Articles Tagged with president

Ted Cruz Attacks His Own Party Leader, Calls Mitch McConnell A Liar

Ted Cruz and Mitch McConnell

Politicians are notorious for accusing each other of lying and cheating, but it’s rare that a Senator attacks someone from his or her own party — especially the majority leader. But that’s exactly what presidential candidate Ted Cruz did to Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on the floor of the Senate on Friday. According to… Read more »

Hillary Clinton: State Department Releases Hundreds Of Benghazi Emails

Could Hillary Clinton scandals derail Hillary 2016?

The United States State Department released its first round of emails from presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s time as Secretary of State on Friday. This will offer a new look at how Clinton handled the 2012 terror attack of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The first round totals roughly 300 emails and about 850 pages… Read more »

Rand Paul Promises To Filibuster To Stop The Renewal Of The Patriot Act

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) waits for the beginning of a news conference on military sexual assault November 6, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A bipartisan group of senators are pushing to create an independent military justice system with the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul has threatened to do everything in his power to stop the renewal of the anti-terrorist legislation called the Patriot Act, even if it means exercising his right to filibuster. The Patriot Act famously grants the U.S. government’s National Security Agency permission to access citizen phone records and tap calls in… Read more »

Rapper Ja Rule Endorses Hillary Clinton On National TV

Ja Rule at the premiere of "XXX" at the Village Theater in Westwood, Ca. Monday, August 5, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images.

Presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton got some support from an unexpected source this week when rap star Ja Rule publicly endorsed her on television. According to the New York Daily News, Ja Rule appeared on Fox Business on Thursday to promote a new business he’s starting called Magnises, a credit card company. But before Ja… Read more »

Hillary Clinton Responds To Accusations About How She ‘Got Rich,’ Notes Republicans Are ‘Talking Only About Me’

Hillary Clinton

Now that Hillary Clinton has announced her candidacy for the 2016 presidential election, she is already fiercely under attack from her political opponents. Clinton has reassured her supporters that she understands the way election season works and that she’s prepared for all kinds of attacks and “distractions” from the Republican opposition. According to ABC News,… Read more »

Why Ted Cruz Doesn’t Stand A Chance

Ted Cruz

Republican senator Ted Cruz recently announced his candidacy for the presidency in 2016. While this ambitious and dramatic mouthpiece for the far right does have a small pack of devoted followers, his ubiquitous poor reputation will almost certainly keep him from the White House, and probably even from the Republican nomination. The news story alone… Read more »

Sarah Palin Accidentally Raised Thousands For Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton.

Sarah Palin shocked the world when she admitted she was “seriously” considering running for president in 2016, especially after arguably ruining John McCain’s chances of winning against Obama six years ago. With super-conservative Sarah Palin making a sincere go at the White House, it’s especially embarrassing for her to accidentally throw $25,000 worth of support… Read more »

Donald Trump Explains Why He May Run For President [Video]

Donald Trump May Run For President

Donald Trump is seriously considering running for president in 2016. Trump has not decided as of yet; however, his upcoming plans will have a bearing on his decision. Donald Trump boarded his $100 million, custom Boeing 757 airliner and flew to the 2015 South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention at Springmaid Beach Resort, in Myrtle… Read more »

Mitt Romney 2016: ‘Yeah, I Want To Be President’

Mitt Romney 2016 President

Mitt Romney is back and ready to run for President in 2016? Appears so! Apparently rebounding from 2012, Mitt Romney is back on board as a potential Republican Presidential nominee in 2016. Romney told some of his supporters and donors in a New York City presentation that he was giving himself the green-light for a… Read more »

Jeb Bush Quits Health Care Company That Supported Obamacare

Jeb Bush, Republican Politician

Jeb Bush resigned from the board of directors of a health care company that supported the passage of the Affordable Care Act, in what some see as an early effort to manage his public image for a possible future presidential run. The Los Angeles Times reported that Bush announced his resignation from the Tenet Healthcare… 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 »

American Mom Begs ISIL To Release Her Kidnapped Son [Video]

Mom pleads for the ISIL to release her son.

Steven Sotloff, a 31-year-old American freelance journalist, was captured in August of 2013 in Syria. According to Yahoo News, militants from the Islamic State recently released a video threatening the death of Sotloff unless the U.S. military stopped the air strikes against their organization. In the same video, the militants decapitated another American journalist named… Read more »

Obama Makes Unsanitary Mistake at Chipotle

President Obama

President Obama recently visited a Chipotle restaurant near the White House to order a burrito, which is something he apparently does often. While placing his order, Obama made one mistake that photographers caught on camera. He reached over the sneeze guard. The glass shields in front of Chipotle’s burrito-making station are there to protect the… Read more »