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Paul Ryan: ‘Count Me Out’ of 2016 Presidential Run

  Tuesday April 12, 2016 – House Speaker Paul Ryan in a press conference Tuesday afternoon put to rest speculation about a 2016 run for president. “Count me out,” he said, “I simply believe that if you want to be the nominee — to be the president — you should actually run for it. I chose not to. Therefore, I should ...

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Hilary Clinton and Mayor de Blasio Taking Heat Over Comedy Skit

  Tuesday April 12, 2016 – Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have come under fire over a comedy skit that some people feel was racially insensitive. Clinton, just days before the crucial New York primary, was a surprise guest during the mayor’s performance at the annual Inner Circle show in Manhattan on Saturday night, ...

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Problems For Trump as More Republican Delegates Chosen

  Monday April 11, 2016 – Republicans in several states met over the weekend to choose delegates to the Republican National Convention. And the meetings exposed several more problems for GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump. The businessman still holds a commanding lead, but will need to dominate the remaining contests to secure the 1,237 delegates needed to win the Republican nomination. ...

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Bill Clinton Shuts Down Black Lives Matter Protesters [watch]

  Friday April 08, 2016 –  Bill Clinton spent 13 minutes yesterday forcefully responding to Black Lives Matter activists who were heckling him. Speaking in an overwhelmingly African American neighborhood of Philadelphia, the city that will host this summer’s Democratic National Convention, the former president offered a spirited defense of his record on civil rights, his signature crime bill and ...

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Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Spar Over Qualifications For Presidency

    Thursday April 07, 2016 – Tension is flaring in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, with each candidate questioning the other’s fitness to lead and Senator Bernie Sanders now going as far as saying that Hillary Clinton is not qualified to be president. At a rally in Philadelphia on Wednesday night, Mr. Sanders took issue with recent criticism ...

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Democrat Lawmakers Oppose Renaming Law School For Antonin Scalia

  Thursday April 07, 2016 – McLEAN, Va. — George Mason University is tweaking its plan to rename its law school the Antonin Scalia School of Law to avoid an unfortunate acronym, but a group of state legislators wants to scrap the idea entirely. Eleven Democratic lawmakers sent a letter Tuesday to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, also ...

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After Upset in Wisconsin, Trump and Clinton Focus on New York

  Thursday April 07, 2016 – Fresh off resounding victories in Wisconsin by Senator Ted Cruz and Senator Bernie Sanders, the presidential campaign shifted on Wednesday to New York, where both Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton are trying to seize on their home-state advantage to reverse recent setbacks. Mr. Trump and Mrs. Clinton, who still maintain wide delegate leads in ...

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