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Ted Cruz Is Asked If He’s ‘One of Those’ Who Doesn’t Believe President Obama Is a Christian. Here’s How He Responds.

When Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) was asked Saturday if he’s “one of those” who doesn’t believe Barack Obama is a Christian, the GOP presidential candidate said he wouldn’t speculate on Obama’s spirituality.<p>“The president’s faith is between him and God,” Cruz told reporters in Des Moines, Iowa, the …

Mike Huckabee is bashing Obama for nominating an openly gay Army secretary

"It's clear President Obama is more interested in appeasing America's homosexuals than honoring America's heroes," said Huckabee.<p>He added that the rate of veteran suicides were "out of control" and that he thought military readiness was low, yet it is unclear how the sexual orientation of the …

Republican disappointment with renaming of Mt. McKinley sparks petition drive to rename Reagan airport

President Obama returning the name of the United States’ tallest mountain from Mount McKinley to Denali has sparked a name-game feud, most recently Republicans under attack by an influential liberal PAC that is setting its sights on Ronald Reagan National Airport.<p>The group, CREDO Action, the …

Donald Trump attacks Clinton aide Huma Abedin over husband Weiner

Donald Trump on Friday night criticised Huma Abedin, a key aide to Hillary Clinton, and seemed to imply sensitive information had been leaked to her husband, former congressman Anthony Weiner.<p>Donald Trump wants to deport 11 million migrants: is that even possible?<p>Read more<p>The real-estate mogul, who …

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Trump bashes Bush on Photoshop fail

Donald Trump on Saturday sought to give Jeb Bush a black eye over a black hand.<p>Trump wailed on the former Florida governor for a Photoshopped picture in a campaign leaflet sent out by a pro-Bush super PAC that shows him with a black left hand, and his body apparently super-imposed on a picture of …

Chris Christie fades into darkness

Sinking in the polls and struggling to gain traction in New Hampshire, the New Jersey governor could be relegated to the 'kiddie table' debate next month.<p>He was supposed to be the brash, blunt New York-area candidate who told it like it is. Then came Donald Trump.<p>Chris Christie, the voluble New …

It didn’t start with Limbaugh and Trump: The deep roots of the GOP’s war on women

Though Rush & The Donald draw attention for their vulgar misogyny, conservative assault on equality dates to Nixon<p>Donald Trump reduces the dog whistles of Movement Conservatism into cartoons that expose them for what they really are. Movement leaders profess to be shocked by his crude attacks on …

Here's why Donald Trump won't win the Republican presidential nomination

Donald Trump’s authoritative lead in early polling in the 2016 Republican race for the presidential nomination has left Americans excited, confused and afraid.<p>Donald Trump tells Alabama pep rally 'I want the election to be held tomorrow'<p>Read more<p>Trump hasn’t been out of first place in national …

Government

The GOP's fantasy of a bigger Navy

The GOP presidential field may not agree on everything, but it’s quickly coalescing around one big idea: vastly increasing the size of the Navy.<p>But the Republican vow — to go from 273 ships today to as many as 350 — is likely to run aground due to the enormous price tag for a military buildup that …

Encryption — used in everything from online banking to email — is so ubiquitous, one wonders if candidates have ever talked to a computer scientist<p>Jeb “I’m my own man” Bush sounds more and more like his know-nothing ex-president brother every day. This time, in between defending the Iraq War and …

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