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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 14:  U.S. President Barack Obama greets senators, representatives and their guests during the annual picnic for Members of Congress at the White House June 14, 2016 in Washington, DC. Earlier in the day, Obama talked about the investigation into the mass shooting in Orlando and spoke at the first White House United State of Women Summit.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama’s Approval Rating Has Climbed To A Five Year High

His numbers haven’t been this high since May 2011, when Osama bin Laden was killed.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
George Will Is Leaving The Republican Party, And Burning His Bridges – Guess Why

George Will Is Leaving The Republican Party, And Burning His Bridges – Guess Why

The Republican Party is on the verge of collapse.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
RALEIGH, NC - JUNE 22:  Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds on June 22, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Clinton discussed her vision for America in the future and the issues she would tackle if elected president. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Clinton Skyrockets To 14 Point Lead Over Donald Trump

Americans are getting tired of Trump.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23:  U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks to supporters in Manhattan at an event where he went over his core political beliefs on June 23, 2016 in New York City. Speaking to an enthusiastic crowd, Sanders did not speak about Hillary Clinton who has secured the delegates to win the Democratic presidential nomination.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Democratic Party Adopts The $15 Minimum Wage In Platform

A huge win for Bernie Sanders and the people.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
AYR, SCOTLAND - JUNE 24: Presumptive Republican nominee for US president Donald Trump arrives at his Trump Turnberry Resort on June 24, 2016 in Ayr, Scotland. Trump officially opened his golf resort which has undergone an eight month refurbishment as part of an investment thought to be worth in the region of two hundred million pounds. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Delegate Plan To Block Trump Is Concrete And In Motion As Rule Change Advances

This is going to be good.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
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Trump Fan Running For Congress Says He Will ‘Make America White Again’

Tell us again how Trump supporters aren’t racist.

by Rika Christensen· · Current Issues, News
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23:  The U.S. Supreme Court is shown as the court meets to issue decisions May 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. The court today sided in a 7-1 decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts with a Georgia inmate on death row in his appeal to the court citing efforts by prosecutors to exclude African Americans from a jury panel in the murder case.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

VICTORY: Supreme Court Saves Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court did something right!

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
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Congresswoman Brings The Bullet That Almost Killed Her During Historic Sit-In

This was a powerful moment.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
<> on February 2, 2016 in Hampton, New Hampshire.

Read Gabby Giffords’ Beautiful Letter In Solidarity With Democratic Sit-In

We all stand in solidarity with Giffords, House Democrats, and the millions of Americans affected by gun violence.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 15:  An Obamacare sign is seen on the UniVista Insurance company office on December 15, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Today, is the deadline to sign up for a plan under the Affordable Care Act for people that want to be insured on January 1, 2016.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Thanks To Obamacare, America Will Save $2.6 Trillion In Healthcare Spending

All the doom and gloom the GOP has peddled for the last six years has shown to be nothing but right-wing conspiracy talk

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
DES MOINES, IA - JANUARY 24:  U.S. Representative Steve King (R-IA) speaks to guests  at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. The summit is hosting a group of potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates to discuss core conservative principles ahead of the January 2016 Iowa Caucuses.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

House Republican Wants To Ban The Treasury From Putting Harriet Tubman On Currency

In his eyes, putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill is “racist” and “sexist.”

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
COLUMBUS, OH - JUNE 21: Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters on June 21, 2016 at the Construction Arts & Auto Technology building, Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center, in Columbus, Ohio. Clinton discussed her vision for a stronger America and her commitment to build an economy that she says will work for everyone. (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Clinton Scorches Trump: ‘All His Business Books End At Chapter 11’

Clinton ripped Trump up and down, left to right. And it was magnificent.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
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Conservatives Who Think The GOP-Led Senate Preserved Gun Rights Need To Read This NOW

Everybody who thinks this is about gun rights needs their head examined. THIS is what our lawmakers need to be thinking about when they vote against gun legislation.

by Rika Christensen· · Current Issues, News
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 16:  U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) speaks to reporters after a news conference May 16, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Bachmann held a news conference with Tea Party leaders and congressional members to discuss the IRS scandal of targeting the Tea Party.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Trump Appoints Michele Bachmann To Evangelical ‘Advisory’ Board

This election just got a whole lot funnier.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 13: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters at the Cleveland Industrial Innovation Center on June 13, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. In the wake of the shooting in Orlando, Florida, Clinton is campaigning in Ohio and Pennsylvania to present her vision for a stronger and safer America. (Photo by Angelo Merendino/Getty Images)

Clinton Rips Trump For Stuffing His Pockets With Campaign Money (TWEET)

Clinton isn’t letting Trump get away with anything.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 20: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is introduced with Chris Cox (L), Executive Director of the NRA Institute for Legislative Action and Wayne LaPierre (R), Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association, at the National Rifle Association's NRA-ILA Leadership Forum during the NRA Convention at the Kentucky Exposition Center on May 20, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. The NRA announced their endorsement of Trump at the convention. The convention runs May 22.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hypocrites: Republican National Convention Will Be Designated A Gun-Free Zone

Thanks for showing us your true colors, Republicans.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
DALLAS, TX - JUNE 16: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is welcomed by supporters on June 16, 2016 at Gilley's in Dallas, Texas. Trump arrived in Texas on Thursday with plans to hold rallies and fundraisers. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

Thanks To Trump, Companies Are Pulling Out Of The Republican National Convention

The RNC is in some hot water right now.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
WASHINGTON - JANUARY 18:  U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) addresses a luncheon of Emily's List at the Hilton Washington Hotel January 18, 2009 in Washington, DC. Emily's List hosted a gala luncheon to celebrate the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Democratic Rep. Introduces Bill That Would Drug Test Rich Welfare Recipients

This is the best idea since sliced bread.

by Ryan Denson· · Current Issues, News
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TX Teacher Infuriates Mother With Note Implying Her Daughter May Die In Next Orlando-Like Attack

The main idea of this is bad enough, but there’s a twist to this whole thing that makes it worse.

by Rika Christensen· · Current Issues, News
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USA Today Smacks Trump Upside The Head Over His Crazy Idea That Obama And Hillary Helped ISIS

Trump’s conspiracy theories are just plain out there. Fortunately, there’s USA Today to throw cold splashes of reality onto him.

by Rika Christensen· · Current Issues, News