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Jan 14 2019
When Marco Rubio was humiliated in the 2016 Florida Republican presidential primary by eventual nominee and ongoing international scourge Donald Trump, he was the first serious GOP candidate to lose a home-state primary since George H.W. Bush lost Texas to Ronald Reagan in 1980. The longstanding home turf primary advantage held by presidential candidates is one of the main reasons that the newThe Week - News
Dec 10 2012
Who needs Congress or legislation these days? The democratic process is such an anachronism:
The White House has the power to temporarily protect taxpayers from middle-class tax hikes even as upper income rates rise if Congress does nothing and all of the Bush-era tax rates expire in January. Experts and lawmakers alike agree that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has the power toTownhall
Jan 24 2021
Party leaders in today’s 50-50 Senate are haggling over a power-sharing agreement, and that’s no surprise. Only twice in American history has the Senate had a dead-even split: in a special session in 1881, and exactly 20 years ago, on the heels of a contentious presidential election decided by the Supreme Court.
In that charged atmosphere, Sens. Trent Lott, Republican from Mississippi,Christian Science Monitor
Oct 08 2012
Republican Mitt Romney said Monday the risk of conflict in the Middle East "is higher now" than it was when President Obama took office. He proposed that the U.S. take a more assertive role in Syria and claimed Obama's withdrawal of troops from Iraq has jeopardized U.S. interests.
Declaring that "it's time to change course in the Middle East" and accusing Obama of "passivity," theNPR (Online News)
Jun 23 2023
The term "cisgender" is sometimes used to describe people whose gender identity aligns with their biological sex. Is it a slur in certain contexts?
What Twitter Said: "Repeated, targeted harassment against any account will cause the harassing accounts to receive, at minimum, temporary suspensions. The words “cis” or “cisgender” are considered slurs on this platform," Elon Musk said onNational Review (News) Fortune MSNBC
Dec 09 2020
The world of cable TV news used to be such a simple place. Fox was conservative, MSNBC was liberal and CNN was in the middle. But that was before Donald Trump became president, and those easy classifications have become much more complicated.
During the 2016 presidential campaign, CNN reinvented itself as platform for Trump, showcasing his rallies and speeches to a point where theirDan Schnur
Jun 10 2023
Could a third party candidate win the presidential election in 2024?
From The Left: A strong sentiment from left-rated voices is that third party votes will especially hurt Democratic chances in 2024, with many citing Ralph Nader’s third party run in 2000 as the reason George W. Bush won the presidential election. A CNN Opinion (Left bias) article argued “most voters who rejectNew York Times (Opinion) The Hill Wall Street Journal (Opinion)
Oct 20 2020
Dianne Feinstein has served in the U.S. Senate since 1992, longer than all but four of her colleagues. Only seven Senators other than Feinstein have held their seats for more years than Susan Collins, who won her first campaign four years later. Both the California Democrat and the Maine Republican had a pretty rough time last week, as both were chastened by political parties that didn’t seemDan Schnur
Jan 18 2023
On Tuesday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that a record number of firearms were confiscated from airline passengers in 2022.
The Details: The airports with the highest number of confiscations were Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport with 448; Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport with 385; and George Bush Intercontinental Airport in HoustonNational Review (News) CBS News (Online) NewsNation