Rubio and Cruz Take Biggest Swings Yet at Trump

Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, realizing that Thursday’s debate would be their last chance to put a serious dent in Donald Trump’s lead before Super Tuesday, came out swinging with a ferocity not yet seen from either candidate. Rubio was especially prepared for battle, but both men seemed to understand that it was no longer a reasonable strategy to ...

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Lieberman: World More Dangerous, Leaderless Than Ever

Joe Lieberman, the former Connecticut senator and vice-presidential candidate, wrote in a Washington Post op-ed this week that the world was suffering due to a lack of American leadership. Lieberman, who identified as a Democrat for most of his political career, did not call President Obama out by name. But in his critique of the world stage, he certainly left ...

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Hillary: Whites Must “Practice Humility”

Hillary Clinton’s cynical attempt to pander her way to the Democratic nomination sank to new depths on Monday night. In a Facebook question-and-answer session, the former secretary of state proved that she would stop at nothing to placate black voters. Asked by MTV’s Jamil Smith how she would encourage white voters to pay attention to issues of racial justice, Clinton ...

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Obama Lays Out Plan to Close Gitmo

The United States Congress has twice made it clear that the president is not to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, but that’s not important to a president who considers Congress somehow beneath him. To wit, Obama announced Tuesday that he was sending a comprehensive plan to close the facility to lawmakers. “It’s been clear that the detention center ...

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Muslim Groups Slam Trump for “Hate and Divisiveness”

In a letter to Donald Trump, the Muslim Public Affairs Council has told the Republican frontrunner to lay off Islam. “Ever since you announced your run for Presidency of the United States, you have scapegoated the American Muslim community and other minority groups for all your perceived ills of America,” the MPAC wrote. “You rely on the promotion of fear ...

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History Suggests That Trump Will Win it All

It’s not clear if historical precedent means much in this odd presidential campaign, but if it counts for anything, Donald Trump could be well on his way to the Republican nomination. It has been 40 years since a Republican has won New Hampshire and South Carolina without going on to win the nomination. With those two states in the bag ...

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Harry Reid Says Obama Will Soon Replace Scalia

According to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, his conversations with the president have led him to believe that Obama will nominate a Supreme Court justice soon. “We’re going to have someone in the next few weeks,” Reid said in an interview with MSNBC. “I think it will be a little over three weeks.” Reid predicted that after all the talk ...

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Respected Gun Advocate Defends Donald Trump

Since the race for South Carolina started heating up, Senator Ted Cruz has relentlessly attacked frontrunner Donald Trump for his inconsistent views on the Second Amendment. On ABC’s “This Week” last Sunday, Cruz said that the Supreme Court vacancy (possibly) awaiting the next president was all the more reason that voters should be wary of Trump. “If Donald Trump becomes ...

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Obama Takes Shot at Trump, Trump Fires Back

President Obama on Wednesday convened a press conference in California to discuss the nomination of a new Supreme Court Justice, but reporters wanted to know what he thought about the course of the 2016 election. Obama, who has been cautious about wading too deeply into the primaries, measured his words before finally saying: “I continue to believe Mr. Trump will ...

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After Scalia’s Passing, Stakes Couldn’t Be Higher

As regrettable as it is that Antonin Scalia’s monumental Supreme Court legacy has been overshadowed by the immediate political concerns brought by his death, conservatives must take seriously what it would mean to this country if his seat was filled by a liberal Justice. Over the past few years, several landmark decisions have come down to a 5-4 split. And ...

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