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Daily Archives: June 17, 2016

McCain: Obama ‘Directly Responsible’ for Orlando Shooting

Sen. John McCain came out on Thursday and said that President Barack Obama was “directly responsible” for the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. The Hill reports: About an hour after making the remarks, McCain backtracked, saying he “misspoke.” “I … Read More

Sanders Camp No Longer Lobbying Superdelegates

According to Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager Jeff Weaver, Sanders’ campaign is no longer chasing superdelegates. “We are not currently lobbying superdelegates,” Weaver said during an interview with Bloomberg Politics’ ”With All Due Respect” that aired on MSNBC. “I don’t anticipate … Read More

AFL-CIO Endorses Clinton

Hillary Clinton earned an important political endorsement from the AFL-CIO labor organization on Thursday. The Hill reports: The AFL-CIO voted Thursday to endorse the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, following the path of many top unions like the National Education Association … Read More

McCain Backtracks After Blaming Obama for Shooting in Orlando

Sen. John McCain backpedaled hard on Thursday. In earlier comments, he blamed President Barack Obama for the recent Orlando shooting. WATCH: @SenJohnMcCain tells @HallieJackson he's "not backtracking" on cmts RE: Obama being "responsible" for Orlando pic.twitter.com/7fJ8QRyHfa — Frank Thorp V … Read More

Heavyweight Breaks Ranks with GOP, Endorsing Clinton

Donald Trump is so unpopular with his own party that Richard Armitage, a top national security official who served for Presidents George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan, has broken with the party. “If Donald Trump is the nominee, I would … Read More

Trump Mulling Launch of His Own Cable Network

Who needs the media when you can start your own cable network? Donald Trump is mulling over the idea of doing exactly that. The Hill reports: Trump has discussed a “mini-media conglomerate” for the “audience” following his presidential campaign, according … Read More

Sanders Refuses to Concede in Speech to Supporters

With the end of Bernie Sanders’s campaign fast approaching, the senator wants to ensure that the legacy of his campaign is cemented forever. “Election days come and go. But political and social revolutions that attempt to transform our society never … Read More

GOP Stirs Clinton-Sanders Tensions

The Republican National Committee continues to stir the pot after they accused the Democratic National Committee of working with Hillary Clinton in the early stages of the primary. The Hill reports: In an email, the RNC sent to reporters a … Read More

Family of AR-15 Inventor: The Weapon Wasn’t Meant for Civilians

According to a family member of the inventor of the AR-15, the gun was never designed to be used in civilian situations. “Our father, Eugene Stoner, designed the AR-15 and subsequent M16 as a military weapon to give our soldiers … Read More

Poll: Trump Has 94 Percent Unfavorable Rating with Blacks

The latest poll has revealed that 94 percent of black voters do not like Donald Trump and see him unfavorably. The Hill reports: The poll, released Wednesday, only shows the problem is evolving for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. A … Read More