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Don't Close Dadaab: World's Largest Refugee Camp Under Threat

(Photo credit: Jonathan Ernst for LWR) By John Rivera At Lutheran World Relief, we are extremely concerned about the news we received this week that the Kenyan government will close the Dadaab refugee camp, located on the border of Kenya...Show More Summary

'The Left’s Priority Is Identity Politics, Not Labor'

Jonathan Ernst / Reuters Reader Gary wants to see The Atlantic “expand its political coverage to include the election platform of The Green Party.” I asked him to make the case for that third party and here’s his considered reply: From the media coverage I’ve seen, it’s quite clear that the Democrat and Republican approaches are unsatisfactory. Show More Summary

How to Understand Alibaba, ‘The House That Jack Ma Built’

2 months agoNews : James Fallows

Barack Obama and Jack Ma last November at the APEC meeting in Manila (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters) During the years my wife and I lived in China, we became friends with Duncan Clark, an investor, consultant, and writer based in Beijing....Show More Summary

Has the Benghazi Committee Reached a Turning Point? Cont'd

Jonathan Ernst / Reuters Remember Bradley Podliska? Probably not. He’s the Air Force Reserve member, lifelong Republican, and former intelligence analyst who filed a lawsuit in October alleging that he'd been fired from the House committee investigating the Benghazi attacks after objecting to what he characterized as a political turn in the work. Show More Summary

Gunman Kills Maryland Police Officer In Station Ambush

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

By Jonathan Ernst LANDOVER, Md. (Reuters) - A gunman opened fire on a police station in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C., on Sunday, killing one officer in what authorities called an unprovoked attack before the assailant and...Show More Summary

The Heretical Donald Trump

Jonathan Ernst / Reuters It was a remarkable night in Greenville, South Carolina—where open warfare broke out among the Republicans who gathered at the Peace Center. The debate took place in the shadow of Justice Antonin Scalia, who died earlier on Saturday, and opened with a moment of silence. Show More Summary

A Person Subject to Government Secrecy Rules Complains About Hillary Clinton's Approach to Them

Reps. Trey Gowdy and Elijah Cummings of the Benghazi investigative committee, after Hillary Clinton’s 11-hour appearance before them last fall. (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters) My view on the Hillary Clinton email “scandal,” as expressed over the months and also yesterday, is that this is another Whitewater. Show More Summary

Sorry President Obama, Congress Won't Help You This Year on Foreign Policy

Jonathan Ernst / Reuters To Democrats, President Barack Obama's final State of the Union address in front of a national audience was quintessential Obama: full of vigor, a yearning hope for the future, and a self-confidence that theShow More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Obama ramps up bid to explain how U.S. will fight extremists

President Barack Obama will make a statement from the Pentagon, scheduled for 12:25 p.m. EST today. PBS NewsHour will live stream that in the player above. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters WASHINGTON — Working to ease public jitters ahead of the … Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Obama ramps up bid to explain how U.S. will fight extremists appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trade debate masks America’s competitive disadvantage

The debate over the Trans-Pacific Partnership is failing to address the real issue: the ability of the United States to compete in the world economy, especially in Asia. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/REUTERS Editor’s Note: The Trans-Pacific...Show More Summary

Why trade deals hurt Americans

John Komlos reflects upon our current trade deficit and opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Photo by REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. Now that the U.S. is negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a massive trade deal with...Show More Summary

Sen. Joni Ernst: U.S. troops ‘are ready to go back’ to Iraq

12 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) said over the weekend that U.S. troops were “ready to go back” to Iraq to fight ISIS. In an interview with ABC’s Jonathan Karl that aired on Sunday, Ernst pointed out that she had not yet made a call for ground troops to be redeployed to Iraq. “I am...

Obama starts 2015 on an upswing, but can it last?

U.S. President Barack Obama greets reporters as he arrives via Marine One helicopter to the South Lawn of the White House in Washington Jan. 4, 2015. Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s approval rating is creeping upward. Show More Summary

By the numbers: Veterans in Congress

U.S. Senator-elect Joni Ernst is a Lt. Col. in the Iowa Army National Guard. Photo by Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post via Getty Images The 114th Congress will be made up of 70 current members and 11 incoming members of the U.S. House of Representatives who have served or are serving in the U.S. Show More Summary

Over at Equitable Growth: The Persistence of American Conservative Opposition to ObamaCare: Friday Focus for October 17, 2014

[Over at Equitable Growth][1]: Jonathan Chait has an interesting piece on the thought on healthcare policy of the likely future senator from Iowa, Joni Ernst: Jonathan Chait: [Joni Ernst Talks About Why She Hates Obamacare][refRepublican Admits Why Republicans Hate Obamacare -- NYMag]: "Conservative... Show More Summary

White House leaks name of Kabul CIA chief, yet no one goes to prison

2 years agoHumor : Boing Boing

Soldiers take photos as U.S. President Barack Obama (C) shakes hands with troops after delivering remarks at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst) The identity of the top CIA officer in Afghanistan was exposed...Show More Summary

Politics and Hollywood collide at 'nerd prom'

Actress Sofia Vergara poses as she arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY...

Audit Notes: Weil embarrasses DOJ, Business Insider, revolving door

Bloomberg's Jonathan Weil makes an amazing catch on the latest Ernst & Young wrist slap from the Justice Department, this time over illegal tax shelters the accounting firm helped 200 clients abuse to cheat the government out of billions of dollars. Weil finds the Obama administration, incredibly, kissing their back ends, so to speak: Yet there was one area...

Photos: Inaugural parade highlights

Military marching bands perform in the inaugural parade in Washington, January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

Americans honor heroes on Veterans Day

4 years agoNews : The Newsroom

U.S. military members attend the Veterans Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, November 11, 2012. U.S. President Barack Obama delivered remarks. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY)

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