2016 presidential elections

US Representative from California Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks to the press about the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on March 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Nunes Stepping Aside Temporarily from Russia Probe

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) announced Thursday morning that he is temporarily stepping aside from leading a committee probe into Russia’s influence on the 2016 presidential elections.

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Guardian Newspaper Declares War on Donald Trump

After stumping for Hillary Clinton throughout the 2016 election, the British left-wing Guardian newspaper has now openly declared war on Donald Trump, and is soliciting donations in order to “hold the new administration to account.”

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks to reporters before addressing the Republican Party of Arkansas Reagan Rockefeller dinner in Hot Springs, Ark., Friday, July 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Vatican Congratulates Donald Trump, Already Showing Himself to Be ‘A Leader’

We would like to offer our congratulations to the new President, wishing him a truly fruitful mandate,” Cardinal Parolin said in an interview released by Vatican Radio. “We also offer our prayers that the Lord will enlighten and sustain him in the service of his country, and at the service of world peace and prosperity.”

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‘Dilbert’ Creator: ‘ISIS Prefers Clinton’

Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert cartoon and a keen observer of the human condition, has come out and tweeted what many whisper behind closed doors: The Islamic State is rooting for a Clinton victory on November 8.

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Denver Archbishop Tells Catholics: Vote Pro-Life

In the most powerful election statement by any Catholic prelate to date, Denver Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila has told Catholics that life issues—and especially opposition to abortion—must take absolute precedence in deciding whom to vote for in November’s elections.

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Ted Cruz Warns Democrats Could Have ‘Massive Wins’ in Texas

KINGWOOD, Texas – Senator Ted Cruz warned patriots gathered for a Constitution Day gathering that Democrats could have “massive wins” in the large urban counties in Texas “if one, two, or three percent stay home.” Cruz also called Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton “manifestly unfit” to be president.

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Triple Threat: Bush, Fiorina, Carson to Fundraise in Bay Area

Jeb Bush, Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina are following the money trail to California’s Bay Area, all vying to fill their campaign war chests as they compete with a crowded field of Republican 2016 presidential candidates.

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Jerry Brown for Hillary’s VP? Willie Brown Thinks So

Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her 2016 presidential candidacy just over one week ago, and as the likely frontrunner for the Democratic ticket so far, speculation as to whom she might select as her vice presidential running mate has been on the rise. Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, Jr. has suggested California’s longest-serving Governor, Jerry Brown–a potential candidate in his own right, according to NBC News’s Chuck Todd, host of Meet the Press.