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Top White House official on Garland: Senate should do its job Top White House official on Garland: Senate should do its job
- March 20, 2016

Thankfully, leaders like Arizona's own John McCain and Jeff Flake have committed to let the American people decide who should replace Scalia. Garland met separately with Vermont Sen. Sen. Charles Grassley Senator Grassley at a news conference. While the nominee himself began meeting with senators. The campaign, Protect the Court, was launched by a coalition that includes Concerned Women for America, Iowa Right to Life, March for Life, Priests for Life, Students for Life of America and ... (more...)
U.S. eases Cuba rules ahead of Obama visit
- March 20, 2016

While tourism is still barred by statute, the new rules amount to permission for any American who wants to travel to Cuba to plan an educational sojourn there, as long as they keep records of their activities for five years. "This is a big deal because it kind of undoes a fundamental plank of the Cuban embargo , which was to prevent Cuba from accessing the dollar and the USA financial system", said Augusto Maxwell, a Miami-based lawyer who heads the Akerman law firm's Cuba practice. (more...)
Romney to vote for Cruz in Utah caucuses Romney to vote for Cruz in Utah caucuses
- March 20, 2016

The fundraiser will take place at Clyde's Gallery Place, and tickets start at $1,000 each. "I'm seen as a strong supporter of Israel, I'm proud of that fact, and Ted has been great on Israel". Nevertheless, Graham says he'll "help Ted in every way I can", as he hates Donald Trump even more. When asked about his dramatic change in stance toward Cruz, Graham admitted that his Senate colleague is "not well liked ", but said, "I have doubts about Mr. (more...)
Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton becomes Bernie Sanders in 'SNL' spoof Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton becomes Bernie Sanders in 'SNL' spoof
- March 19, 2016

Senator Sanders was in the background. In the new faux campaign commercial, Hillary is appealing to the millennial voters she's losing to Sanders. "I'm whoever you want to be and I approve this message". Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is also planning to be in Charlotte on Monday evening for an event at the Grady Cole Center. "That is his choice", Clinton said of Sanders. (more...)
Clinton Wins Missouri Democratic Primary as Sanders Concedes Clinton Wins Missouri Democratic Primary as Sanders Concedes
- March 19, 2016

That's because Missouri's proportional allocation would divide its delegates fairly evenly, regardless of the outcome of a recount . If Clinton were to win four or five states on Tuesday, she will net several dozen more delegates, adding to her 200-plus pledged delegate lead earned in the primaries and caucuses to date. (more...)
Group of rabbis plan boycott of Trump speech
- March 19, 2016

Though most American Jews are Democrats , It doesn't help Trump's case with conservative Jews that he said he would be " neutral " in peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine. "I would very much have enjoyed speaking at the AIPAC conference". Police initially said the perpetrators were of North African descent, though German newspaper Welt am Sonntag later reported that police had determined many of them were Syrian refugees. (more...)