“I think there is a fair question when you used the bulk of your time on a private email server to have some neutral observer … some individual judge that everyone trusts or something … make a determination [as] to what is and what is not appropriately subject to public scrutiny.”
“I’ve been, you know, criticized for this decision. Do you think it bothers me? It doesn’t. And we’ve helped a lot of people. And my folks have probably saved some lives in the process. And so I think it was the right decision.”
“I want more time spent — in fact, I told them last night, I would take the billions we’re spending collecting all Americans records and I would hire 1,000 new FBI agents to specifically go after the jihadists.”
Jeb Bush’s correspondence with the Department of Education shows the Florida Republican offered to help Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the re-authorization of the controversial education law.
Veteran Democratic strategist Mo Elleithee is leaving the DNC after two years.
The former Hewlett-Packard CEO is a vocal opponent of “giant bureaucratic” education programs, but in 1989, she said the federal government should have a role in creating and disbursing education standards.
“Now I don’t know how many of you know people who struggle with these illnesses, but if you’ve got a problem with schizophrenia you find yourself in a prison? It’s a disgrace in this country.”
“They had a picture of me and quote in their magazine under the words, ‘in the words of our enemies.’”
“There is something inherently wrong about forcing little children to be a part of this social experiment.”
Sen. Bob Menendez sent companies a questionnaire on their diversity statistics and BuzzFeed News has the first look at the results. They’re not good.
“I think if the Israelis were under attack right now, I’m not sure what this president would do,” said Huckabee when asked about Israel taking military action against Iran.
Opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts avoids First Amendment questions.
Everything isn’t awesome.
The senator from South Carolina made it official Monday.
The company’s “Look Policy” led the clothing retailer not to hire a woman who wore a headscarf.
“Put things back in a stable order and then at the point, how things might be divided up, certainly it warrants discussion, but I don’t think you can do that until you get stability there.”
Two years ago, Rex Elsass fired Nick Everhart amid ugly infighting and internal tumult at a leading GOP consulting firm. Now, Everhart tells BuzzFeed News his former mentor is consumed with putting him behind bars.
“There is no room for John F. Kennedys in the modern Democratic Party.”
“We shouldn’t be disarming unilaterally as our enemies grow more sophisticated and aggressive,” Rand Paul’s patron, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says.
Some progressives have signed on to Rand Paul’s nuclear assault on the Patriot act. Martin O’Malley is not one of them.
The former Maryland governor announces his challenge to Hillary Clinton under the banner of “New Leadership.” “The problem with playing the age card is very quickly it turns into playing the gender card.”
“…obviously when we stand on the stage in the first debate people will see a very well-prepared individual.”
In 1983, Hastert co-chaired a report on how to prevent child abuse. “We began to realize that the current focus of efforts directed toward the problem of child abuse and neglect must change drastically at some point,” reads a letter he signed.
Gabriela Domenzain is joining Martin O’Malley’s soon to be announced campaign as director of public engagement, sources tell BuzzFeed News. The Clinton campaign also considered hiring her.
The former governor of Maryland announced Saturday that he’s seeking the Democratic presidential nomination.
Cruz is warmly received by Sheldon — including a standing ovation.
Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was accused of lying to the FBI and evading reporting requirements on cash payments he reportedly made to a man he sexually abused while he was a high school wrestling coach.
The Justice Department charged the Illinois Republican Thursday for evading reporting requirements and lying to the FBI as part of a scheme to pay off the victim of “prior bad acts.”
“A man goes home and masturbates his typical fantasy. A woman on her knees, a woman tied up, a woman abused.” The essay, on men and women, was published before his political career and appeared in a Mother Jones profile this week.