Sen. Ron Wyden says the U.S. government is still spying on Americans and administration officials aren’t being held accountable.
One of South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham’s longtime advisers was the editor-in-chief of a neo-Confederate magazine — a magazine Graham gave an interview to in 1999. In an interview with BuzzFeed News, the adviser disavows his former views.
“If voters want to vote for someone who’s pro-Common Core, they’re going to have an opportunity to do that in this election,” Jindal tells BuzzFeed News.
Observers on all sides of the gun rights argument are scratching their heads after the failure of an ATF plan to ban bullets for AR-15s.
Senior Capitol Hill aides say the Clinton camp has not made a coordinated outreach effort to brief Democrats on how to handle questions or defend Clinton.
“They have nothing to do with work. I didn’t see any reason to keep them.” For the first time, the former secretary of state answers questions about the process for selecting 30,000 work-related emails to the State Department.
“She’s going to have a lot to answer for,” the Louisiana governor tells BuzzFeed News.
No answer to the hardest email question. And nobody’s having any fun.
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders and Justice in Aging filed suit against the Social Security Administration Tuesday on behalf of same-sex spouses being told to repay SSA’s overpayments.
“They never trusted anybody” at State, one former State Department official said of the former secretary. Clinton’s spokesman dismisses the idea that she and her staff were insular.
Data shared by Facebook exclusively with BuzzFeed News shows more people talking about Hillary Clinton after the email scandal hit. But even before the news broke, the tone had changed.
In an open letter to Iran, 47 Republican senators warned that any nuclear deal brokered without their approval could be undone “with the stroke of a pen.” Biden called the move “dangerous.”
U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen turns down Justice Department request to issue ruling by “close of business” on Monday.
The White House says the president did email with Clinton during her time in office, but he was unaware of that she used the personal account exclusively and housed it on a private server.
“I don’t know what that makes me,” Graham said on Meet the Press.
The president refrains from criticizing Clinton’s personal email usage, but tells CBS News he’s “glad that Hillary’s instructed that those emails about official business need to be disclosed.”
“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.” [Update: The state’s attorney general opposes the request.]
“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.