“What you have to keep reminding people is that these Dixiecrats who have just as big a tradition out of hating slaves and black folks—they just changed their party and became Republicans. They come for the same communities. They fight the same liberal ways of allowing people to vote. They have the same way. They have the same Confederate heroes on their wall. And it’s all changing Joe but it has not changed. It has not changed.”
“There is no adequate justification for such a discriminatory and injurious exercise of state power,” the Obama administration urges the Supreme Court. More than 200 congressional Democrats also weigh in to support marriage equality.
Discharges based on a soldier being transgender must now be approved by the assistant secretary of the Army.
Groups seek order forcing officials across the state “to issue marriage licenses without regard to the sexual orientation or gender of the applicants.”
“There is the question of whether or not if she has those emails on a personal email and they’re talking about secure subjects, whether that’s actually compromised.”
The New Jersey Democrat is expected to be indicted on corruption charges stemming from his relationship with a major donor and Florida ophthalmologist.
The likely presidential candidate and his aides say they’re swearing off “process stories” for the 2016 cycle. Can he skip the Playbook primary, but win the actual primaries?
“And I think it’s important to say that in that training, it’s stressed that there’s no assumption of confidentiality in any kind of personal email account and that you should obviously act accordingly.”
An aide said former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood used both personal and professional email on his Blackberry — with both going into the archives. People around him were briefed about not using personal email and the White House reminded staffers constantly on the same.
Trial court ruling striking down Nebraska’s marriage ban is on hold during the state’s appeal.
The mustachioed former U.N. ambassador wants to be the driver of foreign policy within the Republican Party.
When the Obama Administration launched My Brother’s Keeper a year ago, it pledged to help clear a pathway to success for the most vulnerable black and Latino boys in the nation. One year later, a progress report says it’s accomplishing what it set out to do.
The former secretary of state said late Wednesday that she’s asked the State Department to release her emails. But questions remain about how those emails were selected to be sent to State — and what might have been left out.
“I want the public to see my email,” the former secretary of state said in a tweet.
The progressive champion weighs running for president. “The situation is fairly dismal.”
All aboard the “RAPture Express.”
Former Rep. Henry Waxman, who railed against Karl Rove’s use of private email, says the office of the presidency is different than other government offices. Some Hill Democrats offer a cautious defense of Clinton.
A new “framework” issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms would effectively ban the sale and importation of so-called “green tip” AR-15 ammunition.
The majority of the justices expressed concern with the consequences of the argument that subsidies under Obamacare are not available under the federal exchange.
“Why would I ever want to do e-mail?”
At an Emily’s List gala, Hillary Clinton sticks to campaign themes: women, the family, wages. Meanwhile, questions continue about her State Department tenure.
“Alabama law allows for ‘marriage’ between only one man and one woman,” the Alabama Supreme Court states, reaching its own conclusion about the constitutionality of the state’s marriage ban.
With Hillary Clinton dominating the field, and a full Republican slate of debates scheduled, Democrats haven’t announced one yet. “We’re talking to everyone to try and get the buy-in on the front end, so that when the time comes we can pull the trigger and it’ll work.”
“The main thing that bothers me, and I think should preclude her from being considered for the presidency, is that she didn’t defend our mission in Benghazi.”
Groups representing the military, business, and academia, as well as the White House, will be weighing in at the court this week in support of same-sex couples’ marriage rights. [Update: On Thursday, the Supreme Court announced that the arguments will be held on April 28.]
Did you know that Pat Boone and Robert Kraft are really interested in Iran’s nuclear program? Me neither.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to a joint session of Congress Tuesday in defiance of the White House, as tensions between the U.S. and Israel escalate over a possible nuclear deal with Iran. President Obama later said the speech didn’t “offer any viable alternatives.”
“America’s rabbi” managed to cause quite a stir in a week with bigger things on the agenda.