton’s presidential ticket. The advocates say Kaine, a moderate who’s risen to the top of the VP shortlist, should be disregarded both for his positions on trade and […]
On Thursday a US State Department press briefing was interrupted when spokesman John Kirby stopped to ask a reporter if he was playing Pokemon Go. Kirby stopped mid-sentence to say, "you're playing the Pokemon thing right there, aren't you? Here's the exchange via the State Department transcript: Kirby: ... Show More Summary
THE END OF SECULAR TURKEY: The state of emergency is over when the purge of the military is over. Speaking to Reuters on Thursday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the state of emergency could be extended beyond three months, primary to facilitate the purge of the armed forces. He said that “this state of […]
Americans want restrictions on abortion. As I sit in the Knights of Columbus soon-to-open to about 18,000 pilgrims Mercy Centre in Krakow for World Youth Day, from their headquarters in New Haven, Conn., comes release of a new Marist poll they’ve commissioned on the question. Show More Summary
Now that eliminating sexual harassment is a top priority for the National Park Service, Director Jonathan Jarvis is laying out the steps he is taking to create a “zero tolerance” culture. “First, some have asked what it means for the National Park Service to have a zero tolerance policy for sexual harassment,” Jarvis wrote in an email last week to […]
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CHARLOTTE -- Hillary Clinton will formally claim the endorsement Monday of retired Marine Gen. John R. Allen, the latest move by her campaign intended to bolster the military and national security credentials of the presumptive Democratic nominee. Allen plans to announce his backing of Clinton, the former secretary of state, prior to a speech she […]
The demonstrations, largely driven by Sanders supporters, have been peaceful so far
Urged to be more open about changes, the Supreme Court has started pointing out after-the-fact edits, both stylistic and factual, to its opinions.
The party will attempt to find unity under a “United Together” theme, and Bernie Sanders will get one last chance to push his agenda on a big stage as he speaks.