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Hundreds rally for Donald Trump and against GOP at State Capitol
- April 18, 2016

In the end, Cruz swept the state and Trump did not compete. But like Trump, Collins doesn't have to think they are fair. Rubio told commentator Mark Levin in an interview Wednesday. "We are calling all around the state", he said. His argument was that he hadn't ended his candidacy but merely suspended it. The state party eliminated a poll that would have shown who caucus-goers supported for president, so some had to vote on delegates to the state and other gatherings without knowing which ... (more...)
GOP delegates in Pennsylvania primary often are pledged only to themselves
- April 17, 2016

It's interesting that some on the Trump slate are not Trump supporters, per se, but party regulars who've publicly committed to supporting the victor of the popular vote in their congressional district. Cruz, meanwhile, had only kind words for NY and instead went after his favorite target: Washington , D.C. Cruz was the last of the candidates to speak, and much of the crowd seemed to not be listening to him as they ate dinner. (more...)
Bill Clinton jabs at Bernie Sanders, cracks joke at Wall Street's expense
- April 17, 2016

The latest polling shows Clinton with a commanding lead in ny. There was a raucous brawl in Brooklyn on Thursday night as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders went toe-to-toe in the Democratic debate. We have a presidential candidate by the name of Donald Trump saying that women should be punished and we are never asked about this and to be complete in my concern, Senator Sanders said with respect to Trump, it was a distraction. (more...)
Hillary Clinton only presidential hopeful to release full tax returns
- April 16, 2016

The pair squared off on gun control, climate change, fracking and national security. He pointed to her support for the war in Iraq and her acceptance of campaign funding from banks and firms on Wall Street. Thursday wasn't one of Clinton's "more impressive showings", according to Niall Stanage at the Hill , who notes that she appeared to leave herself some "wriggle room" while trying to avoid being outflanked on the left by Sanders on issues like a $ 15 minimum wage . (more...)
Tebow 2016? Conservative website calls for Tebow to run for Congress Tebow 2016? Conservative website calls for Tebow to run for Congress
- April 16, 2016

According to the Washington Examiner , the Republican party in Florida is hoping to convince the former Florida Gators star to run for U.S. Congress in Florida's 4th District, which includes the Jacksonville area where Tebow is from. And they urge that "Republicans and the NRCC should actively recruit him and welcome him into the Party", pointing to his character and "millennial appeal". (more...)
Tips for Taxpayers: Monday Deadline Looming for Last-Minute Returns Tips for Taxpayers: Monday Deadline Looming for Last-Minute Returns
- April 16, 2016

President Abraham Lincoln signed the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act , April 16, 1862, freeing about 3,100 slaves in the District of Columbia, nine months before Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. If you can not make your payment, contact the IRS about setting up a repayment plan. As of last week, the IRS had received more than 90 million tax returns. (more...)