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  • 'If this material works, I'm going to use it at Goldmans next year': Obama swings for Hillary, profe

    04/30/2016 9:32:08 PM PDT · by dennisw · 16 replies
    dailymail ^ | 30 April 2016 | By Ollie Gillman
    <p>President Obama took aim at Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and the Republican establishment tonight in his hilarious final White House Correspondents' Dinner speech - and he even saved some ammunition for Hillary Clinton.</p> <p>Before he tore apart the GOP candidates, Obama brought up his former Secretary of State's speeches to Goldman Sachs as he contemplated what he might do to make money after leaving the White House.</p>
  • Ted Cruz Responds To John Boehner With A Really Weird (And False) Comeback

    04/28/2016 4:28:03 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 24 replies
    uproxx.com ^ | 04.28.16 | ANDREW HUSBAND
    Cruz also told reporters gathered in Fort Wayne, Indiana that he’d only met Boehner “two or three times.” Which, in terms of actual numbers, may or may not be true, but the depth of these meetings was far greater than Cruz’s statements suggested. That’s because he worked as Boehner’s attorney during the Ohio representative’s federal lawsuit against Washington representative Jim McDermott in 1998.
  • Charge: Bernie Sanders Supporter Threatens to Cut Out Rep. McDermott's Tongue

    04/29/2016 8:51:22 AM PDT · by Rinnwald · 25 replies
    KOMO News, Seattle P-I ^ | 4/28/2016 | Levi Pulkkinen
    A Seattle man accused of threatening to cut out U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott's tongue now faces felony charges. King County prosecutors claim Jasper K. Bell made the threat because he was upset that McDermott, D-Seattle, was supporting Hillary Clinton for president.
  • Bernie Sanders to Cut Hundreds of Staff Members and Focus on California

    04/27/2016 9:36:42 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 8 replies
    The New York Times ^ | April 27, 2016 | Yamiche Alcindor
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Battered by four defeats in Tuesday night’s primaries, Bernie Sanders is planning to lay off hundreds of campaign staffers across the country and focus much of his remaining effort on winning the June 7 California primary. The Vermont senator revealed the changes a day after Hillary Clinton’s victories widened her delegate lead and left her all but certain to win the Democratic presidential nomination.
  • Trump on Clinton: 'I'm going to be taking a lot of things Bernie said and using them'

    04/27/2016 9:07:09 AM PDT · by McGruff · 23 replies
    POLITICO ^ | April 27, 2016 | NICK GASS
    Previewing his likely general election bout with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would reuse some of Bernie Sanders' material for his own purposes. "Bernie Sanders has a message that's interesting. I'm going to be taking a lot of things Bernie said and using them," Trump said in a lengthy telephone interview with MSNBC's "Morning Joe." Trump continued, saying that he could re-read some of Sanders' speeches "and get some very good material." "He said some things about her that are actually surprising. That essentially she has no right to even be running. She's got bad judgment," Trump...
  • Harry Reid says Sanders has no path to the nomination

    04/26/2016 12:32:47 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr. 26, 2016 3:07 PM EDT | Erica Werner
    Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday he does not think Bernie Sanders has a path to winning the Democratic presidential nomination. Responding to questions at his weekly news conference Reid declined to suggest Sanders should drop out or cede the ground to Hillary Clinton, who’s expected to post a strong showing in primaries Tuesday in Maryland, Pennsylvania and elsewhere. …
  • Trump: Sanders should run as independent

    04/26/2016 9:56:32 AM PDT · by McGruff · 81 replies
    POLITICO ^ | April 26, 2016 | NICK GASS
    Suggesting that Bernie Sanders has been treated unfairly by the Democratic Party, Donald Trump on Tuesday said that the Vermont senator should abandon his run for the Democratic nomination and instead seek an independent path to the White House. "Bernie Sanders has been treated terribly by the Democrats — both with delegates & otherwise," Trump tweeted. "He should show them, and run as an Independent!" Sanders and his campaign have indicated that the senator, who was still listed as an independent on his Senate website as early as this month, will continue to be a Democrat in future elections.
  • (Trump's) The Unfavorability Illusion

    04/26/2016 8:35:56 AM PDT · by GilGil · 28 replies
    Dilbert ^ | 4/26/2016 | Scott Adams
    Your brain has not yet compared Trump (alone) to Clinton (alone). You have only compared conflated concepts of a Clinton/Sanders creature to a Trump/Cruz/Kasich/Romney/Ryan creature. You think that isn’t happening in YOUR head, but it is. That’s how all of us are wired. We don’t compartmentalize as well as we think. When the race gets down to a clean Trump versus Clinton contest, and people realize there are no other options, the comparison changes. Trump wins the matchup against “crooked Hillary” with ease, based on skill, not policies. You haven’t even imagined that contest yet. Your brain won’t let you....
  • Exclusive Data Analysis:Democrat Turnout Collapses Down More Than 4.5 Million,(Shortened)

    04/26/2016 5:32:53 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 47 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 26, 2016 | Mathew Boyle And Andy Badolato
    Election data compiled by Breitbart News on the Democratic Party’s primaries and caucuses in 2016 and 2008 show that turnout in is down significantly, nearly 20 percent, from the last contested election.
  • Obama Has Harsh Words For Black Lives Matter Activists WHILE FROLICKING IN LONDON

    04/25/2016 5:17:05 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 4/24/2016 | Eric Owens
    President Barack Obama urged Black Lives Matter activists to work with the leaders of institutions instead of “keeping on yelling at them” at a youth town hall event. Obama made the remarks on Saturday — in London, England, well over 3,000 miles from the nearest American Black Lives Matter protester, according to the Daily Mail. “You can’t just keep on yelling at them and you can’t refuse to meet because that might compromise the purity of your position,” Obama urged his young British audience. “The value of social movements and activism is to get you at the table, get you...
  • Clinton's Cough Attack Returns

    04/25/2016 8:29:17 AM PDT · by yoe · 67 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | April 24, 2016 | Daniel Halper
    Hillary Clinton's cough returned today at a rally in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Today's coughing fit occurred as Clinton was on stage, as she rallied in front of her supporters. Watch here:video
  • Cecile Richards: Vote for Hillary Clinton Because Pro-Lifers Want to “Get Rid of Planned Parenthood”

    04/25/2016 8:36:21 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | April 25, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    Planned Parenthood abortion business CEO Cecile Richards campaigned for Hillary Clinton over the weekend and said abortion activists should vote for her because pro-life supporters want to “get rid of Planned Parenthood.” Richards and the Clinton campaign have been joined at the hp from the beginning and Planned Parenthood made its first-ever presidential endorsement supporting Clinton. Richards campaigned at Brown University, the very liberal Ivy League school that is her alma mater and, as she always does, falsely equated opposing abortion with opposing health care for women: President of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards ’80 spoke on campus Friday to advocate...
  • Huckabee: I Wish Cruz-Kasich Wanted to Stop Hillary As Much as They Do Trump

    04/25/2016 8:27:59 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 64 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 04/25/2016 | Jim Hoft
    On Sunday Ted Cruz and John Kasich joined forces to deny Donald Trump enough delegates to win the Republican nomination. Both of the contenders are coordinating efforts to stop Donald Trump. Neither one can do it separately so they're hoping they’ll be able to do it together. That way they can force a contested convention and rip apart the Republican Party. Tonight former Governor Mike Huckabee weighed in on this new tactic. Cruz, Kasich join forces to stop Trump. I wish they wanted to stop Hillary and much as they did the Republican who is beating both of them.
  • Bill Kristol Pushes Jim Mattis For Third Party Run: "Patriotic Americans" Will Look At This Choice

    04/25/2016 7:36:56 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 33 replies
    RCP ^ | April 24, 2016 | Tim Hains
    BILL KRISTOL: The only thing that appeals to me is what Reince Priebus just called a dumb idea, which is giving the American people a better choice than Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump... I think an independent candidacy is totally doable, I think it will happen. The ballot access problems are not -- STEPHANOPOULOS: -- coming up on the filing deadlines -- KRISTOL: -- oh, Texas, North Carolina. Every other state -- no other state's filing deadlines' before June 27th. You couldn't wait until the convention. You'd have to decide after Indiana, possibly after California. I think there will be...
  • Push on for Clinton-McAuliffe ticket

    11/10/2015 11:06:30 AM PST · by PROCON · 26 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | Nov. 10, 2015 | Paul Bedard
    Terry McAuliffe, the Virginia governor who was former President Bill Clinton's top fundraiser and Hillary Clinton's 2008 campaign chair, is being pushed for vice president, possibly creating an extended Clinton family dynasty in America's two top political offices. A Clinton-McAuliffe pairing would be the most friendly ever and a long road from the usual ticket coalition like the 1980 Reagan-Bush ticket. McAuliffe can serve only one-term as governor and will be a third-year lame duck when the Democratic nominee picks a veep next summer. And being a one-term governor isn't a hurdle to higher office. A former Virginia chief executive,...
  • It's 'Possible' Hillary Clinton Could Be Better President than GOP Pick, Charles Koch Says

    04/24/2016 8:10:24 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 88 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | Apr 23, 2016, 6:04 PM ET | JONATHAN KARL ALEXANDER MALLIN
    It's a nightmare scenario for Republicans, but conservative billionaire Charles Koch says "it's possible" Hillary Clinton could make a better president than the remaining candidates in the GOP primary. Koch, one of the most influential and controversial forces in Republican politics, said in an exclusive interview with ABC News to air Sunday on "This Week" that he believed Bill Clinton was a better president "in some ways" than George W. Bush. "In other ways, I mean [Clinton] wasn't an exemplar. But as far as the growth of government, the increase in spending," Koch said. "It was 2.5 times [more] under...
  • Hillary Clinton considers all-female ticket by choosing woman as vice-president nominee

    04/24/2016 11:43:26 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 88 replies
    Hillary Clinton is considering selecting another woman as her vice presidential running mate, according to campaign officials. Following her convincing win over her Democratic rival Bernie Sanders in New York last week, she has already begun turning her attention to November's general election. This offers the intriguing possibility of not just the first female party nominee but the prospect of an all-woman ticket. This week, John Podesta, her campaign chairman, told the Boston Globe that women would certainly be on the list of possible vice-presidential candidates: “We’ll start with a broad list and then begin to narrow it. But there...
  • In Pa., shifting electorate and 'a historic election'

    04/24/2016 12:24:14 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 68 replies
    Philly.com ^ | Updated: April 24, 2016 — 3:01 AM EDT | Maria Panaritis and Dylan Purcell
    Jim Donnelly is a registered Republican who is disgusted. His lifelong party, he believes, has done little for anyone but the wealthy, the well-connected, and its own leaders. "I'm a strong Republican and this is the worst I've ever seen it," said Donnelly, 73, a retired factory production manager who lives in Lansdale. "In Washington, D.C., and in Harrisburg, the Republicans are only looking out for themselves. I don't see any Republican I like except for Donald Trump - because he says it the way it is." Donnelly has a lot of company in Pennsylvania. For decades, the state has...
  • President Hillary is totally unacceptable!

    04/23/2016 1:02:08 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 894 replies
    Free Republic stands for God, family, country! America! "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, ensure domestic Tranquillity, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution for the United State of America." Securing the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity is our mission on FR. We cannot secure the blessings of liberty with Hillary in the White House. When Trump wins the lion's share of the primary votes, states and...
  • Smelling Blood in the Political Water

    04/23/2016 10:27:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 23, 2016 | Paul Driessen
    The great white environmentalist sharks smell blood in the water. It’s gushing from mortally wounded US coal companies that the Obama EPA has gutted as sacrifices on the altar of “dangerous manmade climate change” prevention and other spurious health, ecological and planetary scares.Peabody Energy, Arch Coal and other once vibrant coal producers have filed for Chapter 11 protection, shedding some $30 billion in shareholder value and tens of thousands of jobs in their companies and dependent industries. The bloodletting has left communities and states reeling, union pension funds and 401k plans empty, and the health, welfare, hopes and dreams of...
  • Maher Calls US Military 'Mass Murder Machine,' Extreme Muslims 'Teabaggers'

    04/23/2016 12:04:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | April 23, 2016 | Brad Wilmouth
    On his Real Time show on Friday, HBO comedian Bill Maher referred to the U.S. military as a "mass murder machine" as he recalled that the reason he likes Bernie Sanders so much is because the Vermont socialist is the only presidential candidate who would argue against building a bigger military. A bit earlier, as he discussed with the New Yorker's Lawrence Wright the possibility of Saudi government officials being linked to the 9/11 attacks, Maher also made a crass reference to Tea Party conservatives -- whom he has mocked in the past as "teabaggers" -- by referring to Muslim...
  • Dear Bernie Sanders: Black votes matter

    04/23/2016 2:48:21 AM PDT · by Fasceto · 6 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4/22/2016 | Kathleen Parker
    This month, having lost massively to Hillary Clinton across the Southeast, Sanders commented that the bevy of early Southern primaries “distorts reality.” In other comments soon thereafter, perhaps covering for what was obviously a lapse in political acumen, he clarified that those early states are the most conservative in the country. Not really. And not really. While some segments of the South are undeniably conservative, Dixie is also home to a large and reliably Democratic cohort — African Americans. Many of the most liberal people serving in today’s Congress were elected by Southerners, and especially black Southerners. The reality is...
  • Watch Out, Hillary Clinton: A Revolt Is Brewing in the Democratic Party

    04/22/2016 4:13:36 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    Fiscal Times ^ | 4/22/16 | David Dayen
    My unscientific poll of Maryland voters in next week’s Democratic presidential primary gives Bernie Sanders a 100 percent lead in early returns. “I just voted for Bernie Sanders today,” said Thomas Frank, author of several books, including 2004’s best-seller What’s the Matter with Kansas?, and this year’s Listen, Liberal: or, Whatever Happened to the Party of the People? “I advance voted in Maryland. I have my little ‘I Voted’ sticker on my shirt,” Frank told me in an interview this week. Frank spoke with Sanders back in 2014, when he was deciding whether to run for president and whether to...
  • Uh Oh: New Poll Shows Hillary In Danger Of Losing California

    04/22/2016 4:01:27 PM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/22/16 | Blake Neff
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s effort to close out the Democratic race may be going awry, as a new poll shows she’s in danger of losing California to Sen. Bernie Sanders. According to a new Fox News poll conducted April 18-21, Clinton has the support of 48 percent of likely Democratic primary voters, while Sanders is right behind with 46 percent. That’s the closest margin yet between the two in the state, which awards more delegates to the Democratic National Convention than any other. Clinton holds a substantial delegate lead over Sanders and remains heavily favored to win the...
  • Former President of Mexico Compares Bernie Sanders to Hugo Chávez

    04/22/2016 11:46:04 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | Fri Apr. 22, 2016 | AJ Vicens
    Sanders, he says, is a "false prophet" who could be as dangerous as Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.With Donald Trump putting Mexico at the center of the Republican presidential conversation, the country's former president, Vicente Fox, has gone hard at the GOP front-runner, saying, "He reminds me of Hitler." But Fox, who served as president from 2000 to 2006, has some comparisons for Bernie Sanders that are not much more flattering. "In Latin America, we have a century of experience of suffering from messianic, populist leaders that have broken our economies, that have brought poverty into all of Latin America,"...
  • Former Sanders adviser: 'Israel will be eliminated'

    04/20/2016 9:49:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    inn ^ | 4/20/16 | David Rosenberg
    Retired US Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson is no stranger to controversy, with a legacy of questionable statements on Israel and the US government. In 2013 the former chief of staff for then-Secretary of State Colin Powell suggested that Israel was responsible for the use of chemical weapons in Syria. In 2007 Wilkerson appeared in a Dutch documentary, claiming that American foreign policy was dominated by “the Jewish lobby”. Despite his history of inflammatory rhetoric and frequent conspiracy theories, Wilkerson was tapped to serve as a military and foreign policy adviser for the Bernie Sanders campaign in 2015. In the wake...
  • Bernie Sanders and the Israel Blame Game

    04/20/2016 7:56:32 AM PDT · by rktman
    americanthinker.com ^ | 4/20/2016 | Steve Postal
    Blunders on Israel abound in the Bernie Sanders camp. On April 14, Sanders suspended his new national Jewish outreach communicator, Ms. Simone Zimmerman, after just two days on the job. Her sacking followed discovery of her calling Benjamin Netanyahu “an arrogant, deceptive, cynical, manipulative a[**]hole,” accusing him of “sanctioning the murder of over 2,000 people,” and presiding over a “brutal military occupation” of the West Bank (a canard I debunk here). In an April 1 interview with the NY Daily News, Mr. Sanders stated that Israel killed over 10,000 Gazans in the 2014 conflict between Israel and Hamas. He later...
  • Obama to host late Passover seder this year; President to be in Saudi Arabia on first and second

    04/20/2016 6:32:01 AM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 4/20/16 | JTA
    President Barack Obama will host a Passover seder this year, but not on either of the nights it is required according to Jewish custom. A spokeswoman told JTA that Obama will host the seder next week following his return from travel overseas. Obama will be in Saudi Arabia on the first and second nights of Passover, Friday and Saturday, attending a regional cooperation summit.
  • Harvard Students Hurl Anti-Semitic Slurs at Liberal Israeli MK “A question about the odor of

    04/20/2016 12:40:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 46 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 4/20/16 | Tiffany Gabbay
    Just when you think once-prestigious Harvard could fall further from grace, Harvard students hurled anti-Semitic epithets at Israel's former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni during her recent talk at the University. Last Thursday, Harvard Law School hosted a panel discussion with guest speakers Dennis Ross and former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni. During a question and answer session a president of a student organization mocked the Israeli leader, asking her, “How is it that you are so smelly?” When his question drew stunned silence, he clarified his "question." “A question about the odor of Ms. Tzipi Livni, she’s very smelly, and I...
  • Maryland Likely To Continue Momentum for Trump, Clinton (Trump 43%, Kasich 29%, Cruz 24%)

    PPP's new Maryland poll finds both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton with double digit leads heading into next week's primary election. Trump isn't looking as dominant as he is in New York, polling at 43%. But he's benefiting from a similar dynamic to the Empire State in that there is no clear alternative to him- John Kasich and Ted Cruz are closely matched for second place at 29% and 24% respectively. Trump is by far the most broadly popular candidate among GOP voters in the state with a 57/37 favorability rating compared to 48/35 for Kasich and 33/50 for Cruz....
  • NEW YORK EXIT POLLS:CLINTON 54% SANDERS 46% TRUMP 61% KASICH 24% CRUZ 15%

    04/19/2016 5:47:29 PM PDT · by Mechanicos · 121 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 4/19/16 | Drudge Report
    NEW YORK EXIT POLLS: CLINTON 54% SANDERS 46% TRUMP 61% KASICH 24% CRUZ 15% Flashing Now
  • Alan Dershowitz: Don’t be fooled America, Bernie Sanders is not pro-Israel

    04/19/2016 10:05:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | April 18, 2016 | Alan Dershowitz
    Bernie Sanders may not be as anti-Israel as some of his radical supporters but he can no longer be called pro-Israel. The accusations he has repeatedly leveled against Israel in the past few days—that its military response to Hamas rockets and terror tunnels has been “disproportionate”—reflects both abysmal ignorance about the conduct of the Israeli Defense Force and a pervasive bias against the nation state of the Jewish people. Sanders is right, of course, that he is not alone in accusing Israel of using disproportionate force, but he is very bad company when he cites the “countries all over the...
  • Sanders Yiddish ads blast 'wicked' Netanyahu, rightwing Zionists

    04/19/2016 8:49:16 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    INN ^ | 4/19/2016, 10:30 AM | (Arutz Sheva Staff)
    Both Republican and Democratic candidates have been courting Jewish voters ahead of Tuesday’s New York primary vote, looking for an edge in competitive districts with large Jewish populations. Orthodox Jews, who make up a significant portion of New York’s Jewish population, have become an important bloc in the New York primary for both parties. […] While Orthodox Jews tend to lean more Republican than Democrat by a margin of 55% to 31%, some Hasidic sects, including the staunchly anti-Zionist Satmar, have lent their support in the past to Democratic candidates. Yiddish flyers distributed by a pro-Sanders group and bearing the...
  • Sanders rips closed party primaries in New York: 'That's wrong'

    04/19/2016 9:57:52 AM PDT · by McGruff · 24 replies
    POLITICO ^ | April 19, 2016 | NOLAN D. MCCASKILL
    It’s wrong that independents are unable to vote in New York’s primary, Bernie Sanders said Tuesday. “I’m trying to do everything I can to get my vote casted for him,” a male supporter told reporters in New York while gesturing toward Sanders. “I can sign a court order and an affidavit and whatever I need to do, and I’m going to do that, but it shouldn’t be this hard to vote.” “No, it should not be,” Sanders replied. “Today, 3 million people in the state of New York who are independents have lost their right to vote in the Democratic...
  • Sanders comforts supporter who can’t vote in NY Dem primary

    04/19/2016 10:54:28 AM PDT · by alancarp · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | Mark Hensch
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Tuesday comforted an independent voter who can't cast a ballot in New York's Democratic primary. “Right now I’m doing everything I can to get my vote casted for him,” the man told ABC News upon encountering Sanders in New York City’s Times Square. I can sign a court order, an affidavit, whatever I need to do, and I’m going to do that. But it shouldn’t be this hard to vote.” Sanders then patted his supporter’s shoulder before agreeing that the Empire State’s primary rules are shutting out voters. “Today, three million people in the state...
  • Yes, Bernie Sanders Will Become President.

    04/19/2016 11:36:55 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 60 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 4/19 | H.A. Goodman
    In 8 out of 10 national polls, Hillary Clinton’s favorability ratings are negative by 15 points or more. According to recent CBS and NBS/WSJ polls, Clinton holds negative favorability ratings by 23 and 24 point margins, respectively. A progressive said to “get things done” won’t be able to win the White House with such negative national ratings. In contrast, Bernie Sanders is the only leading candidate with positive favorability ratings, and this has nothing to do with Clinton being more “vetted.” Bernie doesn’t need private servers and speaks to millions of people in open forums; Clinton is the antithesis of...
  • Ben and Jerry’s cofounders arrested at Capitol protest

    04/19/2016 7:20:58 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 73 replies
    mcclatchy.com ^ | April 19, 2016 | ELIZABETH KOH
    The cofounders of the popular Ben and Jerry’s ice cream company were arrested Monday afternoon as part of a sit-in on the steps of the U.S. Capitol protesting big money in politics. Jerry Greenfield, 66, and Ben Cohen, 65, were arrested with about 300 others for “unlawful demonstration activities,” according to a statement from U.S. Capitol Police Monday. All demonstrators were processed and released the same day.
  • Over Half of NJ Republicans Choose Trump; Clinton Still Leads But Losing Ground Against Sanders

    04/18/2016 3:10:43 PM PDT · by usafa92 · 61 replies
    Rutgers/Eagleton ^ | Rutgers/Eagleton
    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – As Donald Trump looks poised for victory in New York, he continues to lead with Republican voters on this side of the Hudson as well, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Breaking the 50-percent mark in New Jersey for the first time since announcing his candidacy last summer, Trump was named by 52 percent of registered Republican voters as their first choice if they had to cast their primary vote today. Ohio Gov. John Kasich has ascended to a distant second in the Garden State, with 24 percent. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz comes in third at...
  • Report: Catholic parishioners seek federal fraud probe of Sanders' wife for land deal

    04/18/2016 6:32:55 PM PDT · by topher · 6 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Published April 18, 2016 | FoxNews.com
    Catholic parishioners in Vermont reportedly are seeking a federal probe into whether Bernie Sanders’ wife committed loan fraud when she was president of Burlington College -- by allegedly exaggerating the amount of money the college could raise in order to secure millions for a land deal. According to a report published Monday morning by Heat Street, the allegations against Jane O’Meara Sanders were laid out in a letter sent by Brady Toensing, vice chair of the Vermont GOP, to the U.S. attorney in January. The claims stem from Sanders’ time as president of Burlington College between 2004 and 2011. Toward...
  • Chill Bill

    04/18/2016 2:50:20 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 18, 2016 | Doris O'Brien
    Hillary Clinton’s wardrobe is not the only thing that isn’t necessarily working in her favor these days. Even less flattering is the popularity of Bernie Sanders, whose campaign -- according to conventional wisdom -- should have been suspended long ago. And now, instead of promoting her vision for America and the world, Hillary finds herself sidetracked into defense mode over the high fees and undisclosed lowdown in her speeches to Wall Street moguls. She’s under threat of an FBI investigation over possible e-mail and server abuses. She’s even had to dodge the protesting rabble at her outrageously pricey celebrity fund-raisers....
  • Hillary Clinton used State Department position to get Yunus $13m grant, reportedly under...

    04/18/2016 2:37:59 PM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    Bangladesh 24 ^ | 4/19/16 | Nurul Islam Hasib
    Her mixing of official work with Yunus and others is reportedly the focus of a FBI public corruption investigation, according to the report.The Daily Caller News Foundation says its investigation revealed that the tax funds were given to Yunus through 18 separate USAID award transactions listed by the federal contracting site USAspending.gov.Yunus is a long-time friend of Clinton, and was managing director of the Grameen Bank before Bangladesh Bank forced him to leave office on the grounds that he had crossed the official age limit.He had challenged his dismissal in the Supreme Court but lost and has been at loggerheads...
  • Hillary Clinton Tells Black Radio Host She Carries Hot Sauce In Her Purse

    04/18/2016 9:16:58 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 71 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | April 18, 2016 | Kaitlan Collins
    During an interview with "The Breakfast Club" Monday morning, Angela Yee asked the Democratic candidate what she always has in her purse. "Hot sauce," Clinton answered. "Yeah." "Now listen, I want you to know that people are going to see this and say, 'She's pandering to black people,'" Charlamagne Tha God told Clinton.
  • CNN Commentator on Hillary’s High Unfavorables: ‘A Lot of This is Sexism’

    04/18/2016 11:01:30 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 52 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 4/18/2016 | Alex Griswold
    CNN political commentator and NY1 host Errol Louis said during a Monday morning discussion that the reason Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has such high unfavorability numbers in most polls was because of unconscious sexism on the part of respondents. New Day host Chris Cuomo asked Louis about a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC poll that found that even among Democrats, Clinton had a 56% unfavorable rating. “Let me suggest, because some of her strategists have said this kind of quietly, it’s not really a big thing on this campaign trail: a lot of this is sexism,” he responded “It’s buried...
  • CNN, MSNBC Hosts: Bernie Bros ‘Sexist’ for Throwing Dollar Bills at Hillary (BARF ALERT)

    04/18/2016 9:39:45 AM PDT · by McGruff · 21 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | April 18, 2016 | MATT WELSTEIN
    Over the weekend, Bernie Sanders supporters staked out Hillary Clinton’s George Clooney-hosted fundraiser in San Francisco and threw actual dollar bills at her motorcade as she drove by. They did so to decry the corrupting force of money in politics, but Clinton’s campaign has actively painted it as a misogynistic attempt to liken her to a “whore.” This narrative likely stems from a comment made by Sanders supporter and prominent healthcare activist Dr. Paul Song at a recent rally. "Medicare-for-all will never happen if we continue to elect corporate Democratic whores who are beholden to big pharma and the private...
  • Sanders Supporters Throw $1,001 at Clinton Motorcade Going to Hollywood Fundraiser

    04/18/2016 9:21:16 AM PDT · by LonePalm · 16 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 17 April 2016 | Chandler Gill
    During a protest against Hillary Clinton on Friday, supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) threw $1,001 in singles at Clinton’s motorcade as she was on her way to attend a fundraiser at the home of George Clooney, CNN reported. The protestors said the demonstration was supposed to represent the absurdity of campaign finance laws and to protest the amount of money funneled into political campaigns by Wall Street and wealthy celebrities. Once Clinton’s motorcade drove through the protest, Sanders’ supporters “danced in the street, stomping on the dollar bills.” One protestor named Howard Gold explained he doesn’t support the...
  • Chelsea Clinton Gracing Ithaca With Presence on Monday (refreshingly honest bit about Chelsea)

    04/18/2016 6:09:23 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 15 replies
    The Cornell Review ^ | 4/17/2016 | Casey Breznick
    Democratic royalty Chelsea Clinton will visit Ithaca Monday morning to “get out the vote” for her mother, Hillary Clinton. Anyone who’s interested can RSVP here. Shockingly enough, it’s a free event. That’s quite the bargain, considering that over in Hollywood and the Bay Area you have to shell out a pretty $353k+ to pow-wow with Hillary, George Clooney, and friends.Even though Ithaca’s zip code is one of Bernie Sanders’ top donor districts, there is perhaps a case to be made for Mrs. Clinton in ultra-progressive Ithaca. What that case is exactly, perhaps is best left to Chelsea.In an effort to...
  • Bernie Sanders’ Army of Deadbeats Can Bring Conservatives Together Again

    04/18/2016 5:13:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 18, 2016 | Kurt Schlichter
    It seems impossible, but there may be some common ground between the people who support Donald Trump, the people who support Ted Cruz, and the person who supports John Kasich. And it’s all thanks to socialism’s cryptkeeper Bernie Sanders and his band of whiny deadbeats. Their obnoxious demands that we give them the money we’ve worked for in order to subsidize their sanctimonious indolence demands our short, clear, united response – which begins with the letter “F.” Like a Pied Piper leading idiots instead of rats – rats are more useful than college students and often cleaner – the Sanders...
  • Watch Stephanopoulos in disbelief when Hillary claims she’s ignorant about 9/11 legislation

    04/17/2016 8:01:51 PM PDT · by kevcol · 59 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | April 17, 2016 | Michael Dorstewit
    Hillary Clinton claimed surprising ignorance of a bill she should be intimately acquainted with as a former secretary of state and New York senator. ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos brought up the legislation introduced by Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer, which would allow 9/11 victims to sue state sponsors of terror for the attack that took nearly 3,000 lives in 2001. "Your senior senator here in New York, Chuck Schumer has sponsored a bill backed by the 9/11 families that would give them the right to sue state sponsors of terror in federal court," he said Sunday on "This Week." "Now,...
  • Clinton’s dismal approval ratings prompt Dem fears

    04/14/2016 10:05:12 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/13/16 06:00 AM EDT | Niall Stanage and Amie Parnes
    Hillary Clinton’s favorability ratings are historically low and increasingly a concern for her supporters. Clinton is now viewed unfavorably by 55 percent of the electorate, according to the HuffPost Pollster average, which tracks findings from 42 different polling outfits. Only 40.2 percent of people view her favorably, according to that average. An Associated Press/GfK poll released last week also found 55 percent giving Clinton an unfavorable rating. In the most recent Gallup poll, released late last month, her unfavorable number was 53 percent versus only 42 percent who saw her favorably. Even Democrats acknowledge those findings are a problem. “They’re...
  • Donald Trump Calls Hillary Clinton ‘Crooked Hillary’ in New York

    04/17/2016 4:31:47 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 24 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | April 17,2016 | by ALEX SWOYER
    GOP frontrunner Donald Trump said America can’t let Democrat frontrunner Hillary Clinton become president during his afternoon campaign rally in Poughkeepsie, New York on Sunday afternoon. On Saturday, Trump dubbed the former Secretary of State and First Lady “Crooked Hillary,” while referencing his rival Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)97% , who he calls “Lyin’ Ted,” during a rally in Watertown, NY. Trump stuck with the new moniker on Sunday, as its use prompted a response during Sunday morning’s political talk shows. ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, who worked under Bill Clinton in the White House, asked Hillary about the new nickname on...