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Matt Lauer’s Terrible Forum Earns Him Internet Ire: #LaueringTheBar

Matt Lauer is fielding a slew of criticism after his hosting of Wednesday’s Commander-In-Chief Forum on NBC, during which he allowed Donald Trump to get away with blatant lies and focused much of his time with Hillary Clinton on her use of a private email server.

September 8, 2016
Clinton Foundation

Clinton Foundation Awarded Top Rating By Charity Watchdog Group

The Clinton Foundation been awarded four stars, the top possible rating, by charity watchdog group Charity Navigator.

September 1, 2016

Why A Gun Safety Group Is Backing Two Republicans

In a rare move, a leading gun-safety political action committee co-founded by Gabrielle Giffords—the shooting survivor who is a former Democratic U.S. representative from Arizona—has endorsed two Republican senators in their races for re-election.

August 26, 2016
Republican U.S. Presidential nominee Donald Trump attends a campaign event at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine August 4, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Trump’s Campaign Purchased $55,000 Worth Of His Own Book

Donald Trump’s campaign spent $55,055 at Barnes & Noble, according to a filing with the Federal Election Commission and a new report by The Daily Beast, on purchases of his own book.

August 24, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver, Colorado, U.S., July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Trump Calls Immigrants ‘Great People’ And ‘Horrible People’ Within Span Of A Minute

A day after arguing that there are “gang members,” “killers,” and “bad people” that we need to “get out of this country,” Donald Trump is once again trying to contort himself into a new stance on undocumented immigrants living in the Unites States.

August 24, 2016
Donald Trump supporters during a campaign event for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S., August 13, 2016. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Young People Have Abandoned Trump In Almost Record Numbers, Polls Show

According to a new USA TODAY/Rock The Vote poll, Donald Trump is performing at almost record lows among young voters.

August 15, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks to the Detroit Economic Club at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Trump Tries To Explain Away ISIS Remark As ‘Sarcasm’

‘I love watching these poor, pathetic people (pundits) on television working so hard and so seriously to try and figure me out. They can’t!’

August 12, 2016

GOP Senator: Not ‘Much Worry’ Of A Trump Presidency If He Can’t Change

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake said on Tuesday that Republican nominee Donald Trump will not be able to win the presidential election, and should not win it, if he maintains the positions that he holds now, including his harsh stance on immigration.

August 10, 2016

Christie, On Mexico Trade Mission, Skirts Immigration Issue

By Maddie Hanna, The Philadelphia Inquirer MEXICO CITY — He crossed a border that has fueled intense debate over illegal immigration for three days of trade talks in a country once home to many of the more than 11 million undocumented immigrants estimated to be living in the United States. New Jersey Gov. Christie, however, […]

September 5, 2014

Hillary Clinton On Ferguson: ‘We Can Do Better’

San Francisco (AFP) — Hillary Clinton, a potential 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, has weighed in for the first time on the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, saying America can do better. The August 9 killing of Michael Brown, 18, and the subsequent crackdown on demonstrators in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson revived […]

August 29, 2014

Islamic State Shifts War Plan, United States At ‘Tipping Point’

Washington (AFP) — Signs the United States may strike Islamic State militants in their Syrian stronghold reveal a shift in the politics of foreign war in Washington, after the trauma of the post-Iraq era. A year ago, President Barack Obama was set to bomb Syria — but balked at the last minute after sizing up […]

August 26, 2014

Sen. Warren Is Tribune Of Left And Its Fondest White House Wish

By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau DETROIT — “Is this the line for the groupies?” Amanda Knief asked the question with a laugh, but liberal fervor for Sen. Elizabeth Warren runs deep, as evidenced by the fans who’d gathered some 90 minutes before the Massachusetts Democrat took the stage in Detroit recently at the nation’s […]

July 31, 2014

RNC Launches ‘Poor Hillary Clinton’ Website

In another attempt to discredit Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign before it even exists, the Republican National Committee has launched www.poorhillaryclinton.com, a website that mocks Clinton’s comments that she was “dead broke” when she and President Bill Clinton left the White House. “We came out of the White House not only dead broke, but in […]

July 21, 2014