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    Trump: Christian ban less controversial than Muslim proposal

    Donald Trump said Friday that calling for a ban on Christians would have been less controversial than his proposal to temporarily block Muslims from entering the U.S.

    "If I would have said the same thing about Christians, I wouldn't have had the same ...

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Who's funding this pro-Ted Cruz super PAC?

Ted Cruz in Iowa, Jan. 7, 2016

A super PAC spending millions of dollars to bash Ted Cruz's Republican rivals is shielding the names of many of its top donors and strategists, accepting and directing donations through a particularly high number of hard-to-trace companies, new docum...


Bush vows to back GOP nominee, questions Rubio on abortion

Jeb Bush speaks at town hall meeting, Concord, N.H., Feb. 5, 2016

Jeb Bush is sharpening his attacks against rival Marco Rubio in the final few days before the New Hampshire primary, raising questions about the Florida senator's position on abortion and characterizing him as an untested, political showman.

In a wide...


National poll: Sanders, Clinton neck-and-neck

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton during their MSNBC Democratic Candidates Debate at the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 4, 2016.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton are running even in a new national poll tracking support for the Democratic presidential race.

Clinton garnered 44% to Sanders' 42%, according to a Quinnipiac University poll re...


Trump's unwelcome support: White supremacists

Donald Trump

New Hampshire voters may be stunned to hear the latest robocall asking for their vote; it's from white nationalists with a simple, disturbing message.


Twitter goes to war against ISIS

Super Bowl 50 - Twitter

Twitter has significantly ramped up its anti-ISIS efforts by shutting down thousands of terrorists' accounts and adding staff to monitor terrorist activity on its network.


Sanders could earn historic first

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders is poised to make history.

Victory next week in New Hampshire, where he enjoys a significant lead in the polls, would break a barrier as old as the republic: The Vermont senator would be the first Jewish candidate to win a presidential ...


Kerry: Russian bombs killing women and children

Map of Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday accused Russia of bombing women and children "in large numbers" in Syria.


Bernie Sanders: prolific Democratic fundraiser

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

Bernie Sanders complained on the campaign trail Friday that dialing for dollars "affects your entire being."


Obama fights for credit as unemployment rate hits new low

President Barack Obama

The U.S. unemployment rate dropped Friday to its lowest rate since February 2008 -- and President Barack Obama wants you to know about it.

Making a last-minute appearance in the White House briefing room, Obama made another bid to tout the country's e...


MSNBC's Democratic debate is lowest rated of the season

Sanders, Clinton at MSNBC debate

MSNBC's feisty debate between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton received high marks from political observers, but not high ratings from ordinary viewers.

With 4.5 million viewers, it was the lowest-rated debate of the 2016 election cycle by far, acco...


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