Brett Neely

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Political Battle Escalates Between Cities And State Governments

Monday, December 19, 2016

While the presidential election may have been the big political story of 2016, underneath the surface, a growing conflict between conservative state governments and liberal cities will have a big impact on national politics in the coming years.


FACT CHECK: Clinton Lays Out Economic Plan In Contrast To Trump

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Clinton argued that her plan would boost the middle class while Trump's plan "would give trillions in tax cuts to big corporations, millionaires, and Wall Street money managers."


Trump Says He Was Being 'Sarcastic' In Asking Russia To 'Find' Clinton's Emails

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The Republican presidential nominee faced a day of harsh criticism from across the political spectrum for appearing to urge Russia to hack his Democratic rival's email.


Cruz Says He Won't Be A 'Servile Puppy Dog' To Trump Campaign

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The morning after Ted Cruz was booed by the crowd at the Republican convention, he defended his decision not to endorse Trump.


Trump Speechwriter Accepts Responsibility For Using Michelle Obama's Words

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

"This was my mistake and I feel terrible for the chaos I have caused Melania and the Trumps, as well as to Mrs. Obama. No harm was meant," wrote speechwriter Meredith McIver.


Clinton On Police Murders: 'This Madness Has To Stop'

Monday, July 18, 2016

Speaking to the NAACP annual convention, Clinton spoke of bringing "the full weight of the law" against those who kill officers and confronting racial bias.


A Guide To The Many Conspiracy Theories Donald Trump Has Embraced

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

They run the gamut from the JFK assassination to Vince Foster's death to, of course, Barack Obama's birth certificate.


'Highly Sophisticated Killers' No More. Trump Embraces Big Donors

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

He can do it through a joint fundraising apparatus for his campaign, the Republican National Committee and 11 state Republican parties. It's something Hillary Clinton has been doing since last year.


Mitt Romney: Trump's Decision To Not Release Tax Returns Is 'Disqualifying'

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

"There is only one logical explanation for Mr. Trump's refusal to release his returns: There is a bombshell in them," Romney said.


After String Of Losses, Sanders Campaign To Lay Off 'Hundreds' Of Staffers

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The campaign says it no longer needs so many staff for the remaining contests left on the calendar, but the move could be a sign of trouble.


Trump Doesn't Own Most Of The Products He Pitched Last Night

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

It appears that the attacks on presidential candidate Donald Trump's business record seem to have touched a nerve.

Despite three more primary and caucus victories on Tuesday, Trump eschewed a traditional victory speech, adding in a press conference — and something else: a table piled high with a veritable Trump-ucopia ...


Mitt Romney Calls Donald Trump 'A Phony, A Fraud'; Trump Hits Back

Thursday, March 03, 2016

The most recent Republican presidential nominee is taking shots at Donald Trump's fitness to be president.

And he's not mincing his words.

Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, called the current GOP front-runner "a phony, a fraud" in a speech Thursday morning in Salt Lake City. And he didn't stop ...


Trump Blames 'Very Bad Earpiece' For KKK Comments

Monday, February 29, 2016

After taking fire from all sides of the political spectrum for not condemning an endorsement from a white supremacist leader, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump blamed the incident on a "very bad earpiece" used in a cable news interview.

In an interview with CNN on Sunday, Trump said he ...


Clinton Edges Sanders In Iowa Democratic Caucuses; Cruz Wins On GOP Side

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Iowa voters took the first step in choosing a new president of the United States Monday night. Republicans in the state chose Texas Sen. Ted Cruz over Donald Trump.

Hillary Clinton won the Iowa Democratic caucuses, according to data from the Iowa Democratic Party. The Associated Press called the race ...


Why The Politics Of The 'Star Wars' Universe Makes No Sense

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Unless you've spent the past year or so in an ice cave on Hoth — or have the misfortune of living on a planet farthest from the bright center of the universe — you're probably aware there's a new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, coming out on Friday.

The ...


WBUR Poll: Trump Maintains Lead In New Hampshire

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Less than three months before New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary, Donald Trump continues to maintain his lead over over the rest of the Republican presidential field in the state, according to a new poll commissioned by NPR member station WBUR.

The real estate billionaire and reality TV star drew the ...


Election Day: No Legal Pot In Ohio; Democrats Lose In The South

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Tuesday is "off year" Election Day in parts of the country. Legalizing marijuana is on the ballot in Ohio, Houston voters will decide on an equal rights ordinance and San Francisco weighs short-term rentals in what's being called the "Airbnb Initiative."

Elsewhere, eyes are on governor races in Kentucky and ...


Republicans Don't Want To Take Paul Ryan's 'No' For An Answer

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Ryan's ability to walk a fine line between the Republican Party's hard-line conservative and establishment wings goes back years and has made him "everybody's choice" to run for speaker of the House.


The Would-Be Ambassador To Norway Who Has Never Been There Himself

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

President Obama nominated George Tsunis to the post of ambassador to Norway. But after a cringeworthy confirmation hearing, Norwegian-Americans are aiming to block him as unqualified for the post.