“Sen. [Jeff] Merkley thought the meeting would be on an area that he had already been briefed on, and when conflicts arose he missed the meeting,” liberal lawmaker’s office said in a statement.
Says spying program has foiled “dozens” of terrorist plots.
Armando Iannucci, creator and write of HBO’s Veep, sits down with BuzzFeed to talk politics. How Washington is like LA.
“This is putting American lives at risk and clearly done to hurt Americans,” King says of Greenwald’s scoops.
“He has apologized and I apologize as well,” says Senator Jeff Flake.
Bill Clinton told doctors he would not be refused and haggled his way into the operating room just before Chelsea was born. “Father of the Year.”
The Bush center celebrated by wearing exuberant socks.
“We don’t bid on big car plants here and shame on us.”
“Perjury is a serious crime. Mr. Clapper should resign immediately,” Amash says.
After the fizzling-out of the Occupy Wall Street movement in America, protesters from New York arrive in Tunis and Istanbul. Familiar tent cities, different goals.
They argue that the NSA spying programs were wrong but say whether Snowden broke the law is a separate issue.
The legal organization is suing on its own behalf — because it is a Verizon customer.
The president popped into an off-the-record briefing with reporters Monday.
E.W. Jackson’s self-published book Ten Commandments to an Extraordinary Life has a big error on the cover. Commandments — not “comandments.”
“We’ll probably have to take three extra ethics training courses this year,” one employee grouses on Facebook.
“The answer to this delicate security dilemma is neither blank checks nor blanket opposition.”
“There is nothing special about the timing other than we have been aggressively pursuing Hezbollah’s financial networks and the facilitators for their financial activity in Lebanon for some time now,” officials says.
After letting it play out in Congress, Obama goes big on immigration at what Republicans say is the worst possible time.
“You put that little phone in the charger and it’s facing you—anyone can watch you while you sleep. We’re entering 1984.”
A listless start by comparison for the other senate hopefuls in New Jersey’s special election. “Did you see how unexcited Pallone looked when he said he was excited?”
Despite the Steven Spielberg movie, despite all the books about a figure supposedly written about more than anyone besides Jesus Christ, yes, there are things you probably don’t know about him. Here are a few from Rich Lowry’s new book, Lincoln Unbound.
The man who leaked various materials on secret government surveillance programs made front pages around the world.
President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinpling met last weekend, and users of the Chinese social network Weibo noticed something.
One of them is her uncle, Fred Upton of Michigan.
Fending off a primary challenge at home, McConnell has gotten cozier than ever with the tea party. But can he be a movement leader and a Minority Leader at the same time?
The 20th annual Honfest in Baltimore, Md. happened over the weekend. Welcome to Bawlmer, hon!