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16 Candidates Pledged To Support The GOP Nominee. Here’s Where They Are Now.

The the RNC pushed a party loyalty pledge after Trump was the only GOP candidate to refuse to rule out an independent presidential bid during the first debate last August.

June 30, 2016
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Trump Refuses To Rule Out Third-Party Run If He Loses GOP Nomination

When pressed to rule out an independent run, the New York billionaire said, “I’m gonna have to see how I was treated. It’s very simple.”

April 4, 2016
U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump holds up a signed pledge during a press availability at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Trump, Cruz, Kasich Tear Up Their Pledge To Support GOP Nominee

“I have been treated very unfairly,” the real estate mogul said, singling out the Republican National Committee and the GOP establishment.

March 30, 2016

Gates Foundation Gives 50 Million To Ebola Fight

Washington (AFP) — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said Wednesday it was pledging $50 million to help boost the fight against the Ebola outbreak as overwhelmed medical teams in west Africa struggle to contain the disease. The foundation said in a statement it would immediately release funds to U.N. agencies and international organizations involved […]

September 10, 2014

What Does Obama’s Speech Mean For The Supercommittee?

President Obama announced his $3 trillion deficit reduction proposal today, which has many on the left praising the president’s willingness to tax the wealthy and many on the right grumbling. But what does this mean for the 12 members of the “supercommittee” tasked with reducing the deficit? Obama said in his speech today, “I will […]

September 19, 2011

Republican Tax King Frees Lawmakers To Let Bush Tax Cuts Expire

Grover Norquist, whose conservative watchdog group Americans for Tax Reform has convinced basically every Republican running for Congress over the last decade to sign a never-raise-any-taxes pledge, told The Washington Post‘s editorial board that, to their (and, I think, the world’s) astonishment, that GOP congressmen who vote to let some or all Bush tax cuts […]

July 21, 2011