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Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 06:26 PM EST

Gloria Steinem Apologizes for Comments About Young Women

Gloria Steinem Apologizes for Comments About Young Women

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has apologized for implying that younger women have chosen to support Sen. Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton because they want to meet men, NBC News reported. "In a case...

Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 05:10 PM EST

Hillary Clinton Calls Flint Water Crisis 'Immoral'

Hillary Clinton Calls Flint Water Crisis 'Immoral'

Hillary Clinton called for “action now” to fight the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, in a speech she made to a packed congregation in the city, NBC News reported. Clinton, who stepped away from the campaign...

Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 05:23 PM EST

Trump Says Iowa Caucus Results 'Very Unfair'

Trump Says Iowa Caucus Results 'Very Unfair'

Donald Trump said Sunday that he does not need to win the New Hampshire primary and that the Iowa caucus results were "very unfair" to him and Ben Carson. "There are those that say I actually came in first...

Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 12:53 PM EST

Sanders Defends His Foreign Policy Credentials

Sanders Defends His Foreign Policy Credentials

Senator Bernie Sanders defended himself Sunday against criticism that he does not have sufficient depth or interest in foreign policy matters. "Let me reassure the American people…it goes without saying that...

Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 12:23 PM EST

Ben Carson Waits in the Wings in Debate Introduction

Ben Carson Waits in the Wings in Debate Introduction

The Republican debate in Manchester, New Hampshire, got off to a bit of an awkward start on Saturday. It began on a high note, when ABC moderator David Muir introduced New Jersey Gov.

Monday, Feb 8, 2016 at 10:15 AM EST

GOP Debate in NH: Christie vs. Rubio, More Top Moments

GOP Debate in NH: Christie vs. Rubio, More Top Moments

Donald Trump was back, Carly Fiorina was out and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida was drawing attacks after his strong showing in Iowa. The GOP presidential candidates were on stage Saturday night for the final...

Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 01:18 AM EST

GOP Candidates Debate in New Hampshire

GOP Candidates Debate in New Hampshire

Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, with rivals vigorously challenging his readiness to be president...

Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 04:43 PM EST

Fiorina Uses Debate Exclusion As Fuel to Fight On

Fiorina Uses Debate Exclusion As Fuel to Fight On

Carly Fiorina told a crowd of supporters on Saturday morning that "the game is rigged," assailing ABC News for not inviting her onto Saturday's GOP debate stage because of her low polling numbers nationally, NBC...

Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 01:23 PM EST

Illinois Dems Move to Make Obama’s Birthday a State Holiday

Illinois Dems Move to Make Obama’s Birthday a State Holiday

Illinois State Rep. Andre Thapedi introduced a new bill this week that could make President Barack Obama’s birthday a state holiday. The proposed legislation, House Bill 4654, would close schools and state...

Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 11:17 AM EST

Obama to Ask for More Clean Energy Funding in Budget

Obama to Ask for More Clean Energy Funding in Budget

President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikely to be fulfilled.

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