The Iowa Republican and immigration hardliner holds a six hour “press conference” to protest the Senate’s immigration bill. “I didn’t know when we started out this morning if I might be standing here alone till five o’clock tonight,” he said.
Rep. Pompeo asks what the alternative to force-feeding hunger strikers is.
The untold faces of our country.
The reporter died Tuesday morning at 33. His friend and bureau chief remembers an era that shaped him.
“Out of step with international norms, medical ethics and practices of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.”
Catholics, conservatives say the president pulled a big gaffe in Belfast. Update: American progressive Catholic group defends Obama.
Small government conservatives and social welfare liberals abandon their hardline positions when homestate interests are on the line.
“Exodus International, the oldest and largest Christian ministry dealing with faith and homosexuality, issued an apology to the gay community for years of undue suffering and judgment at the hands of the organization and the Church as a whole,” the group stated on its website Wednesday. Update: The group has announced it is closing down.
“A couple points of clarification.”
Meanwhile, the Wikileaks founder’s asylum at the Ecuadorian Embassy is stretching into a second year. “I’m worried about the state of journalism.” (Updated below)
Later Mr. Rock argued Dana Perino is “giving white people a bad name.”
“The government may love this,” says the AP CEO. “I suspect that they do.”
Sean Hannity was interviewed by Playboy for their July/August interview (it comes to newsstands this Friday). Here are five of the best quotes.
FBI Director Robert Mueller testifying on Capital Hill Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee responded to a question about Americans gaining trust from redacted versions of FISA court opinions by saying “you’re right the American people are frustrated.” Mueller added that the ODNI was looking at the possibility of releasing redacted copies.
Rep. Mark Pocan aims to “close the book” on the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” with new legislation to codify the way those discharged under the military’s ban on out gay service members are treated by the military.
At the Brandenburg Gate, Obama calls for changes in America’s nuclear posture and for action on climate change.
“I recognize that it is an area that, as a Republican, I will be criticized for,” Murkowski says.
One of the great reporters of his generation died Tuesday at 33. The stories he wrote, and the ones he didn’t live to write.
The Congressional Budget Office released a report saying the immigration reform bill could reduce the federal deficit by $200 billion over the next decade, but the Heritage Foundation has challenged that estimate, citing its own embattled report.
An internal handout focuses on young Americans — and on people who “distrust government.”
From Truman to Obama, so much bro.
They include plots on the New York Stock Exchange and the New York City subway system.
Is the Iranian presidency suddenly important, or less important than ever?
An old Clinton foe is the first member of Congress to support the early Hillary effort. “We can all agree today that there is nobody better equipped to be our next President than Hillary Clinton,” says Claire McCaskill.
Months after Obama’s gun control push went down in flames, opponents and supporters of the effort agree that it reframed the conversation. Vice President Joe Biden will give a speech Tuesday celebrating the White House’s efforts.