Clinton Makes ‘Safe’ Choice of Tim Kaine as Her Running Mate

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Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia is Hillary Clinton’s choice as vice president. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee announced her choice of running mate on Friday, opting for a highly regarded politician with plenty of experience but little panache. Clinton texted her decision to supporters late Friday and is expected to make a joint appearance with Kaine […]


Main Street Is Open for Business: Bank of America Survey Reveals Strong Economic Outlook Among Small Business Owners

December 4th, 2015 People pass a Bank of America brach, in New York,  Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Bank of America will pay $10.3 billion to the government mortgage agency Fannie Mae to settle claims resulting from mortgage-backed investments that soured during the housing crash.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

America’s small businesses are gearing up for growth. According to the fall 2015 Bank of America Small Business Owner Report, small business optimism is at its highest since the survey’s inception in 2012, with expectations for revenue growth and plans to hire hitting a three-year high. The report, based on a semi-annual survey of 1,000 small […]


Tom Perez, the Last Liberal Standing on Clinton’s VP Shortlist

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Tom Perez, the Last Liberal Standing on Clinton’s VP Shortlist Hillary Clinton is thought to be choosing between two mild-mannered, white swing-staters for vice president on the one hand, and a scrappy Latino progressive on the other, according to NBC News. The stark choice, between either Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, […]


NALEO Educational Fund’s 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA Hotline to Provide Bilingual Assistance to Latino Voters on Super Tuesday

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Latino voters will be able to receive information on every aspect of the electoral process, from registering to vote, to finding their polling place, to reporting problems on Election Day WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Latino voters prepare to head to the polls in 12 states for the Super Tuesday caucuses and primary elections, the National Association […]


4 Ways to Jump-Start Your Debt Repayment Plan in 2016

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Paying down your debt is a popular and noble goal to work toward. Of course, getting to that zero balance is easier said than done. Fortunately, there are some ways you can make the task a bit easier and increase the odds you’ll stay on track. Here’s how to jump-start your debt repayment plan in 2016. 1. […]


Donald Trump calls for ‘total and complete shutdown’ of Muslims entering U.S.

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Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally on Saturday in Davenport, Iowa. Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” until the country’s representatives can “figure out what is going on.” The Trump campaign released a statement Monday afternoon declaring his commitment to preventing Muslim […]


Ted Cruz Says Majority of Violent Criminals are Democrats, Authors of Study He Cited Say He’s Wrong

December 4th, 2015

The researchers behind a study that Sen. Ted Cruz cited to back up his statement Monday that the “overwhelming majority of violent criminals are Democrats” are pushing back on Cruz’s assertion. In a piece published by the Washington Post, Ivy League researchers Marc Meredith and Michael Morse use their own data to refute Cruz’s assertion, which he stood […]


FBI investigating California massacre as ‘act of terrorism’

December 4th, 2015

  SAN BERNARDINO, Calif./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI is investigating this week’s massacre in which a married couple killed 14 people in California as an “act of terrorism,” an official said on Friday, saying the female shooter had pledged allegiance to a leader of the militant group Islamic State. Tashfeen Malik, 27, a native of […]


5 things to know about UCF’s new football head coach

December 1st, 2015

The University of Central Florida’s new football head coach, Scott Frost, has an impressive resume. Frost, 40, formally was announced by UCF as the new coach on Dec. 1. The Central Florida community hopes he can lead the Knights to a winning season again, which was not the case this football season when the Knights’ record was 0-12. Here’s what […]


Trump fires back at disabled reporter as mocking controversy heats up

After increasing public outcry over Donald Trump's ridiculing impersonation of a disabled reporter, the Republican presidential candidate is firing back at the New York Times journalist, Serge Kovaleski.

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Hillary Clinton’s million little lies

To hear Hillary Clinton tell it, she was named for Sir Edmund Hillary, the conqueror of Mount Everest — even though she was already 6 years old when he made his famous ascent.

Target’s online sales broke a record on Thanksgiving — here are the top 3 items sold

A shopper leaving a Target store on Black Friday.
Target had its biggest online shopping day ever on Thanksgiving.

Obama says ‘enough is enough’ after latest deadly shooting

Washington (AFP) - US President Barack Obama declared "enough is enough" and made an impassioned call for tighter controls on military-style weapons, a day after a gunman killed three people at a family planning center.