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Trump Wants Female President, 'Just Not' Clinton

Trump Wants Female President, 'Just Not' Clinton

Speaking to supporters in Pennsylvania, Donald Trump warned women to be “careful what they wished” for if they were supporting Hillary Clinton in her bid to become the first female president, NBC News reported.

5 hours ago

Fact Check: Trump Blasts Kaine for Syrian Refugee Plan

Fact Check: Trump Blasts Kaine for Syrian Refugee Plan

Donald Trump falsely claims that Tim Kaine signed a letter recently asking to bring in even more Syrian refugees to the U.S. than Hillary Clinton has proposed. But Kaine recently only asked President Obama...

6 hours ago

Democrats Highlight Diversity, But Face Gap With White Men

Democrats Highlight Diversity, But Face Gap With White Men

The Democratic National Convention speaker's lineup has highlighted an increasingly diverse country that could soon elect the first female president to succeed its first black chief executive.

6 hours ago

'Jill Not Hill': Green Party's Stein Seeks Sanders' Backers

'Jill Not Hill': Green Party's Stein Seeks Sanders' Backers

Angry and disaffected Bernie Sanders' backers have a new rallying cry: "Jill not Hill." That's Green Party candidate Jill Stein, whose liberal agenda of tuition-free college, $15-per-hour minimum wage and...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:21 PM PDT

Bernie Supporters Continue to Protest Outside DNC

Bernie Supporters Continue to Protest Outside DNC

Protestors hit the streets again on the third day of the Democratic National Convention, holding signs that read, ‘Stop Stealing Our Elections!’ They are protesting the Democratic National Committee after Bernie...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 09:31 AM PDT

Bill O'Reilly: Slaves That Built White House Were 'Well-Fed'

Bill O'Reilly: Slaves That Built White House Were 'Well-Fed'

Bill O'Reilly said the slaves who helped build the White House "were well-fed and had decent lodgings provided by the government." The Fox News commentator was responding to first lady Michelle Obama's remarks...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 03:37 PM PDT

Tim Kaine's Left Eyebrow Captures Attention

Tim Kaine's Left Eyebrow Captures Attention

As Virginia delegates root for Sen. Tim Kaine at the Democratic National Convention, they also are poking good-natured fun at a distinctive part of his face -- his left eyebrow. Virginia delegates cheered...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 11:02 AM PDT
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By Kate Guarino, Emilie Plesset

Women Who Ran for the Presidency

Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to become the presumptive...View gallery

  • Victoria Woodhull, 1872, Equal Rights Party
  • Gracie Allen, 1940, Surprise Party
  • Margaret Chase Smith, 1964, sought Republican nomination
3 hours ago

Trump to Russia: Find Deleted Clinton Emails

Trump to Russia: Find Deleted Clinton Emails

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump encouraged Russia to meddle in American politics Wednesday, with a stunning recommendation to uncover and make public hacked emails that might damage his opponent...

13 minutes ago

Obama, Biden Boost Clinton at Dem Convention

Obama, Biden Boost Clinton at Dem Convention

President Barack Obama joined a chorus of Democrats imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton, vouching Wednesday night for her readiness to be commander in chief at time of volatility around the world....

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