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Daily Archives: April 19, 2016

Trump Mistakenly Refers To 9/11 as ‘7-11’

Donald Trump made an embarrassing, and possibly hurtful, gaffe in New York when he misstated the date of the September 11th terror attacks. “I was down there and I watched our police and our firemen, down on 7-11, down at … Read More

Sanders Draws Sharp Contrasts To Clinton Night Before NY Primary

With less than one day to go before the New York primary, Senator Bernie Sanders did his best to draw distinctions between himself and Hillary Clinton, specifically about her ties to Wall Street which include paid speaking engagements. “My cellphone … Read More

NY Voter Registration Could Cost Sanders Young Latinos

Bernie Sanders is drawing big crowds of supporters in New York, and winning over people who never expected to want to vote in the primary. However, many of them can’t, due to restrictive registration policies in the state. Will Latino … Read More

Trump: We’re Going To Win On The First Ballot

Donald Trump is trying to calm concerns that he will be at the heart of a brutal convention fight that could wrench apart the Republican Party. He says he will win the nomination on the first ballot. “We’re going to … Read More

Trump: New York Values Are ‘Every Small Act Of Kindness, Every Great Act Of Courage’

Donald Trump has taken Ted Cruz’s “New York values” attack and turned it into a campaign rallying cry ahead of the big primary in the state on Tuesday. “I’d like to talk about New York values that we all know … Read More

Activist Groups Go After Black Caucus PAC

Activists, including those affiliated with Black Lives Matter, released a scathing letter to the political action committee for the Congressional Black Caucus. In the letter, they say that the PAC should “end the dominance of corporate lobbyists,” private prison lobbyists, … Read More

Biden: Israeli Actions Moving Country In Wrong Direction

Vice President Joe Biden had harsh words for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over what he says have been the “damaging moves” of his administration, hampering the peace process. “Settlement policies are hurting support for Israel and moving us further … Read More

Defense Chief: Iraqis ‘Still In The Lead’ Against ISIS

Defense Secretary Ash Carter appeared on NBC Nightly News to discuss the recent troop deployment to Iraq in the battle against the so-called Islamic State. “Iraqis are still in the lead.” the SecDef told Lester Holt. “Americans are at risk … Read More

GOP Angry About Weekend Gitmo Transfer

The Obama administration oversaw the transfer of nine detainees at the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Saudi Arabia. Republicans were none too happy about it on Monday. Senator Kelly Ayotte, a Republican from New Hampshire in a tough election, … Read More

Kerry Condemns Jerusalem Bus Bombing

Secretary of State John Kerry expressed outrage and sorrow about the terrorist attack in Jerusalem Monday, in which a bus was bombed, at a reception for the pro-Israeli group J Street. “Our thoughts tonight are with the 21 innocent men … Read More