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Trump Clinton

Trump Attacks Clinton In Latest Campaign Speech

Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton felt the brunt end of Donald Trump’s campaign tactics on Monday in Michigan. Two days after Clinton’s debate performance where she stated Trump’s speeches were being used by ISIS as part of its recruiting videos, the Republican candidate fired back at her. “She’s a liar!” Trump said at a rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Various political fact-checkers seem to back up…


Lindsey Graham

Graham Drops Out

With just weeks left until the Iowa caucus, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) recognized the writing on the wall. During a conference call Monday, Graham told supporters he was suspending his race, effectively ending his chances for the White House. His decision lands on the day where he needed to remove his name from the ballot in his home state of South Carolina. “I was hoping…


Vladimir Putin

Russian Leader Putin Endorses Trump For President

Apparently it is not just Donald Trump who thinks his presidency would create a good partnership with Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin practically endorsed the billionaire Republican presidential candidate during his annual press conference with Russian media on Thursday. “He’s a really brilliant and talented person, without any doubt,” Russia’s leader told reporters, according to a translation by Interfax. “It’s not our job to judge…


Ted Cruz and Donald Trump

Trump Targets Cruz During Weekend Campaigning

With the news poll showing Texas Sen. Ted Cruz climbing to the top spot, Donald Trump has gone on the attack to try to reclaim his position. Over the weekend, J. Ann Selzer, known as one of the top pollsters in the nation, issued a new report showing Cruz was up on Trump and the rest of the Republican field with 31 percent of the…


Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio Crawls Closer to New Hampshire Lead

Recent polls have shown Florida Sen. Marco Rubio gaining steam in the Republican race for president. The latest shows him virtually tied for the lead among likely voters in New Hampshire, the nation’s first primary. Rubio, the junior senator from the Sunshine State, has been tracking upwards in New Hampshire and nationally but still struggled against Donald Trump’s seemingly insurmountable lead since this summer. But,…


Southern Baptist Leader Moore Calls on Religious to Dump Trump

Russell Moore, the head of one of the Southern Baptist church’s commissions, has called for Christians to speak out against Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric. In an opinion piece posted on his blog, and later picked up by multiple media outlets, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission said that those who care “an iota about religious liberty should denounce this…


Trump and Muslim

Trumps Wants Border Closed To Muslim Population

Republican Candidate says too large of Muslim population seek to destroy America and subvert Constitution. Donald Trump called for a “complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” late Monday afternoon. In a release posted on his website, the Republican presidential candidate stated that the shutdown needs to occur until “our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.” “According to Pew Research, among…


Ted Cruz Takes Iowa Lead

While the nation has been focused on Donald Trump and Ben Carson, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has been working hard at setting himself up as the experienced alternative to the two candidates. It seems the work is paying off as the latest poll by Monmouth University shows the conservative firebrand taking his first lead for the Iowa Caucus. Cruz, who has been a thorn in…


Trump, Clinton Differ on How To Combat ISIS

Hours before President Barack Obama spoke to the nation about the attack on San Bernardino, those seeking to replace him in next year’s elections laid out their opinions on how to combat terrorism domestically and abroad. Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, wanted to meld the arguments of combating terrorism with gun control laws saying that “we have to up our game against terrorists abroad…


Senate Approval of Ex-Im May Not Change Anything…Yet

While the Senate’s approval of the Export-Import Bank on Thursday night caused a lot of consternation among conservatives who were successful in shuttering it earlier in the year, turning the lights doesn’t necessarily mean the operation will resume. That’s because the controversial agency lacks enough board members to approve of the larger loans that conservatives do not like. After the The Senate approved a long-term…