What 4 Democrat Presidential Candidates Said At Iowa Wing Ding Dinner

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa— Democratic presidential candidates spoke at a historic rock and roll landmark here Friday night, with each using the Iowa Wing Ding dinner to lay out their policies. #WingDing dinner 2015 pic.twitter.com/6XvHPLQvWO — Leah Jessen (@_LeahKay_) August 15, 2015 Guest speakers were former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Maryland […]

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Pot Legalization Will Be on Ohio Ballot in November

Ohio residents will have the chance to vote on marijuana legalization this November after a petition secured enough signatures to get a spot on the upcoming election ballot. Pro-weed advocacy group ResponsibleOhio delivered 320,267 signatures to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted Wednesday, surpassing the minimum needed by more than 14,000 signatures. The group spent more […]

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Scott Walker Approves Legislation Financing New Stadium for the Milwaukee Bucks

Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., has approved legislation that will use public funds to finance a new stadium for the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team. Wisconsin governor has committed $250 million in taxpayer money to fund new arena for @bucks. http://t.co/7UCGpyVXBF — NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) August 12, 2015 The bill pledges $250 million dollars from Wisconsin […]

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McConnell, Corker, and Graham Have All Trampled on the Constitution

by Andrew C. McCarthy | April 18, 2015 4:00 AM As the Framers knew, we are unlikely to outgrow human nature. So what happens when we decide we’ve outgrown a Constitution designed to protect us from human nature’s foibles? The question arises, yet again, thanks to Senator Bob Corker. The Tennessee Republican, chairman of the Foreign Relations […]

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What These Veterans Are Doing to Protect Children in Chicago

Veterans are leaving one combat zone for another. Leave No Veteran Behind is a Chicago-based organization that relieves the burden of student debt on veterans in exchange for their dedication to community service. (Photo: Leave No Veteran Behind/Facebook) Veterans enrolled in the program are given retroactive scholarships if they meet the criteria of having an […]

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Scott Walker Vows to ‘Terminate’ Iranian Nuclear Agreement if Elected President

ATLANTA, Ga. – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker discussed his platform of “reform, growth and safety” during a speech to conservative activists Saturday. Walker, speaking at the RedState Gathering along with several other Republican presidential candidates, said that the Iranian nuclear agreement presents a great risk to the national security of the United States. “Iran is […]

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Martin O’Malley Says Criminal Justice Reform Would ‘Save and Redeem Lives’

GRUNDY CENTER, Iowa—Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley spoke at a small-town library here Friday afternoon saying he feels incarceration rates can be reduced in the U.S. by reforming the criminal justice system. O’Malley, a Democrat running for president, would like to make greater investments as a nation “to make sure people are represented in all […]

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We Can Figure Out How to Control Drones in the U.S.

Until recently, most of our attention on drone wars has been about the debate over us going after bad guys with armed flying robots.  Indeed, America’s drone wars are bigger than ever. The U.S. just announced it will start conducting armed drone flights against terrorists in Syria from the American airbase in Turkey. Now, however, the […]

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