The Vietnamese government restricted access to Facebook Inc inside Vietnam for several days this week as part of a broader crackdown on human rights and political dissidents during a visit by President Barack Obama, two activist organizations said on Thursday. Officials of Access Now, a digital...
Live updates from Donald Trump rally in Anaheim: Police outnumber protesters as fans arrive at convention center May 25, 2016, 11:03 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics and our coverage of Donald Trump's appearance in Anaheim less than two weeks before California's presidential primary. We'll be...
Nevada political reporter Jon Ralston has written a personal story about raising a 21-year-old daughter who become his son. "I don't think I even listened very well when Maddy told me a few years ago she was really a male inside, that she was transgender," Ralston writes. Show More Summary
Talk about bizarre! Courier Mail's national affairs editor and political commentator Dennis Atkins recently appeared on an episode of ABC's Insiders to address some memes that were tweeted by the Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union as some have targeted Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull – and the results were HIGHlarious! In a segment during the show, Atkins decided to [...]
One may have to go all the way back to the founding of the United States to find a time when the established economic and political order was as threatened politically as Wall Street financiers, party leaders and Washington insiders find themselves today. In the years following the Declaration of Independence, the former colonies operated as a […]
? Donald Trump's campaign team revealed that the presumptive nominee has a "short list" of possible picks to be his vice president. Here are the names that political insiders and media outlets have been floating around. Produced by Lamar Salter and Allan Smith. Follow BI Video On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
Listening to Radio Ulster’s Inside Politics, little Alliance seems to have the joint leaders on a hook. It appears that the main sticking point for David Ford was Foster and McGuinness’s refusal to accept reform of the blocking mechanism of the petition of concern. Ford has been campaign for reform for a long time, most more...
Stephen Colbert thinks this could be the most exciting Republican presidential convention ever. "Because terror is a kind of excitement, right?" the host joked on Thursday's "Late Show." Political pundits and insiders are already talking...Show More Summary
A fascinating, in-depth peek inside the political process, as seen through a man who tanked his career with dick pics.
Bernie Sanders supporters aren't big fans of the Democratic Party's superdelegates, the political insiders who get a personal say in the nomination of the party's presidential candidate. These governors, members of Congress and other officials aren't obligated to follow the popular vote, and their...
The Senate Democratic leader is wary of strong-arming Sanders -- a function of both their unique relationship and political reality.
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In the Inside Politics digest from the Irish Times this morning, Pat Leahy had this to say about cabinet responsibility: The reason there is a requirement for government to act collectively is that it defines the executive will of the state. Government isn’t a rolling seminar; its function is executive, not discursive. A cabinet must more...
New York Times: “Mr. Ryan’s refusal to endorse Mr. Trump was a reminder of a lost Washington art — not just the willingness to take on the political opposition, but a readiness to publicly challenge the leader of one’s own [...]
Sheriff David Clarke has a history of thrashing liberals with class. This is no different, and just as epic. From The Political Insider: America’s favorite Sheriff, Milwaukee County’s own David
You don’t have to like Trump to know that he just hit a home run with this. Come on, we’ve all been thinking it. From The Political Insider: Way back
Chris Christie has just become more to the Trump campaign than just a shock endorsement. From The Political Insider: It’s official! Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, a former rival
Up to this point, no one has had a rougher 2016 than the party’s ostensible chieftains, but suddenly, these dreaded insiders are the most sought-after people in politics.
Inside the pro-Israel campaign to crush Labour’s left-wing insurgency. Chris Mullins’ 1982 political thriller, A Very British Coup, introduced British readers to a Marxist former steelworker named Harry Perkins who sends his country’s political elite into a frenzy by winning a dramatic election for prime minister. Show More Summary
Amy Schumer is no stranger to skewering gender politics and social injustices in her Emmy-winning Comedy Central series, “Inside Amy Schumer.” True to form, the opening skit in the May 5 episode tackled the sorts of roles written for...Show More Summary