Politics December 31, 2015: Ben Carson’s campaign in chaos after top staffers, campaign manager resign

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Ben Carson’s campaign in chaos after top staffers, campaign manager resign

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 31, 2015 12:53 PM MST

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson's campaign is in trouble after his top campaign staffers resigned a month before the Iowa caucuses, Dec. 31, 2015
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson’s campaign is in trouble after his top campaign staffers resigned a month before the Iowa caucuses, Dec. 31, 2015
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Politics December 30, 2015: Former NY Gov George Pataki suspends bid for GOP presidential nomination

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Former NY Gov George Pataki suspends bid for GOP presidential nomination

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 30, 2015 8:54 AM MST

 Former NY Gov George Pataki has become the latest Republican candidate to withdraw from the 2016 Republican presidential race, Dec. 29, 2015
Former NY Gov George Pataki has become the latest Republican candidate to withdraw from the 2016 Republican presidential race, Dec. 29, 2015
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Politics December 29, 2015: Trump attacks Bill Clinton’s sex scandals Monica Lewinsky in fight with Hillary

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Trump attacks Bill Clinton’s sex scandals Monica Lewinsky in fight with Hillary

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 29, 2015 8:33 PM MST

 GOP frontrunner Donald Trump continues his attacks on Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton's husband former President Bill Clinton and his sex scandals while in office; Republicans and Democrats agree he is fair game, Dec. 29, 2015
GOP frontrunner Donald Trump continues his attacks on Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton’s husband former President Bill Clinton and his sex scandals while in office; Republicans and Democrats agree he is fair game, Dec. 29, 2015
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Politics December 28, 2015: Obama, Hillary Clinton remain Gallup’s most admired man and woman in 2015

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Obama, Hillary Clinton remain Gallup’s most admired man and woman in 2015

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 28, 2015 12:51 PM MST

President Barack Obama and Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton again top Gallup Polls Most Admired Man and Woman for 2015, while presidential candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders make notable appearances, Dec. 28, 2015
President Barack Obama and Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton again top Gallup Polls Most Admired Man and Woman for 2015, while presidential candidates Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders make notable appearances, Dec. 28, 2015
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Judaism December 27, 2015: Sotheby’s auctions 9 items from Valmadonna Trust Library for nearly 15 million

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Sotheby’s auctions nine items from Valmadonna Trust Library for nearly 15 million

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Examiner.com, December 27, 2015, 6:14 PM MST

Sotheby's auctioned off the Valmadonna Trust Library's most prized item the complete Bomberg Talmud for over $9 million, Dec. 22, 2015

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Sotheby’s auctioned off the Valmadonna Trust Library’s most prized item the complete Bomberg Talmud for over $9 million, Dec. 22, 2015
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Politics December 23, 2015: CNN’s Lemon shows bias in favor of Clinton cuts interview over Lewinsky scandal

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CNN’s Lemon shows bias in favor of Clinton cuts interview over Lewinsky scandal

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 23, 2015 4:01 PM MST

CNN host Don Lemon was showing his bias in favor of Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton when he shut down the interview when the discussion moved from GOP frontrunner Donald Trump to former President Bill Clinton’s sex scandals, Dec. 22, 2015
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Politics December 23, 2015: Fox Business Network January GOP debate will only feature top six candidates

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Fox Business Network January GOP debate will only feature top six candidates

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 23, 2015 10:46 AM MST

 Only six GOP candidates will make the main stage of the Fox Business Network debate, the network changed the criteria for the sixth debate, Dec. 22, 2015
Only six GOP candidates will make the main stage of the Fox Business Network debate, the network changed the criteria for the sixth debate, Dec. 22, 2015
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Politics December 22, 2015: New poll says a Donald Trump presidency would be an embarrassment for the US

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New poll says a Donald Trump presidency would be an embarrassment for the US

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 22, 2015 9:28 PM MST

 Donald Trump is still leading in the polls, but would have a hard time beating the Democratic nominee, and half the voters think his presidency would embarrass the nation, Dec. 22, 2015
Donald Trump is still leading in the polls, but would have a hard time beating the Democratic nominee, and half the voters think his presidency would embarrass the nation, Dec. 22, 2015
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Politics December 22, 2015: New book claims Bill Clinton was a closeted gay as law professor

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New book claims Bill Clinton was a closeted gay as law professor

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com December 20, 2015, 2:31 PM MST

A new tell all book reveals secret and never known before details about Hillary and Bill Clinton's sex scandals, including a rumor that the former was not the womanizer he is known for, but once considered a closeted homosexual
A new tell all book reveals secret and never known before details about Hillary and Bill Clinton’s sex scandals, including a rumor that the former was not the womanizer he is known for, but once considered a closeted homosexual
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Politics December 22, 2015: Donald Trump uses Yiddish sexual vulgarity in attack on Hillary Clinton

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Donald Trump uses Yiddish sexual vulgarity in attack on Hillary Clinton

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 22, 2015 12:50 PM MST

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump is getting nasty in his insults towards Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton going as low as hurling vulgarities towards his rival, Dec. 21, 2015
GOP frontrunner Donald Trump is getting nasty in his insults towards Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton going as low as hurling vulgarities towards his rival, Dec. 21, 2015
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Politics December 20, 2015: Jeb Bush calls Donald Trump a jerk after Trump calls him dumb as a rock

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Jeb Bush calls Donald Trump a jerk after Trump calls him dumb as a rock

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 20, 2015, 10:57 AM MST

GOP candidate Jeb Bush is fighting back after months of insults from frontrunner Donald Trump deciding to call him a jerk after Trump called him dumb as a rock, Dec. 19, 2015
GOP candidate Jeb Bush is fighting back after months of insults from frontrunner Donald Trump deciding to call him a jerk after Trump called him dumb as a rock, Dec. 19, 2015
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Education December 19, 2015: Harvard, Princeton, Stanford admit less early action applicants to Class of 2020

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Harvard, Princeton, Stanford admit less early action applicants to Class of 2020

By Bonnie K. Goodman

December 19, 2015, 4:47 PM MST

Most early applicants to the Ivy League and elite universities' Class of 2020 have received deferments as selectivity gets higher, Dec. 16, 2015
Most early applicants to the Ivy League and elite universities’ Class of 2020 have received deferments as selectivity gets higher, Dec. 16, 2015
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Politics December 19, 2015: Congress passes omnibus spending and tax break bills averts government shutdown

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Congress passes omnibus spending and tax break bills averts government shutdown

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 19, 2015, 7:22 AM MST

Congress passed a sweeping omnibus spending bill and tax breaks bill with bipartisan support funding the government for the next year, ending any talk of a government shutdown until then, Dec. 18, 2015
Congress passed a sweeping omnibus spending bill and tax breaks bill with bipartisan support funding the government for the next year, ending any talk of a government shutdown until then, Dec. 18, 2015
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Politics December 18, 2015: Sanders campaign spied on Clinton DNC blocks access to voter database

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Sanders campaign spied on Clinton DNC blocks access to voter database

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 18, 2015, 12:25 PM MST

Bernie Sanders campaign accessed Hilary Clinton's private voter data in a security breach, that now has Sanders campaign blocked from the DNC's voter database, and the staffer at the center fired, Dec. 18, 2015
Bernie Sanders campaign accessed Hilary Clinton’s private voter data in a security breach; that now has Sanders campaign blocked from the DNC’s voter database, and the staffer at the center fired, Dec. 18, 2015
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Education December 17, 2015: US high school graduation rates at record high, still lag behind global averages

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US high school graduation rates at record high, still lag behind global averages

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December 17, 2015, 5:41 PM MST

The United States recorded their best high school graduation rates, but the country is still behind the rates of most western countries, Dec. 15, 2015
The United States recorded their best high school graduation rates, but the country is still behind the rates of most Western countries, Dec. 15, 2015
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Politics December 16, 2015: Ted Cruz investigated for leaking classified information during the GOP debate

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Ted Cruz investigated for leaking classified information during the GOP debate 

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 16, 2015, 7:25 PM MST

The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating Ted Cruz for possibly revealing classified information about National Security Agency's surveillance program during the GOP debate, Dec. 16, 2015
The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating Ted Cruz for possibly revealing classified information about National Security Agency’s surveillance program during the GOP debate, Dec. 16, 2015
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Politics December 15, 2015: Donald Trump takes runaway lead in polls but still cannot beat Hillary Clinton

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Donald Trump takes runaway lead in polls but still cannot beat Hillary Clinton

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 15, 2015, 7:08 PM MST

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump sees his largest poll numbers, but he still cannot beat Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton in a potential general election matchup, Dec. 15, 2015
GOP frontrunner Donald Trump sees his largest poll numbers, but he still cannot beat Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton in a potential general election matchup, Dec. 15, 2015
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Politics December 13, 2015: Mitt Romney at the center of GOP’s plans for a brokered convention, will he run?

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Mitt Romney at the center of GOP’s plans for a brokered convention, will he run?

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 13, 2015, 2:31 PM MST

Mitt Romney still insists he would not run for president despite plans to draft Mitt at a possible brokered Republican National Convention, Dec. 12, 2015
Mitt Romney still insists he would not run for president despite plans to draft Mitt at a possible brokered Republican National Convention, Dec. 12, 2015
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Politics December 11, 2015: Congress close to reaching spending bill deal averts government shutdown again

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Congress close to reaching spending bill deal averts government shutdown again 

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 11, 2015, 7:42 PM MST

Congress passed a short-term spending bill giving them another five days to pass the 2016 omnibus-spending bill; Senate leaders want to unveil the bill on Monday, but House leaders believe it will take longer, Dec. 11, 2015
Congress passed a short-term spending bill giving them another five days to pass the 2016 omnibus-spending bill; Senate leaders want to unveil the bill on Monday, but House leaders believe it will take longer, Dec. 11, 2015
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Judaism December 10, 2015: Obama celebrates White House Hanukkah party with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

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Obama celebrates White House Hanukkah party with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

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Examiner.com, December 10, 2015, 7:03 PM MST

President Barack Obama and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin delivered remarks, before reciting the blessing and lighting the Hanukkah candles at a White House reception, Dec. 9, 2015

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President Barack Obama and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin delivered remarks, before reciting the blessing and lighting the Hanukkah candles at a White House reception, Dec. 9, 2015
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Politics December 10, 2015: Obama signs bipartisan No Child Left Behind replacement education law

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Obama signs bipartisan No Child Left Behind replacement education law

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Examiner.com, December 10, 2015, 4:01 PM MST

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Dec. 10, 2015

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Dec. 10, 2015
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Politics December 10, 2015: Trump cancels Israel trip after Netanyahu condemns ban on Muslim entering US

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Trump cancels Israel trip after Netanyahu condemns ban on Muslim entering US

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 10, 2015, 12:42 PM MST

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump cancelled his trip to Israel after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned Trump's proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the US, Dec. 10, 2015
GOP frontrunner Donald Trump cancelled his trip to Israel after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned Trump’s proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the US, Dec. 10, 2015
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Politics December 8, 2015: Trump faces backlash over Muslims ban, will he run as an independent candidate?

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Trump faces backlash over Muslims ban, will he run as an independent candidate?

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 8, 2015, 4:34 PM MST

Republicans and Democrats alike are condemning GOP frontrunner Donald Trump's proposal to ban any Muslims from entering the US; Trump is sounding more like segregationist former presidential candidate George Wallace with each remark he makes, Dec. 8, 2015
Republicans and Democrats alike are condemning GOP frontrunner Donald Trump’s proposal to ban any Muslims from entering the US; Trump is sounding more like segregationist former presidential candidate George Wallace with each remark he makes, Dec. 8, 2015
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Politics December 7, 2015: Fox News commentators suspended for tirades insulting Obama with vulgarities

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Fox News commentators suspended for tirades insulting Obama with vulgarities

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 7, 2015, 5:37 PM MST

 Two Fox News commentators were suspended for calling President Barack Obama profanities for his Oval Office speech outlining his strategy to defeat ISIS, one Republicans denounced as nothing new, Dec. 7, 2015
Two Fox News commentators were suspended for calling President Barack Obama profanities for his Oval Office speech outlining his strategy to defeat ISIS; one Republicans denounced as nothing new, Dec. 7, 2015
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Politics December 7, 2015: Voter confronts Hillary Clinton about hypocrisy, husband Bill’s rape victims

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Voter confronts Hillary Clinton about hypocrisy, husband Bill’s rape victims 

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, December 7, 2015, 2:30 PM MST

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton was confronted by a voter about her husband former President Bill Clinton's rape, sexual assault and harassment victims; Clinton has been making combating sexual assault a key campaign issue, Dec. 3, 2015
Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton was confronted by a voter about her husband former President Bill Clinton’s rape, sexual assault, and harassment victims; Clinton has been making combating sexual assault a key campaign issue, Dec. 3, 2015
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