Bernie Sanders lags behind ‘candidate of the establishment’ Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders lags behind ‘candidate of the establishment’ Hillary Clinton

International Business Times

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is beating Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in more than just the polls for the 2016 Democratic primary. She’s racked up more than 120 congressional endorsements — 31 of which are in the Senate, where Sanders serves — to his two. Sanders told CNN this week that should send voters a…

‘Welcome to the big leagues’: CNN guest mocks Ben Carson for whining about reporters asking questions

‘Welcome to the big leagues’: CNN guest mocks Ben Carson for whining about reporters asking questions

Tom Boggioni On  CNN’s New Day,  Jackie Kucinich of the Daily Beast called GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson “crazy” for asserting that he is under more scrutiny that his opponents, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to Media Matters. Asked by host Alisyn Camerota, “What about that Jackie? Is he being vetted more

GOP advisor reveals cynical gamble that fueled Kentucky’s Tea Party governor’s win

GOP advisor reveals cynical gamble that fueled Kentucky’s Tea Party governor’s win

Travis Gettys Many political observers were shocked that Republican Matt Bevin won the race for Kentucky governor despite vowing to roll back the Medicaid expansion that benefited up to 400,000 residents. But one defeated Democratic candidate said he saw the cynical seeds of Bevin’s surprising victory during a recent meeting with Kentucky Chamber of Commerce,

Paul Krugman warns: ‘Darkness’ of economic malaise and early death is spreading over the middle class

Paul Krugman warns: ‘Darkness’ of economic malaise and early death is spreading over the middle class

David Ferguson Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman said in a New York Times editorial on Monday that the economic collapse of the American middle class may be to blame for the spike in suicides and deaths by addiction and alcoholism among white Americans. Krugman was referring to data from a recent paper by economists Angus

Is it a coincidence David Vitter wants to make solar more expensive after getting $1 million from big oil?

Is it a coincidence David Vitter wants to make solar more expensive after getting $1 million from big oil?

Travis Gettys Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) wants to end tax credits for solar panels and further cut away government regulations on oil production. The Louisiana Republican has taken nearly $1 million in financial support from the oil and gas industry, including Koch Industries and Cheniere Energy, during his political career, reported Think Progress. Solar power

The deadly truth about loneliness

The deadly truth about loneliness

The Conversation Almost all of us have experienced loneliness at some point. It is the pain we have felt following a breakup, perhaps the loss of a loved one, or a move away from home. We are vulnerable to feeling lonely at any point in our lives. Loneliness is commonly used to describe a negative

Man forced out of disco is shot by officers after striking them with his SUV

Man forced out of disco is shot by officers after striking them with his SUV

Reuters A man ejected from a Dallas nightclub this weekend was shot by police after hitting two off-duty officers in uniform with his sport-utility vehicle, seriously injuring one, police said on Monday. The unidentified man was removed from the Kalua Discotheque by bouncers after a disturbance inside the club shortly before midnight on Sunday, Dallas police

‘Drop the T’: This gay man is on a personal crusade to exclude trans people from LGBT rights

‘Drop the T’: This gay man is on a personal crusade to exclude trans people from LGBT rights

David Ferguson An anonymous gay man has started a petition that aims to exclude trans men and women from the LGBT rights movement. Using the phrase “Drop the T,” the petition’s author demands that transgender rights be henceforth considered a separate issue from the rights of gays, lesbians and bisexual people. In an interview with

Sotomayor rips Supreme Court for letting cops get away with a ‘shoot first, think later’ approach to violence

Sotomayor rips Supreme Court for letting cops get away with a ‘shoot first, think later’ approach to violence

Tom Boggioni In a powerfully written dissent, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor criticized the thinking of some of her fellow justices after the court dismissed a case involving a police officer fatally shooting a fleeing suspect in Texas. According to Sotomayor, it was a case of “shoot first, think later.” On Monday, the court dismissed

Freedom conference organizer: Homosexuals are coming for Christians like ‘what Hitler was doing’

Freedom conference organizer: Homosexuals are coming for Christians like ‘what Hitler was doing’

David Edwards Adam McManus, a radio host and organizer of the Freedom 2015 Religious Conference, has warned that Christians were being silent about same-sex marriage in the same way that Germans had been silent about the Holocaust. During a recent interview, McManus told KDNL host Jamie Allman that “there is a real threat to all

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