Hillary Clinton proudly claims the “woman card” in the presidential race during speech Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at the North Carolina State Fairground’s Exposition Center in Raleigh, NC.
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) rallied the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday and staged a sit-in on the House floor in order to force a vote on gun control. Democrats chanted "No bill, no break" and lawmakers were forced to recess as the Democrats continued to occupy the well and refused to leave.
Donald Trump bashed his opponent democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in a speech in New York City on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. The Republican presidential candidate harshly criticized Clinton's time as secretary of state, saying she ran the State Department like "her own personal hedge fund."
Rep. Jim Costa, a Democratic congressman representing the 16th District of California, stressed the need for bipartisan gun legislation. He said it wasn't about taking away citizens' right to lawfully own guns but an effort to make America safer. He spoke briefly about a child from his district who had been shot in front of his parents.
There are more losers than winners in the 2016 election - over fifteen candidates have dropped out of the race, while just three soldier on. But how often do the losers of a presidential election stay losers? Ronald Reagan lost two presidential campaigns before he won... who else has turned a losing race into an all-over win, and who might history ultimately see as a winner from the 2016 campaign?
The U.S. Senate rejected four partisan measures designed to keep guns out of the hands of terrorists. Despite the predetermined outcome, all 100 senators voted – an indication of the importance attached to the issue. "We learned in the months after Sandy Hook that the NRA has a vice-like grip on this place, even when 90% of the American public wants change," said Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn.
In a video message to supporters, Sen. Bernie Sanders vows to continue the "political revolution" to defeat Donald Trump and to transform the Democratic party. "It is no secret that Secretary Clinton and I have strong disagreements on some very important issues. It is also true that our views are quite close on others," he said.
CIA Director John Brennan testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee days after a gunman, pledging allegiance to ISIS, killed 49 people at a gay night club in Orlando, Florida.
FBI Director James Comey talked about the bureau's initial investigation of Omar Mateen, who later killed at least 49 people at Pulse night club in Orlando, Florida. He said the gunman showed "strong indications of radicalization" before the mass shooting.
Ravin Hassan, 18, a junior at George Mason University has been a big Bernie Sanders supporter, but with him expected to drop out of the race she's throwing her support behind Hillary Clinton in an effort to make sure Donald Trump doesn't make it to the White House.
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