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Another GOP Debate Airs Next Wednesday. Here’s the Lineup!

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 6:55pm 10/21/2015 at 6:55pm

CNBC has released the final lineup for next week’s GOP debate in Boulder, Colorado—and there are absolutely no surprises to be had.

The main stage will look very familiar: Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Marco Rubio, Carly Fiorina, Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, John Kasich, Chris Christie, and Rand Paul.

The top tier...

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#BlackLivesMatter Gets a Dem Town Hall…but No Debate

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 5:20pm 10/21/2015 at 5:20pm

Debbie Wasserman-Schultz is really not having a good year. Her candidates, her colleagues, even the friendly media at MSNBC have all turned on her over the strict limitations she has elected to put on the primary cycle’s debate schedule. Her response to this criticism has been crystal clear: I will not...

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“Clock Kid” and His Family are Moving to Qatar

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Posted by    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 7:00am 10/21/2015 at 7:00am

This story just keeps getting weirder.

Remember Ahmed Mohamed? He’s the Texas teen who sailed into his (extended) 15 minutes of fame after one of his teachers mistook a “homemade clock” for a homemade bomb.

The Social Justice Warriors rushed to Ahmed’s cause, crying racism; President Obama even invited him to...

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New Documents Shine Light on White House Benghazi Scramble

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 2:35pm 10/20/2015 at 2:35pm

After the attacks on the US Embassy in Benghazi, Libya, the Obama Administration moved quickly to blame the carnage on “The Innocence of Muslims” video on YouTube.

Remember?

The Administration attempted to blame the violence on “an awful video that we had nothing to do with” no less than seven times, even...

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Reports: Jim Webb Will Drop Out of Presidential Race (Updates)

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 11:12am 10/20/2015 at 11:12am

Former VA Senator Jim Webb is expected to announce his withdrawal from the 2016 Presidential race today during a 1 p.m. speech at the National Press Club.

The Real Clear Politics Average currently has Webb polling at just over 1% nationally. Last night the Webb campaign teased the idea of an ...

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Gallup: Americans Don’t Support a Handgun Ban

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Posted by    Monday, October 19, 2015 at 4:23pm 10/19/2015 at 4:23pm

A Gallup poll released today shows that the vast majority of Americans do not believe that handgun ownership should be limited to “authorized” persons like police or other law enforcement officials.

Only 27% of Americans say they support this type of ban (with 72% opposing); additionally, 43% of Americans say they...

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The Future of Drone Tech Will Be…Regulated

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Posted by    Monday, October 19, 2015 at 2:58pm 10/19/2015 at 2:58pm

No one really thought much of the impact of the growing hobby-drone fad until a consumer drone landed on the White House grounds earlier this year.

Since then, we’ve been peppered with headlines describing the many ways drones...

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Post-Debate Polls Show Clinton, Sanders On Top…and Biden Still in the Game

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Posted by    Monday, October 19, 2015 at 1:11pm 10/19/2015 at 1:11pm
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According to a new CNN/ORC poll, most Democrats who tuned in for the first Democratic primary debate thought Hillary Clinton won the night—but that “win” didn’t translate into boosted poll numbers.

Clinton has remained steady at 45%; Bernie Sanders is still in at a respectable 29%…and Joe Biden rounds out the...

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Shocker: China Already Violating Cyberespionage Agreement

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/u-s-china-announce-climate-change-agreement/
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Posted by    Monday, October 19, 2015 at 11:35am 10/19/2015 at 11:35am
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/u-s-china-announce-climate-change-agreement/

According to one California-based cybersecurity firm, China is already violating its new cybersecurity agreement with the United States.

According to CrowdStrike founder Dmitri Alperovich, his firm has seen “no change in behavior” since President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the anti-hacking deal on September 25. CrowdStrike has documented seven...

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Another Migrant Shakeup as Hungary Closes Border with Croatia

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Posted by    Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 7:00pm 10/18/2015 at 7:00pm

Over the weekend Hungary physically closed another border crossing area to migrants attempting to reach Germany and other safe havens in western Europe. Although the border has been closed to what officials are calling “economic migrants,” law enforcement will still allow asylum seekers to cross the border.

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British Woman Admits ISIS Wasn’t “Her Cup of Tea”

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Posted by    Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 10:30am 10/17/2015 at 10:30am

Dear Future Husband: If you ever abscond to Syria to join a motley band of terrorists, I will not come looking for you.

The rise of ISIS has inspired some truly ridiculous tales of total and complete insanity taking hold of people not currently living in the sandy hellscape of the...

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FBI Hits Back at Obama’s Hillary Server Defense

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Posted by    Friday, October 16, 2015 at 4:12pm 10/16/2015 at 4:12pm

Last Sunday, we published a post showing how Obama pretty much signaled Justice to lay off their investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server. During an interview with 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft, the President threw...

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Her “Self-Made Drama”

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Posted by    Friday, October 16, 2015 at 2:44pm 10/16/2015 at 2:44pm
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz is not having a good time this cycle. She’s facing protests at every turn over her decision to limit the number of officially sanctioned Democratic primary debates, and now her own colleagues are once again lining up to throw her under the bus.

Everyone from presidential candidate Martin...

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Why not? Charlie Crist is Running for Congress

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Posted by    Friday, October 16, 2015 at 1:11pm 10/16/2015 at 1:11pm

On Tuesday, former Florida governor Charlie Crist will announce his next foray into politics—a run for Congress.

Officially, Crist has not indicated specifically what this announcement will address; Kevin Cate, who served as an advisor to Crist’s failed 2014 bid for governor, has only said that Crist is set to m...

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Huma Answers Questions on Benghazi

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Posted by    Friday, October 16, 2015 at 11:40am 10/16/2015 at 11:40am

Today, top-level Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin sat down for a closed-door hearing with Trey Gowdy’s (R-SC) Benghazi Committee. Her testimony is just a warm-up act, though—next Thursday, Clinton herself will testify before the panel in a public hearing. (Be prepared for fireworks—covered right here at Legal Insurrection.)

The Clinton campaign—on which...

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Ben Carson’s Fundraising is Impressive…but His Burn Rate is Insane

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Posted by    Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 8:54pm 10/15/2015 at 8:54pm

GOP Presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson raised more money than any other Republican candidate between July and October of this year. His 3Q fundraising hit $20 million; Jeb Bush skidded in at second place with a respectable $13.4 million, narrowly edging out Ted Cruz, who boasted a $12.2 million take.

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Iowa: The Trump Campaign is Actually…Campaigning

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Posted by    Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 7:16pm 10/15/2015 at 7:16pm

When Donald Trump first launched his presidential campaign, he looked like a man who was on a mission to become King of the Media Circus. He was boisterous, bold, and didn’t hesitate to take his opponents and detractors to the cleaners on a daily basis. Surely, this was some sort of...

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