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Democratic Party Interns’ Selfie Couldn’t Be More Different Than Paul Ryan's

(TIME) — Interns working for the Democratic party took a group selfie in response Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s controversial selfie of Capitol …

Democratic Party
Donald Trump
Government

Who is Killing Free Speech?

<i>Trigger Warning</i> – The following statements and questions are considered <i>microaggressions</i> on some college and university campuses: “America is the land of opportunity. Where are you from? I believe the most qualified person should get the job.”<p>The fight over free speech exploded into the spotlight …

Mark Leibovich: Trump's success due to 'racism, gullibility' of GOP voters

<b>Chicago (CNN) —</b> Mark Leibovich believes political reporters need to stop using words like "frustrated" and "angry" when referring to voters' support for GOP front-runner Donald Trump and start being far more blunt.<p>"One of my peeves is that the press always says, 'Oh, well, the voters are just …

University of Chicago

7 questions on Trump's foreign policy answered by a national security expert

As Donald Trump continues to amass delegates in primary contests, the Republican front-runner's remarks on foreign policy have caused some …

Bernie Sanders
Israel

Why Conservatives Increasingly Care Where You Pee

There's alarming overlap between states where bathroom access is being debated and those with contested Congressional seats<p>South Dakotans narrowly …

Marathon filibuster: Missouri Democrats try to block anti-gay, religious freedom bill

Passing the 24 hour mark, Missouri Senate Democrats continue to filibuster in hopes of halting the advance of a constitutional amendment that would …

Political Science

South Carolina House Passes Second Amendment Preservation Act That Snubs Washington

<b>Cynthia Roldan, The Post and Courier</b><p><b>COLUMBIA</b> — The S.C. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday along a party-line vote that prevents the state from enforcing federal gun laws that took effect this year.<p>The Second Amendment Preservation Act directs state officials to not enforce any …

Listen to the Donald Trump voters: It has taken an ignorant demagogue to tell truth about GOP, humiliate party establishment

The right has sold the working class a bill of goods and massive lies for decades. They’re not buying it anymore<p>For the last several decades, the Republican party has been selling a simple economic message to its base: what is good for rich people is good for you too. And, until this election, the …

Income Inequality

Hillary’s Trump strategy: Clinton has a secret weapon — which Cruz and Rubio missed out on — to take down the GOP front-runner

Clinton’s campaign is taking Donald Trump seriously and giving itself a valuable anti-Trump resource: Time<p>Hillary Clinton is doing what pretty much every Republican in the country failed to do – she’s taking Donald Trump seriously. After last night’s Super Tuesday romp, it’s looking highly likely …

Donald Trump
Government

What's Killing Americans? Guns, Cars and Drugs

Guns, vehicle crashes and drug overdoses help explain a big part of why Americans die, on average, so much younger than people in other countries, government researchers said Tuesday.<p>They looked at three very American causes of death and found they go a long way to explaining the gap between the …

Biomedicine

The Fox News debate showed how Republicans created the Trump problem now destroying them

The agenda of Thursday's Fox News-hosted Republican debate, like the agenda of the Republican party itself, was pretty plainly to undermine Donald Trump. He is a threat to the party and is at war even with Fox News, so it was unsurprising that the first round of questions was explicitly designed to …

Megyn Kelly
Guns

Professor Kicks out Police Officer Who Is a Student Over His Gun in Darton State College

A police officer, who was in uniform, was attending a class in Darton State College in Albany, Georgia, where he is a student.<p>But an instructor …

College & University

UN Says US Must Pay Slavery Reparations And Build Monuments For Black People

Recently the United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent was on a fact-finding mission in America. Their final report won’t …

Beyonce gets political at the Super Bowl: Singer performs 'Black Lives Matter rallying cry' - as her dancers dress as Black Panthers, pay tribute to Malcolm X and demand justice for man shot dead by cops

• <b>Beyonce delivered her message during performance of new single Formation at halftime during Super Bowl 50</b>• <b><br>Her backing dancers appeared dressed as</b> …

5 worst right-wing moments of the week — Marco Rubio was programmed without shame

The Florida senator politicizes Obama’s mosque visit, while Bill O’Reilly outs himself as a Donald Trump supporter<p>Furious campaigning in New Hampshire in the run-up to the primary resulted in a litany of absurdities from the right-wing conserv-o-verse this week. Republican candidates and Fox …

Republicans
Donald Trump

Donald Trump Flubs Bible Verse at Christian University and Twitter Titters: 'Two Corinthians Walk into a Bar '

Donald Trump flubbed a Bible reference while speaking at a campaign event at Virginia’s Liberty University on Monday – and the religious crowd was …

Trump says very curious things about God, church and the Bible

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump turned a Bible reference into a laugh line at Liberty University on Monday when he referenced “2 Corinthians” — the book of the Bible more commonly known as “Second Corinthians.” The stumble wasn’t fatal — just indicative of, perhaps, an unfamiliarity …

Donald Trump
Donald Trump