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Daily Archives: June 23, 2016

Sanders to Give Speech on ‘Where We Go from Here’

Bernie Sanders is set to deliver a speech on Thursday where he will outline his future plans for the Democratic nomination. The Hill reports: It’s Sanders’s first campaign event since he addressed supporters in a live video last Thursday after … Read More

Ex-Bush Adviser Scowcroft Endorses Clinton

Former Bush-adviser Brent Scowcroft officially endorsed Hillary Clinton on Wednesday. The Hill reports: Scowcroft said Clinton has the “wisdom and experience to lead our country at this critical time,” mentioning her time as secretary of State, New York senator and … Read More

Ryan: No Plans to Vote on Democratic Gun Bills After Sit-In

House Speaker Paul Ryan made it clear he will not vote on gun control legislation following Wednesday’s sit-in by the Democrats. “That’s not any way to bring a bill to a floor,” Ryan told “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer” … Read More

Clinton Announces Ohio Event with Warren

Hillary Clinton announced on Wednesday that she would be hosting an Ohio event with Sen. Elizabeth Warren. The Hill reports: The two will appear together on Monday in Ohio to “discuss their shared commitment to building an America that is … Read More

House Erupts as GOP Tries to Halt Dems’ Sit-In

The House exploded into shouts on Wednesday after Republicans tried to put a stop to the Democrats sit-in. BREAKING: House floor back open, Dems chanting "no bill, no break" as Paul Ryan speaks https://t.co/cfzkdPrpez https://t.co/R4xfH37agq — MSNBC (@MSNBC) June 23, … Read More

Clinton IT Specialist Invokes the Fifth 100-Plus Times

Hillary Clinton’s IT specialist invoked the Fifth Amendment over 100 times in a deposition on Wednesday. The Hill reports: Fox News reported that Bryan Pagliano’s sworn testimony with conservative organization Judicial Watch lasted roughly 90 minutes, during which the IT … Read More

Sanders: ‘It Doesn’t Appear That I’m Going to Be the Nominee’

Bernie Sanders said on Wednesday that he probably will not become the Democratic nominee. WATCH: @BernieSanders: "It doesn't appear that I'm going to be the nominee."https://t.co/r2kFFpUWuh — CSPAN (@cspan) June 22, 2016 “It doesn’t appear that I’m going to be … Read More

Elizabeth Warren Joins House Dems’ Sit-In

Sen. Elizabeth Warren joined House Democrats in their sit-in for gun control on Wednesday. The Hill reports: Democrats, led by civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), began their sit-in on the House floor late Wednesday morning. They say they … Read More

Cameras Go Dark During House Democrats’ Sit-In

In order to prevent America from seeing the sit-in, House Republicans decided to black out public news cameras. The Hill reports: House Republicans control the House and the cameras that feed C-SPAN, and said they would be kept off until … Read More

C-SPAN Circumvents House Blackout on Sit-In Coverage

Queue the age of social media. On Wednesday, C-SPAN made use of Periscope and Facebook live after House Republicans cut the news feed to Congress. The Hill reports: House Republicans, who have control of the feed, vowed to keep it … Read More