Charlie Crist Wins Dem Primary in Florida

August 27, 2014
Charlie Crist Wins Dem Primary in Florida

Former Republican governor Charlie Crist will challenge incumbent Rick Scott in Florida’s gubernatorial general election come November. In Tuesday’s Democratic primary, Crist won 74 percent of the vote to beat his opponent, Nan Rich. Scott easily beat his challengers in the Republican primary: The latest exit polls have Scott trouncing Elizabeth Cuevas Neunder and...
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Voters Head To Polls In Different States

August 26, 2014
Voters Head To Polls In Different States

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is set to find out how much momentum he has for a political comeback, as Democratic primary voters decide whether to nominate the former Republican for a chance to reclaim his old job. Florida is one of four states where voters will cast primary and runoff ballots Tuesday. With...
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Hagel: ISIS Beyond Anything We’ve Seen [VIDEO]

August 22, 2014
Hagel- ISIS Beyond Anything We've Seen

While fielding questions at a Pentagon briefing on Thursday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel declared that ISIS is as “sophisticated and well-funded as any group that we have seen.” Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey said it will take more than airstrikes to beat ISIS. When asked about hitting the group in...
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U.S. Tried to Rescue James Foley But Failed

August 21, 2014
U.S. Tried to Rescue Foley But Failed

A U.S. Special Operations team tried and failed to rescue James Foley and other Americans held captive in Syria in a secret mission earlier this summer. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby released a statement, saying the U.S. “attempted a rescue operation recently to free a number of American hostages held in Syria by the...
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SCOTUS Halts Gay Marriage in Virginia

August 21, 2014
SCOTUS Halts Gay Marriage in Virginia

The Supreme Court has issued a stay on a ruling granting same-sex marriages in Virginia. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district judge’s ruling that the state’s same-sex marriage ban was unconstitutional. Last week, that panel chose not to delay its ruling, and licenses for same-sex marriages were supposed to be issued...
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Rick Perry Booked in Texas [Mugshot Photo]

August 20, 2014
Rick Perry Booked in Texas

Texas Governor Rick Perry has no regrets. That’s what he told a crowd on Tuesday when he was booked for two counts, one for abusing official capacity and another for coersion of a public servant, after vetoing state funding for a public integrity unit. Calling the indictment “a chilling restraint on the right of...
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Eric Holder Heading to Ferguson

August 19, 2014
Eric Holder Heading to Ferguson

Attorney General Eric Holder will be heading to Ferguson, Missouri to meet with community politicians and leaders Wednesday. At a press conference addressing both the crisis in Missouri and in Iraq, President Obama said Monday the Department of Justice opened an independent federal civil rights investigation into the killing of Michael Brown. “To a...
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Autopsy: Michael Brown shot at least six times in Ferguson, Mo.

August 18, 2014
Autopsy- Michael Brown shot at least six times in Ferguson, Mo.Autopsy- Michael Brown shot at least six times in Ferguson, Mo.

Michael Brown, the unarmed black teen who was killed by police in Ferguson, Mo., was shot at least six times, a preliminary private autopsy found. The former chief medical examiner for the City of New York found that Brown was four times in the right arm and two times in the head. The bullets...
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Rick Perry calls indictments against him an ‘abuse of power’

August 17, 2014
Rick Perry calls indictments against him an abuse of power

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Saturday said that indictments against him over his decision to veto $7.5 million in funding for the public corruption unit of a district attorney were an “abuse of power” and vowed to fight them.
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Police chief: Name of officer who fatally shot Michael Brown will be released today

August 15, 2014
Police chief- Name of officer who fatally shot Michael Brown will be released today

Police chief: Name of officer who fatally shot Michael Brown will be released today On Friday police in Ferguson, Missouri, plan to release the name of the officer who shot Michael Brown. The St. Louis suburb has been the scene of demonstrations since Brown died last weekend, a source told CNN.
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Rand Paul: We Must Demilitarize the Police

August 15, 2014
Rand Paul- We Must Demilitarize the Police

Anyone who thinks race does not skew the application of criminal justice in this country is just not paying close enough attention, Sen. Rand Paul writes for TIME, amid violence in Ferguson, Mo. over the police shooting death of Michael Brown The shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown is an awful tragedy that continues to...
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St. Louis County police to no longer police Ferguson amid protests

August 14, 2014
St. Louis County police to no longer police Ferguson amid protests

St. Louis County, Mo., police will no longer be involved in the policing of Ferguson, Rep. Lacy Clay, D-Mo., said Thursday, according to Bloomberg News reporter Derek Wallbank. Protests have racked the St. Louis suburb for five straight nights after a police officer killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager. Photo: A protester kicks...
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