State lawmakers nixed a proposed statute that would criminalize parents who don’t protect their children from abusers. Similar laws in other states have lead to the imprisonment of battered women.
“I’m not going to say who it is but what I’m trying to say is, he’s a conservative and he took what I was saying and sort of so misinterpreted it that it’s nothing like—it’s just isn’t even in the universe of what I said.”
“2. Greed is the only consistent human characteristic.”
“History has already begun to harshly judge those who made this country’s decisions after 9/11,” Paul writes in his forthcoming book.
The California Democrat, who is currently running for Senate, used the gesture to jokingly distinguish between Indian Americans and Native Americans, in a meeting with Indian Americans.
…and George Stephanopoulos’s donation issues, young Hillary Clinton’s thoughts on privacy, and a fake letter in a Supreme Court brief.
“Thomas Jefferson said it best.”
She will be tweeting and ‘gramming in English and Spanish, a source familiar with Columba Bush’s plans told BuzzFeed News. Family photos are coming.
Rubio missing a closed Intelligence briefing and a Foreign Relations committee hearing while appearing at an event in the early primary state of New Hampshire.
The Wisconsin governor played it very safe in Israel. But he was just fulfilling the new rite of passage to American campaigning — one that’s a source of pride and concern in Israel, and a superficial but serious feature of GOP politics.
Dubya’s neoconservative advisers and allies can’t believe Jeb didn’t have a good answer on Iraq. “Frankly astonishing.”
“And so it was not a mistake in the sense that the president made the right decision based on what he believed and had reason to believe at that time.”
The state’s attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, is teaming up with hospitals and advocates to educate about the law and best practices for transgender health services on Friday. A BuzzFeed News exclusive.
“Well at the time, if you went and looked at the highest paid assistants in peoples offices, almost every single one was having an affair with their boss. There’s that,” the Missouri senator said in a radio interview last year.
The This Week anchor also donated to the foundation, which has come under scrutiny this year, in 2013.
“If Bruce Jenner says he’s woman then I’m not gonna argue with him. I know what obviously and biologically he is. That doesn’t change by himself identifying himself.”
The former governor of Maryland regularly hops rides from a prominent backer and the husband to Fox News host Greta Van Susteren.
The Florida Republican said Wednesday that neither he nor George W. Bush would make the decision to invade Iraq knowing what we know today.
“What is the simple reality is anyone who is running for president, you have to be out campaigning in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina. You’ve gotta be listening to the people, you’ve gotta be out meeting the people, hearing their questions.”
When Jeb arrives in Iowa this weekend, it will only be the second time this year. Sources say the Iowa Straw Poll may not be the only thing he’s skipping there.
“Those such as Secretary Clinton, who preach a message of international engagement and ‘smart power’ yet are not willing to stand up to special interests and support free trade.”
The progressives urging Elizabeth Warren to run for president are not interested in some leading progressives’ claim that President Obama was being sexist when he criticized Warren.
“Now these fathers leave the home and not just father children with that particular women, they father a child with another women, and another and another. We have created predators…”
After BuzzFeed News revealed Oklahoma misled the Supreme Court in a lethal injection case, Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s office admitted an “inadvertent citation error.” Update: The Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office informed the court of the error on Wednesday afternoon.
“There are obvious national security concerns, where the operational details shouldn’t be in the public domain.”
“Add your name to my petition to keep America safe and stand up to ISIS.”
“Sometimes people ask me what it’s like being married to Bill…”
“I know it’s gotta be frustrating for all of those who occupy a space outside the building. I would say probably including the vice president,” Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said.