Politics

Tulane University Kappa Alpha erects Donald Trump wall

[embedded content] Frat boys, tear down this wall. A Louisiana fraternity erected a giant Donald Trump-themed wall around its off-campus house — but dismantlers swiftly deconstructed the bizarre barricade. Tulane University’s Kappa Alpha Order painted “Make America Great Again” and “Trump” on the sandbag fence after the brothers set it up last week. The fraternity puts up the wall every ...

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MMA legalized in New York, MSG to host first event in state

Before Gov. Cuomo put pen to paper to legalize mixed martial arts in New York Thursday morning, officials announced the first event will be held at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 12. And Cuomo, saying he’s not a promoter, asked that breakout star Ronda Rousey headline the maiden New York event. “If Ronda Rousey fought here in November, that would ...

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Sanders slams surrogate who used insult Democratic whores’

Bernie Sanders condemned the word choice of a campaign surrogate who used the term “Democratic whores” just seconds after mentioning the Vermont senator’s chief rival, Hillary Clinton. Paul Song, a health care activist and staunch Sanders supporter, used the controversial phrase during a Wednesday stump speech to decry politicians who accept money from pharmaceutical companies. 30,000 RALLY TO SUPPORT BERNIE ...

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Hillary Clinton: Trump’s dangerous, loose nuclear talk

Keeping America safe is the most solemn responsibility of any President. So when Donald Trump says “we need unpredictability” when it comes to nuclear weapons, when he talks casually about actually using these weapons, and when he says he sees no problem in letting more countries develop nuclear weapons, he’s not just wrong. This kind of loose talk is dangerous. ...

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That one time Ted Cruz tried to ban sex toys in Texas

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Oh baby. Further proof Ted Cruz is the ultimate buzz kill: That one time he tried to ban sex toys. The GOP presidential second-runner once pored over an impassioned plea to cease sex toys in Texas — and his 76-page screed against self-pleasure resurfaced Wednesday thanks to an expose from Mother Jones. As Texas’ solicitor general in ...

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30,000 rally to support Bernie Sanders in NYC

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Bernie Sanders got huge cheers from the massive crowd at Washington Square Park.  Nearly 30,000 people piled into Washington Square Park Wednesday to show their support for Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders. The massive rally appeared to give the 74-year-old democratic socialist’s spirits a boost. “When I look at an unbelievable crowd like this I believe we’re ...

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Hillary Clinton vows to open immigration office as President

Andrew Savulich/New York Daily News As commander-in-chief, Hillary Clinton says she’ll open the Office of Immigrant Affairs to help immigrants become fully integrated with living in America. In a one-two punch at Republican rival Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton said she’d be so pro-immigrant if elected that she’d create a federal office just to help newcomers — and bashed the billionaire ...

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Clinton, Sanders join Verizon workers on strike

Presidential politics hit the picket line Wednesday as Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton supported striking Verizon workers on day one of their walkout. The White House hopefuls greeted strikers outside Verizon offices in Brooklyn and Manhattan after some 39,000 employees in nine states and Washington, D.C., walked off the job. “This is just another major corporation trying to destroy the ...

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Megyn Kelly meets with Donald Trump to bury the hatchet

Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Donald Trump launched a tirade against Fox News host Megyn Kelly since the first Republican primary debate last year, saying she “had blood coming out of her whatever,” saying she’s not “a professional,” and more. The lady and the Trump have buried the hatchet — and not in each other. Fox News host Megyn Kelly met Wednesday ...

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Black voters again crucial to Hillary Clinton’s success

With less than a week until the New York primary, Hillary Clinton’s path to the White House is clear — as long as black voters pave her way. It’s a familiar position for the former senator, who was hailed as the “inevitable” Democratic candidate early in the 2008 race. Competing against a charismatic but fairly unknown young senator from Illinois, ...

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