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  • Watch: Anti-Trump Protesters In New Mexico Jump On Police Cars

    05/25/2016 3:42:24 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 25,2016 | Ian Hanchett
    Protesters outside presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trumpís Tuesday rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico jumped on police cars in footage broadcast by CNN.
  • LIVE STREAM:Wednesday,5/25/2016 Trump rally in Anaheim, CA Anaheim Convention Center 12:00PM PDT.

    05/25/2016 1:58:48 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 31 replies
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016: Live stream of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Anaheim, CA at the Anaheim Convention Center beginning at 12:00 PM PDT. Anaheim, CA Anaheim Convention Center beginning at 12:00 PM PDT.
  • Trump plans Friday morning campaign stop in Fresno (Trump Train rolls into FR HQ)

    05/24/2016 9:36:44 PM PDT · by Drago · 31 replies
    The Fresno Bee ^ | 05/24/2016 | JOHN ELLIS
    Donald Trump campaign announces 10 a.m. Friday speech at Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center
  • TRUMP 77% in WA

    05/24/2016 8:03:10 PM PDT · by profit_guy · 81 replies
    Politico ^ | May 24, 2016
    Politico declares Trump winner in WA
  • State Dept. sets single-day record for Syrian refugee approvals, renewing security fears

    05/24/2016 4:43:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies
    washington times ^ | 5/24/2016 | Stephen Dinan
    The State Department admitted 80 Syrian refugees on Tuesday and 225 on Monday, setting a new single-day record, as President Obama surges to try to meet his target of 10,000 approvals this year ó sparking renewed fears among security experts who say corners are being cut to meet a political goal. Officials insisted theyíre moving faster because theyíre getting better at screening, and say theyíre still running all the traps on applicants. But the new spike in numbers is stunning, with more people accepted on Monday alone than were approved in the entire months of January or February.
  • Santorum endorses Trump

    05/24/2016 4:39:03 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 84 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 24, 2016 | Jesse Byrnes
    Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) is throwing his support behind controversial presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. "I'm 100 percent," Santorum said Tuesday during an interview on Fox News's "On The Record," when asked if he was supporting or endorsing Trump. "That's endorse." Santorum, who backed Marco Rubio after dropping out of the race himself in February, said he spoke with Trump more than a week ago and he said the businessman asked for his support. The former Senator indicated a top reason for endorsing Trump is the vacant Supreme Court seat. Santorum said he made a couple suggestions...
  • WA State Primary (LIVE THREAD)

    05/24/2016 2:37:08 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 149 replies
    Today at 11:00 PM EDT, polls in the last primary held in May - Washington State - will close. Primaries in both Republican and Democratic contests.
  • Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

    05/24/2016 11:00:56 AM PDT · by rarestia · 54 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May. 24, 2016 | MARINA STARLEAF RIKER
    Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country. Most people entered in the "Rap Back" database elsewhere in the U.S. are those in "positions of trust," such as school teachers and bus drivers, said Stephen Fischer of the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services Division. Hawaii could be the first state to add gun owners. "I don't like the idea of us being entered into a database. It basically tells us that they know where...
  • Dear FReepers, We need a big push in the next week to take our FReepathon over the top!! [LIV]

    05/24/2016 9:17:12 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 46 replies
    Click here to donate via secure server ^ | May 24, 2016 | Jim Robinson
    Dear FReepers, We need a big push in the next week or so to take our FReepathon over the top!! FR is funded solely by contributions made by the liberty loving patriots who love and use it. We are beholden to no political party. No advertisers, no outsiders, no sugar daddies, no corporate string pullers. No commercial ads. No annoying pop-ups. No ad tracking. No mail campaigns. No spam. Definitely no government subsidies or tax breaks. We are self-funded, fiercely independent and enjoy our freedom to speak plainly in the support of God, family, country, liberty!! But we cannot exist...
  • LIVE THREAD:Trump rally Tuesday, May 24, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO @ 7PM MDT

    05/24/2016 8:02:24 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 819 replies
    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is scheduled to appear in Albuquerque Tuesday.The rally will take place Tuesday, May 24 at the Albuquerque Convention Center at 7 p.m. MDT ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO Albuquerque, New Mexicoís largest city, sits in the high desert. Its modern Downtown core contrasts with Old Town, dating to the cityís 1706 founding as a Spanish colony. Old Town is filled with historic adobe buildings, such as San Felipe de Neri Church, and shops selling Native American handicrafts. The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center traces the areaís tribal history. Population: 902,797 Albuquerque Convention Center @ 9pm EDT Busy...
  • TRUMP GOES THERE=> ďSome ThinkĒ Death of Vince Foster ďWas Absolutely a MURDERĒ

    05/24/2016 7:21:52 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 173 replies
    Thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 5/23/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Clinton White House advisor and longtime friend Vince Foster, Jr. reportedly committed suicide in 1993. His passing was the highest ranking government official¬ís death since President John Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963. Hillary Clinton waited 30 hours before telling her own husband about the suicide note left behind by Foster!Donald Trump suggested Foster‚Äôs death was ‚Äúabsolutely murder.‚ÄĚThe Washington Post reported: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is reviving some of the ugliest political chapters of the 1990s with escalating personal attacks on Bill Clinton¬ís character ¬ó centered on past accusations of sexual assault ¬ó amid...
  • ABC poll: Trump surge due to massive 36% millennial swing

    05/24/2016 6:50:28 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 86 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | 5/23/2016 | Ron Meyer
    A shocking new poll from ABC News reveals Hillary Clinton is losing to Donald Trump nationwide 46 percent to 44 percent. Thatís an 11 percent shift from March, when Trump trailed Clinton by 9 points. What was the biggest driver in this shift in the polls? Surprisingly, itís young voters. Clintonís support among young voters ages 18 to 29 has dropped 19 percent since March ó and Trump has gained 17 percent support from the same demographic. Thatís a 36 percent swing. While Clinton leads Trump in the demographic 45 to 42 percent, this margin in the general election would...
  • Trump slams Hillary Clinton for not 'protecting women' featuring voices of Bill's rape accusers

    05/24/2016 6:33:36 AM PDT · by Fai Mao · 28 replies
    Mail Online ^ | David Martosko
    Donald Trump's latest effort to saddle Hillary Clinton with her husband's sexual indiscretions hit Instagram like a bomb on Monday. 'Is Hillary really protecting women?' Trump tweeted, along with a link to a short video featuring the voices of two of Bill's sexual-assault accusers, Juanita Broaddrick and Kathleen Willey. The 15-second video also includes a reference to Clinton's former White House intern paramour Monica Lewinsky, in the form of a stogie clenched between the former president's teeth.
  • Clinton declines Fox News debate with Sanders

    Hillary Clinton has declined an invitation to participate in a Democratic debate on Fox News, the campaign said Monday evening.
  • Romanian hacker who says he breached Clinton server finalizing plea deal

    05/23/2016 12:39:45 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 23, 2016 | Catherine Herridge, Pamela K. Browne
    The Romanian hacker who claimed he easily breached Hillary Clintonís personal email server is finalizing a plea deal with the FBI and U.S. attorney, Fox News has learned. Marcel Lehel Lazar, the 44-year-old hacker also known as ďGuccifer,Ē first gave indications he wanted to cooperate with the U.S. government in mid-April, during an interview with Fox News. Lazar, in a subsequent discussion, said he was working on a plea deal Ė he then suspended media contact earlier this month. On Monday, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia confirmed that a change of plea hearing...
  • Freddie Gray case: Officer Nero found not guilty of all charges

    05/23/2016 8:02:12 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 101 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | May 23, 2016 | By Justin Fenton and Kevin Rector
    Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero was found not guilty of all charges by a judge Monday morning for his role in the arrest of Freddie Gray. Nero, 30, had been charged with second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and two counts of misconduct in office, all related to his role in Gray's initial detention and arrest on April 12, 2015.
  • Supreme Court sides with death row inmate in racial discrimination case

    05/23/2016 7:32:24 AM PDT · by Dacula · 13 replies
    CNN ^ | 5-23-16 | Ariane de Vogue
    The Supreme Court Monday morning ruled in favor of a death row inmate in a case concerning race discrimination in jury selection.
  • Trump Now Leading In National Poll Averages

    05/22/2016 3:41:00 PM PDT · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 52 replies
    Unsealed.org ^ | 05/22/16 | Ricardo R. Galvan
    Trump Now Leading In National Poll Averages Ricardo R. Galvan Sunday, May 22, 2016 Despite claims by the media that Trump would likely lose the election against Hillary (while absurdly claiming that John Kasich performed the best in a head on fight with Clinton), the RCP average of national polls now gives Trump a slight edge. The Hill reports: Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has overtaken Democratic front-runnerHillary Clinton in an average of head-to-head national polls, according to the RealClearPolitics average of polls.Trump leads Clinton by 0.2 percentage points, 43.4 percent to 43.2 percent in the average, overtaking the...
  • Newt Gingrich: By November, Trump Will "Consolodate" Support While Clinton "Continues To Stagnate"

    05/22/2016 10:47:25 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 46 replies
    realclearpolitics.com ^ | May 22, 2016 | Tim Hains
    Former House Speaker and potential/rumored pick for Trump running mate, Newt Gingrich, speaks with Fox News Channel's Maria Bartiromo about his general election predictions. He forecasts that by November, the race will no longer be close, and that Trump will win by "a suprisingly big number" like Ronald Reagan did in 1980. NEWT GINGRICH: I don't think these polls signal a close race by November. I think if you look at the trend line, it signals that Trump will probably consolodate support while Hillary Clinton continues to stagnate. And the odds are pretty good Trump will win just like Reagan...
  • Austria Presidential Vote: Run-Off Rivals Face Dead Heat

    05/22/2016 11:51:55 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 15 replies
    BBC News ^ | 05/22/2016 | BBC News
    According to the interior ministry's final count of votes cast at polling-stations (in German), Mr Hofer took 51.9% to 48.1% for Mr Van der Bellen. But ORF public TV's projection (in German), which is usually considered reliable, has both men on 50%.
  • BOOM Ė Trump Leads Clinton In ABC/Washington Post Poll, Even With D+8 Poll SampleÖ

    05/22/2016 12:43:14 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 121 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | May 22, 2016 | sundance
    There‚Äôs a whole lot of good news and ‚Äėsplodey head angst in the latest ABC/Washington Post national poll (full pdf below). The poll sample size of 1005 includes a mix of 33% Democrat, 27% Republican and 35% Independent. Democrats over sampled by eight points, (D+8).However, even with the sample skew (D+8) Donald Trump still beats Hillary Clinton 46% to 44%, and Trump is crushing Clinton with Independent voters 48% to 35%.In addition to the overwhelming 13 point polling lead among independent voters, the same poll shows that 20% of Bernie Sanders supporters will vote for Donald Trump.
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 May 2016

    05/22/2016 3:54:48 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 233 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 22 May 2016 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows May 22nd, 2016 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.THIS WEEK (ABC): Sanders; Reps. Ed Royce, R-Calif., and Adam Schiff, D-Calif. STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sanders; Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.
  • U.S. drones strike at Afghan Taliban leader in Pakistan

    05/21/2016 4:03:16 PM PDT · by Enchante · 24 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | May 21, 2016 | Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States carried out a drone strike on Saturday against the leader of Afghan Taliban, likely killing him on the Pakistan side of the remote border region with Afghanistan in a mission authorized by U.S. President Barack Obama, officials said.
  • Top Trump Advisor: Hillaryís Platform Is to Start Wars in Middle East and Then Import the Refugees

    05/21/2016 8:06:50 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 95 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | May 20, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Top Donald Trump advisor Stephen Miller spoke with CNNís Brooke Baldwin today about Hillary Clintonís foreign policy. stephen miller hillary Stephen Miller pointed out the obvious: ďHonestly, I feel bad for Bernie Sanders supporters and Iíll tell you why. Thanks to super delegates, the Democratic party is on the verge of nominating the most pro-war, pro-Wall Street lawmaker in the modern history of the Democratic PartyÖ Hillary Clintonís platform is, I want to start wars in the Middle East and then import all the refugees into the United States and other countries without knowing who they are. Thatís a recipe...
  • BREAKING NEWS: White House on lockdown after person shot outside

    05/20/2016 12:47:12 PM PDT · by Bratch · 77 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | May 20, 2016 | Ollie Gillman
    The White House has been put on lockdown after a person was shot outside. Visitors wrote on Twitter that they saw 'lots of people with guns' after shots were heard. The shooting took place on 17th and E Streets NW at around 2pm, the United States Park Police said. It is not clear who has been shot or whether they have been killed.
  • Source: Alleged shooter near White House down, in custody

    05/20/2016 12:45:45 PM PDT · by BlackAdderess · 50 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/20/2016 | Kevin Liptak
    Washington (CNN)A suspect who allegedly opened fire on the White House complex Friday afternoon is down and in custody, according to a law enforcement source. The U.S. Park Police said Friday a shooting had occurred in close vicinity to the White House. "Shooting on W. Executive Dr. PIO en route to 17th and Pennsylvania," the law enforcement agency tweeted. Shooting on W. Executive Dr. PIO en route to 17th and Pennsylvania ó USPPNEWS (@usparkpolicepio) May 20, 2016 President Barack Obama was not at the White House. Earlier in the afternoon, Secret Service officers cleared the White House North Lawn, Pennsylvania...
  • BREAKING: EgyptAir Flight MS804 Captain Is A Muslim Linked To Terrorist Involved In Benghazi

    05/20/2016 12:24:49 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 123 replies
    Shoebat.com ^ | May 20, 2016 | Walid Shoebat
    (Original title too long, at "BREAKING: The Captain Of Flight MS804 Is A Muslim Linked To Major Muslim Terrorist Involved In Killing Americans In Benghazi) So look what we have here. Amr Khaled is a well known Muslim Brotherhood Jihadi of the first class known in Egypt. And what do we know. Look here. He shares his friendship and old photos on that flight with the captain of the crashed Egyptian flight MS804, Mohammed Said Shaker/Shukeir. Amr Khaled: ďI was with Captain Ahmad Shukeir in the plane that is missing in one of my journeys. He is the kindest of...
  • NRA to Endorse Donald Trump for President

    05/20/2016 11:31:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 20, 2016 | John Santucci and Meghan Keneally
    The National Rifle Association plans to endorse Trump at its convention today, sources told ABC News. News of the endorsement comes shortly before Trump addresses group members at their convention in Kentucky.
  • BREAKING: Hillary Campaign Accused of Mass Cheating in Kentucky PrimaryĖ 4,000 Votes Scratched

    05/20/2016 10:18:55 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 169 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | May 20, 2016 | Joe Hoft via Jim Hoft
    According to several reports the Hillary Clinton Campaign cheated in order to give her the win in Kentucky. In Pike County Kentucky, card readers reportedly malfunctioned and votes were fully erased. The Pike County Clerkís office told local Kentucky station WKYT there were issues with one of their card readers which caused a delay in the numbers and as a result, the AP then erased Sandersí votes, pushing Hillary to the lead by over 4,000 votes.
  • LIVE: Trump Gets NRA Endorsement @ NRA-ILA Leadership forum 5/20/2016 1-5pm EDT (on FNC)

    05/20/2016 6:11:13 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 569 replies
    Friday, May 20, 2016: Donald Trump will deliver remarks at the National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Actionís (NRA-ILA) Leadership Forum in Louisville, KY. There will be several speakers attending the forum listed below. Full coverage of the event from 1:00-5:00 PM EDT via the NRA. I'm not sure when Trump is scheduled to speak, but we will post as soon as we know.
  • Donald J. Trump Response to Hillary Clinton

    05/20/2016 3:47:15 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 101 replies
    donaldjtrump.com ^ | May 19, 2016
  • BOOM! Trump Camp Posts Leaked Audio of Hillary Clinton Slamming Second Amendment Rights [Audio]

    05/19/2016 5:12:35 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 82 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/19/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Obama has consistently spoken out against Second Amendment rights. A poster showing Barack Obama is seen in the background as customers line up to look at firearms at a gun shop in Fort Worth, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008. The Cheaper Than Dirt gun store recorded a record day of gun sales the day after the election of President-elect Barack Obama and is having trouble keeping up with the demand for assault riffles. (Flickr) It sounds like Hillary Clinton would not be any better.
  • Republicans Want Their Party to Unify Behind Donald Trump, Poll Shows

    05/19/2016 4:45:25 PM PDT · by NRx · 33 replies
    NY Times ^ | 05-19-2016 | JONATHAN MARTIN and DALIA SUSSMAN
    An overwhelming majority of Republican voters say their partyís leaders should get behind Donald J. Trump, even as he enters the general election saddled with toxic favorability ratings among the broader electorate, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll. And as Mr. Trump faces deep skepticism with general election voters and some Republican holdouts, the Democratic front-runner, Hillary Clinton, is grappling with Senator Bernie Sanders and how to win over his impassioned supporters. Both parties thus approach their July nominating conventions with significant unease and hurdles to overcome. Mr. Trump and Mrs. Clinton are widely disliked by voters,...
  • EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo was likely brought down by terror attack, officials say

    05/19/2016 8:08:22 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 65 replies
    Fox News ^ | 19 May 2016
    A Cairo-bound EgyptAir flight that went down in the Mediterranean Sea with 66 aboard early Thursday hours after departing from Paris zig-zagged sharply before plunging, according to aviation officials, who said terrorism was a more likely cause of the crash than technical failure. Government officials from France, Greece and Egypt spoke at separate news conferences even as boats and ships from several countries were scouring the waters off of the Greek island of Karpathos, near where a witness reported seeing a fireball in the sky. By midday Thursday, an Egyptian plane spotted two orange items believed to be from the...
  • Rasmussen: Trump 42, Hillary 37

    05/19/2016 6:16:34 AM PDT · by profit_guy · 164 replies
    Donald Trump has now grown his lead over Hillary Clinton in Rasmussen Reportsí first weekly White House Watch survey. Trump earns 42% support to Clintonís 37% when Likely U.S. Voters are asked whom they would vote for if the presidential election were held today.
  • Trump Pulls Ahead Of Clinton In US Presidential Race

    05/19/2016 5:52:46 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 77 replies
    Israel Hayom ^ | May 19, 2016
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump leads Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup, according to a new Fox News poll published on Wednesday. The poll found that Trump holds a 45%-42% edge over Clinton. A month ago, Clinton held a 48%-41%. Meanwhile, American Jewish businessman and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson is already at work on behalf of Trump after Adelson publicly endorsed Trump last week. "I'm asking for your support" for Trump, Adelson wrote in an email on Monday to more than 50 Republican Jewish leaders. Adelson told them he had met with Trump recently and is "specifically convinced...
  • EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo missing

    05/18/2016 8:13:50 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 349 replies
    CNN ^ | May 18, 2016
    An EgyptAir flight heading from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar, the airline tweeted.
  • LIVE THREAD - Sean Hannity Interviews Donald Trump - 10PM ET

    05/18/2016 6:57:22 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 193 replies
    Live Feed here for those unable to access Fox News on TV. Should be a barnburner of an interview. Matt Drudge gave it a siren earlier today.
  • WOW- DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Launches Attack On Bernie Sanders Supporters (video)Ö

    05/18/2016 4:19:00 PM PDT · by GilGil · 69 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 5/18/2016 | Sundance
    What was an increasingly contentious primary race between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders took a turn for the worse tonight when the head of the DNC launched a full-throated attack against the populous base of their own party. Throughout the day today the professional apparatus of the Democrat party had been trying desperately to destroy the candidacy of Sanders by blaming him for the chaos at the Nevada Democrat National Convention. Tonight DNC Chair Debbie Hyphen accused Sanders and his supporters of ďintimidation tacticsĒ.
  • Fox News Poll: Clinton's negatives surpass Trump's

    American voters dislike Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. A record 61 percent have a negative view of the likely Democratic nominee, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday. Thatís up from 58 percent in March. Fifty-six percent have an unfavorable view of Trump -- though thatís actually good news for Donald. Because it was 65 percent two months ago (that was a record high). Thirty-seven percent have a favorable opinion of Clinton, down two points from 39 percent in March, establishing a new low. The likely Republican nomineeís favorable jumped over the same time period: 41 percent view Trump...
  • Former Governor Rick Perry Predicts Trump Will Win 37 States in Landslide

    05/18/2016 12:29:46 PM PDT · by GilGil · 159 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/18/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry predicted during a private phone call Wednesday that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump could carry more than 35 states in the November election. ďThe more I spend time with him, the more I talk with him, the more I see how he has analyzed this country properly at this point in time, I feel very comfortable that weíre going to win,Ē Perry told donors during a conference call hosted by the pro-Trump Great America PAC. ďI think we have the potential to win overwhelmingly,Ē he added. ďIím talking a 35, 36, 37-state victory. Just...
  • Mitt Romney ends recruiting efforts for an independent candidate

    05/18/2016 12:51:18 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 125 replies
    cnn.com ^ | Updated 3:01 PM ET, Wed May 18, 2016 | Eric Bradner and Jim Acosta, CNN
    Mitt Romney ends recruiting efforts for an independent candidate By Eric Bradner and Jim Acosta, CNN Updated 3:01 PM ET, Wed May 18, 2016 Washington (CNN)Mitt Romney won't launch a third-party presidential campaign of his own and has stopped trying to recruit somebody else to do it. The 2012 Republican nominee had attempted to recruit a challenger to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. But prospects like Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse said no, and Romney is now dropping his efforts, a source familiar with Romney's thinking told CNN. The news was first reported by Yahoo News.
  • Trump unveils list of 11 potential Supreme Court justices

    05/18/2016 11:11:10 AM PDT · by TontoKowalski · 233 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 5/18/16 | Jill Colvin
    The names are at the link.
  • Hillary reveals she earned $1.5million from just SIX speeches last year and $5million in book ...

    05/18/2016 9:32:27 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | May 17, 2016
    Complete Headline: Hillary reveals she earned $1.5million from just SIX speeches last year and $5million in book royalties Ė while husband Bill's speeches raked in a whopping $5 million Hillary Clinton filed a candidate financial disclosure form on Tuesday The documents show that the presidential hopeful made $5million from royalties for her book 'Hard Choices' in the year before her campaign In 2015 she also made $1.5million in speaking fees Her highest-paying speech was at eBay, for $315,000 [Snip] Hillary Clinton's speeches to Wall Street interests between 2013 and 2015 spurred questions about her own lack of transparency, leading to...
  • Bernie Sanders Takes Oregon, Looks to California

    05/18/2016 3:08:15 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 55 replies
    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, victor over Hillary Clinton in the Oregon primary on Tuesday, told supporters in California that he is pressing on with his campaign and would win there on June 7.
  • Texas Governor: Time To Support Trump, Put America Back On Right Track

    05/17/2016 10:45:39 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 17, 2016 | Lana Shadwick
    Texas Governor Greg Abbott said it is time for the GOP to support Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. He said there was no option to sit it out saying, ďWe have no second chance to get this right.Ē The governor of the Lone Star State explained that the country is at ďa tipping point.Ē ďPeople have to participate if we are going to put America back on the right track,Ē Abbott said while appearing on CNBC... ďSo I think Republicans will unite understanding that we cannot take four or eight more years of the Obama agenda,Ē the Texas Governor predicted...
  • Sanders: "Shots Were Fired Into My Campaign Office in Nevada"

    05/17/2016 2:33:56 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 120 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 17,2016 | Daniel Halper
    Bernie Sanders revealed Tuesday that shots were fired into his Nevada campaign office and that an "apartment housing complex my campaign staff lived in was broken into and ransacked." The Democratic presidential candidate did not explicitly blame his rival, Hillary Clinton, for the actions.
  • Senate passes bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia

    05/17/2016 12:51:15 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | Jordain Carney
    The Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would allow victims of the 9/11 terror attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, defying vocal opposition from the White House. The upper chamber approved the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act by unanimous consent. "This bill is very near and dear to my heart as a New Yorker because it would allow the victims of 9/11 to pursue some small measure of justice," Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said. "[This is] another example of the [John] Cornyn-Schumer collaboration, which works pretty well around here." President Obama has threatened to veto the bill. Schumer said he...
  • LIVE THREAD: Oregon/Kentucky Primary Day and Returns

    05/17/2016 10:49:28 AM PDT · by Suz in AZ · 577 replies
    Oregon Primary is today, Tuesday May 17, 2016. Results will begin being posted at 8:00 pm PDT (11 pm EDT). Come on in, kick off your shoes and enjoy the fun!
  • Donald Trump/Chris Christie Fund Raising Event (May 19, 2016)

    05/16/2016 5:33:08 PM PDT · by RayofHope · 874 replies
    Trump Web Site ^ | 05/16/2016 | Trump Web Site
    Both will be speaking at 7:00 pm EST Lawrenceville, New Jersey National Guard Armory Doors Open at 5:00 pm