Oprah & Disney’s Igor Looking to Run for President in 2020? Challenge to Trump

It appears as if Donald Trump’s presidency win has opened the door for more public figures to come out and express a willingness to run for President of the United States. Whether joking or being serious, Kanye West threw his name into the 2020 Presidential race last year and it seems as if he is

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Republican Congressman Doesn’t Back Down From Holding Town Hall Meetings

Congressman Tom McClintock held his second town hall last night, with over 500, in Northern California. As Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times, notes: The last time Rep. Tom McClintock held a town hall meeting, earlier this month in the Sacramento suburbs, he left under police escort. His session Tuesday night in Mariposa, a small

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Democrats In Minority Status for Years To Come

Every 10 years, lawmakers (with the exception of a few states) get to draw legislative and congressional lines – the very lines that elect state and congressional lawmakers. As of today, Republicans control 69 of 99 state legislative chambers and controlling these bodies of government means they have the keys to controlling how congressional and

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Bill & Hillary Clinton Knives Come Out

The Daily Mail is reporting that days before election night, Bill and Hillary were screaming at each other over who to blame for her declining poll numbers. “’I was with Bill in Little Rock when he had this shouting match with Hillary on the phone and she accused Comey for reviving the investigation into her

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Trump Having Dinner with Family Gets Media Upset

Alexandra Jaffe and Ali Vitali with NBC reported that on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump left his Manhattan residence to have dinner with his family at a steak house and did not inform the press where he was going. “Wife Melania, daughter Ivanka Trump, her husband Jared Kushner, sons Donald Jr. and Eric

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Obama Administration Launches New Wave of Immigrant Deportation Raids

U.S. immigration officials are planning a month-long series of raids in May and June to deport hundreds of Central American mothers and children found to have entered the country illegally, according to sources and an internal document seen by Reuters. The operation would likely be the largest deportation sweep targeting immigrant families by the administration

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Spike Lee To Endorse Bernie Sanders

The battle for African-American celebrity backing and voters continues to be a major part of the Democratic nominating contest this week. And the Bernie Sanders campaign will start running radio ads today in South Carolina featuring another famous voice: Spike Lee. “Waaaaake up! Wake up, South Carolina!” Lee begins in the new spot first obtained

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Immigration Raids Puts Obama In A Difficult Position With Hispanics

The Obama White House is working frantically to quell the political outrage among immigration rights advocates and Latino leaders who say they feel betrayed by a recent series of deportation raids launched by the administration against mostly women and children from Central America. While the raids continue with administration support, White House aides announced an

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Obama’s Immigration Raids Don’t Include California

Federal authorities have begun systematic immigration sweeps, targeting Central American adults and children who entered the country without authorization, but the authorities said none has occurred in California. The unauthorized immigrants were arrested after May 2014, have been issued final deportation orders by an immigration court, have exhausted all legal remedies and have no outstanding

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Does Counting Illegal Immigrants Diminish Power of Citizens?

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case on Tuesday that questions the way states draw their political boundaries based on census driven data – overall population which includes non-citizens, including those who are ineligible to vote. The main question: does these census driven districts diminish the power of citizens who are eligible to vote?

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