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  Democrats Try To Pick Up The Pieces: The sting of defeat is still fresh. But Democrats are embarking on a soul-searching exercise to determine how they ended up in the political wilderness, losing the House, the Senate and the White House at a time when President Barack Obama’s approval ratings are at record highs. […]

Thousands Take To The Streets To Protest Trump Win: They chanted anti-Donald Trump slogans. They flooded city streets. They gathered near the White House, disheartened and dismayed. “Not my President, not today,” many across the nation yelled. In cities from Boston to Los Angeles, thousands of demonstrators gathered Wednesday night in protest of election results […]

President Trump: Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States, CNN projects, a historic victory for outsiders that represents a stunning repudiation of Washington’s political establishment. The billionaire real estate magnate and former reality star needed an almost perfect run through the swing states — and he got it, winning Ohio, North […]

Trump, Clinton Make Final Pitches In Dueling Op-Eds: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton wrote dueling op-eds in USA Today to make their cases to voters nationwide the day before Election Day. The op-eds, which were published online Sunday night — and set for print publication Monday — largely draw upon their respective stump speeches, including […]

The First Look Inside Obama’s Private White House Living Quarters: Finally: the opportunity to peek inside Barack Obama’s bedroom. In the December issue of Architectural Digest, the First Family gives an exclusive tour of their private living quarters on the White House’s second floor, from the family dining room to the master suite. “Their private […]

Obama: Clinton’s Ambition Might Be Questioned If She’s President: President Barack Obama said Hillary Clinton’s ambition might be questioned if she becomes president, during a Halloween-themed interview aired Monday. “If and when Hillary is president, what do you think will be the female equivalent of ‘you weren’t born in this country?'” Samantha Bee, host of […]

Clinton’s FBI Investigation: What You Need To Know: Hillary Clinton’s campaign was jolted when FBI Director James Comey delivered the ultimate October surprise. Eleven days before the 2016 presidential election, Comey announced that the FBI had discovered additional emails and is reviewing them to see whether they are related to the bureau’s investigation into Clinton’s […]

Dakota Pipeline Protesters Forced Back After Scores Arrested: Law enforcement officials have arrested scores of protesters at the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, lessening the chances of another full-scale demonstration early Friday. The heavy police presence on Thursday and the multiple arrests — at least 141, according to Morton County Sheriff Public Information Officer Donnell Hushka […]

Forces Ready In ‘Weeks’ For Battle To Retake ISIS Capital: Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday it will be only a matter of weeks before the US and its allies are ready to drive ISIS from Raqqa, its symbolic capital in Syria. The preparations come amid fears the terror group is plotting an attack somewhere […]

Obama Unleashed: Maybe it’s his rapidly approaching return to life as a normal citizen. Or the knowledge that, two weeks from Election Day, his preferred successor is enjoying a decisive edge over Donald Trump. Or maybe it was just the West Coast vibe. In California this week, a loosened President Barack Obama left few Republicans […]

Election Law Doesn’t Care If Trump (or Clinton) Ever Concede: The prospect of election night drama seems to dwindle with each new round of polling. But Donald Trump, perhaps trying to author a campaign cliffhanger, is determined to provide Americans with at least a measure of “suspense” on November 8. During the third presidential debate, […]

Mom Holds Separated Twin For First Time: In what can best be described as a bundle of cuteness, Nicole McDonald held her son Jadon alone for the first time in what she calls “one of the most profound moments of my life.” Mom grinned from ear to ear as she cradled the young boy Friday […]