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Hillary Clinton to Turn Over Private Email Server, Thumb Drive to DOJ (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Hillary Clinton to Turn Over Private Email Server, Thumb Drive to DOJ

#BREAKING: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will turn over her private email server and thumb driver to Justice Department, spokesman says. Hillary Clinton may be in trouble as some of her top aides are being dragged into the investigation. According to McClatchy, two emails on her private account have […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Stephen King Tweets Trump Campaign Slogan Should Be "If You're White, You're All Right" (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Stephen King Tweets Trump Campaign Slogan Should Be “If You’re White, You’re All Right”

Author Stephen King slammed GOP frontrunner Donald Trump, tweeting that he is running a racist presidential campaign. King’s tweet:  “How’s this for a Trump campaign slogan: IF YOU’RE WHITE, YOU’RE ALL RIGHT! ANY OTHER HUE, I DON’T TRUST YOU.” How's this for a Trump campaign slogan: IF YOU'RE WHITE, YOU'RE […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Trouble? FBI Investigating Hillary Clinton's Private Email Server (Photo Credit: Video Screengrab)

Trouble? FBI Investigating Hillary Clinton’s Private Email Server

Washington Post: “The FBI has begun looking into the security of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private email server setup, contacting in the past week a Denver-based technology firm that helped manage the unusual system, according to two government officials.” “Also last week, the FBI contacted Clinton’s lawyer, David Ken­dall, with questions […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Jeb Bush Appears to Back Cutting Women's Health Services (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Jeb Bush Appears to Back Cutting ALL Women’s Health Services Funded by Federal Government

Jeb Bush said that he doesn’t think we need to spend billions to fund women’s health services and he endorsed defunding Planned Parenthood. He later said he misspoke. Um, yet another flub. During an address to 13,000 pastors at the Southern Baptist Forum in Nashville, Bush said “the next president […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Jeb Bush Calls Out Donald Trump Over McCain Diss but Backed Kerry Swift-Boating (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Jeb Bush Calls Out Donald Trump Over McCain Diss but Backed Kerry Swift-Boating

You’ve got to admit one thing about politicians, they are the biggest hypocrites. How else do you explain Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush slamming Donald Trump for saying Sen. John McCain was a war hero because he was captured, yet didn’t have any qualms about supporting the swiftboating of John […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Hillary Clinton: Everyone Should Stand Firmly Behind “Black Lives Matter”

Hillary Clinton: Everyone Should Stand Firmly Behind “Black Lives Matter”

Hillary Clinton hosted a Facebook Q&A on Monday and she said black lives matter to a question posed by Wesley Lowery. Lowery asked, “As the leader of this nation, will you advance a racial justice agenda that will dismantle — not reform, not make progress — but will begin to dismantle […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Bernie Sanders Civil Rights Credibility Spawns #BernieSoBlack Hashtag (Photo Credit: Twitter via @slamshopp)

Bernie Sanders Netroots Nation Stumble Spawns #BernieSoBlack Hashtag

After Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley were disrupted at the Netroots Nation 2015 convention on Saturday, some activists tweeted their dissatisfaction with Sanders’ response using the #BernieSoBlack hashtag. I just “love” the racism, whitesplaining, insults and character assassination going on as a result. SMH. I guess Hillary […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections, Race in America
Donald Trump Says He's No Plant for the Democratic Party (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Donald Trump Says He’s No Plant for the Democratic Party

Some people are convinced that Donald Trump is a plant for the Democratic Party because of his past contributions to Democrats. I don’t think he is either. He’s too much of a egotist to be used in that way. “I’m a businessman. I contribute to everybody. When I needed Hillary, […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Donald Trump Tweets Campaign Ad with Nazi-Looking Soldiers (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Donald Trump Tweets, Then Deletes Campaign Ad with WWII Nazi Soldiers

Donald Trump is bound to eventually implode…He tweeted a campaign ad with what looks like Nazi soldiers. His campaign eventually blamed the gaffe on a “young intern.” Here’s the screengrab of Trump’s tweet, which has since been deleted [H/T Mother Jones]: The tweet featured stock art photo of World War II […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Donald Trump Tops GOP Candidates but Trails Hillary Clinton by Wide Margin (Photo Credit: Wikimedia)

Donald Trump Tops GOP Candidates but Trails Hillary Clinton by Wide Margin

The lunacy continues:  A new Suffolk University/USA TODAY national poll finds Donald Trump leading the GOP presidential field with 17%, followed by Jeb Bush at 14%, Scott Walker at 8%, Ted Cruz at 6%, Marco Rubio at 5%, Ben Carson at 4%, Mike Huckabee at 4% and Chris Christie at 3%. Pollster […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections