Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders got the endorsement of the nation’s biggest union of nurses on Monday for the 2016 Elections. U.S. Senator of Vermont, Bernie Sanders landed the endorsement during his momentum of gaining larger support among progressive Democrats. The National Nurses Union is the largest Union of nurses with 185,000 members, predominantly women and is the first national union overall to endorse Sanders at their conference this Monday at an event they called “Brunch with Bernie” in Oakland, California. According to Reuters, RoseAnn DeMoro, the executive director of the organization said that Sanders is the perfect fit to get their support, due to his stances on issues like Social Security, healthcare and trade. She said “Bernie Sanders aligns completely with the nurses’ values.” Also, she praised Sanders for his uncompromised activism based on workers’ rights and his proven legislative record. The Union has been polling its members three times to make ...

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The nuclear deal with Iran faces a setback with top Democrats announcing opposition in Congress. Despite their rejection of the agreement, Democrats are sure that it will pass Congress. The U.S. led nuclear deal with Iran along with five other global powers announced on the 14th of July is facing debate in the House of Representatives and the Senate after the August recess and it is due for vote on the 17th of September. Many Democrats have voiced their support for the deal, including Democrat House Leader Nancy Pelosi, Secretary of State John Kerry, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Senator Tammy Baldwin and others’ however Jewish Democrats have started coming out in opposition of the deal with top Democratic New York Senator Chuck Schumer and Representative Eliot Engel of the Foreign Affairs Committee have issued statements that they would oppose the agreement. According to Reuters, Schumer wrote a statement in which he said “Advocates on ...

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The frontrunner for the Republican Presidential nomination Donald Trump has had his invitation to a Red State conference in Atlanta revoked. Conservatives and other Republican Presidential candidates took a more hostile stance towards the billionaire after his comments on Friday. Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and Presidential hopeful who gained support of conservative Republicans in the national polls has been a guest on CNN on Friday and according to Reuters, when asked about the moderator of the primary Republican debate on Thursday, Megyn Kelly he said “You could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. Blood coming out of her wherever.” During the Republican debate on Fox News Trump was asked by Kelly about comments he has made of women being “fat pigs”, “slobs” and “dogs”. He dismissed Kelly and said he does not appreciate “political correctness” and even accused Kelly for not treating him well. He added “Honestly ...

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Fox News hosted the first Republican Presidential debate held in Cleveland on Thursday and split it into two, an early debate for low polling candidates and a main debate for the candidates that have the most support in the national polls. The participation in the primary debate has been restricted by Fox News to only 10 candidates in the prime-time, due to the overcrowded field of 17 Republican hopefuls. The low polling 7 candidates that did not make the cut for the prime-time event participated in a debate held the same day and hosted by Fox News. According to Reuters, the B-list debate was not strong in energy, except for businesswoman and former Hewlett-Packard Co chief executive Carly Fiorina, who got the most attention and after-commentaries by political analysts. She started with barely registering 1% at the national polls, but after the debate she has surpassed the others mostly because of her ...

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The first out of the six primary debates for the Democrat candidates for the 2016 Elections will be held on the 13th of October in Nevada, according to the Democratic Party who announced the calendar a few hours before the start of the Republican primary debate. The announcement comes on the same day that the Republican Party is holding the first Republican primary debate in Cleveland, broadcast by Fox News. The calendar set by the Democratic National Committee has the first debate set in Nevada on the 13th of October and the rest of the five debates will take place in Iowa on the 14th of November, in New Hampshire on the 19th of December, in South Carolina on the 17th of January, and the Florida and Wisconsin debates are due to be scheduled. The primary debate in Nevada will be hosted by CNN. According to Reuters, after the announcement was made ...

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President Barack Obama made another speech on Wednesday in a series of speeches aimed to persuade legislators to approve the nuclear deal with Iran. His speech was aimed to promote high level diplomacy as an alternative to war. He reminded everyone that former Presidents John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan had successful peacemaking initiatives during the Cold War and that rejecting the current agreement with Iran would only mean a path for Tehran’s creation of an atomic bomb. According to Reuters, he said “alternatives to military actions will have been exhausted once we reject a hard-won diplomatic solution that the world almost unanimously supports.” He also added “Let’s not mince words. The choice we face is ultimately between diplomacy and some form of war. Maybe not tomorrow, maybe not three months from now, but soon.” The deal has come under attacks by Israeli government and Republican efforts to reject the deal in Congress. ...

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Image Credit: AP Photos Republican Presidential candidates joined a forum on Monday in Manchester, New Hampshire to deliver their messages to the voters ahead of the first prime-time debate of 2016 Elections with 14 Republican hopefuls out of the 17 announced contenders. The forum took place without frontrunner Donald Trump, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore. Donald Trump has declined the offer for participation saying that he is not a person who debates. According to Reuters, Trump is to join the prime-time Fox News sponsored Republican debate at 9 PM EDT, first in the Presidential election. The rules are that only 10 of the highest polling candidates will join the debate and as of Tuesday, the candidates that secured a spot on the debate include Trump, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Chris Christie and John Kasich. The candidates ...

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Photo Credit: Texas Tribune U.S. Senate rejected Republican efforts to cut off the federal funding of health care organization Planned Parenthood. The long campaigning of the Republican Party to stop Planned Parenthood has failed to pass procedural vote at the U.S. Senate in defunding the organization. The legislation did not pass with 53 Republicans voting for and 46 Democrats voting against. The legislation needed 60 votes in order to be moved to the next stage. It was sponsored by the Republican Senator Joni Ernst from Iowa. According to Reuters, Ernst said “The question before us today is clear: Who do we want to be as a nation? It is hard for anyone to defend these morally reprehensible videos, as Planned Parenthood callously harvested the organs of unborn babies, to be sold at a price.” The scandal that follows Planned Parenthood these days I due to a number of video featuring Planned Parenthood ...

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Real estate mogul and Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump has applied to import 70 foreign worker for his elite Mar-a-Lago Club resort in Florida to work as cooks, cleaner and waiting staff. Trump, since his announcement campaign for the Republican nomination for the 2016 Elections, has become a frontrunner for the Republican Party, gaining high percentage in the national opinion polls and has passed former frontrunner Jeb Bush. According to Reuters, this exclusive information of Trump’s company applying for working visas for foreigner is not the first time the business man has brought foreign workers from outside of the United States. A Reuters analysis of American government data shows that this is a standard business in his empire. Ever since 2000, the U.S. Department of Labor’s data shows that Trump has applied for temporary work visas for more than 1,100 foreigners, nearly all of them being approved. Nine of his companies have ...

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The U.S. Vice President, Joe Biden seems to be actively exploring the possibility of entering the Democratic Presidential nomination race for the 2016 Elections. Vice President Biden has officially stated that he would be making the decision of whether he would run for President by the end of the summer, but according to Reuter and New York Times, the Vice president has been holding meetings and has been actively exploring entering the race and challenging Democrat Presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton. According to Reuters, many people have been talking to Biden and his associates and have said that he is seeking some donors and talking to Democratic leaders who have not yet pledged allegiance to Hillary Clinton to consider him as the Democratic nominee for the White House. Times columnist Maureen Dowd has said that Biden is “having meetings at his Washington residence to explore the idea of taking on Hillary in Iowa ...

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