Jake Leahy

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Jake Leahy is a Staff Writer for Hypeline News, frequent contributor on 560 the Answer in Chicago, and a student at Deerfield High School (IL). Follow him on Twitter @jakealeahy.

WATCH: Lindsey Graham defends Sessions as NAACP leader claims racism (VIDEO)

Perhaps the most controversial of the cabinet appointments which President-elect Donald Trump has made is his selection of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to be...

Peter Thiel considers a run for California Governor

It is abundantly clear that California is among the most liberal states in the country. In fact, during the last general election for Senate...

Senators Cruz, Graham offer proposal to cut UN funding in response to anti-Israel resolution

Last month, in their final days, the Obama Administration sent a message to the international community condemning the State of Israel. By abstaining from...

Study finds: Conservatives ARE more attractive than liberals

Political discussions and debates can sometimes bring about the worst of people. With so much polarization, it can be difficult for some to get...

San Diego Chargers announce move to LA

For 56 years, the Chargers have called San Diego, California their home, but organization will now be uprooting just over two hours north to...

CVS comes out with cheaper version of EpiPen

A few months back after sudden, drastic increases in price, EpiPen came under great scrutiny. The lifesaving injection needed for some who suffer from...

In last days, Obama eliminates “wet foot, dry foot” Cuban policy

One decisive issue over the previous several months and years has been regarding what America should do in regards to Syrian refugees. With millions...

Seriously, thank you, President Obama

At 8:00 Central Time, in front of a packed crowd of 25,o00 at McCormick Place in Chicago, President Barack Obama gave his farewell address,...

President of peace? Obama drops 26,171 bombs during final year in office

When Barack Obama took the heart of the nation with his election in 2008, it appeared that drastic changes would be coming to Washington....

Rand Paul’s balanced budget proposal overwhelmingly shot down in Senate

For years, Republicans have promised that it is only with more power will they be able to advance a meaningful, fiscal conservative agenda. After...

New era in business: Amazon worth more than Sears, Macy’s, Target, 7 other industry...

It is no secret that internet stores have had a detrimental impact on big box retail stores which previously had held a near monopoly...

Trump calls out Toyota for new plant planned in Mexico

Since his election, Donald Trump has already had a substantial impact in pressuring companies to build jobs in America. With the continued outsourcing of manufacturing job...

Rand Paul speaks out against leadership on Senate floor

Much like his father, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has never been afraid to take a stand. He frequently touts his fiscal conservative record and...

Obamacare repeal vote already passed in the Senate

It is no secret that a top priority for virtually every Republican is to repeal Obamacare. With Republican control of the House of Representatives,...

Paul Ryan voted Speaker with near unanimous majority within GOP

On October 29, 2015, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan was elected to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives. After a grassroots movement...

NY Governor offers free college proposal

In the State of New York, low income students may soon be able to attend public state universities for free, according to a recent...

Canadian universities see 70% increase of American applicants following election of Trump

It became a monotonous, empty promise made by many celebrities and prominent liberals, "If Donald Trump wins I'm moving to Canada!" As the Republican nominee...

Hillary Clinton set to attend Trump’s inauguration

The past year's Presidential election certainly was among the most grueling and personal in recent memory -- if not ever. Since Donald Trump shocked...

Watch: Fox News host destroys liberal University of Chicago student (VIDEO)

It is no secret that American universities have largely become an extremely hostile environment towards those who are supportive of President-elect Donald Trump over...

Mariah Carey puts up atrocious New Years Eve performance

Typically, the final performance featured on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest would be among, if not the best of the night....

“America’s Got Talent” host has harsh words for Planned Parenthood

One organization which seems to always find itself in the news is Planned Parenthood. The government funded organization is constantly in the news, largely...

Russia fires back against US sanctions on Twitter

With less than one month in office, the Obama Administration has taken unprecedented actions to impose sanctions on Russia, due to their alleged involvement...

Corrupt Blago seeks pardon in last days of Obama Administration

In 2011 former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison for attempting to sell the US Senate seat which had...

Putin calls out Democrats for not accepting loss, speaks about Trump’s election

Since Donald Trump was elected to be the next President of the United States last month, many have argued that Russian interference played a...

US does not veto anti-Israel resolution on UN Security Council

Many, especially on the right have been quick to argue that the Obama Administration has been the most anti Israel Presidential Administration. Over the last...

Rand Paul’s epic celebration of Festivus makes a return

December 23 marks the celebration of Festivus. Per the show Seinfeld, immediately following the dinner comes the "Airing of Grievances". The tradition calls for each person...

Pentagon reports indicate Iran adding further to war arsenal

The Iran Nuclear Deal, which was pushed heavily by the Obama Administration has been at the centerpiece of controversy. Questions have loomed constantly as...

Chinese company outsources to Ohio, citing high taxes

The Fuyao Glass Industry Group produces glass to be provided for various different automobile companies, including industry giants Volkswagon and General Motors. Chinese millionaire Cao Dewang,...

Sources: Obamacare taxes may not completely go away… at least not immediately

A central tenant of the platform of President-elect Trump, as well as virtually every other Republican has included repealing Obamacare. President Obama's signature legislation has been...

46 years ago today: A look the most requested photograph from National Archives

One may assume the most requested image from the National Archives would be from a day which will always be remembered in American history....

Maryland may regulate Uber and Lyft out of existence

Ever since the rise in popularity of ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, there has been constant calls for heavy regulations by...

Portland implements major program to combat income inequality

Last week, the City of Portland, Oregon voted to institute a tax on companies which pay their CEOs more than 100x what their average...

States which voted Clinton losing people, losing jobs

According to new reports, of the 10 states which voted for Hillary Clinton at the highest margins, they also are among the 10 states...

On 225th anniversary, Rand Paul commemorates Bill of Rights

Throughout the last 225 years of this country, the Bill of Rights have provided a constant outline for the defense of the unalienable rights...

Surprise: Trump meets with Kanye West

There have been a number of prominent individuals who have met with the President-elect at the Trump Tower in New York City who had...

Students tear down Shakespeare portrait at Ivy League school

In the English department at the University of Pennsylvania there has long been a portrait of writer William Shakespeare displayed prominently. But this has...

Reports: Trump set to make surprise pick for Secretary of State

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, former Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney, former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton, and a number...

Brian Williams speaks out against fake news

A common attack which the left has taken since the results of the election has been to target "fake news" which they alleged played a...

“Heartbeat” abortion bill passes Ohio Legislature

Last week, a terrible tragedy occurred on the campus of Ohio State University. A student attacker drove a car into a group of pedestrians, while...

High cost wind turbines to save Washington city just $1.39 every day

A relatively small city in Washington state recently invested over a total of $100,000 in three separate “windmill-like turbines.” According to local reports, the turbines...

Hundreds of billions in bureaucratic waste identified within Pentagon

Awhile back, the Pentagon conducted an internal study to evaluate how much, if any money is being wasted within the Pentagon and the Department of...

Economist poll: Britain’s prospects look bright in wake of Brexit

On June 23, 2016 the United Kingdom shocked the world by voting to undo their relationship with the European Union. Despite public opinion polling...

Trump meets with Chicago Mayor Emanuel, just days after meeting with Gore

Throughout the previous several weeks there has been constant speculation regarding who will find a spot in the incoming Donald Trump Administration. Seemingly every...

Catching up: Turning Point USA’s Juanpablo Andrade’s role with the Transition Team

It has been well documented that Turning Point USA Founder and Executive Director Charlie Kirk was spotted entering the Trump Tower in New York...

Lemont High School removes pornographic material from classroom after public pressure

On Monday November 21, the Lemont High School District 210 Board of Education convened with a routine meeting. But a number of local concerned...

Coulter, Palin speak out against Trump’s latest actions

Both former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and Fox News anchor Ann Coulter have been vocal Trump supporters throughout the campaign. But lately, it appears...

Former Nobel secretary expresses regret of Obama award

The Nobel Peace prize is one of the, if not the most prestigious honor to receive across the world. It is typically given to...

Texas Congressman speaks out against barbecue restrictions

For year Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert has been an outspoken critic of many big government programs. On Friday, the Texas Republican spoke out against the...

President-elect continues to speak out against regime change

Throughout the campaign, Donald Trump has contrasted himself with other candidates on foreign policy by being a vocal critic about regime change. He constantly...

Is Megyn Kelly about to leave Fox News?

There have been a number of questions regarding Megyn Kelly's relationship with Fox News lately, and it appears that she may not be one...

Union leaders continue to speak out against DeVos

It seems as if each of President-elect Donald Trump's selections to serve in his cabinet have been forced to deal with incredible scrutiny, which at...

EXCLUSIVE: Conference Championship Week HYPELINE College Football Rankings

After a number of exciting games during the last week of College Football's regular season this year, this upcoming week will answer the remaining...

White House will send officials to Castro’s funeral

Earlier this week, many who are vocal opponents of the past actions of Fidel Castro's regime were thankful that neither President Obama nor Vice...

Potential DNC Chair Ellison once suggested the creation of a “black state”

After the surprising election results three weeks ago, the Democratic Party has been working tirelessly to quickly find a new face and to move...

Former Cato CEO and Ayn Rand fan meets with Trump transition team

For those hoping for a more limited, liberty minded government, there have been a number of recent hires and trends within the incoming Presidential...

Libertarian gets top job in Trump White House

For those within the Liberty movement, 2016 initially appeared to be a promising year. The rise of Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, and a number...

WATCH: Overlapping videos of Marco Rubio repeating himself

During this year's Republican Primary, Florida Senator Marco Rubio may not have been victorious but he did put together a strong base of support,...

New website shows how much information is present online

It is no secret that websites can gain tons of information about their visits just by visiting the site. Many people can only begin...

Trump cabinet update: who’s still in the mix?

Immediately after Donald Trump shocked the world and won the Presidency, a top priority has been to fill out his cabinet and the thousands of...

Clinton campaign joins recount effort to ensure validity of election results

After reports from various computer scientists claiming that there may have been issues with voter machines in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan, there has been a...

BREAKING: Fidel Castro dead

Former President of Cuba and leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90. His brother, current President Raul...

Who’s to blame for black Friday violence?

Over the years, black Friday shopping has become synonymous with violence and grueling crowds. There seem to always be videos popping up across the...

EXCLUSIVE: Week 12 HYPELINE College Football Rankings

This past week of college football saw a number of top ranked teams go down, some against other respected teams while others against previously...

Trump Advisor: Republican Party now populist, no longer conservative

Ever since Ronald Reagan's successful two terms in office during the 1980's, the Republican Party has constantly tried to attach itself to the legacy...

Ron Paul reveals his own list of fake news sites

Lately, a growing trend especially by the left has been to create the idea of "fake news" sites. These have been pushed out especially by...

Watch: Ron Swanson 2020? (VIDEO)

For many Conservatives and libertarians, the character Ron Swanson in NBC's Parks and Recreation is one who oftentimes speaks with much clarity. With a...

Twitter bans “alt-right” accounts, but verifies Muslim Brotherhood?

Twitter recently stated that they would be cracking down on hate speech on the social media platform. Coincidentally, on that same day a number...

Could Clinton have a spot in the Trump Administration?

First Lady of the United States (1993-2001), US Senator of New York 2001-2009, US Secretary of State (2009-2013), Democratic Nominee for President 2016. Undeniably,...

Controversial new lesson plan bashing Trump created by SF teacher’s union

Recently, the United Educators of San Francisco, a union representing approximately 6,000 teachers released a new lesson plan which offers some rather controversial and...

Kanye West reveals who he supported for President

With Donald Trump's run for President of the United States, a number of celebrities have suggested that they could make a run for President...

EXCLUSIVE: Week 11 HYPELINE College Football Rankings

This past week of college football saw a number of upsets across the board. At the top, Alabama once again proved why they are undoubtedly...

Watch: Charlie Kirk discusses campus culture on Sean Hannity

This past week and last several months have certainly been rather busy for Turning Point USA Founder and Executive Director Charlie Kirk. Most notably he...

Former Texas candidate for Governor: election results due to”undereducated electorate”

Since Trump's surprising victory last week, people across the political spectrum have been looking for answers as to why and how he was able...

Democrats finalize new Senate leadership positions

With last Tuesday's election, the Democrats have been put in a very difficult position. Although they were able to win a couple of seats...

Throwback: Jon Stewart mocks NYT attack on Marco Rubio (VIDEO)

During any Presidential campaign, there is constantly information found and released that candidates oftentimes would prefer not be made public. Sometimes there are baseless...

See how Senator Ben Sasse has been spending his Saturday nights

In 2014 former college professor and President of Midland University in Nebraska, Ben Sasse won the vacant Senate seat in the Republican stronghold of...

Giuliani appears to have cabinet position set

This weekend a number of top positions within the White House have appeared to be filled. For example, RNC Chair Reince Priebus has been...

University of Rochester faculty member forced to resign over support for Trump

Last week, program director of the Computer Science Department at the University of Rochester, Ted Pawlicki was forced to resign after he made apparent...

Previewing the 2018 Senate races

As the Republicans were able to maintain their control of the Senate and the House, as well as the Presidency, naturally, speculation will move...

NAFTA member offers to renegotiate trade agreement

A centerpiece of Trump's rise throughout the Republican primary and eventually through the general election has been his criticism of various trade deals and...

Quiz: What do you know about the President-elect?

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Want to apply to work in the new White House?

One of the first steps that must be taken once a Presidential election is decided, a transition team is established to ensure that an effective...

Grubhub employees receive threatening email about their political views

The election of Donald Trump as Commander-in-Chief has sparked a wide variety of reactions from people across the political spectrum. Seemingly every college, university, and...

WATCH: Obama meets with President-elect Trump

Not only did real estate mogul Donald Trump surprisingly make his way through the Republican primary to win the nomination, he was eventually able to shock...

Trump won, now what?

Donald Trump is now President-elect. So what is going to come next? This has been a question raised by many, especially those who are more...

EXCLUSIVE: Week 10 HYPELINE College Football Rankings AND Heisman Rankings

This week, a number of ranked teams were able to prove that they are legitimate contenders for the College Football Playoff. For example, Alabama went...

EXCLUSIVE: University of Oregon SGA executives denounce President-Elect

The groundbreaking election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has evoked a multitude of different emotions within people. Certainly there are many who...

McConnell promises to quickly repeal Obamacare

With the Republicans maintaining control of the Senate and House of Representatives, coupled with Donald Trump winning the Presidency a top priority is certainly...

It’s not President, but Jeb Bush has a new job

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush may have been unsuccessful in his campaign to become President, but it has recently been revealed that he does...

New CNN map: Clinton falls below 270 for first time

It seems as if every source within the mainstream media has some sort of map offering their projection about the upcoming Presidential election. For the...

TPUSA’s Charlie Kirk mentioned in leaked Podesta emails

Throughout the last several months Wikileaks has been constantly releasing new information involving numerous topics, especially the Hillary Clinton campaign and the DNC. Much of...

EXCLUSIVE: Week 9 HYPELINE College Football Rankings

During Week 9 of this year's college football season there were a number of matchups between great teams which would prove to have a...

Report: FBI finds Clinton email server hacked by foreign agents

The ongoing scandal involving the private email server used by the Democrat's nominee for President, Hillary Clinton during her tenure as Secretary of State...

BREAKING: Cubs are FINALLY World Series Champions

In a historic matchup between the two Major League Baseball franchises with the longest World Series championship droughts, the Chicago Cubs went up again...

Newspapers continue to struggle with new reports

The New York Times earnings report was just released for Quarter Three of 2016. During this period, revenue fell a whopping 95.7%. This comes as...

John Kasich reveals who he plans on voting for

For months, Ohio Governor John Kasich has refused to support his former competitor to win the Republican Nomination for President, Donald Trump. He has...

When should you be driving?

Something that is always a priority for drivers is to ensure that they are in the safest situation they can possible put themselves in....

Tesla Motors sees boost after new spending report

During the Third Quarter of 2016, for the first time in over three years Tesla Motors released an earning report in which they actually...

Russian plane comes dangerously close to US forces over Syria

Over the last several months the tensions between the United States and Russia have been greatly escalating. There are a number of factors that...

Outcry continues as Cubs don’t give City officials ticket deal

It has been a tradition for a number of years in which alderman of the City of Chicago had the ability to purchase tickets...

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