Lindsey Graham Ends Presidential Bid

Dec 21, 2015, 11:39 am EST

Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has put an end to his 2016 presidential bid.

Lindsey Graham said that he was suspending his campaign for the 2016 presidential ballot because it “is not my time.” He was unable to make it into double digits in national polls and never qualified for any of the main Republican debates, reports USA Today.

Lindsey Graham still has a strong influence in his home state an it’s possible that he could help another Republican candidate by endorsing them. Ending his campaign for president means that his name will be removed from presidential ballots, USA Today notes. Read 

2016 Obamacare Deadline Extended 2 Days

Dec 16, 2015, 1:43 pm EST

The 2016 Obamacare deadline has been extended by two days.

The deadline was originally set for Dec. 15 by 11:59 p.m. PST for those looking to have coverage starting on Jan. 1, 2016. The Obamacare deadline has been pushed back for Thursday, Dec. 17 by 11:59 p.m. PST.

“Our goal is to provide access to affordable coverage, and the additional 48 hours will give consumers an opportunity to come back and complete their enrollment for January 1 coverage,” says Healthcare.gov CEO Kevin Counihan. Read 

Why Ben Carson Is Threatening to Leave Republican Party

Dec 11, 2015, 4:16 pm EST

Republican candidate Ben Carson may be leaving the GOP.

Source: Wikipedia

The retired neurosurgeon lashed out against reports claiming that Republican insiders were considering making a deal to decide the eventual nominee of the party at the Republican National Convention. Read 

Cuba, U.S. Agree to Test Direct Mail Service

Dec 11, 2015, 3:56 pm EST

Cuba and the US will test direct mail service.

The two nations will have regular mailing operations for the first time in more than 50 years as they move closer to normalizing relations.

Before now, mailing items to Cuba was a complicated process that was highly-regulated, even if it was simply mailing a letter to a friend or relative. Read 

Donald Trump Wants Total Ban on Muslims Entering US

Dec 8, 2015, 12:04 pm EST

Donald Trump, a Republican presidential candidate for the 2016 elections, wants to ban all Muslims from entering the United States.

Donald Trump said that his ban on Muslims entering the country would only be temporary. When asked how he would know when to lift the ban, the presidential candidate said it would be up to “a feel or a touch,” reports NBC News.

Donald Trump compared his plan to the presidential proclamations used by Democrat President Franklin D. Roosevelt in World War II when it came to foreigners. He also said that he wasn’t interested in creating internment camps for Muslims in the U.S. like those that held Japanese people during WWII, NBC News notes. Read 

T-Mobile CEO vs. Donald Trump: See the Twitter Fight

Nov 16, 2015, 2:59 pm EST

T-Mobile (TMUS) CEO John Legere and presidential candidate Donald Trump got into an argument on Twitter (TWTR).

The fight between the the T-Mobile CEO and the presidential candidate started on Twitter Sunday when Donald Trump expressed that he was glad that UFC fighter Rhonda Rousey lost her championship match. John Legere responded to the Tweet saying that he’d like to see Trump try to take her on in the ring, reports Quartz.

Following John Legere response to Donald Trump, the presidential candidate started blasting T-Mobile. He said that he once had the service and that it was terrible. Legere said that he’s a Republican, but already knows who he isn’t voting for, Quartz notes. Read 

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