'There's nobody that's done so much for equality'

But beyond the nativist views he has espoused (let's call them what they are: bigoted), his tolerance for hate speech and his emboldening of white supremacists, there are also his recent words that appear to support less freedom of expression for A... More..

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by | Friday, March 04, 2016

Cliven Bundy Is Terrible At Cattle Ranching

The charges stem from a standoff between Bundy and federal officers near his ranch in April 2014 when the Bureau of Land Management and FBI attempted to round up cattle allegedly grazing illegally in the Gold B...More..

by | Friday, March 04, 2016

Trump dodges local radio host's question on David Duke

Duke. After Trump's refusal to disavow Duke, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sent out this tweet chastising Trump. Did Trump's handling of the KKK question change your opinion of ...More..

Trump slams Romney ahead of speech
by | Friday, March 04, 2016

Trump slams Romney ahead of speech

So the man who switched positions on any number of issues, including gay marriage, healthcare, and immigration is now going to accuse Donald Trump of being a "phony"? Romney went on to list several Trump ...More..

by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Cliven Bundy And Sons Indicted But Battle Against The BLM Rages On

U.S. Magistrate Judge Janice Stewart said Tuesday that Bundy should not be released ahead of trial because there is a risk he won't show up for future court dates. The wheels of justice turn slowly but they fin...More..

5 things to watch for on Super Tuesday
by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

5 things to watch for on Super Tuesday

Candidates bidding for their party's ticket in the November US presidential election face their biggest test yet in the so-called Super Tuesday primaries. The Golden State will send 172 Republican delegates -...More..

by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Bernie Sanders: $36 million raised in February

The Democratic presidential primary is descending on Boston on the eve of Super Tuesday. It takes 1,237 delegates to win the Republican nomination for president. A national CNN/ORC poll out Monday showed Trum...More..

Adele dominates Brit Awards 2016 with 4 wins
by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Adele dominates Brit Awards 2016 with 4 wins

Coldplay were named best British group and dedicated their award to musicians in refugee camps around the world. Ever since her return to the global music scene, since her latest album, 25, Adele has bee...More..

by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Cruz looking ahead to 'very good night' on Super Tuesday

Republican leaders and operatives, meanwhile, are wondering whether the blitz against Trump by Rubio at CNN's debate in Houston on Thursday came too late to halt the billionaire businessman. A registered re...More..

Super Tuesday leaves clearer delegate picture as candidates turn to next primaries
by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Super Tuesday leaves clearer delegate picture as candidates turn to next primaries

The Vermont senator also cited Sunday's Academy Awards acceptance speech of Adam McKay, screenwriter of "The Big Short", a film about Wall Street excesses, in which McKay urged the audience not to vote for poli...More..

Split Supreme Court wrestles with abortion case
by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Split Supreme Court wrestles with abortion case

A pro-life supporter holds up a sign in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington March 2 on the morning the court heard oral arguments in a challenge to a Texas law imposing new standards on abortion c...More..

by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Delegate math: Trump not yet on track to win nomination

In what analysts described as too little and too late, the party's 2012 nominee Mitt Romney was set to take a shot on Thursday at slowing the brash billionaire who has won 10 of the 15 nomination contests so fa...More..

by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

After Super Tuesday, is Donald Trump unstoppable?

First up though, another round of voting this weekend, with Democratic contests on Saturday in Kansas, Louisiana and Nebraska. "She's been there for so long", Trump told a news conference at his Mar-a-Lago re...More..

Paul Ryan blasts Trump over KKK, David Duke remarks
by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Paul Ryan blasts Trump over KKK, David Duke remarks

GOP heads figuratively exploded on Sunday when, in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, Trump repeatedly declined to repudiate an endorsement from David Duke , a former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. Thes...More..

by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Alarmed Republican leadership rally against Donald Trump

Overall, Hispanics represented about one in 10 Democrats voting in Super Tuesday states covered by the NBC News Exit Polls and fully two-thirds of them voted for Clinton. "For the candidates who have not yet ...More..

by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Clinton projected victor of South Carolina Democratic Primary

With all precincts reporting, Clinton beat Sanders by almost 50 points, winning 73.5 percent to 26 percent. That was in keeping with a tone set by Sanders after his loss in Nevada , when he and his campaig...More..

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are the Super Tuesday big winners
by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are the Super Tuesday big winners

In moderate New England and Virginia, Trump's victories illustrated the broad outreach of his rhetoric that transcended ideological boundaries. A defiant Sanders addressed a rowdy group of supporters in his h...More..

Alabama Clinton Supporters Look to November After Super Tuesday Win
by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Alabama Clinton Supporters Look to November After Super Tuesday Win

But his path to the Democratic nomination remains elusive. And the primary calendar, with its delegate-rich, winner-take-all contests in states like Florida and OH, still provides a way for someone to overtake ...More..

Obama welcomes NASA's Scott Kelly back to Earth
by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Obama welcomes NASA's Scott Kelly back to Earth

There are abstract visions of sand, ice and water, which Kelly dubbed "Earth Art", or "Colors of Earth". In his year aboard the space station Kelly has been an avid Internet poster, capturing stunning views o...More..

by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton Win Big On Super Tuesday!

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., his wife Jane Sanders, his son Levi Sanders, and members of their family arrive to cheers during a primary night rally in Essex Junction, Vermont,...More..

by | Thursday, March 03, 2016

Trump not yet on track to win nomination — AP delegate count

Rubio won the caucuses in Minnesota . They know that the nomination of Donald Trump means the end of the modern conservative movement and the end of the modern Republican party in a very devastating way. I...More..

Lindsey Graham: Swallow hard, back Cruz, stop Trump
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Lindsey Graham: Swallow hard, back Cruz, stop Trump

Barely a month after comparing the choice between nominating Donald Trump and Ted Cruz to "being shot or poisoned", Republican Sen. Cruz will be competing for attention. I can't believe I would say yes, but...More..

Donald Trump's hostile takeover of the Republican Party
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Donald Trump's hostile takeover of the Republican Party

The Associated Press projected the Democrat would win Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Texas and her onetime home state of Arkansas over her rival Bernie Sanders . "My campaign was not built the way his ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Trump takes Georgia on Super Tuesday

Clinton was looking for significant wins across the country that would make it much more hard for Sanders to beat her in the race for the Democratic nomination. Hillary's substantial lead over Bernie in the s...More..

by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Donald Trump tells Chris Christie: 'Get in the plane and go home'

The super PAC ended January will far less money in the bank than the outside groups helping Rubio rival, Sen. When Ted Cruz responded in Spanish, Marco Rubio was caught off guard because he did not respond back...More..

Joe Scarborough on Donald Trump's 'disqualifying' moment
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Joe Scarborough on Donald Trump's 'disqualifying' moment

On Monday, the Trump said he was unable to hear the question due to a bad earpiece . "I don't need his endorsement; I certainly wouldn't want his endorsement", Trump said during an interview with Bloombe...More..

Christie's well-timed Trump endorsement could be a game-changer
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Christie's well-timed Trump endorsement could be a game-changer

Cruz, meanwhile, speculated that there could be "a number of bombshells" in Trump's tax returns, from exaggerations about the celebrity businessman's earnings to "significant contributions to Planned Parenthood...More..

South Dakota governor vetoes law on transgender bathrooms
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

South Dakota governor vetoes law on transgender bathrooms

Yet those on the other side of the debate say the measure is important to ensure all students' privacy. "The legislation is not only wrong and puts kids at risk, it would require educational institutions to p...More..

South Dakota governor faces deadline on transgender bill
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

South Dakota governor faces deadline on transgender bill

One transgender student, Thomas Lewis, started a petition to appeal to the Governor and compiled over 83,000 signatures, then organized a group to hand deliver it to the State Capitol and speak with Daugaard hi...More..

Trump attracts crowd for Louisville stop
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Trump attracts crowd for Louisville stop

Overall, 57 percent of respondents said they are frustrated with, or angry, with the government, while only 5 percent said they are content with the government. Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton are eyeing an ...More..

Clinton looking to solidify lead in Super Tuesday primaries
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Clinton looking to solidify lead in Super Tuesday primaries

Almost half of Democratic primary voters in Alabama and Georgia were black, according to early results of exit polls conducted for The Associated Press and television networks. "We can't let organizations and i...More..

Texas voters head to polls for Super Tuesday primary choices
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Texas voters head to polls for Super Tuesday primary choices

Can Ted Cruz rebound? How well will Hillary Clinton do? He jokes that "Bernie Sanders here in Vermont got at least one vote". The organization Democrats Abroad is setting up voting stations in more ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Ted Cruz: "Nominating Donald Trump Will End Up Electing Hillary Clinton"

On the Republican side , the new survey finds Trump's lead is dominant, and his support tops that of his four remaining opponents combined. Except for Texas where Republican Sen. Clinton to date leads Sander...More..

How to Watch Live Results for Super Tuesday 2016
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

How to Watch Live Results for Super Tuesday 2016

But if Clinton and Trump hold on to their leads in these states tonight, it's going to be hard for other candidates to catch up. Because Democrats award their delegates proportionally, Clinton could use blowout...More..

Officer slain on 1st shift to be laid to rest
by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Officer slain on 1st shift to be laid to rest

Guindon was killed on her first day on the street when she and two fellow officers were summoned to a Woodbridge home in the early evening for a domestic dispute. She earned numerous awards until her tenure end...More..

by | Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Republicans Try to Keep Pace With Trump on Super Tuesday

The senator brushed them off as the crowd roared over them. Hillary Clinton picked up a second consecutive win in SC on February 27. And both parties allocate delegates proportionally, meaning even losing...More..

New Poll Shows Trump Would Lose General Election
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

New Poll Shows Trump Would Lose General Election

Today, in Southwestern Virginia, the Republican front-runner boasted his campaign is on a nonstop roll. He is expected to win the lion's share of Republican candidates . Seven of the Super Tuesday cont...More..

Cruz Says Trump May Be 'Unstoppable' With Big Super Tuesday Wins
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Cruz Says Trump May Be 'Unstoppable' With Big Super Tuesday Wins

Democrat Bernie Sanders has closed a 35-point gap since November but still trails Hillary Clinton by nine points. Late Sunday, Nebraska's Ben Sasse became the first sitting Republican senator to say explic...More..

by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Five new cases, including one in pregnant woman

All health care providers are asked to report suspected cases of the virus to the department and are urged not to wait for a laboratory confirmation. There is no evidence that the Zika virus is in our local m...More..

by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Clinton Looks To Wrap Up Democratic Race On Tuesday

She told a crowd in Springfield, Mass. that disagreements are part of the American DNA but "what we can't let happen is the scapegoating, the blaming, the finger pointing that is going on on the Republican sid...More..