Politics Timeline

George Pataki Cancels Campaign Dates: 30-Year-Old Son-In-Law In Intensive Care

George Pataki

George Pataki was originally expected to appear on campaign stops in New Hampshire, but he has canceled events after Pataki’s son-in-law suffered a stroke earlier this week. Pataki’s son-in-law, David Levy, is only 30-years-old. Pataki’s campaign has called the stroke “life-threatening.” A representative from Pataki’s campaign said in a statement, “This episode is a shock… Read more »

Bill O’Reilly And Megyn Kelly Go On Obama-Bashing Tirade

Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly

Bill O’Reilly and Megyn Kelly doubled down on Barack Obama last evening, with both bashing Obama for comments made at the G7 summit. The O’Reilly Factor quoted the president about not having a plan to combat ISIS. “When a finalized plan is presented to me by the Pentagon, then I will share it with the… Read more »

Scott Walker: Despite Poll Numbers, Walker Says Jeb Bush Is Frontrunner

Scott Walker

Despite reports that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker leads in the Iowa polls, Walker says he absolutely is not the frontrunner for the Republican candidacy. That honor, Walker says, is reserved for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Walker said: “I think Governor Bush is still probably out there in front, just because he’s probably gonna have… Read more »

Hillary Clinton ‘Unelectable,’ But She Could Still Win, Pundit Says

Hillary Clinton Unelectable?

Hillary Clinton has a tendency to be her own worst enemy. That’s the charge of many of her critics, who’ve watched her lose to an inexperienced Senator from Illinois (in 2008), fumble Benghazi, and get caught up in a campaign finance scandal that found her Clinton Foundation taking substantial payouts from foreign interests. The former… Read more »

Michigan Welfare Bill Would Cut Benefits For Families With Truant Kids

Michigan Welfare Cuts Proposed

Michigan welfare cuts could be coming soon state-wide to the families of truant schoolchildren. In a move pushed by the state’s Republican lawmakers, families with chronically truant kids could end up losing some of their benefits if they don’t correct the issue in a move that is designed to “keep kids in school,” where they… Read more »

Transgender ‘Threat’ Mike Huckabee Comments Spark Backlash

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Transgender “threat” comments by Mike Huckabee has sparked heated debate. The Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas governor suggested that an increased acceptance of transgender “rights” could lead to problems in public restrooms. Mike Huckabee transgender threat comments were uttered during a speech which was recorded and shared by BuzzFeed, that when he was a… Read more »

Will Jeb Bush Be Able To Win Over George W. Bush’s Supporters?

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At first glance, it seems like a silly question. After all, it would seem that Jeb Bush and George W. Bush would have similar politics and positions on issues: They’re representatives of the same political party, and perhaps more telling, they’re both representatives of the Bush political dynasty. But as the New York Times reported… Read more »

Lindsey Graham Enters 2016 Presidential Race

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) announced his presidential bid in his hometown on Monday, joining an already crowded Republican ticket. When asked about a motive for running, Lindsey Graham told CBS in May that he was considering a run because “the world is falling apart.” If elected, he said he would start his duties as Commander-in-Chief… Read more »

Jeb Bush Says He’s Learned From George W. Bush’s Mistakes

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Jeb Bush has already been put in difficult situations where his brother George W. Bush is concerned, and should Jeb decided to officially declare for the Republican nomination, those awkward moments are likely to continue. For example, during an interview with Megyn Kelly of Fox News, Jeb Bush was asked whether he would have invaded… Read more »