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Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush: "People Should Work Longer Hours" (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush: “People Should Work Longer Hours”

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush told The Union Leader that “people should to work longer hours” in order to grow the economy, ABC News reports. He was answering a question about his plans for tax reform and responded: “My aspiration for the country and I believe we can achieve it, is […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Hispanic Leaders Call on GOP to Denounce Donald Trump Over Racist Comments (Cartoon Credit: Joe Heller)

Hispanic Leaders Call on GOP to Denounce Donald Trump Over Racist Comments

Hispanic leaders call on GOP to denounce Donald Trump after calling Mexican immigrants rapists and criminals. Donald Trump’s problems continue to grow following his racist comments about Mexican immigrants. Hispanic leaders are now calling on the Republican Party to denounce the presidential candidate after he called Mexican immigrants rapists, drug […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Hillary Clinton on Roosevelt Island: “Everybody Needs a Chance and a Champion”

Hillary Clinton on Roosevelt Island: “Everybody Needs a Chance and a Champion”

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton formally launched her campaign by delivering her first major campaign speech to a huge crowd on Roosevelt Island saying her mother once told her, “everybody needs a chance and a champion.” She wasted no time in praising her husband Bill Clinton and Barack Obama’s presidencies. Clinton says […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Poll: Hillary Clinton's Favorable Numbers Hit All-Time High

Poll: Hillary Clinton’s Unfavorable Numbers Hit All-Time High

Hillary Clinton has hit a speed bump in presidential run. A new CNN/ORC poll finds more people have an unfavorable view of the Democratic front-runner now than at any time since 2001. “A growing number of people say she is not honest and trustworthy (57%, up from 49% in March), less […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Hillary Clinton to Officially Launch Presidential Campaign on Roosevelt Island

Hillary Clinton to Officially Launch Presidential Campaign on Roosevelt Island

Hillary Clinton will officially launch her presidential campaign on June 13 on Roosevelt Island. She will honor Democratic Party icons Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. Clinton’s campaign says, “Her speech will lay out her view of the challenges facing this country and her vision and ideas for moving the country forward.” […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Jeb Bush Wants to Retirement Age Pushed Back to 68 or 70 (Photo Credit: Donkey Hotey)

Jeb Bush Wants to Raise Retirement Age to 68 or 70

Jeb Bush wants to push the retirement age for Social Security by up to five years, The Hill reports. Of course, that won’t affect the wealthy, just everybody else, so it really doesn’t matter one iota to the GOP. Jeb Bush: “I think it needs to be phased in over an extended period […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Gaining Momentum in Iowa (Photo Credit: Bernie Sanders.com)

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Gaining Momentum in Iowa

Hillary Clinton could be in for a rough ride in the Iowa caucuses. Her rival, Bernie Sanders, is gaining momentum and that could spell trouble for Mrs. Clinton. New York Times: “The first evidence that Mrs. Clinton could face a credible challenge in the Iowa presidential caucuses appeared late last […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Martin O'Malley: "Presidency Not a Crown" to be Passed Between Clintons, Bushes (Photo Credit: YouTube Video Screengrab)

Martin O’Malley: “Presidency Not a Crown” to be Passed Between Clintons, Bushes

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley had some sharp words for Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush during his speech on Saturday when he launched his presidential campaign. He said, “The presidency is not a crown to be passed back and forth between two families.” He also asked, “Tell me how it […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections
Google Maps Gives You White House When You Search for N*gger (Photo Credit: Google Maps/Washington Post)

Google Maps Gives You White House When You Search for N*gger

SHAMEFUL: Google Maps gives you White House when you search for word n*gger. Shameful. Google Maps gives you the White House when you search for the n-word. Was that an inside job from someone at the search engine giant? Washington Post:  “A reader points out that if you enter a search […]

by Janet Shan· · Race in America
Hilarious: President Obama Wears a Tiara While Posing with Girl Scouts

Hilarious: President Obama Wears a Tiara While Posing with Girl Scouts

Hilarious: President Obama wears a tiara in a photograph snapped by White House photographer Pete Souza. Still editing 2014 Year in Photos. I may include this one even though it's a posed photo. This is from the annual White House Science Fair. The kids from Girl Scout Troop 2612 in […]

by Janet Shan· · Today's Headlines