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Hillary Clinton Gets Tough, Starts Throwing Punches Against GOP (Photo Credit: Donkey Hotey)

Hillary Clinton Gets Tough, Starts Throwing Punches Against GOP

Hillary Clinton has finally decided to take some risks and throw some punches against Republicans. Finally. Washington Post reports “After months of remaining largely above the partisan fray — and often appearing cautious to a fault — Hillary Clinton has begun taking more risks and landing some punches against Republicans.” […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
VP Joe Biden Exploring 2016 Presidential Run as Hillary Clinton Underwhelms

VP Joe Biden Exploring 2016 Presidential Run as Hillary Clinton Underwhelms

Vice President Joe Biden is said to be exploring a 2016 presidential run, as Hillary Clinton continues to underwhelm and the email scandal continues to dog her campaign. The New York Times reports that advisers said Biden has started to reach out to Democratic leaders and donors who are concerned […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Rep. Chaka Fattah, Four Others, Indicted on Rackeetering Charges (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Rep. Chaka Fattah, Four Others, Indicted on Rackeetering Charges

REP. CHAKA FATTAH INDICTED:  Rep. Chaka Fattah and four of his associates have been indicted on federal racketeering charges for “misappropriating hundreds of thousands of dollars of federal, charitable and campaign funds.” Another black politician just bit the dust. Here’s a statement from the Justice Department on the Chaka Fattah indictment: “Congressman […]

by political diva· · Black Politics
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb Launches Presidential Campaign

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb Launches Presidential Campaign

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have some competition. Former Virginia senator Jim Webb tossed his hat in the ring for the 2016 presidential election. Well, good luck. I think Mr. Webb is going to need it, judging from his latest poll numbers. I understand the odds, particularly in today’s political […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Companies Smack Down Hillary Clinton Critics, Say She’s Worth High Speaking Fees

Companies Smack Down Hillary Clinton Critics, Say She’s Worth High Speaking Fees

Hillary Clinton has come under fire for the high speaking fees she commands but the companies are hitting back and saying she’s worth those fees. New York Times:  “Critics of Hillary Rodham Clinton have been deriding the steep fees that she commands on the corporate speaking circuit, and even though […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Democratic Presidential Hopeful Martin O’Malley has a Black Baltimore Problem

Democratic Presidential Hopeful Martin O’Malley has a Black Baltimore Problem

Presidential wannabe Martin O’Malley has a black Baltimore problem. (OPINION) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has a black Baltimore problem. He was the mayor of the city at a time when there was zero-tolerance in the police department with regard to the black community that led to African Americans […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections
Martin O’Malley Ramps Up 2016 Presidential Bid by Striking Populist Tone

Martin O’Malley Ramps Up 2016 Presidential Bid by Striking Populist Tone

Martin O’Malley strikes populist tone Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is striking a populist tone as he ramps up his 2016 presidential bid. It would be in Hillary Clinton’s best interest not to ignore the impact he could have on progressives during the primary season. Martin O’Malley’s YouTube channel is […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Could Martin O’Malley Pose Primary Challenge to Hillary Clinton?

Could Martin O’Malley Pose Primary Challenge to Hillary Clinton?

Could former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley pose a campaign challenge to Hillary Clinton’s presidential aspirations? I think so. In 2008, Clinton thought the Democratic Party nomination was all hers. Barack Obama proved her wrong. Could Martin O’Malley stage a similar upset? O’Malley struck a populist tone in a recent speech. […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Hillary Clinton to Announce Presidential Run This Weekend

Hillary Clinton to Announce Presidential Run This Weekend

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her presidential run on Sunday, the Guardian reports. “The former secretary of state is scheduled to declare her second run for president on Twitter at noon eastern time on Sunday… followed by a video and email announcement, then a series of conference calls […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections
Hillary Clinton Signs Lease for Campaign Headquarters in Brooklyn

Hillary Clinton Signs Lease for Campaign Headquarters in Brooklyn

A lease has reportedly been signed for Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, NY. The campaign will work out of 1 Pierrepont Plaza in Brooklyn Heights, Politico reports. “The campaign will occupy two full floors of the office building, which is close to 12 subways lines and a dozen bus […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections