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Trump's Souvenir Numbers

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Despite winning the white house; it looks like President Trump is still struggling with the popular vote.

Recently the New York Times visited a number of Washington DC gift shops to see how well items with the president's likeness were selling. And according to store owners besides the red “make America great” hats the numbers aren't much to brag about. Overall sales in the first six months of Trump's presidency are 13% below those of the first six months after Obama’s inauguration. But owners acknowledge that it would have been tough for anyone to surpass the numbers of the first African American president.  read more »

Success Stories

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Want your story to be a successful one? Start young.

For most people the age of 25 is spent in your first apartment, on your second hand furniture, with a job that barely pays the rent. For people such as Donald Trump, Steve Jobs and Martha Stewart, the story is a little different. So what were some of the most powerful people in the world doing when the rest of us were adjusting to post-college life?  read more »

Inaugural Costs

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President elect Donald Trump is officially President Trump; and all the pomp and circumstance to change the title didn't come cheap.

According to some of the people behind the planning, the recent inauguration cost more than $200 million thanks to things such as transportation, security and protection from the weather. On top of that you have private dinners, the swearing in ceremony and the inaugural ball.

The cost of the ceremony is split between private donors and federal and state governments and is expected to be one of the most expensive inaugurations ever. Experts say that can be attributed to inflation, the amount of donations being brought in by the campaign and of course security.  read more »

Election and Stocks

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Most pollsters wrongly predicted Donald Trump would lose. And they were not the only so called experts to get it wrong.

Much has been said about all those professional political pundits, pollsters and prognosticators who totally misread the political election, after Donald Trump won on Tuesday. But they are not alone. In the final days leading up to the election, many Wall Street analysts and talking heads on financial news shows predicted the stock market could face a 5, 10 or even 15% decline in the days and weeks following a Trump victory.  read more »

Election Ads Over

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Do you hear something different on this station today? Or is it what you are not hearing?

Just listen to the commercials. Notice the difference? Ads promoting all the positive reasons you should buy their goods and services. Not a negative ad in the bunch. How refreshing. After eighteen months and more than a billion dollars spent on mostly negative political ads, you finally get a break. And so do the advertisers.  read more »

Election Winners

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We’re just days away from the election and businesses are cashing in on the last minute opportunities.

After months of scandals, headlines and debates we are about to make a choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. And while most people in America are having a hard time deciding between the lesser of two evils, businesses are using the final days to their benefit.

A restaurant in the San Francisco Bay Area has created two cocktails named “the Dirty Hombre” and “Nasty Woman;” both terms that came up in the final debate and are now helping people drink away their woes.  read more »

Political Games

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The popular game Pokémon Go is getting a little political.

Two professors at Dartmouth College worked with developers of Pokémon Go to create a game called Hillary Donald Go. Instead of searching for Pokémon characters, players must find the nearest Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump booth and send their candidate good vibes to grow in support. Once a booth has received more than 50% of the good vibes from people who have discovered it, the booth will take on the face of that candidate.  read more »

Hillary's New Plane

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Hillary Clinton is unveiling a new campaign strategy; at about 30,000 feet.

Earlier this week the Clinton campaign unveiled a new Boeing 737 plane that the democratic presidential candidate will use to criss-cross the country. The blue and white plane has the campaign logo “stronger together” plastered on the side and the letter “H” on the tail. But one of the biggest perks? The plane is large enough to fit the press corp.  read more »

Mistaken Identity

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In a world of tweets, snap chats and Facebook posts a case of mistaken identity can get a little messy.

During the unconventional republican convention a lot of people had a lot to say; so of course they took to social media to share it with the world. Unfortunately for some Twitter users their message hit a road block when they were sent to the wrong organization.

Turns out a police service in Canada called the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is the first thing to pop up when you search RNC. So a slew of tweets including quote “go Trump, beat crooked Hillary” and quote “pray all is peaceful in Cleveland tonight” is going to the Canadian police force.  read more »

The Bank of Trump

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Donald Trump the politician is working the campaign trail, and it's paying off for Donald Trump the business man.

As Trump continues his run to the white house he has been crisscrossing the country in his own airplane. When he holds campaign events he chooses his own properties such as Trump Tower in New York. And when anyone serving his presidential run is hungry or thirsty the food, water and wine they are given usually come with the “Trump” label.  read more »