Panic Time: Rubio Edges Bush in New Florida Poll – Daniel Doherty

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There are worse weeks to have when announcing a presidential bid. A new poll conducted in the Sunshine State finds that Marco Rubio has a slight (if statistically insignificant) lead over perhaps his biggest rival in the hunt for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Jeb Bush. Politico reports: Sen. Marco Rubio’s splashy presidential-campaign announcement and […]

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Federal appeals court to take up Obama’s immigration action – AP News

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As demonstrators gathered Friday outside a New Orleans federal courthouse, appellate judges were preparing to consider whether to lift a temporary hold imposed by a federal judge in Texas on President Barack Obama’s executive action seeking to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit […]

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Keeping Hillary Under Wraps | The Daily Caller

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Is Hillary Clinton really running for president? I know this seems like an absurd question, inasmuch as we have been bombarded with news about Hillary’s launch ever since she decided to ruin the first gorgeous Sunday afternoon of the year by proclaiming on social media that her lust for power was undiminished since 2008. Hillary basically made a […]

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ISIS Camp a Few Miles from Texas, Mexican Authorities Confirm – Judicial Watch

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ISIS is operating a camp just a few miles from El Paso, Texas, according to Judicial Watch sources that include a Mexican Army field grade officer and a Mexican Federal Police Inspector. The exact location where the terrorist group has established its base is around eight miles from the U.S. border in an area known […]

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Obama’s Nuclear Framework Agreement is a Hoax – American Thinker

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It is a sad moment in American history when the supreme leader of the Islamic dictatorship of Iran is much more believable than President Obama. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was correct when he said on April 9, that the White House is lying about what the Americans call a framework agreement regarding the Iranian nuclear program. […]

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The Rubio record: From tea party hero to immigration reformer and beyond

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In the winter of 2010, conservative firebrand Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., turned an upstart U.S. Senate candidate from Florida into the face of the tea party effort to bring more hardline conservatives into the Republican Party and Congress. “I’d rather have 30 Marco Rubios in the Senate than 60 Arlen Specters,” DeMint declared at the […]

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Hillary Clinton announces her presidential campaign

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Hillary Clinton announcing her second bid for the presidency Sunday in an online video. After years of often-breathless speculation about her future, Hillary Rodham Clinton confirmed one of the worst-kept secrets in politics: She’s running for president. The former first lady and secretary of state officially entered the 2016 presidential race with a video announcement […]

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Hillary Clinton to announce 2016 bid Sunday with video – CNN.com

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(CNN)Hillary Clinton is planning to launch her presidential candidacy on Sunday through a video message on social media, a person close to her campaign-in-waiting tells CNN, followed immediately by traveling to early-voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire to start making her case to voters. The trip to Iowa, where a third-place finish in 2008 […]

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Obama, Castro to come face to face amid bid to restore ties – AP News

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PANAMA CITY (AP) — As leaders from across the Western Hemisphere gather Friday in Panama, all eyes will be on two presidents: Barack Obama and Raul Castro, whose expected encounter at the Summit of the Americas will mark a historic moment as the U.S. and Cuba seek to restore ties they abandoned decades ago. Americans […]

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Bill Buckley Was Right: America in the Grip of the Liberal Mania | The American Spectator

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The list grows longer. The three most recent entries the Rolling Stone rape-at-the-University of Virginia story. Ferguson and the “hands up don’t shoot” business. Indiana and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. From cries of “racist!” to shrieks of “rapist” (to borrow from Kevin Williamson over there at National Review) over and over and over again […]

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Federal Court Slaps Down Request To Let Obama’s Amnesty Move Forward | The Daily Caller

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A federal judge denied Tuesday night the Obama administration’s request to allow President Obama’s executive actions on amnesty to move forward. The Southern District Court of Texas is hearing a lawsuit from 26 states against the Department of Homeland Security over the executive actions President Obama announced in November he would be taking to extend […]

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Rand Paul: ‘I’m running for president’ – POLITICO

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After watching his father try for the presidency and fail three separate times, Rand Paul on Tuesday officially embarked on his own White House bid, a campaign designed to tap into Ron Paul’s legacy without being suffocated by it. Paul kicked off the launch on Tuesday with an emailed fundraising solicitation, ahead […]

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Rand Paul seems to stray from libertarian roots as he courts GOP base – The Washington Post

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When the presidential buzz began building around Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) a couple of years ago, the expectation was that his libertarian ideas could make him the most unusual and intriguing voice among the major contenders in the 2016 field. But now, as he prepares to make his formal announcement Tuesday, Paul is a candidate […]

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IRS deadline extended for ObamaCare customers sent the wrong tax form | TheHill

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ObamaCare customers who received the wrong tax form from the federal government this spring will not face penalties if they miss the April 15 deadline, officials announced Friday. Anyone who have not yet been sent corrected tax forms and are “unable to file an accurate tax return” now have until Oct. 15 to file — […]

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Obama’s ‘record-breaking’ economy – American Thinker

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Corporate profits are sky-high, Wall Street is on an historic winning streak – and President Obama must be extremely grateful that commentary about his framework nuclear deal with Iran sucked up all the media oxygen so that the terrible jobs report that came out on Friday was largely ignored. Zero Hedge gives us the macro […]

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Hands Up, Don’t Discriminate Against Gays! | Human Events

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By: Ann Coulter Happy National Hate Week! Today, we’re all hating on Indiana. Who will be the left’s Emmanuel Goldstein next week? Evidently, the sole function of the media these days is to subject the public to a steady stream of manufactured events: “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”; nuclear power kills; Lena Dunham’s rape by a […]

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Hillary’s Baggage – American Thinker

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Hillary Clinton’s latest misadventures are not just so typically Clintonian, but more to the point, they reveal a fatal flaw in the woman’s makeup — she has absolutely no judgment! Now you can write off the three current scandals (her private email account use while serving as secretary of state; the foreign donations to the Clinton […]

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Compulsory Voting is Unconstitutional | Human Events

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President Obama recently praised the idea of “mandatory voting,” saying it would be “transformative” and “completely change the political map in this country,” showing again how unbound he feels by the limits imposed on the power of government by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The president apparently does not believe that the right […]

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How screwed up is Obama’s foreign policy? – American Thinker

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David Rothkopf, editor of Foreign Policy, has written an incisive article on America’s foreign policy under Obama. It’s a “big picture” analyses of what’s happening in the Middle East and beyond, with brutally frank observations about how Obama’s policies have only made a bad situation worse. I encourage you to read all of it, but […]

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Marco Rubio may have presidential announcement date: April 13 at Freedom Tower | Miami Herald Miami Herald

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  Marco Rubio has reserved the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami for an undisclosed event April 13, which appears to be a potential, if not likely, spot for Florida’s junior senator to announce his candidacy for president. A Rubio adviser stressed nothing has been nailed down for any kind of announcement, but the timing makes […]

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Natural Born Citizen | Ted Cruz | Marco Rubio | Bobby Jindal

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  I believe Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal and Ted Cruz to be “natural born Citizens” and eligible to be President.  Here’s why. 1. Summary There are few eligibility requirements to be President.  You don’t have to be smart, wise, experienced, honest, educated, or a particular gender or race. Article II, Section 1, of the Constitution provides, in pertinent […]

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Entitled: Hillary Clinton Fundraising | The Daily Caller

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Hillary Clinton, the deeply polarizing former secretary of state who is widely expected to run for president in 2016, will focus her fundraising efforts exclusively on the presidential primary elections and caucuses this time around. Clinton’s already-assembled fundraising retinue believes the ambitious senior citizen candidate made a critical, overconfident mistake in 2008 by raising checks for the […]

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Army charges Bergdahl with desertion and misbehavior | TheHill

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The Army on Wednesday charged Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion, reigniting the debate over whether President Obama paid too high a price to secure his release from the Taliban. Bergdahl, 28, who went missing from his base in 2009 while serving in Afghanistan, could face life imprisonment for the separate charge of misbehavior before the […]

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Federal Appeals Court to Hear Arguments on Immigration Ruling – WSJ

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A federal appellate court Tuesday agreed to hear an expedited appeal of a ruling by a federal judge in Texas that blocked President Barack Obama’s immigration actions. Granting the Obama administration’s request for an expedited appeal, the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hold a hearing on April 17 to consider the administration’s challenge […]

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Did Anthony Kennedy Just Show His Hand On The Obamacare Subsidies Case? | The Daily Caller

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Justice Anthony Kennedy’s comments in a run-of-the-mill budget meeting Monday may have signaled how he intends to vote in this year’s biggest Obamacare lawsuit over the legality of federal premium subsidies. In a Monday budget request before the House Appropriations Committee, Justice Anthony Kennedy, typically the swing vote on the Court, made comments that could […]

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And they’re off: Ted Cruz, via Twitter, announces presidential bid | Reuters

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(Reuters) – Texas Senator Ted Cruz, a conservative firebrand who frequently clashes with leaders of his Republican Party, became the first major figure from either party to jump into the 2016 U.S. presidential election race on Monday when he announced his candidacy on Twitter. “I’m running for President and I hope to earn your support!” […]

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Obama: ‘By Hook or Crook,’ I’ll Expand Government | The Daily Caller

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President Barack Obama says he’s going to push the limits on presidential power as far as he can go during the last 2 years of his tenure. “Where [elected Republicans in Congress] are not willing to work with us, we will do it administratively or we will convene the private sector,” he said in a […]

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Ted Cruz to Make ‘Important Speech’ at Liberty University Monday

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Sen. Ted Cruz’s political operation appears to be strongly encouraging attendance by the media at an event in Lynchburg, Va., Monday for what’s being billed as “an important speech.” Aides to the Texas Republican, who has been contemplating a run for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016, were tight-lipped Friday about the details of the visit to the campus of Liberty University, […]

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American Thinker: Iran wants sanctions lifted now. Will the US cave?

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The biggest sticking point in the negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program is apparently a disagreement over when sanctions against Tehran should be lifted. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Iran is demanding that sanctions be lifted at the conclusion of the framework agreement, which is the first step toward a comprehensive accord […]

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From Tel Aviv to Turtle Bay | Foreign Policy

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After years of blocking U.N. efforts to pressure Israelis and Palestinians into accepting a lasting two-state solution, the United States is edging closer toward supporting a U.N. Security Council resolution that would call for the resumption of political talks to conclude a final peace settlement, according to Western diplomats. The move follows Israeli Prime Minister […]

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Israeli Elections: Netanyahu Looks Poised to Return to the Helm | CNS News

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(CNSNews.com) – Any hopes by his detractors that Israeli voters would give Binyamin Netanyahu marching orders after nine years at the helm looked set to be dashed on Tuesday night, as exit polls pointed to the strong likelihood that he will serve a fourth term as prime minister, possibly as head of a national unity […]

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Hillary’s Email Defense Is Laughable – Dan Metcalfe – POLITICO Magazine

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I thought when I retired from the Justice Department in 2007, I was done with records-related scandals. By that point, I had spent more than a quarter-century as founding director of the Justice Department’s Office of Information and Privacy, effectively serving as the federal government’s chief information-disclosure “guru.” In that position, I had weathered many […]

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ISIS Vows To ‘Blow Up The White House, Big Ben And The Eiffel Tower’ – CBS DC

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WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – En route to conquering the European cities of Paris and Rome, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria says they plan to “blow up” the White House, Big Ben and the Eiffel Tower. ISIS spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani detailed the terror group’s plans to conquer Portugal, Spain, Paris and Rome in […]

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American Thinker: Valerie Jarrett fingered as the source of leak on Hillary’s email server

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According to Ed Klein, writing in the New York Post, President Valerie Jarrett was the source of the information published by the New York Ties on Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server for all her official correspondence as secretary of state. Befitting her status as a behind-the-scenes puppeteer, Jarrett alleged used cut-outs to […]

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Strong dollar is a signal of a major market event rate hike – Business Insider

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The dollar is set for its strongest quarterly strengthening since 1992, according to Bank of America, a good sign that a rate hike is around the corner. When markets expect that US interest rates will be hiked, it typically strengthens the dollar. That’s because people rush to change other currencies into dollars — they can […]

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