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On Thursday, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) addressed the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference attendees with a fiery speech focused on redefining America’s approach to foreign affairs.
After taking a break from Hillary overkill last week, two of the three major cable news channels ratcheted their coverage back up. While CNN should be commended for maintaining its relatively modest coverage, MSNBC and Fox both gorged on Clinton, with Fox tripling the number of segments it ran on the former Secretary of State.
President Obama delivered a statement from the White House briefing room Thursday on Ukraine, announcing sanctions on individuals and entities responsible for violating Ukrainian sovereignty as well as placing travel restrictions on certain individuals.
CPAC is out in full force today, and to kick off his speech, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued a "heartfelt and sincere apology" to none other than Jimmy Carter. Why? Well, after five years of President Obama, Jindal concluded, Carter no longer deserves to be called the worst president of our lifetime.
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) used part of his time at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday to question the value of social welfare programs like food stamps and free school lunch for poor children. "What the left is offering people is a full stomach and an empty soul." he said. "The American people want more than that."
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney delivers the daily press briefing to reporters from the White House, beginning at approximately 12:45pm ET.
State-owned news agency Russia Today has become the news this week with two anchors publicly distancing themselves from management (one resigning), and in a new op-ed, RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan lashes out at the rest of the media for piling on RT and "lambasting and lynching RT journalists."
In an age where seeing a nice house automatically makes people say "Downton Abbey," a chef has discovered the pop culture-grown downsides of working in the New York City Mayor's mansion: he's now been called a "servant" by Lady de Blasio herself, Chirlane McCray, Countess of Park Slope.
During his address to the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie argued that Republicans can't just be against things, they also need to be for things. "Our ideas are better than their ideas, and that's what we have to stand up for," he said to applause from the crowd.
On Thursday, the hosts of ABC’s The View invited Rachel Campos-Duffy, the wife of Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) on the program where they debated over whether it was appropriate for Rutgers University faculty and students to protest the speaking invitation of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.
For the first time ever Thursday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama delivered the opening prayer in the Senate. After an introduction from Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), the Dalai Lama began his prayer in Tibetan before switching to what he called "my broken English." He ended with his "favorite prayer," one that he says daily and brings his "inner strength."
Nate Silver told TIME that he applies his data-centric methodology to hiring as well as modeling, and noted that he has graphed the nation’s political commentators and created a special “crap quadrant” for the America’s “worthless” opinion writers
Feeling a little confused about what's currently going on in Ukraine? Have no fear, Seth Meyers is here to help. Last night, the newest late night host on the block bet that he could explain the complicated geopolitical situation with Russia and Ukraine faster than one of of his writers could untangle a pair of headphones.
Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) got a retirement gift at CPAC this morning: a big ol' gun.
The 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference is being held from March 6th-8th in Washington D.C. THis year's speakers include Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rand Paul (R-KY) and many other conservative lawmakers. Sarah Palin will close out the event with a speech on Saturday at 6pm ET.
The Conservative Political Action Conference began this morning in Washington, D.C., and will continue through Saturday, March 8.
The criticism of RT continued on Thursday when a screen grab of a RT broadcast went viral. The screen grab suggested that RT had already annexed the Ukrainian territory of Crimea into the Russian Federation, just hours after the occupied territory’s parliament voted to hold a referendum on secession from Ukraine. Show More Summary
Every a.m., Mediaite publishes a primer of what the interweb machine is writing, talking, tweeting, and blogging about, so that you may fool friends and family into thinking you are a trove of information and insight. Today: everything you need to know about the situation in Ukraine, from the Crimean parliament's vote to join Russia to Henry Kissinger's endgame projections.
CNN's Dana Bash pressed Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) Thursday morning about his tweet alleging the current Ukraine crisis was on a continuum with the U.S.'s response to the 2012 Benghazi attack. Bash asked if it wasn't a "stretch" to...Show More Summary
Just after lambasting Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) for comments "beneath his office," Willie Geist and Morning Joe co-host Donny Deutsch turned to House Oversight Committee Chair Darrell Issa (R-CA), who cut off his colleague and ranking committee member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) during an IRS hearing yesterday and abruptly walked out of the chamber.