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Bernie Sanders Supporters Demonstrate Outside George Clooney-Hosted Hillary Clinton Fundraiser
Approximately 100 Bernie Sanders supporters demonstrated outside of a George and Amal Clooney-hosted Hillary Clinton fundraiser Friday night in San Francisco's upscale Nob Hill neighborhood. Clinton and her aides arrived at the home of venture capitalist and Democratic donor Shervin Pishevar around
Trail Of Fears: Angst About Obama Overheard Along Romney's Route (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: EXCLUSIVE: MARCO RUBIO SPEAKS OUT ON NEW IMMIGRATION POLICY. ABC “World News” weekend anchor David Muir was with Senator Marco Rubio and his wife Jeanette at their Miami home on Friday when Rubio learned of the Obama ...
Axelrod Says Heckling Is a GOP Sport, Not His, After Protesters Hit Two Romney Events
TROY, Ohio — President Obama’s senior campaign strategist David Axelrod condemned the protesters who showed up at two of Mitt Romney’s campaign events in Ohio today while taking a dig at the GOP candidate, noting that the behavior is “their tactic, not ours.” Axelrod wrote...
Ann Romney Stands Up to Protesters for Husband Mitt
NEWARK, Ohio — A group of protesters learned a quick lesson today: Don’t interrupt Ann Romney. While the wife of candidate Mitt Romney introduced her husband and her sons, all on hand to help their dad celebrate Father’s Day on the trail, a group of...
Philadelphia Politicians Protest Romney Event
PHILADELPHIA – As Mitt Romney went on a tour of a charter school in urban Philadelphia, sitting in on a music class and participating in an alliteration exercise with an English class, outside on the curb, at a rally organized by the Obama campaign, the...
Occupy Movement Hopes for New Lease on Life
The Occupy movement got off to a great start last fall, but living in a tent camp seemed less attractive during the Northern European winter. Now that spring is back, activists are hoping for a protest renaissance. But the loose-knit group still needs to figure out what it actually stands for. When
Rick Santorum in Discussions to Receive Secret Service Protection
BOISE, Idaho—Rick Santorum said Tuesday evening “for the sake” of his family he is in talks to possibly acquire Secret Service protection. “We are talking about that right now,” Santorum told reporters before referring to events that transpired Monday evening. “It’s unfortunate that we are...
Rick Santorum Squares Off with Occupy Movement
TACOMA, Wash.—Mic Check! Those were some of the first words Rick Santorum was greeted with at a rally Monday evening that was interrupted by Occupy protesters. The candidate had to shout over about a dozen protesters, who have their camp set up in a park...
'Occupy the Courts' Descends on the Supreme Court
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Protesters descended on the U. S. Supreme Court on Friday as part of the nationwide effort that Occupy Wall Street has dubbed “Occupy the Courts.” The rallies at courthouses around the country were to challenge a 2010 Supreme Court decision that largely...
99 Percent Tops List of Year’s Best Quotes
The rallying cry of Occupy Wall Street” protesters, ‘We are the 99 percent,” has been named the year’s best quote, according to Yale University librarian Fred Shapiro, who has released a top 10 list of quotes — reaching back to 2006 — that have defined the...