Over a thousand people are dead after a massive earthquake struck Nepal — and that earthquake also triggered an avalanche at the base camp of Mount Everest. This terrifying video
Over the weekend Peter Schweizer, author of the new book Clinton Cash, sat down for a series of interviews about allegations Hillary Clinton...
George W. Bush just sharply criticized Obama for the first time: http://t.co/lT45Pl5ATO pic.twitter.com/iZT2lXP8db — Business Insider (@businessinsider) April 27, 2015
Over the weekend President Obama had arguably his best stuff yet on display at the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner, ripping into Republicans, Democrats, and the Village alike. The annual scolding and pearl-clutching from the right is almost as hysterical, albeit for different reasons. Show More Summary
The former secretary of state wants to turn the House inquiry into a sympathetic spectacle, while the committee chair maneuvers to keep its profile low.
Bill Clinton gave 11 speeches during his wife’s tenure as secretary of state, each connected to companies that had business pending before the State Department, according to the author of a new book on the Clinton Foundation, who notes...Show More Summary
Tomorrow the Supreme Court will hear oral argument on the constitutionality of bans on same-sex marriage. Oral argument in the Supreme Court can be opaque, especially for those who aren't well versed in the legal issues at stake or the precedents likely to be considered. Show More Summary
Another brilliant rant from John Oliver about corporations using overseas sweatshops, via Raw Story: HBO’s Last Week Tonight, host John Oliver presented a devastating indictment of fashion industry CEO’s who make millions of dollarsShow More Summary
There will be two people fighting for their lives in court this week: James Holmes, the Aurora Shooting suspect who has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose defense team will start their case for life. Both begin... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
WOW! Democratic leadership at its finest. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told reporters today that city officials gave the violent Freddie Gray protesters “space” to destroy property. A Freddie Gray protester hurls a guard rail through a store window last night … Continue reading ?
From Bloomberg's Josh Rogin, after reading a transcript of George W. Bush's remarks on the Middle East to a closed-door meeting with Jewish donors this weekend: For George W. Bush, the remarks in Vegas showed he has little respect for how the current president is running the world. Show More Summary
The question of how the Court's opinion is drafted is almost as important as what result it ultimately reaches. The post Four Things To Watch Out For At Tomorrow’s Marriage Equality Hearing In The Supreme Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Run afoul of a small minority of the nation’s residents? You won’t like the results (NY Times) Ian Reisner, one of the two gay hoteliers facing boycott calls for hosting
The Clinton Foundation admits making mistakes as the foreign donation controversy, prompted by the book “Clinton Cash,” engulfs Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. The foundation said, “Yes, we made mistakes, as many organizations of our size do, but we are acting quickly to remedy them, and have taken steps to ensure they don’t happen in the [...]Show More Summary
New York Times: “Rick Santorum said he would never attend a same-sex wedding. Marco Rubio said he might attend one. Scott Walker actually went to a same-sex wedding reception, not to be confused with an actual same-sex wedding ceremony. Ted [...]
Sen. Marco Rubio and other foes of a nuclear deal with Iran “are readying several poison-pill amendments — some of which could have broad appeal — aimed at unraveling the bipartisan compromise endorsed by President Obama,” Politico reports. “The compromise [...]
NEWS FROM THE WISCONSIN STASI: Milwaukee DA John Chisholm Lets The Mask Slip. Again. For guys who ordered pre-dawn raids using battering rams, the John Doe prosecutors turn out to be kind of touchy… so thin-skinned that they actually let the mask slip. Milwaukee DA John Chisholm was apparently so unhinged by recent criticism that […]
On Fox News Sunday: I did not have access to internal memos, but... you see this pattern of benefit.... The analogy I would use [is] like insider trading. I wrote a book a couple years ago on members of Congress who were potentiallyShow More Summary
(Scott Johnson) On ABC’s This Week today, George Stephanopolous grilled Peter Schweizer on the stories generated by his forthcoming book, Clinton Cash (transcript here, video below). Toward the end of the interview, Stephanopoulous suggested that Schweizer’s work in the Bush administration somehow discredits his research. Show More Summary