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As quoted in Donald Trump Just Stopped Being Funny. (Rolling Stone, 8/21/2015)
You could also use "handful" figuratively to refer to a relatively small number, probably between 3 and 7, but possibly more depending on the context: "I've had a handful of opportunities to travel abroad" or "There are only a handful of people in the world who know how to use this software." You can't actually hold opportunities or people in your hand.
Islam is the world's second largest religion. According to a 2010 study and released January 2011, Islam has 1.57 billion adherents, making up over 23% of the world population. According to the Pew Research Center in 2015 there were 50 Muslim-majority countries. (Wikipedia)
He [ Mickelson] said Media Matters – which called him an "influential conservative kingmaker" who recently hosted GOP presidential candidates Scott Walker, Carly Fiorina, Ben Carson and Rick Santorum – is trying to use him as a club to bludgeon candidates.
The vote in the Senate on the amended measure was 18-1, with Republican state Sen. Dale Schultz -- who earlier had floated a compromise that neither side bought into -- the lone opponent.
The event is free, but anyone interested in meeting the presidential candidate is encouraged to RSVP on the campaign’s Event Brite page, then show up Monday at The Pavilion, 5074 Grandview Drive.
Scott Walker in South Carolina:
Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/article31603820.html#storylink=c
On a three-day tour of Iowa after declaring his candidacy for president last month, Scott Walker wore the same rolled-sleeves uniform, told the same sports joke and answered questions with verbatim passages from his announcement speech, whether he was in Davenport, Cedar Rapids or Sioux City.
He was disciplined almost to the point of seeming robotic.
*Where they will remain until and beyond Tuesday, November 8, 2016.Ever since he began his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination with a vicious screed against Mexican immigrants, Donald J. Trump has become a figure of dread and comic-book meanness to the Latino community. He’s a villain in a flaccid pompadour, spewing threats and insults that have filtered down into the bosom of many a Latino family*, to be heard by children gathered by the television set or at the dinner table. [Emphasis added]
Girls' Club (2, 3, 4); Latin Club (1, 2, 3, 4).
In an interview Monday on Glenn Beck’s radio show, Mr. Walker said he agreed with Mr. Beck’s assertion that Republican leaders like Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, “are part of the problem” for the party.
Walker's plan does not include cost figures or an estimate of the number of people who would be covered, making it nearly impossible to compare with current law. For the period from April to June of this year, 11.4% of U.S. adults were uninsured, which translates to about 16 million people gaining coverage since the rollout of Obama's health care law in 2013.
Walker said the plan would be paid for by eliminating $1 trillion in taxes that are levied under the current law and by making other changes to Medicaid and how health insurance is taxed.