U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont and the primary rival of the frontrunner for the Democratic Presidential nomination Hillary Clinton has come closer to Clinton’s lead in the 2016 elections polls in Iowa. Sanders, a self-proclaimed democratic socialist has garnered a 30 percentage of the opinion polls, his highest since his announcement earlier this year. Iowa state opinion polls are showing a decline of support for the former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who started at 50% since her campaign announcement in June and is now with 37%. According to Reuters, the Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics Iowa Poll that was released on Saturday shows that Sanders is coming close to Clinton and the Reuters/Ipsos poll on Friday showed that Clinton’s support has dropped significantly and is the lowest since 2012. Bernie Sanders has accelerated his gain of support, because of his popularity and according to Reuters, he stated that his support is not ...

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Vice President Joe Biden has been resisting to run for President in the 2016 Elections following the death of his son earlier this year. Supporters have been urging him to make his candidacy for the Democratic Party’s nomination. Democrats have been calling on Biden to jump in the Democratic primary race for the 2016 Presidential elections. A Draft Biden Super PAC has been formed for gathering donations and exploring the field for a possible run of Vice President Biden. He has even been holding meetings with top Democrats such as Senator Elizabeth Warren and Labor leader and President of AFL-CIO Richard Trumka. According to Reuters, Biden has made a phone call to the Democratic National Committee on Wednesday and told the DNC members that he may announce a formal candidacy; however he is not sure whether he would have the energy to do it especially after the event of his son, Beau ...

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President Barack Obama on Friday said that the relationship between the U.S. and Israel is strong as ever, despite disagreements over the Iran nuclear deal. He announced that the two countries will work together on security and safety issues. The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu has been criticizing the Iran deal ever since it was agreed between the United States and five other global powers on the 14th of July of this year for lifting economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for the Iranians curbing their nuclear program. Israel had always been saying that Iran is making a nuclear bomb and will threaten to attack the region and destabilize the efforts of the U.S.-led coalition to bring democracy to the Arab countries. Jewish Democrats in Congress have come in support to Israel with announcing that they will vote to reject the deal in early September after the Congressional recess. President Obama ...

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President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with the King Salman of Saudi Arabia on the 4th of September at the White House. The meeting comes in time before final vote by Congress on the Iran deal. The recently crowned King Salman is visiting the United States for the first time since he became King in January of this year and is supposedly asking for a meeting with Obama to discuss the situation in the region, mainly the civil wars in Syria and Yemen, as well as the Iran nuclear deal and joint security and counterterrorism efforts. According to Reuters, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said that the meeting would focus on improving the bilateral relations between the two countries and he stated “His visit underscores the importance of the strategic partnership between the United States and Saudi Arabia. The leaders will discuss Syria, Yemen and steps to counter Iran’s destabilizing activities ...

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Former Florida Governor and Republican candidate for president Jeb Bush greets supporters at a VFW town hall event in Merrimack, New Hampshire, August 19, 2015. PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS Jeb Bush remains the favorite of traders in the political prediction markets, while Donald Trump is rising high in the polls of the Republican Presidential run for 2016 Elections. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush started his campaign as a frontrunner for the Republican Party nomination, but was quickly replaced by real estate mogul and businessman Donald Trump. Trump has been making headlines with controversial comments and policies aimed at Mexican people being criminals and setting an immigration policy of deportation all illegal immigrants, as well as building a wall on the border between the United States and Mexico. He has garnered the support of conservatives in the Republican Party, while Jeb Bush is setting a more moderate campaign with proposing a comprehensive immigration campaign, ...

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Planned Parenthood announced a lawsuit against the state of Louisiana for the efforts of the state government to defund the Planned Parenthood local clinics due to the recent scandal with videos showing aborted tissue being sold to biological companies for research. Three states have announced the defunding measure for the Planned Parenthood clinics and Louisiana being the first of them to announce the decision to end it with the reproductive health organization. The other two states are Alabama and Arkansas and they have been undertaking similar plans, with New Hampshire and Utah making similar restrictions. Planned Parenthood has been under serious attack by Republican anti-abortion activists and the Republican led Congress has been under Neocon influence to cut Federal funding for the organization. The organization has faced criticism after the national anti-abortion group the Center for Medical Progress has released videos that have been taped in secret showing high ranking officials selling ...

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The White announced on Monday that it is possible that President Barack Obama makes an endorsement of a Democrat running in the Presidential primary race. The endorsement could be between his Vice President Joe Biden and his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ever since her announcement campaign has been the frontrunner for the Democratic Presidential nominations for 2016 Elections and her main rival thus far has been socialist U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. However, the Vice President of the Obama administration, Joe Biden has been evaluating support for his possible Presidential run and could jump late in the run and pose a serious threat to Clinton, while Clinton has been facing a great struggle in overcoming a transparency scandal with the use of a private email server for conducting government business while being in State Department office. Biden has gotten the endorsement of many ...

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Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talked about the Charleston events on Sunday and announced his progressive policies regarding equality in South Carolina among a group of supporters. After a canceled appearance in Charleston in June because of the horrid massacre at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, leaving nine African-Americans dead, Sanders made a visit in North Charleston. His campaign staff also met with Charleston chapter of active group Black Lives Matter and according to Reuters activist Muhiyidin D’Baha said “They’ve been really good in receiving critique. We’re really hoping that we have impacted his message.” Black Lives Matter is an activist group that protests court decisions of not charging white police officers for the murders of black men in Ferguson and New York. Sanders has been rallying for universal equality and according to Reuters he said in the speech “I am not just talking about somebody who walked into a Bible study ...

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden seems to be evaluating his support among Democrats for a possible White House run. He met with Senator Elizabeth Warren to discuss his possible candidacy for the 2016 Elections. Joe Biden seems to be seriously contemplating running for President, because he met with Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts in Washington and his office declined to comment but stated that he was taking a trip from his home in Delaware to Washington to attend a private meeting. According to Reuters, a White House official said “The Vice President traveled last minute to Washington, DC, for a private meeting and will be returning to Delaware.” Warren who has declined to run for President herself enjoys much support among liberals and a lot of progressive Democrats are supporting her, which means those groups would be essential for a win in early voting states. Biden has been a supporter of ...

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Pentagon teams are searching for a replacement to transfer prisoners from Guantanamo prison, according to U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. The Pentagon Chief Ash Carter said on Thursday that President Barack Obama is closer to closing down the infamous U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay for prisoners of war crimes. According to Reuters, Carter said that Defense Department assessment teams have been searching for a substitute prison where prisoners can be transferred to. The teams have already visited the U.S Army detention center at Leavenworth, Kansas and would be visiting the U.S. Naval Consolidated Brig in Charleston, South Carolina. Carter added that they would be visiting other prisons as well in the following weeks in order to find the most suitable facility that could house the prisoners of war. However, there has been strong opposition for the transfer of prisoners in the facilities that the Defense Department teams have visited. Namely, the ...

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