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Clinton and Sanders Tied in Nevada

February 17, 2016 3:32 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1779
We’re only days away from the February 20th Nevada caucus and when it comes to the Democrats, the surefire winner, Hillary Clinton is beginning to sweat a little. There have been very few polls leading up to Saturday’s caucus with only three in 2015 and one so far in 2016, and while Clinton was always… View Article

South Dakota Passes Transgender Bathroom Ban

February 17, 2016 3:19 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1283
If all goes according to the Senate’s plan, South Dakota will be the first state to pass a bill requiring transgender students to use the locker rooms and bathrooms based on their gender assigned at birth. The bill passed the Senate with a vote of 20-15 and is currently awaiting the signature of Governor Dennis Daugaard,… View Article

Three Syrian Hospitals Hit by Airstrikes

February 15, 2016 4:17 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3797
The Syrian government is currently reporting that over 23 people are dead today after missiles hit three hospitals and a school in Syria. This is another tragedy as Russian-backed Syrian forces continued their push toward the rebel stronghold in Aleppo. Out of the 23 people killed, fourteen were in the town of Azaz which rests… View Article

Scalia’s Death will Darken Senate Race in 2016

February 15, 2016 3:48 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 1416
It was only a few hours after Justice Antonio Scalia’s death when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell took to the press to refute any claims that President Obama would be naming Scalia’s successor to the Supreme Court. Thus, launching a new war for the Republicans vs. Democrats that’s sure to not only darken the Senate… View Article

President Obama Proposes 5% Spending Boost in Final Budget

February 9, 2016 7:21 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2690
President Obama and his administration have turned in their final budget proposal for his final year as president and it includes a $4.15 trillion spending increase labeled  “a roadmap to a future that embodies America’s values and aspirations.” The new budget would call for a 4.9% increase in government spending due to enrollment in mandatory… View Article

New Hampshire Primary Will Weed Out More Candidates

February 9, 2016 6:23 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1295
Today the state of Ne w Hampshire will vote for who should be the next President of the United States, and their decision could have a significant impact on the race moving forward. The polls opened in New Hampshire at 8:00 am EST in the semi-open primary which currently has Trump at the top of… View Article

Obama Proposes New Tax on Oil

February 5, 2016 5:18 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1200
President Obama will be launching a new bid next week that will look to place a $10 tax on crude oil in an attempt to fund an overhaul of the country’s aging transportation infrastructure. The bid is considered a long shot by most political insiders due to heavy opposition by the Republican-controlled Congress with the… View Article

Trump Slumps in the National Polls After Iowa Loss

February 5, 2016 4:06 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1192
Donald Trump may be trying to spin in the media that Ted Cruz “stole” Iowa from him, but the truth is the momentum behind Trump may finally be slowing down. Not only did Trump finish in second place behind Cruz in the caucuses on Monday, but Rubio finished in a tight third place, not something… View Article

North Korean Missile Test Puts Japan on Alert

January 29, 2016 3:39 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3705
According to sources close within the Japanese government, the country’s military has officially been put on alert as of Friday morning for a possible North Korean Missile launch. While not 100% confirmed, rumblings of another test by North Korea have kept tensions high, especially after its fourth nuclear test occurring only  last month which the… View Article