Articles Tagged with Presidential Election

Donald Trump Intentionally Tanking The GOP? Analyst Believes So


Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has been fraught with blunders – to say the least – from its inception a few weeks ago. In his announcement that he was running for president, Donald Trump went out of his way to insult Mexicans, calling them “drug dealers” and “rapists.” The backlash was almost immediate, with Univision cutting… Read more »

George Pataki Guarantees: ‘I Can Beat Hillary Clinton’

George Pataki

Former New York state governor George Pataki announced that he would run for the Republican nomination on Thursday. In the days since, Pataki has been called a “long shot” for the nomination. In fact, there have been doubts about whether he will even be among the top ten Republicans running when the first Republican debate… 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 »

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 »

Obama Approval Rating: The Results May Surprise You

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The latest Obama approval rating suggests that hope and change has lost its luster, especially among independent voters. According to a new CBS News/New York Times poll, Barack Obama’s approval rating is 41 percent, five percent lower than January 2014. Nearly 60 percent of those polled expressed disappointment with the president and his leadership. For… Read more »

US Election: 40 Percent Of Americans Won’t Vote For President

40 Percent Of Americans Won't Vote

Nearly 40 percent of Americans won’t vote for President in the US election, according to MSNBC. This number is considerably lower than other Western democracies. Out of the 169 countries that tracker voter data, the United States ranks 120th. The Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance states that this effectively puts the country between Dominican… Read more »

Climatic Moments: Obama And Romney Battling To The Bitter End

Obama and Mitt Romney Battling Until Very End

With Election Day less than 24 hours away, the battle continues between Obama and Romney until the bitter end. In an effort to entice voters to swing in their direction, each candidate held events in four states, according to Business Line. Obama and Romney continue commenting on each other’s campaign promises as they make attempts… Read more »

The Redskins Rule: Presidential Election To Be Decided On NFL Sunday

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After months on the campaign trail, dozens of political ads, and millions of dollars, the Presidential election all comes down to this: A football game. According to the Redskins rule, the next president of the United States will be decided this weekend when the Washington Redskins take the field against the Carolina Panthers. Yep, it… Read more »

Romney Is Favored Among Israelis

Romney Favored In Israel Over Obama

Mitt Romney is favored over President Obama in Israel because Israelis feel Romney would be more attentive to Israel’s needs, NPRreports. A study released by the Peace Index Poll and Israel’s Democracy Institute from August, found that Romney is favored twice as much as Obama. Worldwide, such a fond sentiment for Romney is not found… Read more »

Dish-Gate: Paul Ryan Washes Already-Clean Dishes In Manipulative Photo Op

Paul Ryan's manipulative photo op

Youngstown, OH – Media outlets are already calling it “Dish-gate,” referring to Paul Ryan’s “career ending” photo op in which he rolls up his sleeves to seemingly hand-wash clean dishes at an Ohio soup kitchen. The story goes like this: Countering accusations that the GOP ticket hates poor people, Paul Ryan decided to lend a… Read more »

Election Apps Invasively Collect Your Personal Data

Election apps from both candidates collect personal information

Though President Obama and Mitt Romney are going head-to-head in one of the most contentious elections in US history and are dramatically divided on nearly every issue, but the two have at least one thing in common: Their election apps intrusively suck up your personal data. Though millions of US voters are downloading smartphone apps… Read more »