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Sen. Corker Expects Lynch Vote This Week

A Senate Republican said Sunday he expects a vote this week on the long-stalled nomination of Loretta Lynch to become the next attorney general. Sen. Bob Corker (R., Tenn.) told CNN’s “State of the Union’’ the legislative deadlock which has delayed Ms. Lynch’s vote on the Senate floor is likely to be resolved within two or three days.

West Virginia’s Joe Manchin to Remain in Senate

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia said Sunday he will forgo a run for governor, vowing instead to remain in the Senate.

Kathleen Parker Blasts Hillary’s ‘Inner Ayotollah’ Campaign Attitude

On Sunday’s Meet the Press, Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker sharply criticized Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign rollout and insisted that “[s]he has to let this inner ayatollah get out of her head.”

Battling Ebola: How Tours into Guinea’s Hot Zone are Helping in the Fight

In Guinea, misinformation about Ebola abounds. Here, the disease has killed more than 2,300 people, and the streets are rife with rumors -- of how Ebola is a hoax or a conspiracy to harvest organs.

Jon Stewart: MSNBC ‘Better’ Than Fox News, Since It’s ‘Not Steeped in Distortion and Ignorance’

According to Jon Stewart, cable news is so awful that Daily Show staffers who keep tabs on it are essentially “turd miners.” That said, Stewart believes that the most foul-smelling poop comes from Fox News. In a Saturday profile in the...Show More Summary

Kristol asks, Krauthammer answers

(Scott Johnson) Charles Krauthammer’s collection of columns (mostly) — Things That Matter — has sold well over a million copies. It is a remarkable achievement for a book of previously published pieces by an author who is a pundit and not a political player in his own right. Show More Summary

Investing in El Salvador’s Future

In my work as Ambassador to El Salvador, I meet people every day who are hungry for opportunities.

CNN's Brian Stelter On "The Fox Primary": "There Really Is No Disputing Fox's Power In Influencing The GOP"

From the April 19 edition of CNN's Reliable Sources: Previously: The Fox Primary: 18 Potential Candidates Have Already Made More Than 800 Appearances CNN's Reliable Sources Sheds Light On The "Fox News Primary" Phenomenon The Fox Primary Continues: New York Times Exposes GOP Presidential Candidates' Strategy To Reach Fox Viewers

If the 2016 GOP presidential field is so deep, why is Donald Trump beating so many of their 'stars'?

Donald Trump: in the top half of the GOP field, both nationally and in pivotal New Hampshire. Much has been made of the field of prospects expected to vie for the Republican presidential nomination. Words like "deep" and "strong" are...Show More Summary

Kathleen Parker: Clinton Has To Let This 'Inner-Ayatollah Get Out Of Her Head

This is what passes for a "moderate" Republican these days. So much for Parker pretending to be one of the "thoughtful" members of the GOP. Kathleen Parker on this Sunday's Meet the Press, apparently very distraught over Hillary Clinton's campaign rollout. PARKER: I thought... Show More Summary

Obama is prepared to give Iran anything and everything for a deal

Just days after releasing the Iran framework, Secretary of State John F. Kerry reaffirmed that the United States would insist on phased-in sanctions relief. Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei publicly rebuked that suggestion and declared he would insist on sanctions relief up front. On Friday, the president cleared up matters by hanging Kerry out to dry, pulling the rug […]

Camera Work: Bright Ideas

So many ideas for today's post, the mind boggles!

Manchin Rules Out Governor’s Bid

Joe Manchin (D-WV) said he will stay in the U.S. Senate rather than run for governor of West Virginia, the Charleston Daily Mail reports. Said Mancin: “This place may not be working now, but I’m not going to stop fighting [...]

“The direction of change is clear”: 4 reasons the green movement is picking up steam

Historians will remember 2015 as the year the world decisively moved away from its reliance on fossil fuels

There's a Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere (CBD)

I was having an interesting chat with my dad about the music of his youth. He sang this one to me, but suggested that it was a bit sappy and simple. I disagreed....pointing out that our country would do well...

Tucker Carlson Defends CEO Who Says God Doesn't Want Women Presidents: 'No One Can Call You Sexist'

A Texas CEO who has said that women should never be president defended her assertion on Sunday, telling Fox News that God created different roles for each gender. After a Facebook post criticizing Hillary Clinton presidential campaign...Show More Summary

When Ooops Won't Really Do

The FBI and the DOJ, working with the Innocence Project and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers is formally acknowledging that nearly all of the hair match evidence testimony its experts provided from the middle 1970s...Show More Summary

Graham Says He’s 91% Certain to Run

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) oddly told Fox News he is “91% sure” that he’ll jump into the 2016 presidential race. Said Graham: “If I can raise the money, I’ll do it.”

Extra Bonus Quote of the Day

“I don’t worry about separating myself. I’m just John Kasich. If it works, great. If not, I’ll play more golf.” — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R), quoted by the Toledo Blade, on running for president in a crowded GOP field.

Daredevil Reviewed: “I am the ill intent”

I have previously given my initial assessment of Daredevil a few episodes in and want to flesh that out more now that I have seen the whole show. One of the great criteria I've noticed with friends who have wives or girlfriends who watch this sort of show with them is how far must they go to suspend disbelief. Show More Summary

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