“They’re all fine people, but if they’re missing votes then they ought to change that, I mean c’mon, this is — the pay people get in public life is good.”
Among the tens of thousands of Clinton administration documents made public for the first time this spring were LITERALLY BOXES of letters sent to the four-legged inhabitants of the White House in the ’90s. Here are some of the best.
“This is a strong guy knows what he wants, and this is what we need.”
“I think it is likely the next president will be advised in January ’17, you have two and only two choices: either you acquiesce to Iran acquiring a nuclear weapon or direct military action must be used to take it out.”
“Does being captured make you a hero? I don’t know. I’m not sure,” Donald Trump told Dan Rather in 2000.
The former Democratic senator from Maine said that he believed the agreement would prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon.
“You know in the old days you’d execute Bergdahl.”
“I hope none of you have sympathy for him because we need to hang him on the courthouse square as soon as we get our hands on him,” said former Sen. Saxby Chambliss.
From speeches in Iowa to chaos in Phoenix, this wild weekend was the true start to the Democratic primary. And while Hillary Clinton held steady, her challengers dealt with intense protests from racial justice activists differently: O’Malley talked and talked all afternoon at Netroots, while Bernie Sanders canceled his meetings.
At war with the ride-hailing juggernaut, New York’s mayor wants to talk about ideology, not taxis.
Trump did not serve in Vietnam. He received four student draft deferments and one medical deferment. Trump on Sunday refused to apologize for the comments.
The raucous rally of more than 500 people on Friday made its way from the Phoenix convention center to the Maricopa County sheriff’s jail chanting for Arpaio to resign.
Paul brushes off a lackluster fundraising quarter.
“They didn’t say boo about Reagan doing it! And yet that was even a bigger gamble — but it was the right gamble to make.”
“This is a president that will sacrifice anything, anything near and dear to us, anything that a million four people in uniform, men and women, that have given up their lives to preserve.”
“…it should be an excuse to look at our own selves, and find out why there are a lot of people who would like to kill us right now.”
Paul’s chief strategist calls Christie’s comments linking Paul’s position on government surveillance to the Chattanooga shooting “disgusting,” “shameful,” and “patently false.”
“This is why I’ve been arguing against the rollbacks in our intelligence capability that Senator Paul has advocated for.”
“…I’m actually a conservative with a heart.”
Democratic side of the bipartisan coalition to produce change in the criminal justice system defends Koch Brothers against attacks from a Democratic research firm.
“Being beyond marriage frees up resources,” Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin tells BuzzFeed News in a wide-ranging interview.
The NAACP’s national convention in Philadelphia highlighted a fundamental split between the old-guard of the civil rights movement and Black Lives Matter on the most important issue to black Americans.
The editor-in-chief of InStyle and the group publisher of the The Hollywood Reporter are among the donors.
“[A]llegations of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation necessarily state a claim of discrimination on the basis of sex” barred by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled in a groundbreaking decision this week.
Clinton says she supports raising the national minimum wage, but adds that “what you can do in L.A. or in New York may not work in other places.”
“Kennedy was young and appealing and ostensibly liberal, but I think at that point, seeing through Kennedy, and what liberalism was, was probably a significant step for me to understand that conventional politics or liberalism was not what was relevant.”
“We’ve got a lot of people in prison, frankly, that don’t really in my view need to be there,” House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday.