In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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Obama Schedule || Wednesday, June 8, 2016

12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 1:55 pm || Departs White House 3:05 pm || Arrives New York City 4:15 pm || Tapes an appearance on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon; Rockefeller Plaza, New York 5:20 pm || Participates in a fundraiser for Senate Democrats; private residence, New York City 7:50 pm || Participates in a fundraiser for the DNC; private residence, New York City 9:35 pm || Departs New York

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Clinton has Enough Delegates to Win Without Superdelegates

Fox News is projecting that Hillary Clinton, after tonight’s primaries in California, New Jersey, and other states, has enough directly elected delegates to claim the nomination. This means that Bernie Sanders’ final claim that he could win by flipping “superdelegates” who choose the nominee on their own is no longer valid, and he has no path to victory. That is, Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic

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Video || Paul Ryan Says Trump’s Comments “Racist”

Poor Paul Ryan. He wants to be “Mr. Principles” when it comes to the Republican Party, but he also wants to be Speaker. And so he can’t really not support the Party’s nominee, but he made a big show of his reluctance to do so and the things he needed to hear from Trump in order to grant his blessing. Trump, who knows more about

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Trump Backs Down, Vows to Cease Comment on “Mexican” Judge

Donald Trump made a rare show of the white flag Tuesday, vowing to stop commenting on the Trump University case and, by implication, ending his criticism of the judge in the case and references to the judge’s Mexican heritage. Trump said in a statement released by his campaign this afternoon: Due to what I believe are unfair and mistaken rulings in this case and the

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