Carly Fiorina is Ted Cruz’s Running Mate

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Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz announced today that he wants to run with Carly Fiorina if he gets the GOP nomination. Cruz announced Carly as his VP pick today in Indiana as part of his effort to slow Donald Trump’s momentum. Who is Carly Fiorina? Carly Fiorina has an excellent education. She graduated from Stanford University and holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of...

How Will Marco Rubio Fare in New Hampshire Primary?

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GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio heads into tomorrow’s New Hampshire primary—the first primary election in the nation—in a somewhat precarious position. Rubio had a solid 3rd-place finish in the Iowa caucuses last week. A strong performance in Saturday’s republican debate could have helped his cause in the New Hampshire primary. However, most experts agree that he struggled on stage over the weekend...

Obama seeks hope and change in Cuba

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Barack Obama made history this week as he was the first US president to visit the communist island of Cuba since 1928. During his visit he met with Raul Castro and gave a speech to the people of Cuba attempting to offer a hope of a better tomorrow. He implored Cubans to seek change and that “the future of...

Obamas Announce Creation of Obama Foundation

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It's been something of a cliche for Presidents to found a foundation after leaving office. Now, as they leave the White House and rejoin the ranks of private citizens, Barack and Michelle Obama look to form their own foundation. In a YouTube video released Friday, Barack and Michelle bid farewell to the national and announced that they will be...

Rachel Maddow Burst the Resistance Bubble

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It all started with a Tweet from Rachel Maddow. She claimed that she had Trump's tax returns and she was ready to take him down on her MSNBC show. After months of secret meetings, marches, violent protests and non-stop trolling of GOP Congressmen and Senators, this was the moment the Resistance had worked for. Maddow was going to take them...

Berning the Fields – Hillary’s Coronation is Shunning Millennials

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Before the polls opened in California and New Jersey, Hillary Clinton's media friends made a few phone calls to superdelegates and declared her presumptive nominee. This untimely move angered millions of Bernie Sanders supporters and provided further evidence that the election was rigged in Clinton's favor. Bernie Sanders Stood Up Against the Clinton Machine On May 26, 2015, Sen. Bernie Sanders...

Trump University Waterboarding Scandal

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In 2007 an American citizen was allegedly waterboarded in Provo, Utah as motivation to sell Trump University training. "Would I approve waterboarding? … I would — in a heartbeat," Trump proclaimed at a rally in Columbus, Ohio, according to The Washington Post. “And I would approve more than that. Don't kid yourself, folks. It works, okay? It works. Only a...

Five key debate moments that altered the course of a presidential race

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Every presidential election year in my American Political Campaigns and Elections course, I get an opportunity to spend a full lecture discussing with students some of the famous moments from historic presidential debates. I explain to students that while the presidential candidate debates are supposed to be about presenting policy alternatives to undecided voters, almost no one pays any attention...

Will Obama Give Hillary Clinton a Last Minute Pardon?

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Hillary Clinton's Fate Could Lie With Presidential Pardon Hillary Clinton's mishandling of classified emails on her private server and FBI investigations into the Clinton Foundation may lead to a criminal indictment. A Trump administration could fulfill its campaign promise to "Lock Her Up" and satisfy the quest for justice millions of angry voters demanded. With this dark cloud of criminal conspiracy looming...

New Hampshire Needs Kelly Ayotte

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Kelly Ayotte is ready to go to Washington D.C. again to defend the rights of all residents of New Hampshire. Having served one successful term in the US Senate already, she intends to take the valuable experience gained over the last six years as counsel for the majority leader and as a key member of the Senate Armed Services...

Can Trump Simplify the Tax Code?

The U.S. tax code is complicated. That is one point we can all agree on. President Trump and Republicans want it simplified with a flat tax, but that means losing some, if not all, entitlements, deductions and tax credits. For some, it’s worth it for the time and effort it would save tax payers and the government.   The Cost of...

What Has President Donald Trump Accomplished?

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Donald Trump was sworn in on January 20, 2017, as the 45th president of the United States. He immediately set to work on his agenda accomplishing many things in his first few weeks in office. Since his election, he has been busy fulfilling many of his campaign promises. Looking at this list, it is clear why people continue to...

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How to Fix Healthcare in the United States

Everyone's healthcare needs are different. However, one of the challenges that we face as a nation is that a one-size-fits-all plan simply...