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Hillary Pledges to Ask Husband Bill for Ideas, Advice as President

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was asked Sunday at the Democratic Debate on NBC what type of role her husband and former president Bill Clinton would have if she became president. Clinton stated she would lean on her husband and

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Watch: Bernie, Hillary Debate Gun Rights

During Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate on NBC, Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discussed their stances on gun rights. Sanders maintained his stance that the country needs an instant background check and took

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Wasserman Schultz Denies DNC Is Attempting to Limit Debate Exposure

Sunday on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” Democratic National Committee chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) denied her organization was trying to limit exposure to her party’s candidates by having a debate schedule that isn’t designed to maximize viewership. Wasserman Schultz told

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Debate Starts After Break Without Hillary: ‘Sorry’

The ABC Democratic presidential debate returned back from a break with Hillary Clinton missing. The debate continued without her, but Clinton shortly returned to the stage to the sound of applause.  When Clinton got to her podium, she apologized, saying,

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Democratic Debate Moderators: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly

The moderators at the second Democratic debate at Drake University in Iowa on Saturday, led by John Dickerson of CBS News, did a slightly better job than moderators had done at most past debates–but only slightly.

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O’Malley Doubles Down: ‘Black Lives Matter’

At the CBS News’ Democratic debate Saturday, Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley doubled down on his stance on which lives matter. The former Maryland governor was booed back in July by the Black Lives Matter activist group for saying “all lives matter,” but later

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Small Tent: Webb Considers Leaving Democrat Party, Running As Independent

Democratic presidential candidate Jim Webb is considering leaving the Democratic Party to run as an independent nominee, asserting that the Democratic Party is helping frontrunner Hillary Clinton win her bid for the presidency. Former Sen. Webb’s campaign released initial information about his possible exit from the Democratic Party when sending out details about a press conference he is holding on Tuesday at the National Press Club.

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Watch: SNL Reenacts Democratic Debate

NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” opened Saturday with a reenactment of the CNN Democratic Debate from this past week. Actor Jon Rudnitsky played debate host Anderson Cooper, Kyle Mooney played Lincoln Chafee, Taran Killam played Martin O’Malley, Kate McKinnon assumed her

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Jerry Brown Enshrines Equal Pay–for Unequal Work

In Tuesday night’s Democratic debate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pushed forward her preferred narrative about female victimhood in the United States: women aren’t paid equally for equal work.

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Christie: Dem Debate ‘Laughable,’ Like An Interview For Middle Managers

New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie stated the Democratic debate was “laughable” and looked like an interview for middle managers at a mid-size corporation on Wednesday’s “Sean Hannity Show.” Christie said the debate “was laughable. The press

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Trump: CNN Had A ‘Much Different Kind of A Debate’ For GOP Than Dems

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stated CNN had a “much different kind of a debate” for the Republican presidential candidates than they did for the Democratic presidential candidates on Wednesday’s “O’Reilly Factor” on the Fox News Channel. Trump stated, [relevant

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Democratic Debate: Jim Webb Talks Tough on China, Iran

When his Democratic opponents were ranting about how the United States should not have gone to Iraq, recycling talking points from the first few years of the last decade, Jim Webb, the former U.S. Senator from Virginia, articulated a vision for the future of America’s role in the world.

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Democrats Crash Off the Rails: Hillary an ‘Outsider,’ Bernie Wants a ‘Revolution’

The 2016 Democratic primary officially crashed off the rails on Tuesday evening at the CNN debate in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton claimed she’s an “outsider.” Former Rhode Island Governor and Senator Lincoln Chafee dismissed a vote he cast in the U.S. Senate because he had just been appointed to the seat and because his father had just died. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley wants to put the entire nation on a renewable energy grid by 2050. And Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is pushing for a “revolution,” that former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb says is never going to come.