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An HRC Unforced Error

The scandal du jour is that, it has been revealed, as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton conducted official government business using a personal email account and not the government one, and on top of that did not archive her emails in the Department of State archive as required. It’s entirely possible — and I would […]

Media's Double Standard On Transparency For Hillary Clinton

Media outlets are holding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to a higher standard by scandalizing her use of personal email while at the State Department, claiming the practice raises questions about her "transparency." In reality,...Show More Summary

Limbaugh: "Benjamin Netanyahu Today Was Everything Barack Obama Is Not."

From the March 3 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Related: In Speech To Congress, Netanyahu Blasts 'A Very Bad Deal' With Iran Previously: Delusional Limbaugh: Obama Was "Bashing Israel" In UN Speech Praised...Show More Summary

The New York Times ' Deceptive Suggestion That Hillary Clinton May Have Violated Federal Records Law

The New York Times accused Hillary Clinton of potentially violating federal law pertaining to the preservation of e-mail records while acting as Secretary of State, but requirements to maintain such records did not exist during her tenure. Show More Summary

Your King v. Burwell Cheat Sheet

Everything you should know about King v. Burwell, with oral arguments before the Supreme Court set for tomorrow.

Me Too

Pelosi says she's "saddened" by Netanyahu's "condescension" toward the United States.

The Speech

I've written at great length about this speech, in anticipation of it, and about the Israeli election, to which it is inextricably connected. If you step back, it is amazing that this even happened. A foreign head of state gave a speech to the US Congress explicitly criticizing and trying to block the diplomacy of a sitting U.S. Show More Summary

The Big Omission In Netanyahu’s Address To Congress

The Prime Minister of the Jewish state hinted that his country could take military action "alone" against Iran in protest of any agreement. The post The Big Omission In Netanyahu’s Address To Congress appeared first on ThinkProgress...

Real-Life Frank Underwoods: Netflix, ‘House Of Cards’ And Third Way

Frank Underwood is known for deceiving people into acting against their own best interests. (We’ll miss you, President Walker.) Now we learn that this trait may extend to the series that features him. The greatest betrayals on “House...Show More Summary

Boehner Caves, Will Bring Clean DHS Bill Up For Vote

House Speaker John Boehner has learned (yet again) what happens when you play zero-sum politics. Sometimes you end up with nothing, and that's what will happen later today, it appears. Slate: House Speaker John Boehner told his GOP caucus...Show More Summary

Netanyahu's Speech: All Show And No Go

Today's display by Bibi Netanyahu before a joint session of Congress was predictably extreme with predictable adulation by his Republican worshippers, but it's not that much different or any less wrong than the speech he delivered in...Show More Summary

On Homeland Security funding, it's Obama 1, Boehner 0

House Republicans keep trying to test President Obama. They keep losing -- and today offers a powerful example.

Republicans Will Save Hero Polluters From EPA’s Mad Scientists

11 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

You’ve got to at least respect the cunning of the oil industry buddies in Congress who are pushing a pair of bills aimed at restricting the EPA: They’ve given their bills names that Frank Luntz would just love — the “Secret Science Reform...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Did An Email Thing That May Or May Not Be Wrong, And The NYT Is ON IT

11 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

The New York Times reported an explosive breaking exclusive ZOMG! Clinton scandal on Monday night, so turn on the Drudge Siren and grab your splooge sock because CLINTON SCANDAL!!!! Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personalShow More Summary

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email at State

Hillary Clinton did not have a government email address during her four-year tenure at the State Department, the New York Times reports. Her aides took no actions to have her personal emails preserved on department servers at the time, as required by the Federal Records Act. Show More Summary

Republicans Welcomed Netanyanu With ‘Thunderous Applause’

He is better liked by Republicans than their own president. It almost seemed like Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu was about to give the State of the Union Address when entered the House of Representatives today to give a speech. But with more cheers. Now read this:Tea Party Radio Host: Black Democrats Who Avoid Netanyahu [...]

Netanyanu: ‘A Very Bad Deal’

This is what we know he’d say, what we know he thinks. He didn’t have to go to Congress to say it. “This is a bad deal — a very bad deal. We’re better off without it,” Netanyahu says. There you have it — the money quote. The Israeli leader says “the alternative to this [...]

Leader of only nuclear-armed nation in Middle East says bad nuclear deal with Iran will lead to war

12 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledges the 25th standing ovation he received during his speech to a joint meeting of Congress Tuesday. In a 40-minute speech punctuated by 25 standing ovations and 41 applause breaks, Israeli...Show More Summary

The Daily Kos Great Mentioner analyzes the unpredictable contest to succeed Barbara Mikulski

12 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Retiring Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski Potential candidates are constantly getting "mentioned" for higher office, but who's doing all that work? Why, the Great Mentioner of course. In this new ongoing series, Daily Kos channels the...Show More Summary

The House rule that will likely save Homeland Security from a shutdown

12 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Here, John, let me show you how to work this thing. When the House votes later today on a "clean" bill to fund Homeland Security through September 30, it will likely be under Rule XXII (or 22), which will basically allow the House to...Show More Summary

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