Right-wing extremists who support laws such as this are driven by an insatiable desire to shame women. Most of these legislators are men whose maleness exempts them from ever knowing what it feels like to have no control over their bodies or their daily lives.
Governor John Kasich signed a 20-week abortion ban into law but vetoed stricter legislation that would have forbidden the procedure once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks after conception.
If this presidential election was an airplane flight, we’d all have barf bags on our laps. Just when you think it couldn’t possibly get any worse, it does.
Donald Trump’s candidacy has the Republican Party at a crossroads. Trump won the votes, fair and square, but an ever-larger list of Republican big wigs have shunned his candidacy, revealing it as the racist, sexist, xenophobic ego trip it really is.
Hogan and Kasich join Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Michigan governor Rick Snyder, who have also stated they will not be supporting the presumptive Republican nominee.
Some 24 states and Washington D.C. currently allow some type of medical marijuana use, and just a handful of states allow its recreational use. It remains illegal on the federal level. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who earlier this year dropped out of the U.S. presidential race, signed the bill on Wednesday.
Donald Trump is now the lone Republican in the 2016 race. It seems the Party of Lincoln is finally united, but this is hardly the sort of union that Lincoln imagined.
Despite Donald Trump’s frightening rise, Democrats have a better chance at winning the upcoming presidential election, according to surveys perform by RAND Corporation, a private, nonpartisan think tank.
Sanders’ top campaign aides said they would meet Wednesday to discuss their plans for the rest of the race—where they vowed to compete in all of the states including California. But they began to telegraph they’d be pleased if the Democratic Party embraced his core proposals such as making public universities tuition free and paying for that with a Wall St. trading tax.
If you’re following along, either to keep abreast of current events or for pure schadenfreude, we’ve compiled each state’s delegate math and most recent polling to help keep track.
Republican presidential candidates John Kasich and Ted Cruz announced today that their campaigns would coordinate to keep party frontrunner Donald Trump from securing the necessary votes to win the nomination. A look at the agreement’s fine print indicates there is more than meets the eye.
The failure to fulfill his promise to release returns back to 2007 — when Bernie Sanders was first elected to the U.S. Senate from Vermont — erodes the likelihood that other Presidential candidates this cycle and in the future will release their own complete returns
Sanders had made available only his and wife Jane’s 2014 Form 1040, a summary lacking crucial details about their sources of income, deductions, and tax strategy.
It is also puzzling that the media generally and the top newspaper editorial pages in particular remain so tolerant of stonewalling on taxes by all the candidates. That wasn’t their attitude toward disclosure four years ago, when Mitt Romney tried that strategy.
Bernie Sanders might be the “insurgent” candidate for the Democratic nomination, but don’t assume his supporters are any more enthusiastic about his candidacy.
Donald Trump could take a giant step on Tuesday toward securing the Republican presidential nomination if he wins the Florida and Ohio primaries.
“The Republican Party does not have the superstructure to resolve a convention deadlock. There are no more bosses. The state party leaders are largely impotent. The party lacks elder statesmen.”