I had Ben Carson figured for a Fred Thompson-type candidate — amiable and telegenic but lacking the energy and shamelessness to make it in a GOP primary. Maybe I’ve underestimated him: Dr. Ben Carson … has launched a social media response effort to the Oregon gunman’s reported targeting of Christians in his shooting spree on [Read more...]
Vice President Joe Biden began his Saturday night keynote speech to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), “A number of you have said to me over the last three to four years…” and an audience member yelled,“You should run!” Biden responded: “Thank yo… The post VP Joe Biden Hits Homophobic GOP Candidates, Celebrates Gay Rights Activists in HRC Speech: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) told CNN that the Republican presidential candidates who use — or don’t correct — those who use derogatory language are hurting the GOP’s chances at the White House. Said McCain: “I think we are hurting ourselves [...]
Satan is planting ideas in scientists' heads and other assaults on reality in the crazytown GOP primary. The conservative war on reality is getting real juice from the Republican primary. Over a dozen major candidates are jockeying for...Show More Summary
By Kathleen Turner | (Otherwords.org) “The leading GOP candidates have aligned themselves with a platform based on endangering women’s health care access. In the first two Republican presidential debates, the candidates slugged…
'Oh, there are homophobes still left. Most of the are running for President, I think.'
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tore into GOP hopeful Mike Huckabee and anti-gay Kentucky clerk Kim Davis in a speech to the Human Rights Campaign on Saturday for denying LGBT people their constitutional rights. “I wish that all the progress that we’ve made was so...
Dan Balz: “The Republican presidential contest is not, regardless of what is seems some days, all about Donald Trump. There’s another dynamic unfolding that has almost nothing to do with the businessman-politician currently atop the polls but that will have [...]
How easy it is to mock the Republican candidates. They're the gang in the clown car climbing all over each other to offer a reactionary message of disarray that has all but destroyed the chances of the Bush family dynasty continuing....Show More Summary
(AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul says his home state of Kentucky needs a governor who stands up to the federal government he wants to lead. Paul, a U.S. senator from Kentucky, made a pitch for the state's GOP gubernatorial nominee, Matt Bevin, at a campaign event in Frankfort.
Mike Huckabee – Former Governor of Arkansas, GOP presidential candidate and author of “God, Guns, Grits and Gravy” – joined... The post Mike Huckabee: If Umpqua Shooter Would Have Targeted Muslims not Christians, Obama Would Have Said Something (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
"An embarrassment for our country,” said Sanders of Trump. Bernie Sanders doesn't do negative campaigning. In his decades of public service, he has never run an attack ad. He does, however, believe in challenging the views of his opponents. Show More Summary
When asked at a Friday campaign stop in Iowa if he'd support 50 percent clean energy in the United States by 2030, GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson replied, "I want more than 50 percent." The 50 percent by 2030 mark comes from the advocacy group NextGen Climate, which has launched a campaign pushing candidates on the issue. Show More Summary
Presidential candidates’ reactions to latest mass shooting adhered to party lines, as Democrats pushed for stricter laws and GOP was quick to blame mental illness Presidential candidates are weighing their very public consciences in the aftermath of the Oregon college shooting, as Democrats and...
So far, four Republican candidates have released details of their tax plans. And yet all four are missing something -- as Donald Trump would put it -- HUGE. Among many ideas, Jeb Bush wants to lower tax rates across the board for both individuals and corporations as well as cut back the capital gains rate. Show More Summary
Americans don’t have to look very far to know the country is facing a retirement crisis. For most of us, a quick check of our own retirement account should do the trick. Or a glance at the newspaper. So why is it that as presidential...Show More Summary
Are the Obamacare wars over? The leading GOP presidential candidates have been spending all of their time sniping at each other over immigration, and talk of doing away with Obamacare has been largely relegated to policy briefs that hardly anyone reads. Show More Summary
A new Pew Research survey finds that in the last five months the percentage of voters who say it is more important for a presidential candidate to have “new ideas and a different approach” has surged – with virtually all [...]
Once again, the GOP hawks tax cuts to make the rich richer. In Washington, Republicans have been threatening to shut down the government over spending they don’t like and the federal debt. But on the 2016 campaign trail, the leading GOP presidential candidates are hawking tax cuts for the wealthy, which would blow up the federal debt. Show More Summary
Trevor Noah capped off his first week as host of "The Daily Show" Thursday night with a segment comparing GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump to a variety of disreputable African leaders and dictators. It was the clearest glimpse yet of what the Noah-era "Daily Show" might look like, a piece...