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The Man Who Got Trump's Top Aide Paul Manafort Into GOP Politics Recalls the Budding Talent
Paul Manafort has had a long career in Republican politics but he was introduced to a new campaign and a new audience this year. Manafort was added to Donald Trump 's team as the campaign's convention manager, and if the real estate mogul isn't the Republican party's nominee before the convention,
Inside Ted Cruz's Push to Grab All of Colorado's Delegates
This moment has been months in the making. Ted Cruz backers have filled all nine of the delegate slots so far today in Colorado, swiftly navigating the complex process to consolidate support around his candidacy. His supporters now hold all 15 of the state’s allocated slots so far. But backers say
Nancy Reagan Laid to Rest Beside Her Late Husband
Former first Lady Nancy Reagan was laid to rest today beside her beloved husband "Ronnie" during a funeral service where friends and family recalled her the deep love that she and the former president shared. The front row was filled with famed politicians, including four of the five living first
Remembering Former First Lady Nancy Reagan
Politicians mourned the death of former first lady Nancy Reagan , who died in her home in Los Angeles on Sunday. The wife of former President Ronald Reagan was remembered for her loyalty to her husband. She became fiercely protective of him after a 1981 assassination attempt, and later stood by him
DA in Cornell Sex Assault Case Condemns Underage Drinking Culture on Campuses
The district attorney prosecuting a Cornell University fraternity president accused of attempted rape and sexual abuse blamed schools in general for "turning a blind eye" to the subject of underage drinking in connection with sexual assault on college campuses. Wolfgang Ballinger, 21, a member of
Cornell Fraternity President Charged With Attempted Rape
A Cornell University fraternity president is facing charges of attempted rape and sexual abuse after a female student reported that she was sexually assaulted at the fraternity house, according to university police. Wolfgang Ballinger, 21, a member of Psi Upsilon’s Chi Chapter at Cornell who was
Easter Cookies Recalled Because They Had Eggs in Them
One company's Easter egg-shaped cookies have been recalled because the cookies contained eggs. Yes, really. The cookies sold by Silver Lake Cookie Co. of Islip, New York, were voluntarily recalled because they contained eggs without listing the ingredient on the label, which poses a risk to people
The Note: Jeb Bush, A Family Matter
The Note 2/19/2015 The Note: Jeb Bush, A Family Matter By SHUSHANNAH WALSHE (@shushwalshe) NOTABLES JEB BUSH ANALYSIS–ABC’s RICK KLEIN: Can you be your own man while sharing a last name with other men with complicated legacies inside and outside your own...
Jeb Bush on Comparisons to Brother, Father: 'I Am My Own Man'
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush gave his first foreign policy address since indicating he is exploring a 2016 run for the White House and aimed to distinguish himself from his brother and father, both former presidents. He told the audience “I am my own man,” even though he is seeking guidance from
What 5 Secretaries of State Say About Worldwide Threats
As President Obama was overseas asserting his view of America’s role in the world, five former secretaries of state gathered at their old workplace in Washington, D.C., giving glimpses into how they would handle this tumultuous period in American foreign policy. The gathering, commemorating the...