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Trump Campaign Manager Arrested For Assault
- March 30, 2016

Trump decried the charges. "He was arrested this morning and released with a notice to appear", Adam Brown, a spokesman for police in the town in Jupiter, told AFP. Surveillance footage captured at Trump National, off Donald Ross Road, corroborates Feilds' claim, the arrest report says. The third Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. (more...)
California's $15/hour wage could help workers, cost jobs
- March 30, 2016

Earlier this year, the notoriously frugal governor warned that the bigger wage increase could cost jobs and risk plunging the state budget back into the red. The state's Legislative Analyst's Office didn't offer an estimate on increased business costs, but cautioned a year ago that a $15 minimum wage would add another $1 to $2 billion in state costs for providing in home health services. (more...)
Ted Cruz blames Donald Trump for 'Enquirer' affairs story
- March 29, 2016

This National Enquirer story is garbage. "It is complete and utter lies". Even these relatively small amounts of delegates could be important for Cruz in trying to overcome Trump's delegate lead. Trump is under fire for jabs at Heidi Cruz, as the rivals engage in an increasingly bitter, personal battle for the GOP presidential nomination. "Donald, when he's losing, when he's scared, decides to pedal sleaze and slime", Cruz told reporters Friday. (more...)
Donald Trump targets Ted Cruz's wife on Twitter again Donald Trump targets Ted Cruz's wife on Twitter again
- March 29, 2016

When a presidential election devolves into a hydrant-watering contest between leading contenders about the relative attractiveness of their respective wives, not only does America look ridiculous but we diminish our moral standing to denounce other cultures' marginalization of women. (more...)
Moran becomes 3rd GOP senator for SUPCO hearings
- March 29, 2016

Sherrod Brown and White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz on a conference call exhorting the Republican-controlled Senate to take up the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland. Kaine's answers jumped out at me (including the one I included in the headline). However, what the founding fathers did not expect is the old "geriatric tortoise", coined by Jon Stewart, known as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, blocking so much political action in the Senate , which is ... (more...)
Trump, Clinton lead nationally amid Trump-Cruz feud Trump, Clinton lead nationally amid Trump-Cruz feud
- March 29, 2016

The poll's conclusion backs an earlier poll this week by Quinnipiac University, which also found Kasich to be the only Republican candidate to defeat Clinton head-to-head, leading her by eight percentage points. The two spokeswomen were referring to an ad created by an anti-Trump super PAC which targeted Utah Mormon voters with a web ad featuring a naked Melania Trump handcuffed to a bed. (more...)