Obama: Hard to argue Trump is tapping into 'zeitgeist of the country'

(link to post)President Obama says it’s hard to argue that likely GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is speaking for a broad base of the country, but he cautioned against complacency and smugness and said voters will have the final say. “I think it’s pretty hard to argue that somebody who almost three-quarters of the country…

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Bernie Sanders: Idea of pro-Brexit forces boosting Donald Trump should 'sound an alarm'

(link to post) Bernie Sanders: Idea of pro-Brexit forces boosting Donald Trump should ‘sound an alarm’ – Washington Times JavaScript is required for full functionality on this website, but scripting is currently disabled. Please enable JavaScript and reload this page.

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump now running neck-and-neck: poll

(link to post)Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are running essentially neck-and-neck, according to a national poll of registered voters released Wednesday that showed a majority holding negative views of both likely major-party presidential nominees. Mrs. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, had a 2-point, 42 percent to 40 percent, lead over Mr. Trump, the likely GOP…

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Darryl Glenn wins Colorado GOP Senate nod, will face Michael Bennet in November

(link to post) Darryl Glenn wins Colorado GOP Senate nod, will face Michael Bennet in November – Washington Times JavaScript is required for full functionality on this website, but scripting is currently disabled. Please enable JavaScript and reload this page.

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Donald Trump vows to cancel Trans-Pacific Partnership as president, puts NAFTA on notice

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Senate Democrats block Zika funding bill

(link to post)Senate Democrats launched a filibuster Tuesday to stop $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus, saying it’s not enough money, has too many strings attached and undercuts environmental protections in a rush to eradicate virus-carrying mosquitoes. Even as the White House demands quick action ahead of a predicted summer surge of mosquitoes, President…

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Trey Gowdy: Democrats should read the Benghazi report before ripping it apart

(link to post) The chairman of the House probe into the Benghazi attacks dismissed Democrats’ attempts to cast the investigation as a chance to tarnish former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, saying Democrats would realize that if they read the report. Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina took direct aim at Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings,…

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Obama warns against 'hysteria' in wake of Brexit vote

(link to post) President Obama, who urged British voters to stay in the European Union, warned against financial and global “hysteria” Tuesday after Britain’s vote to leave the EU. In an interview aired on National Public Radio, Mr. Obama said full European integration may be on pause, but cataclysmic changes are unlikely. “There’s been a…

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Benghazi panel: White House focused on anti-Islam film over saving Americans as attack unfolded

(link to post) Both President Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta ordered that all available resources be used to help fend off the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack. Why that didn’t happen remains the biggest unanswered question of the assault. Rep. Trey Gowdy and fellow members of the probe looking into the attack said Tuesday that…

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Paul Ryan calls for new trade deal with U.K. following Brexit vote

(link to post) House Speaker Paul D. Ryan called Tuesday for the United States to carve out a new trade agreement with the U.K. following last week’s Brexit vote, saying the “special relationship” between the two nations must endure Britain’s decision to pull out of the European Union. “We need to emphasize that they are…

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