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Trump campaign hires Cruz's top PR man

Donald Trump has hired the senior communications advisor to former candidate Ted Cruz to head the campaign's press shop...  Read more

With Trump, the GOP Is Heading Toward Oblivion

Over the weekend, the New York Times reported on the Republican National Committee's efforts to squelch the "Dump Trump" movement among delegates...  Read more

An al Qaeda Veteran Released From Gitmo Has Gone Missing

A veteran al Qaeda fighter, and an expert in document forgery who has decades of experience helping jihadists travel internationally without detection, has gone missing after being released from the detention facility at Guantanamo...  Read more

McConnell refuses to say Trump is qualified to be president

Asked several times Sunday whether Donald Trump is qualified to be president of the United States, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined to respond affirmatively...  Read more

Third-party candidates appear to sap more votes from Clinton

Two major new polls released Sunday both show Hillary Clinton losing more declared support than her rival Donald Trump when the Libertarian Gary John Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein are included in the polls...  Read more

Weakening the 2nd Amendment threatens LGBT safety

After the Orlando terrorist attack, LGBT individuals have taken a greater interest in self-defense and continue a decades-long tradition of protecting the community against violent bigotry...  Read more

Stop blaming the NRA for subverting democracy

Though gun control advocates treat NRA election donations as a textbook definition of political corruption, the answer is more routine: gun ownership is popular and a common American political position...  Read more

Court Makes Narrow Ruling on Equal Protection in Affirmative Action Case

Justice Anthony Kennedy said that the school's use of race in admissions "can make a difference [as] to whether an application is accepted or rejected."...  Read more

Slay the “two-party dinosaur”: 4 surprising facts about the Libertarian ticket

Libertarian running mates Gary Johnson and William Weld were given a historic opportunity on Wednesday when CNN broadcast a town hall for the third-party candidates...  Read more

Bad news, millennials: Social Security will be insolvent decades before you retire

The Social Security trust fund is expected to run out in just 18 years, according to a government report released on Wednesday...  Read more

Gowdy, White House in talks over classifying Benghazi report

House Benghazi Committee Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., said Thursday that one of the final hurdles to releasing a final report is an ongoing negotiation with the Obama administration over how much of the report should be classified...  Read more

Britain votes for Brexit

British voters chose Thursday to leave the European Union, a decision that could undermine global growth, upend world politics and create volatility in markets worldwide including the United States...  Read more

Ryan, Republicans Aim Big with Obamacare Replacement

House speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that the House GOP's new Obamacare replacement is focused more on quality than quantity...  Read more

Hillary lied to Anderson Cooper about Wall Street speeches

During a February 3 Democratic Presidential Town Hall, Hillary Clinton told Anderson Cooper that her $675,000 salary for three speeches to Goldman Sachs was justified because that’s the price they offered...  Read more

When will WikiLeaks release Clinton's deleted emails?

"More information will be published about Hillary Clinton, enough to indict her if the US government is courageous enough to do so, in what he predicts will be 'a very big year' for the whistleblowing website," said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a recent interview...  Read more

House floor takeover could last until Friday, beyond

Democrats have been occupying the well of the House since around 11:30 a.m. and said they will not relinquish it until the Republican majority allows votes on two gun control bills...  Read more

Creeping censorship: Governments look to control online speech

At least a dozen countries have enacted laws that restrict online speech, and concern has grown that it’s the beginning, not the end of such restrictions...  Read more

Trump Close in Ohio, Pennsylvania, but Getting Thumped in Florida

A new poll of swing states finds Donald Trump running close to Hillary Clinton in Ohio and Pennsylvania, but also getting thumped in the crucial prize of Florida...  Read more