In an apparent effort to make his political party live up to cartoonish parodies, retiring Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) recommends that nanny-state fan Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) replace him as Senate minority leader. Unthrilled GOP insiders...Show More Summary
Well, we finally got a glimpse of what it takes to get fired at the White House these days. If you dare to arrange flowers — presumably roses included — in a fashion that doesn’t suit the powers that be, you get escorted from the building and kicked to the curb. But if you use […]
If we weren't already sure that former disgraced House Speaker turned CNN contributor Newt Gingrich's middle name was Huge-Flaming-Hypocrite, The Daily Beast's Jackie Kucinich left no doubt on this Sunday's Inside Politics: KUCINICH:...Show More Summary
It would be a great understatement to remind everyone that Jarrett, the president's longtime trusted confidante, political ally, and family friend, is a divisive figure inside the beltway.
Businessweek looks at the “shadowy” business of political intelligence — “gathering inside information on executive, legislative, and regulatory developments and selling it to Wall Street investors, who pay large sums to keep abreast of what’s going on behind the headlines [...]
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In the closing hours of his political campaign, Benjamin Netanyahu announced his opposition to a Palestinian state and evoked Jewish fears of Palestinians outside and inside of the state of Israel. Netanyahu’s honesty caught the American Jewish leadership by surprise. Show More Summary
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CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Under Republican Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey has authorized more than $2 billion in economic development tax breaks since 2014, often to corporations with notable political connections. One grant went to a developer...Show More Summary
Monday marks the 1,000th day WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has spent in political asylum inside Ecuador’s embassy in London, fearing extradition to the United States over charges of sexual assault. On “Democracy Now!” his attorney Michael Ratner discusses whether Swedish prosecutors could be giving Assange a way out.
A survey of political influentials finds that one-third of Republicans believe that Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and his GOP colleagues — including several potential presidential candidates — crossed the line when they published an open letter to Iranian leaders warning [...]
Is Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) still grinning after the reception his open letter to Iran received? One-third of Republican insiders in Iowa and New Hampshire have problems with the open letter to Iran from Senate Republicans, according to Politico's ongoing anonymous survey. Show More Summary
“The political operative who helped mastermind the notorious lane closures at the George Washington Bridge – and is now cooperating with a federal investigation of the Bridgegate scandal – had more extensive contact with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s inner [...] The post Bridgegate Fall Guy Was a Christie Insider appeared first on Political Wire.
Republicans are fighting hard against the idea of public networks. On February 28th the Federal Communications Commission issued two decisions. One concerned net neutrality, the other municipal broadband. The first garnered by farShow More Summary
The most important, purely political decision of this generation may be Hillary Clinton’s choice for her running mate in 2016. The lack of other Democratic presidential prospects is striking: If Clinton were to foul out, the coach could look upon a bench of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley, Sen. Elizabeth Warren […]
In Part 3 of our interview with Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas), we turn to climate change, which is surely the most politically contentious topic under his jurisdiction as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee's subcommittee on commerce, justice and science.
Crikey Insider today looks at the impending first anniversary of the disappearance of MH370 in terms of a scandal that apparently dares not fall from the lips of our gutless political leaders if this morning set piece statements by PM Tony Abbott or his feeble Labor opponent Bill Shorten to parliament are true indications [...]
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Business Insider has hired three reporters. Details are below. Leslie Larson joins BI as a politics reporter. Larson most recently worked for The New York Daily News. Prior to that she worked for MailOnline. Matt Weinberger has been named an enterprise technology reporter. Show More Summary
One of the best practitioners of the political dark arts used to refer to the kind of story that appeared yesterday about Hillary Clinton using a personal e-mail account instead of an official one while at the State Department as a “Picasso.” By that, he meant a masterpiece of his craft: placing, without fingerprints, negative […]