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Abraham Lincoln was Elected as First Republican President On This Day in 1860

On November 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln became the 16th president of the United States. He was the first Republican to win the presidency. He received only 40% of the popular vote, but still handily defeated the three other candidates: John C. 1,352 more words

Nader's warning

Normally, I would have forecast the presidential election months ago, and I have a pretty good record at that. I warned my tea-party friends sometime last March that if John Kasisch was not the Republican nominee, they need to get used to the idea of President Clinton again. 506 more words

Presidential Powers Under the Constitution

The presidential election is in 15 days and so I thought it would be useful to provide some background on the powers of the presidency as laid out in the United States Constitution. 7,201 more words

U.S. Presidents (and one Vice President) Who Have Received Nobel Peace Prizes

The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to those individuals who have “done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses.” 120 more words

Trump Wins, his rape charge haunts.

The mainstream media was stunned by Donald Trump’s performance Sunday night and is working overtime to offer some misdirection over his specific charges about Bill and Hillary Clinton’s victimizing and targeting of women. 34 more words

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What Trump does now?

Yep, he’s been hit pretty hard. But you knew it was coming. John Kennedy once said, “nothing just happens. People make it happen.” And we know who arranged for the release of tapes damaging to Trump. 367 more words

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Obama's approval rating at record high for second term

By Bonnie K. Goodman

The presidential election is making the American public already miss President Barack Obama. According to a CNN/ORC poll released on Thursday, Oct. 520 more words

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