Archive for July, 2016

Jul
27
2016

Clinton campaigns move to force Trump super-PAC ad off TV

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is pressuring TV stations across the country to stop airing an anti-Clinton political ad sponsored by the pro-Trump super-PAC Rebuilding America Now. via Clinton campaigns move to force Trump super-PAC ad off TV | New York... Read more
Jul
26
2016

UPDATE: DNC podium wall is now glass

The Democratic National Convention built more walls than bridges on Monday. A large blue wall, appearing to be about four feet tall, was erected at the bottom of the convention stage via UPDATE: DNC podium wall is now glass!... Read more
Jul
26
2016

Democrats procure flags for convention stage after embarrassing oversight leaves Old Glory missing from Monday night’s festivities

After slogging through a boisterous convention on the floor, Democrats were forced to make a last-minute adjustment to the on-stage decor, after a report pointed out there were no American flags present. Democrats unveiled a sleek stage to the... Read more
Jul
25
2016

DNC influenced reporters to sandbag Sanders, leak shows

Democratic Party bigwigs enlisted prominent media outlets to slant coverage to boost Hillary Clinton and sandbag Bernie Sanders, according to some of the 19,000 e-mails hacked from the Democratic National Committee’s servers and posted to WikiLeaks. The messages reveal... Read more
Jul
25
2016

DNC apologizes to Bernie Sanders and supporters for ‘inexcusable remarks’

The Democratic National Committee is offering its “deep and sincere apology” to Bernie Sanders, his supporters and the entire party for what it calls “the inexcusable remarks made over email.” via DNC apologizes to Bernie Sanders and supporters for... Read more
Jul
24
2016

Democratic National Committeewoman says her party is ‘clearing a path’ for Hillary Clinton

The Democratic National Committee is ‘clearing a path’ for Hillary Clinton to be its presidential nominee because its upper power echelons are populated with women, according to a female committee member who was in Las Vegas for Tuesday’s primary... Read more
Jul
22
2016

Clinton picks Virginia senator Kaine as her running mate

Hillary Clinton named U.S. Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate on Friday, making a safe choice that will help her present the Democratic ticket as a steady alternative to the unpredictable campaign of Republican presidential rival Donald Trump.... Read more
Jul
21
2016

Facing the Future at Fox News

Roger Ailes helped build Fox News into the top prime-time cable network. Now, he is said to be on the way out amid allegations of sexual harassment.The prospect of the network losing one of the most powerful TV news... Read more
Jul
18
2016

Earnest can’t say why WH won’t be lit in blue to honor cops

President Obama’s top spokesman wouldn’t say why the Obama administration is rejecting requests to illuminate the White House in blue to honor police officers gunned down in Dallas and now Baton Rouge, La. "I don’t suspect that that is... Read more
Jul
17
2016

3 officers dead after shooting near BRPD HQ

Police have closed streets between Baton Rouge Police Headquarters and I-12 where law enforcement officers have been shot. Sources say two Baton Rouge Police officers and one East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputy are dead following the shooting. Another... Read more
Jul
17
2016

RNC organizers brace for the worst with convention security

The GOP kicks off its convention tomorrow in Cleveland, hoping that the recent rash of violence at home and abroad, and local security threats, don’t overshadow its nomination of Donald Trump for president. via RNC organizers brace for the... Read more
Jul
15
2016

Mike Pence is the perfect yin to Donald Trump’s yang

Pick your metaphor for the world: It’s on fire, it’s spinning out of control, the wheels are coming off, it’s turned upside down. Whatever your pick, it is unanimous that the job of the next president is to make... Read more
Jul
14
2016

84 dead in Bastille Day attack in Nice, France

A driver ran down a large group of people in the southern French city of Nice during a suspected terrorist attack. At least 80 people are feared dead with more than 100 injured during the Bastille Day attack. Gunshots... Read more
Jul
14
2016

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s ‘regrets’ don’t cut it

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a “never mind” statement on Thursday — too late to reverse the damage she’s done to the Supreme Court, to Hillary Clinton and to herself. Even Trump’s enemies are taking his side in feud... Read more