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Rand Paul 'suspends' his presidential campaign (drops out of race)

Rand Paul becomes the latest Republican candidate to give up on his dream to drive the clown car, and is dropping out of the 2016 presidential race. Paul issued a statement saying: It’s been an incredible honor to run a principled campaign for the White House. Today, I will end where I began, ready and willing to fight for the cause of liberty. [...]Show More Summary

Next One To Drop? Santorum To 'Reassess' Presidential Bid

While Sen. Rick Santorum eked out a win over Gov. Mitt Romney in the 2012 Republican Iowa Caucuses, he could not repeat his success. The former...

Why It Will Be Hard for Sanders to Catch Clinton

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Donald Trump Tweets That Cruz ‘Illegally Stole’ Iowa

The tweet was mysteriously deleted and replaced by something very similar. The post Donald Trump Tweets That Cruz ‘Illegally Stole’ Iowa appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Cruz -- As in Ooze

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HOW MUCH WORSE COULD IT BE RIGHT NOW? Bernie Sanders will ‘absolutely’ change US-UK defence relation…

HOW MUCH WORSE COULD IT BE RIGHT NOW? Bernie Sanders will ‘absolutely’ change US-UK defence relationship if elected president. Sanders campaign says US tired of ‘defending the rest of the world’ as surging candidate closes gap with Hillary Clinton in national polls. Imagining the very worst, immediately after entering the Oval Office, I could see […]

BLUE ON BLUE. Reminder: Bernie Madoff Donated Mostly to Democrats. And it was mostly Democrats w…

BLUE ON BLUE. Reminder: Bernie Madoff Donated Mostly to Democrats. And it was mostly Democrats who donated to Madoff, thus completing the circle. While feeling oh-so-superior to the naive rubes in the big empty space in the middle of  Saul Steinberg’s “View of the World from 9th Avenue” New Yorker cover.

The War on US Sovereignty [Y-not]

OK, that headline may be a bit much, but a couple of items crossed my Twitter feed this week that caught my eye. UK wants authority to serve warrants in USA... https://t.co/FmbwVubwvr— Kelly Campagna (@warriorwoman91) February 6, 2016 Here's a...

Why You Can’t Trust Marco Rubio

The invaluable Mickey Kaus explains: Rubio has now effectively wormed his way into a position where championing mass immigration and amnesty would involve breaking what seems to be an explicit policy pledge. But anyone who has followed Rubio knows that’s exactly what he’ll do. Show More Summary

Rubio Brings Hard Line On Immigration To A Region Trying To Welcome Immigrants

Kate Bruchacova and Susan Laverack with the New Hampshire Partnership for Public Health told ThinkProgress they're worried anti-immigrant rhetoric from Rubio and other Republican candidates could pose a serious setback. The post Rubio Brings Hard Line On Immigration To A Region Trying To Welcome Immigrants appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Proof That U.S. Officials Know They Could Be Deporting People To Their Deaths

In spite of the increasing dangers, the U.S. has yet to halt deportations back to Central America. The post Proof That U.S. Officials Know They Could Be Deporting People To Their Deaths appeared first on ThinkProgress.

What she knows

(Scott Johnson) Hillary Clinton stepped out to make a statement claiming victory in the Iowa caucuses on Monday night. It wasn’t clear that she had won and it still isn’t, but appearances had to be maintained. Clinton gave a six-minute speech (video below) that almost captures her full awfulness. Show More Summary

Exit interview with Gary Doer

Departing tributes from the U.S. Congress: 'Ambassador, you have put a lot of pucks in the net' The post Exit interview with Gary Doer appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Mike's Blog Round Up

Blogging is important. Blogging is essential. The blogosphere isn't quite what it used to be, a truly independent and iconoclastic realm of commentary and dissent, given that blogging has been taken up by large media outlets, and given...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton’s Leftward Shift on Climate

In July, the climate grassroots group 350 Action asked Hillary Clinton at a campaign stop in New Hampshire for her position on banning fossil fuel development on public lands. Clinton gave what she deemed a “responsible answer” thatShow More Summary

Everything You Need to Know about Saturday’s GOP Debate

The eighth Republican debate will take place on Saturday, February 6, in Manchester, New Hampshire. The event starts at 8 p.m. EST and will be hosted by ABC News, with World News Tonight anchor David Muir and chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz moderating. Show More Summary

Will Marco Rubio Finally Be Tested?

Before the Iowa caucuses, the questions facing Republican Party elites were straightforward but existential: Could the divided field of establishment-backed candidates consolidate in time to stop Donald Trump and Ted Cruz? And, if so,...Show More Summary

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