(Photo Credit: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to suspend President Barack Obama’s refugee program and to tighten the screening process. The House passed a Republican backed measure to suspend Obama’s program of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees in the next year after the dreadful terrorists attacks in Paris by Islamic State extremists, which left 129 people dead. The measure was approved on a vote of 289-137, with 47 Democrats joining in the Republican efforts. The legislation includes strict measures in the screening process that will verify that each Syrian refugee is not a threat to American national security. The verification would require the consent of the FBI director, the Homeland Security Secretary and the director of the national intelligence. According to Reuters, Obama’s attorney general Loretta Lynch said that the measure is impractical and impossible. She stated “To ask me to have my FBI ...

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(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) Republican Presidential candidate Bobby Jindal dropped out of the crowded Republican field of White House contenders on Tuesday saying “This is not my time, so I am suspending my campaign for President.” Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal who is expected to step down from his Governorship position in Louisiana this Saturday said that he is suspending his Presidential campaign, leaving 14 Republicans in the race for the White House. According to Reuters, after announcing his exit from the race, Jindal stated for Fox News “We spent a lot of time developing detailed policy papers, and given this crazy, unpredictable election season, clearly there just wasn’t a lot of interest.” He added “I think the Republican Party has to lay out the pathway why we are the party for opportunity and growth.” Jindal is the first person of Indian-American heritage to run for President and he has converted to Christianity ...

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(Photo Credit: REUTERS/Jim Young)  The frontrunner for the Democrat Presidential nomination Hillary Clinton on Tuesday got the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union, boosting her support as she tries to win the candidacy for the 2016 Elections. The decision of the Service Employees International Union to endorse Clinton as their champion gives her a momentum in garnering the vote of labor and labor unions, which are one of the central parts of the Democratic constituency. According to Reuters, the Service Employees International Union President Mary Kay Henry said that the leaders of the union “collectively agreed that the best choice for our union was to endorse Clinton.” She also added that the leadership had a thorough evaluation of the Democratic candidates who sought their endorsement and reached their conclusion based on the candidates’ positions, as well as “who can win in a general election.” Henry also said that “she’s (Clinton) ...

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U.S. President Barack Obama declined proposals by political strategists to deploy U.S. troops in the Middle East to fight against Islamic State, despite the Paris terrorist attacks. During the G20 summit of world leaders in Turkey, Barack Obama said on Monday that the attacks in Paris that left 129 people dead were a “terrible and sickening setback” and that he would be making further efforts to see the extremist ISIS fighters and leaders destroyed, but said that a shift in strategy with deploying U.S. troops “would be a mistake.” According to Reuters, Obama said that everyone must acknowledge the difficulties that rose when the United States invaded Iraq in 2003 and how hard it was to control the Middle Eastern region at the time and that is why he is reluctant to send American boots on the ground in this conflict zone. He stated “We are going to continue the strategy that ...

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The gruesome terrorist attacks in Paris by the Islamic State and the Syrian refugee crisis took center stage in the 2016 Elections campaigns on Sunday, with the majority of Republicans bashing President Barack Obama plans to take in Syrian refugees and Hillary Clinton’s policy of foreign affairs with the Middle East. The Republican fire came after the Paris attacks where a passport was uncovered at the site a suicide bomber attacked civilians. The passport was of a Syrian refugee that was registered transiting in Lesbos, Greece and made his way to France. According to Reuters, Republicans used the chance to voice their opposition to the 10,000 Syrian immigrants that the White House has said it will take over the course of the next year. Dr. Ben Carson, a Republican Presidential hopeful stated “Bringing people into this country from that area of the world I think is a huge mistake.” He was joined in ...

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The Second Democratic Presidential debate was marked by the attacks of Hillary Clinton by Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley on different topics including foreign policy, Wall Street and domestic policies. The debate held at the Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, the first nominating state for the 2016 Elections started off with the Democrat candidates bowing their heads and addressing the Paris terrorist attacks that happened 24 hours prior to the debate and left 129 victims of Jihadi extremists. The debate quickly turned a more feisty tone with Sanders and O’Malley unleashing their criticism of Hillary Clinton’s vote in 2002 to authorize the use of force in Iraq, while she was a Senator from New York and linked her vote to the development of the chaos in the Middle Eastern region and the rise of ISIS. Clinton reiterated that the war in Iraq was the greatest mistake in foreign policy in the ...

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(Photo Credit: REUTERS/Darren Hauck) The Republican frontrunners Donald Trump and Ben Carson were the center of the Republican Summit in Orlando with Trump calling Carson a pathological liar similar to a child molester. Trump and Carson confronted at the Florida Republican Party’s Sunshine Summit where they were among other candidates for the 2016 Elections. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz also clashed over immigration at the daylong summit. According to Reuters, during a campaign stop in Fort Ridge, Iowa, Trump started his tirade against retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson, who has been narrowing the gap between him and billionaire Trump in the last month. Trump referenced Carson’s alleged lying about getting a scholarship at West Point, as well as his past of a violent attack with a knife against a friend. Trump said that Carson had a “pathological temper” and added “If you are pathological, there is no cure for that. If you ...

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President Barack Obama said on Thursday that the Republican frontrunner for the 2016 Elections, Donald Trump, has an unrealistic immigration plan for mass deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants. Obama was a guest on ABC News on Thursday and was asked by Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos about Trump’s comments about his deportation plans and using a “deportation force” and the President did not shy away from calling Trump’s vision unrealistic and crazy. According to Reuters, Obama stated “The notion that we are going to deport 11 or 12 million people from this country – first of all, I have no idea where Mr. Trump thinks the money is going to come from. It would cost us hundreds of billions of dollars to execute that.” He added “Imagine the images on the screen flashed around the world as we were dragging parents away from their children, and putting them in what, detention centers, ...

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 (Photo credit:NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) The United States Postal Service Workers Union announced on Thursday that they are going to endorse Bernie Sanders as their choice for President for the 2016 Elections. The American Postal Workers Union is endorsing Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont in time when his campaign is in a need of a boost after rival Democrat Presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton gained the majority of support in the early voting states of South Carolina and New Hampshire. According to Reuters, the American Postal Workers Unions said that Sander’s work and record are in line with their priorities and that his support for their caucuses has earned their support. Mark Dimondstein, the President of the postal workers union said that Sanders is the champion of workers and added “Politics as usual has not worked. It’s time for a political revolution.” The Union represents more than 200,000 postal service workers and retirees and even though ...

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Being very close to the primaries for the 2016 Elections, the Republican Party had its fourth Presidential debate which was characterized by swift attacks against Donald Trump and the rise of Jeb Bush. The Tuesday’s debate held at the Milwaukee Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and hosted by Fox Business Network had a slightly different format with fewer candidates on stage. Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee were knocked off the main stage and joined Bobby Jindal and Rick Santorum at the 7 PM debate, while Lindsey Graham and George Pataki were eliminated from both stages. The debate started with no opening statements and the candidates were able to start with their arguments at once on the topics of the debate, which were the same as the previous debate; taxes, the economy and foreign policy. Jeb Bush was the candidate that succeeded to gain some momentum after his disastrous performances in the previous three debates ...

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