[guest post by Dana] Slyly killing two dynasties with one stone, Rand Paul released a “fake” phone call between Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton, humorously mocking the political dynasties of both families: BUSH: “Hey, Hill. It’s Jeb.” CLINTON: “Hey, Jeb. To what do I owe this pleasure?” BUSH: “Well, it’s true — I’m thinking about […]
Conservatives in Washington are increasingly confident that the Supreme Court will rule this summer that the White House has gone beyond its legal authority in implementing the Affordable Care Act. Any such decision would enrage liberals. They would accuse the Republican-appointed justices of...
Code Pink barged into the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Thursday with former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger, Madeleine Albright, and George Shultz. The far left protesters tried a citizens’ arrest on 91 year-old Henry Kissinger. Senator John McCain lectured … Continue reading ?
At first blush, it might seem that the White House has become unhinged over a now-rescheduled appearance by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before a joint session of Congress. After days of whining that Netanyahu’s appearance was not cleared with the White House, U.S. officials have taken to the press to anonymously screech and moan, […]
Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore praised a 1986 Supreme Court decision upholding anti-sodomy laws during a radio interview with a prominent anti-gay hate group. On January 27, Moore wrote a letter to Gov. Roy Bentley recommending that he ignore a U.S. Show More Summary
After a well-received speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker announced formation of a fundraising committee -- a typical sign that a candidate is serious about running for president.
PEJMAN YOUSEFZADEH says goodbye to Andrew Sullivan. Actually, I suspect Sullivan will be back. In my observation, it’s easier to quit blogging than it is to stay quit.
Does GOP take Palin and Trump seriously? DES MOINES, Iowa — They are the sideshows of the Republican presidential campaign. While Republicans such as Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul craft broad visions for governing and do the work that could set up a real presidential campaign, Sarah Palin and Donald Trump appear to [...]Show More Summary
On Wednesday White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz argued that the Taliban is not a terrorist group, but instead an “armed insurgency.” On Thursday White House Spokesman Josh Earnest doubled-down on the idiocy. Earnest told reporters: “They have a … Continue reading ?
David Kochel, a former adviser to 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney and a longtime Republican strategist, is joining Jeb Bush’s political action committee, throwing his hat in with the former Florida governor rather than his old boss as the 2016 race begins to kick off.
A new Fox News poll shows Mitt Romney leads the GOP presidential field with 21%, followed by Sen. Rand Paul and Mike Huckabee at 11%, Jeb Bush at 10%, Ben Carson at 9%, Gov. Scott Walker at 8% and Sen. [...] The post Romney Leads the 2016 GOP Pack appeared first on Political Wire.
Fox News contributor Karl Rove is warning Republicans that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton might be "happy" to get criticized over Benghazi, comparing it to how President Obama supposedly "loved" birther attacks. Rove's declaration comes after years of trying to use the 2012 attacks to bludgeon a potential Clinton presidential bid. Rep. Show More Summary
The US Air Force recently announced a Boeing 747-8 would soon replace the current Air Force One — but from FDR to Obama, U.S. presidents have long flown in style
David Kochel, an Iowa-based Republican strategist who worked on both of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaigns, is joining Jeb Bush’s political action committee as a senior strategist and is in line to serve as Mr. Bush’s national campaign manager.
Kalwis Lo remembers the day that the Affordable Care Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama. While the other students that he had worked with to support the Affordable Care Act went out to celebrate, he stayed in feeling exhausted. Said...Show More Summary
Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz might end up running against each other for the Republican presidential nomination, but they can agree on one thing: their distrust of the Federal Reserve.
From the January 29 hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee: Previously: The Loretta Lynch Hearing: A Showcase Of Right-Wing Media Regulars Daily Signal Contributor Sharyl Attkisson To Testify At Attorney General Nominee Lynch's Hearing Congresswoman Outlines Fox's Role In Helping GOP Push Benghazi Smear Against Hillary Clinton
Speaker John Boehner's invitation to Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress from the very same lectern that President Obama spoke from just last week during the State of the Union may be coming back to haunt Boehner. Before the invite—which...Show More Summary
I think. This seems like good news from PacBio (boldface mine): With regard to sequencing runs, as was the case in the previous three years, we expect to deliver another ~4-fold increase in throughput, reaching >4 Gb of data per … Continue reading ?
During today's confirmation hearings for Loretta Lynch, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse used his time to review the parade of witnesses called by Republicans to put Eric Holder on trial instead of evaluating Loretta Lynch. Whitehouse called...Show More Summary