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RPOF seizes on report that FBI expanding Hillary Clinton email investigation

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Fox News reports that the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of private email as secretary of state has expanded to look at whether the possible “intersection” of Clinton Foundation work and State Department business may have violated public corruption laws. The bureau has been looking into whether classified material was mishandled during Clinton’s tenure at the State Department from 2009-2013. Citing three unidentified intelligence officials, Fox reports that the probe will now examine possible overlap of the Clinton Foundation charity with State…

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Mitch Perry Report for 8.24.15 – Immigration follies

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One of the factors in Donald Trump’s surprise success in the polls (other than it’s August of 2015 and doesn’t mean whole lot) is that the mainstream (i.e. television) media has pretty much handled him with kid gloves. And why not, since he’s ratings (and clickbait) gold? Maybe – just maybe, that tide is beginning to turn. On ABC’s This Week on Sunday, host George Stephanopolous grilled the former Apprentice star on his preposterous immigration plan to deport the more than 11 million undocumented in this…

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Darryl Paulson on the zenith of Donald Trump

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Here are two critical points concerning Donald Trump. First, he is barely a Republican. Second, he is certainly not a conservative. It is obvious that Trump is leading the field of 17 Republican candidates. His support in four recent polls all had Trump in first place, ranging from a low of 21 percent in the Bloomberg poll to 26 percent in both the Fox poll and the Monmouth University poll. That’s the good news for Trump. The bad news is…

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Mitch Perry Report for 5.15.15 — Stephanopoulos apologizes again for Clinton donation. Is the story over?

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This morning on ABC’s Good Morning America, host George Stephanopolous apologized to his audience for failing to disclose that he had donated $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation over the past few years, a revelation that has rocked the political/media establishment over the past 24 hours. Stephanopolous has worked hard over the past 13 years to earn the credibility of being a fair-minded journalist, despite his well known background in Democratic politics (not just with the Bill Clinton administration, but also in…

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Harvard’s Julio Frenk is new University of Miami president

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Julio Frenk, a former health minister in Mexico and a dean who helped quadruple fundraising at Harvard during his recent tenure there, was tapped Monday as the next president of the University of Miami. The school’s board of trustees unanimously approved Frenk’s selection. He’ll take office Sept. 1, three months after former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala‘s tenure ends. Shalala, who has been president since 2001, succeeded in raising the profile of a school now consistently ranked…

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