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MSNBC And New Hampshire Union Leader Plan Rogue Democratic Debate MSNBC And New Hampshire Union Leader Plan Rogue Democratic Debate
- January 27, 2016

In 2008, for example, New Hampshire hosted three of the 19 Democratic primary debates, according to the University of Virginia Center for Politics . The DNC, like its counterparts at the Republican National Committee, took a firmer hand this cycle over the debate process and threatened to exclude candidates who take part in so-called "unsanctioned" debates from participating in those officially scheduled - two of which still remain. (more...)
Seahawks Fan Creates Petition to Ban Cam Newton Seahawks Fan Creates Petition to Ban Cam Newton
- January 26, 2016

In his petition, he writes, "Cam Newton is one of the most unprofessional, unsportsmanlike individual on the face of the planet. 'This should teach him to put his arrogance in check!!" Seattle resident Andrew Tilton started a change.org petition to ban Newton from the stadium. (more...)
Trump makes poll gains, but will they translate to real votes?
- January 26, 2016

Ted Cruz, who notches 19 percent support in the poll . Two-thirds of these voters believe he is most likely to win the GOP nomination. Take our poll at the end of this story. Iowa Congressman Steve King, a man Branstad calls a "longtime friend", has endorsed Cruz in Iowa and has been campaigning with him in the state. (more...)
Trump Says He Could 'Shoot People' And Still Have Loyal Supporters
- January 26, 2016

Trump reportedly boasted during a rally at Dordt College, a Christian institution in Sioux City, northwest Iowa, that he could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York City and still keep his voters. Speaking in Iowa ahead of the 1 February caucus, Trump said that conservative radio host Glenn Beck's endorsement of his biggest rival Ted Cruz was irrelevant given the depth of feeling Trump supporters had for him. (more...)
Letter calling Muslims 'evil' sent to Jersey City mosque, worshipers say Letter calling Muslims 'evil' sent to Jersey City mosque, worshipers say
- December 09, 2015

But, if they mean what they say when they call Trump "dangerous" and "unhinged", the question of whether or not Trump would have their vote is one they should have to answer. It was the latest controversy from a candidate whose campaign has been marked by harsh rhetoric about some immigrant groups since he entered the race in June. (more...)
Christmas tree day celebrates tree farmers, holiday season
- December 06, 2015

However, sometimes the search for the ideal tree becomes a lesson in negotiation for families. Some trees do not have fragrance, so keep this in mind when shopping. When you get the tree home or just before you leave the lot, make a fresh cut at the stem base, removing 1 inch of the old trunk. Prices at retail centers might be a little higher this year, Cackler said. (more...)