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4 Things To Know About Visa Waivers And Security

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 4:03am

The visa waiver program allowed 20 million travelers into the U.S. last year, and many say it poses a bigger threat than the refugee resettlement program.

Trump Escalates Rhetoric Again, Firing At Rubio, Carson And Targeting ISIS

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 12:37am

Donald Trump campaign appearances keep getting more combative. On Wednesday night in Worcester, Mass., a big crowd cheered his attacks on ISIS, fellow candidate Marco Rubio, food stamps and the media.

Trump and Bush Skipping Out On The 'Final Exam' for Iowa Evangelicals

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 5:50pm

The two candidates will skip a presidential forum Friday hosted by the conservative Christian group the Family Leader.

Sanders Speech Highlights Generational Divide Over Socialism

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:18pm

Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist, made a major address about socialism at Georgetown University Thursday. That word — socialist — means many different things to different people. And often a lot changes in the meaning of that word based on how old — or young — you are.

Bernie Sanders Delivers Anticipated Speech On Democratic Socialism

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:18pm

Socialism is a dirty word for most Americans. It conjures images of an oppressive, anti-capitalist government. But democratic socialist is a label Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders wears proudly. On Thursday, he explained what it means to him.

Obama Pushes Back Against Opponents Of Syrian Refugees In U.S.

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:18pm

While overseas this week, President Obama has weighed in multiple times on the ongoing debate in the U.S. over Syrian refugees — often using pointed rhetoric and jabbing at his political opponents.

House Passes Legislation Designed To Pause Refugee Resettlement

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:18pm

The House passed legislation Thursday to pause the refugee resettlement program. The legislation includes new requirements for the government agencies that are screening Syrian and Iraqi refugees.

Hillary Clinton Calls For Shift In Strategy To Destroy ISIS

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:18pm

Former secretary of state and current Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton laid out her ideas on national security and the struggle against terrorism on Thursday.

Trump Amps It Up: Insulting Protesters, Putting Reporters In A 'Pen'

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 3:12pm

In another fiery speech on Wednesday night, Trump claimed his hair was better than Marco Rubio's and suggested that Bowe Bergdahl should be shot.

Bernie Sanders Explains Democratic Socialism In 6 Clips

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 2:29pm

Sanders laid out his brand of Democratic socialism in a speech Thursday, explaining how it informs with his views on higher education, poverty, health care, the minimum wage and more.

Hillary Clinton Says Allies Should 'Prioritize' Fighting ISIS Over Assad

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 2:22pm

The former Obama secretary of state called for a no-fly zone in Syria to fight ISIS, but also seemed open to letting Assad stay in power — at least temporarily.

House Votes To Increase Security Checks On Refugees From Iraq, Syria

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 1:02pm

The GOP-authored bill would temporarily halt all refugee applications from the two nations, and require top security officials to sign off on every individual refugee.

Tennessee Lawmaker Calls For National Guard To Round Up Syrian Refugees

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:34am

The state has taken 42 Syrian refugees since 2011 but a powerful lawmaker says they should be removed and prevented from entering Tennessee for safety reasons.

Why 'Bomb The S*** Out Of Them' Sounds Pretty Good To A Lot Of Voters Right Now

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:21am

Pundits have been wrongly predicting Donald Trump's downfall in the presidential race for months. The latest conventional wisdom says after Paris, he will fade. But that might be very wrong.

Jeb Bush Proves Money Isn't Everything In Politics

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:59am

His campaign has vastly out-raised and out-spent GOP rivals. But to what end?

Evangelical Groups Tell Political Leaders: 'Jesus Was A Refugee'

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 6:03am

As many Republican governors, presidential candidates and members of Congress ask to pause entry of Syrian refugees, they risk alienating some religious voters in the GOP base.

Tennesse's Republican Leader Wants To Close The Door To Syrian Refugees

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 5:47am

A small group of Syrian refugees has arrived in Tennessee. A top Republican lawmaker there has called for the state's National Guard to remove them and prevent new refugees from entering the state.

ISIS, Refugees Elevate National Security Issues In U.S. Campaign

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 5:46am

President Obama challenged his critics to offer solutions of their own to defeat ISIS. So what are the Republican candidates saying?

SuperPAC Or Not, This Group Has Money To Bern For Sanders

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 5:03am

Bernie Sanders' campaign insists they are not supported by a superPAC, even though the political committee of a large nurses union that endorsed him has spent over $500,000 to get Sanders nominated.

Elizabeth Warren Steps Up Campaign For Liberal Agenda

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 4:59pm

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., says bipartisan efforts to "reform" the corporate tax code amount to "a giant wet kiss" for the biggest companies. She wants large corporations to pay more in taxes.




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