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  • Obama’s Iraq Quagmire: Civilian Deaths Back Up to Pre-Surge Levels

    05/16/2016 9:49:29 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/16/16 | Jim Hoft
    In 2010 Vice President Joe Biden said Iraq was going to be one of the Obama administration’s great accomplishments. “I’m very optimistic about Iraq and it’s going to be one of the great achievements of this administration.” (Video) Biden was able to make these comments after the Bush surge resulted in enormous reduction in violence, an increase in GDP, peak oil production, increased electricity rates, a free press and democratic elections. But that all changed after Barack Obama withdrew US troops from Iraq in 2011. Since then, ISIS took over one-third of the country and initiated a genocide of Iraqi...
  • Biden tells Ukraine U.S. ready to OK loan guarantee: White House

    05/13/2016 2:31:31 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 17 replies
    reuters.com ^ | 5/13/16 | reuters
    U.S. Vice President Biden told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a call on Friday that the United States is prepared to move forward with a third loan guarantee agreement to support reforms against corruption, the White House said. The United States promised the third $1 billion loan guarantee in November, but it was contingent on progress on reforms and fighting corruption. Biden also welcomed the appointment of a new prosecutor general in Ukraine as "an important first step to bringing much needed reform," to the prosecutor general office. Ukrainian lawmakers on Thursday appointed Yuriy Lutsenko, a close ally of Poroshenko,...
  • Joe Biden: ‘I Would Have Been the Best President’

    05/11/2016 5:32:07 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 45 replies
    ABCNews.com ^ | 11 May 2016 | MARGARET CHADBOURN
    Vice President Joe Biden says he “would have been the best president” if he had mounted a successful campaign in the 2016 election, but that forgoing the race was the right decision for his family. Speaking with “Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts in an exclusive interview that aired today, Biden said he had planned to run but changed course only after his eldest son Beau died last May. “No one should ever seek the presidency unless they're able to devote their whole heart and soul and passion into just doing that,” he said. “And, Beau was my soul. I...
  • Biden On Trump Taco Bowl Tweet: 'He's A Smarter Guy Than This'

    05/07/2016 3:10:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 122 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | May 7, 2016 | Caitlin MacNeal
    Vice President Joe Biden on Friday indicated that he was disappointed in Donald Trump's taco bowl tweet on Cinco de Mayo, and said that he hopes the presumptive Republican nominee begins to talk more seriously about the issues. “He's a smarter guy than this," Biden told Fox 5 DC. "I hope he reaches the point where he figures out that it’s not a game show and that he begins to talk in earnest about where he would take the country." "Because that is the kind of debate the public deserves. I know Hillary [Clinton] or Bernie [Sanders], if he is...
  • Felton woman charged after calling man's cellphone over 300 times

    05/02/2016 11:09:53 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 74 replies
    <p>MILFORD, Del. - (AP) - A Felton woman has been charged after police say she called a man's cellphone more than 300 times in one day.</p> <p>Milford police say Kourtney R. Furber is charged with one count of harassment in connection with an incident that happened in April.</p>
  • Donald Trump And The Knockout Punch

    04/27/2016 12:50:39 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 42 replies
    CBN News ^ | April 27, 2016 | David Brody
    Donald Trump’s extraordinary Tuesday evening in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware got me thinking: if this GOP presidential process were a prizefight, the referee would have stopped it last night. The announcer would have exclaimed, “ Donald Trump, winner by knockout.” The impressiveness of Donald Trump’s clean sweep of the “Acela Primary States” on Tuesday isn’t in the victories themselves. Everyone knew that Trump would do well on Tuesday in the more moderate northeast. It’s the margin that’s notable. This was a shellacking. The knock on Trump was that he had a ceiling or that when other candidates...
  • April 26 Primary Results

    04/27/2016 8:33:51 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 6 replies
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  • How Donald Trump Dominated Tuesday’s Primaries (Acela Primary Alert)

    04/26/2016 11:05:28 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 53 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 04/26/2016 | Philip Bump
    rump has won every state touching any of the states that voted on Tuesday, save Ohio. Rhode Island and Connecticut are hemmed in by New York and Massachusetts, which Trump won by 35 and 31 points, respectively. Maryland and Delaware are closer to Virginia, which Trump won by a narrower margin -- but that was back on (the original) Super Tuesday, when Marco Rubio was around to chew up 32 percent of the vote. Geographically, this is Trump territory. If you wanted to drive from Trump Tower to any point in the five states, the most it would take you...
  • Donald Trump Shatters His Ceiling (Trump On Way To Nomination)

    04/26/2016 10:50:12 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 70 replies
    Slate ^ | 04/26/2016 | Jim Newell
    There wasn’t any mystery about how Tuesday night’s five Republican presidential primaries would end up: in Donald Trump’s win column. The only thing to watch were his margins: Could he close out against John Kasich in certain highly educated, suburban congressional districts in Connecticut and Maryland, and could he break a 50 percent statewide winner-take-all threshold in Connecticut? Yes, he could! He could do all of that, and he did. He won every state by double digits and cruised in every congressional district awarding bound delegates. He made a joke of his competition and the #NeverTrump cause, just as he...
  • 13 Bald Eagles May Have Been Poisoned: Reward Offered

    03/11/2016 4:39:26 PM PST · by barmag25 · 13 replies
    Live Science ^ | 3/10/16 | Tia Ghose
    A group of 13 bald eagles found dead last month may have been killed by a person, a new autopsy reveals. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) is now offering a $25,000 reward to anyone who can lead to the person who killed the birds. The eagles, found in Maryland, did not die of natural causes the analysis showed. Though the necropsy has not revealed exactly what killed the majestic bald eagles, the analysis has ruled out trauma. "A working theory is poisoning," Candy Thomson, a Maryland Natural Resources Police spokeswoman told The Washington Post. "We just don't know...
  • LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Primary Night Press Conference (4-26-16)

    04/26/2016 5:39:34 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 93 replies
    YouTube ^ | Apr. 26 , 2016 | youtube
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016: Mr. Trump will be making post-election remarks from Trump Tower in New York City following the results of the Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island primaries. LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Primary Night Press Conference (4-25-16)
  • Senator Leads Hillary Clinton Supporters in Rendition of 'She Works Hard for the Money' [Delaware]

    04/26/2016 9:18:59 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 22 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 25, 2016 | Liz Kreutz
    <p>Senator Leads Hillary Clinton Supporters in Rendition of 'She Works Hard for the Money'</p> <p>If there were an award for the most awkward (yet kind-of amazing) intro speech at a Hillary Clinton rally, it could go to Sen. Tom Carper for his performance today at the Democratic front-runner’s event in Wilmington, Delaware.</p>
  • ** Live Tuesday 4/26 Election Thread (PA, CT, RI, MD, and DE) **

    04/26/2016 8:30:26 AM PDT · by tatown · 369 replies
    tatown | 4/26/16 | tatown
    Connecticut 28 (P) Closed Delaware 16 (WTA) Closed Maryland 38 (WTA) Closed Pennsylvania 71 (P) Closed Rhode Island 19 (P) Mixed (P) = Proportional, (WTA) = Winner Take All
  • LIVE:Trump Post Election Night Meeting April 26, 2016 Trump Tower 9pm EDT

    04/26/2016 2:51:03 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 2,598 replies
    TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016 NEW YORK, NY TRUMP TOWER 9:00 PM YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED to attend a special meeting with Mr. Donald Trump who will make post-election remarks the night of the Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island primaries. Attire-PJs Please RSVP @ nikos1121
  • April 26 GOP Primary Primer (CT, DE, MD, PA, RI) - Closing Times, Polling Data, Delegate Formulas

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016172 of 2,472 delegates(118 bound)
  • The Clintons are using 5 shell companies to save on taxes in Delaware

    04/25/2016 8:55:14 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 25 replies
    (Story from April 16.) The Clintons and their family foundation have at least five shell companies registered to the address 1209 North Orange Street in Wilmington, Delaware — which is also home to some 280,000 other companies who use the location to take advantage of the state's low taxes, limited disclosure requirements, and other business incentives. Two of the five are tied to Bill and Hillary Clinton specifically. One, WJC, LLC, is used by the former president to collect his consulting fees. The other, ZFS Holdings, LLC, was used by the former secretary of state to process her $5.5 million...
  • LIVE: Donald Trump Harrington DE Rally, Delaware 4-22-2016 @ 3pm EDT

    04/22/2016 4:06:00 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 641 replies
    LIVE STREAM. Today April 22, 2016 Donald J. Trump for President Rally 'Make America Great Again' at The Delaware State Fairgrounds - Quillen Arena, Harrington, Delaware @ 3pm EDT. Harrington, DE Harrington is a city in Kent County, Delaware, United States. It is part of the Dover, Delaware Metropolitan Statistical Area. Dorman St. Harrington, DE by Artist Rob Cook Quillen Arena Today’s Triva 1. The population of Harrington, DE is? 5 pts a. 3562 b. 9,876 c. 22,345 d. 53,233 2. The total area of Harrington, DE is? 5pts a. 16 square blocks b. 4.0 square miles c. 8.8 square...
  • First Delaware GOP Poll Released: Trump 55, Kasich 18, Ted at 15

    04/21/2016 8:45:09 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 101 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/20/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Gravis Marketing released the first Delaware poll today showing Donald Trump with a 47 point lead in the Republican field.
  • Ted Cruz: Trump Is ‘Afraid’ to Debate

    04/20/2016 8:23:27 PM PDT · by writer33 · 290 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/20/16 | Pam Key
    Wednesday while campaigning in Hershey PA, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)said his rival Donald Trump was “afraid of a debate” with him because he lacked “substantive solutions” on policy. Cruz said, “What I agree is that the Democratic process works, and Donald whines and complains when the voters reject him. The voters are going to decide. We’ve won five states in a row. Donald won his home state, which surprised nobody. And it’s the people — we are seeing Republicans uniting behind our campaign. Because if Donald is the nominee, Hillary wins and she wins by double digits....
  • Gravis Delaware Poll: Trump 55, Kasich 18, Ted 15

    04/20/2016 10:41:36 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 31 replies
    Gravis ^ | 4/20/2016 | Gravis
    Gravis Marketing, a nonpartisan research firm, conducted a random survey of 1,038 likely Republican Primary voters and 1,026 likely Democratic Primary voters. The poll has a margin of error of ± 3.0% for Republicans and ± 3.1% for Democrats, all at the 95% confidence level. The poll was conducted from April 17th through the 18th. The total may not round to 100% because of rounding. The polls were conducted using automated telephone calls (IVR technology), with the results weighted by relevant voting demographics.
  • Biden blasts Israel just hours after Jerusalem bus bombing

    04/18/2016 11:33:54 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/4/16 | David Rosenberg
    Vice President Joe Biden spoke on Monday night at a J Street gala in Washington DC, expressing what he said was the Obama administration’s “overwhelming frustration” with Israel. Biden criticism of Israel came just hours after a bomb ripped through a bus in Jerusalem, leaving at least 16 wounded. “The present course Israel’s on is not one that’s likely to secure its existence as a Jewish, democratic state – and we have to make sure that happens,” Biden said. The Vice President went on to excoriate Israel over a host of issues. Despite a partial freeze on construction in Jewish...
  • Biden: 'Overwhelming frustration' with Israeli gov't

    04/18/2016 8:02:26 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 18, 2016 10:58 PM EDT | Josh Lederman
    Vice President Joe Biden acknowledged “overwhelming frustration” with Israel’s government on Monday and said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s administration has led Israel in the wrong direction, in an unusually sharp rebuke of America’s closest ally in the Middle East. Biden, in a speech to the advocacy group J Street, offered a grim outlook for peace efforts, reflecting dim hopes for progress during the remainder of the Obama administration. Although he said both Israelis and Palestinians shared blame for undermining trust and shirking responsibility, he was emphatic in his critique of Netanyahu’s government, suggested his approach raised “profound questions” about how...
  • Report: Five Clinton shell companies established in Delaware

    04/11/2016 6:26:26 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 11 replies
    washingtonexaminer. ^ | 4/11/16 | RUDY TAKALA
    Bill and Hillary Clinton, along with their nonprofit Clinton Foundation, have established at least five shell companies in Delaware, according to tax filings highlighted on Monday. Those companies include two for the couple's personal finances and three for the foundation, according to the documents, which were first reported by the Washington Free Beacon. All five are filed at 1209 North Orange Street in Wilmington. The address is shared with companies like Google, Apple, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Ford, General Electric and more than 280,000 others that use the facility to take advantage of the state's tax laws.
  • The Paid DC Shills Continue – Erick Erickson Now Attacks Paul Ryan Primary Opponent…

    04/08/2016 3:37:12 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 14 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | 4/7/16 | Sundance
    It’s predictable; it’s transparent (if you dig into it); and yet it remains as one of the most undiscussed aspects to the current political climate: Multi-media political pundits, including big name National Radio Talk Show Hosts, being paid by DC operatives, Super-PACs, and Campaigns to protect the establishment figures. (see here) They hide, at least they try to, behind layers of constructed LLC’s intended to protect them from sunlight. They also rely upon delays in legally required reporting timeframes to carry out their goals and avoid discovery until after they have been successful in their efforts.
  • The Paid DC Shills Continue – Erick Erickson Now Attacks Paul Ryan Primary Opponent…

    04/07/2016 7:25:14 PM PDT · by BAW · 42 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 4-07-2016 | Sundance
    It’s predictable; it’s transparent (if you dig into it); and yet it remains as one of the most undiscussed aspects to the current political climate: Multi-media political pundits, including big name National Radio Talk Show Hosts, being paid by DC operatives, Super-PACs, and Campaigns to protect the establishment figures. They hide, at least they try to, behind layers of constructed LLC’s intended to protect them from sunlight. They also rely upon delays in legally required reporting timeframes to carry out their goals and avoid discovery until after they have been successful in their efforts. Another example surfaces today. Erick Erickson’s...
  • This Delaware Address Is Home to 200,000 Shell Companies—Including Hillary Clinton’s

    04/11/2016 3:21:51 AM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 4/11/16 | Alana Goodman
    The address “1209 North Orange Street” in Wilmington, Del., has become known in recent years as the epicenter of U.S. corporate secrecy. The squat, split-level building is the official address of over 285,000 companies, many of which are looking to take advantage of Delaware’s Panama-like secrecy rules, tax incentives, and business-friendly case law.In the wake of the recent “Panama Papers” scandal, this unassuming brick office has received renewed scrutiny from the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Telegraph, and advocates for corporate tax reform.But one of its tenants may come as a surprise—a company owned by Democratic presidential frontrunner...
  • Donald Trump Loses Weekend Delegate Fight in Five States

    04/10/2016 5:04:07 PM PDT · by Innovative · 225 replies
    Time Mag. ^ | Apr. 10, 2016 | Zeke J Miller
    Donald Trump’s effort to reset his campaign following defeat in Wisconsin showed no signs of paying off this weekend, as a series of technical failures by his campaign set his hopes back even further. From Thursday to Saturday, Trump suffered setbacks in Colorado, Iowa, Michigan, South Carolina and Indiana that raise new doubts about his campaign’s preparedness for the long slog of delegate hunting as the GOP race approaches a possible contested convention. He lost the battle on two fronts. Cruz picked up 28 pledged delegates in Colorado. In the other states, rival campaigns were able to place dozens of...
  • Trump Wins GOP Straw Poll in DE (72% Trump)

    Donald Trump wins this week's GOP Straw Poll in Delaware. This week the Sussex County Republican Party held its Presidential Primary "straw poll" at the GOP Headquarters in Georgetown. While the turn-out was moderate, the results were very interesting. Donald Trump won the poll with 72-percent of the vote; coming in second was Ted Cruz with 21- percent of the vote, followed by John Kasich with 7-percent. The format and names on the Straw Poll ballots duplicated that of the sample ballot provided by the State Election Office in Georgetown. They included the names of Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, and...
  • Delaware prohibits limits on transgender health coverage

    03/25/2016 8:01:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 25, 2016 10:04 AM EDT
    Insurance companies in Delaware will be prohibited from limiting health care coverage for transgender individuals. […] Additionally, companies will not be allowed to impose different premiums or rates based on a person’s identity. The policy also applies if a person is undergoing a gender transition. …
  • Biden reassures pro-Israel group of unwavering support

    03/20/2016 10:29:10 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 20, 2016 10:57 PM EDT
    Vice President Joe Biden reassured a leading pro-Israel group the Obama administration stands firmly by its Mideast ally and said the Iran nuclear agreement will make the region more safe. He told a meeting of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Sunday night that: “Iran is much, much further away from obtaining a nuclear weapon than they were a year ago.” He said the U.S. is watching and “if Iran violates the deal, the United States will act.” …
  • After Saying Republicans Should Follow Biden Rule, Reid Now Says ‘There Is No Biden Rule’

    03/21/2016 9:01:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 21, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    In 2005, Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor and insisted he and his colleagues had no constitutional duty to approve President George W. Bush’s Supreme Court nominee. Fast forward to 2016, he’s changing his tune. In a Washington Post article, Reid writes, “The Senate’s constitutional duty to give a fair and timely hearing and a floor vote to the president’s Supreme Court nominees has remained inviolable.” “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd felt compelled to point out the senator's hypocrisy on Sunday:Meet The Press confronts Harry Reid with past hypocritical postures on Supreme Court nominations “I guess I’m confused....
  • Palestinian Authority’s Mahmoud Abbas Rejects Joe Biden’s Peace Initiative

    03/13/2016 7:56:21 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | March 11, 2016
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, pictured, rejected a peace initiative proposed by US Vice President Joe Biden. Photo: Wikipedia. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, pictured, rejected a peace initiative proposed by US Vice President Joe Biden. Photo: Wikipedia. JNS.org – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday rejected a peace initiative that was proposed by US Vice President Joe Biden during their two-hour meeting in Ramallah, according to the Palestinian newspaper Al-Quds. The initiative was described as having four main stipulations: requiring that eastern Jerusalem be the Palestinian capital, an end to Israeli settlement construction in Judea and Samaria as...
  • Ted Cruz Supporter Cheats on Drudge Polls? A Cruzbot Hacks Polls to Boost Cruz's Numbers Over Trump

    03/11/2016 5:24:10 AM PST · by 20yearsofinternet · 64 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | 3/11/2016 | Patricia Villaceran
    After the GOP Debate ended, Drudge Report opened up its polls to get the consensus on who people think won the 12th Republican Debate. However, it has been reported that the poll was hacked and the numbers on Senator Ted Cruz were just generated by a bot. The complaint was first submitted on Reddit, where a user posted a screenshot photo of the alleged incident. The photo showed a filtered result for users in Delaware. The report allegedly had more than 44,000 users in favor of Ted Cruz, while only 140 users voted for Donald Trump. Overall, 99.65 percent users...
  • Matt Drudge: Cruz Vote Spam on Drudge Poll all From Delaware

    03/10/2016 11:10:34 PM PST · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 129 replies
    Matt Drudge Twitter ^ | 03/11/2016 | Matt Drudge
    Matt Drudge addresses weird activity on his Drudge Poll. At one point I noted 300 votes a minute for Cruz. Drudge confirms "spam" coming in from Delaware, 44 thousand votes in total for Ted Cruz just from that state alone. Did Team Cruz actually pay someone to spam the Drudge poll?: MATT DRUDGE ‏@DRUDGE 1h1 hour ago The Cruz spam all came from Delaware. Trump clear win in all other states. #drudgepoll
  • Lynch mob attacks Arab for 'daring' to speak Hebrew in Jerusalem

    02/28/2016 3:38:32 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 31 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 28/2/16 | David Rosenberg
    An Israeli-Arab was attacked by a lynch mob on Thursday in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina. His offense? Speaking Hebrew. Muhammad Abed Abu Rahman, a 24-year-old resident of the Israeli Arab town of Abu Ghosh near Jerusalem, recalled a harrowing experience in the capital on Thursday while driving through an Arab neighborhood. While speaking on the phone in Hebrew, locals surrounded his car and began threatening him for “daring” to speak Hebrew near the home of Abu Khder, the 16-year-old murdered in a revenge attack following the killings of three abducted Israeli teens in 2014. “Someone came up to...
  • American student killed in 1 of 3 terror attacks in Israel during Biden visit

    03/10/2016 12:03:44 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 10 replies
    foxnews ^ | March 08, 2016
    An American student from Vanderbilt University was stabbed to death in one of three bloody terror attacks that rocked Israel Tuesday, just as Vice President Biden arrived in Tel Aviv to meet with leaders. The chancellor of Vanderbilt University, Nicholas S. Zeppos, identified the student as Taylor Force, who attended the Owen Graduate School of Management. "Taylor embarked on this trip to expand his understanding of global entrepreneurship and also to share his insights and knowledge with start-ups in Israel," Zeppos said in a statement. "He exemplified the spirit of discovery, learning and service. This horrific act of violence has...
  • Marco Rubio Went to Bat for Corinthian Colleges

    02/27/2016 5:11:32 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 14 replies
    BLOOMBERG POLITICS | 29 APRIL 2015 | SAHLI KAPUR
    http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-04-29/marco-rubio-goes-to-bat-for-corinthian-colleges
  • Biden in Mexico: 'I almost feel obliged to apologize' for GOP rhetoric

    02/25/2016 4:41:27 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 50 replies
    CNN ^ | February 25,2016 | Kevin Liptak
    (CNN)Speaking in Mexico City, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday came close to offering an apology for comments made by Republicans about Mexico and Mexican immigrants on the campaign trail. "I almost feel obliged to apologize for some of what my political colleagues said," Biden said alongside Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. "It's a heated campaign season and I just want you to know, Mr. President, that the most heated rhetoric you've heard from competitors for the nomination for president is not who we are as the American people. It is not the view that is the view of the...
  • Many Presidents Have Known the Grief of Burying a Child

    10/12/2015 5:45:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 11, 2015 | Jeff Jacoby
    AFTER SIMMERING for months, the speculation about the likelihood of a Joe Biden presidential campaign — and about the impact of his oldest son's death from brain cancer in May — has suddenly gone to a boil. On Tuesday, Politico reported that Biden himself had been the source for a blockbuster New York Times column by Maureen Dowd, which poignantly described a dying Beau Biden urging his father to enter the 2016 race so that "the White House should not revert to the Clintons." Biden's staff denied the report, but a Biden super PAC aired its first ad on network...
  • 7 reasons Mike Pence will be the GOP nominee in 2016

    09/30/2014 2:53:52 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 78 replies
    VOX ^ | September 30, 2014 | Matthew Yglesias
    7 reasons Mike Pence will be the GOP nominee in 2016 Updated by Matthew Yglesias on September 30, 2014, 8:30 a.m. ET @mattyglesiasmatt@vox.com Tweet Share on Twitter (191) Share Share on Facebook (1,129) +1 LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn (15) Email Email MikePence.com Don't miss stories. Follow Vox! Early polling tells you almost nothing about presidential nomination battles, since it ends up almost exclusively telling you about name recognition. Early media buzz is similar. People like to read stories about figures they've already heard of, and it's easier to write stories about politicians you've already covered.But you don't need to be a...
  • Officer acquitted of kicking a suspect in the head resigns (Dover DE)

    02/23/2016 7:02:39 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 23, 2016 7:24 PM EST | Randall Chase
    A Dover police officer who was acquitted of assault after kicking a suspect in the head has resigned. City officials said Tuesday that Cpl. Thomas Webster IV's resignation is effective immediately, but his official date of separation will be June 30. [...] Webster, who is white, was captured on police dashcam video kicking Lateef Dickerson, who is black, in the head in 2013. ...
  • Audio: Chuck Schumer has no idea how to spin what Biden

    02/23/2016 4:05:48 PM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | February 23, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    I’ll give you the quote but you should really listen to the clip, as it’s short and oh so sweet. How often does this guy get caught by reporters with nothing coherent to say in his or his party’s defense? I thought he’d at least try arguing that Biden said what he said in June 1992 whereas Scalia’s vacancy opened up in February of this year and that makes all the difference somehow even though it actually makes no difference at all, but he doesn’t even fart out that excuse. All he can say to the fact that Obama, Biden,...
  • Political power couple thinks Ted Cruz will be Republican nominee for President

    02/16/2016 12:36:11 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    KBMT-TV ^ | February 15, 2016 | Angel San Juan
    ORANGE - Two of the nation's most prominent political consultants visited Orange Monday night. Mary Matalin and James Carville were part of the Distinguished Lecture Series hosted by Lamar State College-Orange. They spoke to a crowd of more than 600 at the Lutcher Theater. The two represent different political parties, Matalin is a Republican and Carville is a Democrat. Both have presidential wins under their belts. Matalin with George H.W. Bush and Carville with Bill Clinton. Matalin and Carville have been married for 22 years. Before they took the stage at the Lutcher, they met with 12News. They were both...
  • Gun Sales Surge in Delaware ("People are afraid of losing their rights")

    02/15/2016 3:09:55 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 6 replies
    DOVER, Del.- Gun sales in Delaware have surged this past December and January. According to published reports distributed by the Associated Press, a total of 12,556 federal background checks were submitted and conducted for people buying guns through gun shops in Delaware. This is a 26 percent increase from December 2014 to January 2015, according to the data shared by the AP. Beth Parsons, owner of Shooter's Choice gun store in Dover, said the rise in gun sales can be due to localized fear. "Politics, for one. People are afraid of losing their rights," she said. "So they're going to...
  • Netanyahu: US Vice President Biden may visit Israel

    02/14/2016 7:17:39 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 14, 2016 9:22 AM EST
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says staffers for U.S. Vice President Joe Biden are arriving in Israel ahead of a possible Biden visit. [...] Biden's last visit to Israel sparked a diplomatic spat with Washington in 2010, when Israel announced settlement construction plans during Biden's visit. ...
  • Delaware Governor signs resolution apologizing for slavery; didn’t slavery end over 150 years ago?

    02/11/2016 12:07:54 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 51 replies
    ABC News ^ | Randal Chase
    Gov. Jack Markell signed a resolution Wednesday apologizing for Delaware's role in slavery and wrongs committed against blacks during the Jim Crow era. Calling slavery an "egregious sin," Markell said it cannot be separated from the challenges facing modern America in ensuring that everyone has an opportunity to pursue his or her potential. "A candid acknowledgment and acceptance of our past is the only way to understand our present and to take full responsibility for our future," he said. Along with signing the resolution, which was passed by state lawmakers last month, Markell presented a proclamation recognizing African American History...
  • Delaware Governor Signs Resolution Apologizing for Slavery

    02/11/2016 4:29:17 AM PST · by simpson96 · 57 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 10, 2016 | Randall Chase
    Gov. Jack Markell signed a resolution Wednesday apologizing for Delaware's role in slavery and wrongs committed against blacks during the Jim Crow era. Calling slavery an "egregious sin," Markell said it cannot be separated from the challenges facing modern America in ensuring that everyone has an opportunity to pursue his or her potential."A candid acknowledgment and acceptance of our past is the only way to understand our present and to take full responsibility for our future," he said.Along with signing the resolution, which was passed by state lawmakers last month, Markell presented a proclamation recognizing African American History Month. He...
  • It’s almost over for Hillary: This election is a mass insurrection against a rigged system

    02/07/2016 8:25:05 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 52 replies
    Salon ^ | Feb 7, 2016 | Bill Curry
    Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 08:01 PM +0900 It’s almost over for Hillary: This election is a mass insurrection against a rigged system Sanders has ended the coronation and fired up the grass roots. Now Clinton's electability argument is crumbling too Bill Curry It would be hard to overstate what Bernie Sanders has already achieved in his campaign for president, or the obstacles he’s had to surmount in order to achieve it. Not only has he turned a planned Hillary Clinton coronation into an exercise in grass-roots democracy, he’s reset the terms of the debate. We are edging closer to the...
  • George Will on Primary Race (video)

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    01/23/2016 8:47:03 AM PST · by ironman · 275 replies
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