GOP campaigns planning to seize debate control from Republican National Committee: report

GOP campaigns planning to seize debate control from Republican National Committee: report

Arturo Garcia Representatives from at least nine GOP presidential campaigns will meet on Sunday to discuss taking control of their remaining debates from the Republican National Committee, Politico reported. The push for the meeting is being led by campaign advisors for both front-runners Ben Carson and Donald Trump, as well as for Sen. Lindsey Graham

Maddow: Disastrous debate showed Jeb that ‘money can’t make you a better candidate’

Maddow: Disastrous debate showed Jeb that ‘money can’t make you a better candidate’

Arturo Garcia The bipartisan drubbing Jeb Bush is taking after Wednesday’s GOP candidate debate could kill his presidential campaign by the force of popular perception, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said on Thursday. “The one thing that didn’t change between yesterday and today is that Jeb Bush’s super PAC is still sitting on $100 million,” she

Koch group floods Colorado with cash to save conservatives who pushed right-wing AP history class

Koch group floods Colorado with cash to save conservatives who pushed right-wing AP history class

Travis Gettys The Koch brothers are getting involved in a local school board election in Colorado — where voters are considering whether to oust conservatives who replaced Advanced Placement history books with patriotic propaganda. Thousands of students walked out last year to protest changes to the history curriculum — which school board members say shifted

Pot-laced candy? The truth behind the bogus Halloween marijuana scare story

Pot-laced candy? The truth behind the bogus Halloween marijuana scare story

Scott Keyes, The Guardian One year ago around this time, Colorado was awash with warnings about a new mortal danger facing children: pot-laced Halloween candy. “Marijuana candy. Trick or treat?” a billboard on a major Denver thoroughfare warned. The ad by Smart Colorado, an advocacy organization dedicated to protecting youth from marijuana, asked, “Can you

Radio host trumps Donald by trademarking ‘Make America Great Again’ — and sells it back for $100K

Radio host trumps Donald by trademarking ‘Make America Great Again’ — and sells it back for $100K

Travis Gettys A radio host who snuck in and copyrighted Donald Trump’s campaign slogan has agreed to transfer ownership of the phrase to the Republican frontrunner. Radio host Bobby Estell, better known as Bobby Bones, trademarked the phrase, “Make America Great Again” — which Trump displays on his baseball caps — and offered to hand

FBI spy planes flew 10 times over Freddie Gray protests: documents

FBI spy planes flew 10 times over Freddie Gray protests: documents

Reuters The FBI deployed at least 10 flights of surveillance planes equipped with advanced aerial surveillance technology, including infrared and night-vision cameras, to monitor the Baltimore riots earlier this year, according to government documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union. The flights, totaling more than 36 hours and involving at least two planes, occurred