Archive for December 13th, 2015

InlandPolitics: GOP Primary: New flavor of the month — Ted Cruz

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas gestures as he takes questions from members of the media during a news conference with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, about the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S., during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Texas U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is the new leader in the latest Iowa polling.

Sunday, December 13, 2015 – 03:00 p.m.

The media, political class, political establishment is all lathered-up again over the new GOP flavor of the month in Iowa.

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Visa

By Matt Apuzzo, Michale S. Schmidt and Julia Preston
December 12, 2015

WASHINGTON — Tashfeen Malik, who with her husband carried out the massacre in San Bernardino, Calif., passed three background checks by American immigration officials as she moved to the United States from Pakistan. None uncovered what Ms. Malik had made little effort to hide — that she talked openly on social media about her views on violent jihad.

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FBI Logo

Richard A. Serrano and Teresa Watanabe
December 12, 2015

As FBI divers continue to paddle the murky waters of a lake in San Bernardino, the federal investigation into the massacre at a county health department gathering is reaching a critical juncture: With whom were the two shooters in contact?

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Donald Trump

An audience member listens as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Iowa Central Community College on Nov. 12 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. (Charlie Neibergall/The Associated Press)

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
December 12, 2015

  • Trump deserves criticism for intolerance
  • However, he’s not the only offender
  • Liberals ignore key American principles when it suits them

Someday, we may know what truly motivated real estate tycoon Donald Trump to seek the presidency.

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