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Did Hillary Clinton Staffers Cover Up Damning Benghazi Documents ?

Hillary Clinton staffers accused

Despite officially cleared of wrongdoing by an internal review board, staffers of Hillary Clinton have been accused of separating potentially destructive documents from material sent to a panel investigating the Benghazi, Libya attack, a former top official proclaimed on Monday. Raymond Maxwell, formerly head of the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, told The Daily Signal… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Chooses Not To Distance Herself From Obama

Bill and Hillary Clinton at the Harkin Steak Fry

While Hillary Clinton has not yet officially announced her candidacy for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, she has gotten pretty close. The media and the public seem to believe that Hillary will almost certainly be running for president once Barack Obama leaves office. And in a political decision that some might consider unwise, Clinton decided… Read more »

What Iowa Democrats Think Of Hillary Clinton’s Weekend Visit

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As nearly every political observer knows by now, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in Iowa over the weekend attending Democratic U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin’s annual steak fry for the second time in her political life. While Clinton all but announced her candidacy as we reported earlier Sunday (September 14) on The Inquisitr, the… Read more »

Planned Parenthood Attack Ads Target Republicans On Over The Counter Birth Control

Planned-Parenthood-Attack-Ads-Target-Republicans-On-Over-The-Counter-Birth-Control

Planned Parenthood is involving itself in the 2014 mid-term elections by attacking Republicans for their position on over-the-counter birth control. According to a report by The Huffington Post, the non-profit organization that has long been the target itself of attacks by Republicans is returning the favor with several targeted ad campaigns attacking Republicans for support… Read more »

Barnie Sanders: 2016 Presidential Campaign, Party Switch Could Happen

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Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont went on Meet the Press this morning (September 14) and dropped a bombshell about his future political plans. In the interview with new MTP moderator Chuck Todd, Sanders was clear that 2016 was a possibility, and said an upcoming trip to Iowa — where the nation’s first caucuses… Read more »

Jay Carney: Democrats Will Lose Mid-Terms Decisively

Jay Carnet says dems will lose big in november

Jay Carney, the former press secretary for President Barack Obama and now a CNN political commentator/analyst, said Sunday that 2014′s mid-term elections were going to deliver a crushing blow to members of the president’s Democratic Party. According to Carney per The Daily Caller, there are a variety of reasons for the expected losses. “The sixth… Read more »

Six Californias Petition Falls Short of Making Ballot

Six Californias

The initiative to split California into six states, commonly referred to as the “Six Californias Plan” has failed to garner enough signatures to appear on the ballot next year. The failure had California Secretary of State Debra Brown strike it from inclusion on the November 2016 ballot. The Six Californias Plan was the brainchild of… Read more »

Former SC Governor Mark Sanford Ends Engagement In Bizarre Facebook Post

Former SC Governor Mark Sanford Splits With Ex-Mistress, Announces On Facebook

Mark Sanford, the infamous former South Carolina governor, revealed via Facebook that he has called off his engagement to Maria Belen Chapur. Maria was Sanford’s mistress for a time before the GOP Rep. revealed his affair and split from his wife to be with Chapur. Sanford made national headlines five years ago after he disappeared… Read more »

Rob Ford Withdraws From Toronto Mayor’s Race

Rob Ford

Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who drew international media attention after being caught smoking crack and who has since become a laughingstock, has dropped out of the race for Mayor of Toronto. As of this post, it’s unclear what motivated Rob Ford to drop out of the race. He’s spent the last few days in the… Read more »

U.S. House Resolution Condemns Bowe Bergdahl Prisoner Swap As Illegal

house condemns obama over bergdahl swap

In a purely symbolic act, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a non-binding resolution to condemn President Obama for exchanging five Taliban leaders for Bowe Bergdahl. Although the bill will most likely not be considered in the Senate, the resolution exposed fractures in the Democratic party. House leader John Boehner published this press release about… Read more »

Ted Cruz: 2016 Campaign May Be Launched Due To ISIS Threat

ed cruz may run in 2016

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, said in an interview with ABC News this morning that he could launch a 2016 campaign for president due to the current state of foreign affairs. Specifically, Cruz highlighted the situation in the Middle East with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a group which… Read more »

Mitt Romney: President Romney Would Do Better Than President Hillary Clinton

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Even though he insists that there is not a third presidential campaign in his future, former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney sure seems to be everywhere and addressing the presidential rumors quite a bit. The latest comes during a discussion about who would make a better president, Mitt Romney or Hillary… Read more »

President Obama Wants ‘A Vacation From The Press’

President Obama: Vacation From Press, Please

President Obama said he wants “a vacation from the press” during a recent interview on NBC’s Meet the Press. Talking to Chuck Todd about his much-criticized golf game following brief comments lamenting the decapitation of U.S. journalist James Foley at the hands of Islamic State extremists, the Commander-in-Chief had this to say. “I should’ve anticipated… Read more »