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Ben Sasse, Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz Not Running as Independent Against Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton in November

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) will absolutely not be an independent candidate for president in November, his team confirmed to Breitbart News on Monday morning. A high-placed source close to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has also confirmed that it will not be him running against presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump and likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in November. Another high-placed source, this one close to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), has confirmed that the Texas senator—Trump’s last serious competitor for the GOP nomination—will also not be launching an independent bid for president in November.

The Smith Project: What Voters Want

Veteran pollster Pat Caddell’s Armada group has spent the past several years charting the alienation of the American electorate, constructing a fascinating model of what most Americans desire in the ideal political candidate – the great statesman, or stateswoman, voters want for our time.

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7 Things Women in Saudi Arabia Still Can’t Do

Zee News India reports: For the first time in history, women in Saudi Arabia on Saturday participated alongside men in the municipal election – a big step towards gender equality in a severely restricted Saudi society. Though a local level election, the polls are

British Majority DOES NOT Support A European Army

A majority of the British public does NOT support the idea of a European Army, contrary to reporting of a YouGov poll by the pro-European Union (EU) Independent newspaper. The Indy has reported: “The British public support the creation of a

Millennials Just as Likely to Live at Home as Move Out

Bad news for parents: millennials are just as likely to stay at home, even in their thirties, then go out and buy a place of their own. The U.S. Census Bureau and the Pew Research Center revealed that in the 18-34 age group, 26% live with their families, and 26% own a home.

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Bernie Sanders Replaces Elizabeth Warren as Hillary Alternative

Incensed that Republicans want to abolish Obamacare and that the “billionaire class wants more and more for themselves and less for working families,” socialist U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont barnstormed the Bay Area with a spate of speeches and interviews signaling a possible 2016 presidential run.

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Video: ISIS Beheads Man Pleading for Mercy on Streets of Syrian Town

New footage of a gruesome public beheading in a town square of al-Shadadi, a northern Syrian town controlled by the Islamic State, has hit the Internet. A man, whose crime is unknown, is seen pleading for his life to a crowd of dozens of onlookers before an Islamic State executioner severs his head to shouts of “Allahu Akbar!”

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Can An Independent Win Boxer’s Seat?

Now that U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer has announced she will retire rather than run for reelection in 2016, and rumors of Republican and Democratic candidates for her seat abound, at least one California politico believes that an independent candidate might sneak through and win election, due to the top-two primary system in the state.

President Obama Picks His Favorite Film of 2014

President Obama Picks His Favorite Film of 2014

President Barack Obama revealed his favorite film of the year to People Magazine in an interview released on Wednesday.  Obama named Richard Linklater’s Boyhood his favorite movie of 2014.  “Boyhood was a great movie,” he told People Magazine. “That, I think,