Politics

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Paul Ryan’s book beats Hillary Clinton’s ‘Hard Choices’ on New York Times Bestseller list

Congressman Paul Ryan’s book “The Way Forward” will hold the No. 5 spot on the latest non-fiction hardcover New York Times bestsellers list, beating Hillary Clinton’s “Hard Choices” that will sit at the No. 6 spot, Politico reports.

Mitt Romney says ‘one out of a million’ chance he will run for president, says a younger Republican candidate could beat Hillary Clinton

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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told Hugh Hewitt on his radio show Tuesday that there is a “one out of a million” chance that he will run for the Oval Office again in 2016.

President Obama gets cold welcome from veterans at American Legion National Convention

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President Obama delivered a speech at the American Legion’s 96th National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, Tuesday and was met with little enthusiasm from a crowd of 10,000 American military veterans.

Hypocritical Hillary: Clinton attempts to distance herself from President Obama after supporting Obamacare

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama

Hillary Clinton has a tough presidential race ahead of her if she decides to compete for the Oval Office in 2016, especially considering 56 percent of Americans disapprove of the way in which President Obama is handling health care.

[WATCH] John Boehner introduces you to the monkey in his office

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John Boehner wants you to meet his pet monkey. Well, it’s not a real monkey, but the Speaker of the House certainly enjoys the company of the clapping wind-up monkey toy that has been a fixture on his coffee table since Boehner’s 62nd birthday.

 

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan: ‘Hillary Clinton is very beatable’

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Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) told the Tampa Bay Times Sunday during a stop in Brandon, Florida, to promote his new book that likely Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is “very beatable.”

Hillary Clinton’s $300k speech fee could compensate 20 minimum wage workers for one year

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Recently, we discovered that Hillary Clinton asked the University of Nevada-Las Vegas to pay her $300,000 for a speech and 90-minute appearance at the university’s foundation dinner. In an effort to put this sum of money into perspective, we’ve calculated the amount of minimum wage jobs this speech fee would cover for one year.

Hillary Clinton initially asked University of Nevada-Las Vegas for $300k to speak

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According to Clinton’s contract with the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and other documents concerning the speech obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Hillary had the gall to initially ask the school for $300,000 in exchange for the speech.

Former Obama adviser David Axelrod says Rick Perry indictment ‘seems pretty sketchy’

Rick Perry

This indictment of Republican Gov. Rick Perry doesn’t smell right, says … WHO?

Sen. Mary Landrieu spent $3,200 in taxpayer money on campaign charter flight

Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu

This Democratic senator is sure having a good time spending taxpayer dollars. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.) spent over $3,200 in government money on a private plane that took her to a campaign fundraiser last November, thereby violating federal law, CNN reported Tuesday.

Hillary Clinton fans fist pump, cry at her ‘Hard Choices’ book signing on Martha’s Vineyard

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The New York Times reported Wednesday that Clinton’s event at the Bunch of Grapes bookstore in Vineyard Haven drew hundreds of excited fans — many of them women — some of whom expressed their affection for the former secretary of State in outlandish ways.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry delivers ‘awesome’ line to crowd at Iowa State Fair

Gov. Rick Perry

Texas Governor Rick Perry just might have his campaign slogan should he decide to run for president in 2016. According to the Des Moines Register, at the end of a speech to a crowd at the Iowa State Fair Tuesday, Perry exclaimed, ”You’re welcome. I’m awesome!”

Hillary Clinton looks forward to ‘hugging it out’ with President Obama at Martha’s Vineyard party

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama

President Obama and former secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet at a Martha’s Vineyard soiree Wednesday, which will present the two Democrats with the perfect opportunity to kiss and make up after Clinton criticized Obama’s foreign policy strategy in a recent interview with The Atlantic.

Hillary Clinton is only spending $100K on Hamptons vacation home rental

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Hillary and Bill Clinton are substantially downsizing their Hamptons vacation this year by renting a home for a mere $100,000 during the last three weeks of August, reports The Daily Mail.

John Boehner launches webpage to spotlight House jobs bills that are stuck in Harry Reid’s Senate

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The speaker of the House recently launched the webpage Speaker.gov/JOBS, which spotlights the dozens of jobs bills that have passed the House but are currently stuck in Harry Reid’s stalled Senate.

Rand Paul says Hillary Clinton not ‘fit to lead the country,’ jokes about her ‘dead broke’ comments

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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R) doesn’t think Hillary Clinton is ”fit to lead the country,” according to comments he made during a speech in his home state Friday.

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam writes angry letter to President Obama demanding information about immigrants relocated to his state

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Haslam wrote a letter to Obama dated July 25 expressing his outrage that the Department of Health and Human Services relocated 760 young immigrants with individuals in Tennessee without informing the governor’s administration.

Hillary Clinton: Darth Vader ‘looks pretty good’ when compared to Congress

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Hillary Clinton in an interview on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” Sunday addressed the recent poll that shows Darth Vader polling higher than all potential 2016 presidential candidates, including Clinton herself.

President Obama continues to fundraise, mingle with celebrities despite world turmoil

Barack Obama

During his speech at a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee Wednesday that took place at the home of  ”Scandal” creator Shonda Rhimes, President Obama got friendly with “Scandal” actress Kerry Washington and singer Janelle Monae.

President Obama waxes hypocritical by advising kids to use kindness and embrace teamwork

President Barack Obama thinks before answering a question about his father during an event at the Walker Jones Education Campus in Washington, to announce additional commitments for "My Brother’s Keeper," Obama's initiative aimed at helping boys and young men of color,  Monday, July 21, 2014. The commitments include an effort by the NBA to recruit 25,000 new mentors and work with at-risk students to increase attendance and performance.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

President Obama delivered a speech at an event for his “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative in Washington, D.C., Monday in which he advised his young audience on the importance of kindness and teamwork despite the fact that he himself has neither adopted kindness nor encouraged teamwork as he clashes with congressional Republicans in Washington.