Ted Cruz: Obamas proposal to allow Syrian refugees in the country as ‘indefensible’

Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz cited the arrest in Houston and Sacramento of two men from the Middle East as a reason to block Syrian refugees from resettling in the US. Two men who came to the United States as refugees more than three years ago were arrested on federal charges in California and Texas involving international terrorism, the US officials said on 7 January. Jan 8, 2016

Bernie Sanders lays out plan to break up big banks in 1st year

US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has made reining in Wall Street a top campaign theme, warned on 5 January that financial-sector greed of Wall Street and corporate America is destroying the very fabric of our nation. Sanders delivered a speech in New York in which he detailed his plan for Wall Street reform. Jan 6, 2016