Politics

Ben Carson Officially Suspends His GOP Presidential Nomination Campaign

Ben Carson Officially Suspends His GOP Presidential Nomination Campaign

On March 4, 2016, Ben Carson announced he is formally suspending his bid to seek the nomination for the presidency. According to NBC News, Carson made this announcement while speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), which took place near Washington, D.C. After the announcement, those in attendance at the CPAC gave Carson a standing […]

Bernie Sanders Takes Vermont

Bernie Sanders Takes Vermont

Sen. Bernie Sanders welcomed an enthusiastic crowd after it was announced he had won his home state of Vermont. It was an expected win for the 74-year-old senator, yet the crowd was nonetheless jubilant as Sanders gave a victory speech to his constituents, after taking Vermont in a landslide victory of 88 percent. Although it was […]

Donald Trump Wins Georgia Primary

Donald Trump Wins Georgia Primary

According to the Huffington Post, Donald Trump has won Super Tuesday’s Georgia Republican primary on March 1, 2016. He defeated Florida’s Senator Marco Rubio and Texas’ Ted Cruz. Georgia consists of 76 Republican delegates, which is the most delegates in all of Super Tuesday’s participating states. Georgia’s Evangelical Christian community has supported Trump on immigration. According […]

Chris Christie Endorses Donald Trump as Best Candidate

Chris Christie Endorses Donald Trump as Best Candidate

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie endorsed Donald Trump on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 during a press conference in Fort Worth, Texas. Trump introduced Christie, calling him “a real pal.” The former presidential GOP candidate has named the real estate businessman the best choice the Republican Party has of beating Hillary Clinton in the race for […]

Mary Rooney Announces Her Candidacy for Nevada Assembly District 41

Mary Rooney Announces Her Candidacy for Nevada Assembly District 41

Mary Rooney is announcing her candidacy for Assembly District 41. Although she is a Republican, she will be a voice for all constituents in the district. She firmly supports the creation and stabilization of a stronger economic base for all Nevadans and vows to fight for lower taxes for businesses and residents alike. She believes […]

Ukrainian Prime Minister Narrowly Survives No-Confidence Vote

Ukrainian Prime Minister Narrowly Survives No-Confidence Vote

According to ABC News, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has survived a Feb. 16, 2016, vote, which would have ousted both he and his Cabinet. President Petro Poroshenko had previously requested the resignation of the prime minister. Prior to the vote in the Verkhovna Rada, Poroshenko called for a “total reformatting” of the Cabinet. Reuters reported that […]

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dies [Update]

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dies [Update]

According to San Antonio Express-News, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia died on Feb. 13, 2016. The 79-year-old was in Shafter, Texas at Cibolo Creek Ranch. His body discovered in his room after he did not show up for breakfast. The announcement was made by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who described Scalia as a patriot, a judge who was […]

Rumors Confirmed Chris Christie Quit

NBC News confirmed, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, that the Republican Governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, has officially dropped out of the Republican race for the White House. The New Hampshire governor placed sixth in the New Hampshire Republican primary election. The night of the New Hampshire Republican primary, Christie shared with his supporters that […]