Photo Credit: Reuters Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rolled to victory on Saturday in South Carolina in a contest that saw former Florida Governor Jeb Bush drop out, while Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton beat back a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders in Nevada. The victories by Trump, who is running as an anti-establishment outsider, and Clinton, a preeminent political insider, solidified their positions as the front-runners to win their parties' respective nominations ahead of the Nov. 8 presidential election. By winning both South Carolina and New Hampshire and holding leads in 13 states that hold Republican contests on March 1, Trump was arguably on track to win the nomination, an outcome that seemed astounding to contemplate when he entered the race last summer. "It's going to be very difficult for him to be derailed at this point," said Hogan Gidley, who was a senior adviser to former Republican candidate Mike Huckabee. The 69-year-old real ...

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Photo credit: Reuters U.S. President Barack Obama will not publicly endorse a candidate before the 2016 Democratic primary election, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said on Sunday. His statement comes from NBC's "Meet the Press" interview, where he states that the President and his team would "do exactly what has been done in the past," He said Obama will be "out there" campaigning after the primary election to help support the Democratic candidate. During the course of the show, McDonough also responded to questions about whether Obama's op-ed in the New York Times about gun control was an attempt to call out Democratic candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has waffled on the gun issue over the years. The New York Times article that President Obama had written had stated that he will only campaign for candidates who support gun reform. "This isn't only about the primary," McDonough said. "We've got a ...

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Democratic Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has a strategy of stalling the Union endorsement until he lays out his complete vision of union protection. U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont has a unique agenda of getting the endorsement of unions with stalling the process. His supporter group Labor for Bernie has asked the national unions to remain neutral during the campaigning process, so that Sanders would be able to demonstrate his full agenda and convince the labor that he is the best Democrat for the White House. According to Reuters, Union activist Cliff Smith said that Sanders was unknown to him, but after the Senator made his speech at the Los Angeles sports arena in front of 27,000 people, Smith changed his mind. He stated “The other candidates – they talk in these very calculated, milquetoast, vague ways –they just don’t come across as human. He just seems like your next-door neighbor.” Sanders has ...

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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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Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party Presidential elections frontrunner has called on Thursday for a change in election laws and has named a few of the Republican Presidential candidates that support such laws that keep minority groups from voting. This Thursday, Hillary Clinton gave a campaign speech at the Texas Southern University, a historically black university, and made remarks about election laws that have been passed by the Republican led House of Representatives and explained how these laws are very restrictive to the voting rights of people of color, young people and poor people. Such laws have been recently passed in states like Texas, North Carolina, Florida and Wisconsin and make strict rules for voter ID, with photo identification requirement of having a government issued ID, when 11% of the eligible voting populations do not have it. Clinton has remarked individually on the Republican Presidential contenders and criticized them for their push on laws ...

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