The main pretext Republican senators have offered for leaving open the Supreme Court seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia is that the next president, not Barack Obama, should be the one to fill it. But now that his party’s nominee, Donald Trump, seems headed for a loss in November, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) appears to be changing his tune ― and may be signaling that more unprecedented obstruction is on the horizon if Hillary Clinton wins the White House.
“I promise you that we will...Read more
"I want to start with the most effective speech, the most effective political speech I have heard since Ronald Reagan," Beck said. The first lady spoke at an October campaign rally for Hillary Clinton.
She said referring to the tape: "And I can't stop thinking about this. It has shaken me to my core that I couldn't have predicted."
During her speech, Obama berated Donald Trump for the now notorious tape in which he brags about groping women.
"So many have...Read more
A black doctor has accused Delta Air Lines of discrimination after a flight attendant allegedly shooed her away from a passenger in need of medical attention and said "actual physicians" were needed.
Dr. Tamika Cross, an OBGYN resident at Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital in Houston, wrote in a Facebook post that she was on a flight from Detroit last week when someone two rows ahead her of starting screaming for help.
"I naturally jumped into Doctor mode as...Read more
First lady Michelle Obama on Thursday delivered a stinging take down of Donald Trump’s vulgar and sexist comments and spoke about the impact they were having on women everywhere. Campaigning for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, she said that she couldn’t stop thinking about remarks Trump made in 2005, when he bragged about making unwanted sexual advances and being able to grab women “by the pussy.” The first lady said those words had “shaken me to my core in a way...Read more
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton won the explosive second presidential debate on Sunday night, according to live polling taken during the showdown on AOL.com. A slight majority of respondents named the former secretary of state as the winner, with 52.3 percent naming her as the winner compared to to 47.4 percent who named Donald Trump in the poll taken live during the the presidential debate in St. Louis, Missouri on Sunday night.
Clinton started off the debate with a considerable...Read more
Donald Trump believes the Central Park 5 are still guilty — despite DNA evidence that exonerated the five teenage boys accused of raping and beating a woman in Central Park in 1989. “They admitted they were guilty,” Trump told CNN in a statement this week. “The police doing the original investigation say they were guilty. The fact that that case was settled with so much evidence against them is outrageous. And the woman, so badly...Read more
Donald Trump’s running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R), spent much of the first and only vice presidential debate Tuesday night doing his damnedest to get Americans to forget all of the offensive things Trump has said. Pence repeatedly tried to skirt around statements Trump actually said — or simply shook his head and ignored the question.
“I’m happy to defend [Trump],” Pence said.
But Pence rarely actually defended Trump. Instead, he dodged or outright denied his running mate’s statements....Read more