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Syrian Kurds feel abandoned as ISIS battle rages

[caption id="attachment_32068" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption] Kneeling over his brother's fresh grave, Ali Mehmud gathered clumps of dirt in his hands, raised them to his lips to kiss them, then softly placed them back on the ...

Wendy Davis doubles down on wheelchair attack ad

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis on Monday defended her campaign television ad that highlights opponent Greg Abbott's use of a wheelchair, denying that it exploits his disability while attacking his record. " ...

Elizabeth Warren: Obama protected Wall Street, not people

Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts, recently sat down for an exclusive interview with Thomas Frank of Salon. During the interview, she claimed President Obama's administration "protected Wall Street. Not families who were los ...

Bill Clinton: prison reform will be hot-button issue in 2016 election

[caption id="attachment_27827" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]According to former President Bill Clinton, one of the main issues on voters' minds going into the 2016 election will be prison reform. "We basically took a shotgun ...

Unease grows between de Blasio and NYPD officers

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's relationship with police, already strained by accusations he sided with frequent NYPD critic Al Sharpton over the chokehold death of an unarmed suspect, suffered another hit with revelations a top ...

Yes, Obama's policies are on the ballot this fall

[caption id="attachment_27293" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]U.S. President Barack Obama took the stage at Northwestern University to discuss the nation's economic progress under his administration in a televised speech, as we ...

Carter says he would've beaten Reagan if he was 'more manly' against Iran

[caption id="attachment_30536" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Carter told CNBC that his administration could have secured another term in office if he had responded more forcefully to the Iran hostage crisis. Jimmy Carter, the ...

Marijuana industry makes political donations

DENVER (AP) — The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring le ...

Obama blames intel community for increased militant threat

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said in an interview airing Sunday that he agrees with intelligence leaders who believe the United States not only underestimated the threat of militants seeking to form the Islamic State group but also overestimat ...

Ann Romney adds fuel to another Mitt run in 2016

Will Mitt Romney make a third run for the White House? His wife, Ann, didn't say he would. But she didn't rule it out either. In an interview with Fox News host Neil Cavuto, Ann Romney said her husband would be unlikely to run if former Florida Gov. ...


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