The rise of Bernie Sanders as a policy force among liberals has forced Hillary Clinton to lurch left this presidential primary season, from opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Keystone XL pipeline to calling for a repeal of the “Cadillac tax” on high-cost health care plans. Now she’
In the last day, Hillary Clinton announced her opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a deal that she will likely claim she only championed as part of her duties as secretary of state and that, in reality, she just as likely helped to create. She probably opposes it as strongly as...
Fox Sports 1 host Katie Nolan harshly criticized sports reporters over their friendly treatment of Dallas Cowboys player Greg Hardy, who returned from a suspension for assaulting and threatening to kill his then-girlfriend last year....Show More Summary
"Why me?" The fun hasn't stopped yet—not by a long shot. Just spitballing: What if, instead of a traditional Speaker, Republicans just had gangs riding up and down the House aisles on motorcycles? — Jonathan Chait (@jonathanchait) October 8, 2015 mccarthy in phone intv: asked if house is governable? "I dont know. Show More Summary
Mistakes were made In a development that regretful inventor of dynamite Alfred Nobel never would have dreamed of, the recipient of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize called the recipients of the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize to apologize for a deadly airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Oct. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy appealed to sharply divided fellow Republicans Thursday to back him for speaker at a time of turmoil and change. [...] McCarthy has failed to win over a small but crucial bloc in...Show More Summary
Fox's Sean Hannity accused President Obama of displaying misplaced priorities on gun violence, criticizing the president for planning to visit Oregon after the Umpqua Community College shooting and falsely claiming that he had never explicitly addressed the ongoing gun violence in his hometown of Chicago. Show More Summary
Rupert Murdoch, the owner of Fox News—and a whole host of other right-wing propaganda sites—is really sorry for sending out this obnoxious, racist tweet about President Obama on Wednesday night: Ben and Candy Carson terrific. What about...Show More Summary
Reactions to Rupert Murdoch's tweet about Ben Carson being a "real black President" came swift and hard afterward. Jones called the tweet “juvenile crap” and didn’t like the “completely outrageous and disgusting” insinuation about President...Show More Summary
Rachel Maddow shows that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, who is expected to be chosen by his fellow Republicans as speaker of the House tomorrow, shows...
It's secret ballot day in the Republican House conference, the day they secretly vote for their choice of Speaker, who they may or may not actually vote for at the end of the month in the not secret ballot floor vote. While Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)—current majority leader—is the leading candidate, he's got competition. Show More Summary
Midianites, Amalekites, whatever. Just remember to save the virgins for yourself! Oh, gosh, we almost forgot it’s “Bring Your Bible to School” Day! Thursday marks the second annual event, apparently. The thing is being promoted by Focus...Show More Summary
Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva is set to endorse Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders later this week, becoming the first member of Congress to do so. Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton has the backing...Show More Summary
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Rupert Murdoch, executive co-chairman of Fox News' parent company, praised Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson and his wife Candy as "terrific" and called for "a real black president" in response to a New York magazine column...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton has announced that she is "not in favor" of the Trans-Pacific Partnership based on what she has learned about it. With that stance, she has become the third Democratic presidential candidate—after Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Gov. Show More Summary
You can be my Secretary of Imaginary Heroism Donald Trump can be magnanimous when he wants to be, such as this tweeted defense of Ben Carson and his notion that if he were in a mass shooting, he would not let the shooter shoot him. Ben...Show More Summary
The Democratic presidential candidate says in an interview with PBS there are too many "unanswered questions" about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The free trade deal backed by the administration has been opposed by liberal Democrats and labor unions.
Fox & Friends mounted a full-throated defense of Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson after his comments on the Umpqua Community College shooting in Oregon garnered national media attention. During an October 6 appearance onShow More Summary
October rolling around means the start of another Supreme Court term. It's unlikely that this term will bring the kind of international attention as last term – when in its closing days the Court legalized same-sex marriage – but that doesn't mean the Court won't be dealing with important issues that touch on some...