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Transcript: Netanyahu Speech to Congress

32 minutes agoPolitics / US Politics : Swampland

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress Tuesday about the emerging nuclear deal with Iran. Here is the full transcript: NETANYAHU: Thank you.(APPLAUSE) Thank you… (APPLAUSE) … Speaker of the House John Boehner, President Pro Tem Senator Orrin Hatch, Senator Minority — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and House Majority…

Watch Live: Democrats Respond to Israeli Prime Minister Benajamin Netanyahu’s Speech

33 minutes agoPolitics / US Politics : Swampland

Democrats are holding a news conference to respond to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on his opposition to an Iran nuclear deal. Watch it live above.

Netanyahu Suggests Kerry 'Charmed' By Iranian Foreign Minister: Will MSM Notice?

In today's speech, Benjamin Netanyahu took a not-so-subtle shot at John Kerry: will the MSM notice? The Israeli PM otherwise went out of his way to be bi-partisan, finding ways to praise President Obama and even Harry Reid. But Kerry...Show More Summary

Here’s the Sculpture of Moses That Netanyahu Referenced

34 minutes agoPolitics / US Politics : Swampland

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dropped a lot of names during his speech to Congress: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, Secretary of State John Kerry, Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, even poet Robert Frost. But for the close he went for an obvious pick: Moses. “Facing me right up there in the gallery, overlooking…

CNN's Amanpour: Netanyahu Gave A 'Very Dark, Strangelovian Speech'

Moments after Benjamin Netanyahu finished his speech to Congress on Tuesday, liberal CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour asserted that Israeli prime minister was hyping the threat of a nuclear Iran, and likened him to a famous movie...Show More Summary

Netanyahu Tells Congress Iran Deal ‘Paves Path To A Bomb’

34 minutes agoPolitics / US Politics : Swampland

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted the emerging nuclear agreement with Iran Tuesday in an address to a joint meeting of Congress, saying the deal to prevent the regime from obtaining nuclear weapons would have the opposite result. Addressing a spirited Congress in the House chamber, Netanyahu warned the P5+1 nuclear deal “could well threaten…

Chris Matthews Sneers at Speech: 'Hawk' Netanyahu 'Pushed' Us Into Iraq

Seconds after Benjamin Netanyahu ended his speech on Tuesday to Congress, the journalists at MSNBC began attacking it. Chris Matthews appeared and sneered that the Israeli prime minister "never mentioned the real world" in his address. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton’s E-Mail Trouble Started in 1997

35 minutes agoPolitics / US Politics : Swampland

The former Secretary of State is in hot water over her e-mail usage while in that office. While First Lady, she resolved to overcome a fear of computers

New York Times Repeats Scurrilous Greenpeace Attack on Willie Soon Without Checking the Facts

New York’s Times republished a Greenpeace press release on the front page of its Sunday, 22nd February edition that attacks Willie Soon of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics for obtaining $1.2 million in funding for hisShow More Summary

'Sharknado 3' to Star Ann Coulter as Vice President

Washington, D.C. is about to be swimming with sharks – and Ann Coulter will be tasked with saving it. For the upcoming “Sharknado 3,” “Shark Tank” star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will play the president with conservative political commentator Ann Coulter as his VP. Show More Summary

Gita Bajaj

43 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Blue Jersey

promoted by Rosi I was very saddened today to learn of the death of Gita Bajaj, who was the press liaison for Assemblyman John McKeon and former Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula. Gita always wore a smile and worked with me to provide stories for Blue Jersey readers. Her boundless energy and enthusiasm are how I remember her. She will be missed.

Oooohhh Boy

Earlier this morning we published this story about how AIPAC had invited Steve Emerson to this year's conference even after he'd gotten in all the trouble a few weeks ago for his bogus claims about Birmingham, England ("totally Muslim")...Show More Summary

The Clintons Revert to Form

a scandal happens to a non-candidate with no opponents does it impact her status as front-runner for her party's nomination? This is the question facing Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party right now. The most likely answer, at least in the short run, is no. Show More Summary

Keeping Social Security Solvent

Social Security has long been a political hot potato. But it's long overdue for the representatives in this country to start taking accountability and stop worrying about political expediency. Social Security has been a crucial support...Show More Summary

Why Does Iran Want Nuclear Weapons? An Alarming Possibility

A heavy cloak of surrealism encapsulates the negotiations the Obama administration is conducting with Iran over the latter's nuclear enrichment program. Though the premise of the diplomatic negotiations being spearheaded by U.S. Secretary...Show More Summary

In California's 'Hip Hop City,' Mayor Looks 'Beyond Brooklyn'

When Time Magazine profiled Compton, California Mayor Aja Brown in July of 2014, parallels were drawn between the recent economic renaissance of Brooklyn and the potential for Compton -- yes, the one you know from hip hop music fameShow More Summary

Is A Bolder President Obama Emerging Like a Phoenix From the Ashes of the Midterms, Instead of a Lame Duck?

Like the swallows returning noisily to Capistrano each spring, Congress has returned to DC following another midterm election, this time with the Republicans firmly in charge and already imposing their will on the legislative agenda, as will be the case for the next two years at least. Show More Summary

Black Workers Allege They Weren’t Rehired Because TGI Friday’s Managers Didn’t Want ‘Ghetto Store’

None of the black plaintiffs say they were rehired at a new location, but white and Hispanic workers with less experience were. The post Black Workers Allege They Weren’t Rehired Because TGI Friday’s Managers Didn’t Want ‘Ghetto Store’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

State Considers Turning Buses Into Mobile Showers For The Homeless

A bill in New Mexico could soon provide a mobile shower and restrooms for homeless individuals in Albuquerque. The post State Considers Turning Buses Into Mobile Showers For The Homeless appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Big Pharma Is Keeping A Life-Saving Overdose Treatment Out Of Reach

Price surges for naloxone could deter efforts to curb heroin overdoses. The post Big Pharma Is Keeping A Life-Saving Overdose Treatment Out Of Reach appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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