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Candidates speak about deadly police shootings, campaign in battleground states

TJ Rigg

September 22, 2016

Filed under Politics

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spoke about the recent deadly officer-involved shootings of black men in Oklahoma and North Carolina Wednesday.They were campaigning in key battleground states.In Orlando, Clinton outlined her vision for an “al...

Former Secretary of State Powell’s emails show issues with Clinton, Trump

TJ Rigg

September 15, 2016

Filed under Politics

Colin Powell, former Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, has problems with the Republican and Democratic presidential frontrunners, his emails show.CBS News reports that messages on a website called dcleaks.com from Powel...

Series of Clinton missteps make for miserable weekend

Matthew Kelly

September 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Politics

For better or for worse, the 2016 election cycle has been all about Donald Trump. Even Hillary Clinton is willing to sit back and let Trump make headlines. However, reckless word choice and a bout of pneumonia have led to an a...

Tipping the scales of U.S. Justice: Trump and Clinton on Supreme Court opening

Matthew Kelly

September 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Politics

Immigration, voter ID laws and unions — three hot button topics the Supreme Court has failed to rule decisively on in the last year.  The Court’s current deadlock of eight justices split more or less down ideological lines could har...