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.
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.
A year after NCLR President Janet Murguia called Obama the “deporter-in-chief,” she will rip into Republicans at the NCLR Capital Awards Tuesday, in prepared remarks viewed by BuzzFeed News. “Our complaint is not partisan, it is personal.”
The server that transmitted her email while she was Secretary of State was run out of her New York state home — an unusual step, the AP reported. The revelation comes after the Times reported that Clinton used a personal email account to conduct official business despite federal law requiring correspondence be retained by the government.
Last week, White House National Security Advisor Susan Rice called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s trip to the United State “destructive of the fabric of the relationship.” In his address to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Monday, Sen. Menendez earned a standing ovation from the crowd when he refuted Rice’s comments. Rice had previously addressed the crowd.
“It sends a poor message from a very good delegation of Americans that I’m embarrassed about and I would rather have them there to join me in solidifying our position on behalf of American-Israeli relations.”
“Sen. Paul strongly believes in America’s special relationship with the State of Israel. At no time, did Sen. Paul specifically introduce legislation targeting Israel. In fact, Sen. Paul’s most recent proposed budget includes $5 billion of foreign aid funding, which would cover aid to our allies,” a spokesman told BuzzFeed News.
“I am hopeful and confident that very capable public servants with a desire to serve in the Senate will step up as candidates for this important office. I will not be one of them,” the former Maryland governor said in a statement Tuesday.
The attorney general promotes Ben Mizer to Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division. A high-profile role for an out gay appointee.
The ruling goes into effect on March 9. Nebraska officials have filed notice that they will be appealing the decision. [Update: State officials have asked the 8th Circuit to issue a stay, which would stop marriages from starting on March 9.]
The five-term Maryland senator announced her intention to not seek re-election Monday at a press conference in Baltimore. She has served in the Senate longer than any woman in history.
And no questions meant to “divide on religious grounds.” The radio show host, who will be a part of CNN’s debate, says foreign policy should come first in an interview with radio host Aaron Klein.
A race for party chairman has turned into a fight over what some say are conflicts of interest. Democrats in the battleground state are still smarting after bad Latino outreach and a big loss in 2014.
But never forget his 1970s column arguing that dancing is immoral.
“What I worry about is that this president’s hesitancy in going all the way and defeating ISIS may be linked…to his overarching desire to get a deal with Iran.”
Conservative opposition likely derailed the education bill.